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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

May

22

Active

RESCHEDULED StayWell Meeting, May 28, 2024

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
3:30pm
Independence Utility Center - 1st Floor
City Council/City Clerk
Board Meeting

May

23

Active

Independence Square Community Improvement District Board Meeting

Thursday, May 23, 2024
2:30pm
Virtual
Boards and Commissions, Community Development
Board Meeting

May

28

Active

Tourism Commission

Tuesday, May 28, 2024
8:30am
Truman Memorial Building
Boards and Commissions, Parks, Recreation and Tourism
City-Wide, Commission Meeting

May

28

Active

HUB Drive Community Improvement District

Tuesday, May 28, 2024
2:30pm
Virtual
Boards and Commissions, Community Development
Board Meeting