City of Independence, Missouri

Independence Park Commission
Ordinance No. 14288 & Resolution No. 5466


This Commission is to act in an advisory capacity to the City Council relating to public education, use and knowledge regarding Parks and Recreation programs, will consider recommendations from the Tree Commission, and Sports Commission and will solicit and suggest disbursement of funds donated from private sources and will review the status of the projects funded by the Parks Improvement Sales Tax. They are to make a report to the City Council at least twice a year. They are to meet at least quarterly.

Membership Information

The group shall consist of seven members who shall serve without compensation. The Mayor and Councilmembers each appoint one member with the terms expiring September 1. Commission selects its own Chairperson. The terms are for three years.


Austin, Jolie 09/01/2025
Gall, Zachary 09/01/2020
Hershey, Roger Advisory  
Kyser, Diane 09/01/2021
McCormick, Clifford B. 09/01/2020
Price, Gail 09/01/2022
Shawn Brimer 09/01/2021
Steinmeyer, Michael 09/01/2020

Alternate Members


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