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 Role
Ana Devlin Gauthier 2021 Conservation Commission
Sarah Marshall, Vice Chair 2021 LSSE Commission
Andrew MacDougall 2021 Planning Board
Sarah Eisinger 2023 At Large
Robin Fordham 2021 Historical Commission
Sam MacLeod 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