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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Indy Fire/EMS names promotes lieutenant

Keith Matlock

    Independence Fire/EMS Chief Shawn Wallis has announced the promotion of Keith Matlock to the rank of lieutenant within the department.

   Matlock works under the direction of Captain Keith Copithke, and in his new role, he w...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Washington School housing plan approved for tax credits

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   The City of Independence and Cohen-Esrey Development Group, LLC have announced the long-anticipated senior housing development at the former Washington School site is moving forward, thanks to the recent award of federal tax credits.

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Downtown Art and Culture Advisory Board Applications Due June 1, 2017

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Applications are being accepted at the City Manager’s Office for the Downtown Art and Culture Advisory Board until June 1, 2017. All positions are recommended by the Mayor and subject to approval by the Governing Body. Download an application at...

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Application for Downtown Art and Culture Advisory
Posted on: May 12, 2017

Park Board Application -- Due June 1, 2017

Applications are being accepted at the City Manager's Office for the Park Board until January 30, 2017. All positions are recommended by the Mayor and subject to approval by the Governing Body. Download an application at the included link.

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Park Board Application
Posted on: May 11, 2017

Whitehead named Independence City Manager

Craig Whitehead

   The Independence City Commissioners have announced the selection of Craig Whitehead, of American Fork, Utah, as the new Independence city manager. He will assume the position June 8.

   Mayor Fred Meier and fellow Commissione...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Consumer Confidence Report

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The 2017 Consumer Confidence Report for Calendar Year 2016 is now available to download at the attached link.

2017 Consumer Confidence Report
Posted on: May 2, 2017

Fire Hydrant Flushing

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City crews will start flushing hydrants starting Monday, May 8th for approximately six weeks.  Residents who notice City of Independence Water Department crews working at fire hydrants and see water running into the street may think that the City...

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Posted on: May 27, 2016

Welcome To Independence Brochure

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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