JOPLIN CITY COUNCIL 
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
MONDAY, JULY 19, 2021
5th FLOOR COUNCIL CHAMBERS
602 S. MAIN ST. JOPLIN MO
6:00 P.M.
This meeting can be viewed live on KGCS-TV channel 21 and  regional cable television systems including Sparklight in Joplin; or livestream at http://www.joplinmo.org/182/Video-Multimedia  
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PLEASE NOTE: No outside electronic devices are allowed to be used on City equipment without prior City approval. If you have handouts, you must provide 12 copies of the material to the City Clerk.


1.

Call to Order

Invocation
Pledge of Allegiance of the United States of America
2.

Roll Call

3.

Presentations

4.

Finalization of Consent Agenda

5.

Reports and Communications

1.

Sales Tax Update

2.

Health Department Update

3.

News from the Public Information Office

6.

Citizen Requests and Petitions

1.

Brian Brown: invocations

2.

Tom Walters: adequate lights at Ewert Skate Park

3.

David Guilford: disturbing the peace issues-law enforcement

7.

Public Hearings

1.

Public Hearing Procedures

2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-277

AN ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2004-256, passed by the Council of the City of Joplin, Missouri, November 15, 2004, by removing from District R-1 (Single Family Residential) and including in District R-3-PD (Apartment House Planned Development) property as described below and located at the Southeast Corner of W. 34th St. and S. Jackson Ave.

8.

Consent Agenda

1.

Minutes of the July 6, 2021 City Council Meeting

2.

Minutes of the July 14, 2021 Special City Council Meeting.

3.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-006

AN ORDINANCE amending Chapter 42 – Courts, Division 1 – Generally, Section 42-35 – Court costs and other fees, by repealing subsection (j).

Documents:
  1. CB2021-006.pdf
4.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-143

AN ORDINANCE authorizing the City of Joplin, Missouri, to enter into an agreement with Emery Sapp & Sons, Inc., a Missouri Corporation, for the purpose of constructing the West 32nd Street widening project from South Schifferdecker Avenue to South Central City Road for the not to exceed price of Eight Million Six Hundred Eighty-Seven Thousand One Hundred Thirty and 29/100 Dollars ($8,687,130.29); and authorizing the City Manager or his designee to execute the same by and on behalf of the City of Joplin.

Documents:
  1. CB2021-143.pdf
5.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-273

AN ORDINANCE amending Ordinance No. 2004-256, passed by the Council of the City of Joplin, Missouri, November 15, 2004, by removing from District R-1 (Single Family Residential) and including in District C-O (Non-Retail Commercial) property as described below and located 1827 & 1831 S Wall Ave, City of Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.

Documents:
  1. CB2021-273.pdf
9.

Resolutions

10.

Ordinances - Emergency

1.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-518

AN ORDINANCE    amending the Annual Budget of the City of Joplin for the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 as adopted by Ordinance 2020-156 on October 19, 2020, to adjust appropriations and containing an emergency clause.    

2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-606

AN ORDINANCE approving an agreement with Environmental Works for construction and environmental services for underground storage tank closure; authorizing the City Manager to execute on behalf of the City and containing an emergency clause.

11.

Ordinances - First Reading

1.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-141

AN ORDINANCE authorizing the approval of the 2021 Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP) update detailing the safety processes and procedures for the City of Joplin, MO, Metro Area Public Transit System (MAPS) and Sunshine Lamp Trolley. This plan utilizes existing agency safety practices and Federal Transit Administration best practices to meet the regulations set in 49 CFR Part 673. 

2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-144

AN ORDINANCE approving Work Authorization OLS-OC-21-08 With Olsson in the not to exceed amount of Five Hundred Twenty Thousand and 00/100 dollars ($520,000.00) for construction phase professional engineering services for the 32nd St. Widening project from Schifferdecker Ave. to Central City Road and authorizing the City Manager or his designee to execute the same by and on behalf of the City of Joplin.

12.

Ordinances - Second Reading and Third Reading

13.

Unfinished Business

14.

New Business

1.

Closed Session

Vote to go into closed session, which shall pertain to legal action, causes of action, or litigation including a public governmental body and any confidential or privileged communications between a governmental body or its representatives and its attorneys; as set forth in Section 610.021(1)RSMo, as amended, 2020. This meeting, record, and vote to be closed to the extent provided by law. The City Council shall adjourn at the end of the session.

Joplin, built on generations of people with grit and determination, is a regional hub at the crossroads of America. Our diverse people and employers thrive because of our healthy lifestyles, exceptional neighborhoods, lifelong learning opportunities and cultural & recreational amenities.

 Ad Omnia Parata    

Together we are ready for anything!



Notice posted at 12:30 p.m. on this 15th day of July, 2021 (RSM0 610.020)