JOPLIN CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2020
5th FLOOR COUNCIL CHAMBERS
602 S. MAIN ST. JOPLIN MO
6:00 PM
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.

ARBOR DAY PROCLAMATION

Documents:
  1. Arbor Day 2020.pdf
2.

WEATHERIZATION DAY PROCLAMATION

4.

Finalization of Consent Agenda

5.

Reports and Communications

1.

Update from Joplin Sports Authority

2.

News from Public Information Office

6.

Citizen Requests and Petitions

7.

Public Hearings

8.

Consent Agenda

1.

Minutes of the October 5, 2020 City Council Meeting

2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-008

AN ORDINANCE amending Chapter 30, Businesses, Article III, Licenses, Division 6, Hotels, Motels and Tourist Courts, Subdivision II, Convention and Visitors Advisory Board by repealing Section 30-271, Established; membership; term of members; officers and enacting a new Section 30- 271, Established; membership; terms of members; officers.


Documents:
  1. CB2020-008.pdf
3.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-272

AN ORDINANCE providing to vacate an alley right-of-way and all accompanying utility easements lying North of W. 8th St. and South of W 7th St. located on property at the Southwest corner of S. Joplin Ave. and W. 7th St.


Documents:
  1. CB2020-272.pdf
9.

Resolutions

1.

RESOLUTION NO. 2020-015

A RESOLUTION supporting the construction of Memorial Hills II, a senior residential community.
2.

RESOLUTION NO. 2020-016

A RESOLUTION supporting the rehabilitation of The Olivia Building, a senior residential community.
10.

Ordinances - Emergency

1.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020 – 368

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 1012 Central Ave. in the City of Joplin, Missouri, for Three Thousand Seven Hundred Seventy-nine and 00/100 Dollars ($3,779.00); providing how the cost thereof shall be paid; how the assessment thereof shall be made; and containing an emergency clause.
2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-453

AN ORDINANCE approving an Agreement by and between the Joplin Humane Society, Inc., and the City of Joplin, Missouri, providing for animal sheltering services for the city animal control program, authorizing the City Manager to execute said Agreement by and on behalf of the City of Joplin, Missouri; and, containing an emergency clause.


3.

COUNCIL BILL. 2020-454

AN ORDINANCE amending Chapter 18, Animals, of the Joplin City Code by amending certain fees found in Section 18-144; and, containing an emergency clause.
4.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-455

AN ORDINANCE approving a Program Services Contract by and between the State of Missouri, Department of Health and Senior Services, and the City of Joplin, Missouri, for a term commencing October 1, 2020 and running through September 30, 2021, for the amount of up to Thirty Two Thousand, Eight Hundred Thirty Dollars and Ninety-Six Cents ($32,830.96), to enable the Health Department to provide maternal child health services to residents of Joplin, authorizing the City Manager to execute the same by and on behalf of the City of Joplin, Missouri; and containing an emergency clause.
5.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-521

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.
6.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-522

AN ORDINANCE providing for the Budget of the City of Joplin for the period from November 1, 2020 to October 31, 2021, estimating the revenues for said period and appropriating for the purposes stated the sums set forth therein; and containing an emergency clause.
7.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-523

AN ORDINANCE providing for the Fire Department Budget of the City of Joplin for the period from November 1, 2020 to October 31, 2021, estimating the appropriations for said period for the purposes stated the sums set forth therein; and containing an emergency clause.
8.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-524

AN ORDINANCE approving the job description for Museum Curator and Assistant Director of Health and Environmental and Epidemiology Coordinator and the placement of the new position within the Salary Administration Plan for the City of Joplin; and containing an emergency clause.

9.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-525

AN ORDINANCE approving a Contract by and between the City of Joplin and UMR to provide stop loss coverage for the City’s health self-insurance coverage on behalf of the employer, the City of Joplin; authorizing the City Manager to execute said Contract by and on behalf of the City of Joplin; and containing an emergency clause.
10.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-526

AN ORDINANCE adopting a new step pay plan by reference the City Salary Administration Plan; establishing the annual salary of certain Classified and Unclassified positions and Part-Time/Seasonal positions for Fiscal Year 2020-2021; and, containing an emergency clause.
11.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-527

AN ORDINANCE adopting a new step pay plan by reference the City Salary Administration Plan for the Fire Department; establishing the annual salary of certain Classified and Unclassified positions for Fiscal Year 2020-2021; and, containing an emergency clause.
12.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-610

AN ORDINANCE approving a Lease Agreement by and between the City of Joplin and Parkwood Tournament, LLC. to lease various parks facilities; authorizing the City Manager to execute said Lease Agreement by and on behalf of the City of Joplin; and containing an emergency clause.
11.

Ordinances - First Reading

1.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2020-009

AN ORDINANCE authorizing the City of Joplin to enter into a Funding Agreement with Downtown Joplin Alliance for the purpose of protecting, rehabilitating, and redeveloping endangered properties with Downtown Joplin; and authorizing the City Manager to execute said Agreement by and on behalf of the City of Joplin, Missouri.
2.

COUNCIL BILL NO 2020-168

AN ORDINANCE approving the City of Joplin to enter into a construction agreement with Visu-Sewer of Missouri, Inc., in the amount of Three Hundred Seventy-Eight Thousand Three Hundred Fifty-Eight and no/100 dollars ($378,358.00) for construction of the 2020 East Town Infrastructure – Sanitary Sewer Project; 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.

Vote to go into closed session, which shall pertain to legal action, causes of action, or litigation including a public governmental body and any confidential or privileged communications between a governmental body or its representatives and its attorneys; 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(1) (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.

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