COUNCIL AGENDA 
Monday, December 3, 2018
6:00 P.M., Council Chambers
1.

Call to Order

Invocation
Pledge of Allegiance of the United States of America
2.

Roll Call

3.

Presentations

1.

Recognition of Board/Commission/Committee members who completed their terms in 2018.

2.

Continue discussion of the Finance Committee’s Revenue Options Report

4.

Finalization of Consent Agenda

5.

Reports and Communications

6.

Citizen Requests and Petitions

1.

Brian Handshy would like to speak in consideration of the City of Joplin joining the Missouri Clean Energy District to allow commercial property owners to utilize PACE finance.

2.

Charles Copple would like to address the city council regarding upcoming tax proposals.

7.

Public Hearings

1.

Public Hearing Procedures

2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2018-273

AN ORDINANCE approving the voluntary annexation by the Council of the City of
Joplin, Missouri, of approximately 22 acres of property, located immediately south of I-44
at Exit 13 and west of Prigmore Avenue, Jasper County, Missouri.
3.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2018-274

AN ORDINANCE approving approximately 26 acres, located immediately south of I-44 at
Exit 13 and west of Prigmore Avenue to include in District C-3 (Commercial District), Jasper
County, Missouri.
8.

Consent Agenda

1.

Minutes of the November 19, 2018 Council Meeting

9.

Resolutions

10.

Ordinances - Emergency

1.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2018-275

AN ORDINANCE approving the Redevelopment Plans for properties known as the Muir Building and Willard Hotel located at 901 S. Main St. through 907 S. Main St.; by Jeremy and Lori Haun in accordance with the Redevelopment Plans as approved by the Joplin Redevelopment Corporation, Inc; approving and authorizing the abatement of ad valorem real estate taxes on the improvements to properties located at 901 S. Main St. through 907 S. Main St., Joplin, Missouri; taxes on the improvements to the real property will be abated at the rate of one hundred percent (100%) for ten (10) years, commencing January 1, 2019 and fifty (50%) for the following fifteen (15) years, ending after December 31, 2043; authorizing the City Manager to execute all instruments approved herein and any other instruments necessary to effectuate the intent of the Council as described herein upon recommendation of the City Attorney; and containing an emergency clause.
2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2018–371

AN ORDINANCE approving the contract by and between the City of Joplin and Jordan Disposal for the demolition of the structure(s) and clearing of lot area located at 312 S. Oak. in the City of Joplin, Missouri, for Two Thousand Four Hundred and 00/100 Dollars ($2,400.00); providing how the cost thereof shall be paid; how the assessment thereof shall be made; and containing an emergency clause.
3.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2018-372

AN ORDINANCE approving the contract by and between the City of Joplin and Jordan Disposal for the demolition of the structure(s) and clearing of lot area located at 1821 S. Pearl Ave. in the City of Joplin, Missouri, for Two Thousand Seven Hundred Thirty-Three and 00/100 Dollars ($ 2,733.00); providing how the cost thereof shall be paid; how the assessment thereof shall be made; and containing an emergency clause.
4.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2018-617

AN ORDINANCE authorizing the City of Joplin to enter into an agreement with Missouri Place Properties, LLC for the purpose of leasing real estate for a police station for the not to exceed annual price of Seven Thousand Eight Hundred and 00/100 Dollars ($7,800); authorizing the City Manager to execute the same by and on behalf of the City of Joplin; and containing an emergency clause.


11.

Ordinances - First Reading

1.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2018-026

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A PLAN FOR AN INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT CONSISTING OF THE ACQUISITION AND INSTALLATION OF MANUFACTURING EQUIPMENT, AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF JOPLIN, MISSOURI TO ISSUE ITS TAXABLE INDUSTRIAL REVENUE BONDS IN A PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $67,215,000 AND APPROVING CERTAIN RELATED DOCUMENTS AND ACTIONS.
12.

Ordinances - Second Reading and Third Reading

13.

Unfinished Business

14.

New Business

1.

News from the Public Information Officer, Lynn Onstot

2.

Vote to go into closed session, which shall pertain to leasing, purchasing or sale of real estate by a public governmental body where public knowledge of the transaction might adversely affect the legal consideration therefore as set forth in Section 610.021 (2) RSMo, as amended, 2017. This meeting, record, and vote to be closed to the extent provided by law. The City Council shall adjourn at the end of the session.

Anyone wishing to address the Council should step to the podium and state his/her name and address. If the matter is not a Public Hearing, a request to speak to the Council should be prepared prior to the meeting. Speaking time will be limited to five (5) minutes.

Sound enhancement units are available for hearing impaired customers who provide a form of identification as security, which will be returned to the customer upon the return of the unit.

Those in need of disability-related auxiliary aids or services should contact the City Clerk's office at (417) 624-0820, ext. 220 no later than 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Notice posted at ____ p.m. on this the __ day of ____, ____. (RSMo 610.020)