Community Preservation Committee Meeting

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Event Date: 
January 4, 2018 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm



Harwich Community Preservation Committee

Meeting Agenda

Donn B. Griffin Room – Harwich Town Hall, 732 Main St, Harwich, MA 02645


Thursday, January 4, 2018



  1. Call to Order



  1. Introduce & Welcome Guests.  Public Comment 



  1. Approval of Minutes:  Meeting of the December 14, 2017



  1. New Business:
  1. Yarmouth Housing Trust presentation



  1. Committee discussion on the presented sixteen 2017/2018 CPA Application submissions:


H-2  Preservation and Digitization of the Harwich Oracle Newspaper

Brooks Free Library/Library Director Virginia Hewitt, Applicant

Jennifer Pickett, Reference Librarian, BFL, Project Manager.  Request $10,340


H-3  Historic Preservation of Brooks Free Library Exterior

Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees, Applicant

Virginia Hewitt, Library Director; Mary Warde, Chair, Board of Trustees 

Sean Libby, Town Facilities Manager, Project Manager.  Request $300,000


OS-11 Cornelius Pond Woodlands Project

Town of Harwich Real Estate and Open Space Committee, Applicant

Harwich Conservation Trust, Mike Lach, Executive Director, Project Manager.  Request $200,000


H-6  Mount Pleasant Cemetery Gravestone Conservation

Harwich Cemetery Department, Applicant

Robbin Kelley, Harwich Cemetery Department Administrator, Project Manager.  Request $47,000


R-14  Brooks Park Improvement Phase 5 – Lighting

Harwich Recreation & Youth Department and Commission, Applicant

Eric Beebe, Harwich Recreation Director, Project Manager.  Request $333,500




CH-7  Cape Housing Institute

Community Development Partnership, Applicant

Ann Robinson, CDP Chief Program Officer, Project Manager. Request $10,000


CH-8  Buy-Down Program

Harwich Housing Authority, Applicant

John Stewart, Harwich Housing Authority Executive Director, Project Manager.  Request $400,000


CH-9  93-97 Main Street/Route 28 Habitat for Humanity Community Housing

Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod, Inc., Applicant

Vicki Goldsmith, HFH of Cape Cod Executive Director, Project Manager.  Request $300,000


CH-10  Harwich Affordable Housing Trust Fund / Part Time Housing Coordinator

Town of Harwich, Chris Clark, Harwich Town Administrator, Applicant

Aly Sabatino, Harwich Town Planner, Project Manager.  Request $500,000




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H-1  Albro House – Building Conditions Assessment & Evaluation

Town of Harwich, Administration, Applicant

Charleen Greenhalgh, Harwich Assistant Town Administrator, Project Manager.  Request $2,500


H-4  Preservation and Archiving of Public Records Storage at Harwich Community Center

Harwich Community Center, Applicant

Carolyn Carey, Harwich Community Center Director, and Sean Libby, Project Manager.  Request $62,027


H-5  Records Management - Town Hall

Anita Doucette, Harwich Town Clerk, Applicant

Project Manager not listed.  Request $40,000


REC-16  Pleasant Lake Avenue Crossing Lights

Harwich Bikeways Committee, Shanna Nealy, Committee Member, Applicant

Robert Cafarelli, PE, Project Manager. Request $27,000


OS-12  Preservation of the Eldredge Conservation Lands

Christopher Clark, Harwich Town Administrator, Applicant

Project Manager not listed.  Request $369,000




REC-13  Saquatucket Harbor Landside Pedestrian Accessibility

Town of Harwich Harbormaster Department, Applicant

John Rendon, Harwich Harbormaster, Project Manager.  Request $250,000


REC-15  Hinckley’s Pond Restoration and Public Access Area Rt.124

Heinz Proft, Town of Harwich Natural Resources Director, Applicant

Heinz Proft, Town of Harwich Natural Resources Director, Project Manager.  Request $650,000



  1. Old Business


  1. Other


  1. Next meeting’s Agenda points


  1. Adjournment




THURSDAY, January 11 @ 6 PM – Harwich Town Hall, Donn B. Griffin Room

THURSDAY, February 8 @ 6 PM – Harwich Town Hall, Donn B. Griffin Room



Authorized Posting Officer:                                                    Posted By: Clerk

Jan Moore                                                                   Date: December 28, 2017


* Per the Attorney Generals Office: The committee may hold an open session for topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting following New Business. 

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Griffin Meeting Room, Harwich Town Hall