Latest CPA News


CPA enhances state regionalization goals
1/17/2014
Even though CPA is adopted and implemented on the local level by individual municipalities, its project don't always have to stay within town lines.
Marblehead CPA Campaign Gains Widespread Support
1/15/2014
Supporters of CPA in Marblehead have continued to pass a number of hurdles over the past few months. Most recently, the campaign earned the support of the town's Rec and Parks Commission.
Stow Community Preservation Committee Seeks CPA Administrator
1/12/2014
Kuehn Award Recipients to be honored at 2014 State House CPA Celebration
12/6/2013
The Coalition is pleased to announce that the following individuals have been selected to receive Kuehn Community Preservation Awards at the 3rd Annual ceremony this January.
Arlington Land Trust to discuss CPA at Annual Meeting on 1/27
12/4/2013
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Significantly Higher CPA Trust Fund Distribution Announced
11/14/2013
Today the DOR released the State Trust Fund's distribution representing a 52.23% match for round one.
Save the Date: The 3rd Annual Kuehn Community Preservation Awards
11/13/2013
The Community Preservation Coalition is pleased to announce The Third Annual Kuehn Community Preservation Awards, taking place on January 14, 2014 at the Massachusetts State House’s Great Hall.
CPA Community Seeks Administrative Staff
11/12/2013
The Town of Canton is looking to hire a CPA Administrator to support their community's implementation of the Community Preservation Act.
State surplus finalized: CPA to receive $25 million
11/5/2013
Today marks the an important landmark in our six-year legislative effort to secure additional funding for the statewide CPA Trust Fund.
One Step Closer to $25 Million
10/16/2013
The Massachusetts House of Representatives took action today on a bill to close the books on FY13, and there was good news for CPA.
Ludlow to Vote on CPA next Spring
10/7/2013
In a recent 42-20 Town Meeting vote, Ludlow approved adoption of CPA with a 1% surcharge. Voters will be asked to approve the adoption at the ballot on March 24, 2014.
In First Year after CPA Amendments, Recreation Category Gets a Significant Boost
10/1/2013
The books on fiscal year 2013 have officially closed and the new CPA numbers are in. The latest CPA project statistics reveal significant strides in the recreation category, which was greatly strengthened by recent amendments to CPA in July 2012.
The CPA Trust Fund: Understanding Annual Interest and Expenses
9/30/2013
As the state trust fund's balances grows throughout the year, how much interest is accrued? How many expenses are subtracted?
Boston Discusses CPA as Mayoral Election Approaches
9/20/2013
A new survey, conducted by the Boston Preservation Alliance, demonstrates that most candidates running to be Boston’s next mayor are proponents of the Community Preservation Act.
Gov. Patrick signs Budget Allocating $25 Million Surplus for CPA
7/12/2013
The additional $25 million in funding for the statewide CPA Trust Fund cleared another important hurdle today with the release of the final version of the state's FY14 budget.