The Massachusetts Community Preservation Act (CPA) provides local and state funds for affordable housing, historic resources, open space and recreation land. To learn more about the CPA and Newton's program, click on any of the links above or at left or click here to sign up for email updates.
Click here to share your ideas about how Newton should use its CPA funds! Most of this survey's 8 questions are multiple-choice.
At its meeting on 11 June 2019, the CPC agreed to consider a full proposal for Riverside Greenway design funding, when and if the project's state funding is confirmed.
Agenda requests and written materials for this meeting are due by Friday, 21 June 2019.
The CPC meeting in August has been tentatively moved to August 13, with a pre-meeting deadline of July 26. Both dates and the meeting's location must still be confirmed.
Dates & deadlines for other CPC meetings in 2019 are available from our Calendar link.
Slide Show of Current Newton CPA Proposals & Projects
(For a slide show of Newton's completed CPA projects, click here).
The required first steps in the funding process are an in-person orientation meeting with staff and discussion of a short pre-proposal with the CPC at one of its regular public meetings.
Sponsors are strongly encouraged to request orientation meetings and submit pre-proposals as early as possible. The CPC has more time for thoughtful discussion of early pre-proposals, which also help the Committee consider reserving current funds for future use.
Most files on this website are in PDF format. Download the free software needed to read these files by clicking on this link: http://www.adobe.com/products/reader/. If an apparent hyperlink within or to a PDF file no longer works, please ask staff for assistance in finding the document you need.