Community Preservation Committee (CPC)

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  • Lisa Sulda, Chair
  • Khalil Kaba, Vice Chair
  • Kenneth Antonucci, Treasurer
  • Inna Babitskaya
  • Frank Molis
  • Cameron Layne
  • Monique Ching
  • Rachael Running

Staff Administrator

Roberta Cameron, email


The Community Preservation Act (Massachusetts General Laws chapter 44b, or "CPA") allows local communities to adopt a surcharge on property taxes and receive state matching funds for affordable housing, historic resources, open space and recreation land. The citizens of Malden adopted the CPA in November 2015, with a 1% local surcharge.

CPA funds may be spent on capital projects pertaining to Historic Preservation, Affordable Housing, and Open Space/Outdoor Recreation. A minimum of 10% of funds each year must be spent or reserved for each of the three program areas, and the remaining funds may be spent in any of these eligible activities. (Up to 5% may be spent on administration.) 

The funds are managed by the Community Preservation Committee (CPC), created under a City of Malden Ordinance. The CPC has the responsibility to undertake an analysis of community needs and to conduct application process to determine how the funds will be used. All CPA expenditures must first be recommended by the CPC and then approved by City Council.

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Find Prior Year Applications at CPA Funding Applications.

Meeting Packets

Find Current Meeting Packets at CPC Meeting Packets.

Additional Links

Malden Community Preservation Ordinance

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Community Preservation Coalition