Key to the City

Key to the City

The “Key to the City” is a symbolic gesture of appreciation and welcome to a person or entity. Receiving a Key is one of the City’s highest honors and can be awarded to individuals with significant accomplishments in professional or amateur sports, the entertainment industry, military service, public service, humanitarian efforts and residents reaching the age of 100 years old. All nominations will be presented to the City Council in July for consideration. Recipients will be awarded a Key during the 6th annual Multicultural Festival on August 26, 2017.

Nominations WILL BE ACCEPTED Through June 30, 2017

Form available below, or download the form and turn it in at City Hall
8401 Laguna Palms Way, Elk Grove, CA 95758

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The “Key to the City” is a symbolic gesture of appreciation and welcome to a person or entity.  Because it is one of the City of Elk Grove’s highest honors, the Key will only be presented in a manner that is consistent with the City’s vision, mission and goals.

The Mayor, or his/her designee, may present a “Key to the City” of Elk Grove to honor:

  • An Elk Grove resident or entity with significant accomplishments in one or more of the following categories:
    • Professional or amateur sports
    • The entertainment industry
    • Military service
    • Public service
    • Humanitarian efforts
  • An Elk Grove resident reaching the age of 100 years
  • A person who performed an act of heroism while in the City limits
  • A dignitary or celebrity visiting the City of Elk Grove

Requests for a Key to be presented in recognition of circumstances other than those listed above will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  All requests for a “Key to the City” should be submitted through the City Manager’s Office for consideration.  For more information contact the City Manager's Office at (916) 627-3469.

Elk Grove Key to the City Application

Submit your nomination by downloading printable form, or submit using online Nomination Form below:

Key to the City
Elk Grove Key to the City Online Nomination Form
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Please explain why you have chosen to nominate this individual.  To help the Review Committee with a recommendation to City Council, you may want to include examples of accomplishments, giving back to the community, etc.; include any information that you feel would help with the recommendation process. 
Contact information for nominee
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