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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Weekly Public Meetings January 23 - 27, 2017

The City of Joplin is starting a new posting that will feature the public meetings for the upcoming week. With more than 25 Boards and Commissions, it can be confusing to know when these groups meet. Watch for this weekly posting, and don't forge...

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Weekly meeting schedule....
Posted on: January 18, 2017

Joplin Public Library to host Harry Potter Family Night on February 2

Elementary-aged Harry
Potter fans and their families are invited to join us on Thursday, February 2,from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Children's Department at Joplin Public Library
(JPL).  In anticipation of the event, the JPL House El...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Fly Joplin! Upgraded service coming to Joplin Regional Airport

Starting
in mid-February, American Airlines will be upgrading the Joplin service toDallas/Ft. Worth by providing a bigger, dual class, aircraft for travelers. The
upgraded aircraft, the Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ) 700, will have seating for66 passen...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

New software allows access to Municipal Court case information, plus court dockets

The general public can now search Municipal Court case
information on line, as well as view upcoming court dockets, as a result of softwareadditions recently completed. The availability of these online searches will
allow individuals the opportunity v...

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To view Municipal Court's record search site...
Posted on: January 11, 2017

City reminds citizens to prepare for winter weather

With the forecast listing winter precipitation for the next
few days, there are several precautions citizens can take in preparation forthis bitter cold spell. One of the primary concerns is the winter weather's
ability to knock out heat, pow...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Tickets Now On Sale for Daddy Daughter Date Night

Tickets are now on sale for the 18thAnnual Daddy Daughter Date Night hosted by the Joplin Parks and RecreationDepartment. The date night will be held both February 17th and 18thto accommodate the increased demand for the event.<_o3a_p><_o3a_p>

“This is one...

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Additional Info about this fun & unique event...
Posted on: January 5, 2017

Joplin City WIC program announces its 2017 contract

Joplin City WIC has announced that a contract to continue
to provide Women, Infants and Children (WIC)  services for federal fiscal year 2017 has beensigned with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Under the
terms of the contra...

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Additional Info on Joplin City WIC program...
Posted on: January 4, 2017

City to smoke test sanitary sewer system

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TREKK Design Group, engineers
working with the City of Joplin, Missouri will be smoke testing sanitary sewersduring the next few weeks as part of the City’s ongoing efforts to improve the sanitary
sewer system and reduce infiltration & i...

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To view map of smoke testing area....
Posted on: December 9, 2016

Natural Christmas tree recycling offered; Residential trash and recycling services holiday schedule

Christmas Tree Disposal/Recycling Offered at 3 Locations<_o3a_p>

The City of Joplin will
have three collection points for discarded,natural (live) Christmas trees starting December 26 and running through
January 31.  Bring your tree, completelystripped ...

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

Citizens group launches Vision Joplin 2022; encourages citizens’ participation in project

Today a group of area citizens and community leaders gathered at City Hall in support of Vision Joplin 2022 as it was introduced to the public during a press conference.  Committee member Clifford Wert and Joplin Mayor Mike Seibert spo...

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Vision Joplin 2022...
Posted on: July 13, 2016

Interactive website allows residents to check work of multiple recovery projects in neighborhoods

Earlier this year, the City launched project snapshots on its website, www.joplinmo.org/cdbg-list, providing an overview of all the recovery work being completed in Joplin. Users can easily scroll through each project, noting their description, timeline o...Read on...

To view the interactive website...

Posted on: January 23, 2017

John Duffy Drive Closure

John Duffy Drive will be closed starting today, Monday, January 23, 2017 at 6:00 a.m. until Friday, January 27, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Residents will be able to access 32nd Street via Stonebrook Court and Antelope Road.  This closure is due to repair ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

20th & Connecticut Turn Lane

There will be a closure of the eastbound turn lane at the island at 20th & Connecticut. Eastbound turns will still be allowed at the intersection. The closure will begin on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 6:00 a.m. and will continue until Friday, January ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

4th Street Lane Closures

There will be a lane closure on 4th Street between School and Cox starting Monday, January 16, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. until Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

The work will require that 4th Street be narrowed to two lanes.

Work is due to replacement of a wa...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

Structure Fire 3234 S Missouri Place

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 19, 2017

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire at 3234 S Missouri PL

           

  • CONTACT:    Keith Stammer, Joplin Fire Department
  • The Joplin Fire Department responde...
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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Structure Fire at 2621 E Xenia

The Joplin Fire Department responded
to a structure at 2621 E Xenia on Monday January 9, 2017 at 8:52 PM. The firstarriving crew arrived at 8:56 PM and found a single story wood frame residence
with light smoking coming from the residence. Fire crews ...

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

Structure Fire 719 S Indiana

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 14, 2016

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire at 719 S Indiana

           

  • CONTACT:    James Furgerson, Fire Chief, Joplin Fire Department
  • The Joplin Fire Departmen...
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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Structure Fire 1609 E Falcon - Clean Uniform Company

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 9, 2016

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire at 1609 E Falcon St (Clean Uniform Co.)

           

  • CONTACT:    James Furgerson, Fire Chief, Joplin Fire Department
  • The Joplin Fire Depar...
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Posted on: April 12, 2016

Zika Virus

Follow the link for the latest information on Zika Virus.

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

Vision Joplin 2022

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We're imagining Joplin five years into the future, and we need you to get involved!

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

Joplin History

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