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Posted on: May 25, 2022

City offices closed for Memorial Day holiday; residential trash schedule moves back a day

In recognition of the Memorial Day holiday, the City of Joplin offices will be closed on Monday, May 30.  This closing includes the Joplin Recycling Center, MAPS and the Sunshine Lamp Trolley services.  The Recycling Center will also be ...

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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: May 18, 2022

Missouri Legislators initiate funding efforts for Joplin and surrounding area

Area legislators are working to secure funding for Joplin and southwest Missouri to gain state funding for some key initiatives for Joplin and the metro area. 

Through Missouri State Representatives Cody Smith and Lane Roberts efforts, $1 million ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

City collecting literacy items in support of community resource drive

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The One Joplin Literacy Team and Joplin Parents as Teachers (PAT) are hosting a Children’s Literacy Resource Drive during the month of May to support Kindergarten Bootcamp and future Joplin PAT home visits. Additionally, book donations will be d...

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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: January 14, 2022

Short-Term Rentals require permit and license starting January 24, 2022

A reminder to citizens who operate short-term rentals, such as Airbnb’s and VRBOs, that a new City ordinance taking effect January 242022, will require all short-term rentals to be permitted and licensed by the City.

Permits will now b...

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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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