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City of Independence
BILL NO. 21-032Ord.No:          19227

Agenda Title:

21-032 - 2R.  An ordinance amending Article 1, “City Cemetery”; of Chapter 6 of the City Code, setting fees for City Cemetery Grave Space and Monument base prices, and moving said fees to the Schedule of Fees, all amendments outlined in this ordinance to become effective July 1, 2021.

Staff recommends changes to this ordinance to bring fees in line with current costs and moving the fees to the Schedule of Fees.
Executive Summary:

The Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Department has completed a review of fees to be sure they are current and in line with personnel expenses and other costs.


The changes to the CIty Code will become effective July 1, 2021 to coincide with the effective date of the Schedule of Fees.


Woodlawn Cemetery grave space and monument base prices are currently outlined in Section 6.01.005 of the City Code.  The rates were last updated in 2002 by Ordinance 15253.  Parks, Recreation, and Tourism requests that rates be updated and moved to the Schedule of Fees.

Fiscal Impact:

Fees outlined in Section 6.01.005 of the City Code will move to the Schedule of Fees. 

Department:          Parks and RecreationContact Person:          Morris Heide

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