City of Independence, Missouri

Audit and Finance Committee
Resolution No. 2093, 2101, 2312, 2746, 3168, 3338, 5723, 6010


This Audit and Finance Committee advises to the Council and reviews financial information, checks the accounting control systems and City asset safeguards, oversees the audit functions, insures the auditors' recommendations are implemented, evaluates the financial management systems of the City, reviews and makes recommendations on G.O. and Revenue Bonds, and provides an effective communication link between the independent auditor and the City Council.

Membership Information

This Committee was established for two year terms for three Councilmembers, with those first terms expiring June 30, 1988. The Council designates the person to be Chair. This is a 3-person committee. Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem shall serve as alternates, and be called upon by the Committee Chair if there is not a quorum or the meeting can not be rescheduled in a timely manner. A quarterly meeting schedule; Council discussion of appointments and items to be reviewed by the Committee were clarified in Resolution No. 5723.


NameTitleExpirationAppointed By
Fears, Councilmember Jared 06/30/2024Council
Hobart, Councilmember DanielChair06/30/2022Council
Perkins, Councilmember John 06/30/2022Council

Alternate Members

NameTitleExpirationAppointed By
Rowland, Mayor RoryAlternate Member/Mayor Council
Vacant due to resignationAlternate Member/Mayor Pro Tem Council

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