City Council

Mayor Eileen Weir

Mayor Eileen Weir

Phone: (816) 325-7027
Fax: (816) 325-7012

Mayor Eileen Weir was elected in April, 2014 for a four-year term. Prior to being elected as the City’s 50th Mayor, and 2nd female Mayor, she served as Independence Councilwoman for the 4th District from 2012-2014.

Boards and Commissions

  • City Council Interview Committee
  • City Council Employee Advisory Committee
  • City Council Transportation Advisory Committee
  • Mayor’s Advisory Commission on the Visual Arts
  • Japanese Sister City Committee
  • Independence Harry S Truman Award Commission
  • Independence Economic Development Council Board of Directors
  • Mid-America Regional Council Board of Directors
  • Missouri Municipal League Board of Directors
  • Little Blue Valley Sewer District Board of Trustees
  • United Services Community Action Agency Board of Directors
  • KC Rising Steering Committee


  • United States Conference of Mayors
  • National League of Cities
  • Missouri Municipal League
  • Eastern Jackson County Betterment Council
  • Kansas City Metro Mayors Caucus
  • Independence Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce

2015 State of the City

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