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Posted on: December 15, 2017

Rededication Ceremony on Monday: Original stained-glass window returns to historic Newman Building

On Monday, December
18, the City of Joplin will hold arededication ceremony of an original architectural element to the historic
Newman Building. The unique stained-glass window that was located on the westside of the building as part of the grand s...

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City News
Posted on: December 11, 2017

Holidays shift schedules for trash and recycling and Recycling Center

RECYCLING CENTER HOLIDAY SCHEDULE - The City of Joplin Recycling Center and Household Hazardous Waste Facility WILL BE CLOSED on
Saturday, December 23 and December 30.  The center accepts manydiscarded holiday items including, gift wr...

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City News
Posted on: December 11, 2017

Public meeting on December 19 focuses on Mohaska Trail in southwest Joplin

The City of
Joplin is finalizing the design plans for the Mohaska Trail Project whichtravels approximately two miles, winding through areas south and east of
Cunningham and Mercy Parks. (See attached location map). This trail project ispart of the C...

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City News
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Shared lane markings posted along rebuilt portion of Main Street

Have you seen
the new shared lane markings on Main Street? <_o3a_p>

A shared lanemarking - or "sharrow" - is a road marking used to indicate a shared
lane environment for bicycles and automobiles. This is not a marking toindicate a bike-exclusive l...

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City News
Posted on: November 28, 2017

Scratch the golfers off your list with gifts from Schifferdecker Golf Course

many people are out holiday shopping looking for that perfect gift, make iteasy this year and scratch the golfers off your list with gifts from
Schifferdecker Golf Course. <_o3a_p>

Ifyour golfer would like items to add to his or her bag, Schifferdecker Pr...

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City News
Posted on: November 21, 2017

Reminder – Residential Leaf Pick-Up Starts Monday, November 27

The City of Joplin will start
the annual residential leaf pick up program on Monday, November 27, the first weekdayafter Thanksgiving, weather permitting. <_o3a_p>

To address all areas of Joplin, the
City utilizes three crews which start in outlying areas and ...

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City News
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Filing period for Council candidacy opens November 14

interested in running for a City Council seat in April 2018 may pick up theirnominating petitions from the City Clerk starting Tuesday, November 14, 2017.
Petitions must be returned to the City Clerk by 5 p.m., January 9, 2017 to beeligible...

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City News
Posted on: November 10, 2017

Attractions help decorate holiday windows; Unveiling set for Monday, Nov. 27

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In the spirit of the
holiday season, the windows of a downtown historic structure will again bedecorated for all to enjoy.
The public is invited to share in the
excitement during the annual unveiling when the curtains are pulled back of the large wind...

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City News
Posted on: October 25, 2017

Survey shows residents favor informational quality of City’s quarterly newsletter

Residents gave a positive response to The
for providing news about the City of Joplin’s programs and services in a recent survey about the quarterly newsletter. Results from the October 2016 survey showed that 99% of respondents read the newslett...

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To view survey results.... 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,, 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