Community Preservation Act

Council Approves Demolition
The City Council's Committee on Appointments and Briefings unanimously voted to approve the partial demolition of the Coffin-Howland House at Hazelwood Park after a public hearing Monday evening.
City Moving Ahead on CPA
With the support of the voters, the City of New Bedford is moving ahead with the Community Preservation Act. The act places a 1.5% surcharge on property tax bills, excluding the first assessed $100,000.
Mayor Jon Mitchell says the improvement projects that receive CPA funding cannot rely on just thos…
New Bedford Approves CPA
New Bedford voters have approved the Community Preservation Act in the city.
The CPA was listed as Question Five on city ballots, with voters approving it by a 54% to 45% margin. That translates into a 1,400 vote difference.
The Community Preservation Act will enable a 1...
WHALE Pledges To Increase Preservation Efforts
The Waterfront Historic Area League or WHALE is pledging to increase preservation efforts in the city of New Bedford, beyond the downtown historic district. 
The strategic plan was announced Wednesday night during the organizations Annual Meeting at the Waypoint Event Center. 
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