City of Independence, Missouri

City Planning Commission


The duties of the commission are to prepare and recommend to the City Council a master plan for physical development; regulations governing the subdivision, and zoning plan or ordinances; to make recomendations to the Council on approval or disapproval of plats, and to submit to the City Manager a list of recommended public improvements.

Membership Information

The City Council shall appoint seven members, each to four (4) year terms to expire on July 1. The Mayor and City Manager shall also be ex-officio members to serve in a liaison capacity.


NameTitleExpirationAppointed By
Dreher, Richard 07/01/2023Council Interview Committee/Council
Ferguson, Virginia 07/01/2022Council Interview Committee/Council
McClain, CindyVice-Chair07/01/2024Council Interview Committee/Council
Michell, Paul 07/01/2024Council Interview Committee/Council
Preston, Billie 07/01/2021Council Interview Committee/Council
Walker, ZachCity Manager Council
Weir, EileenMayor Council
Weir, Joe 07/01/2021Council Interview Committee/Council
Wiley, Heather 07/01/2023Council Interview Committee/Council

Alternate Members

NameTitleExpirationAppointed By

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