Mayor's Office - Frequently Asked Questions

How do I invite the Mayor to an event/function?

If you would like to invite Mayor Jackson to attend an upcoming event, please submit your request in writing and outline the occasion, date, time, location and expectations of the Mayor's role at the event.  This information can be sent in one of the following ways:
                
                a) By mail to:
                    Mayor Heather Jackson
                    City of St. Thomas
                    P.O. Box 520 City Hall
                    545 Talbot Street
                    St. Thomas, ON
                    N5P 3V7

                b) By fax to: 519-631-9970

                c) By email to: hwelsh@stthomas.ca

                d) Fill out the online request form 


How do I receive a certificate from the Mayor?

If you would like to request a certificate from the Mayor to recognize a special milestone, please call 519-631-1680 ext. 4196 or complete the online request form.  Generally, certificates are issued for birthdays of 75 years or more and anniversaries of 25 years or more.  However, other special requests will be considered.


How do I receive a City pin?

As a collector's item, souvenir or memento, city pins have become increasingly popular among residents and tourists alike.  The St. Thomas lapel pin features our new logo with an embossed picture of City Hall with the words St. Thomas, Ontario in gold.

These pins are currently available without purchase at the Office of the Mayor who is authorized to distribute up to an amount of 50 pins as passed by Council resolution.  Over and above this amount, a written request must be submitted to the City Clerk's office for Council approval.

Please submit your request to:
Office of the City Clerk - City of St. Thomas
P.O. Box 520, 545 Talbot Street
St. Thomas, ON   N5P 3V7

Fax: 519-633-9019

Your request will be placed on a Council agenda for approval at the next Council meeting.  If approved you will be contacted by the Office of the City Clerk and we will set aside the number of pins you have requested.

In your request please be sure to indicate the amount you require, a return address and telephone number where you can be contacted as well as the reason for your request.

It is advised to submit your request well in advance of when you will require the pins to ensure that the amount you have specified is in stock.


How do I request a Proclamation and/or Flag Raising?

To request a Proclamation and/or Flag Raising a written request must be submitted to the City Clerk's office for approval.  Requests (original letters) must be submitted to the City Clerk's Department by noon on the Tuesday proceeding a Council meeting.

Please submit your request to:
Office of the City Clerk - City of St. Thomas
P.O. Box 520, 545 Talbot Street
St. Thomas, ON   N5P 3V7
Fax: 519-633-9019

Your request will be placed on a Council agenda for approval at the next Council meeting.  If approved you will be contacted by the City Clerk's office.

In your request please be sure to indicate the date and time of your flag raising and whether or not you would like the Mayor or designate to attend.  Also be sure to include a return address and telephone number where you can be contacted.  All requests must have a signature.

It is advised to submit your request early.


How do I arrange a tour of City Hall?

Tour of City Hall for groups of five or more can be arranged by calling Heather Welsh at: 519-631-1680 ext. 4196 or emailing Heather Welsh.


Can I make an appointment with the Mayor?

Yes, call Heather Welsh at: 519-631-1680 ext. 4196 or email.