Senior Citizen Committee

SENIOR CITIZEN COMMITTEE
2019 - 2020 MEMBERSHIP
THREE (3) YEAR TERMS 

Name                                                                      Begin                         End                             Appointed 

William J.P. Doubek                                                                                                                 05/16/2017
City Council Rep
Larry Newton                                                11/1/2016        10/31/2019                  05/01/2012
Resident of Neosho-age 55 & up  County Representative
John Rogers                                                   11/1/2016        10/31/2019                  02/18/2014
Resident of Neosho-age 55 & up
Norma Newton                                            11/1/2017        10/31/2020                  11/18/2015
Newton County Resident
Alice Canfield                                                11/1/2015        10/31/2018                  03/16/2010
Newton County Senior Citizens, Inc. Representative 

Ex Officio Members:       Commissioner Marilyn Ruestman and Nancy Tomlinson 

Chairman: Larry Newton        Vice-Chairman: _______________; Secretary:  Alice Canfield 

Ord. No. 333-2008

ARTICLE VIII. SENIOR CITIZEN COMMITTEE SECTION 125.150: ESTABLISHED

The necessity of the Senior Citizen Committee for the purpose of advising the Neosho City Council of development and maintenance needs of the Neosho Senior Citizen's facility located at 1017 Carl Sweeney Parkway is hereby recognized. (Ord. No. 230-2005 §1, 11-1-05; Ord. No. 333-2008 §1, 5-20-08) 

SECTION 125.160: COMPOSITION

The Senior Citizen Committee shall be composed of five (5) voting members and two (2) ex officio members. The Committee shall elect from its members a Chairman, Vice Chairman and Secretary. The Committee's responsibility will be to advise the City in development, maintenance and other related activities of the Neosho Senior Citizen's facility. (Ord. No. 230- 2005 §2, 11-1-05; Ord. No. 333-2008 §1, 5-20-08) 

SECTION 125.170: TERM OF OFFICE

The members, after the original members, shall serve for three (3) years. In the event of a vacancy, a new member shall be appointed to fill such vacancy in the same manner and for the remainder of the unexpired term. (Ord. No. 230-2005 §3, 11-1-05; Ord. No. 333-2008 §1, 5-20- 08)

 SECTION 125.180: VOTING MEMBERSHIP

Voting membership shall consist of the following:

1. One (1) member shall be a representative of Newton County Senior Citizens, Inc. or its successor in interest and recommended for appointment by said entity then appointed by the Mayor after approval by a majority vote of the City Council;

2. Two (2) members shall be resident senior citizens of the City of Neosho and appointed by the Mayor after approval by a majority vote of the City Council;

3. One (1) member shall be a Neosho City Councilperson representative appointed by said body; and

4. One (1) member shall be a resident of Newton County and appointed by the Mayor after approval by a majority vote of the City Council.  In the occurrence of the dissolution of the Newton County Senior Citizens, Inc. without a successor in interest, the member identified as the Newton County Senior Citizens, Inc. representative shall become null and void and said member shall be replaced with a resident senior citizen of the County of Newton, State of Missouri and appointed by the Mayor after approval by a majority vote of the City Council. All appointments in such aforementioned occurrence which were the responsibility of the Newton County Senior Citizens, Inc. shall revert to the responsibility of the Neosho City Council. 

SECTION 125.190: EX OFFICIO MEMBERSHIP

Ex officio membership shall consist of the following:

1. One (1) member shall be a Newton County Commissioner representative appointed by said body; and
2. One (1) member shall be a City of Neosho administrative staff employee. 

SECTION 125.195: DEFINITION
For the purpose of this Article, "Senior" shall be defined as an individual over the age of fifty-five (55). 

SECTION 125.200: MEETING TIMES
The Senior Citizen Committee shall hold monthly meetings at such times and places that the Committee may determine. A quorum for all regular or special meetings shall be three (3) voting members. 

SECTION 125.205: RESPONSIBLE TO THE CITY COUNCIL
The Senior Citizen Committee shall be responsible to the City Council and shall confine its activities to the duties specified in this Article. (Ord. No. 230-2005 §7, 11-1-05; Ord. No. 333- 2008 §1, 5-20-08)