JOPLIN CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING
6:00 P.M.
MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2020
5th FLOOR COUNCIL CHAMBERS
602 S. MAIN ST. JOPLIN MO
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
In compliance with the social distancing requirement of six feet, the number of guests in the Council Chambers is limited to 45.

1.

Call to Order

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

Roll Call

3.

Presentations

1.

A proclamation proclaiming August 26, 2020 as the Centennial of the 19th Amendment Ratification Day. Council Member Diane Reid Adams, Public Policy Chair of American Association of University Women (AAUW), will receive the proclamation.

Documents:
  1. 19th Amendment.pdf
4.

Finalization of Consent Agenda

5.

Reports and Communications

6.

Citizen Requests and Petitions

1.

Brian Evans, 4308 W. 28th Place, would like to speak on the mask ordinance's effect on the Joplin community.

2.

Abigail Covington, 211 S. Moffet, would like to speak on the mask mandate.

3.

Jennifer Thompson, 4509 E. Zora, would like to speak on the mask mandate.

4.

Edward Steinbacher, 2015 Carolina Place, would like to speak on what it means to be an American.

5.

Daniel Davis, 2202 N. Wood St., Galena, KS, would like to speak on the mask mandate.

6.

Mike Pier, 2915 E. 14th St., would like to speak on masks.

7.

Curt Carr, 13415 Hwy FF, would like to speak on the mask ordinance.

8.

Rodney Noran, 2301 S. Florida Ave., would like to speak on the mask mandate.

9.

Michael Knapp, 3586 Alpaca Rd., would like to speak on the extension of the mask ordinance.

7.

Public Hearings

1.

Public Hearing Procedures

2.

FY 2021 PROPOSED BUDGET PRESENTATION

8.

Consent Agenda

1.

Minutes of the August 3, 2020 City Council meeting

2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-005

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.
Documents:
  1. CB2020-005.pdf
3.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-141

AN ORDINANCE approving a pedestrian crossing license agreement by and between the City of Joplin and Missouri & Northern Arkansas Railroad Company, Inc, as it pertains to construction of sidewalk improvements on 3rd and 4th street related to the 4th and School Stormwater Project (TS0612); and authorizing the City Manager or his designee to execute the same by and on behalf of the City of Joplin
Documents:
  1. CB2020-141.pdf
4.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-149

AN ORDINANCE amending Chapter 118, Utilities, Article 2, Sewers and Sewage Disposal, by enacting a new Division 9, Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination.
Documents:
  1. CB2020-149.pdf
5.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-151

AN ORDINANCE approving a Work Authorization AMA-OC20-016 with Allgeier, Martin and Associates in the not to exceed amount of Eighty-One Thousand Five Hundred and 00/100 Dollars ($81,500.00) for professional engineering consulting services for the design of Murphy Boulevard and Lone Elm storm water improvements; and authorizing the City Manager or his designee to execute the same by and on behalf of the City of Joplin.
Documents:
  1. CB2020-151.pdf
6.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-268

AN ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2004-256, passed by the Council of the City of Joplin, Missouri, November 15, 2004, by removing from District R-1 and including in District R-2 property as described below and located 902 W. 26th St., City of Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.

Documents:
  1. CB2020-268.pdf
7.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-269

AN ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2004-256, passed by the Council of the City of Joplin, Missouri, November 15, 2004, by removing from District R-1 and including in District R-2 property as described below and located 2701 S. Virginia Avenue, City of Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.

Documents:
  1. CB2020-269.pdf
9.

Resolutions

10.

Ordinances - Emergency

1.

COUNCIL BILL 2020-156

AN ORDINANCE approving a construction agreement with Dewitt & Associates, Inc. for the replacement of the concrete apron approaches at Fire Station 1 in the not to exceed amount Eighty- Eighty-Nine Thousand Five Hundred Eighty-Five and 30/100 Dollars, ($89,585.30). for the Fire Station Concrete Apron Approach project and containing an emergency clause.
2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-361

AN ORDINANCE approving the contract by and between the City of Joplin and Gator Industrial for the demolition of the structure(s) and clearing of lot area located at 2024 Connor Ave. in the City of Joplin, Missouri, for Three Thousand Six Hundred and 00/100 Dollars ($3,600.00); providing how the cost thereof shall be paid; how the assessment thereof shall be made; and containing an emergency clause.
3.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-362

AN ORDINANCE approving the contract by and between the City of Joplin and Gator Industrial for the demolition of the structure(s) and clearing of lot area located at 2107 S Murphy Ave. in the City of Joplin, Missouri, for Three Thousand Seven Hundred Ninety-five and 00/100 Dollars ($3,795.00); providing how the cost thereof shall be paid; how the assessment thereof shall be made; and containing an emergency clause.
4.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020 – 363

AN ORDINANCE approving the contract by and between the City of Joplin and Gator Industrial for the demolition of the structure(s) and clearing of lot area located at 1326 Grand Ave. in the City of Joplin, Missouri, for Three Thousand Six Hundred and 00/100 Dollars ($ 3,600); providing how the cost thereof shall be paid; how the assessment thereof shall be made; and containing an emergency clause.
5.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-364

AN ORDINANCE approving the contract by and between the City of Joplin and Big John’s Heavy Equipment for the demolition of the structure(s) and clearing of lot area located at 206 N. Wall Ave. in the City of Joplin, Missouri, for Six Thousand Five Hundred and 00/100 Dollars ($6,500.00); providing how the cost thereof shall be paid; how the assessment thereof shall be made; and containing an emergency clause.
6.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020 – 365

AN ORDINANCE approving the contract by and between the City of Joplin and Gator Industrial for the demolition of the structure(s) and clearing of lot area located at 301 N. Jackson Ave. in the City of Joplin, Missouri, for Four Thousand Five Hundred Seventy-Five and 00/100 Dollars ($ 4,575.00); providing how the cost thereof shall be paid; how the assessment thereof shall be made; and containing an emergency clause.
7.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-519

AN ORDINANCE amending the Annual Budget of the City of Joplin for the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 as adopted by Ordinance 2019-166 on October 21, 2019, to adjust appropriations and containing an emergency clause.
11.

Ordinances - First Reading

1.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-006

AN ORDINANCE amending Chapter 42, Courts, Article II, Municipal Court, Section 42-35, Court costs and other fees, by amending Section 42-35 by enacting a new subsection (k).
2.

COUNCIL BILL 2020-150

AN ORDINANCE approving a Work Authorization OLS-OC20-05 with Olsson in the not to exceed amount of One Hundred Sixty-Seven Thousand Seven Hundred Fifty and 00/100 Dollars ($167,750.00) for professional engineering consulting services for storm water improvements at 7th and Canterbury Lane; and authorizing the City Manager or his designee to execute the same by and on behalf of the City of Joplin.
12.

Ordinances - Second Reading and Third Reading

13.

Unfinished Business

14.

New Business

1.

Health Dept. Update/Discussion of Covid-19 Recovery Plan.

2.

News from Public Information Officer, Lynn Onstot.

3.

Vote to go into closed session, which shall pertain to 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(3) RSMo, as amended, 2019. 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.

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 12:00 p.m. on this the 13th day of August, 2020 (RSMo 610.020)