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Tag Archives: Assistant County Administrator Nicole Brown

Two Appearances at Commission by Entrepreneur Who Wants to Reopen Paradise Pointe Restaurant

A little less than a year ago, Clay County resident Weldon Wright appeared before the Clay County Commission to discuss an RFP (Request for Proposal) to reopen the restaurant at Paradise Pointe Marina (formerly Little Platte Marina). The last restaurant to occupy the spot, Castaways, closed in 2010. Wright returned …

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Smithville Lake slip holders file lawsuit, Sunshined emails show concern from Marina Specialist

TheNorthlandNews.com has been covering the growing tension between Smithville Lake slip holders and Clay County over the last several weeks. We were notified today that we should take a look at Missouri Case.net as the slip holders had officially filed a lawsuit against Clay County. Case #17CY-CV01248 was filed on …

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What did the latest Sunshine Request show?

Not much of anything other than the inability of the county to deliver the information in a timely fashion. As I told you recently I had filed another Sunshine Request with the County looking for something a tipster had said might be worth looking into. This individual had good reason …

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Citizen Voices: Don Milum – I will continue to stand for what is right!

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Have something to say about an issue that’s bugging you? TheNorthlandNews.com opinion section is not constrained by length limitations like those seen in dead tree media. We’re happy to lend you our platform as long as your civil. Submit your rant, no matter how short or long,  for our Citizen …

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Constituent reaches out to County Commissioners, little response, dialogue goes cold

Occasional TNN contributor and Northland community organizer Jason Withington recently reached out to Clay County Commissioners Ridgeway and Owen for a dialogue about issues at the Courthouse. He was concerned about the recent changes to the format of the County Commission meeting that was passed 2-1 at the end of …

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Citizen Voices: Frustrations of Slip Holders Continue at Smithville Lake

the northland news citizen voices

Don Milum is a resident of Clay County. TheNorthlandNews.com readers may remember that he was one of the individuals that spoke at length at the County Commission meeting back in May. To submit a Citizen Voices column please email your column to stories [at] TheNorthlandNews.com. Citizen Voices is your portion …

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Musings: On Pepper Spray, Security Systems, and Commission Agenda Modifications

Clay County Mindset

I finally made it back down to the Clay County Courthouse on Monday after numerous weeks away. If you haven’t seen the reports that were published you should read THIS and THIS before delving into the Musing below. As a County taxpayer and someone who has observed Clay County politics …

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Clay County Collector Strikes Conciliatory Tone With Commission

Clay County Collector Lydia McEvoy

TheNorthlandNews.com returned to the Clay County Courthouse after a several month hiatus. Monday’s meeting was the first since the KSHB 41 story aired over the controversy dealing with decisions that County Collector Lydia McEvoy had made. Recently McEvoy purchased pepper spray for Collector clerks and changed the security system on …

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Tensions Resume at Courthouse Between #ClayCountyMO Commissioners

Clay County Missouri Commission

For several weeks it had seemed that things had calmed between the Clay County Commissioners, but tensions hit a new high at the Monday, June 20 County Commission meeting. Some time back an alteration was made to the Clay County Courthouse. Commissioner Nolte has since been concerned with how that …

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