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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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North Tri Movie Marathon: Star Wars IV: A New Hope: 6 p.m. May 4, 2016; North Tri-Ethnic Neighborhood Center, 2950 Roosevelt Ave.

Community Development Council Special Called Meeting and Public Hearing: 6:15 p.m. May 4, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Community Development Council: 6:15 p.m. May 4, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

Shiver / Trace Ridge Bike Lanes Project Meeting: 6:45 p.m. May 4, 2016; Heritage Amenity Center, 9536 Courtright Drive.

DFW International Airport Regular Board Meeting: 8:30 a.m. May 5, 2016; Board Room, DFW International Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr.
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Downtown Design Review Board Public Hearing: 2 p.m. May 5, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Responsible Pet Ownership Class (Spanish): 6 p.m. May 5, 2016; Chuck Silcox Animal Care & Control, 4900 Martin Street.
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Lawn Care Maintenance Water-Saving Seminar: 6 p.m. May 5, 2016; Iris Room, Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
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Historic and Cultural Landmark Commission Possible Quorum: 6:30 p.m. May 5, 2016; Stampede Room, Stockyards Station, 130 East Exchange Ave.
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Urban Design Commission Possible Quorum : 6:30 p.m. May 5, 2016; Stampede Room, Stockyards Station, 130 East Exchange Ave.
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Stockyards Public Kick Off : 6:30 p.m. May 5, 2016; Stampede Room, Stockyards Station, 130 East Exchange Ave.

Riverside Community Garage Sale: 8 a.m. May 7, 2016; Riverside Recreation Center, 3700 E. Belknap.

Walking Town Hall: 10 a.m. May 7, 2016; Northwest Community Park, 8375 Blue Mound Road.
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Public Safety Training Complex Open House: 10 a.m. May 7, 2016; Bob Bolen Public Safety Complex, 505 W. Felix St.

Mother's Day Brunch at Southside (RSVP by April 15): 11 a.m. May 7, 2016; Southside Neighborhood Center, 959 E. Rosedale.

'Latino Americans: 500 Years of History' Episodes 4 and 6: 2 p.m. May 7, 2016; Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St.

Fort Worth Human Relations Commission: 5:30 p.m. May 9, 2016; Room 105, Hazel Harvey Peace Center for Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Avenue.
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City of Fort Worth Art Commission: 5:30 p.m. May 9, 2016; Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy Street.
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