• Welcome to Clay County!

    Welcome to Clay County!

    Welcome to Clay County! Check out our community guidebook for 2022 - it's filled with events, ideas and celebrations going on in Clay this year. 

  • Get Vaccinated!

    Get Vaccinated!

    Find opportunities in Clay County and around the KC metro area to get vaccinated against COVID-19

    COVID-19 vaccines are safe and free no matter where you get it. Anyone 12 years and older is eligible to be vaccinated at this time. 

    Click here to access the Clay County Public Health Center vaccination hub to schedule your vaccination or for more information like FAQ's and Clay County's local data. 


  • Bicentennial Celebrations

    Bicentennial Celebrations

    Missouri is celebrating it's 200th birthday! Click here to see how Clay County is participating. Events, news and information on bicentennial celebrations around Clay. 




The Transparency Portal is where you will find all of Clay County's public information. 


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The Bicentennial photo contest featuring our mascot CLAY has officially wrapped up! This photo contest is hosted by the Courier Tribune.

Let's give a big round of applause to the two October winners! 

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Sarah Ray

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You'll be able to find all the previous monthly winners here: Courier-Tribune


County UpDates

All Clay County tax bills have been mailed. Check your billing immediately.  Any incorrect statements must be brought to the attention of the Assessor's Office.

Due to staffing issues, the Clay County Annex may be closed intermittently.  Taxes must be paid or postmarked by December 31, 2022.  Online tax processing will shut off at 10:00 p.m. on December 31.



State Audit 

Our current administration has worked hard to cooperate with the State Auditor's Office and provide all the materials needed to complete this audit.

Clay County is fully committed to implementing every one of the Auditor's recomendations. Commissioners and County leadership have, and will continue to make necessary changes in pursuit of transparency, accountability and financial efficiency. 

Click the links below to view October 2022 updates.

Audit Status Report October 2022

Audit Dashboard October 2022


Notice from Assessor

Unfortuntely, due to Missouri State Statute 137.115.9 R.S.Mo, the Office of the Assessor will be unable to freeze personal property taxes for 2022. 

The current version of the section requires that the Assessor only use the methodologies described in the statute for valuing motor vehicles.

You can read the full statement by clicking here.

schedule your Vaccination
Find multiple ways to sign up for a COVID vaccination appointment with the Clay County Public Health Center portal. 
Vaccinations are safe, free and the absolute best way to protect yourself and community from illness. Make an appointment here.


Email notifications available for all agenda items

Simply create an account on our Public Meetings page, and choose the type of notifications you would like to receive. 

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Explore Clay County

We invite you to come explore all there is to see, do and enjoy! From our rich history to family fun or a unique date night, Clay County offers you so many options. Not sure what to do first? Head here to help plan your day.

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Clay county Careers

Positions available for those with experience in maintenance, road work, marinas, law enforcement, help desk, customer service, golf technicians and more!

Click here to see job openings

Parks & Historic Sites

Our vision is to provide Clay County citizens and all visitors a higher quality of life. We encourage you to come out and explore our parks, historic sites and participate in our programs throughout the year.