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Proclamation Requests

Proclamations from the office of Jacksonville Mayor Andy Ezard are issued to recognize and commemorate special occasions and significant community and individual achievements that reflect positive importance on our City.

A requestor may reqest the proclamation to be read by the Mayor at a City Council meeting or at a special occasion or a community event, at the discretion of the Mayor's schedule. 

To have a proclamation issued, please submit the following:

  • Draft of exact wording of the proclamation
  • Date to be proclaimed
  • Date proclamation is needed by
  • Delivery of signed proclamation: by mail, in-person pick up at Mayor's   
  • Office, or by Mayor at the reading if his schedule allows
  • Requestor's name, address, cell phone and email address 
Requests should be submitted two weeks in advance of the date the proclamation is needed by.

Please submit the draft of the exact wording, along with the above information, via email to Sarah Bergschneider at or via USPS mail to:

Sarah Bergschneider
Office of the Mayor
200 West Douglas
Jacksonville, IL  62650

Wording from previous proclamations are attached.  The Mayor's Office reserves the right to modify or deny a proclamation request.  Please feel free to contact the Mayor's Office for further information by calling 217-479-4610.