Information for Meeting of Community Preservation Committee
Thursday March 12, 2020 6 PM EDT

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Town:Shutesbury, MA 
Board:Community Preservation Committee
Time:Thursday March 12, 2020 6 PM EDT
Location:Town Hall
1 Cooleyville Rd. Shutesbury, MA 01072
6:00 Regular meeting with Doug Slaughter  (Finance Director of ARPS)


The Shutesbury Community Preservation Committee will hold a public hearing, as per the Community Preservation Act, in the Shutesbury Town Hall meeting room. This annual information hearing will allow public input on the needs, possibilities, and resources of the Town regarding community preservation possibilities and resources. One project requesting FY2021 Community Preservation funds will be reviewed and discussed: Open Space/Recreation funds for schematic design and engineering for the Amherst Pelham Regional School track and field project. The public hearing will take place in Shutesbury Town Hall, 1 Cooleyville Road. For special accommodation, contact Rebecca Torres, Town Administrator at (413) 259-1214. Event is fragrance free.
Scheduled By:Susie Mosher
Posted At:Feb 21, 2020 12:52 PM EST
Last Modified:Feb 25, 2020 3:58 PM EST
Minutes:Minutes are not on record with the Town Clerk's office
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