JOPLIN CITY COUNCIL
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 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.

Retirement Resolution for Assistant City Manager Dan Pekarek

4.

Finalization of Consent Agenda

5.

Reports and Communications

1.

Health Department Update

2.

News from the Public Information Office

6.

Citizen Requests and Petitions

1.

Amber McCormick: Changing some city ordinances to allow a future TNR program to get cat population under control.

7.

Public Hearings

1.

Public Hearing Procedures

2.

RESOLUTION NO. 2021-016

A RESOLUTION granting a Special Use Permit (1st Request) for the operation of a short-term rental located at4477 Bradley, in the City of Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.


3.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-283

AN ORDINANCE providing the vacation of a street right-of-way lying on property E. 11th St. 

between S. Rex Ave. and S. Peters Ave., City of Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.


4.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-284

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 3329 S. Jackson Ave.


8.

Consent Agenda

1.

Minutes of the September 17, 2021 City Council Meeting

Documents:
  1. Sept. 20, 2021.pdf
9.

Resolutions

10.

Ordinances - Emergency

1.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-149

AN ORDINANCE approving an Agreement with Missouri-American Water Company (MAWC) in the amount of Two Hundred Thirty-Two Thousand Five Hundred and 00/100 dollars ($232,500.00) for water facility relocations required for the 32nd St. Widening project from Schifferdecker Ave. to Central City Rd. 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.

2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-151

AN ORDINANCE approving an Agreement with Paragon Architecture, LLC in the not to exceed amount of Two Hundred Ninety Thousand Four Hundred and 00/100 dollars ($290,400.00) for architectural design services for Joplin Fire Station #7 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.

3.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-161

AN ORDINANCE authorizing the City of Joplin to enter into an agreement with Rosetta Construction, Inc., in the amount of Two Million Eleven Thousand Seven Hundred Thirty‐Four and 60/100 Dollars ($2,011,734.60) for the Joplin Creek Interceptor 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.

4.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-162

AN ORDINANCE approving a Purchase Order be issued to Summit Truck Group in the amount of One Hundred Sixty-Five Thousand Nine Hundred Thirty-Eight and 11/100 Dollars ($165,938.11) for the purchase of a Pothole Patch Truck; and containing an emergency clause.

5.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-356

AN ORDINANCE approving the contract by and between the City of Joplin and B & D Yardbuilders for the demolition of the structure(s) and clearing of a lot located at 715 W 4TH St. in the City of Joplin, Missouri, for Six Thousand Two Hundred dollars ($6,200.00); providing how the cost thereof shall be paid; how the assessment thereof shall be made; and containing an emergency clause.


6.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-357

AN ORDINANCE approving the contract by and between the City of Joplin and B & D Yardbuilders for the demolition of the structure(s) and clearing of a lot located at 928 Murphy Ave. in the City of Joplin, Missouri, for Five Thousand One Hundred dollars ($5,100.00); providing how the cost thereof shall be paid; how the assessment thereof shall be made; and containing an emergency clause.


11.

Ordinances - First Reading

1.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-150

AN ORDINANCE approving an Agreement with Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc. in the amount of Four Hundred Thirty-One Thousand Nine Hundred Seventy-Six and 00/100 dollars ($431,976.00) for facility relocations required for the 32nd St. Widening project from Schifferdecker Ave. to Central City Rd. and authorizing the City Manager or his designee to execute the same by and on behalf of the City of Joplin.

2.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-285

AN ORDINANCE establishing grades and accepting the Final Plat of Abernathy Subdivision located at the Southwest Corner of W. 22nd St. and S. Schifferdecker Ave. in the City of Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri.


3.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-286

AN ORDINANCE authorizing the City to enter into an Encroachment Agreement by and between the City of Joplin and Jeffery Neal, authorizing the Planning, Development, & Neighborhood Services Director, or his designee, to execute said Agreement by and on behalf  of the City.


4.

COUNCIL BILL NO. 2021-405

AN ORDINANCE approving an Agreement between the City of Joplin, Missouri, and Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission which will provide FHWA Metropolitan Planning Assistance and FTA Section 5303 assistance, hereafter known as Consolidated Planning Funds, from November 1, 2021, through October 31, 2022, in accordance with the rules of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) under 49 U.S.C. Section 5303 and 23 U.S. Code Sections 104(F) and 134 to conduct comprehensive and transportation planning programs, as the City of Joplin has been designated to conduct transportation planning programs for the Joplin Area Transportation Study Organization; authorizing the City Manager or his designee to execute said Agreement for the City.


12.

Ordinances - Second Reading and Third Reading

13.

Unfinished Business

14.

New Business

1.

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 more specifically for the purpose of evaluating certain Council employees; as set forth in Section 610.021(3) 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.





                                                                                     Notice posted at 12:00 p.m. on September 30, 2021

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