The Independence City Commission accepted the resignation of City Manager Craig Whitehead during its regularly scheduled meeting Thursday.
The meeting began with a 10-minute exectuive session during which city commissioners met with City Attorney Dan Reynolds. After reopening the meeting, the resignation was placed on the common consent agenda and approved.
Whitehead was not present for the meeting. Assistant City Manager Kelly Passauer has been named the interim city manager until a replacement has been found. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.