Latest CPA News


Westhampton to vote on CPA in November
8/31/2012
CPA on November Ballot in Canton
8/28/2012
Somerville to Vote on CPA this November
8/21/2012
Gradual Improvement in Trust Fund Collections
8/6/2012
After suffering declines in revenue last year, the Massachusetts Community Preservation Trust Fund has made a slight comeback during the past six months, confirmed by a 15% increase in collections for June and July.
Which historic projects qualify for CPA funding? Examining the procedures you must follow for historic appropriations
8/1/2012
CPA funds can be used for the acquisition, preservation, rehabilitation, and restoration of historic resources. But, what exactly are historic resources within the meaning given by the CPA statute?
Submissions For The Fourth Annual Kuehn Community Preservation Awards Is Now Open!
7/20/2012
The Community Preservation Coalition is pleased to announce The Fourth Annual Kuehn Community Preservation Awards, taking place on October 6, 2015, at the Massachusetts State House’s Great Hall.
CPA Legislation Signed by Governor Patrick
7/9/2012
Chapter 139, sections 69-83 of the Acts of 2012: An Act to Sustain Community Preservation
7/9/2012
An Act to Sustain Community Preservation
Conservation Restrictions 101: The Rules on Conservation Restrictions on CPA Acquired Land
7/1/2012
A Conservation Restriction (CR) is a legal agreement that prevents development and other activities on important natural and recreational resources like drinking water supplies, agricultural lands, wildlife habitat, and hiking trails. Although not as common, a CR can also be placed on active recreational land such as recreational fields and parks.
CPA Legislation Reaches Governor's Desk
6/29/2012
Fall River to Vote on CPA this November
6/13/2012
Beverly City Council Approves CPA for November Ballot
6/5/2012
Senate Passes CPA Legislation
5/24/2012
Senate Considers CPA Legislation
5/23/2012
Somerset and Warwick vote on CPA
5/22/2012