Proclamation Request

Proclamations are issued by the Mayor or Council Members to recognize an important City-wide event, remarkable achievements by community members or organizations, or to indicate the City's role in a national event.  Proclamations may be read at a City Council meeting, presented at a special event, or mailed to or picked up by the requesting party.  Due to the number of requests, please complete this form 4 weeks prior to the date it is needed. 

  • Proclamation requests must come from a City of Peoria resident.
  • Repeating annual proclamations must be made on an annual basis.  
  • The City reserves the right to approve or decline a proclamation request and to edit any provided wording. 
  • Proclamations may not be used as advertisements, endorsements, or for commercial promotion. 
  • Proclamations must have significance for the City and this should be reflected in the provided language.
  • Proclamations must not take sides or indicate individual beliefs. 
  • Please include 4-6 whereas clauses.  Any draft language submitted may be edited and revised without notice at the discretion of the Mayor's office. 
  • Issuance of a proclamation does not constitute an endorsement by the Mayor. 
  • Proclamations are reviewed on a case-by-case basis and we reserve the right to decline any request received. 

 Please note that a submission does not guarantee approval.  Once this form has been submitted, you will be contacted by a staff member by the Mayor's office within 3-5 business days. 

Please note: the City issues proclamations for Black History Month, Juneteenth, Hispanic Heritage Month, Native American Heritage Month. 

Proclamation Examples

Proclamation Request

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