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Community Preservation Committee
Contact TypeContact Information
Contact:
Chair
Address:
59 Main Street
Hatfield, MA 01038
Phone:
413-247-0147
MEETINGS:
Last Wednesday of month at 6:00PM at Memorial Town Hall
 
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Members
Name
Title
Term Expiration
Bob Wagner
Chair, Planning Board Member
 
Amy Hahn
Historical Commission Member
 
Russell Powell
Agricultural Advisory Commission Member
 
Michael Bartlett
Secretary, At-Large Member
 
Peter Cocks
Vice-Chair, Open Space Commission Member
 
Michael McGrath
Housing Authority Member
 
Ronald Sassi
Conservation Commission Member
 
Open
Recreation Committee Member
 
John Wilkes
Treasurer, At-Large Member
 
9262011_70920_0.jpgNovember, 2016:  NEWS!!  Hatfield received $93,239 from the Commonwealth's Community Preservation Trust Fund, a 67.5% state match of local CPA receipts.  The average match across the state was only 29.9%.  There were only 10 communities with larger percentage matches than Hatfield.  


The Community Preservation Committee was established by State statute after Hatfield adopted the Community Preservation Act in 2006. The committee manages the application process for projects and activities eligible for CPA funding.  Proposed projects may be submitted for consideration in the areas of Historic Preservation, Open Space Preservation, Community Housing and/or Recreation.

The committee reviews all applications for CPA funding and recommends projects for consideration by Town Meeting.  All allocations of CPA funds for projects must be approved by Town Meeting.  Applications for CPA funding may be
submitted to the committee for consideration at anytime throughout the year.  However, all applications for projects to be considered at May Annual Town Meeting must be submitted by December 1st of the prior year.

Since 2008, the town has collected $2.1 million in funds for CPA projects with $997,064 coming from the Commonwealth's Community Preservation Trust Fund -- a 92% state match of all funds raised locally.  To date, 23 projects have been approved for CPA funding by town voters, allocating $1,530,591 for the preservation of historic buildings and features in town, protecting valuable farmland and forest land in our drinking water supply area, and providing recreational opportunities from hiking trails to basketball courts. 



 

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