RAMINGHAM – The Framingham Conservation Commission has selected member Thomas Liveston, Jr. to serve on the soon-to-be created Community Preservation Committee.
Liveston holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering Technology and is currently working as a Project Engineer performing safety inspections.. He lives on Edgell Road in District 3.
The Framingham Planning Board has selected District 1 resident Joseph Norton to serve on the Committee. Norton is a former Zoning Board of Appeals alternate member.
In November of 2020, voters said yes to the Community Preservation Act (CPA) 19,078 votes to 11,414.
Residential and commercial property owners will pay about a 1 percent surcharge on their property tax bill, starting fiscal year 2021 on July 1, 2021.
The Framingham Community Preservation Committee would be comprised of nine members, including a member member of the Planning Board, Conservation Commission, Parks and Recreation Commission, Historic Commission and Framingham Housing Authority.
The remaining four members would be appointed by the City Council. All must be Framingham residents. The deadline to apply has passed. the Council is now reviewing applications.
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