The City of Joplin offices will be closed on Friday, July 3 in honor of Independence Day that falls on Saturday this year. This closing includes the MAPS and the Sunshine Lamp Trolley services. Recycling Center will be open on Friday, July 3, however it will be closed on July 4. All City services will resume their regularly scheduled hours on Monday, July 6.
Public Safety services and Joplin Regional Airport will continue to operate throughout the Independence Day holiday weekend, as these departments run 24/7 throughout the year.
Please note that residential trash and curbside recycling will not change due to the Independence Day holiday since it falls on a Saturday.
The Republic Services Transfer Station in Galena, Kansas (that accepts bulky items from Joplin residential trash customers) will be closed on Saturday, July 4 for the Independence Day holiday.