CPA Proposals & Projects

Webster & Cohen Conservation Areas

contacts:

projects:


Webster Woods

Off Hammond Pond Parkway, Chestnut Hill, MA Newton Centre, MA 02467; north of state Dept. of Conservation & Recreation Hammond Pond Reservation and abutting City Webster & Cohen Conservation Areas accessed from Warren & Elgin Streets, Newton Centre, MA 02467

small photo credit: Dan Brody, Newton Conservators (www.newtonconservators.org/websterphotos.htm)


Elgin Street Conservation Land

190 Elgin Street, Newton Centre, MA 02459

goals:

Acquire as an addition to the Cohen Conservation Area 30,514 adjacent square feet Newton Centre, and expand existing conservation restriction to include the entire property.

funding:

 $245,000 CPA funds appropriated (open space)
 $242,541  CPA funds spent (unspent balance returned)
 

Proposal Review & Appropriations

29 October 2002 - proposal

30 April 2002 - appraisal, commissioned by property owner

14 January 2003 - original conservation restriction & deed (site plan on final 2 pages)

3 February 2003 - revised proposal

11 February 2003 - independent appraisal, commissioned by CPC (long document, may load slowly)

13 May 2003 - site plans

7 April 2003 - CPC funding recommendation

7 April 2003 - Board order (appropriation)

Project News

22 December 2004 - final purchase & sale agreement, conservation restriction & deed (site plan on final page)

 

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