Residents can also participate in an online survey about funding priorities.
Want to weigh in on how projects receive Community Preservation Act funding? Now's your chance. The Community Preservation Committee is currently seeking public comment on its draft funding guidelines for projects that receive Community Preservation Act money. Adopted in Newton in 2001, Community Preservation Act (CPA) provides money for historic projects, affordable housing, recreation and open space. The Newton Community Preservation Committee then decides what projects receive funding, a decision that is ultimately approved by the Newton Board of Aldermen. Some past CPA projects in Newton include work on Angino Farm, the Durant-Kenrick Homestead, Gath Pool, the Newton Corner Library, Newton Centre Playground, Warren House and many …
The Newton Community Preservation Program recently celebrated the 10th birthday of the Newton Community Preservation Act.
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Saturday, November 26, 2011
The following is a press release from the Newton Community Preservation Program: The Newton Community Preservation Committee held the first of five birthday parties for the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Community Preservation Act in Newton on November 15, at Newton North High School. The Act provides state & local funds for affordable housing, historic resources, open space & recreation land. Following a presentation about the Act, with an emphasis on Newton Corner, Nonantum, & Newtonville (Wards 1 & 2), there was a discussion of future funding priorities. Finally, we enjoyed cider and birthday cake while looking at the interactive maps exhibit. For details of past projects, see Reports and Proposal & Projects pages at …