City of Independence, Missouri

By The Numbers

There are several websites devoted to providing local, regional and state information related to COVID-19. Please find below a list of some of the sites you might find helpful. 

Local, Regional and State COVID-19 Data

Independence COVID19 Dashboard - Sharing information for the City of Independence. 

Jackson County COVID19 Dashboard - Sharing information from eastern Jackson County

Mid America Regional Council COVID19 Dashboard - Sharing information from the Kansas City Region

Missouri COVID19 Dashboard - Sharing information from the State of Missouri


CARES Act Spending

The City of Independence received a $6.9 million allocation of CARES Act Funds designated to Jackson County in August 2020. These funds are used for specific COVID-19 related expenditures in Fiscal Years 2020 (July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020) and 2021 (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021). To help the public better understand how these funds are being used, City staff created a public dashboard to provide a high level overview of the CARES Act activity. 

CARES Act Dashboard 


American Rescue Plan Act 2021

In March 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) which included $1.9 trillion for economic stimulus. Approximately $130 billion in funds were distributed to local governments. Independence has received approximately $20.3M which will be spent over the next four fiscal years through December 2024. On this dashboard you can see where funds have been allocated.


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