Mayor's Commendations

Mayor’s Commendation Awards are given annually to those who have volunteered their time and effort to make significant contributions to the community. 

Nominations are accepted in spring. The Mayor personally honors each recipient in a surprise event. 

The nomination form appears below the categories during the open nomination period.

Award Categories

  • Mayor’s Service Club Commendation: Awarded to an organization that has made outstanding contributions to the community at large.
  • Mayor’s Individual Service Commendation: Awarded to an individual for outstanding and exceptional volunteer service to the community at large.
  • Mayor’s Outstanding Senior Commendation: Awarded to a senior citizen for outstanding volunteer service within the community.
  • Mayor’s Youth Commendation: Awarded to a young person who has demonstrated a commitment to improving the quality of life in the community.
  • Mayor’s Commendation for Service to Youth: Awarded to an individual or organization making a positive impact on the lives of Edina youth.
  • Mayor’s Community Involvement Commendation: Awarded to a City employee for outstanding volunteer service to the community above and beyond his or her position with the City.

Mayor's Commendation Nomination Form

  1. Nominations

    Anyone can nominate an individual or group in one of six categories that range from youth to seniors. An award is also given to a City employee for going above and beyond in their position.

  2. Nomination Deadline

    4:30 p.m. April 14, 2023

  3. Winners Honored

    Starting May 2023

  4. Nominate a Person or Organization

    Please list your information as the nominator

  5. Please select the category of Commendation for your nomination*
  6. Please share letters, news clippings, photos or other documentation that may help with the award selection.

  7. Public Data Advisory*

    Some of the information you submit on this form is considered public record and would be released upon request.

  8. What Happens Next?

    When you click the Submit button, your nomination will be submitted for review.

    For data security purposes, you will not receive a receipt or email confirmation. Instead, you will be returned to the  top of the Mayor's Commendations webpage. If you see the top of this webpage after clicking Submit, your submission was successful.

    If we have questions, we will contact you via the phone or email you provided on this form.

    Thank you for making a nomination. 

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