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 2020 Resident & Business Citizens of the Year are open.

Please complete the Citizen of the Year Nomination Form or download a form to submit.

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
  • 2018:  Steve Olsen
  • 2018:  Ortmann Funeral Home - Sam Stipanovich, Mike Stipanovich, & Tom Ortmann
  • 2019:  Sandy & Kent Funkhouser
  • 2019:  Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy - Bryan Hercules