Independence City Council
Independence Mayor Marvin Johnson brought before the Independence City Council on Monday, Nov. 17, a traffic issue relating to the Turner Road cartway that heads east from the Twin Cities Polo Club grounds. Johnson said an owner of land along the cartway is blocking it with logs and cement blocks. T...Read More
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Johnson family wanted event center in barn The Independence City Council took up a controversial request to turn a barn on the Johnson family farm at 6325 County Road 6 (Hilltop Farm) into an agriculture event center, and a crowd of neighbors gathered in the council chambers Tuesday, Oct. 28, to see...Read More
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Six single-family lots are planned Jim and Lynda Franklin began their plans for their Franklin Hills subdivision in Independence last fall by asking the Independence City Council to approve a final plat for two of six lots. Now the Franklins have decided to go ahead with all six lots. Franklin Hills...Read More
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Independence City Council caught in dispute  The Independence City Council is finding itself in the middle of a dispute between a couple who live on Lake Independence and two fire departments that want to burn down a house next door and give firefighters hands-on experience in the process. Mark and...Read More
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Study offers cost-effective ideas  The cost of improving water quality in lakes Independence and Sarah is looming like a dark cloud over cities in the Pioneer Sarah Creek Watershed District, including Independence, Loretto, Medina and Greenfield. A cleanup plan for each lake — called a total maxi...Read More
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