There are Resolutions of Appreciation and Resolutions of Respect. Both are approved by City Council during a City Council meeting. A Resolution of Appreciation is reserved for special recognition of outstanding contributions by an organization or an individual. A Resolution of Respect is presented to the family of a deceased prominent citizen, council member, or staff member.
This is presented to organizations in observance of a certain day, week, or month, such as "Child Abuse Prevention Month", "American Education Week", or "Black History Month". They are presented to non-profit organizations in connection with national, statewide or local observances or in connection with a significant milestone