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Jesse James Outlaw Airshow

Clay County, in association with Gary Crossley Ford, presents the Jesse James Outlaw Airshow, June 24-25 at the Midwest National Air Center, 13016 Rhodus Road, Excelsior Springs.

The airshow will include ground and air displays featuring the Aeroshell Aerobatic Team, T-33 “Ace Maker”, The Missouri Wings’ TBM-3E “Avenger” and B-25J Mitchell "Show-Me", Brian Correll’s Pitts S2S, Bob Richards’ S1S Pitts, Vince Hill’s T-28 Trojan, and Outlaw Aviation’s Stearman, plus exotic and supercars on display.

The airshow begins at 12:30; gates open at 10:30. Free parking offered with complimentary shuttles in operation from parking lots to show site. Advance tickets now available for $12, increasing to $15 the day of the show. Children 10 and under admitted free.

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Regional Household Hazardous Waste Event

Clay County residents can safely dispose of their paint, batteries, lawn and garden chemicals, house cleaners, and more by utilizing the Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program. This program is offered at no cost to residents, though proof of residency will be required.


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Shred-It Event

On April 22 at 9:00 a.m., the Clay County Commissioners, in partnership with the Clay County Sheriff, and Harrah's Casino, will be hosting a Shred-It event in the west parking lot of Harrah's Hotel and Casino. Two Shred-It trucks will be on site until noon or until the trucks are filled to capacity. Following the event, all shredded paper will be made into recycled products. Caesar's, the parent corporation of Harrah's, launched their environmental stewardship program, Code Green, in 2008. Since then, they have decreased the amount of their paper and other waste entering landfills by over 38%.

During the Shred-It event, Clay County residents are invited to bring up to 2 banker or copy-paper size boxes of documents for safe and secure on-site destruction. This event serves to increase awareness of identity theft, making our communities safer places to live. Shredding your documents is just one of the ways you can help protect yourself from identity theft. offers a page of information for those who are interested in learning more.

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Second Recorder of Deeds Office Opening at County Annex

Clay County Recorder of Deeds Katee Porter announces the opening of a satellite office at the Clay County Annex at 1901 NE 48th St., Kansas City, MO 64118, on Monday, January 4, 2016.


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Clay County Launches Online Transparency Portal

Clay County Commissioners Jerry Nolte, Gene Owen and Luann Ridgeway announce the launch of a free online Transparency Portal in conjunction with United for Missouri.

United for Missouri and Clay County Commissioners share a common goal to provide simple means for taxpayers to have immediate and free access to government use of tax dollars. This will increase access to public information, citizen involvement and government responsiveness to taxpayer input.

Clay County is the first county in the State of Missouri to launch this type of tool for members of the public to access open records. The portal is an initial step by Clay County to promote transparency, improve government accountability and encourage citizen involvement.


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Clay County Commission and Sheriff Partner on Emergency Management

Clay County Commissioners Jerry Nolte, Gene Owen and Luann Ridgeway announce a partnership with Sheriff Paul Vescovo for the Office of Emergency Management. Sheriff Vescovo was named Emergency Management Coordinator.


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Clay County Accepting Camp Ground Reservations Online

Clay County camp ground reservations are open for business. Patrons may now reserve camp sites at Camp Branch and Crow's Creek Campgrounds and securely pay for their sites online.

Parks personnel will be available from Monday through Friday, 8:00am through 4:30pm to handle issues and questions. An online form through which patrons can report issues and problems is available 24/7.

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