Hall of Fame Study Committee Report
PurposeTo establish a Hall of Fame Committee to honer former and current Weirton residents for "Outstanding Accomplishments" in specific areas of endeavors and to administer the selection and award process.
Committee NameThe Committee shall be designated as the Weirton Hall of Fame Committee.
Selection CategoriesFor purposes of selection and designation of honorees for their endeavors, the nominations will be divided into the following 6 categories:
- Business, Industry, and Professions
- Education and Religion
- Music and Fine Arts
- Public Service
- Sports and Athletics
Committee OperationThe Committee shall conduct their meetings according to Robert's Rules of Order, and minutes of Committee meetings shall be taken and provided to Weirton City Council. During the initial orientation meeting, the City Manager or his designee shall assist the Committee in the selection of a chairperson and secretary.
CompensationMembers of the Committee shall receive no salary or compensation for their services. The Committee will be funded by Council and expenditures will be approved by Council and processed by the Chief Financial Officer of the City.
In addition to Council's funding, the Committee may also receive contributions from individuals, corporations, associations, foundations or other charitable organizations and may apply for and receive grants from federal or state agencies for the purposes of the Committee's established purposes. Funds received from any of these sources will be used solely for the Hall of Fame's purpose.