Full-time Public Works Director Position

The City of Independence, MN (pop. est. 3,740) is seeking a Full-time Public Works Director.  This position has the responsibility to manage the daily operations of the City's public works and utilities consisting of streets and parks, wastewater collection, and other city-owned public works/utilities .   Responsibilities also include routine and as-needed maintenance and [...]

Road Restrictions effective March 19th until further notice.

City paved roads are restricted to a maximum of five-ton per axle weight. City gravel roads are restricted to a maximum of four-ton axle weight. The City's road restrictions DO NOT coincide with the State and County time frame. Weight restrictions are usually in effect early spring through mid-May; however, weather conditions will ultimately determine dates. These restrictions are necessary to [...]

Townline Road- No trucks over 35,000 GVW without a permit! Lake Haughey Road- Closed to 4-ton axel weight

Starting May 15, 2018 the cities of Medina and Independence will be posting Townline Road as having the following requirement: *No trucks over 35,000 GVW without a permit* Townline Road is being used by trucks as a cut across from Highway 55 to County Road 11. Any trucks that have a delivery on Townline Road, Sunset Lane, Fern Drive, Lake Sarah Heights Drive, Woodland Circle, Eagle Ridge Road and [...]