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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Fly Joplin! Third flight introduced in intervals at Joplin Regional Airport

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Traveling anytime soon? Be sure and check flights out of the Joplin Regional Airport. Recently American Airlines (AA) has made some changes that brings a third flight to the Joplin Regional Airport for various time periods in the next few months.

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City News
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Public meetings set to discuss recovery projects in neighborhoods

During the week of February 19, the City will host open house public meetings for two upcoming neighborhood projects in the recovery area.

  • A Public Meeting for Surface Project 4010will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21 at the Joplin P...
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Additional Info on these projects and others.... City News
Posted on: February 2, 2018

Burn Permit Fee moves to $10

The City reminds residents that the Burn Fee Permit fee is now $10, effective February 1, 2018. This recent change from the original $5 fee is part of the City’s User Fee review that occurred following the City Council’s budget work se...

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Additional Info about the Joplin Fire Department.. City News
Posted on: January 23, 2018

Walk-in immunization clinics offered for students of schools in Joplin

Attention Joplin students entering 8th grade and 12th grade!  Walk-in clinics available on school holidays and during spring break.

The Joplin City Health Department has vaccinations required for school. We want to help you make sure your child is...

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City News
Posted on: January 19, 2018

Voters to decide five seats during April 3 City Council election

Citizens will have an opportunity to decide on five City Council seats of the nine-member board during the April 3, 2018 election. Six people have been certified as candidates for three general seats open this spring; two candidates are running for one Zo...

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Additional Voter Info... City News
Posted on: January 17, 2018

Library’s 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program provides reading incentives for families

Literacy starts as soon as a child is born. To encourage reading, the Joplin Public Library (JPL) will launch an exciting new program at 9:15 a.m. on Friday, January 19 designed to get parents involved with reading to their babies, toddlers and young chil...

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City News
Posted on: January 17, 2018

Public comment period opens on Fiscal Year 2018 Action Plan for CDBG and HOME funds

Citizens throughout the Joplin area are encouraged to submit comments regarding the Fiscal Year 2018 Action Plan which identifies how the Joplin region intends to allocate Community Development Block Grant Entitlement and Joplin Area Consortia HOME Invest...

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To view documents.... City News
Posted on: January 9, 2018

Recycling Center offers new Self-Serve Document Destruction Service

Unnecessary personal papers often clutter homes due to residents’ fear of identity theft and fraud if these sensitive documents are put into trash or recycling bins.

The Joplin Recycling Center has recently improved their process to help people w...

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City News
Posted on: January 9, 2018

Gollhofer promoted to City Clerk position upon Hogelin’s retirement after 24 years

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After 24 years of coming to Joplin City Hall, City Clerk Barbara Hogelin has the day off. Actually, she has every day off from now on - she retired from her position on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.Hogelin’s last act at the January 2 City Council me...

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City News
Posted on: January 8, 2018

Upcoming Council Meetings rescheduled due to observed holidays

The Joplin City Council’s regularly third Monday meeting in January (January 15) will be held on Tuesday, January 16. This date change is in recognition of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.  The rescheduled meeting will begin at 6 p.m...

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City News
Posted on: January 4, 2018

Joplin Fire Department releases 2017 Statistics

As the new year begins, the Joplin Fire Department (JFD) has compiled their final statistics for 2017. Highlights include:

  • 8,431 Responses made (An increase of 162 calls in comparison of 2016);
  • JFD averaged 23 responses per day;
  • JFD responded to 83 reported ...
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City News
Posted on: December 26, 2017

20th Street closed at Main to complete FINAL PHASE of construction

Starting
this week 20
th Street at Main will be closed while the decorativeconcrete work is being completed within this intersection.  This work will
take approximately six weeks, allowing three weeks per each side of the street.<_o3a_p>

Main
Street...

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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

Posted on: February 18, 2018

Potential of Heavy Rainfall over next Several Days

This is a developing situation, so please stay tuned for updates.  Of particular concern is the risk of Accumulating Freezing Rain - Current projections show Jasper County may get as much as  0.12" of ice.  Here's a summary...

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Emergency Management

Posted on: January 29, 2018

Structure Fire, 412 N Wall Ave.

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 29, 2018

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire at 412 N Wall Ave.

  • CONTACT:    Jim Furgerson, Fire Chief, Joplin Fire Department
  • The Joplin Fire Department responded to a r...
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Fire Department
Posted on: January 29, 2018

Structure Fire, 11 S Patterson

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 29, 2018

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire at 11 S. Patterson                    

CONTACT: &am...

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Fire Department
Posted on: January 16, 2018

Structure Fire at 727 S. Murphy Ave.

NEWS RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 16, 2018

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire at 727 S. Murphy Ave.           

CONTACT:    James Furgerson, Fire Ch...

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Fire Department
Posted on: January 4, 2018

Joplin Fire Department releases 2017 Statistics

As the new year begins, the Joplin Fire Department (JFD) has compiled their final statistics for 2017. Highlights include:

  • 8,431 Responses made (An increase of 162 calls in comparison of 2016);
  • JFD averaged 23 responses per day;
  • JFD responded to 83 reported ...
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Fire Department

Posted on: October 14, 2016

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

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