Newton Community Preservation Committee News

Public Hearing: (Time will be set aside for public comments.)
Myrtle Village (12 & 18-30 Curve Street, West Newton)
affordable housing proposal, CPA funds requested: $938,063
The CPC will hold a working session and possible funding vote on this proposal after the public hearing. The full text of the proposal is online under “Pending Proposals” from our “Proposals & Projects” at A printed copy of the proposal will be available at the Planning
Dept. counter (City Hall, basement level) by Tuesday, February 14th.

Public Meeting: (The public is welcome to attend, but these items are not part of the public hearing.)
– updates on fy12 available funds and budget
– proposed fy13 program budget
– evaluation & planning for 10th anniversary events

Open Houses: Come tell us how you’d allocate $20 million over the next 5 years.
27 March – Waban, Newton Upper Falls, & Newton Highlands (Ward 5)
22 May – Newton Centre, Thompsonville, & Chestnut Hill (Wards 6 & 7)
3 October – South Side, including Oak Hill & Oak Hill Park (Ward 8)
Survey: Take our 8-question survey (4 questions are multiple-choice):

Next Funding Deadline: Newton’s Community Preservation Committee requires submission and discussion of a pre-proposal before it will accept a full funding proposal for any project. The pre-proposal deadline for the next annual funding round is July 1. But the sooner you submit your pre-proposal, the better for your project.