JOPLIN CITY COUNCIL 
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2021
5th FLOOR COUNCIL CHAMBERS
602 S. MAIN ST. JOPLIN MO
6:00 P.M.
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  

Persons wishing to address the City Council regarding an item on the agenda should complete a Request to Address Council and give it to the City Clerk prior to the start of the meeting.  When your name is called, approach the podium, and state your name clearly for the record.  If your request pertains to a Public Hearing item, you do not need to submit a request. You will have five (5) minutes to speak.

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.
1.

Call to Order

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

Roll Call

3.

Presentations

1.

Proclamation to proclaim October 2, 2021 as Arbor Day

2.

Proclamation to proclaim September 17-23 as Constitution Week

3.

Winter Weather Warming Center Guidelines

4.

Fire Dept. Resource Allocation Study

4.

Finalization of Consent Agenda

5.

Reports and Communications

1.

Health Department Update

2.

News from the Public Information Office

6.

Citizen Requests and Petitions

7.

Public Hearings

8.

Consent Agenda

1.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-278

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 (Single Family Residential) and including in District R-2 (Two Family Residential) property as described below and located at 2521 S. Connor Ave.

Documents:
  1. CB2021-278.pdf
2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-279

AN ORDINANCE providing the vacation of a utility easement lying on property at the Southeast Corner of S. Anderson Ave. and W. 26th St., City of Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.


Documents:
  1. CB2021-279.pdf
3.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-280

AN ORDINANCE approving the voluntary annexation by the Council of the City of Joplin, Missouri, of property located at the End of Public Right-of-Way of W. 32nd St., Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.

Documents:
  1. CB2021-280.pdf
4.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-282

AN ORDINANCE establishing grades and accepting the Final Plat of Eagles Edge Phase 2 Subdivision located at the end of public right-of-way of W. 32nd St. in the City of Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.


Documents:
  1. CB2021-282.pdf
5.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-609

AN ORDINANCE approving the applications of Midwestern Built CrossFit for Monster Games; Ozark Christian College for marketing their 2022 Conference Series; MSSU Alumni for their 2022 Marketing Campaign; JOMO Pride, Inc. for JOMO Pride; Rufus Racing LLC for Summer Roundup Triathlon; Active Lifestyle for Joplin Memorial Run; Neosho Arts Council for Art Con; Joplin Disc Golf Club’s 17th Annual Four States Open; Emancipation Celebration Committee, Emancipation "Parks Day"; Carl Junction Chamber of Commerce for the 25th Bluegrass Festival; KEG Media (Fort Smith, Arkansas) for Mother Road Mayhem, and JW Sports Worldwide LLC for Ball'N Prep Girls Basketball Tournament, for utilization of FY22 Festivals and Celebrations support pursuant to Ordinance No. 2000-148, as authorized by the voters on November 7, 2000; authorizing the City Manager to execute appropriate agreements with each such organization for the utilization of such funds.

Documents:
  1. CB2021-609.pdf
9.

Resolutions

1.

RESOLUTION NO. 2021-015

A RESOLUTION    approving a request of the appointment of a member and two re-appointments of the Board of Directors of the Northpark Lane Community Improvement District.

10.

Ordinances - Emergency

1.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-152

 

AN ORDINANCE declaring the necessity of acquiring for public use certain fee simple right of way, permanent and temporary easements for the purpose of street construction improvements associated with the proposed Connecticut Avenue widening project from 32nd Street south to the I-44 Bridge; authorizing the City Manager and his designees to negotiate for the purpose of acquiring the necessary interests in land; authorizing the City Attorney and his designees to institute condemnation proceedings if such interests in land cannot be acquired by purchase through good faith negotiations; and containing an emergency clause.  

2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-153

AN ORDINANCE declaring the necessity of acquiring for public use certain fee simple right of way, permanent and temporary easements for the purpose of street construction improvements associated with the proposed Connecticut Avenue widening project from 32nd Street south to the I-44 Bridge; authorizing the City Manager and his designees to negotiate for the purpose of acquiring the necessary interests in land; authorizing the City Attorney and his designees to institute condemnation proceedings if such interests in land cannot be acquired by purchase through good faith negotiations; and containing an emergency clause.

3.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-154

AN ORDINANCE declaring the necessity of acquiring for public use certain fee simple right of way, permanent and temporary easements for the purpose of street construction improvements associated with the proposed Connecticut Avenue widening project from 32nd Street south to the I-44 Bridge; authorizing the City Manager and his designees to negotiate for the purpose of acquiring the necessary interests in land; authorizing the City Attorney and his designees to institute condemnation proceedings if such interests in land cannot be acquired by purchase through good faith negotiations; and containing an emergency clause.  

 

4.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-521

AN ORDINANCE approving the Real Estate Contract by and between the City of Joplin, Missouri, a Municipal Corporation, and Jasper County Sheltered Facilities Association, a Missouri Nonprofit Corporation, d/b/a Community Support Services of Missouri, for the sale of 2202 South Jackson Avenue; and authorizing the City Manager to execute the same by and on behalf of the City of Joplin; and containing an emergency clause.    

11.

Ordinances - First Reading

1.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-281

AN ORDINANCE establishing grades and accepting the Final Plat of Par Lane Addition located at the End of Right-of way of W. Par Ln. in the City of Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.

Documents:
  1. CB2021-281.pdf
12.

Ordinances - Second Reading and Third Reading

13.

Unfinished Business

14.

New Business

1.

Closed Session

Vote to go into closed session, which shall pertain to and the hiring, firing, disciplining, or promotion of an employee or particular employees of a governmental body involving personal information more specifically for the purpose of evaluating certain Council employees; as set forth in Section 610.021(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. Together we are ready for anything. Ad Omnia Parata    

-City of Joplin Vision Statement