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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Stormwater work creates temporary street closures in neighborhood west of Range Line

Due to stormwater work in the area, several streets in a neighborhood west of Range Line and south of 20th Street will be temporarily closed to through traffic. Local traffic will be allowed for residents living in the area.

Closures will begin at 6 a.m., ...

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City News
Posted on: May 23, 2018

Council selects Monteleone to fill general seat vacancy

Anthony Monteleone

During a Special Meeting of the Joplin City Council, members chose Anthony Monteleone to fill the vacant General Seat on the Council. He will serve until the next City Council election in 2020. Monteleone ran in the April 2018 election, and received the n...

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City News
Posted on: May 22, 2018

New Operating Hours for Joplin Aquatic Centers announced

2018 Pool Schedule

Memorial Day weekend marks the kickoff of the summer swim season at Joplin’s aquatic centers. On Saturday, May 26 Schifferdecker and Cunningham Aquatic Centers will be opening to the public from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, May 27 Schifferdecker...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Murphy Boulevard to close between 15th and 20th Streets for realignment work

Starting Monday, May 21, Murphy Boulevard will be closed from 15th to 20th Street for crews to work on realignment of the road as well as completion of sidewalks in the realignment portion. Message boards will be placed in the area to notify motorists of ...

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Additional Info on Joplin's Recovery Projects.. City News
Posted on: May 7, 2018

Update on City’s work on odor complaints, issues

In response to recent concerns and complaints regarding foul odors in various parts of Joplin, City officials have been meeting with industries that have been noted as possible contributors to some of these odors.

“These meetings provide simple i...

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To view Heartland's update.... City News
Posted on: May 4, 2018

Ground level ozone is topic on upcoming Joplin Insider program

In the next program of Joplin Insider, viewers will learn more about ground level ozone and the work that the Four State Clean Air Alliance (FSCAA) has conducted to help educate the public about this issue.

Public Information Officer Lynn Onstot visits wit...

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: May 1, 2018

City of Joplin mails annual Recycling & Waste Disposal Guide

City of Joplin residents recently received the annual issue of “Recycling and Waste Disposal Guide,” in their mailboxes. This guide provides information on Joplin’s optional curbside recycling service for single-family houses...

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MORE: Recycling & Trash Service in Joplin... City News
Posted on: April 26, 2018

MDC provides TRIM grant for City to complete tree trimming of urban forest

The value of trees in a community is often overshadowed by other aesthetic elements. However, many realized the impact trees have in city parks, neighborhoods and along streets following the May 2011 tornado that reduced Joplin’s urban forest by...

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City News
Posted on: April 25, 2018

Drug Drop-Off Boxes available all year in Joplin

As attention turns to the National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 28 sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA), Joplin officials remind residents that drug take-back boxes are available throughout the year in ...

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City News
Posted on: March 28, 2018

Annual residential trash rate to increase 2%; no change for curbside recycling

Weekly Trash Service - The City of Joplin has a franchised contract with Republic Services for residential trash and curbside recycling services for all single-family houses and duplexes.  The contract allows for a 2% price increase on April 1, 2...

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More Info about curbside recycling & trash service City News
Posted on: March 16, 2018

Street Resurfacing

On Monday, March 19, 2018, crews with Emery Sapp and Sons, will start work on the 2018 Street Resurfacing Project. Work will begin (weather permitting) in the Cedar Ridge Subdivision. Crews will be working during daylight hours. No road closures are antic...

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City News
Posted on: February 16, 2018

Fly Joplin! Third flight introduced in intervals at Joplin Regional Airport

Airport logo - 2018

Traveling anytime soon? Be sure and check flights out of the Joplin Regional Airport. Recently American Airlines (AA) has made some changes that brings a third flight to the Joplin Regional Airport for various time periods in the next few months.

“We’ve be...

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City News
Posted on: July 13, 2016

Interactive website allows residents to check work of multiple recovery projects in neighborhoods

Earlier this year, the City launched project snapshots on its website, www.joplinmo.org/cdbg-list, providing an overview of all the recovery work being completed in Joplin. Users can easily scroll through each project, noting their description, timeline o...Read on...

To view the interactive website... City News

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Sunset Drive South street closed through May 31

Starting IMMEDIATELY, Sunset Drive South between South Kelly Drive and South Abigail Lane will be closed to thru traffic until Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. Closure is due to a suspected mine shaft. 

Drivers are urged to use extreme caution ...

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City Road Closures
Posted on: May 25, 2018

Stormwater work creates temporary street closures in neighborhood west of Range Line

Due to stormwater work in the area, several streets in a neighborhood west of Range Line and south of 20th Street will be temporarily closed to through traffic. Local traffic will be allowed for residents living in the area.

Closures will begin at 6 a.m., ...

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City Road Closures
Posted on: May 14, 2018

Murphy Boulevard to close between 15th and 20th Streets for realignment work

Starting Monday, May 21, Murphy Boulevard will be closed from 15th to 20th Street for crews to work on realignment of the road as well as completion of sidewalks in the realignment portion. Message boards will be placed in the area to notify motorists of ...

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Additional Info on Joplin's Recovery Projects.. City Road Closures

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Structure Fire 1015 S St. Louis Avenue, Apartment 4

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 24, 2018

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire 1015 S St. Louis Avenue, Apartment 4                      

CONTACT: ...

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Fire Department
Posted on: May 14, 2018

Structure Fire 620 S Moffet Ave

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 13, 2018

SUBJECT:      Structure Fire 620 S Moffet Ave.

  • CONTACT:    Keith Stammer, Public Information Officer
  • The Joplin Fire Department responded to a reported fire at a vacant structure,...
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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Drug Drop-Off Boxes available all year in Joplin

As attention turns to the National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 28 sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA), Joplin officials remind residents that drug take-back boxes are available throughout the year in this area....

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Drug Drop-Off Boxes available all year in Joplin

As attention turns to the National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, April 28 sponsored by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA), Joplin officials remind residents that drug take-back boxes are available throughout the year in this area....

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