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Posted on: June 30, 2022

City’s resurfacing program continues on Pool Street near Landreth Park on Friday

This year’s resurfacing program of Joplin streets continues with milling and paving operations in neighborhood areas. On Friday, July 1, work will occur on Pool Street in the Landreth Park area as the street is overlayed along with new parking a...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

City closed for July 4 holiday; Council Meeting and residential trash service shifts for holiday

The City of Joplin offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, for Independence Day. This closing includes the MAPS and the Sunshine Lamp Trolley services. The Recycling Center will be closed Saturday, July 2 and Monday, July 4 for the holiday. All City ser...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

City’s streetscaping project receives federal funding support

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The City of Joplin and federal representatives are looking to finish a final phase of a multi-year effort to complete streetscaping with funding from the Consolidated Appropriations Act, of 2022. 

United States Representative Bil...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

Fire Department Responds to Fatal House Fire

On Monday, June 27, at 3:16 AM, Joplin 911 received a report of a structure fire in a residence located at 819 W. A Street. The caller reported seeing flames in the residence and also that one occupant was unable to get out of the house.  

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

SkyWest to continue air service to Chicago and Denver throughout 2022

Joplin City officials are pleased to announce that air service with SkyWest Airlines operated by United Express will continue to offer a dual hub service plan for Joplin throughout 2022.  

The service will include a daily nonstop flight to Chicago...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

City Manager names Tony Robyn as Assistant City Manager for Joplin

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Joplin City Manager Nick Edwards is pleased to announce that Tony Robyn has accepted the position of Assistant City Manager. Robyn worked at the City from 2012 to 2017, and was promoted from the Disaster Recovery Coordinator to the Assistant Director of D...

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Fire Dept. reminds citizens of fireworks guidelines and safety tips

As Independence Day approaches, citizens need to keep safety in mind as they handle fireworks to avoid any problems. To provide a safer environment for families, neighbors, and visitors to our community the City reminds everyone to adhere to all regulatio...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

City facilities available for cooling centers

As the heat index increases to dangerously high levels, City officials remind citizens to check on family members, neighbors, and friends to ensure their environment is adequate to endure the hot conditions. 

According to Keith Stammer, Emergency ...

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City News
Posted on: June 2, 2022

JPD Capt. Will Davis honored at Celebration of First Responder Heroes

Captain Will Davis - Joplin Police Dept.

The City of Joplin is proud to share this information from the First Responders Children’s Foundation:

Joplin Police Captain Will Davis is one of the honorees at their annual gala recognizing first responders for their heroic efforts during the o...

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

Council places property tax question to support Public Safety services on August 2 ballot

Later this summer, Joplin voters will be asked whether they support a property tax to support and grow public safety services in our community. The City Council recently passed an ordinance to place a question on the August 2, 2022 ballot asking Joplin ci...

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

Schifferdecker Aquatic Center operating hours announced for Summer 2022

Memorial Day weekend marks the kickoff of the summer swim season in Joplin. Like many cities nationwide, Joplin’s Parks and Recreation department is experiencing lifeguard staffing challenges causing pool operations to be modified. 

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Think ahead for kindergarten enrollment - Health Dept. offers immunizations

The Joplin City Health Department has vaccinations required for your child to begin kindergarten.  We want to help you make sure your child is prepared.  If your child lives within the Joplin city limits or is enrolled in a Joplin public...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Council election returns two incumbents, adds three new members

Joplin voters decided the winners for the Joplin City Council seats at the April 5, 2022 election, electing three new citizens to join two incumbents. Three general seats were up for election with Mayor Ryan Stanley and Councilmember Anthony Monteleone no...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

Municipal Court announces changes to operation hours starting May 2, 2022

Beginning May 2, 2022, the Joplin Municipal Court hours of operation will be 8 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m, with the Court office to be closed during the noon lunch hour. To help citizens with their various needs, the following alternative paym...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Parks and Recreation join MSSU to host Independence Day Celebration

Joplin Parks & Recreation and Missouri Southern State University have once again joined together for Joplin’s Independence Day celebration. This event will be held at Fred G. Hughes Stadium at Missouri Southern State University on Monday, Ju...

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Posted on: July 10, 2021

City of Joplin provides update on network security incident

As you may know, on July 7, 2021, we discovered a network security incident that resulted in an interruption to our internet, email, and phone services. After discovering the incident, we isolated the impacted systems, contacted law enforcement, and launc...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Think ahead for kindergarten enrollment - Health Dept. offers immunizations

The Joplin City Health Department has vaccinations required for your child to begin kindergarten.  We want to help you make sure your child is prepared.  If your child lives within the Joplin city limits or is enrolled in a Joplin public...

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