City of Independence, Missouri

City Planning Commission
Charter, Res. No. 6712


The duties of the commission are to prepare and recommend to the City Council a master plan for physical development; regulations governing the subdivision, and zoning plan or ordinances; to make recomendations to the Council on approval or disapproval of plats, and to submit to the City Manager a list of recommended public improvements.

Membership Information

The City Council shall appoint seven members, each to four (4) year terms to expire on July 1. The Mayor and City Manager shall also be ex-officio members to serve in a liaison capacity.


NameTitleExpirationAppointed By
Ferguson, Virginia 07/01/2026Councilmember McCandless
McClain, CindyChair07/01/2024Councilmember Hobart
Nesbitt, Edward 07/01/2023Councilmember Steinmeyer
Preston, BillieVice-Chair07/01/2025Councilmember Huff
Rowland, RoryMayor Council
Vacant Due to Resignation 07/01/2024Mayor
Walker, ZachCity Manager Council
Wiley, Heather 07/01/2023Councilmember Perkins
Wiley, Laurie Dean 07/01/2025Councilmember Stewart

Alternate Members

NameTitleExpirationAppointed By

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