|8/19/2016||City of Independence to Participate in Statewide Disaster Drill on August 24|
Volunteers are still needed to participate in a state-wide disaster drill on Wednesday, August 24, 2016.
|8/17/2016||Beauty Rest Motel to be Demolished|
The City of Independence will hold a ceremony marking the demolition of the Beauty Rest Motel at 1631 Salisbury Road at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 20, 2016.
|7/28/2016||Sandy Dougherty Honored for Dedicated Community Service at Missouri Municipal League West Gate Region Civic Leadership Awards|
The banquet gave West Gate communities an opportunity to recognize outstanding contributions of business and civic leaders in developing stronger cities.
|7/25/2016||Hot Weather and Excessive Heat Warning Extended|
The National Weather Service has extended an excessive heat warning until 8 p.m. Sunday, July 25.
|7/25/2016||Independence Health Department to Celebrate National Farmers’ Market Week on August 13, 2016|
Celebrate local fresh food at the Independence Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market on Saturday, August 13.
|7/25/2016||Palmer Center Activities and Events for August, 2016.|
The Palmer Center at 218A N. Pleasant St. in Independence, MO is dedicated to the mission of improving the overall health of adults 60+.
|7/20/2016||Hot Weather and Excessive Heat Warning Continues|
The National Weather Service has extended an excessive heat warning until 7 p.m. Saturday, July 23.
|7/19/2016||Hot Weather and Excessive Heat Warning|
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning which will remain in effect until 10 p.m. Thursday, July 21.
|7/18/2016||City of Independence Orders Cease Operation for Three Businesses|
The City of Independence has issued Cease Operations Orders for three businesses in violation of the terms of the City’s License Code.
|7/15/2016||City of Independence Mayor Eileen Weir Receives Economic Development Leadership Award|
Mayor Eileen Weir was recognized today for her commitment to economic development with the presentation of the George Matteson Leadership award.
|7/8/2016||City of Independence Community Solar Groundbreaking Postponed|
Due to scheduling conflicts the groundbreaking event for the City of Independence Community Solar Farm has been postponed.
|7/7/2016||City of Independence Community Solar Groundbreaking|
Groundbreaking for the Independence Community Solar Farm will be held at 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 14 at 24451 E. Bundschu Road.
|7/6/2016||Nominations Now Accepted For 2016 Susan Paxton Block Award|
Nominate a City employee, volunteer or elected official who has demonstrated outstanding public service, valor and job performance with leadership for the Susan Paxton Block Distinguished Public Service Award.
|7/5/2016||Hot Weather and Heat Advisory|
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory which will remain in effect until to 8 p.m. tonight.
|7/5/2016||2016 Independence Beautification Award Nominations|
The City of Independence Beautification Commission is accepting nominations from the community for the 2016 Beautification Awards.
|6/30/2016||Independence Fire Department Urges Extreme Caution with July 4th Celebrations|
With Independence Day celebrations rapidly approaching, the Independence Fire Department reminds all citizens to utilize extreme caution when discharging fireworks.
|6/28/2016||Independence Health Department Recognized for Public Health Ready Program|
The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) recognized City of Independence Health Department for its public health emergencies preparedness.
|6/27/2016||Palmer Center Activities and Events for July, 2016|
The Palmer Center at 218A N. Pleasant St. in Independence, MO is operated by the City of Independence and is dedicated to the mission of improving the overall health of adults 60+.
|6/22/2016||Hot Weather and Excessive Heat Warning|
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning until 9 p.m. tonight for several counties in Missouri, including Jackson County.
|6/16/2016||Independence Power & Light Receives National Energy Award|
Independence Power & Light (IPL) received the American Public Power Association Energy Innovator Award which recognizes creative, energy-efficient techniques to provide better service to electric customers.
|6/16/2016||Telephone Scam Warning|
Some residents have received calls containing an automated message from someone claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and stating that a lawsuit is being filed in order to collect back taxes.
|6/15/2016||Heat Advisory and Excessive Heat Watch|
The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory that remains in effect until 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 15.
|6/13/2016||4th District Neighborhood Meeting on June 18|
The City of Independence will hold a neighborhood meeting for the residents of the 4th District on Saturday, June 18 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Santa Fe Park.
|6/6/2016||McCoy Park Inclusive Play Project Ground Breaking|
Join the City of Independence for a special groundbreaking ceremony at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7.
|6/3/2016||Independence Police Chief To Retire; Brad Halsey Named Successor|
City Manager John Pinch announces the retirement of Independence Police Chief Thomas J. Dailey effective July 21, 2016. Pinch also announces the selection of Deputy Police Chief Brad Halsey as the new Police Chief.
|5/31/2016||Palmer Center Activities and Events for June, 2016|
The Palmer Center at 218A N. Pleasant St. in Independence, MO is operated by the City of Independence; see listing of classes and programs offered in June.
|5/23/2016||Parks and Recreation Department to Host Fitness Workshops|
The City of Independence in partnership with National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA) is sponsoring two nationally-recognized fitness workshops.
|5/12/2016||9th Annual EcoFest to be held Saturday, June 4 at Waterfall Park|
The 9th annual Independence EcoFest - “It’s All About Water!” – will be from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, at Waterfall Park, 4501 S. Bass Pro Drive.
|5/10/2016||City of Independence to Participate in Social Services Summit|
The City of Independence, in partnership with Community Services League and the Independence Ministerial Alliance, will participate in the second annual Social Services Summit on Tuesday, May 10.
|5/6/2016||The R.H. Johnson Company to Redevelop MarketPlace Shopping Center|
The R.H. Johnson Company is pleased to announce a $34 million dollar investment in the MarketPlace Shopping Center located at the intersection of Interstate 70 and Noland Road.
|4/27/2016||Palmer Center Activities and Events for May, 2016|
The Palmer Center at 218A N. Pleasant St. in Independence, MO is operated by the City of Independence and is dedicated to the mission of improving the overall health of adults 50+.
|8/18/2016||Armed Robbery Suspects Apprehended in Lee’s Summit|
|8/17/2016||Attempt to Identify: Carjacking Suspect|
|8/16/2016||Attempt to Identify Suspects in Theft of Guns from a Pawn Shop|
|8/10/2016||Attempt to Identify Persons of Interest regarding a Residential Burglary|
|7/26/2016||Police Seek Information on Noland Road Shooting|
|7/20/2016||Explosive Device Detonation|
|6/28/2016||Attempt to Identify in Assault at Wendy’s|
|6/23/2016||Explosive Device Taken to Independence Police Headquarters|
|6/8/2016||Attempt to Identify Suspect in a Strong Armed Robbery|
|5/6/2016||Stolen Gun Taken Off the Streets after Pursuit Ends Safely|
|4/30/2016||Traffic Crash Fatality at Truman Rd. and Home Ave.|