The Buchanan County Board of Supervisors has ordered the Buchanan County Courthouse to be closed on Monday, May 8, 2017 for employee training.
County employees will be training on a recently adopted Active Shooter Policy that incorporates ALiCE procedures. ALiCE stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate. The training will include live-action scenarios that will require the Buchanan County Courthouse to be closed.
During the closure, no one except those employees being trained will be allowed on the property.
The Buchanan County Secondary Road Department will be accepting applications for a Seasonal Mower Technician through April 28, 2017 until 4:00 p.m.
The Buchanan County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections, Cindy Gosse, has announced that absentee ballots for the City of Independence Special Election on March 7, 2017, will be available to be voted on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.