Released on July 10, 2019 - 9:29am

Mayor Craig A. Moe is reminding citizens and organizations that they can now request Citations, Proclamations and Hometown Hero Banner Recognition requests online!

  • Citation may be given for a specific achievement of a person or organization, such as a retirement, milestone birthday, Boy Scout Eagle Award or Girl Scout Gold Award, or a similar achievement. Citations are NOT given for achievements such as graduating high school or college or receiving a particular scholarship.
  • Proclamation may be given to recognize a day, week or month in awareness of a cause.
  • Requests for citations and proclamations must be received by the Mayor’s Office at least 2 weeks in advance of your deadline.
  • The online form can be found at

The Hometown Heroes Banner Recognition Program recognizes and honors the service of Laurel residents and their family members from the United States Armed Forces, local Law Enforcement and Fire and Rescue organizations. Any City resident or business owner may nominate an honoree. The criteria is as follows:

  • City of Laurel residents and their family members who served in the United States Armed Forces.
  • Members of the Laurel Police Department, Laurel Volunteer Fire Department and Laurel Volunteer Rescue Squad.
  • Individuals who have saved the life of another under heroic circumstances.
  • Individuals who lost their lives in the line of duty.
  • Individuals who have made significant contributions to the City of Laurel or the Laurel Community.
  • The online form can be found at


Please take advantage of the new online forms and recognize a deserving community member today!


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