A Budget Is More 

than just a technical document filled with numbers and data tables, it reflects our values and provides direction for the future. It is essential for meeting present needs and achieving future goals efficiently.

A Budget Is More 

than just a technical document filled with numbers and data tables, it reflects our values and provides direction for the future. It is essential for meeting present needs and achieving future goals efficiently.

Budget Quick Links

Current Budget
Budget Meetings
Archived Budgets
Budget Committee

A Blueprint For The Future

The Vision 2040 process concluded in Spring 2020 following extensive public involvement. In April 2023, the City Council approved the City of Independence City Council Goals for 2023-2025. These goals were crafted by the Council to align with the City’s 2040 Vision, alongside other strategic plans and municipal services. By aligning with the Vision, the Council acknowledges the past efforts and contributions of the community and staff. The Vision 2040 serves as the cornerstone for setting the City Council’s 2023-2025 Goals, with the proposed budget designed to support these objectives and priorities.

A Blueprint For The Future

The Vision 2040 process concluded in Spring 2020 following extensive public involvement. In April 2023, the City Council approved the City of Independence City Council Goals for 2023-2025. These goals were crafted by the Council to align with the City’s 2040 Vision, alongside other strategic plans and municipal services. By aligning with the Vision, the Council acknowledges the past efforts and contributions of the community and staff. The Vision 2040 serves as the cornerstone for setting the City Council’s 2023-2025 Goals, with the proposed budget designed to support these objectives and priorities.

Parks and Recreation

An inventory of recreation programs, services, and opportunities to engage the community.

Fiscal Sustainability

Rate analysis, improved communication of city budget to review of revenues and expenditures.

Housing

Housing Needs Analysis and update of the development code to allow for more diverse housing options.

Local Engagement

Engagement and education on community participation and opportunities.

Economic Development

Securing funding for projects to industrial property, and convening partners for workforce development.

Transportation

Securing funding for future road updates and structures

City Budget

The city budget sets forth a prudent plan for the upcoming fiscal year, outlining a strategy to sustain our investments, uphold current obligations, address the requirements of our expanding community, and enhance our long-term financial well-being. Aligned with our economic circumstances, city council objectives, community pledge, strategic plan, and dedication to fiscal prudence, the budget is founded upon our vision for 2040.

The Mayor, City Council, and City team are dedicated to maintaining a budget that is transparent, easily accessible, and simple to comprehend.

Proposed
Adopted
Approved

City Budget

The city budget sets forth a prudent plan for the upcoming fiscal year, outlining a strategy to sustain our investments, uphold current obligations, address the requirements of our expanding community, and enhance our long-term financial well-being. Aligned with our economic circumstances, city council objectives, community pledge, strategic plan, and dedication to fiscal prudence, the budget is founded upon our vision for 2040.

The Mayor, City Council, and City team are dedicated to maintaining a budget that is transparent, easily accessible, and simple to comprehend.

Budget documents coming soon

Proposed
Approved
Adopted

Archived Budgets

The following are links to archived budget documents from previous fiscal years.

SCHEDULED MEETINGS

Budget Committee Meetings

The City of Independence Budget Committee will convene to review the city’s budget report for the upcoming year. These sessions are open to the public, and additional details will be shared once available. Please note that dates are subject to change.

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April 17, 2024

Budget Committee meeting at the Independence civic center

April 22, 2024

Budget Committee meeting at the Independence civic center

May 1, 2024

Budget Committee meeting at the Independence civic center

May 8, 2024

Budget Committee meeting at the Independence civic center

May 15, 2024

Budget Committee meeting at the Independence civic center

June 11, 2024

City Council Budget Hearing at the Independence civic center

SCHEDULED MEETINGS

Budget Committee Meetings

The City of Independence Budget Committee will convene to review the city’s budget report for the upcoming year. These sessions are open to the public, and additional details will be shared once available. Please note that dates are subject to change.

Click on a date to find more information or to add it to your calendar. (Not available yet. Please check back later.)

April 17, 2024

Budget Committee meeting at the Independence civic center

April 22, 2024

Budget Committee meeting at the Independence civic center

May 1, 2024

Budget Committee meeting at the Independence civic center

May 8, 2024

Budget Committee meeting at the Independence civic center

May 15, 2024

Budget Committee meeting at the Independence civic center

June 11, 2024

City Council Budget Hearing at the Independence civic center