|6/28/2022||Senator Patrick Leahy named 2022 Harry S. Truman Public Service Award Recipient|
Video presentation and acceptance included in this release
|6/22/2022||City of Independence hosting emergency preparedness training for information technology experts from across the country|
City Hall parking impacted June 23 and 24
|6/15/2022||Independence celebrates Juneteenth for first time with programs, event|
Events scheduled on June 17, 19, 20, and 23
|6/13/2022||City of Independence Cooling Site will be open today, June 13, through Wednesday, June 15|
The cooling site will have water available to patrons, as well as locations to rest and recharge their cell phones
|6/9/2022||Share your ideas on Downtown Square Streetscape Improvement Project|
Public Open House Scheduled for JUNE 14, 2022, 4:30 PM to 6 PM
|5/31/2022||Back with a bang – Independence brings back holiday weekend fireworks show with food trucks, live music|
Today the City of Independence announced the Independence Day Celebration will return on Saturday, July 2.
|5/23/2022||Palmer Center Activities and Events for June 2022|
For more information call (816) 325-6200 or visit the website independencemo.org/parksandrec.
|5/12/2022||Ready for pool season? City of Independence announces Adventure Oasis Water Park policy updates for 2022|
The Adventure Oasis Water Park will open for the 2022 season on May 28, weather permitting.
|5/3/2022||City of Independence approves rezoning, development agreement for NorthPoint project|
In total, this agreement includes approximately $1 billion in investments in the Independence community.
|5/2/2022||City of Independence Council approves Special Election to fill vacant At-Large Councilmember seat|
A primary election will be held on August 2, and, if required, a general election will be held on Nov. 8, 2022.
|4/27/2022||Arbor Day Foundation names Independence Tree Line USA and Tree City USA: City continues to excel in urban forest initiatives|
Independence is once again celebrating national recognition for its efforts in urban forestry initiatives. For the 21st and 22nd consecutive years, respectively, the City has earned recognition from the Arbor Day Foundation and National Association of State Foresters (NASF) as a 2022 Tree City USA and Tree Line USA community.
|4/24/2022||Palmer Center Activities and Events for May 2022|
The Palmer Center at 218A N. Pleasant St. in Independence, MO is operated by the City of Independence and is dedicated to the mission of improving the overall health of adults 60+.
|4/22/2022||City of Independence issues COVID-19 exposure warning to all who attended April 18 Council Meeting|
All individuals in attendance at this meeting who were in the Chamber were likely exposed and are encouraged to get tested, especially if showing any symptoms of COVID-19.
|4/14/2022||City of Independence Council to vote on Special Election to fill vacant At-Large Councilmember seat|
|4/13/2022||City of Independence lowers flags in honor of Councilmember Karen Deluccie|
Flags lowered through April 20
|4/12/2022||Burn ban issued for April 12 through 8 a.m., April 15|
Due to strong winds and wind gusts during this period
|4/12/2022||City of Independence starts road survey on pavement performance, inventory|
Van will be in area through early May 2022
|4/12/2022||City of Independence marks passing of Councilmember Karen Deluccie|
We received the sad news that At-Large Councilmember Karen Deluccie passed this afternoon following a battle with lung cancer.
|3/30/2022||Medical Reserve Corps of Greater Kansas City receives $10,000 national award|
The Medical Reserve Corps of Greater Kansas City (MRCKC) was awarded $10,000, one of 129 Medical Reserve Corp Units selected.
|3/23/2022||Palmer Center Activities and Events for April 2022|
The Palmer Center is pleased to share its slate of activities and events for April 2022. Located at 218A N. Pleasant St.
|3/14/2022||Independence Fire Department issues burn ban for March 14 through 8 a.m., March 22|
Please practice fire safety.
|3/9/2022||Mayor Weir marks two years of COVID-19, ends City’s State of Emergency|
She originally declared the State of Emergency on Thursday, March 12, 2020.
|3/9/2022||Independence activates emergency storm assistance center, warming site in response to latest round of winter weather|
Emergency Storm Assistance available March 9, from noon to 7 p.m. Warming site open Thursday through Saturday.
|3/2/2022||Independence Fire Department issues burn ban for March 2 through 8 a.m., March 6|
Citizens are reminded to properly dispose of smoking materials, fireplace logs and barbeque charcoal by placing them in a metal container after dousing with water.