City of Frankfort

Capital of Kentucky

Request a proclamation

PROCLAMATION REQUEST

 

Proclamations are provided by the Mayor’s Office as a service to Frankfort residents with the goal of honoring and celebrating events, or increasing awareness of noteworthy issues among citizens.   Proclamation documents are strictly honorary and not legally binding.  The Mayor’s Office may decline any proclamation request.  The Mayor’s Office may also make exceptions to the Proclamation Procedures Guidelines.  To request a proclamation, please review and submit your request according to the Guidelines.

 

 

PROCLAMATION PROCEDURES GUIDELINES

 

  • Proclamations may recognize a day, week, or month or event.
  • Proclamations may also be issued to honor an individual person, and may be issued for birthdays, retirements, weddings, or anniversaries.
  • Proclamations are issued for one date only per request for each calendar year.
  • Proclamations are not automatically renewed.  Requests must be made on an annual basis.
  • Proclamations may be issued to honor an individual person, and may be issued for birthdays, retirements, weddings, or anniversaries.
  • Draft language must be submitted to the Frankfort City Clerk  by email two weeks prior to the date the proclamation is needed.
  • Requests must provide name, address, and telephone number of the contact person.
  • Draft language may be edited or revised at the discretion of the Mayor’s Office.
  • No proclamation shall be used as part of an advertisement or commercial promotion without permission from the Mayor’s Office. 
  • Only two (2) copies of a proclamation will be provided per year, per request.
  • Requests for ceremonial signings should be made at the time of the proclamation request.  Although the city does not take nor provide photographs of a ceremonial signing, citizens are welcome to bring their own photographer.