Commendation Requests


Commendations are provided as a courtesy by Supervisor Barger and are intended to recognize individuals, community organizations, or businesses for their exceptional contributions to the people of Los Angeles County.

In order to be considered, your request must meet the following criteria:

  • The honoree(s) is an individual, organization, or business that resides in the 5th District
  • The commendation recognizes a milestone or an occasion of extraordinary significance
  • The honoree(s) has made a meaningful impact or contribution to the people of Los Angeles County
  • No prior commendation has been provided to the individual or organization for the same work or event within the last year
  • Commendations may not be requested for yourself
  • Optional for county retirements: if requesting “whereas” verbiage, please attach the language to this form at the time of submission

To request a commendation, please complete and submit the attached form below. All requests must be submitted at least four (4) weeks prior to the date needed.

The Supervisor’s office reserves the right to decline any commendation request and may rescind a request if false or misleading information was provided in the application.

All requests will be reviewed and responded to in a timely fashion.

Given the high volume of requests, the Supervisor’s office may not be able to accommodate your request even if the criteria outlined above are met.

Requester's Information

Organization Address(Required)

Honoree Information

Honoree Home Address/Organization Address(Required)
Do they live in the 5th District?(Required)
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    Event Information

    Presentation Request*
    *Please note that we try to accommodate all requests for staff presentations. However, given the volume of requests received, we may not be able to attend your event.
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    Event Time(Required)
    Event Address

    Method of Delivery

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    I understand that if I do not pick up my commendation within 10 days of notification, the scroll will be mailed to the requester’s address.(Required)
    I understand that due to the high volume of requests, Supervisor Barger's office may not be able to accommodate my request, even if all outlined criteria are met.(Required)
    I certify that the information contained in this request is accurate and complete.(Required)

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