JOPLIN CITY COUNCIL 
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 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  

Persons wishing to address the City Council regarding an item on the agenda should complete a Request to Address Council and give it to the City Clerk prior to the start of the meeting.  When your name is called, approach the podium, and state your name clearly for the record.  If your request pertains to a Public Hearing item, you do not need to submit a request. You will have five (5) minutes to speak.

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

1.

Proclamation recognizing NALA Read for 40 years of service.

Documents:
  1. NALA 40 yrs.pdf
4.

Finalization of Consent Agenda

5.

Reports and Communications

1.

Health Dept. Update

2.

News from the Public Information Office

6.

Citizen Requests and Petitions

1.

Charliss Spradling-Barker requested to speak on homeless, panhandling and vagrancy

2.

Serita Eldridge requested to speak on Heath Department - Temporary Vendor code interpretation

7.

Public Hearings

1.

Public Hearing Procedures

2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-278

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-2 (Two Family Residential) property as described below and located at 2521 S. Connor Ave.


3.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-279

AN ORDINANCE providing the vacation of a utility easement lying on property at the Southeast Corner of S. Anderson Ave. and W. 26th St., City of Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.

4.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-280

AN ORDINANCE approving the voluntary annexation by the Council of the City of Joplin, Missouri, of property located at the End of Public Right-of-Way of W. 32nd St., Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.


5.

CASE 040-21

2315 S. Empire Ave. – A request to declare property surplus – City of Joplin.

6.

CASE 041-21

 226 N. Byers Ave. – A request to declare property surplus – City of Joplin.

7.

CASE 042-21

Case 042-21 – Surplus Property – 2014 S. Connor Ave.

8.

CASE 043-21

Northwest Corner of W. 3rd St. and S. Jackson Ave. – A request to declare property surplus – City of Joplin.


9.

CASE 044-21

807 E. Broadway St. – A request to declare property surplus – City of Joplin.

10.

CASE 045-21

1710 S. Pearl Ave – A request to declare property surplus – City of Joplin.


8.

Consent Agenda

1.

Minutes of the August 16, 2021 City Council Meeting

2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-009

AN ORDINANCE re-adopting Chapter 2, Administration, of the Joplin City Code, Section 2-107, "Financial interest disclosure", requiring certain officials and employees of the City of Joplin to file Financial Interest Disclosure Statements as described herein.

Documents:
  1. CB2021-009.pdf
3.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-148

AN ORDINANCE authorizing the City of Joplin to enter into an agreement with Rosetta Construction, Inc., in the amount of Five Hundred Ninety-three Thousand, Seven Hundred Seventy-four and 25/100 Dollars ($593,774.25) for the East 7th Street Sewer Extension project; authorizing the City Manager or his designee to execute the same by and on behalf of the City of Joplin.

Documents:
  1. CB2021-148.pdf
9.

Resolutions

1.

RESOLUTION 2021-014

A RESOLUTION CREATING THE CITY OF JOPLIN COMMISSION FOR EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION, ESTABLISHING THE SCOPE OF DUTIES, TERM OF SERVICE AND THE MEMBERSHIP THEREOF.

Documents:
  1. RS2021-014.pdf
10.

Ordinances - Emergency

1.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-155

AN ORDINANCE     authorizing the City of Joplin to enter into an agreement with Dirks Heavy Contractors, LLC in the amount of Three Hundred Seventy-three Thousand, Six Hundred Sixty-five and 00/100 Dollars ($373,665.00) for the Glendale Parallel Interceptor Improvements, Upper Reach project; authorizing the City Manager or his designee to execute the same by and on behalf of the City of Joplin; and containing an emergency clause.

2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-156

AN ORDINANCE authorizing an agreement by and between the City of Joplin and RLS Rental Company Inc., dba Mizzou Aviation for space in the General Aviation Terminal Building at the Joplin Regional Airport, authorizing the City Manager or his Designee to execute the same by and on behalf of the City of Joplin; and containing an emergency clause.

3.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-157

AN ORDINANCE     approving a Work Authorization AMA-OC21-013 with Allgeier, Martin and Associates in the not to exceed amount of Eighty Thousand and 00/100 Dollars ($80,000.00) for professional engineering consulting services for the review, evaluation and update of the City’s current MS4 program; and authorizing the City Manager or his designee to execute the same by and on behalf of the City of Joplin; and containing an emergency clause.

4.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-355

AN ORDINANCE approving the contract by and between the City of Joplin and Gator Demolition for the demolition of the structure(s) and clearing of a lot located at 622 & 6221/2 N. Byers Ave. in the City of Joplin, Missouri, for Six Thousand Eight Hundred Fifty-five dollars ($6,855.00); providing how the cost thereof shall be paid; how the assessment thereof shall be made; and containing an emergency clause.


5.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-452

AN ORDINANCE authorizing a Program Services Contract, by and between the State of Missouri, Department of Health and Senior Services, and the City of Joplin, Missouri, for the City of Joplin Health Department to receive compensation, for up to Seventy-Eight Thousand, Eight Hundred Five Dollars, no Cents, ($78,805.00); and, authorizing the City Manager to execute the same by and on behalf of the City of Joplin, Missouri; and, containing an emergency clause.

6.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-453

AN ORDINANCE authorizing a Program Services Contract, by and between the State of Missouri, Department of Health and Senior Services, and the City of Joplin, Missouri, for the City of Joplin Health Department to receive compensation, for Thirty-Nine Thousand, One Hundred Ninety-Eight Dollars, no cents, ($39,198.00); and, authorizing the City Manager to execute the same by and on behalf of the City of Joplin, Missouri; and, containing an emergency clause.  

7.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-520

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.    

8.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-608

AN ORDINANCE approving a Contract by and between the City of Joplin and RAVENii, LLC., to implement Co-Managed Services and Network Upgrades; authorizing the City Manager to execute said Contract by and on behalf of the City of Joplin; and containing an emergency clause.            

9.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-609

AN ORDINANCE approving the applications of Midwestern Built CrossFit for Monster Games; Ozark Christian College for marketing their 2022 Conference Series; MSSU Alumni for their 2022 Marketing Campaign; JOMO Pride, Inc. for JOMO Pride; Rufus Racing LLC for Summer Roundup Triathlon; Active Lifestyle for Joplin Memorial Run; Neosho Arts Council for Art Con; Joplin Disc Golf Club’s 17th Annual Four States Open; Emancipation Celebration Committee, Emancipation "Parks Day"; Carl Junction Chamber of Commerce for the 25th Bluegrass Festival; KEG Media (Fort Smith, Arkansas) for Mother Road Mayhem, and JW Sports Worldwide LLC for Ball'N Prep Girls Basketball Tournament, for utilization of FY22 Festivals and Celebrations support pursuant to Ordinance No. 2000-148, as authorized by the voters on November 7, 2000; authorizing the City Manager to execute appropriate agreements with each such organization for the utilization of such funds .

11.

Ordinances - First Reading

1.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-281

AN ORDINANCE establishing grades and accepting the Final Plat of Par Lane Addition located at the End of Right-of-way of W. Par Ln. in the City of Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.


2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-282

AN ORDINANCE establishing grades and accepting the Final Plat of Eagles Edge Phase 2 Subdivision located at the end of public right-of-way of W. 32nd St. in the City of Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.


12.

Ordinances - Second Reading and Third Reading

13.

Unfinished Business

14.

New Business

1.

Declare excess surplus property for the annual City of Joplin auction to be held Sept. 18.

Documents:
  1. SURPLUS ITEMS.pdf
2.

Confirm Appointments to Boards & Commissions

3.

Vote to go into closed session, which shall pertain to the hiring, firing, disciplining, or promotion of an employee or particular employees of a governmental body involving personal information as set forth in Section 610.021(3) RSMo, as amended, 2020, more specifically for the purpose of evaluating certain Council employees. 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. Together we are ready for anything. Ad Omnia Parata    

-City of Joplin Vision Statement


                                                             Notice posted at 12:10 p,m. on this 2nd day of September 2021.RSMO 610.020)