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To provide a consistent approach to the wording that is to appear on plaques to recognize the official opening or reopening of significant assets within the Town of Oakville.
This procedure applies to all plaques installed by the town to commemorate the official opening or reopening of a significant town asset.
Plaques to commemorate the opening or reopening of a new municipal asset will contain the following information:
Plaques to recognize a funding partnership for a new town asset will also contain the following information:
Plaques will be affixed to an object, building, sign or pavement.
In the case of the re-opening of a town asset, original building plaques shall be preserved and displayed where possible.
Plaque: a flat tablet of metal, stone or other appropriate material that includes text and/or images, which commemorate an official opening or an event relevant to its location.
Town asset: for the purpose of this procedure, may include buildings/facilities, parks, trails, sports fields, roads, bridges are all types of town assets.
Approval of all recognition plaques for town assets, in consultation with the Mayor.
Administration and maintenance of this procedure and related policy.
Ensuring recognition plaques comply with the town’s Corporate Identity Standards.
Funding of plaques and official opening ceremonies as part of the project budget.
Procedure Number: MS-SPR-001-007
Parent Policy: MS-SPR-001
Section: Municipal Services
Sub-Section: Special Requests
Author: Strategy, Policy and Communications
Effective Date: 2018 Jan 22
Review by Date: 2023
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