What is a Proclamation? 
proclamation may be used to call attention to certain events or causes when such statements may positively impact the community and convey an affirmative message to Shelton residents. Proclamations are not statements of policy; they are a manner in which the City can make special recognition of an individual, event, or issue.

Requesting a Proclamation
1. The person(s) or organization making the request should be a Shelton community member.
2. The request should be made at least four weeks before a regularly scheduled Council meeting (generally held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month).
3. The person(s) or organization representative should be in attendance to accept the proclamation.
4. The City retains the right to modify, edit, or otherwise amend the proposed proclamation to meet its requirements, needs, or policy determinations.
5. The City retains the right to decide if the proclamation will be issued or not.
6. The person(s) making the request must submit a completed application to request an official City of Shelton Proclamation (linked below). 
7. The agenda planning committee will determine if the proposed proclamation meets City policy.
8. The proclamation will be added to the Council Looking Ahead agenda.
9. If not approved, the applicant will be notified of the decision and the reason(s) for the decision.

Application to Request an Official City of Shelton Proclamation

Contact Information

Who is the best point of contact for the proclamation request?