CPA Proposals & Projects

West Newton Common

Elm & Webster Streets, West Newton 02465

goals:

Drill an exploratory well, and if water is found, install an irrigation system at site that includes athletic field used by Newton North High School, Babe Ruth Baseball, and Newton Youth Soccer.

total funding:

$65,968 CPA funds appropriated (recreation)
$57,478 unspent funds returned
$8,490 CPA funds spent

contacts:

  • Commissioner
    City of Newton Parks & Recreation Department
    249 Dudley Street, Newton Centre, MA 02459
    bderubeis@ci.newton.ma.us 
    617.796.1500

Proposal Review & Appropriations

3 November 2003 - proposal

24 November 2003 - proposal supplemental information

30 March 2004 - city commitment to maintenance funding

31 March 2004 - CPC funding recommendation

17 May 2004 - Board order (appropriation)

Project News

June 2004 - project timeline

August 2005 - The exploratory well did not find water, so the bulk of the funding was returned unspent.

 

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