Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program Action Grant Projects

Find descriptions of all action grant projects awarded, as well as summary slide decks and detailed deliverables for completed projects below.

Table of Contents

Acton

Adams

  • Adams - Assessment and Conceptual Design for Adaptation and Resiliency (FY18)

Agawam

Amesbury

Amherst

  • Amherst - Amherst Climate Action, Adaptation and Resilience Plan (FY20) 

Arlington

Athol

  • Athol & North Quabbin Community Coalition - Lord Pond Plaza Improvement Project (FY21)

Auburn

  • Auburn - Develop Protection Measures for Vulnerable Drinking Water Supply Areas and Evaluate Green Bridge Design (FY20)
  • Auburn - Leesville Pond Water Quality Protection and Community-Wide Resiliency Improvements (FY21) 

Belchertown

Beverly

  • Beverly and Salem - Climate Action and Resilience Plan (FY20)

Bolton

  • Bolton - Apple Country Ecological Climate Resiliency and Carbon Planning and Assessment Project (FY21) 

Boston

Boxford

  • Boxford, Topsfield, & Ipswich - Increasing Regional Flood Resiliency Through Re-Designing Culverts in The Howlett Brook Watershed (FY20)  

Braintree

  • Braintree - Armstrong Dam and Ames Pond Dam Removal Final Design and Permitting (FY19) 

Brockton

Brookline

Cambridge

Canton

Carver

Charlton

Chelmsford

  • Chelmsford - Dunshire Drive Culvert Replacement & Deep Brook Stream Restoration: Phase I (FY20)  

Chelsea

Concord

Dedham

Deerfield

Devens

Duxbury

  • Duxbury - Duxbury Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Plan (FY19)

Easthampton

  • Easthampton - Green Infrastructure Planning and Resiliency Design for Cherry Street (FY21)

East Longmeadow

Edgartown

  • Edgartown - Edgartown Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Plan (FY19) 

Erving

  • Erving - Wheelock Culvert Repair Replacement and Data Redundancy (FY20)

Essex

Falmouth

  • Falmouth - Coonamessett River Restoration Project: Construction of Phase 2 (FY19)
  • Falmouth - Coastal Resiliency Planning for the Surf Drive Area

Fall River

  • Fall River - Water Supply Risk & Resilience Assessment and Distribution System Hydraulic Model Update (FY20) 
  • Fall River - Regional Interconnection Evaluation (FY21) 

Fitchburg

Framingham

  • Framingham - Walnut Street Neighborhood Flood Mitigation & City Stormwater Utility Feasibility Studies (FY20) 

Gloucester

  • Gloucester - Watershed and Water Supply Vulnerability, Risk Assessment and Management Strategy​ (FY18)

Gosnold

  • Gosnold - Cuttyhunk Land Conservation Project (FY20)  

Harvard

Haverhill

  • Haverhill - Little River Dam Removal Feasibility Study (FY21)

Holden

  • Holden - Water-Sewer Infrastructure Green Emergency Power Study ​(FY18)

Holyoke

  • Holyoke - The City of Holyoke's Response to Climate Change Displacement (FY18)
  • Holyoke - Impervious Surface Mapping for Resiliency Planning and Implementation (FY20)

Hull

Ipswich

  • Ipswich - Ipswich River Sewer Interceptor and Siphon Risk Mitigation and Resiliency Improvements Design (FY20)  

Lawrence

  • Lawrence - Flood Study and DPW Yard Adaptation Plan (FY21)

Leominster

Lexington

Lowell

Lynn

Malden

Manchester-by-the-Sea

Mattapoisett

Medford

Melrose

  • Melrose - City Hall Parking Lot Green Infrastructure Project (FY20)  

Mendon

Millbury

  • Millbury - Armory Village Green Infrastructure Project - Phase II (FY21)
  • Millbury - Armory Village Green Infrastructure Project (FY19)

Monson

  • Monson - Energy Resilience for Town Hall-EOC-Police HQ Facility (FY20)

Montague

  • Montague - City Road Flooding Protection Project- Design and Permitting (FY18)

Monterey

Nahant

  • Nahant - Increasing the Resiliency of Short Beach on Nahant to Sea Level Rise: Access Point Restoration and Modification Plan (FY20)  

Nantucket

  • Nantucket - Resilient Nantucket: Designed for Adaptation (FY20)

Natick

New Bedford

  • New Bedford and Fairhaven - New Bedford Harbor MC-FRM Evaluation and Resilience Design Guideline Development (FY20)
  • New Bedford - Comprehensive Climate Adaptation and Resilience Action Plan and Interactive Community Dashboard​ (FY18)

Newbury

  • Newbury & Newburyport - Plum Island: Exploring the Fiscal and Economic Implications of Sea Level Rise (FY20)
  • Newbury - Controlling Flood and Addressing Future Climate Impacts Through the Replacement of the Orchard Street Culvert (FY20)
  • Newbury - Assessing Storm Energy Reduction by the Vegetated Salt Marsh Platform (FY18)

Newburyport

  • Newburyport - Resilient Critical Infrastructure: Adapting a Wastewater Treatment Facility, Underground Electric Lines and Public Rail Trail to Future Sea Level Rise and Storm Surge (FY21)
  • Newburyport - Resilient Critical Infrastructure: Adapting a Wastewater Treatment Facility, Underground Electric Lines, and Public Rail Trail to Future Sea Level Rise and Storm Surge Part 1 (FY20)
  • Newburyport - Wastewater Treatment Plant Climate Resilience​ (FY18)

Northampton

  • Northampton - Restoring the Pine Grove Golf Course for Climate Resiliency (FY20)
  • Northampton - Nature-Based Flood Protection to Reduce Vulnerabilities​ (FY18)
  • Northampton - Protecting Downtown: Northampton's Flood Control Levees (FY19)

Oak Bluffs

  • Oak Bluffs, Aquinnah, Chilmark, Edgartown, Tisbury & West Tisbury - Development of an Island-wide Specific Adaptation Strategy (FY20)
  • Oak Bluffs - ​ North Bluff Preservation Project (FY19)

Palmer

Peabody

Pelham

Pittsfield

  • Pittsfield - Mill Street Dam Removal Project (FY20)  

Plainfield

  • Plainfield - Plainfield Culvert Assessment (FY20)

Plympton

  • Plympton - Building a Municipal Resilience Portfolio: Assessment of Critical Land in the Winnetuxet Corridor in Plympton (FY21) 

Provincetown

  • Provincetown - Permit Level Design of the Ryder Street Outfall Relocation and Drainage Improvements (FY21) 

Quincy

  • Quincy - Coastal Flood Mitigation Storm Drainage Improvements - Phase I: Engineering & Public Outreach (FY20)  

Rehoboth

  • Rehoboth - Culvert and Green Infrastructure Concept Design and Dam Resiliency Assessment (FY19)

Revere

Salem

  • Salem - Ocean Ave. West Pump Station Flood Mitigation (FY20) 
  • Salem - Green Infrastructure for Stormwater Management in City Projects (FY19)
  • Salem - Sanitary Sewer Trunk Line Relocation Assessment​ (FY18)

Salisbury

Sandwich

Scituate

  • Scituate & Cohasset - Mapping Storm Tide Pathways in Scituate and Cohasset: Assessing Coastal Vulnerability to Storms and Sea Level Rise (FY19)
  • Scituate - Comprehensive Wastewater Treatment Resilience Feasibility Study ​(FY18)

Sheffield

  • Sheffield - Rural Dirt Road Resilience (FY20) 

Shirley

  • Shirley - Microgrid Feasibility (FY20) 

Somerville

South Hadley

  • South Hadley - Climate Resilient South Hadley (FY21) 

Southwick

Spencer

Springfield

  • Springfield - People-focused Resilient Redesign and Retrofits for community/civic Infrastructure and critical facilities in Springfield MA (improving communication/building trust and advancing Microgrids) (FY21)
  • Springfield - Community Resilience through Urban Forestry (FY19) 

Swansea

Uxbridge

  • Uxbridge - Integrated Water Infrastructure Vulnerability Assessment and Climate Resiliency Plan (FY19)  

Walpole

Waltham

Wareham

  • Wareham - Climate Change Flood Vulnerability Assessment-Adaptation Planning​ (FY18)

Weston

Westport

Weymouth

Winthrop

Woburn

  • Woburn - Shaker Glen Extension Restoration and Flood Mitigation (FY20)
  • Woburn - Horn Pond Brook Improved Fisheries Habitat and Flood Control (FY19)

Worcester

  • Worcester - Worcester Senior Center Parking Lot - Nature-Based Solutions (FY20) 

Wrentham

Yarmouth

  • Yarmouth - Yarmouth Clean Energy Resiliency for Regional Septic Processing & Transfer Station (FY20)  
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