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Mayoral Proclamations

The Office of Mayor Tom Barrett issues proclamations in the City of Milwaukee to recognize and commemorate special occasions and significant community and individual achievements. 

Recipients must currently or have previously resided here and meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Cultural, social or historic events with significance to Milwaukee
  • Organizational or individual milestone anniversaries of 10 years or more
  • Milestone birthdays of 75 years or more
  • Posthumous recognitions.

All requests for proclamations must be submitted in writing and received in this office at least three weeks in advance.  The requests should include:

  • Background information on person or organization, suggested language, and supporting materials such as event details
  • Date to be proclaimed
  • Date proclamation is needed by
  • Contact person

Please fill out the attached form (in MS Word format) and forward requests to:

Via mail:
Attention: Proclamations
Office of Mayor Tom Barrett
City Hall
200 E. Wells St., Room 201
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Via Fax:
Attn: Proclamations
(414) 286-3191

Via E-mail:
Subject: Proclamation Request

* All requests are subject to approval

City of Milwaukee  

Contact Us

City Hall
200 E. Wells Street
Room 201
Milwaukee, WI 53202  

(414) 286-CITY (2489)

City of Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett  

Tom Barrett


Phone: 414-286-2200
Fax: 414-286-3191 

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