He also says members never had a need for insurance before. Since they will now be owning properties, they need to protect their assets.
"They will be holding property. So, we want to ensure that if, at any point, someone goes onto a property that they own, trips and falls, falls in a whole, something like that and gets injured, that there is some insurance coverage," says Brian Head, Joplin City Attorney.
The city attorney hopes to find an insurer and get back to business as usual within the next week.