Town Talk - What's Happening In Oakville?
By Jenny Kotulak, Broker - Oakville Ontario Real Estate
(RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc., Brokerage)
I just learned that the Town of Oakville offers a Memorial Tree Program that allows you to buy or adopt a tree to honour the life of a lost loved one, or just to dedicate to a friend or family member. We all know that trees can provide a lasting tribute for someone special and they also enhance our natural environment. Oakville has a list of parks and cemetery locations where the trees can be planted or adopted. A cast bronze plaque will be set in concrete and placed at the base of the tree plus a certificate of acknowledgement will be issued. The cost of the tree is $2100. plus tax which includes the purchase, planting and a five year maintenance contract. A further five year contract costs $500. The trees are planted each spring and the application deadline for spring 2011 mem...