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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Community Development Office seeking comment on Fiscal Year 2018 Action Plan

Citizens throughout the Joplin area are encouraged to submit comments regarding the Fiscal Year 2018 Action Plan which identifies how the Joplin region intends to allocate Community Development Block Grant Entitlement and Joplin Area Consortia HOME Invest...

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To view 2018 Action Plan... 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.

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Burn Permit Fee moves to $10

The City reminds residents that the Burn Fee Permit fee is now $10, effective February 1, 2018. This recent change from the original $5 fee is part of the City’s User Fee review that occurred following the City Council’s budget work se...

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Additional Info about the Joplin Fire Department.. City News
Posted on: January 23, 2018

Walk-in immunization clinics offered for students of schools in Joplin

Attention Joplin students entering 8th grade and 12th grade!  Walk-in clinics available on school holidays and during spring break.

The Joplin City Health Department has vaccinations required for school. We want to help you make sure your child is...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Voters to decide five seats during April 3 City Council election

Citizens will have an opportunity to decide on five City Council seats of the nine-member board during the April 3, 2018 election. Six people have been certified as candidates for three general seats open this spring; two candidates are running for one Zo...

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Additional Voter Info... City News
Posted on: January 17, 2018

Library’s 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program provides reading incentives for families

Literacy starts as soon as a child is born. To encourage reading, the Joplin Public Library (JPL) will launch an exciting new program at 9:15 a.m. on Friday, January 19 designed to get parents involved with reading to their babies, toddlers and young chil...

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Recycling Center offers new Self-Serve Document Destruction Service

Unnecessary personal papers often clutter homes due to residents’ fear of identity theft and fraud if these sensitive documents are put into trash or recycling bins.

The Joplin Recycling Center has recently improved their process to help people w...

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Gollhofer promoted to City Clerk position upon Hogelin’s retirement after 24 years

Gollhofer Barb

After 24 years of coming to Joplin City Hall, City Clerk Barbara Hogelin has the day off. Actually, she has every day off from now on - she retired from her position on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.Hogelin’s last act at the January 2 City Council me...

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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