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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Transportation Improvement Program Amendments to be discussed at next JATSO meeting

There will be a public meeting of the Joplin Area Transportation Study Organization (JATSO) Policy Board on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 1:30 P.M. in the Joplin City Hall 5th Floor Study, 602 South Main Street, Joplin, Missouri.  Items that will be...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

City’s micro-surfacing program continues, weather permitting

The City’s micro-surfacing program continues, as weather permits. As micro-surfacing operations occur along city roads, the City encourages citizens to watch for postings in their neighborhoods and the roads they travel.

If your street w...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

MDC provides TRIM grant for City to complete tree trimming of urban forest

Joplin Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce its continued partnership with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and their Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance (TRIM) Grant program.

This year, the TRIM grant has added $10,000...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Stormwater work to close 15th Street from Indiana to Michigan June 18 - 24

Weather permitting, stormwater work next week will close 15th Street from Indiana Avenue to Michigan Avenue to through traffic. Closure will be in effect Tuesday, June 18 through Monday, June 24. This closure is for work associated with the stormwater wor...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Joplin’s new air service takes off for Chicago on American Airlines

Joplin’s new air service took off today with American Airlines now offering two flights daily to Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

The flight coming into the Joplin Regional Airport from Chicago was nearly full as passengers disemba...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Joplin Public Library hires new director

The Joplin Public Library Board of Trustees is proud to name Jeana Gockley as the new director of the Joplin Public Library.

Gockley currently works for the Springfield-Greene County Library District as a branch manager of the Schweitzer Brentwood Branch L...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Council welcomes Youth Council as newest advisory board for the City

Joplin Youth Council Members 2019-20: Front row, from left: Casey Bonds, Riley Peterson, Kambrea Man

Interested in working with all ages in our community, the Joplin City Council welcomed 11 members to the new Joplin Youth Council at its June 3, 2019 meeting. The Youth Council will advise the City Council on issues that specifically affect the younger ge...

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Museum exhibits “Remembering D-Day: 75th Anniversary of Normandy Invasion”

Hidden throughout our community are remnants of our country’s past. The Joplin History and Mineral Museum offers a look back to significant periods in time.

Starting on Thursday, June 6, the Museum opens the “Remembering D-Day: 75th Ann...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Operating Hours for Joplin Aquatic Centers Announced

Pool Operating Hours 19

Memorial Day weekend marks the kickoff of the summer swim season in Joplin.

Schifferdecker Aquatic Center, located at 4th and Schifferdecker, will open for the 2019 season on Saturday, May 25. Schifferdecker will be open 7 days a week. Hours will be 1 p.m....

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: May 15, 2019

A Universe of Stories: Summer Reading Program kicks off at Library

Readers of all ages will explore all things space this summer as Joplin Public Library presents “A Universe of Stories” during their summer library program. Programs will include Friday Summer Movie Breaks, biweekly educational present...

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

MAPS service expands into Oronogo

The City of Joplin is happy to announce its MAPS (Metro Area Publictransit Service) is expanding into Oronogo. Residents in this community can now schedule rides to Joplin and surrounding area for their errands, doctor’s appointments and other n...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Bonds issued for Recovery TIF expected to pay off early

Redevelopment efforts following the 2011 disaster have been strong and will help close the Recovery TIF (Tax Increment Financing) created in 2013 to stimulate Joplin’s rebuilding.

A TIF District was set as part of Joplin’s redevelopment plan, following the...

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To view Recovery TIF area... City News
Posted on: March 20, 2019

MoDOT announces Westbound I-44 On Ramp from Main Street in Joplin (Exit 6) CLOSED Until August 1

Missouri Department of Transportation - Southwest District Office sent the following information about this upcoming closure:

Where: Ramp from Main Street (Missouri Route 43) to westbound I-44 in Joplin

When: ‘Round the clock beginning 6 ...

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Additional Info from MoDOT... City News
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Joplin Regional Airport to offer service to Chicago starting in June

2019 is beginning with great news for travelers from Joplin and the surrounding area. Starting in June, Joplin Regional Airport will begin offering service to Chicago!

American Airlines recently announced the upgrade of their service in Joplin to include t...

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Additional info on flights.... 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, www.joplinmo.org/cdbg-list, 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