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Independence Park Commission

In 1995, a seven-member volunteer committee was created by the City Council to promote park and recreation activities, facilities, and fund raising efforts within the community. The group also serves as the oversight committee for improvements made through park sales tax efforts. The commission meets regularly on the last Thursday of each month to discuss park-related issues and developments. The public is welcome to attend. Please contact the Parks and Recreation Administration office at 325-7360 for more information. 

Park Commission Members
Roger Hershey (Advisory), Judge Jack Gant (Advisory), Nina Anders,
Cliff McCormick, Ronald Kroeger, Bill Kidd, Jolie Austin and Gail Price


Are you interested in serving on a commission?
Independence residents interested in serving on City boards are encouraged to apply.  The Council appointment process begins with the submission of an application to the City Clerk.  Applications for Park Commission, Tree Commission and more are available online or by call the City Clerk office at (816)325-7010. 

Click here for the Board/Commission Application


Parks Commission Report Presentation  to City Council April 2010


Agendas & Minutes


Park Sales Tax Report 10/13/2008 City Council Study Session
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