Community Development

W. Z. Hickman Awards

The Independence Heritage Commission is accepting nominations for the 2013 W. Z. Hickman Preservation Awards. Awards are given in up to four categories and they recognize individuals and orgainziations who have helped to preserve and share the history of Independence.

Nomination forms may be submitted in person or through the mail to the Historic Preservation Division.  Forms are due by Friday, March 22, 2013.

For questions or additional information, please contact Heather Carpini at 816-325-7419 or

Hickman Award Applications