Senior Citizen Committee

Members

  • John Rogers, Chairman, Resident of Neosho - Age 55 and Up
    Appointed February 18, 2014
    Term ends October 31, 2019
  • Donna Carnicle, Vice-Chairman, Newton County Senior Citizens, Incorporated Representative
    Appointed November 5, 2019
    Term ends October 31, 2022
  • Vacant, City Council Rep
    Appointed 
    Term ends 
  • Ken Tyler, Resident of Neosho - Age 55 and Up, County Representative
    Appointed September 17, 2019
    Term ends October 31, 2022
  • Lynn Otey, Newton County Resident
    Appointed March 2, 2021
    Term ends October 31, 2023
  • Newton County Presiding Commissioner, Ex Officio Members
  • Nancy Tomlinson, Ex Officio Members

Overview

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.

(Ordinance 230-2005 Section 1, 11-1-05; Ordinance 333-2008 Section 1, 5-20-08)

Section 125.160: Composition

The Senior Citizen Committee shall be composed of five voting members and two 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.

(Ordinance 230- 2005 Section 2, 11-1-05; Ordinance 333-2008 Section 1, 5-20-08)

Section 125.170: Term of Office

The members, after the original members, shall serve for three 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. (Ordinance 230-2005 Section 3, 11-1-05; Ordinance 333-2008 Section 1, 5-20- 08)

Section 125.180: Voting Membership

Voting membership shall consist of the following:

  1. One 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 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 member shall be a Neosho City Councilperson representative appointed by said body; and
  4. One 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 member shall be a Newton County Commissioner representative appointed by said body; and
  2. One 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 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 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.

(Ordinance 230-2005 Section 7, 11-1-05; Ordinance 333- 2008 Section 1, 5-20-08)