City of Independence, Missouri

Public Utilities Advisory Board


The duties of this Board are to advise the City Council and City Manager on matters pertaining to the use, ownership, service, operation, or franchising of public utilities.

Membership Information

The City Council shall appoint seven members, each to four-year terms, to expire July 1. (Meet on 3rd Thursday at 2:30 pm at the Utility Center, 17221 E. 23rd Street S., Independence, MO, Independence Conference Room #117, First Floor.)


NameTitleExpirationAppointed By
Land, Garland 07/01/2022Council Interview Committee/Council
Looney, Jack 07/01/2021Council Interview Committee/Council
McCandless, Bridget 07/01/2024Council Interview Committee/Council
McDonald, Mark 07/01/2021Council Interview Committee/Council
McDowell, David 07/01/2023Council Interview Committee/Council
Porter, LawrenceVice Chairperson07/01/2024Council Interview Committee/Council
Zsak, Joseph 07/01/2022Council Interview Committee/Council

Alternate Members

NameTitleExpirationAppointed By

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