Proclamation Request

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City Council welcomes the opportunity to recognize exceptional events within the City of Colorado Springs. A request for a proclamation must be made at least one month prior to the date requested. The majority of proclamations are issued for presentation by groups at community events. On occasion, City Council may choose to present a proclamation at a Regular Meeting of City Council. Please read the Proclamation Guidelines below before making a request.

Proclamation Guidelines

Proclamations are keepsake documents signed by the President of City Council. They are issued for the following:

  • To promote local art and cultural celebrations
  • To raise public awareness of local issues that impact community health and safety 
  • To support charitable fundraising campaigns benefiting a majority of residents
  • To recognize individuals who have made a significant contribution to the community

Proclamations will not be issued for:

  • Campaigns or events contrary to City policies
  • Events or organizations with no direct relationship to the City of Colorado Springs
  • For-profit causes
  • Pending ballot or legislative issues

Additional Guidelines

An organization does not have exclusive rights to the day, week or month of their proclamation
Other organizations can share the day, week or month of a proclamation
An organization should request only one proclamation annually
Proclamations are not automatically renewed. Requests must be made on an annual basis
Proclamations must fit on a single page; The City Council President reserves the right to modify or deny any proclamation request. 
Any questions please contact Michelle Briggs. 719-385-5986

Proclamation Request Form