What is a proclamation?

A proclamation is an official document issued by the Mayor to commemorate a specific time period (ex. day, week, or month). It brings recognition or awareness to an issue, cause, milestone, or noteworthy event that is relevant and important to Durham. Proclamations are strictly honorary and not legally binding.

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1. What is a proclamation?
2. What are the guidelines to request a proclamation?
3. Who can make a proclamation request?
4. How should a proclamation request be made?