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Request a Proclamation

Requesting a Proclamation

Proclamations are ceremonial documents issued and signed by the Mayor to recognize the value and importance of a person, event, campaign, or organization for a certain day, week, or month. These proclamations are an official announcement issued by the Mayor at Council. Acknowledgement is normally given to reward the efforts and commitment of individuals or organizations that enhance our community and are significant to Lincoln residents. Proclamations will be included in the Council Agenda for the month proclaimed.


  • Submission must be received 4 weeks in advance of the Council meeting - late submissions will not be considered
  • Request must be submitted by representatives of a recognized charity or community group based in the municipality of Lincoln 
  • Will be issued only with respect to activities that support residents of Lincoln or related events taking place in the municipality including:
    • Public awareness campaigns
    • Charitable fundraising campaigns
    • Arts and cultural celebrations or awareness 
    • Honours, remembrances, or major celebrations
    • Special anniversaries for non-profit organizations that benefit the community of Lincoln

Please Note:

  • Individuals and organization seeking proclamations to recognize regional, provincial, or national causes or events will be referred to the other appropriate order of government recognition
  • The Town of Lincoln reserves the right to decline any request

Notice of Collection
Personal information contained on this form is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25 and will be used for the purposes of administering your request for a proclamation. 

To request a proclamation please compete the form below. 

Organization or Community Group Information
Contact Information
Proclamation Information

Rules of Delegations

Rules of Delegations at Standing Committee & Council

The purpose of the delegation process is to allow residents to make their views known to Council.

Council values and welcomes input, comments, and suggestions. Since Council generally has to consider a large number of issues and concerns at any given time, the following protocol is observed:

Delegation Registration Form

Contact Information
Meeting Information

Appear as a Delegation

Be Engaged! Appear as a Delegation to Council or Committee


  • Delegations are individuals or groups that are requesting permission to appear before a Standing Committee or Council
  • In order to speak at a Standing Committee or Council meeting, individuals must first register as a delegation
  • Delegations are encouraged to bring their information to the appropriate Standing Committee to allow members to consider all information before making their recommendations to Council

2018-22 Boards & Committee Volunteer Application Form

Boards and Committees Volunteer Application Form 

Active Transportation & Age-Friendly Advisory Committees

By submitting this application form you are applying to volunteer on one of the Town of Lincoln’s boards or citizen committees.  The Town of Lincoln is committed to involving  our citizens in the decision-making processes and invites all interested citizens to submit an application.

Applicants will be contacted using the method indicated on the application form. We appreciate all applications, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Deadline for Active Transportation and Age-Friendly Advisory Committees - March 7, 2019

If you have any questions, you can contact Clerks at 905-563-2799 ext. 225.

Contact Information
Summary of Experience & Skills

Collection of Information

Personal information contained on this form is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25 and will be used for the purposes of administering your request for, and use of, Boards and Committees Application. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Town Clerk, 4800 South Service Rd., Beamsville, ON L0R 1B1, 905-563-2799 ext. 225.

2018-22 Committee & Board Recruitment

2018-22 Committee & Board Recruitment

Recruitment for the Town’s committees and boards is currently open.

Make a difference in your community by becoming a volunteer committee or board member. The Town greatly benefits from resident expertise and professionalism. Get involved and play an active role. You can make a difference.

The Town of Lincoln is currently recruiting for:

Council-Appointed Committees

Council-Appointed Boards & Committees

The Town of Lincoln relies on its citizens to volunteer their time and expertise by serving on various boards and committees. These boards and committees give input and recommendations on matters that affect the entire community, about a wide variety of subjects through discussions, presentations and recommendations. Some committees also organize and participate in community events. The Town encourages citizens who represent the diverse backgrounds of our community to participate on these committees.