If you are interested in finding out what the City of Pittsfield will be doing with its Community Preservation Act funding, you will want to attend tonight's public hearing. The meeting is being held remotely, via the zoom meeting platform, but you can also watch it on PCTV.

The focus of tonight's Community Preservation Committee public hearing, according to a press release from the office of Pittsfield Mayor Linda Tyer, will be the use of the CPA money and the city’s priorities in relation to the Community Preservation Plan.

The public hearing gets underway at 6:00 PM tonight. City Planner CJ Hoss tells the Berkshire News Network that the meeting can be accessed via Zoom, using this link:

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85299678424

The public can also watch the meeting on PCTV.

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The committee has also announced that the project eligibility application process for a new year of CPA funds is open through Nov. 5th. The committee will be providing an overview of previous allocations of CPA funds and welcomes public participation to understand community priorities as it begins a new year of soliciting potential projects for funding.

A link to the Community Preservation Plan and eligibility application can be found through the Community Preservation Committee page located through the city’s website, www.cityofpittsfield.org. A shortcut to the page is also listed under “Hot Topics” on the home page of the city website.

Here is the agenda for tonight's Community Preservation Committee Meeting:

  1. Call To Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Minutes
  4. Public Hearing
  5. Overview of Past Projects
  6. Consideration of Eligibility Application/Amendment to Past Approval - Berkshire County Historical Society
  7. Next Steps
  8. Adjournment

The Community Preservation Committee meeting is scheduled to run until 8:00 PM.

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