Community Preservation Act Committee

CPA

upcoming

Thursday, August 25, 2022: Summer information session

Thursday, September 1, 2022: FY24 round of applications opens

Friday, September 30, 2022: FY24 round of applications closes

Thursday, November 10, 2022 (tentative) – First regular meeting

Committee Charge

Type: Standing
Authority: Town Meeting, April 25, 2001, Article 9
Appointing Authority: Town Council, other commissions
Voting Members:
Nine (9): one (1) member of the conservation commission; one (1) member of the historical commission; one (1) member of the planning board; one (1) member of the LSSE commission; one (1) member of the Housing Authority; four (4) citizens at-large
Term of Appointment: Three (3) years
Staff Support: Comptroller

Membership

Member
Appointed
Term Expires
Designation
Sarah Eisinger
2018
2023
At-Large
Andrew MacDougall
2020
2022
Planning Board
Sam MacLeod, Vice Chair
2019
2022
At-Large
Sarah Marshall, Chair
2019
2022
Recreation Commission
Timothy Neale
2021
2024
At-Large
Hetty Startup
2021
2022
Historical Commission Rep
David Williams
2019
2022
Housing Authority
Katie Allen Zobel
2020
2023
At-Large
Vacancy (1)    
Conservation Comm Rep

Overview

Studies the needs, possibilities and resources of the Town regarding community preservation; makes recommendations to the Town Council annually for the acquisition, creation and preservation of open space, for the acquisition and preservation of historic resources, for the acquisition, creation and preservation of land for recreational use, for the creation, preservation and support of community housing and for rehabilitation or restoration of such open space, historic resources, land for recreational use and community housing that is acquired or created as provided in the Community Preservation Act.

Community Preservation Act Plan - May 2021