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Husband of Clay County Collector Announces Intent to Run for Kansas City City Council

The Clay County Republican Party meets at the chambers of the Clay County Commission. At the meeting held tonight, Clay County Collector Lydia McEvoy’s husband, Kevin McEvoy, announced his intent to run for 2nd District In-District Kansas City City Council in 2019. The seat is currently occupied by Dan Fowler. Kevin …

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Marathon Clay County Commission meeting lasts over 5 hours, controversy continues with boat slip fees

The Clay County Commission meeting on Monday, February 6 saw more controversy as the commission adjourned early for a lengthy executive session, had two members of the public give passionate public comment without the commission present, more public comments about concerns at Smithville Lake over the ongoing boat slip fee …

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Clay County Collector: What to do if you were late on your property taxes

Clay County Collector Lydia McEvoy

This year, we in the Collector’s office sought to make paying taxes on time easier for many by offering full service at the Annex on Saturday, December 31.  We also employed a 24 hour answering service, so that taxpayers could get assistance up to the last minute. A steady stream …

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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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Clay County Collector: Clay County Tax Sale Coming, Important Dates for County Taxpayers

Clay County Collector Lydia McEvoy

Clay County Tax Sale The tax sale is held once a year on the fourth Monday of August at 10:00 A.M. The next sale will be held on August 22, 2016. Interested parties can download our tax sale guidelines on our website. The recently passed revisions to the tax sale …

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Clay County Collector McEvoy Pushing for State Legislation That Would Affect Property Tax Collection

Clay County Collector Lydia McEvoy

Clay County Collector Lydia McEvoy spoke during the officeholder comments portion of the February 1, 2016 Clay County Commission meeting. McEvoy was there to tell the Commission about state legislation she was working on with Representatives Nick King and Kevin Corlew. Missouri HB 1394 (2016) would allow county collectors like …

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Clay County Missouri Annex Issues

The Northland News attended the December 14, 2015 Commission meeting. During officeholder comment Clay County Collector Lydia McEvoy expressed frustration with IT issues at the Clay County Courthouse. The Annex was down the morning of the Commission meeting. In her comments, McEvoy indicated she was there to ask the Commission …

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2015 Clay County Missouri Salary Commission grants COLA Increases

According to Missouri Statute, non-chartered Counties like Clay County, Missouri are required to hold a salary commission on odd numbered years. The members of the salary commission should be made up of the recorder of deeds, the county clerk, prosecuting attorney, sheriff, county commissioner, collector, treasurer, assessor, auditor, and public …

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