City of Independence Government Links

City Council

Independence City Council consists of seven members, elected at large, for a term of two years beginning on the first day of January following their election. Learn about your current City Council Members and access meeting agendas, minutes, and audio, as well as information on bids and codified ordinances.


Get information on the boards and commissions, which include citizen members, that advise City Council on a range of policy issues.

Civil Service
Find out about the City Civil Service Commission's competitive Civil Service exams for full time police and firefighter/paramedic positions.


Pay your ticket online and get information on court sessions. 

Mayor's Office
Learn about our Mayor and access his Administrative Update.