|11/26/2019||City of Independence Power and Light Recognized as Smart Energy Provider|
The City of Independence Power and Light Department (IPL) has earned a Smart Energy Provider (SEP) designation from the American Public Power Association for demonstrating commitment to and proficiency in energy efficiency, distributed generation, and environmental initiatives that support a goal of providing low-cost, quality, safe, and reliable electric service.
|11/25/2019||Palmer Center Activities and Events for December 2019|
|11/18/2019||Decorate a penguin – help raise funds for Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity|
For the third year in a row, the City of Independence is collaborating with Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity to raise funds and create the Snowman Trail featuring penguins at George Owens Nature Park.
|11/6/2019||S&P gives City’s Development Finance Board an “A” rating|
The City of Independence recently received word from Standard and Poors that it had had affirmed its “A” long-term and underlying ratings for the City’s infrastructure leasehold revenue bonds, issued by the Missouri Development Finance Board which supports the City’s electric system.
|11/6/2019||Missouri Life Magazine honors four Independence visitor attractions|
Missouri Life Magazine has named four Independence attractions winners in the publication’s inaugural “Discover the Best of Missouri Life Awards” contest.
|10/28/2019||Independence announces new technology just in time for snow season|
Following the 2018-2019 winter season, which included 15 winter storm events, the City of Independence has installed automatic vehicle locator, or AVL software, in its snow plows and trucks.
|10/23/2019||City of Independence joins the fifth annual “Imagine a Day Without Water” to raise awareness about the value of water|
Today, the City of Independence, Missouri, joined elected officials, water utilities, community leaders, educators, and businesses from across the country as part of the fifth annual Imagine a Day Without Water, a nationwide day of education and advocacy about the value of water.
|10/23/2019||Independence joint subcommittee to hold public hearing on pit bull ordinance|
A joint subcommittee of the Independence Advisory Board of Health and the Animal Welfare Committee has scheduled a public hearing on breed specific legislation for November 6 at 6 p.m. at the Independence Utilities Center (17221 E. 23rd St., Independence, MO).
|10/16/2019||City of Independence seeks comment on concepts for the Truman Connected Bicycling & Walking Path|
Public Open House scheduled Oct. 22, #TrumanConnected
|10/14/2019||City 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.
|9/20/2019||Mayor 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.
|9/16/2019||City 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.
|9/9/2019||City 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.
|9/3/2019||City 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.
|8/15/2019||Comments 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.