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                      Canton Community Preservation Committee
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CPA Project Applications are due by November 17, 2014

We look forward to working with the Town’s boards, commissions, private citizens and businesses to identify projects that will preserve and enhance our Town’s quality of life. 

To qualify for CPA (Community Preservation Act)  funding, a project must meet the legal requirements for one or more of the following project categories:

   Historical Preservation
Open Space
Community Housing

Is our project eligible?


Schedule for Applicants

Projects for consideration at the 2015 Town Meeting, should observe the following schedule:

 Pre-application period opens July 1, 2014 and forms are due by October 1, 2014

Full project applications are due by November 17, 2014

The committee invites the community to submit feedback at the Public Hearing in September.


 Canton’s CPA Projects

Project Name


Project Sponsor


High School Tennis Courts Restoration


School Committee


Veteran’s Housing - Electrical Box Replacement for 13 units



Canton Housing Authority


Veteran’s Housing - Smoke Detector Upgrade for 26 units


Canton Housing Authority


Canton Corner Cemetery Gravestone Restoration, Phase 1


Historical Commission and DPW


1840 Friendship Quilt by Canton women


Historical Society


Civil War Soldier Statue Restoration at Memorial Hall


Veteran’s Agent


 For project information contact Beth Fiore, CCPC Administrator at (339) 502-5729.


Community Preservation Committee Members:

CCPC members are selected by their respective Board or Commission, and appointed by the Board of Selectmen, as provided by Canton's by-law

Lisa Lopez, Chair, Community Representative
Kathy Fox Alfano, Vice-Chair, Board of Selectmen Designee
George Comeau, Secretary, Historical Commission Representative
Deb Sundin, Treasurer, Conservation Commission Representative
Larry Bogue, Recreation Commission Representative
Jeremy Comeau, Planning Board Representative
Bob Golledge, School Committee Representative
John McSweeney, Housing Authority Representative
Bob Panico, Capital Planning Committee Representative

Current Agenda

Community Preservation Plan   

2014 Approved Plan

After adopting the Community Preservation Act, each community must develop a Community Preservation Plan to facilitate implementation of the Act, according to Section 5 (b)1 of CPA. The Community Preservation Committee must hold a public hearing and update the plan every year.


For more information visit , as well as view the following instructions and guidance on Canton’s specific process for application funding

Forms / Information:

Application Process                                  Community Preservation Guidelines

Pre-Application Form                              Application for CPA Funding                               


         On-Line Community Preservation Survey

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