Community Preservation Committee

Completed Projects

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Congratulations to Al and Beth McKee for being nominated to receive a Fred & Rosalie Oakley Award for their work on the Longmeadow Cemetery project from the Association for Gravestone Studies. 

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 
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The Community Preservation Committee (CPC) is a town board made up of 9 members. Of these members, 4 are at-large members and 5 members are representatives appointed from town boards (Planning Board, Conservation Commission, Housing Authority, Park and Recreation Commission and Historical Commission). Currently the CPC is short 2 at-large member.

  • Steve Weiss, Chairperson (Historical Commission)
  • Arlene Miller, Vice Chairperson
  • Ron Manseau, (Housing Authority)
  • John Bresnahan (At-Large)
  • Linda Glenn (At-Large)
  • Donald Holland (Planning Board)
  • Jeff Rintoul (Parks and Recreation)
  • Marisa O’Brien, Administrator
  • Currently Open (Conservation Commission)
  • Currently Open (At-Large)
  • Currently Open (At-Large)

About the Committee

The Community Preservation Act (CPA), M.G.L. Chapter 44B, which is enabling legislation allowing cities and towns in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to adopt a property tax surcharge, was adopted by the Legislature and signed into law by Governor Cellucci in September 2000. The CPA allows any city or town in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to adopt a property tax surcharge of up to 3%, the revenues from which are matched by State funds. The citizens of Longmeadow voted to adopt the CPA in June of 2006 at a property tax surcharge rate of 1%.

The Community Preservation Committee is responsible for making recommendations for how CPA funds should be spent in the four CPA program areas: Community Housing, Historic Preservation, Open Space and Recreation. The committee welcomes comments and suggestions, and encourages people to attend its meetings and speak during the Public Comment Period.

For additional information regarding the Community Preservation
Coalition you can click here.  For additional project information done in Longmeadow you can click here.

You may contact the Community Preservation Committee via email.

Related Documents

  1. FY2018 Applications
  2. FY2017 Applications
  3. FY2016 Applications
  4. FY2015 Grants