News Archive

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.
Mar 19, 2020, 11:45 AM
The Clay County Commission — in coordination with the Clay County Public Health Center (CCPHC) and the Emergency Management Coordinator — declared a state of emergency in Clay County. Read more.
Mar 16, 2020, 4:53 PM
The Charter Constitutional Advisory Committee was tasked with garnering public input on the Constitutional Election set for April 7th.
Feb 14, 2020, 10:28 AM
Clay County remains committed to its responsibility to the audit as well as its responsibility to holding the Missouri Auditor accountable throughout this process. Read more.
Dec 12, 2019, 4:56 PM
The Assistant County Administrator appeared for her deposition today, but Clay County’s legal counsel learned just before the hearing was to begin that non-attorney staff from the State Auditor’s office would be conducting the questioning. Read more.