JOPLIN CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
TUESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2024
5th FLOOR COUNCIL CHAMBERS
602 S. MAIN ST. JOPLIN MO
6:00 P.M.

This meeting can be viewed live on KGCS-TV channel 21 and  regional cable television systems including Sparklight in Joplin; or livestream at http://www.joplinmo.org/182/Video-Multimedia  

Persons wishing to address the City Council regarding an item on the agenda should complete a Request to Address Council and give it to the City Clerk prior to the start of the meeting. When your name is called, approach the podium, and state your name clearly for the record. If your request pertains to a Public Hearing item, you do not need to submit a request. You will have five (5) minutes to speak.

PLEASE NOTE: No outside electronic devices are allowed to be used on City equipment without prior City approval. If you have handouts, you must provide 12 copies of the material to the City Clerk.
1.

Call to Order

Invocation
Pledge of Allegiance of the United States of America
2.

Roll Call

3.

Presentations

4.

Finalization of Consent Agenda

5.

Reports and Communications

1.

News from the Public Information Office

6.

Citizen Requests and Petitions

1.

Mary Price requested to speak on Budget, Fiscal Accountability, Capital improvements Tax

7.

Public Hearings

1.

Public Hearing Procedures

2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2024-250

AN ORDINANCE approving the deannexation by the Council of the City of Joplin, Missouri, of property generally located at 3031 N Arizona Ave. 

8.

Consent Agenda

1.

Minutes of the December 18, 2023, City Council Meeting

2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2023-407

AN ORDINANCE approving an Agreement between the City of Joplin, Missouri, and the Economic Security Corporation that pertains to 2023 CDBG public service grant funds; authorizing the City Manager to execute same on behalf of the City.

Documents:
  1. CB2023-407.pdf
3.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2023-408

AN ORDINANCE approving an Agreement between the City of Joplin, Missouri, and the Homeless Coalition that pertains to 2023 CDBG public service grant funds; authorizing the City Manager to execute same on behalf of the City.

Documents:
  1. CB2023-408.pdf
4.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2023-614

AN ORDINANCE amending Chapter 86 – Parks and Recreation, Article II – Park Rules and Regulations.

Documents:
  1. CB2023-614.pdf
5.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2023-615

AN ORDINANCE amending Chapter 86 – Parks and Recreation, Article VI – Trails, Section 86-200 – Trail rules.

Documents:
  1. CB2023-615.pdf
9.

Resolutions

10.

Ordinances - Emergency

1.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2024-100

AN ORDINANCE approving a purchase agreement between the City of Joplin and Trapeze Software Group Inc. d.b.a TripSpark Technologies (TripSpark), for the purchase of transit scheduling software license and maintenance services; and, amending the Annual Budget of the City of Joplin for the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 as adopted by Ordinance 2023-158 on October 16, 2023; and, containing an emergency clause. 

2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2024-102

AN ORDINANCE approving the City of Joplin to enter into an agreement with Emery Sapp and Sons Inc. in the amount of Three Hundred Seventy-Four Thousand Eight Hundred Eighty-Seven and 76/100 dollars ($374,887.76) for construction of the East Town Sidewalks 2023 project and authorizing the City Manager or his designee to execute the same by and on behalf of the City of Joplin; amending the Annual Budget of the City of Joplin for the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 as adopted by Ordinance 2023-158 on October 16, 2023; and containing an emergency clause.

3.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2024-103

AN ORDINANCE approving an agreement with Joplin Industrial Electric Co., Inc. in the amount of Two Hundred Ninety-Nine Thousand Forty-four and 00/100 DOLLARS ($299,044.00) for Justice Center Electrical Upgrades and authorizing the City Manager or his designee to execute the same by and on behalf of the City of Joplin; and containing an emergency clause.

4.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2024-350

AN ORDINANCE approving the contract by and between the City of Joplin and USA Demolition for the demolition of the structure(s) and clearing of a lot located at 926 S Chestnut Ave. in the City of Joplin, Missouri, for Five Thousand Four Hundred Ninety-Five dollars ($5,495.00); providing how the cost thereof shall be paid; how the assessment thereof shall be made; and containing an emergency clause.

5.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2024-351

AN ORDINANCE approving the contract by and between the City of Joplin and USA Demolition for the demolition of the structure(s) and clearing of a lot located at 1202 S Jackson Ave. in the City of Joplin, Missouri, for Four Thousand Three Hundred Ninety-Five dollars ($4,395.00); providing how the cost thereof shall be paid; how the assessment thereof shall be made; and containing an emergency clause.

6.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2024-500

AN ORDINANCE    amending the Annual Budget of the City of Joplin for the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 as adopted by Ordinance 2023-158 on October 16, 2023, to adjust appropriations and containing an emergency clause.    

7.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2024-600

AN ORDINANCE authorizing the City of Joplin, Missouri, to enter into an Agreement with Higginbotham Inc., for the purpose of professional brokering and other loss control services not to exceed price of Sixty Thousand Dollars ($60,000.00) per year, for a three (3) year contract term; authorizing the City Manager to execute the same by and on behalf of the City of Joplin; and containing an emergency clause.

11.

Ordinances - First Reading

12.

Ordinances - Second Reading and Third Reading

1.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2023-542

AN ORDINANCE adopting a new step pay plan by reference the City Salary Administration Plan; establishing the annual salary of certain Classified and Unclassified positions for Fiscal Year 2024-2025; and setting a date when this Ordinance shall become effective.

Documents:
  1. CB2023-542.pdf
13.

Unfinished Business

14.

New Business



Joplin, built on generations of people with grit and determination, is a regional hub at the crossroads of America.  Our diverse people and employers thrive because of our healthy lifestyles, exceptional neighborhoods, lifelong learning opportunities and cultural & recreational amenities.                                                                                   

Ad Omnia Parata    

 Together we are ready for anything. 


 Notice posted at 12:00 PM on this 28th day of December 2023 (RSMo 610.020)