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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Meet Planning & Zoning

Ryan_Kristy

Meet Kristy and Ryan, they manage the Buchanan County Planning and Zoning Office.  This office is responsible for regulating a variety of planning activities in unincorporated areas, including land divisions, lot-line adjustments, zoning district...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Crime Victims' Rights Week

National Crime Victims Rights Week Logo

The week of April 24-30, 2022 is National Crime Victims' Rights Week.  Please join us at any of the planned events to support and remember victims of crime.

4-25-22: Wear teal for Sexual Assault Awareness Month or blue for Child Abuse Prevention M...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Eastern District Road & Bridge Update

Road Work

Beginning April 25, 2022, the Eastern District Road & Bridge Department will be starting our reclaiming process.  Currently our budget allows us to chip seal approximately 40 of our 120 miles of chip seal roads putting them on a 3-year rotati...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

Meet the Courthouse Deputies

Deputies

Meet the Courthouse Deputies.  The outstanding Deputies assigned to the Buchanan County Courthouse are responsible for the safety and security of all citizens, judges, office holders, court employees, and office staff that enter the courthouse. &...

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Admin Office
Posted on: March 28, 2022

Eastern District Road Closings

Road Work

Weather Permitting, the Buchanan County Eastern District will be closing the following roads for repairs.

  • SE Old Frame Road from SE 70th Road to MM Highway from April 4, 2022 to April 8, 2022
  • SE 95th Road from S169 Highway to SE Sterrel Road from April 11, ...
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Posted on: March 9, 2022

Meet Human Resources

Human Resources

The Buchanan County Human Resources office is a two-person team consisting of the Director of Human Resources, Annette Lanham, and the Payroll Specialist, Dustin Roe.  The Human Resources office plans, coordinates, and directs the administrative ...

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Admin Office
Posted on: February 9, 2022

Meet the Treasurer's Office

Treasurer Picture

Pictured left to right Edney, Treasurer Dave Gall and Morgan

Meet the Buchanan County Treasurer’s office.  This office is responsible for receipting revenue coming into the county, making deposits, investing monies, balancing bank accoun...

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Admin Office
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Meet the Prosecuting Attorney's Office

Prosecuting Attorney Group

Meet the staff of the Buchanan County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Front Row: Kalei, Georgia, Kristine; Frist Row: Heather, Joelle, Michelle, Chad, Leslie, Logan, Siobhan, Josh; Back Row: Andrew, Ron Holliday, Bob, not pictured Kristina.

Ron Ho...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Register to Vote for February 8, 2022 Election

REGISTER TO VOTE for FEB 8 Election2022 (1)

There will be a Primary Election on Tuesday February 8, 2022.  The last day to register to vote for this election is January 12, 2022.  To check your voter registration visit: www.sos.mo.gov/elections/goVoteMissouri/register. To view the...

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Admin Office
Posted on: December 29, 2021

2022 Assessment List

Assessor

You will be receiving your personal property assessment list in the mail soon.  Remember to draw a line through any personal property you did not own January 1, 2022 and include any personal property you purchased on or after January 1, 2021. &am...

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Admin Office
Posted on: December 9, 2021

Meet the Buchanan County Child Support Enforcement Office

Child Support Group

Meet the Buchanan County Child Support Enforcement office; back row:  Cathy, Laura, Pam, Tammy, Sarah, Dee, Leslie; front row:  Heather, Tania, Rebecca, John.  Not pictured:  Laura and Leslie.

The Child Support Enforceme...

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Admin Office
Posted on: December 2, 2021

End of Year Paying Taxes & Recording Documents

REMINDER Last day to pay taxes and do recordings

The Buchanan County Courthouse is closed on Friday, December 24th and Friday, December 31st, 2021.

The last day to pay tax bills in person will be Thursday December 30, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.  Taxes can be paid online at https://www.co.buchanan.mo.us/2...

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Admin Office
Posted on: December 1, 2021

Crime Victim Memorial Tree

Victim Christmas Tree

For the past 25 years, the Buchanan County Prosecuting Attorney's Office has organized and hosted the Crime Victim Memorial tree lighting service. This year a live tree was planted, now the memorial is a permanent fixture on the lawn of the Bucha...

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Admin Office
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Closed Thursday November 25th & Friday November 26th

Closed Thanksgiving

The Buchanan County Courthouse will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday November 25th and Friday November 26th.  We hope this Thanksgiving finds you with plenty of reasons to give thanks.  Happy Thanksgiving!

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Admin Office
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Bid Listing

BID LISTING

2022 Price Agreement for Concrete Mixes, Gasoline & Diesel, Propane, Rock, Tires & Tubes.  For more information visit: https://www.co.buchanan.mo.us/bids.aspx.

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Posted on: November 9, 2021

Meet the Assessor's Office

Assessor Group Picture

Meet the Assessor’s office front row Tracy, Tina, Amanda, Stena; back row Steve, County Assessor Dean Wilson, Valerie, Angela, Rachael, Robbie, Chad.

The Assessor’s office is responsible for developing and maintaining a current list of ...

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Admin Office
Posted on: November 1, 2021

Ingenious Inventions on display at the Courthouse

Ingenius Inventions1

"Ingenious Inventions: An Entrepreneurial History of St. Joseph Innovations" is currently on display at the Buchanan County Courthouse through the end of November.  The exhibit presents the stories of some of St. Joseph's most ...

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Admin Office
Posted on: October 25, 2021

Tax BIll

Tax Bills Going Out Admin Office
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Meet the Buchanan County Auditors

Auditor Group Pic

They are auditors, but still a fun group.  Meet the Buchanan County Auditor's office; left Buchanan County Auditor Tara Horn center Konda and bottom right Becky.

The Buchanan County Auditor is responsible for establishing, implementing, a...

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Admin Office
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Stories in Stone

Stories in Stone exhibit

Now displayed at the Buchanan County Courthouse.  Stories in Stone is five double-sided panels highlighting cemeteries around the entirety of Buchanan County.  From the first county seat in Sparta, MO, with the cemetery of the same name,...

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Admin Office
Posted on: September 28, 2021

Appraisers Assessing Properties

assessor car picture

The appraisers from the Assessor's office will be assessing all properties in the southwest corner of Buchanan County.  It is a state requirement to verify property tax assessments each year. Staff from the Buchanan County Assessor's office will ...

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Admin Office
Posted on: September 22, 2021

3 New Bridges

Eastern District Bridges Before_ AFter

The Eastern District in Buchanan County now has 3 new bridges.  Thank you to Andy Mecias at Snyder & Associates, Inc., Brad Parn at Brookfield Box and Bridge, LLC and MoDOT.  All County Bridge projects were funded by the Off-System B...

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Admin Office
Posted on: September 17, 2021

Bid Listing

BID LISTING

Request for proposal: Food Service - Buchanan County Sheriff's Office. For more information visit  https://www.co.buchanan.mo.us/bids.aspx?bidID=291.

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Bid Listing

BID LISTING

Provide and install ethernet and fiber cabling at the Buchanan County Academy.  For information visit our website at https://www.co.buchanan.mo.us/bids.aspx?bidID=290.

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Meet the Buchanan County Clerk's Office

Clerk Group

Meet the staff of the Buchanan County Clerk’s Office (Bottom Row: Lexi Crump, Sandy Wood; Top Row: Mary Baack-Garvey, Connie Grosdidier, Kerry Peppard)

The Buchanan County Clerk’s office also serves as the Election Authority; this offic...

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Admin Office
Posted on: August 31, 2021

Towers of St. Joseph: The Local Architecture of Harvey Ellis

Towers of St. Joseph- Architecture of Harvey Ellis

The St. Joseph  Convention and Visitors Bureau presents “Towers of St. Joseph: The Local Architecture of Harvey Ellis.” on display at the Buchanan County Courthouse from September 1st-September 30th.  Stop in and see ...

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Admin Office
Posted on: August 9, 2021

Meet the Collector's Office

Collectors Group

Meet the staff of the Buchanan County Collector’s Office (1st row: Peggy Campbell, Melanie, 2nd row: Bridget, Maggie, 3rd row: Holly, Heather, 4th row: Susie)

The Buchanan County Collector’s Office is responsible for:

  • Collecting taxes fr...
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Admin Office
Posted on: August 5, 2021

Collector Annual Tax Sale

TAX SALE Photo

On Monday, August 23, 2021 at 10:00 a.m., the Buchanan County Collector will hold the annual tax sale at the Buchanan County Courthouse.  All bidders must get clearance from the city of St. Joseph code enforcement office, pre-register and sign an...

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Admin Office
Posted on: July 27, 2021

Bridge Work

Road Work

Buchanan County is continuing to replace bridges in the Eastern District.  The second bridge over Riley Branch on 110th road is complete.  On August 2nd, Brookfield Box and Bridge will start working on SE 145th road over Jenkins Branch, ...

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Admin Office
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Show-Me Checkbook

Show Me Checkbook Press Release Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick

State Treasurer Scott  Fitzpatrick visited Buchanan County Monday morning, recognizing us for participating in the Show-Me Checkbook.  Auditor Tara Horn provided all of Buchanan County's expenditures and made it possible for the...

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Admin Office
Posted on: July 15, 2021

Bid Listing

BID LISTING

Fire Pump Replacement and Alarm Device Upgrade with the Buchanan County Maintenance Department.  For information visit our website at https://www.co.buchanan.mo.us/bids.aspx

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Buchanan County Public Administrator Office

Public Administrator Group

Meet the Public Administrator office staff (front row: Katie, Randy, Rebecca, back row: Annette Bertelsen, Bonnie, Jordan)                         ...

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Admin Office
Posted on: July 6, 2021

Register to Vote

REGISTER TO VOTE

Last day to register to vote is July 7, 2021 for the August 3, 2021 Special Election.

To check your voter registration contact the Buchanan County Clerk at 816-271-1412

To register online visit https://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/goVoteMissouri/register

To view...

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Admin Office
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Bid Listing

BID LISTING

Inmate Phone & Tablet System RFP for the Buchanan County Sheriff's Office.

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Buchanan County Recorder of Deeds

Recorders Office

This office has recorded documents that date back to July 1839.  Numerous types of documents are recorded daily such as, land records, plats, surveys, lot line adjustments, affidavits, beneficiary deeds, deeds of trust, assignments and foreclosur...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

Bridge Work

Completed

3 Bridges are being replaced in the Buchanan County Eastern District.  Bridgework is completed on SE 125th road over James Branch.  The bridge over Riley Branch on 110th road is currently under construction and closed to traffic, alterna...

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