Thank you for making a nomination for induction into Celebration Plaza. A member of the City's Museum staff may be contacting you for further information. If you have any questions, please call 480-782-2877.
Below is additional information on the selection process.
CELEBRATION PLAZA SELECTION PROCESS:
On an annual basis, the Museum Advisory Board will solicit nominations from the public of individuals or groups for recognition in Celebration Plaza.
- Nominations can be submitted on the official form (paper or online form) or the requested information can be provided on a one-page letter (typed preferred) and submitted to the Cultural Affairs staff.
- Cultural Affairs staff will advertise the nomination period and collect nominations between February 1 and April 30 each year (2017 nomination deadline extended to June 30, 2017)
- There is no nomination fee. The City of Chandler will assume all costs for the creation and installation of the recognition plaque in Celebration Plaza.
- A subcommittee comprising two members of the Museum Advisory Board and one member of the Parks and Recreation Board will be responsible for evaluating the nominations and making a subsequent recommendation to the Museum Advisory Board.
- The Board shall approve or disapprove, all or in part, the recommendation(s) made by the subcommittee.
- Up to two individuals or groups will be honored each year.
- The Board shall forward its recommendation(s) to the City Council, which may accept the names all or in part, or return the recommendations to the Board for further review.
- The final decision will belong to the City Council.
- Each nominee or his/her representative will be contacted and asked to submit a pre-determined amount of text for the 12" by 12" plaque.
- Only text will be included on the plaque, no symbols or images are allowed.
- The Cultural Affairs staff will have final approval for the text inscribed on each plaque.
- Plaques are placed at Celebration plaza and a special ceremony held for inductees.
- Nominations do not carry over to subsequent years. Nominees who are not selected for induction to Celebration Plaza can be re-nominated each year.
If you have questions about the nomination criteria or the recognition process, call (480)782-2877.