An eyesore for decades, the former G&H Redi-Mix site at the ‘Y’ and East Street, has been purchased and cleared by the city. A company now wants to use it for Topgolf-style golf, pickle ball and a restaurant.

P&Z to hear request from TeeTime Entertainment

TeeTime Entertainment, a new company with the intent of combat “not a lot to do (in the Joplin area)” is on the Webb City Planning and Zoning Commission’s July 18 agenda seeking a special permit for the old G&H Redi-Mix site.

The City acquired the roughly 8-acre site and cleared it for development in conjunction with the Centennial Retail and Industrial Park, which is centered on East Street.

The site is at the ‘Y’ intersection of Broadway and Daugherty Street, across from Cardinal Route 66 Park. It is between Webb Corp on the west and Route 66 Sports Bar & Grill on the east. Route 66 Bar & Grill is on the southwest corner of Daugherty and East streets.

The land in question goes around the bar and grill to also front East Street, putting it in view from the Highways 171 and the 249 Bypass.

Kellen Grantham, of Joplin, calls TeeTime Entertainment a hybrid business, combining a golf driving range, pickle ball and restaurant. He says the golf range will be similar to Topgolf, with electronically tracked balls.

He said the basic concept is to “combat not a lot to do.”

There’s one other item on the P&Z agenda.

Brian Harris, 502 S. Ball St., is requesting a special use permit to operate an Airbnb/short-term rental at 510 W. Fifth St.

The P&Z meets at 5:45 p.m. on the third Monday each month in the City Council Chambers.