NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR APPROVAL OF CITY OF CARTHAGE BUDGET The City of Carthage will hold a Public Hearing for approval of the City of Carthage budget for the 2024-2025 Fiscal Year on Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at 6:30 pm during the City Council meeting. For questions, contact City Clerk Miranda Deal (417) 237-7000. Miranda Deal City Clerk City of Carthage, Missouri
about 1 month ago, Michael Miller
The City of Carthage was awarded Community Forestry Cost-share from the Missouri Department of Conservation. The Community Forestry Cost-share assisted the City of Carthage in updating an existing tree inventory of trees in City Parks which includes having trees assessed for risk in City Parks. The city contractors have updated inventory and tree assessments in City Parks. The updated information will be used to make decisions about the care of the trees that benefit the Citizens of Carthage.
about 1 month ago, Jen Kirby
Arbor Day Foundation Names Carthage a 2023 Tree City USA. Carthage achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program's four requirements: maintaining a tree board or department, having a tree care ordinance, dedicating an annual community forestry budget of at least $2 per capita, and hosting an Arbor Day observance and proclamation.
about 2 months ago, Jen Kirby
The City of Carthage was awarded Community Forestry Cost-share from the Missouri Department of Conservation. The Community Forestry Cost-share is assisting the City of Carthage in updating an existing tree inventory of trees in City Parks which includes having trees assessed for risk in City Parks. Currently contractors are inventorying and assessing trees in City Parks. The updated information will be used to make decisions about the care of the trees that benefit the Citizens of Carthage.
about 2 months ago, Jen Kirby
We have seen substantial damage across the city. The following facilities and parks are closed today for clean-up: Carthage Golf Course, Carter Park, Municipal & Central park have trees down, please use caution. Recycling center is closed for recyclables. It will be open for limb and debris drop off.
3 months ago, Jen Kirby
We are currently evaluating the tornado warning procedure. As we reviewed the timeline from last night’s storms the tornado warning alert was activated by the National Weather Service at 9:38pm at the same time the electric company’s computers indicated a power outage on the square at 9:38pm. At that time storm shelters were being opened at Carthage Intermediate Center, Junior High, Pleasant Valley, and Columbian. It’s unfortunate that there was no advance warning for the storm, which resulted in the storm sirens not being activated. This can sometimes happen in rapidly changing weather situations.
3 months ago, Jen Kirby
Currently, crews are still working on clearing debris and fixing down power lines. Use caution as you travel through the city today. If you have damage at your home and you need assistance or if you would like to help volunteer with damage clean-up from the storm, please contact Chelsea Cholley at Memorial Hall at 417-237-7050.
3 months ago, Jen Kirby
Storm Update
We are excited to celebrate the Ribbon Cutting at Carl Lewton/Rock Stadium, as it is an important piece of our history. And though some needed repairs had to be made to ensure the safety and longevity of the ballfield for future generations, overwhelmingly the majority of citizens let it be known they wanted this to remain as a ballfield. And that has always been our plan to have it remain as a ballfield. We are pleased to have the high school baseball team back on their home turf! Future use of the field will be for Little League. There have been many repairs and renovations to the field including replacement of the outfield fence, purchased and installed a new scoreboard, restored electricity to the clubhouse and also stadium lights, new bleachers, concrete, dirt, seeded the area behind the bleachers, new left field foul pole and base rock for the concrete. $150,000 was allocated out of Use Tax money to renovate the stadium and was unanimously approved on December 19, 2023. To date we have spent just over $90,000 on repairs and renovations. We are pleased to have the field safe and ready for this year’s ball season. Thanks to the Chamber of Commerce for helping us celebrate!
4 months ago, Jen Kirby
Ribbon Cutting
Ribbon Cutting
Ribbon Cutting
Last night Carthage Police Department and the City of Carthage had the privilege of swearing-in 5 new officers. Pictured from left to right: Jennifer Hinojoza, Isaac Fry, Kyle Fallis, Jessica Guevara, and Michael Lane.
5 months ago, Jen Kirby
Police Department
The Carthage Municipal Pool was originally designed in the 1930’s and a renovation was completed in the 1980’s. With significant portions of the facility being between 37 and 90 years old, the facility experiences significant maintenance challenges, such as ongoing pipe leaks. In addition, the outdated layout, features, and amenities, no longer fully serve the needs of our community. The Carthage Municipal Pool has achieved its useful life with respect to typical lifespans and needs of the community. This survey will assist the team in understanding the community needs and priorities for an updated outdoor swimming pool in Carthage. Your thoughts are important in our effort to create a facility that will meet the needs of the Carthage community. Feedback received on this survey will be used to generate the recommended plan for development of a new outdoor aquatic center. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GWVMHL3
6 months ago, Jen Kirby
Aquatic Center
UPDATE: We are cancelling tonight’s City Council meeting out of an abundance of caution due to the chance of more inclement weather occurring throughout the evening, along with the frigid temperatures. Everyone’s safety is our priority. The next scheduled City Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 23rd.
6 months ago, Jen Kirby
City offices will be closed on Monday, January 1st in observance of New Year's Day.
7 months ago, Michael Miller
*Expired* City Hall will be closed today from 11:30 - 1:00 for an employee event.
7 months ago, Michael Miller
*Expired* City of Carthage Public Notice Community Development Block Grant Program, Downtown Revitalization Application The City of Carthage is hereby giving notice of the City’s intent to submit an application though the Missouri DED Community Development Block Grant for Downtown Revitalization to assist with efforts to: Improve the sidewalks around the historic Carthage square by making them accessible for all residents. This will be complementary to the project to redo the sidewalks on the square itself. This project is estimated to cost approximately $750,000. There will be a public hearing on December 14th at 6:00 p.m. at: City of Carthage City Hall 326 Grant St Carthage Mo 64836 For additional information, please contact Greg Dagnan at City Hall at 417-237-7000. I, Miranda Deal, certify that this Public Notice was posted to the City Hall bulletin board as well as the City’s website, for public participation on 11/30/2023 notice is to remain posted until December 15, 2023. Miranda Deal ***** Ciudad de Carthage Noticia pública Programa de subvenciones en bloque para el desarrollo comunitario, Solicitud de revitalización del centro de la ciudad Por la presente, la Ciudad de Carthage notifica su intención de presentar una solicitud a través de la Subvención en Bloque para Desarrollo Comunitario del Mo DED para la Revitalización del Centro de la Ciudad para ayudar con los esfuerzos para: Mejorar las aceras alrededor de la histórica plaza de Cartago haciéndolas accesibles para todos los residentes. Esto será complementario al proyecto de rehacer las aceras de la propia plaza. Se estima que este proyecto costará aproximadamente $750,000. Habrá una audiencia pública el 14 de diciembre a las 6:00 p.m. en: Ayuntamiento de la ciudad de Carthage 326 Grant St Carthage Mo 64836 Para obtener información adicional, comuníquese con Greg Dagnan en el Ayuntamiento en 417-237-7000. Yo, Miranda Deal, certifico que este Aviso público se publicó en el tablero de anuncios del Ayuntamiento, así como en el sitio web de la Ciudad, para la participación del público el , el aviso 30 dia de Noviembre 2023 permanecerá publicado hasta el 15 de Diciembre 2023. Miranda Deal
8 months ago, Jen Kirby
*Expired* City offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 23-24, in observance of Thanksgiving.
8 months ago, Michael Miller
PUBLIC NOTICE OPENING AND CLOSING DATES FOR CANDIDATES TO FILE FOR CITY COUNCIL In accordance with Chapter 115 of the Laws of Missouri and Article IV & Article VIII of the Home Rule Charter of the City of Carthage, notice is hereby given that there shall be elected the following city officials at the General Municipal Election to be held April 2, 2024: One Council Member from each of the five wards to serve two-year terms. Those persons wishing to be designated on the ballot as a candidate shall file their declaration of candidacy in the office of the City Clerk, no sooner than Tuesday, December 5, 2023 beginning at 8:00 A.M. The last day to file is December 26, 2023 at 5:00 P.M. The office of the City Clerk will not be open on Saturdays and Sundays or those days designated a holiday by the City of Carthage. Petitions for Nomination of Candidates are available in the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 326 Grant, Carthage, Missouri. Applications should be accompanied by submitting $25.00 or a petition with 25 signatures from registered voters from the ward represented. Miranda Deal City Clerk POSTED: November 17, 2023 4:15 PM
8 months ago, Jen Kirby
*Expired* Carthage City Hall will be closed today from 10 am - 12 pm for employee training.
8 months ago, Michael Miller
FYI - The Public Works Department would like to remind everyone that the majority of the ‘street cut repairs’ around town are related to the Gas line improvements being made by Spire Gas and are put in place by those crews. Some ‘repairs’ are temporary, so please continue to use caution in those work areas. When gas repairs are complete in an area, the Street Superintendent is notified by the gas company and a final inspection of the repair work takes place. If further repair work is needed that work is done under the supervision of the Street Superintendent. If you have any questions, please contact the Public Works Office at 417-237-7010.
8 months ago, Michael Miller
PWD
*Expired* The Carthage Fire Department will be testing the storm sirens at 10:00 am today. Thank you.
8 months ago, Michael Miller
FD
LEAF PICK UP OPERATIONS TO BEGIN NEXT WEEK. The citywide leaf pick up program will be starting Monday, November 13th. The program runs thru December. The city is sectioned off into 4 areas and crews work in a clockwise direction through these areas. Crews will be starting in the Southwest Section. Overall, the crews typically make 2 passes throughout the city in this two-month time frame. Please rake your leaves to the back of curb or along the street, but not in the street. Bagged leaves, sticks, or other yard waste will not be picked up by the crews. In addition, crews do not pick up leaves in the alleys. If you have any questions please call the Public Works Office at 417-237-7010.
8 months ago, Michael Miller
Leaf Pick Up