News Archive

Oct 31, 2020, 1:02 PM
A judge granted Clay County's motion to amend the order related to turning over documents to the Missouri State Auditor... continued
Oct 29, 2020, 3:12 PM
The County has asked for an extension on the deadline to turn over the documents in question to the Missouri State Auditor's office while the County considers exercising its right to appeal the Court's recent ruling... full statement continued
Oct 26, 2020, 6:56 PM
In recent days, Clay County was made aware of misinformation being circulated via social media regarding the Smithville Lake Nature Center... continued.
Oct 26, 2020, 3:09 PM
Clay County's legal counsel has received the court's ruling and remains in the process of reviewing options... continued.
Sep 17, 2020, 1:53 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [LIBERTY, MO, September 17, 2020] – In the opinion of legal counsel, Clay County has the right to proceed with work on the annex project, which was approved by a vote of the Clay County Commission.
Sep 14, 2020, 2:16 PM
Clay County is pleased to announce a groundbreaking ceremony held in coordination with the City of Smithville for a state‐of‐the‐art dog park to be located at Smithville Lake. Read more.
Aug 24, 2020, 9:35 AM
Clay County continues to track and monitor spending of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds allocated to community partners. Read more.
Jul 1, 2020, 3:25 PM
Find the latest update to the current state of the COVID-19 response as well as the chronological update history.
Apr 14, 2020, 4:00 PM
Clay County is pleased to announce a partnership with the Missouri Treasurer’s Office that will further increase the accessibility of important government records for our citizens and the media.Read more.
Mar 19, 2020, 4:54 PM
3/18/2020 - Please be advised: In response to COVID-19 concerns, Clay County public areas are closed, with some exceptions. Please call ahead. This decision is being made to ensure the health of our community and staff. The public will be notified of continuing updates via the County website, social and traditional media.