The Mayor's Office, is pleased to issue Proclamations and Certificates from the City of Watauga to recognize and honor special occasions or outstanding accomplishments in the lives of Watauga citizens, business owners and employees.

Proclamations are issued for:
  • Local city events- Retirements/Grand Openings/Anniversaries
  • Public awareness
  • Arts and cultural celebrations
  • Special honors (on the recommendation of the Mayor)
  • Individual birthdays-100 years or greater
  • Local business milestones

Certificates of Recognition or Appreciation are issued for:

  • City of Watauga Employee milestones/accomplishments
  • In conjunction with Fire Department/Police Department Chief Awards
  • Community milestone or accomplishment which directly impacts the City of Watauga

Proclamations will not be issued for:
  • Events or organizations with no direct relationship to the City of Watauga
  • Matters of political controversy, ideological or religious beliefs, or individual conviction
  • Campaigns or events contrary to city policies
What To Expect:

  • We will use your suggested wording to prepare the proclamation or certificate .
  • Please allow up to 15 business days for consideration and processing of your request.
  • You will be able to pick up the finished proclamation or certificate at the City Secretary's Office (City Hall) or have it mailed to the address you provide.
  • If you wish to have the proclamation or certificate read at a Regular Council Meeting, please review the meeting dates.

The Mayor reserves the right to decline any request for a proclamation or certificate, as well as the right to make exceptions to the guideline procedures.

For questions regarding Proclamations and Certificates, please contact the City Secretary at 817.514.5825.


       Request a Proclamation
          Request a Certificate