Future Open Space Preservation Committee (FOSP), Town of Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Jurisdiction Name: Cape Elizabeth
State/Province: ME
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality
Population: 9,230
Population Range: 2,500 to 19,999
Policy Links: WebPDF
Policy type: program
Year: 2012
GFC Topic: community food production
Keywords: Environmental Protection, Land trust, advisory committee, evaluation, open space, policy, preservation, zoning
Adopting Government Department(s):

Cape Elizabeth Town Council

Lead Implementing Entity(s): The Future Open Space Preservation Committee
Support Entity(s):


Funding Amount: n/a
Funding Sources: Cape Elizabeth Town Council
Policy Outcome(s):

FOSP will have ten members and is formed with the objective of assessing the costs and benefits of development versus preservation of undeveloped land. FOSP will involve and coordinate with the Cape Farm Alliance (CFA) and the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust (CELT). There are 10 specific goals for the committee created by this policy, some of which are supervision of a telephone survey, cost benefit analysis, tool and process development for evaluating and acquiring open space opportunities, a public workshop focused on open space protection and sustainable farming and proactive acquisition identification.

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1