Community Preservation Committee Meeting

Event Date: 
Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 6:00pm



Harwich Community Preservation Committee Agenda Regular CPC Meeting 6:00 PM
Thursday, May 14, 2020


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Community Preservation Committee - Thursday, May 14th @ 6:00pm

Thu, May 14, 2020 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (EDT)

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Pursuant to Governor Baker’s March 12, 2020 Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §18, and the Governor’s March 15, 2020 Order imposing strict limitation on the number of people that may gather in one place, this meeting of the Town of Harwich Community Preservation Committee on May 14, 2020 at 6:00 PM will be conducted via remote participation to the greatest extent possible. Specific information and the general guidelines for remote participation by members of the public and/or parties with a right and/orrequirement to attend this meeting can be found on the Town of Harwich website, at For this meeting, members of the public who wish to watch the meeting may do so in the following manner on Channel 18 or by watching the simulcast at:

NO IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE OF MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC WILL BE PERMITTED, but every effort will be made to ensure that the public can adequately access the proceedings in real time, via technological means. In the event that we are unable to do so, despite best efforts, we will post on the Town of Harwich’s website an audio or video recording, transcript, or other comprehensive record of proceedings as soon as possible after the meeting.

Call to Order

Roll Call

Introduce & Welcome Guests. Public Comment

Approval of Minutes: CPC Meeting February 4, 2020 and CPC Meeting February 18, 2020 Deferment: Approval of Executive Session Minutes February 4, 2020

New Business:
a) Review Project Managers’ written reports on CPC projects with open balances

1)  Brooks Free Library, Rogers Groups Statues Restoration, 2015 Article #31, Brooks Free Library Director Virginia Hewitt

2)  Bikeways Committee, Depot St. North Crossing Lights, 2019 Article #40, Harwich Bikeways Committee Paul Gazaille



3)  Recreation & Youth Services, Brooks Park Expansion, Phase 4, 2017 Article #29; Veteran’s Memorial Field Fitness Stations, 2017 Article #30; Brooks Park Expansion, Phase 5, 2018 Article #54; Whitehouse Field Improvements, 2019 Article #44; Sand Pond Restroom Replacement, 2019 Article #43; Replace 11 Lifeguard Stands, 2019 Article #40, Harwich Recreation Department Director Eric Beebe

4)  Cape Housing Institute, 2019 Article #40, CDP Chief Program Officer Ann Robinson

5)  Habitat for Humanity Cape Cod, Murry Lane, 2018 Article #53, Chris Duren, CPC Liaison, Habitat

for Humanity CC

6)  Brooks Academy Museum, Phase 1 Study, 2014 Article #65; Assessment & Restoration of

Foundation, 2019 Article #41, Brooks Academy Museum Commission Chair David Spitz

7)  Albro House Ramp Access, Poarch and Door Replacements, 2016 Article #30; Harwich Town

Planner Charleen Greenhalgh

8)  Hinckley’s Pond Remediation & Public Access, 2018 Article #57, Harwich Natural Resources

Director Heinz Proft

No written reports:

9)  Conservation Commission, Red River Beach Shoreline Stabilization Project, 2019 Article #45,

Harwich Conservation Agent Amy Usowski

10)  Housing Trust and Part-time Housing Coordinator, 2018 Article #58 and 2019 Article #42,

Chairperson Don Howell

11)  Records Storage Facility at the Harwich Community Center, 2018 Article #52, Interim Town

Administrator Joseph Powers

5. Old Business:
a) Discussion: Drafted Warrant Articles for Town Meeting

6. Other:
a) Conflict of Interest Law for Municipal Employees

Next meeting’s Agenda points

Roll Call Adjournment

Authorized Posting Officer: Jan Moore, Board Secretary

Posted By: Clerk Date: May 6, 2020

* Per the Attorney General’s 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.” If you are deaf or hard of hearing or a person with a disability who requires an accommodation, contact the Selectmen’s Office at 508-430-7513. In accordance with state law, this legal notice will also be available electronically at ‘’. The Town of Harwich is not responsible for any errors in the electronic posting of this legal notice.