Proclamation and Recognition Request

To submit a proclamation from the City, submit your request to

Key Policy Points for All Requests

  • Submission of a request does not guarantee the issuance of a proclamation.
  • Only one (1) proclamation may be issued per event, but multiple proclamations may be issued for the same day, week, month, and/or year.

    The subject must be relevant to the Gilroy community.

  • The person or group requesting the proclamation or recognition, or the person being recognized, is a member of the Gilroy community.

  • The request shall include a sample proclamation or information to assist in preparing the proclamation.

  • The proclamation or recognition will be signed by the Mayor or Mayor Pro Tempore.

  • Requests shall be submitted to the Mayor and City Administrator for approval at least ten (10) business days prior to the time the proclamation is to be available or presented.

City of Gilroy Proclamation and Recognition Policy - Adopted May 1, 2023.