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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Operating Hours for Joplin Aquatic Centers Announced

Pool Operating Hours 19

Memorial Day weekend marks the kickoff of the summer swim season in Joplin.

Schifferdecker Aquatic Center, located at 4th and Schifferdecker, will open for the 2019 season on Saturday, May 25. Schifferdecker will be open 7 days a week. Hours will be 1 p.m....

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: May 20, 2019

Joplin Public Library to host meet and greet event with Director candidates

The Joplin Public Library Board of Directors is pleased to announce the names of the candidates for their next Library Director. The candidates are: Kevin Booe, Library Director at Boise Public Library (Boise, ID); Jeana Gockley, Branch Manager at Springf...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

A Universe of Stories: Summer Reading Program kicks off at Library

Readers of all ages will explore all things space this summer as Joplin Public Library presents “A Universe of Stories” during their summer library program. Programs will include Friday Summer Movie Breaks, biweekly educational present...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Illinois Avenue closed May 16 through May 23 for repairs and paving

Starting Thursday, May 16 through May 23, Illinois Avenue will be closed from 12th to 15th Street for street repairs and paving following the stormwater work in the area.

Businesses in the area will remain open and accessible during this closure. Signage w...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Public Meeting for 32nd Street widening project set for May 23

As the design phase of the 32nd Street widening project is being completed, the City is holding a meeting for area property owners to view the final right of way plans.  Representatives of Olsson and Associates, the engineering/design consultant ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Public invited to help refine vision for transit service at meetings on May 9

Building from the results of the March Stakeholder Meetings, the City of Joplin invites the public to attend any of two Transit Visioning Sessions scheduled for early May as part of the Joplin Transit Service Analysis. Anyone with an interest in the commu...

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To take survey.... City News
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Illicit discharge in stormwater drains discussed during Newsmakers show

An upcoming Newsmakers program will discuss stormwater issues within the Joplin and how illicit discharge affects the system.

Host Judy Stiles talks with Mary Anne Phillips, stormwater education coordinator for the City, to learn about keeping storm drains...

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To view the program.... City News
Posted on: March 28, 2019

MAPS service expands into Oronogo

The City of Joplin is happy to announce its MAPS (Metro Area Publictransit Service) is expanding into Oronogo. Residents in this community can now schedule rides to Joplin and surrounding area for their errands, doctor’s appointments and other n...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Joplin Recycling Center changes the recycling user fees for Waste Electronics

Old electronic equipment (e-waste) has been accepted at the Joplin Recycling Center for many years---either at no charge, or for a $10 fee per television, computer monitor, and microwave oven.  The cost of recycling the e-waste has been borne by ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Bonds issued for Recovery TIF expected to pay off early

Redevelopment efforts following the 2011 disaster have been strong and will help close the Recovery TIF (Tax Increment Financing) created in 2013 to stimulate Joplin’s rebuilding.

A TIF District was set as part of Joplin’s redevelopment plan, following the...

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To view Recovery TIF area... City News
Posted on: March 20, 2019

MoDOT announces Westbound I-44 On Ramp from Main Street in Joplin (Exit 6) CLOSED Until August 1

Missouri Department of Transportation - Southwest District Office sent the following information about this upcoming closure:

Where: Ramp from Main Street (Missouri Route 43) to westbound I-44 in Joplin

When: ‘Round the clock beginning 6 ...

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Additional Info from MoDOT... City News
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Annual residential trash rate and curbside recycling rate to increase 2%

The City of Joplin has a franchised contract with Republic Services for residential trash and curbside recycling services for all single-family houses and duplexes.  The contract allows for a 2% price increase on April 1, 2019. 

Starting ...

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: March 15, 2019

New flights to Chicago highlighted during Joplin Insider program

In the next program of Joplin Insider, viewers will learn more about the additional air service coming to the Joplin Regional Airport in June. Earlier this year, the City announced that American Airlines will begin daily flight service to Chicago, startin...

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To view Joplin Insider... City News
Posted on: March 14, 2019

Officials break ground on Joplin Bungalows project for veterans and seniors begins

Community and housing officials kicked up their heels a bit as they broke ground today on a project that will provide homes for Joplin’s veterans and seniors. Located at 26th Street and McCoy Avenue, The Joplin Bungalows will add 20 new, afforda...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

City Council accepts City Manager Anselm’s resignation

The Joplin City Council unanimously accepted the resignation of City Manager Sam Anselm during the closed session of the Special Council Meeting held March 11, 2019.  Mayor Gary Shaw reassures the citizens that the City is moving forward, and wor...

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City News
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Joplin Regional Airport to offer service to Chicago starting in June

2019 is beginning with great news for travelers from Joplin and the surrounding area. Starting in June, Joplin Regional Airport will begin offering service to Chicago!

American Airlines recently announced the upgrade of their service in Joplin to include t...

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Additional info on flights.... City News
Posted on: July 13, 2016

Interactive website allows residents to check work of multiple recovery projects in neighborhoods

Earlier this year, the City launched project snapshots on its website, www.joplinmo.org/cdbg-list, providing an overview of all the recovery work being completed in Joplin. Users can easily scroll through each project, noting their description, timeline o...Read on...

To view the interactive website... City News

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Illinois Avenue closed May 16 through May 23 for repairs and paving

Starting Thursday, May 16 through May 23, Illinois Avenue will be closed from 12th to 15th Street for street repairs and paving following the stormwater work in the area.

Businesses in the area will remain open and accessible during this closure. Signage w...

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City Road Closures
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Public Meeting for 32nd Street widening project set for May 23

As the design phase of the 32nd Street widening project is being completed, the City is holding a meeting for area property owners to view the final right of way plans.  Representatives of Olsson and Associates, the engineering/design consultant ...

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City Road Closures
Posted on: March 20, 2019

MoDOT announces Westbound I-44 On Ramp from Main Street in Joplin (Exit 6) CLOSED Until August 1

Missouri Department of Transportation - Southwest District Office sent the following information about this upcoming closure:

Where: Ramp from Main Street (Missouri Route 43) to westbound I-44 in Joplin

When: ‘Round the clock beginning 6 a.m., Mond...

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Additional Info from MoDOT... City Road Closures

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Structure Fire USA Mattress

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 21, 2019

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire 1229 S Rangeline Rd

CONTACT:    Keith Stammer, Public Information Officer

On Monday, 20 May 2019, at 6:56 PM the Joplin Fire Dep...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Operating Hours for Joplin Aquatic Centers Announced

Pool Operating Hours 19

Memorial Day weekend marks the kickoff of the summer swim season in Joplin.

Schifferdecker Aquatic Center, located at 4th and Schifferdecker, will open for the 2019 season on Saturday, May 25. Schifferdecker will be open 7 days a week. Hours will be 1 p.m....

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