A proclamation is defined as an official announcement made by the Mayor.
It is the policy of the City Council for the Mayor to consider requests to proclaim certain events or causes when such proclamations pertain to a City of Ellensburg event, person, organization, or cause with local implications. The Mayor will consider requests that are timely, have potential relevance to the Ellensburg community, and either forward positive messages and/or call upon the support of the community. The Mayor may act on requests for proclamations without a vote of the City Council. The Mayor will choose proclamations to read at a Council meeting subject to the following guidelines: