Proclamations

Honor a Special Event, Person, or Important Date

Proclamations are issued to honor and recognize the people, programs, and events that have made a difference in the City of Abilene. They can be requested for a day, week, or month, and may be presented at a City Council Meeting, at an event, or picked up at the City Secretary's office.

Types of Certificates

The following certificates may be requested:

  • Proclamations - Recognizing a conference or special event (i.e. Fire Safety Month, Spay-Neuter Awareness Week, Martin Luther King, Jr., Day)
  • Distinguished Service Awards - Honoring Eagle Scouts, retirements, heroism, etc.
  • Certificates of Appreciation - Acknowledging donations or service
  • Certificates of Congratulations - For significant anniversaries, birthdays, sports achievements, etc.
  • Community Service Awards

Requesting a Proclamation

The Mayor reserves the right to modify or deny any proclamation request, and all requests will be internally reviewed for purpose, significance, and accuracy. All proclamation requests to be presented at City Council will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Requests must be received no later than three weeks prior to the day the proclamation is needed in order to allow time for review, certificate creation, and, if requested, placed on the City Council agenda. Proclamations will be placed on the agenda in the order they are received.

Fill out a Proclamation Request Form Online, or call the City Secretary's office at (325) 676-6202.