City of Joplin Budget Documents Now Available Online

Budget Work Sessions Set for September 20 to 22

(Joplin, MO) – Budget planning for the City of Joplin is underway and the Proposed Budget for the Fiscal Year 2023 is available to view on the City’s website.  The City Manager’s Budget Message opens the financial document and provides an overview of the projects and services proposed for the upcoming year. Citizens can also view the Proposed Budget for the Fiscal Year 2023 in the reference section of the Joplin Public Library, 1901 East 20th Street.

Joplin City Council’s Budget Work Sessions are set for Tuesday through Thursday, September 20 – 22, and citizens are encouraged to attend. Each session will begin at 5:45 pm and be held in Council Chambers. The agendas for these meetings will be posted near these dates.  The public will have an opportunity to speak regarding the City budget at the work sessions.

In an effort to build trust, the City is hoping to have a more transparent and collaborative budget process this year. If unable to attend the meetings, they will be live streamed on the City Council’s page on Joplin’s website. The sessions can also be accessed after the meeting dates.  For questions, please contact the City Clerk at


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

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