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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.

6/11/2019City of Independence begins proactive inspections of storm and sanitary sewers

The City of Independence Water Pollution Control Department (WPC) has begun conducting inspections of non-residential facilities to determine compliance with the City’s storm water and sanitary sewer codes.

6/10/2019City of Independence recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day with multiple events

The City of Independence is joining communities across the nation and around the world in recognizing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day the week of June 15, 2019.

6/3/2019City of Independence, Jackson County prepare for transition at Jackson County Regional Animal Shelter

Today, June 3, the City of Independence, Jackson County and Great Plains SPCA announce a finalized agreement has been approved for the Jackson County Regional Animal Shelter.

5/24/2019Harry S Truman Public Service Award ceremony to take place June 1

The City of Independence announced today the Harry S Truman Public Service Award ceremony will take place on Sat., June 1, at 10 a.m. in the auditorium of the Truman Memorial Building.

5/22/2019Kati Horner, Assistant Public Works Director/City Engineer, receives American Public Works Association Myron Calkins Young Leader of the Year Award

Assistant Public Works Director and City Engineer Kati Horner has been selected as the winner of the national Myron Calkins Young Leader of the Year Award for the American Public Works Association (APWA).