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Order of Abbotsford


About the Order of Abbotsford

The Order of Abbotsford Award represents the highest form of recognition the City can extend to its residents. The Order of Abbotsford Award is bestowed an individual who has given a particularly high level of long-term service and contribution to the City; and have brought distinction to themselves and the City by outstanding achievements in a variety of areas, including, but not limited to: culture, public or community service, the environment, heritage conservation, and sports.

Nominations can be made by any individual, group or organization by December 31st each year; and are considered annually at a Special (closed) meeting, and require the unanimous vote of Council.  Nominations for acts of bravery are not eligible for Order of Abbotsford Award.The Civic Recognition Advisory Committee evaluates nominations and makes recommendations to Council.   Council evaluates and selects awards recipients in camera from the list of nominations evaluated and recommended by the Civic Recognition Advisory Committee.

Annually recipients of an Order of Abbotsford Award will be recognized during the City’s Canada Day Celebrations and during the Presentations section of the Regular Meeting of Council, or at another event which has been organized for this purpose.

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Nomination Form

To nominate a person for the Order of Abbotsford complete the on-line application below, or download a copy of the nomination form and submit it to:

Order of Abbotsford
Attention: City Clerk’s Office
City of Abbotsford
32315 South Fraser Way
V2T 1W7 

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IS YOUR NOMINEE ELIGIBLE?
Any resident of Abbotsford, or former resident, who has demonstrated a particularly high level of contribution or length of service to the City of Abbotsford is eligible.
Please check all applicable:
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The Nominee is a current resident (or former long-term resident) of Abbotsford.
The Nominee has demonstrated outstanding achievement, excellence or distinction in any field, including but not limited to: public or community service, community leadership, philanthropy, research, labour, industry, business, community project(s), volunt
The Nominee is living at the time of the nomination.
The Nominee is considered a role model.
The Nominee has provided high level or exceptional service.
The Nominee has provided a significant length of service.
The Nominee has made a significant improvement to the life or culture of people in the City.
The Nominee has made a positive impact on the lives of people in the City.
The Nominee is not an elected federal, provincial or municipal representative.
The Nominee is not the same person at the Nominator.
The Nominee has not received an award from the City in the past year.
The nomination is not for a group or organization.
The nomination is not for an act of bravery.
Nominee
Salutation
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First Name
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Last Name
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Title
Company/Organization (if applicable)
Address (line 1)
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Address (line 2)
City
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Province
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Postal Code
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Phone Number
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Cell Number
 
Email Address
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Is the nominee a current resident of Abbotsford
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YesNo
If no, please provide the dates when the nominee did reside in Abbotsford (i.e. 1986 - 1999)
Area of Endeavour/Field (select all that apply)
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Public or Community ServiceCommunity Leadership Business
PhilanthropyResearch
LabourIndustry
BusinessCommunity Project(s)
Volunteer ServiceEnvironment
Heritage ConservationAcademia
SportsArts
CultureOther
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