Community Preservation Committee
THE NEXT MEETING DATE FOR CPC IS TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2023 WHICH WILL BE HELD AT THE TOWN HALL AT 6:30PM IN ROOM 315.
Paskamanasett Drinking Water Land Protection
- Sponsor: Dartmouth Public Works
- Proposal : Acquire 193 acres off Tucker Road for open space protection and to preserve water quality in proximity to Paskamansett River and Town wells.
- Requested : $250,000
Dartmouth Cultural Center Restoration and Renovation
- Sponsor : Dartmouth Cultural Center
- Proposal : Complete renovations and restorations to the Old Southworth Library that will provide handicap access and much needed building system upgrades and repairs.
- Requested: $260,000
For more details on these proposals, please see the full proposal submission on the CPC webpage.
The Community Preservation Committee studies the needs, possibilities and resources of the town regarding community preservation. This committee consults with existing boards, including the Conservation Commission, the Historical Commission, the Planning Board, the Park Board and the Housing Authority, or persons acting in those capacities or performing like duties, in conducting such studies. As part of its study, the committee shall hold one or more public informational hearings on the needs, possibilities and resources of the town regarding community preservation possibilities and resources, notice of which shall be posted publicly and published for each of two weeks preceding a hearing in a newspaper of general circulation in the city or town.
The Community Preservation Committee makes recommendations to the Select Board 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 this section. With respect to community housing, the community preservation committee shall recommend, wherever possible, the reuse of existing buildings or construction of new buildings on previously developed sites.
- Community Preservation Committee Grant Agreement (PDF)
- Community Preservation Committee Request for Proposals (PDF)
- CPC Request for Eligibility Consultation
- CPC Short Form Application (PDF)
- CPC Submission Guidelines revised 2023 (003)
- Paskamansett Bridge and Platform (PDF)
- Project Application (DOCX)
- Tax Compliance Certification (PDF)
- Town Clerk Histoic Records Preservation (PDF)
- Howard Baker-Smith, Chairperson
- Stuart MacGregor, Vice-Chair
- James Conlin, At-Large
- John V. Sousa, At-Large
Representatives from Town Boards
- Michael Mattos, Housing Authority
- Christina Sewall, Historical Commission
- Margaret Sweet, Planning Board
- Joseph Vieira, Park Board
- Kyle Ross, Conservation Commission