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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Public meeting set to meet with citizens about recovery projects in their neighborhood

The City will host an open house public meeting from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday June 26, at the Community Room in the Joplin Public Library, 1901 East 20th Street, to review plans for a neighborhood recovery project in a south-central area of Joplin.

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To review disaster recovery projects.... City News
Posted on: June 14, 2018

Final vote on Bike and Ped Transportation Plan set for next JATSO meeting

The Joplin Area Transportation Study Organization (JATSO) will be voting at their upcoming meeting on Thursday, June 21 to approve the final Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation Plan. The meeting will be held at 1:30 p.m. in the conference room on fifth ...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Citizens serving community by volunteering for City’s Boards and Commissions

Citizens looking for a way to help their community can get involved by serving on various Boards, Commissions and Committees offered through the City.  These groups serve in diverse roles, including assessing needs; review of plans and policies; ...

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City News
Posted on: June 6, 2018

State publication's article highlights Joplin's Main Street project and the teamwork involved

Main Street -MML May 2018

Teamwork highlighted as important aspect of Joplin's Main Street project in feature article of Missouri Municipal League's publication!  

https://cdn.ymaws.com/mocities.site-ym.com/resource/resmgr/may_review_files/Joplin_MainStreet.pdf

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To view article.... City News
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Financial Sustainability Report presented to City Council

A financial sustainability report for the City of Joplin was presented at Monday’s City Council meeting. 

For those who missed it or seeking more details, the report is listed at http://mo-joplin2.civicplus.com/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Item...

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To view Financial Sustainability Report.... City News
Posted on: May 29, 2018

Libraries Rock! Announced as 2018 Library Summer Reading Program Theme

Young readers will explore all things musical this summer as the Rosemary Titus Reynolds Children’s Library at the Joplin Public Library presents “Libraries Rock” during this year's summer reading program. Activities will inc...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Council selects Monteleone to fill general seat vacancy

Anthony Monteleone

During a Special Meeting of the Joplin City Council, members chose Anthony Monteleone to fill the vacant General Seat on the Council. He will serve until the next City Council election in 2020. Monteleone ran in the April 2018 election, and received the n...

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City News
Posted on: May 22, 2018

New Operating Hours for Joplin Aquatic Centers announced

2018 Pool Schedule

Memorial Day weekend marks the kickoff of the summer swim season at Joplin’s aquatic centers. On Saturday, May 26 Schifferdecker and Cunningham Aquatic Centers will be opening to the public from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, May 27 Schifferdecker...

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City News
Posted on: May 14, 2018

Murphy Boulevard to close between 15th and 20th Streets for realignment work

Starting Monday, May 21, Murphy Boulevard will be closed from 15th to 20th Street for crews to work on realignment of the road as well as completion of sidewalks in the realignment portion. Message boards will be placed in the area to notify motorists of ...

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Additional Info on Joplin's Recovery Projects.. City News
Posted on: May 7, 2018

Update on City’s work on odor complaints, issues

In response to recent concerns and complaints regarding foul odors in various parts of Joplin, City officials have been meeting with industries that have been noted as possible contributors to some of these odors.

“These meetings provide simple i...

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To view Heartland's update.... City News
Posted on: May 4, 2018

Ground level ozone is topic on upcoming Joplin Insider program

In the next program of Joplin Insider, viewers will learn more about ground level ozone and the work that the Four State Clean Air Alliance (FSCAA) has conducted to help educate the public about this issue.

Public Information Officer Lynn Onstot visits wit...

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: April 25, 2018

Drug Drop-Off Boxes available all year in Joplin

As attention turns to the National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 28 sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA), Joplin officials remind residents that drug take-back boxes are available throughout the year in ...

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City News
Posted on: February 16, 2018

Fly Joplin! Third flight introduced in intervals at Joplin Regional Airport

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Traveling anytime soon? Be sure and check flights out of the Joplin Regional Airport. Recently American Airlines (AA) has made some changes that brings a third flight to the Joplin Regional Airport for various time periods in the next few months.

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City News
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... City News

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Murphy Boulevard to close between 15th and 20th Streets for realignment work

Starting Monday, May 21, Murphy Boulevard will be closed from 15th to 20th Street for crews to work on realignment of the road as well as completion of sidewalks in the realignment portion. Message boards will be placed in the area to notify motorists of ...

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Additional Info on Joplin's Recovery Projects.. City Road Closures

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Structure Fire 914 W 9th St

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 13, 2018

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire 914 W 9th St    

CONTACT:    Keith Stammer, Public Information Officer

On Tuesday, 12 June, 2018, at approxim...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Structure Fire 3107 S Missouri Ave

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 05, 2018

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire 3107 S Missouri Ave              

CONTACT:    Keith Stammer, Pu...

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Fire Department
Posted on: May 31, 2018

Medical Call, La Quinta Inn

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 31, 2018

SUBJECT:      Medical Call              

CONTACT:    Keith Stammer, Joplin Fire Department Pu...

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Fire Department
Posted on: May 30, 2018

Medical Call, Jasper Products

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 30, 2018

SUBJECT:      Medical Call              

CONTACT:    Andy Nimmo, Deputy Fire Chief, Joplin Fi...

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Fire Department
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Structure Fire 1015 S St. Louis Avenue, Apartment 4

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May 24, 2018

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire 1015 S St. Louis Avenue, Apartment 4                      

CONTACT: ...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Structure Fire 620 S Moffet Ave

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May 13, 2018

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire 620 S Moffet Ave.

  • CONTACT:    Keith Stammer, Public Information Officer
  • The Joplin Fire Department responded to a reported fire at a vacant structure,...
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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Drug Drop-Off Boxes available all year in Joplin

As attention turns to the National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 28 sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA), Joplin officials remind residents that drug take-back boxes are available throughout the year in this area....

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Drug Drop-Off Boxes available all year in Joplin

As attention turns to the National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 28 sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA), Joplin officials remind residents that drug take-back boxes are available throughout the year in this area....

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