Information for Meeting of Community Preservation Committee
Thursday October 21, 2021 6 PM EDT

Town:Pelham, MA 
Board:Community Preservation Committee
Time:Thursday October 21, 2021 6 PM EDT
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Pelham Community Preservation Committee
Public Meeting Agenda
Thursday October 21, 2021 6:00-7:30 PM

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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, §20, and the Governor’s March 15, 2020 Order imposing strict limitations on the number of people that may gather in one place, this meeting of the Town of Pelham Conservation Commission will be conducted via remote participation. Specific information and the general guidelines for remote participation by members of the public and/or parties with a right and/or requirement to attend this meeting can be found on the Town of Pelham website.  For this meeting, members of the public who wish to listen to the meeting may do so by calling the number below or log in to a video version by clicking the link below.  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’s website an audio recording, transcript, or other comprehensive record of proceedings as soon as possible after the meeting.

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Public Meeting
Approve the minutes of September 23, 2021

HCDI Request for $250k for the Amethyst Brook Apartments Project: Strategy for presentation of warrant article at Fall Town Meeting. 
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Housing Committee members lead Town Meeting discussion
Brief overview of the project, including application for state support and projected start dates for construction
Explain what the $250k could be spent on

Financial Data for Pelham’s CPA funds:
After town meeting approval of $250k, the undesignated fund balance will be $134,732
CPA Financial Projections:  
Estimated yearly revenues: $153k
Local surcharge: $79k
State match: $74k
Estimated additions to undesignated fund balance (70% of $153k) = $107k
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CPC warrant article for October 23: 
“Article for Fall Town Meeting 2021: To see if the town will vote to appropriate from available Community Preservation funds the amount of $250,000 in support of Amethyst Brook Apartments, the Home City Development, Inc. affordable rental housing project at 20-22 Amherst Road or take any other action thereto.
This text was removed: The 2020 fall town meeting approved a non-binding resolution to support an appropriation up to $500,000 for this project. This warrant article is to appropriate half of that amount to allow Home City Development, Inc. to proceed with securing funding for the project and to begin construction. The Community Preservation Act funds will come from the following accounts:  $49,498 - Community Housing balance;  $40,200 - Budgeted  Reserve for 2021; $160,302 - Undesignated Fund Balance
The CPA Bootcamp: Barbara and Cyd attended. Sharing what they learned and what new work the Pelham CPC should do based upon what they learned.

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Topic: Pelham CPC October Meeting
Time: Oct 21, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 861 3305 5398
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Scheduled By:Richard Tom Fanning
Posted At:Oct 16, 2021 9:47 AM EDT
Last Modified:Nov 19, 2021 11:38 AM EST
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Minutes and Associated Documents

CPA Minutes Sept. 23,2021.pdf  (download) 35 Kb Oct 16, 2021 9:50 AM EDT
Copy of PELHAM CPC MINUTES Oct 21,2021.docx  (download) 8 Kb Nov 19, 2021 11:38 AM EST

Meeting Revision History

Oct 19, 2021 9:28 AM EDTAgenda Details...