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Posted on: July 26, 2021

City facilities available for cooling centers

As the heat index increases to dangerously high levels, City officials remind citizens to check on family members, neighbors and friends to ensure their environment is adequate to endure the hot conditions.

According to Keith Stammer, Emergency Manager for...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

City provides info on August 3 election - Proposition Renewal

To help Joplin residents get information about the August 3rd election, the City’s website banner will now direct people to the Elections webpage. This page was recently developed to include information about upcoming elections for Jopl...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Street Closure at 4th and Geneva Avenue starts July 26

 

There will be a road closure at 4th Street and Geneva Avenue starting Monday, July 26 through Friday, July 30. This closure, just east of Range Line Road and south of North Park Mall, will allow stormwater work to be completed to alleviate drain...

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

TV program focused on Proposition Renewal airs morning of Sat. July 17 and evenings next week

The upcoming Newsmakers interview program on KGCS-TV will examine “Proposition Renewal,” that asks Joplin voters if they would approve a renewal of the ¼-cent Parks and Stormwater Sales Tax on August 3, 2021.

The question is ...

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Additional Info about City's upcoming election. City News
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports a death resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 138

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the death of a Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the death. This announcement brings the total count to 138 deaths in Joplin. The resident who passed was a 64-year...

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Posted on: July 10, 2021

City of Joplin provides update on network security incident

As you may know, on July 7, 2021, we discovered a network security incident that resulted in an interruption to our internet, email, and phone services. After discovering the incident, we isolated the impacted systems, contacted law enforcement, and launc...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports four deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 137

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of four Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the death. This announcement brings the total count to 137 deaths in Joplin. Residents who passed included thr...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Joplin Municipal Court closed July 6 – July 9; court dates rescheduled

The Joplin Municipal Court will be closed Tuesday, July 6 through Friday, July 9, 2021, due to unforeseen circumstances. All courtroom proceedings for July 6 through July 9, 2021 have been postponed. 

 

Individuals scheduled for court duri...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports a death resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 133

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the death of a Joplin resident with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the death. This announcement brings the total count to 133 deaths in Joplin. The resident was a 38-year-ol...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

City launches webpage focusing on City’s Vision starting with Parks/Stormwater sales tax renewal

On August 3, 2021, Joplin citizens will vote on the question of renewing a ¼ -cent sales tax for parks projects and stormwater improvements. The question is titled “Proposition Renewal” because voters originally passed this ...

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Upcoming Election Information..... City News
Posted on: June 18, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports a death resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 132

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the death of a Joplin resident with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the death. This announcement brings the total count to 132 deaths in Joplin. The resident was an 83-year-o...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Residential trash service update; curbside recycling pick-up occurs every 2 weeks starting July 5

Joplin residents who have opted in for curbside recycling pick-up will have new schedule starting July 5, 2021 according to Republic Services, the City’s contractor for residential trash and curbside recycling services.

 

Republic recentl...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Health Department to begin fogging to control mosquitos within Joplin

The Joplin Health Department operates a mosquito control program within Joplin’s city limits.  This program utilizes occasional fogging to control adult mosquitoes and the treatment of mosquito breeding areas with a larvicide to prevent...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

City and community officials welcome United Airlines as new air service provider

 

City officials joined representatives from the Joplin Airport Board and the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce in a Ribbon Cutting event today for the new air service through United Express, operated by SkyWest Airlines. Earlier this year,...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Joplin HOPE Center for Disaster Recovery announces its launch in conjucntion with 10th anniv

The Joplin HOPE Center for Disaster Recovery announces its launch in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of the Joplin tornado.

Joplin’s response to and recovery from the devastating EF5 tornado on May 22, 2011, has inspired many. The Center is...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

City Council votes to lift all restrictions in Covid Response and Recovery Plan and Exhibits

Following Joplin Health Director Ryan Talken’s May 3, 2021 report noting new coronavirus cases remain low, and a strong supply of vaccine exists, the Joplin City Council removes the restrictions listed in the Exhibits of the Joplin Response and ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Health Dept. encourages residents to use Vaccine Navigator tool for vaccination registration

Starting Friday, April 9, all Missourian adults become eligible for the coronavirus vaccination. As more people seek vaccine opportunities in our area, Joplin Health Department officials encourage citizens seeking a vaccine appointment to utilize the COVI...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

MSSU, City & Joplin Fire Dept. create regional fire academy

The College of Health Sciences at Missouri Southern State University has partnered with the Joplin Fire Department and the City of Joplin to create a regional fire academy.

The program will kick off this summer with the Fire I course, which will be offered...

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City News
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports a death resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 130

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the death of a Joplin resident with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the death. This announcement brings the total count to 130 deaths in Joplin. The resident was a 69-year-ol...

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City News
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Houston added to Joplin’s air service that includes flights to Chicago and Denver

The Joplin Regional Airport is pleased to announce Houston will be a third hub option for travelers when United Express service starts here on June 1, 2021. Earlier this month, the City announced daily flights to both Chicago and Denver with United Expres...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Bulky Item Drop Off service to change to WCA starting April 1

Starting April 1, 2021, Joplin residential trash customers will have a new location to take their bulky items due to a change in the bulky item drop off service contract.

 

Waste Corporation of America (WCA) submitted the low bid for this three-yea...

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City News
Posted on: March 5, 2021

Immediate closure of ramp on 6th Street to parking garage at 6th and Virginia

Due to the current structural conditions, the 6th Street concrete ramp is being closed until further notice. The ramp leads from 6th and Main Street to the parking deck located at 6th Street and Virginia Avenue. Barricades and signs have been placed to cl...

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City News
Posted on: February 26, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports a death resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 124

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the death of a Joplin resident with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the death. This announcement brings the total count to 124 deaths in Joplin. The resident was a 42-year-ol...

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City News
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Site work beings on Woodsonia development that brings Menard’s to Joplin

 

Land that now sits desolate and uninviting will soon experience a promising renovation as work begins on the newest economic development project in Joplin, “32nd Street Place”. This 70-acre mixed use development will be home ...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Immediate closure of ramp on 6th Street to parking garage at 6th and Virginia

Due to the current structural conditions, the 6th Street concrete ramp is being closed until further notice. The ramp leads from 6th and Main Street to the parking deck located at 6th Street and Virginia Avenue. Barricades and signs have been placed to cl...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

MSSU, City & Joplin Fire Dept. create regional fire academy

The College of Health Sciences at Missouri Southern State University has partnered with the Joplin Fire Department and the City of Joplin to create a regional fire academy.

The program will kick off this summer with the Fire I course, which will be offered...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports four deaths resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 137

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the deaths of four Joplin residents with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the death. This announcement brings the total count to 137 deaths in Joplin. Residents who passed included thr...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Joplin Health Dept. reports a death resulting from COVID-19; brings total to 124

The Joplin Health Department is sad to report the death of a Joplin resident with coronavirus being a significant condition contributing to the death. This announcement brings the total count to 124 deaths in Joplin. The resident was a 42-year-ol...

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