Garbage Pickup is every Thursday morning. Please have your garbage placed curbside in a closed bag that is no more than 40lbs.

All garbage must be placed in a blue Tri-City Sanitation bag. Bags are available for sale at City Hall, Troy's Gas n Grub, and Indee Mini Mart.

Bag Prices: 33 gallon $25/10 bags

                     16 gallon $20/10 bags


Tri-R Recycling services are available to all City of Independence residents free of charge.

All washed, broken down, and sorted recycling should be placed curb side on the first Tuesday of every month OR can be taken to the bridge parking lot every Saturday morning from 8am-Noon.

Tree & Brush Pickup

Our City Street Department picks up small amounts of brush/twigs/branches every Wednesday morning. 

For larger amount pickup, please call City Hall to schedule appointment. This service is billed out on a job by job basis at $20/hour.

NO bagged grass clippings or leaves will be picked up. These can be taken to the City compost site located on Cleveland Street near the Wastewater Treatment Plant. 

Food Pantry

The Independence Food Pantry is open to any person in need, with no residence or financial requirements. 

The food Pantry is open during regular City Hall business hours and can be patronized once per week as needed. 

Notary of the Public

Have a document that you need notarized? Bring it into City Hall to be notarized by either the City Clerk or Deputy Clerk free of charge.

Copy & Fax Services

Copies can be made at City Hall for $.50 a sheet.

Faxes can be made from City Hall for $1.50 per call.