Community Preservation Committee

The Community Preservation Act Committee is a nine-member Town committee established by the Town Bylaw at the 2005 May Annual Town Meeting.

The purpose of the Committee is to consider projects and make recommendations to Town Meeting for appropriations which preserve open space, provide affordable housing or historic preservation.

The Committee meets the first Thursday of each month, and meetings are open to the public.

Appointments to the Committee have been made by the Board of Selectmen as follows: (1) member of the Conservation Commission, (1) member of the Historical Commission, (1) member of the Planning Board, (1) member of the Board of Selectmen acting as Park Commissioner, (1) member of the Mashpee Housing Authority, and (4) At-Large Members for a term of one-year.

Committee Members


Andrew Gottlieb

Chairman/Selectman/Parks Commissioner

Dawn Thayer


Bryan Hyde


Chad Smith

Conservation Commission Representative

Richard Halpern

Housing Authority Representative

Mary E. Waygan

Planning Board Representative

Edward H. Larkin

Member At-Large

David Harsch

Member At-Large

Member At-Large