The Massachusetts Community Preservation Act (CPA) provides local and state funds for affordable housing, historic resources, open space and recreation land. Click on any of this site's main links to learn more about the CPA and Newton's program.
(For a slide show of past Newton CPA projects by neighborhood, click here.)
Please note the unusual day of the week and location for this meeting. For the full agenda, including a map and parking directions for Angino Farm, click here. This agenda includes
Agenda requests and written materials for this pre-meeting packet are due by Monday, 20 June 2016. Please note that this meeting is also on a Wednesday rather than the Committee's usual Thursday.
For later meeting deadlines, use our Calendar link. Off-cycle full proposals are due 1 month prior to their requested public hearing dates -- significantly earlier than the regular deadlines.
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. For projects targeting the fall 2016 funding round, which had orientation meeting and pre-proposal deadlines in February and March 2016,
Projects aiming at funding rounds after 2016 are strongly encouraged to request an orientation meeting and submit a pre-proposal well ahead of the deadlines for their target round. The CPC has more time for thoughtful discussion of early pre-proposals, which can also help the Committee consider reserving current funds for future use.
For a full-size PDF version of this slide show, click here.
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 in or to a PDF file no longer works, please ask staff for assistance in finding the document you need.