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Nolte Reads Prepared Statement About Administrator Contract Prior to Commission Meeting

At last Monday’s Clay County Commission meeting, Commissioner Nolte read prepared remarks about County Administrator Dean Brookshier’s new contract prior to the official start of the meeting. The Northland News reported on the contract a couple weeks ago. Brookshier pay increased significantly from $102,000 to $149,000 in addition to numerous …

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Musings: New contract for Clay County Administrator beyond outrageous

For the last year and a half I have been covering the continual conflict and disrespect of the citizens at the Clay County Courthouse. Yesterday I received an email from a source that contained the renewal contract of Clay County Administrator Dean Brookshier. For those that haven’t seen the news …

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Clay County Administrator Dean Brookshier Receives 44% Salary Increase

TheNorthlandNews.com was sent a copy of Clay County Administrator Dean Brookshier’s new contract and old contract from an anonymous source late today. Click HERE for the 2015 contract, click HERE for the 2017 contract. There is significant differences between the two contracts. The most obvious difference is the amount of …

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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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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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Contention Continues at the Clay County Courthouse

Public Comments Bring Questions About Financial Success of Horseback by America event, Nolte Calls for County Administrator Dean Brookshier’s Resignation Monday brought another episode of the tensions that have plagued the County Commission meeting for months. The beginning of the Commission meeting saw several public comments expressing concern about the …

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Nolte Calls for Park Board Member Resignation, Expresses Frustration With Staff and Commission

At the Monday, July 11 Clay County Commission meeting, Presiding Commissioner Jerry Nolte¬†spoke for about 9:00 minutes about online comments made by Clay County Parks Board member Fred Walters, his concerns about actions of County Administrator Dean Brookshier, and a response to the accusations made in late June about his …

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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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Presiding Commissioner Nolte Uses Commissioner Comments Again to Address Concerns

Clay County Missouri Commission

Presiding Commissioner Jerry Nolte has phoned in to the last two Clay County Commission meetings due to the fact that he was out of town. It has been a couple weeks since he’s made any comments pertaining to the ethics reforms and other issues that have caused tensions to develop …

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Growing Tensions at Clay County Courthouse

Clay County Commission Work Session

The Northland News has been covering the Clay County Commission since late June of 2015. Over the last couple months, there has been growing tension between Presiding Commissioner Jerry Nolte and Eastern Commissioner Luann Ridgeway. The primary issue at hand has dealt with questions Nolte has been asking of County …

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