Community Preservation Act Committee

CPA

Next Meetings

Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 6pm, https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/94738198353

Committee Charge

Type: Standing
Authority: Town Meeting, April 25, 2001, Article 9
Appointing Authority: Town Council, other commissions
Voting Members:
Nine (9): one (1) member of the conservation commission; one (1) member of the historical commission; one (1) member of the planning board; one (1) member of the LSSE commission; one (1) member of the Housing Authority; four (4) citizens at-large
Term of Appointment: Three (3) years
Staff Support: Comptroller

Membership

Member Term Expires Designation
Ana Devlin Gauthier
2021
Conservation Commission
Sarah Marshall, Chair
2021
LSSE Commission
Andrew MacDougall
2021
Planning Board
Sarah Eisinger
2023
At Large
Robin Fordham
2021
Historical Commission
Sam MacLeod, Vice Chair
2022
At Large
Diana Stein
2021
At Large
David Williams
2022
Housing Authority
Katie Allen Zobel
2023
At Large

Overview

Studies the needs, possibilities and resources of the Town regarding community preservation; makes recommendations to the Town Council annually for the acquisition, creation and preservation of open space, for the acquisition and preservation of historic resources, for the acquisition, creation and preservation of land for recreational use, for the creation, preservation and support of community housing and for rehabilitation or restoration of such open space, historic resources, land for recreational use and community housing that is acquired or created as provided in the Community Preservation Act.

Community Preservation Act Plan - December 2017