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City Manager Updates

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

City Manager's Weekly Update for September 16th

For the most recent update to the city council provided by our city manager, please follow the link below.

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City News

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

Local authors invited to participate in upcoming Library event

Calling all local authors. On Saturday, October 22nd, from 1 to 3 p.m., the Joplin Public Library will host a local authors book signing.

By registering for this event, you are able to set up with copies of your books available for purchase and signin...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Library to accept sponsorship from Frank Fletcher Toyota

The Children’s Department of Joplin Public Library will accept a $2,000 Sponsorship donation from Frank Fletcher Toyota on Thursday, September 22. The event is taking place at 2:30 p.m. and will be held in the Children’s section of the Library.

This sp...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Great Day of Service work scheduled for this weekend

Targeting three areas in Joplin, organizers of the Great Day of Service have planned community service work for both Saturday and Sunday this weekend. Volunteers and organizations throughout the Joplin area will join forces on Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunda...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Auditor Galloway reports improvements in Joplin municipal court operations

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (Sept. 21, 2016) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has completed a follow-up review of the Joplin municipal court, which found significant improvement in a number of areas since the initial court audit was released in December 2015...Read on...

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

City Manager's Weekly Update for September 16th

For the most recent update to the city council provided by our city manager, please follow the link below.

Read the latest update...
Posted on: September 19, 2016

Rock-A-Thon to be held at Joplin History and Mineral Museum

The Tri-State Gem and Mineral Society presents “Rock-A-Thon”, its 18th annual gem and mineral expo, during the weekend of September 23 through September 25.

Hours of the show are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23 and Saturday, Sept. 24. On Sunday, ...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2016

City to hold annual auction on Saturday, October 8

The City of Joplin will hold its annual Auction on Saturday, October 8, 2016, beginning at 9 a.m. The Auction will be held in the Street Maintenance Barn located northwest of the Public Works Center, 1301 West 2nd Street. Parking will be available at the ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 14, 2016

Fire Dept. receives community grant from Walmart Neighborhood Market

The Joplin Fire Department recently received a $2,500 community grant from Joplin’s newest Walmart Neighborhood Market, located at 2426 S Maiden Lane.

These funds will be used to build a roof ventilation training prop at the recently constructed traini...Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2016

JATSO seeking citizens’ comments on its Public Participation Plan Update

The Joplin Area Transportation Study Organization (JATSO) is seeking a 45-day public comment period for an update to the Public Involvement Plan (PIP). The 2016 updated PPP includes:

• Expanded public comment periods for the Metropolitan Transportatio...Read on...

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

Joplin recovery projects and funding discussed during Newsmakers program

The upcoming Newsmakers interview program on KGCS-TV features the City’s recovery projects being completed with the $158 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. As part of the Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recover...Read on...

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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...

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Posted on: October 28, 2011

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see...Read on...

City Road Closures

1 Story
Posted on: September 19, 2016

5th Street Closure

5th Street will be closed between Main & Joplin Street starting, Monday, September 26, 2016 at 6:00 a.m. and will remain closed until Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

Work is due to the repair of a water main break. Read on...

Fire Department

2 Stories
Posted on: August 25, 2016

Structure Fire 3110 E 10th


August 25, 2016

SUBJECT: Structure Fire at 3110 E 10th

CONTACT: James Furgerson, Fire Chief, Joplin Fire Department

The Joplin Fire Department responded on 25 August 25, 2016 to a structure fire at 3...Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Electrical Fire 1102 W 32nd Street

For Immediate Release
August 18, 2016Joplin Fire Department
Electrical Fire, 1102 W 32nd Street, Joplin, MO. – Freeman HospitalThe Joplin Fire Department responded to a commercial fire alarm, 1102 W 32nd St, at 2:02 AM, Thursday, 18 August. Crews a...Read on...

Health Department

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Posted on: April 12, 2016

Zika Virus

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1 Story
Posted on: August 10, 2016



Please pick up a Background Packet when you drop off application, or see below and you can download one! These will need to be filled out and returned the day of the test.

Application Deadline: Open until test date...Read on...