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This procedure defines the criteria and the application process for the issue of proclamations. The Corporation of the Town of Oakville (town) issues proclamations to recognize, honour and commemorate the value and importance of an individual, event or organization of significance to the town.
This procedure applies to residents, organizations and community groups associated with the town.
Criteria for Evaluation of Proclamation Requests
1. Requests for proclamations which primarily serve to benefit one or more of the following causes are generally approved:
2. Requests for proclamations which fall into any one of the following groups will not be approved:
Proclamation: a formal public statement designating a period of time (special day, week or month) in recognition of a significant individual, event or organization.
The Mayor’s office in coordination with the Town Clerk shall be responsible for the administration and maintenance of this procedure and the related policy.
Procedure Number: MS-SPR-001-003
Parent Policy: MS-SPR-001
Section: Municipal Services
Sub-Section: Special Requests
Author: Clerk's Department
Effective Date: 2005 Dec 19
Review by Date: 2024
Last Modified: 2019 Apr 29