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Posted on: January 10, 2019

City offices closed, Council meeting rescheduled due to Martin Luther King holiday

In observance of Martin Luther King holiday on Monday, January 21, the Joplin City Council’s regularly-scheduled third Monday meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 22. The rescheduled meeting will begin at 6 p.m. and will be held in the Council Chambers on 5th floor of City Hall, 602 South Main.

Also, in recognition of the holiday, City Hall and other City services, including the Sunshine Lamp Trolley and MAPS system, will be closed on Martin Luther King holiday, January 21. Services of the Police and Fire department, as well as Airport operations, will continue to be available 24/7.

Residential trash and curbside recycling services will NOT change due to this closing, and Monday pick-ups will be completed on that day.

KGCS-TV, Missouri Southern State University’s television station, will broadcast the City Council meeting live on January 22, and will offer a re-broadcast at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 24. Programming may be seen over the air on digital channel 22 and on regional cable television systems such as Cable One, Mediacom and Suddenlink.

For more information, contact Lynn Onstot, Public Information Officer at 624-0820, ext. 204.