|9/15/2020||City of Independence receives $1 million boost for tourism|
The City of Independence will be reimbursed for more than $1 million of Tourism promotions as part of the Missouri Division of Tourism “Show Me Strong” Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) Recovery Plan.
|9/3/2020||Utility Assistance Program launches in Independence|
The City of Independence is utilizing CARES Act funds to assist families that have been negatively impacted by COVID-19 through a collaboration with the Community Services League to help them pay off delinquent utility bills.
|8/20/2020||Mayor Weir orders flags lowered in honor of former Mayor Don B. Reimal|
The City of Independence will lower flags at City buildings to honor former Mayor Don B. Reimal from sunrise on Friday, August 21, through sunset on Sunday, August 23.
|8/14/2020||City of Independence park playgrounds to reopen, public urged to use caution|
The City of Independence will allow park playgrounds to reopen on Monday, August 17
|8/12/2020||City of Independence honors passing of former Mayor Don B. Reimal|
The City of Independence today received the sad news that the City’s 49th Mayor Don B. Reimal passed away.
|7/16/2020||City of Independence Cooling Center will be open Friday, July 17, through Sunday, July 19|
The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for our area from noon, on Friday, July 17 through 9 p.m. on Sunday, July 19.
|6/30/2020||City of Independence Cooling Center will be open Wednesday, July 1|
The Roger T. Sermon Community Center, 201 N. Dodgion St., will be available as a cooling center from 9 AM-9 PM.
|6/26/2020||City of Independence announces firefighter has tested positive for COVID-19|
The City has notified impacted employees within the department and additional sanitization has taken place in the shared spaces of the impacted station
|6/25/2020||City of Independence announces new Power and Light Department General Manager|
The City of Independence today announced James Nail has been named General Manager of the Independence Power and Light Department.
|6/22/2020||City of Independence announces continuation of Phase 1 for City facilities, services|
Phase 1 has been modified with a few updates for Parks | Recreation | Tourism Department facilities.
|6/15/2020||City of Independence announces second large COVID-19 outbreak in less than a week, encourages public to take precautions|
As of Monday, June 15, 39 cases of COVID-19 had been identified at the Independence Manor, located at 1600 S. Kings Highway.
|6/11/2020||The Groves announces COVID-19 outbreak, precautions taken to protect residents, staff|
The Groves, a long-term care residential facility located at 1415 West White Oak in Independence, Mo., announced today there are 34 positive cases of COVID-19 at the location.
|6/9/2020||Mayor Weir signs Obama Foundation Mayor Pledge, continues community conversation|
Mayor Eileen Weir joined members of the Diversity and Inclusion Task Force for a special meeting yesterday, Monday, June 8, at which she continued a conversation regarding the actions our community can take to address ongoing concerns related to racial equality and the use of force by police.
|6/8/2020||City of Independence will resume utility shut offs, late fees July 15|
City of Independence Utility Customers are encouraged to make payment arrangements before July 15 if possible.
|6/3/2020||City continues dialogue and highlights ongoing efforts to work with African American community|
Mayor Weir has called her Diversity and Inclusion Task Force for a special meeting Monday, June 8, at 2:30 p.m. to focus on the important discussion of race and law enforcement.