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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

Feb

26

Active

City Council Study Session, Charter Review - Feb. 26

Monday, February 26, 2024
6:00pm
City Hall - 1st Floor
City Council/City Clerk
Council Meeting

Feb

27

Active

Tourism Commission Meeting

Tuesday, February 27, 2024
8:30am
Truman Memorial Building
Boards and Commissions, Parks, Recreation and Tourism
Commission Meeting

Feb

27

Active

StayWell Meeting, February 27, 2024

Tuesday, February 27, 2024
2:00pm
Independence Utility Center - 3rd Floor
City Council/City Clerk
Board Meeting

Feb

27

Active

Planning Commission, February 27, 2024

Tuesday, February 27, 2024
6:00pm
City Hall - 1st Floor
Community Development
City-Wide, Commission Meeting