Joplin's Voice

Joplin’s Voice is an open forum to allow you to submit ideas and engage in discussions about ways to improve our City. We want to hear your thoughts and ideas! Citizens and website visitors are encouraged to suggest initiatives, post ideas and participate in conversations about our community. To get started, you will need to create a profile through the My Dashboard feature at the top of the page.
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  1. employee discounts

    Employees should be given discounts for city owned / operated facilities. If the city can give 50% off to some citizens for pool passes, they should be able to give 50% off to the people that work...

    Jun 13, 2017 by Julie Gooch (5 points)

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  2. Traffic light timing

    There has to be a better way to time our traffic signals. My example is the one I use most often. The traffic light at 2nd and Main is the worst. The light releasing traffic from 2nd only stays on...

    Dec 6, 2017 by Richard Evans (5 points)

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  3. Mobility connections

    There are a lot of small gaps in non-auto transportation networks (sidewalks, bike lanes, trails) that make them less functional, and in many cases unsafe to use. Many would be relatively inexpensive...

    Dec 31, 2019 by Zach Spiering (13 points)

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  4. Clean up Ewert Park!

    We need to find a way to clean up Ewert park. It is currently unsafe for kids and children to be at. There are many people under the influence camping at the shelters. I am not sure what can be...

    Sep 6, 2022 by Ashlee Witt (5 points)

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  5. E-mail based time sheets

    if we could E-mail our time sheets that would save paper and the resources it takes to distribute and gather them every two weeks. It may not work for everyone but for some it would.

    Dec 27, 2016 by Bruce Thomasson (276 points)

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  6. Community outreach from medical professionals to the youth and elderly of the Joplin area...

    We feel that if we could spark more volunteering from medical professionals, not just in Joplin, but everywhere human life exists, that it could help ease the friction between health care and the...

    Feb 7, 2017 by (2 points)

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