The City is currently represented by Midwest Mediation & Consulting, LLC. The two-year contract covers November 1, 2013 to October 31, 2015. The contract amount for year one is $55,000; the contract amount for year two is $58,000.
The City of Independence is a member of the Missouri Muncipal League, which lobbies on behalf of municipalities in Missouri.
Membership dues are paid on an individual basis: $75 per year for the City Manager and $75 per year for the Deputy City Manager.