Community Preservation Act Committee

Chapter 2.122  of Cambridge Municipal Code, by authority of M.G.L. c. 44B, sec. 5 (Community Preservation Act - "CPA")

Evaluate community preservation needs of the city and make recommendations regarding expenditures from the Community Preservation Fund, consistent with the CPA.

9 members (To include City Manager's designee as Chair, Conservation Commission member, Historic Commission member, Planning Board member, Affordable Housing Trust member and Cambridge Housing Authority member).

5 years

The Committee generally meets in the spring (May/June) to consider proposals for the upcoming fiscal year and then meets in the fall (Sept./Oct) to make recommendations to the City Council. 

City Manager’s Office, 617-349-4300

Committee Members: 

Lisa C. Peterson, Chair
Bill Bibbins
Gerald Clark
Louis DePasquale
Kevin Foster
Ellen Shachter
Susan Schlesinger
Albe Simenas

FY14 CPA Adopted Allocations 9-16-13

Visiting City Hall

Cambridge City Hall

795 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge MA, 02139
Ph: 617-349-4000
TTY: 617-349-4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

City Department Directory

Richard C. Rossi
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager