Citizen of the Year


Overland Citizen of the Year and Business Citizen of the Year are selected on an annual basis by a committee consisting of previous award recipients with the assistance of City staff.  Recipients receive recognition at a City Council Meeting which includes a Key to the City presented by Mayor Mike Schneider.

Nominations for the 2018 Resident Citizen of the Year are closed.  Thank you to everyone who has submitted a nomination!

Nominations for the 2018 Business Citizen of the Year are still open and due to the Office of the City Clerk as soon as possible.

To nominate a Resident or Overland Business as Citizen of the Year, please complete this form.

Citizen of the Year Recipients
  • 2011:  Ken Crowder
  • 2012:  Beth Ruckman
  • 2013:  Carol & Richard Kilzer
  • 2014:  Harry Don Dallas
  • 2015:  Rick Spier
  • 2015:  North Central Hobbies - Bill Egsieker & Dennis Hageman
  • 2016:  Mark Giroux
  • 2016:  Jenah Realty - Nancy Harrison & Jackie Wasser
  • 2017:  Shirley Needy
  • 2017:  Overland Hardware - Don Burkhardt & Gregg Wesche