News Archive

May 21, 2019, 11:09 AM
On May 6th, Clay County honored Older Americans Month with a proclamation. Clay County has over 40,000 residents age 60 and above; we are fortunate to have such a large and active senior association with numerous services and resources for residents. Only 55 Missouri counties have levy funds to support seniors. Read more...
May 15, 2019, 11:37 AM
The new irrigation system at Paradise Point Golf Complex will have nearly 40 miles of pipe and an equal amount of wire. At no point during installation of the new system do we intend to have more than four holes under construction at any given time. Read more...
May 6, 2019, 3:36 PM
Mushroom hunting has been a lively topic in Clay County this season.
Apr 12, 2019, 10:40 AM
According to the ruling, the State Auditor lacks the authority to enforce a subpoena without an order of the court.
Apr 12, 2019, 10:37 AM
During periods of severe winter weather, several Clay County departments are tasked not only with standard duties but with the extra responsibility to keep employees and citizens safe.
Apr 12, 2019, 10:30 AM
The 2019 Adopted Budget prioritizes core government services in this order: public safety; safe, smooth roadways; essential public services; and clean, accessible parks.
Feb 27, 2019, 4:51 PM
The Highway Department recently closed the bridge on NE 188th St near New Hope Camp.  Keep reading to learn about how County bridge replacement works, and what's going on with New Hope Bridge. 
Feb 14, 2019, 4:26 PM
Today the Clay County Commission filed for a preliminary injunction asking a Judge to stop the State Auditor from taking any action to enforce unconstitutional demands or subpoenas for records beyond her authority, as outlined in the Missouri Constitution. Continued...
Feb 12, 2019, 12:07 PM
Clay County continues to cooperate with all legal requests from the State Auditor’s Office. All financial transactions made in the past two years have been turned over as requested to the audit team, including 300,000 lines of data and more than 1,300 pages of documents. This Commission is confident that the constitutional issues brought forward are serious and far-reaching. Government requires accountability at all levels. The County looks forward to a Judge addressing these matters.
Feb 4, 2019, 4:30 PM
The State Auditor agreed to halt taking further action on a subpoena for records from Clay County today. Both the Auditor and Clay County agree that serious constitutional issues surround the Auditor’s subpoena power, for which a judicial opinion is needed. Continued...