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Government

Independence, Missouri is a Charter City established in March 1849. It is run in a Council-Manager form of government with a Mayor, two at-large Councilmembers, and four district council members. These offices are elected every four years with the Mayor and At-Large Councilmembers, then District Councilmembers two years later.

Members of the public fill the seats of the Council Chambers as they watch the Council conduct a meeting from the dais.

Upcoming Public Meetings

Apr

15

Active

City Council

Monday, April 15, 2024
6:00pm
City Hall - 1st Floor
City Council/City Clerk, City Manager
City-Wide, Council Meeting

Apr

18

Active

Board of Adjustment, April 18, 2024

Thursday, April 18, 2024
6:30pm
City Hall - 1st Floor
Community Development
Board Meeting, City-Wide

Apr

23

Active

StayWell Meeting, April 23, 2024

Tuesday, April 23, 2024
2:00pm
City Hall - 1st Floor
City Council/City Clerk
Board Meeting

Apr

23

Active

Planning Commission, April 23, 2024

Tuesday, April 23, 2024
6:00pm
City Hall - 1st Floor
Community Development
City-Wide, Commission Meeting