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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Beware of Unlicensed Contractors

If you are in the floodplain and have flood damage in addition to the permit process mentioned in the previous press release, please make contact with your insurance company, obtain estimates and verify that contractors have City licenses before signing a...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Notice to Owners of Property Within the 1% (100 year) Floodplain

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Notice to Owners of Property Within the 1% (100 year) Floodplain

The City of Independence Building Department is requesting that residents and business owners report any structural damage due to the flooding caused by recent heavy rainfall.

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

City and area crews respond to multiple emergencies during flash flooding

Flooding event

City and area crews respond to multiple emergencies during flash flooding   Emergency responders across the city of Independence and Montgomery County spent a sleepless night answering multiple calls for assistance as a powerful, lingeri...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Schwenker named new City Clerk/Treasurer

David Schwenker, City Clerk-Treasurer color

Formerly a partner at the Yerkes & Michels, CPA, LLC, accounting firm, Schwenker began his duties August 6 at City Hall. He is responsible for account and ledger reconciliation and other daily primary accounting duties, as well as supervising the issu...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Gun Crimes Threaten Range and Airport Safety

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 The Independence Police Department (IPD) is investigating a number of recent gun crimes that have occurred at the public gun range on city property and are jeopardizing safety and the continued availability of the range. 

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Temporary Signs Are Not Allowed in Rights-of-Way

Temporary signs are not allowed in City rights-of-way

Just a reminder that political, real estate, garage sale signs, etc. are not allowed on City rights-of-way.803.3. Temporary signs: All political signs, real estate signs, garage sale signs, or other signs of a temporary nature for a personal gain shall co...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

City requests citizen cooperation for sidewalk safety

City of Indy Sidewalk Safety

Recently, the City of Independence has received multiple complaints about obstacles blocking neighborhood sidewalks and presenting safety hazards for pedestrians.Overhanging tree branches, overgrown shrubbery, bicycles and children’s toys can ca...

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