Ceremonial Requests

The Mayor and City Council welcome the opportunity to recognize residents, special events and programs, businesses and others whose contributions to the community make Lewisville such a great place to live, work and play.


1. All ceremonial requests described below are subject to final approval by the Mayor and/or City Council. The City of Lewisville reserves the right to:

  • edit all ceremonial requests to reflect the City’s vision, mission, and goals; an
  • decline any ceremonial request without further details.
2. All ceremonial requests should have a specific local connection with the City of Lewisville unless the request involves a special significance to the City, region, or state, as determined by the Mayor.

3. In order to accommodate preparation and scheduling, all requests should be made as far in advance as possible, with a minimum of 10 business days prior to the occasion for the ceremonial item.


4. All requests should be made through email to jheinze@cityoflewisville.com and pdominguez@cityoflewisville.com.

Types of Ceremonial Requests

  • Proclamations – A proclamation is a formal declaration by the Mayor in honor of a person, group or event. Proclamations will not be issued for business groundbreaking, ribbon-cutting, or grand-opening events. Whenever possible, a sample proclamation or wording should be provided. Proclamations should include no more than (5) five "whereas" statements, and each statement should be no more than 35 words in length. Longer requests maybe be shortened by city staff.  One formal presentation copy will be provided at no charge. Proclamations should be picked up at the City Secretary’s Office, 151 W. Church Street, unless other arrangements have been made. If you would like the proclamation presented by the Mayor or Council at a Council Meeting or an event, please indicate this with your request.
  • Letters – A letter of welcome, greeting, or congratulations will be issued for programs, conferences, conventions, seminars, or other significant events when a proclamation is not appropriate. Whenever possible, a sample letter or wording should be provided. One formal copy will be issued per request. Letters are not eligible for formal presentation by the Mayor or Council.
  • Appearances/Addresses – Appearances and/or addresses by the Mayor or Council must be scheduled through the City Secretary’s Office and coordinated with the Community Relations Office. It is not possible for the City to fulfill all such requests.
2017 Proclamations


February 20
Lewisville Rotary Week 2017

Texas Independence Day

February 6
Keep Lewisville Beautiful

January 24
Lewisville's 92nd Birthday Celebration

January 9
Keith Pierce Local Marathon Champion

Shen Yun Performing Arts

2016 Proclamations

January 23
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

January 25
Lewisville's 91's Birthday Celebration

School Board Recognition Month

February 15
FINA Women's Intercontinental Water Polo

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Lewisville Rotary Week

Lloyd Brookmole

February 29
Texas Independence Day

March 21 
Vietnam Veteran's Day

National Cleaning for a Reason Week

April 4
Mayoral Flag Order in Honor of Gene Carey

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Crime Victims' Rights Week

April 18
Mayors' Monarch Pledge Day

Imagine Beyond Foundation's Autism Awareness Day

Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month

May 2
Building Safety Month

Denton County Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

National Drinking Water Week

National Police Week

Texas Travel & Tourism Week

May 16
Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

National Trails Day

June 6
Youth Peace Day International

June 20
Amateur Radio Week

Park and Recreation Month July 2016

August 17
Constitution Week September 17-23

August 29
Blood Cancer Awareness Month September 2016

September 12
Live United Month

October 17
Appreciation to Pastor Mitchell Martin

Appreciation to Priti Patel of Ourseva

Appreciation to Ronni Cade of Faith In Action

End Polio Now

November 1
Small Business Saturday

November 17
Arbor Day Proclamation

Municipal Court Week

Veterans Day

December 19
Health for Humanity January 2017