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Posted on: April 21, 2017

City Manager Search Update



April 21, 2017

CONTACT:  Fred Meier, Mayor, 620-332-4906

The City of Independence City Commission is continuing the process to hire the city’s next City Manager. Online interviews with four candidates were held on April 6. Three ca...

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Posted on: April 16, 2017

Indy Fire/EMS names new captain

Marcus Hamilton, Indy Fire-EMS Captain

    Independence Fire/EMS Chief Shawn Wallis has announced the promotion of longtime firefighter Marcus Hamilton to the rank of captain within the department.

   In his new role, Hamilton, an 11-year veteran of the fire/EMS crew...

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

Independence Fire/EMS Needs Your Help!

Indy Fire Department Needs Your Vote

Independence Fire/EMS Chief Shawn Wallis has sent out a call for the community’s assistance in competing for a $25,000 national grant award that could fund new firefighting technology and equipment.

Wallis explained two grants will be awarded to fire...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Downtown Art and Culture Advisory Board Application -- Due May 1, 2017


Applications are being accepted at the City Manager's Office for the Downtown Art and Culture Advisory Board until May 1, 2017. All positions are recommended by the Mayor and subject to approval by the Governing Body. Download an application at t...

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Application for Downtown Art and Culture Advisory
Posted on: March 3, 2017

City receives improved rating for fire safety


Early this week, the City of Independence received a dose of good news from the Insurance Services Office (ISO) who issued an improved safety rating for the city’s structural fire protection system.

   According to Public Safety Director ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

The March Newsletter is available online.

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Get more information about your City by reading the latest City newsletter online!

Click here to read the March, 2017 City Newsletter
Posted on: May 27, 2016

Welcome To Independence Brochure

Brochure Cover

This brochure provides useful information for residents of Independence. You may download it here, or pick one up at City Hall.

Welcome to Independence, KS Brochure