UPDATE MARCH 30, 2020:  The following City of Williamsburg buildings and facilities are closed to the public through April 23:  Municipal Building, Stryker Center, Quarterpath Recreation Center, Waller Mill Park, Police Department and Fire Station (only required staff will be at work, others will be teleworking). Governor Northam issued a "stay at home" executive order through June 10, 2020. Business assistance information can be found here. The City's telephone hotline (for city service questions):  (757) 259-7200 and the Virginia Health Dept. call center (for COVID-19 questions/concerns):  (757) 594-7069.

Request for a Letter of Recognition/Commendation

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The Mayor and City Council are pleased to recognize and commend City of Williamsburg residents for exceptional contributions to our community, for major achievements (i.e. Boy Scout Eagle Award, Girl Scout Gold Award), and for milestone life events such as a birthday (age 75 or older), or anniversary (50 years or more).

To request a Letter of Recognition/Commendation, complete the requested information. Drafted words and phrases to be included in the Letter are welcome. The more detail provided, the more personalized the letter can be.

The completed request may be submitted on-line below, OR the application can be printed out and mailed to: City of Williamsburg, Office of the City Manager, 401 Lafayette Street, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185. Please allow several weeks for processing.

Mail-In Request for Recognition/Commendation Application (PDF)

You may pick up the signed document in the City Manager's Office, or request that it be mailed to the address provided on the application form.

For additional inquiries regarding a proclamation request, please email
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