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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Thanksgiving holiday closes City offices, alters residential trash schedule

Thanksgiving greeting

In recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday, the City of Joplin offices will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23. This closing includes the Joplin Recycling Center, MAPS and the Sunshine Lamp Trolley services. The Recycling Center wi...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Pedestrian crossing at 20th & Murphy Boulevard uses new technology

Rect Rapid Flashing Beacon - signal pole

The construction along East 20th Street is nearly completed with new road surface, sidewalks, streetlights, and a pedestrian crossing with safety enhancements. Location of this crossing is at the Murphy Boulevard intersection and is adjacent with a pullou...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

City kicks off holiday season with window display unveiling and annual tree lighting

To help get everyone in the holiday spirit, Joplin City Hall’s windows will be decorated for all to enjoy. The public is invited to the annual unveiling of the large windows of the historic structure, 602 South Main. The opening takes place at 6...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Public Library seeking designs by children for new children’s library card

Joplin Public Library is seeking designs for children, by children, for a new library card. The library will begin offering a new children’s card shortly after the first of the year. The library is offering a design contest for children ages 0-1...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

Residential Leaf Pick-Up scheduled to start Monday, November 26

The City of Joplin will start the annual residential leaf pick up program on Monday, November 26, weather permitting.

Residents are reminded that some conditions caused by Mother Nature can delay the start of the program. This includes rainy days and/or we...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Citizens addressing Council have various options during regular meetings

At the top of City Council meetings, City Council members welcome citizens who have indicated they would like to address them regarding an issue. To help with this process, City Council developed protocols to follow, which vary depending on the topic, whe...

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To view Request to Address City Council form .... City News
Posted on: August 30, 2018

New lending service at Library provides access via mobile devices

Joplin Public Library is excited to introduce hoopla, a brand new, revolutionary library lending service! Patrons can now borrow thousands of videos and music albums right from a smartphone, tablet or web browser. This easy-to-use digital lending platform...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Joplin Public Library to Accept Passport Applications

Joplin Public Library is pleased to announce that effective September 4, 2018 it will accept passport applications on behalf of the U.S. Department of State.  U.S. citizens planning international travel may apply for their passports seven days pe...

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Additional Info about Passports.... 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