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1/6/2020City Council takes steps to address blight in southwest Independence

The City Council approved an ordinance creating the Southwest Independence Redevelopment plan on Monday, Dec. 30.

11/26/2019City of Independence Power and Light Recognized as Smart Energy Provider

The City of Independence Power and Light Department (IPL) has earned a Smart Energy Provider (SEP) designation from the American Public Power Association for demonstrating commitment to and proficiency in energy efficiency, distributed generation, and environmental initiatives that support a goal of providing low-cost, quality, safe, and reliable electric service.

11/25/2019Palmer Center Activities and Events for December 2019
11/18/2019Decorate a penguin – help raise funds for Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity

For the third year in a row, the City of Independence is collaborating with Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity to raise funds and create the Snowman Trail featuring penguins at George Owens Nature Park.

11/6/2019S&P gives City’s Development Finance Board an “A” rating

The City of Independence recently received word from Standard and Poors that it had had affirmed its “A” long-term and underlying ratings for the City’s infrastructure leasehold revenue bonds, issued by the Missouri Development Finance Board which supports the City’s electric system.

11/6/2019Missouri Life Magazine honors four Independence visitor attractions

Missouri Life Magazine has named four Independence attractions winners in the publication’s inaugural “Discover the Best of Missouri Life Awards” contest.

10/28/2019Independence announces new technology just in time for snow season

Following the 2018-2019 winter season, which included 15 winter storm events, the City of Independence has installed automatic vehicle locator, or AVL software, in its snow plows and trucks.

10/23/2019City of Independence joins the fifth annual “Imagine a Day Without Water” to raise awareness about the value of water

Today, the City of Independence, Missouri, joined elected officials, water utilities, community leaders, educators, and businesses from across the country as part of the fifth annual Imagine a Day Without Water, a nationwide day of education and advocacy about the value of water.

10/23/2019Independence joint subcommittee to hold public hearing on pit bull ordinance

A joint subcommittee of the Independence Advisory Board of Health and the Animal Welfare Committee has scheduled a public hearing on breed specific legislation for November 6 at 6 p.m. at the Independence Utilities Center (17221 E. 23rd St., Independence, MO).

10/16/2019City of Independence seeks comment on concepts for the Truman Connected Bicycling & Walking Path

Public Open House scheduled Oct. 22, #TrumanConnected

10/14/2019City of Independence owned Silverstein Eye Center Arena has an estimated $29.7 million economic impact annually

The City of Independence today announced the results of an Economic Impact Study that was recently completed to understand how the 10-year-old Silverstein Eye Center Arena is impacting the area.

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