|4/22/2021||City of Independence Fire Department, Emergency Preparedness Division recognized for partnership with Medical Reserve Corps of Greater Kansas City|
The Outstanding MRC Sponsoring Organization Award honors MRC Sponsoring Organizations that have served as an exemplary host agency to their MRC and have successfully supported and helped integrate the MRC into their local community's public health, preparedness, and response infrastructure.
|4/15/2021||City of Independence Parks, Recreation, Tourism Director Eric Urfer announces retirement|
Urfer has served as Director of PRT for more than 16 years and has worked in the industry for more than 32 years.
|4/12/2021||City of Independence announces health guideline updates for residents, businesses|
City of Independence Mayor Eileen Weir, in consultation with Acting Health Director Christina Heinen, today issued updated health orders which will go into effect at 12 a.m. on April 23, 2021.
|4/7/2021||“Haunted Independence” campaign wins international tourism industry recognition|
You can watch the award winning video here: https://youtu.be/oBFDmxXi0hE.
|3/16/2021||United WE’s Appointments Project® Announces Expanded Programming to Independence, Missouri|
Appointments Project® Expands to Four New Cities Across Kansas City Metro to Increase Women’s Participation on Boards and Commissions
|3/12/2021||Mayor Weir marks one-year anniversary of COVID-19 Emergency Declaration with virtual State of the City|
Watch the speech or read it in full.
|3/5/2021||City of Independence Fire Department issues burn ban for Sunday, March 7|
A city-wide burn-ban has been placed in effect beginning this Sunday morning, 8:00 a.m., March 7, until at least Monday morning, March 8, at 8:00 a.m.
|3/1/2021||City of Independence Municipal Court changing hours, days of operation|
City of Independence Municipal Court changing hours, days of operation
|2/19/2021||City of Independence updates health guidelines for residents, businesses|
City of Independence Mayor Eileen Weir, in consultation with Acting Health Director Christina Heinen, today issued updated health orders which will go into effect tonight at 12 a.m. on Feb. 20, 2021.
|2/16/2021||City of Independence Utilities continues efforts to support Southwest Power Pool energy management|
he City of Independence Utilities, as a part of the Southwest Power Pool (SPP), continues to participate in mandatory rolling power outages as requested by Pool administrators.
|2/15/2021||City of Independence Utilities joins regional request for energy conservation efforts|
The City of Independence Utilities joins regional peers in the Southwest Power Pool requesting its customers take steps to decrease energy usage as the region faces a potential energy shortage caused by high usage due to the extreme cold over the last week.
|2/10/2021||Independence announces utility bill credit for electric customers|
Beginning on Feb. 11, customers will begin to see a credit of $193.82 on their account.
|2/5/2021||Independence activates warming center ahead of weekend cold front|
The City of Independence has activated the Roger T. Sermon Community Center as a warming Center beginning on Saturday, Feb. 6, through Wednesday, Feb. 10.
|2/1/2021||City dedicates suite at Cable Dahmer Arena to former Mayor Don Reimal|
Independence announced the dedication of the Don B. Reimal Community Suite at the Cable Dahmer Arena on Friday, Jan. 29, during a home Kansas City Mavericks game
|1/21/2021||City takes steps to encourage further local focus on contracts, purchases|
The Independence City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday, Jan. 19, to update the City’s procurement policy.
|1/19/2021||City works to address code concerns in targeted effort|
The City of Independence recently completed the first segment of a corridor code enforcement effort along Wilson Road in Independence.
|1/15/2021||Annual Martin Luther King, Jr., event goes virtual|
The City of Independence Martin Luther King, Jr., Coalition invites you to join them on Monday, Jan. 18, for a virtual celebration honoring the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
|1/13/2021||City of Independence announces extension of utility shut off moratorium|
The City of Independence today announced the moratorium on utility shut offs has been extended to Feb. 28, 2021.
|12/23/2020||City of Independence announces utilities payment portal is live again|
The City has been working continuously to restore this site and other services since taking them offline as a precautionary measure while the City worked to address the recent cyber event.