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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.

9/20/2019Mayor Weir joins IGSA to kick-off fall season, celebrate Play Ball program

Independence Mayor Eileen Weir will join the Independence Girls Softball Association (IGSA) as they kick-off their Fallball season.

9/16/2019City Council takes steps to improve College Street in pilot program

The Independence City Council tonight heard the first reading of an ordinance that will begin work along College Street, a pilot project to showcase the power of targeted corridor improvements.

9/9/2019City takes steps to update ordinances prohibiting minors from possessing firearms, implements new Gun Unit

The Independence City Council tonight began the discussion to update City ordinances around minors in possession of firearms and other deadly weapons.

9/3/2019City announces agreement on retiree health insurance

The Independence City Council tonight approved an agreement created by the Special Health Insurance Review Committee (SHIRC) which will save the City an estimated $3.5 million in retiree health insurance costs each year.

8/15/2019Comments wanted on future Truman Connected Walking and Bicycling Path

The City of Independence, in coordination with the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) and a Steering Committee of community members, is kicking off Truman Connected to develop a concept.

8/6/2019Statement from City of Independence regarding citizen approval of Proposition P

City of Independence Mayor Eileen Weir released the following statement in regard to the citizen approval of the Local Use Tax, also known as Proposition P.

7/25/2019Palmer Center Activities and Events for August, 2019

Find an overview of programs and classes offered in August

7/16/2019City of Independence Cooling Center will be open Wednesday, July 17, through Saturday, July 20

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for our area from 1 p.m. on Wednesday through 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 20.

6/25/2019City of Independence announces fee and date changes for Drop-Off Depot

The City of Independence announced today prices will change for the Drop-Off Depot beginning in August 2019.

6/18/2019City of Independence issues statement following incident on June 17 at Bingham-Waggoner Estate

The City of Independence released the following statement in regards to the carjacking event which occurred on June 17 at the Bingham-Waggoner Estate.