With more than 25 Boards and Commissions, the City of Joplin appreciates the many citizens who volunteer to serve on these committees. Board members serve various term lengths, and sometimes serve extended terms to help review City projects, plans and proposals.
On Monday, December 3, during the Joplin City Council meeting, Mayor Gary Shaw will recognize those citizens who have completed their terms this past year. Members will receive a recognition plaque and a thank you gift for their service.
This year the citizens being recognized and their years of service on a City Board include:
Name Board/Commission/Committee Dates of Service
Maurice Clark Airport Board 2011-2018
Becky Heffren Board of Health 2012-2018
Brad McIntyre JRC 2012-2018
Gary Duncan Planning & Zoning 2012-2018
Dorothy Wilcoxon Library Board 2012-2018
David Sweeney Board of Health 2012-2018
Kyle Denham Building Board of Appeals 2011-2018
Michelle Cahill Board of Health 2012-2018
Chad Greer Design Review 2010-2018
Christina Williams Solid Waste Commission 2012-2018
Harvey Hutchison Parks & Recreation Board 2012-2018
Citizens interested in serving on a City Board or Commission are welcome to submit an application throughout the year. Citizens must be a registered voter of the city. Some boards may have specific requirements for its members. Applications are kept on file for one year. The City Council makes appointments to these organizations on an as needed basis.
Each of the 25 boards represents a specific area of City government, and citizens may designate which board(s) they are applying to offer their service. A full listing of the boards and commissions is available on the City’s website, www.joplinmo.org. Those interested serving on City Boards and Commissions may apply through the City’s website or by email at email@example.com. For more information, contact the City Clerk’s office at 417-624-0820, ext. 220 or 221.