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. Click the following link to read the current plan update.
Projects for consideration at the 2022 Annual Town Meeting should observe the following schedule: Pre-application period opens September 1, 2021 and forms are due by 5:00 pm on Friday, October 8, 2021. Submittal of a pre-application is a mandatory first step in the application process.
Upon notification that a proposed project is eligible, Full Project Applications for CPA Funding are due by 5:00 pm on Friday, November 19, 2021.
Use the links below to access applications and other important documents. For more information about CPA -- including a comprehensive database of CPA-funded projects throughout the Commonwealth -- please refer to the Community Preservation Coalitions website at: www.communitypreservation.org.