City Offices Closed; Council Meeting Rescheduled Due to Martin Luther King Holiday

(Joplin, MO) – In observance of the Martin Luther King holiday on Monday, January 18, the Joplin City Council’s regularly scheduled third Monday meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 19. The rescheduled meeting will begin at 6:00 pm and will be held in the Council Chambers on the fifth floor of City Hall, 603 S. Main Street. 

Also, in recognition of the holiday, City Hall and other City of Joplin services, including the Sunshine Lamp Trolley and MAPS system, will be closed on Martin Luther King holiday, January 18.

Residential trash and curbside recycling services will NOT change due to this closing, and Monday pick-ups will be completed on that day.

KGCS-TV, Missouri Southern State University’s television station, will broadcast the City Council meeting live on January 19, and will offer a re-broadcast at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, January 20. Programming may be seen over the air on digital channel 21 and on regional cable television systems such as Sparklight, Mediacom, and Suddenlink.

For more information, please contact Lynn Onstot, Public Information Officer, at 417.624.0820, ext. 204.


Lynn Onstot, Public Information Officer
City of Joplin
417.624.0820, ext. 204

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