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Recognition Policy

The City of Fort Worth Recognition Presentations are comprised of congratulatory letters, certificates, and proclamations. Each presentation is ceremonial in nature and is issued by the mayor or a councilmember. They are intended to honor and celebrate special events, significant issues or increase awareness of programs and people that make Fort Worth one of the most livable cities in the nation.

The City of Fort Worth issues presentations at no charge to individuals or groups and retains the rights to edit all presentation text to reflect the city’s vision, mission and goals. All requests must be submitted at least 30 days prior to the presentation date.

An organization may request only one presentation annually.

A $15 fee is assessed for additional copies of presentations placed in a blue folder.

Who can make a presentation request?

Letters of Appreciation/Congratulations:

Certificates of Recognition:

Proclamation: All Proclamations *must** be presented by the mayor or a councilmember. If they are not available, a Certificate of Recognition may be issued at your request.*

A proclamation is an act that formally declares to the general public that the government has acted in a particular way. It is a written or printed document issued by a superior government executive such as the president, governor or mayor, which sets out such a declaration by the government.

Proclamations are issued for:

Proclamations will not be issued for:

We no longer grant annual proclamations; rather we honor anniversaries, such as fifth, 10th, 15th, etc.

For more information, email recognition@fortworthtexas.gov or call 817-392-6118.

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Responsible Pet Ownership Class: 9 a.m. May 28, 2016; Chuck Silcox Animal Care & Control, 4900 Martin Street.
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Caffeinated Town Hall: 10 a.m. May 28, 2016; Nuevo Leon Restaurant, 1544 Ellis Ave.
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Memorial Holiday - City Hall Closed: 8 a.m. May 30, 2016; City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

DFW International Airport Board Retirement/Investment Committee: 12:30 p.m. May 31, 2016; Board Room, DFW International Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr.
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DFW International Airport Board Operations Committee: 12:50 p.m. May 31, 2016; Board Room, DFW International Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr.
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DFW International Airport Board Finance/Audit Committee: 1:10 p.m. May 31, 2016; Board Room, DFW International Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr.
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DFW International Airport Board Concessions/Commercial Development Committee: 1:40 p.m. May 31, 2016; Board Room, DFW International Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr.
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Canceled Pre-Council Meeting: 3 p.m. May 31, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

Canceled Council Meeting: 7 p.m. May 31, 2016; Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

Latino American Archives Exhibit: June 1, 2016,–Aug. 31, 2016; Fort Worth Central Library, 500 W. Third St.

Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 12 East Berry Renaissance : 2 p.m. June 1, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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DFW International Airport Regular Board Meeting: 8:30 a.m. June 2, 2016; Board Room, DFW International Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr.
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Urban Design Commission Public Hearing: 11 a.m. June 2, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Shade Gardening Water-Saving Seminar: 6 p.m. June 2, 2016; Iris Room, Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
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Fort Worth Library Advisory Board: 6:30 p.m. June 2, 2016; Summerglen Branch Library , 4205 Basswood Blvd.
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