JOPLIN CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 2023 5th FLOOR COUNCIL CHAMBERS 602 S. MAIN ST. JOPLIN MO 6:00 P.M.
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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.
Call to Order
Pledge of Allegiance of the United States of America
AN ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2022-274, passed by the Council of the City of Joplin, Missouri, August 1, 2022, by removing from District C-1 (Neighborhood Commercial) to District C-3 (Commercial) property as described below and located at 2918 E 20th St.
A RESOLUTION authorizing the submittal of an application with the Missouri State Historic Preservation Office for the FY 2024 Historic Preservation Fund Grant for the Intensive Level Architectural Survey of North Heights Phase I.
A RESOLUTION recognizing Officer Jake Reed of the Joplin Police Department for his years of service by naming the bridge on 1200 East 20th street crossing over the Kansas City Southern Railroad the “Officer Jake Reed Memorial Bridge.”
A RESOLUTION recognizing Corporal Benjamin Cooper of the Joplin Police Department for his years of service by naming the bridge on Loop 44/Range Line Road crossing over the Kansas City Southern Railroad in the City of Joplin in Jasper County as the “CPL Ben Cooper Memorial Bridge.”
A RESOLUTION recognizing Officer Timothy Nielson of the Joplin Police Department for his years of service by naming the bridge on Connecticut Avenue that crosses over Interstate 44 within the city of Joplin as the “Officer Timothy Nielson Memorial Bridge.”
AN ORDINANCE approving an amendment (Change Order 1) to the construction agreement with Blevins Asphalt Construction Company Inc. in the amount of Two Hundred Thirty-Nine Thousand Nine Hundred Fifty-One and 80/100 Dollars, ($239,951.80) for the Mill and Overlay 2023 project; 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 2022-2023 as adopted by Ordinance 2022-161 on October 17, 2022; and, containing an emergency clause.
AN ORDINANCE authorizing the City of Joplin, Missouri, to enter into an Agreement with Missouri-American Water Company, a Missouri Corporation, for the purpose of leasing certain land in the area commonly known as Grand Falls; 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.
AN ORDINANCE re-adopting Chapter 2, Administration, of the Joplin City Code, Section 2-107, "Financial interest disclosure", requiring certain officials and employees of the City of Joplin to file Financial Interest Disclosure Statements as described herein.
Vote to go into closed session, which shall pertain to legal action, causes of action, or litigation including a public governmental body and any confidential or privileged communications between a governmental body or its representatives and its attorneys; and the hiring, firing, disciplining, or promotion of an employee or particular employees of a governmental body involving personal information; as set forth in Section 610.021(1) (3) RSMo, as amended, 2020. This meeting, record, and vote to be closed to the extent provided by law. The City Council shall adjourn at the end of the session.
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 3rd day of August 2023 (RSMo 610.020)