City of Independence announces separation of City Manager

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Robert Heacock

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — On Tuesday, Mayor Eileen Weir announced the separation of City Manager Robert Heacock.

Heacock has served as City Manager since September, 2004. Prior to being named to that position, he served as Acting City Manager in 2004 and Assistant City Manager from 1998 to 2004.

The City Council has appointed Deputy City Manager John Pinch to the position of Acting City Manager.