Topics include updates on Neewollah with special musical performances, the proposed water rates, the North Penn project, and the proposed City Hall and Public Safety Building projects including financing options. 10/05/2017 -- First Friday on Thursday Video
With the recent proposal of an increase to city water rates and subsequent reporting via local news outlets and social media, City Manager Craig Whitehead has expressed concerns that some misinformation may be circulating regarding the proposed changes. Read on...
A Word From The Mayor
Welcome to the official website of the City of Independence, Kansas, the friendliest town in America.
Independence is located in Montgomery County in the southeast corner of Kansas and has a population of 9,483. Independence has a strong industrial base with a "Hometown Atmosphere" and consider ourselves to be, in part, a rural community with many farming sites in the area surrounding the City.