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Posted on: August 12, 2022

JATSO seeking public comments on FY 2023 UPWP

The Joplin Area Transportation Study Organization (JATSO) is seeking a 14-day public comment period for the FY 2023 Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP). The UPWP lists the transportation studies and tasks that MPO staff and member agencies will perform t...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

City issues a Request for Information to expand the broadband network in the community

The City of Joplin, Missouri is seeking a broadband partner interested in helping the City bring fiber-optic broadband to every home and business in the city. The intention of this Request for Information (RFI) is to open a dialog with interested Internet...

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Posted on: August 10, 2022

City opens tree limb disposal for residents Friday, August 19, and Saturday, August 20

The City will open the tree limb and brush drop-off site on Friday, August 19, and Saturday, August 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.   This free program is open the third Friday and Saturday of the month from March through October, unless there is a w...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Bart Starkey to serve as Airport Manager for Joplin Regional Airport

Bart Starkey - Airport Manager, August 2022

The City of Joplin is pleased to announce Bart Starkey as the new Airport Manager for Joplin Regional Airport. The position became open upon long-time manager Steve Stockam’s retirement in April of this year. 

Starkey has broad managemen...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

West Entrance of City Hall to be closed for construction of new ADA Ramp

The west entrance of City Hall will be closed for six weeks beginning on July 25 for the construction of a new and improved ADA-accessible ramp. We ask that during this period, all visitors and employees enter and exit the building through the North and E...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Murphy Blvd. west of Lone Elm Road closes July 25 for stormwater work

Starting on Monday, July 25, Murphy Boulevard will be closed west of Lone Elm Road as part of the Murphy Boulevard and Lone Elm Stormwater Improvement project. Murphy Boulevard will be closed potentially for the duration of the project which is three mont...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

SkyWest to continue air service to Chicago and Denver throughout 2022

Joplin City officials are pleased to announce that air service with SkyWest Airlines operated by United Express will continue to offer a dual hub service plan for Joplin throughout 2022.  

The service will include a daily nonstop flight to Chicago...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

City’s streetscaping project receives federal funding support

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The City of Joplin and federal representatives are looking to finish a final phase of a multi-year effort to complete streetscaping with funding from the Consolidated Appropriations Act, of 2022. 

United States Representative Bil...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

City Manager names Tony Robyn as Assistant City Manager for Joplin

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Joplin City Manager Nick Edwards is pleased to announce that Tony Robyn has accepted the position of Assistant City Manager. Robyn worked at the City from 2012 to 2017, and was promoted from the Disaster Recovery Coordinator to the Assistant Director of D...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

City facilities available for cooling centers

As the heat index increases to dangerously high levels, City officials remind citizens to check on family members, neighbors, and friends to ensure their environment is adequate to endure the hot conditions. 

According to Keith Stammer, Emergency ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Think ahead for kindergarten enrollment - Health Dept. offers immunizations

The Joplin City Health Department has vaccinations required for your child to begin kindergarten.  We want to help you make sure your child is prepared.  If your child lives within the Joplin city limits or is enrolled in a Joplin public...

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Posted on: July 10, 2021

City of Joplin provides update on network security incident

As you may know, on July 7, 2021, we discovered a network security incident that resulted in an interruption to our internet, email, and phone services. After discovering the incident, we isolated the impacted systems, contacted law enforcement, and launc...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Think ahead for kindergarten enrollment - Health Dept. offers immunizations

The Joplin City Health Department has vaccinations required for your child to begin kindergarten.  We want to help you make sure your child is prepared.  If your child lives within the Joplin city limits or is enrolled in a Joplin public...

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