COUNCIL AGENDA 
Monday, March 5, 2018
6:00 P.M., Council Chambers
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.

Police Chief Stewart to give an update on 2017 Activities.

6.

Citizen Requests and Petitions

1.

Tom Rogers, 3517 Hackberry Lane, Joplin MO, would like to address the council regarding odors in the city and surrounding suburbs. Feedback to the be provided via petition from residents and city visitors.

2.

Greg Huff, 115 S. Sergeant Ave. Joplin, MO, would like to address the council regarding Backyard Poultry Ordinances.

7.

Public Hearings

1.

Public Hearing Procedures

2.

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-007

A RESOLUTION granting a Special Use Permit (1st Request) for the expansion of a parking lot
from 8 spaces to 14 spaces, in the City of Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.
8.

Consent Agenda

1.

Minutes of the February 20, 2018 City Council Meeting

Documents:
  1. Feb 20 2018.pdf
2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2018-405

AN ORDINANCE approving an Agreement between the City of Joplin, Missouri, and Economic Security Corporation of Southwest Area that pertains to 2017 HOME funds; authorizing the City Manager or his designee to execute same on behalf of the City.
Documents:
  1. CB2018-405.pdf
3.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2018-600

AN ORDINANCE: Approving the job descriptions for Concessions Coordinator, Athletic Coordinator and Golf Lead Cashier and the placement of the positions within the Salary Administration Plan for the City of Joplin.


Documents:
  1. CB2018-600.pdf
4.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2018-601

AN ORDINANCE authorizing the City of Joplin to enter into an agreement with Joplin Little League for the purpose of leasing Landreth Park baseball fields, concession areas, and parking lots in exchange for annual rent in the amount of Five Hundred and 00/100 Dollars ($500.00); and authorizing the City Manager to execute the same by and on behalf of the City of Joplin.
Documents:
  1. CB2018-601.pdf
5.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2018-602

AN ORDINANCE to enable the City of Joplin, Missouri, to join Show Me PACE, pursuant to Sections §67.2800 to §67.2835, RSMo., the “Property Assessment Clean Energy Act,” and stating the terms under which the City of Joplin will conduct activities as a member of such district
Documents:
  1. CB2018-602.pdf
9.

Resolutions

1.

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-005

A RESOLUTION declaring that the unlawful distribution of prescription controlled substances has created a public nuisance and a serious public health and safety crisis for the citizens of Joplin, Missouri; and authorizing the City to join in a class action lawsuit against opioid manufacturers
2.

RESOLUTION NO. 2018-006

This Resolution allows for the Police Department to apply for three (3) grants through MODOT for the enforcement of DWI laws, as well as training and equipment to further our effort in reducing DWI crashes, as well as reducing crashes involving hazardous moving violations.
10.

Ordinances - Emergency

1.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2018-107

AN ORDINANCE authorizing the City of Joplin to enter into a supplemental Transportation Alternative Funds Program Agreement (TAP 3205-704) with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for the construction of the St. John's Blvd. Trail project in the City of Joplin; authorizing the City Manager or his designee to execute said supplemental agreement for and on behalf of the City of Joplin; and containing an emergency clause.

2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2018-504

AN ORDINANCE amending the Annual Budget of the City of Joplin for the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 as adopted by Ordinance 2017-167 on October 16, 2017, to adjust appropriations and containing an emergency clause.
3.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2018-603

An ordinance authorizing the acceptance of an agreement by and between the City of Joplin and Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission, for Air Traffic Control Tower Operating Assistance Grant Agreement for Air Traffic Control Services at the Joplin Regional Airport; and containing and emergency clause.
11.

Ordinances - First Reading

12.

Ordinances - Second Reading and Third Reading

13.

Unfinished Business

14.

New Business

1.

News from Public Information Officer, Lynn Onstot

Anyone wishing to address the Council should step to the podium and state his/her name and address. If the matter is not a Public Hearing, a request to speak to the Council should be prepared prior to the meeting. Speaking time will be limited to five (5) minutes.

Sound enhancement units are available for hearing impaired customers who provide a form of identification as security, which will be returned to the customer upon the return of the unit.

Those in need of disability-related auxiliary aids or services should contact the City Clerk's office at (417) 624-0820, ext. 220 no later than 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Notice posted at ____ p.m. on this the __ day of ____, ____. (RSMo 610.020)