Boards & Commissions

  1. Cultural Arts Taskforce

    The purpose of the Cultural Arts Taskforce is to beautify and enhance the downtown.

  2. Historic Preservation & Resource Commission

    The Independence Historic Preservation and Resource Commission makes recommendations regarding changes or modifications to historic structures or structures within the environs of historic structures.

  3. Housing Authority

    The Housing Authority is responsible for administering the Housing Authority Budget.

  4. Library Board of Trustees

    The Independence Library District Board of Trustees are responsible for the library budget, library operations and library programs.

  5. Park Board

    The Park Board is responsible for park planning and development, working with the Recreation Commission on the Park and Recreation Plan, recommending the annual park improvements and reviewing park policies.

  6. Planning Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals

    The Planning Commission is responsible for making recommendations to the City Commission regarding rezoning, conditional use permits and platting.

  7. Recreation Commission

    The Recreation Commission is responsible for administering the Recreation Commission budget, approving Recreation Commission programs and planning for future recreational needs.