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Posted on: December 28, 2020

[ARCHIVED] City Board Openings

8th and Main-1908

We currently have openings on the Electrical Board, Independence Historic Preservation & Resource Commission (IHPRC), and the Tree Board.  Please note the following special requirements:

  • To apply for the Electrical Board you must be an electrician that is currently licensed with the City of Independence, Kansas. For more information about the Electrical Board contact David Cowan at or 620-332-2528; or visit this link:
  • To apply for the IHPRC: 1) All appointees shall be residents of the City; 2) All appointees shall be persons who have demonstrated interest, knowledge or training in fields closely related to historic preservation, such as history, architecture, landscape architecture, architectural history, archeology, planning, real estate, law, finance, building trades, urban design and geography; and 2) Not less than three appointees shall be composed of persons who are engaged in or retired from preservation-related professions such as archeology, architectural history, conservation, cultural anthropology, curation, engineering, folklore, historic architecture, historic preservation planning, historic preservation and history; provided, however, that upon a demonstration that the required number of positions for preservation-related professionals could not be filled despite a reasonable effort to do so, the governing body may waive this requirement. What constitutes a reasonable effort to fill such positions shall take into consideration the possibility that the absence of certain preservation-related professions on the IHPRC may necessitate the retaining of consultants.  For more information contact or 620-332-2528; or visit this link:
  • For more information about the Tree Board contact Angela Anthony at or 620-332-2512; or visit this link:

Applications are due by Noon on Monday, January 11, 2021. If you have trouble with the online form, please contact or 620-332-2506 for a paper version.

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