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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Upcoming Council Meetings rescheduled due to observed holidays

The Joplin City Council’s regularly third Monday meeting in January (January 15) will be held on Tuesday, January 16. This date change is in recognition of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.  The rescheduled meeting will begin at 6 p.m. and will be held in the Council Chambers on 5th floor of City Hall, 602 South Main.  Please note that Joplin City Hall and all City operations are open on Monday, January 15, 2018.
KGCS-TV, Missouri Southern State University’s (MSSU) television station, will broadcast the meeting live on January 16, and will offer a re-broadcast at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 18.
In addition, the City Council meeting originally scheduled for Monday, February 19 will be moved to Tuesday, February 20 in recognition of President’s Day. City Hall and other City services, including the Recycling Center, Sunshine Lamp Trolley and MAPS system, will be closed on President’s Day, Feb. 19. Services of the Police and Fire department, as well as Airport operations, will continue to be available 24/7.
KGCS-TV will tape the meeting on February 20, and will offer a re-broadcast at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21. They are unable to air the meeting live on Tuesday, February 20 due to MSSU basketball teams hosting Pittsburg State University, and KGCS-TV broadcasts home games to their viewing audience.
KGCS-TV is a service of the Department of Communication at Missouri Southern State University.   Programming may be seen over the air on digital channel 22 and on regional cable television systems including Cable One, Mediacom and Suddenlink.
For more information, contact Lynn Onstot, Public Information Officer at 624-0820, ext. 204.

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