Citizen of the Month

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To shine a spotlight on remarkable individuals and/or businesses in the community who reflect the essence of what it means to live, work, and give back to Montebello. Their commitment to collaboration, compassion, and community reminds us that we all have unique opportunities to positively influence the world around us.
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  • Must be a resident, business, volunteer, or employee of a Montebello business
  • Age 14 years or older (high-school age and above)
  • Demonstrates outstanding service that has benefited the City of Montebello or its residents
  • Demonstrate that a significant amount of time and personal resources has been invested for the benefit of the community
  • Demonstrates a positive impact, influence or outcome on the lives of others in and around Montebello

Nomination & Submission
Applicants may nominate themselves or another individual. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and reviewed every month. Nominees may carry over and be considered the following month if no or few nominations are received.  In the event no nominations are received, no awardee will be named for that month.  All nominations must contain sufficient details in order to be considered.  The City reserves the right to reject nomination forms due to lack of information or may request additional details from the nominating party for committee consideration.
Nomination Form
Forms may be submitted to the Public Affairs Team:
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Mail | Public Affairs, 1600 W. Beverly Blvd., Montebello, CA 90640
Please see below for deadline and award dates:

Month of Recognition

Nomination Deadline


February 2022

January 31, 2022

February 23, 2022

March 2022

February 25, 2022

March 9, 2022

April 2022

March 25, 2022

April 13, 2022

May 2022

April 22, 2022

May 11, 2022

June 2022

May 20, 2022

June 8, 2022

July 2022

June 24, 2022

July 13, 2022

August 2022

July 22, 2022

August 10, 2022

September 2022

August 26, 2022

September 14, 2022

October 2022

September 23, 2022

October 12, 2022

November 2022

October 28, 2022

November 9, 2022

December 2022





Selection Process

Recipients of the award are determined by a selection committee:

  • Beverly Hospital Foundation
  • Montebello Chamber of Commerce
  • The Shops at Montebello
  • Montebello Rotary Club
  • Montebello Recreation & Community Services Department
  • Montebello Police Department
  • Montebello Public Affairs Department

This committee will meet the last Monday of each month to review all nominations received for that month.  The City reserves the right to confirm the accuracy of the information in all nominations received.

An awardee will be chosen based on a majority vote (4 or more) of the review committee.


Winner Recognition

Winners will be notified via email and phone and formally acknowledged with a citation, brief public ceremony and an Honor Package (virtual while COVID-19 restrictions remain in effect) at the first City Council meeting of the following month. (Example: February winner awarded first council meeting in March). 


The City would like to thank and acknowledge the generosity of our review committee partners for the commitment of their time and donations to the Honor Package awarded to each and every Citizen of the Month.  Montebello’s Citizen of the Month program is a true community effort and investment in enhancing citizenship, building pride and highlighting positivity across Montebello.

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Please contact the Public Affairs Department if you have any questions.

Phone | 323-887-1200 ext 605

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