Officials are examining the possibility of offering some free trees as part of the annual city-sponsored street tree planting season.The presence of trees in a neighborhood, especially if they're older trees with a nice canopy, pays enormous dividends. They make the neighborhood far more attractive, they enhance property values and tax revenue, and they make businesses want to locate in that particular area -- all for a very small investment. Planting trees is a win-win for everyone involved.
City Planner Suzanne Cahill said Monday that a decision about whether to give away trees will likely be made by the city’s Tree Commission by the end of this week.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Free Trees for Kingston Residents?
This is a great idea: