Posted on: December 5, 2018
At its October 10 meeting, the Independence City Commission officially adopted a tool to help elected officials and City staff focus their planning efforts for the future of the community. The Community Based Strategic Plan was developed with ci...Read on...
Click here for the Community Based Strategic Plan
Posted on: November 29, 2018
City Manager Craig Whitehead provides an update on the City's current financial status, covering topics such as the 2016 Audit, open government and financial transparency. This column was originally published in the Independence Daily Reporter.
Posted on: November 28, 2018
Check out this column by City Attorney Jeff Chubb and City Manager Craig Whitehead regarding the "Kansas Open Records Act and the City of Independence Process" originally printed in the Independence Daily Reporter.
Kansas Open Records Act Column
Posted on: October 29, 2018
The Street Department will pick up loose leaves November 13th through January 8th. Pickups are done by areas shown in the attached map. An interactive map is also available that allows you to enter your address to determine your pickup...Read on...
2018 Clickable Loose Leaf Pickup Map
Posted on: May 30, 2018
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...Read on...