Efficiency and Regionalization grant recipients

Find out more about the recipients of the Efficiency and Regionalization grants.

FY22 Grant Recipients (announced 03/24/22)

Regionalization/Shared Services

  • Regional Police (Buckland, Shelburne) - $200,000
  • Regional Police (Russell, Montgomery) - $200,000
  • Regional Fire Training (Norwood, Bellingham, Canton, Millis, Norfolk, Sharon, Stoughton, Walpole, Westwood, Wrentham) - $200,000
  • Regional Wastewater Management (Sandwich, Barnstable, Bourne, Falmouth, Mashpee) - $200,000
  • Regional Police (Leyden, Bernardston) - $187,000
  • Regional Animal Control (Uxbridge, Blackstone, Douglas, Hopedale, Mendon, Millville) - $130,707
  • Shared Human Resources (Adams, North Adams, Williamstown) - $100,000
  • Regional Economic Development (Pioneer Valley Planning Council – Blandford, Brimfield, Chester, Chesterfield, Cummington, Goshen, Granby, Granville, Hadley, Hampden, Hatfield, Holland, Huntington, Middlefield, Montgomery, Pelham, Plainfield, Russell, Southampton, Tolland, Wales, Westhampton, Williamsburg, Worthington) - $95,000
  • Regional Sustainability Coordinator (Westford, Carlisle) - $94,902
  • Shared Town Administrator (Berkshire Regional Planning Council, Savoy) – $70,280
  • Regional Police (Becket, Otis) - $46,852
  • Regional EMS (Northfield) - $40,000
  • Regional Police (Dalton, Hinsdale) - $25,000

FY21 Grant Recipients (Announced 6/4/21)

 

Regionalization/Shared Services

  • Shared DPW Equipment (Berlin, Clinton) - $178,000
  • Regional Net Zero Plan (Chelsea, Revere, Winthrop) - $160,000
  • Shared Police (Leverett, Wendell) - $133,275
  • Regional IT (Danvers, Essex, Hamilton, Manchester-By-The-Sea, Middleton, Topsfield, Wenham) - $100,000
  • Regional Climate Resiliency (SRPEDD – Acushnet, Attleboro, Berkley, Carver, Dartmouth, Dighton, Fairhaven, Fall River, Freetown, Lakeville, Mansfield, Marion, Mattapoisett, Middleborough, New Bedford, North Attleborough, Norton, Plainville, Raynham, Rehoboth, Rochester, Seekonk, Somerset, Swansea, Taunton, Wareham) - $78,725
  • Regional Human Resources (Great Barrington, Monterey, New Marlborough, Sheffield, West Stockbridge) - $75,000
  • Regional Planning Services (Mendon, Millville, Uxbridge) - $75,000

Schools

  • Explore forming a Regional School District (Boxford, Middleton, Topsfield) - $100,000
  • Regional Full-Day Pre-K (Manchester-Essex RSD) - $98,200

FY19 Grant Recipients (Announced 5/30/19)

 

Regionalization/Shared Services

  • Regional Animal Control (Monson, Palmer, Ware, Warren) - $133,000
  • Regional Medical Direction (Canton, Foxborough, Mansfield, Medfield, Millis, Norfolk, Norwood, Sharon, Walpole, Westwood, Wrentham) - $85,896
  • Regional Transportation for Senior Citizens (Essex, Gloucester, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Rockport) - $84,557
  • Regional Accounting Services (Franklin Regional Council of Governments – Ashfield, Bernardston, Buckland, Charlemont, Colrain, Conway, Deerfield, Erving, Gill, Greenfield, Hawley, Heath, Leverett, Leyden, Monroe, Montague, New Salem, Northfield, Orange, Rowe, Shelburne, Shutesbury, Sunderland, Warwick, Wendell, Whately) - $44,100
  • Regional Emergency Responders Online Mapping Portal (Martha’s Vineyard Commission – Aquinnah, Chilmark, Edgartown, Gosnold, Oak Bluffs, Tisbury, West Tisbury) - $35,000
  • Shared Human Resources (Nahant, Swampscott) - $70,200

Town/School Consolidation

  • Millis Financial Management - $45,500

FY18 Grant Recipients (announced 01/12/18)

 

Regionalization / Shared Services

  • Mosquito Control District (Deerfield, Bernardston, Conway, East Longmeadow, Hadley, Montague, Northampton, Palmer, Shelburne, Southampton, South Hadley) - $150,000
  • Pioneer Valley Planning Commission Regional IT (Blandford, Chester, Cummington, Huntington, Montgomery, and the Gateway RSD) - $150,000
  • Shared Fire/EMS (Halifax, Plympton) - $132,300
  • Regional IT (Danvers, Essex, Hamilton, Wenham) - $100,000
  • Regional Animal Control (Palmer, Monson, Ware, Warren) - $67,000
  • Regional Public Health Nurse (Avon, Holbrook, Randolph) - $46,000
  • Metropolitan Area Planning Council Regional Opioid Programming (Chelsea, Medford, Winthrop) - $36,500
  • Regional Treasury/Collections (Berkley, Cheshire, Chester, Conway, Egremont, Hawley, Heath, Middlefield, Oakham, Royalston, Tyringham, Washington, Windsor) - $22,109

Regional Economic Development

  • Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission Regional Economic Development Director (Barre, Hardwick, Hubbardston, New Braintree, Oakham) - $95,000
  • Regional Economic Development (Dedham, Norwood, Westwood) - $50,000
  • Merrimack Valley Planning Commission Regional Economic Development (Amesbury, Andover, Boxford, Georgetown, Groveland, Lawrence, Merrimac, Methuen, Newbury, Newburyport, North Andover, Rowley, Salisbury, West Newbury) - $50,000
  • Rural Economic Development Planning (Chester, Blandford, Huntington, Middlefield, Montgomery, and Russell) - $42,339

Regional Wastewater

  • Cohasset, Hull, Scituate - $200,000
  • Barnstable, Dennis, Harwich, Yarmouth - $150,000
  • Bourne, Falmouth, Mashpee, Sandwich (with Joint Base Cape Cod) - $140,000

Regional Transportation

  • Metropolitan Area Planning Council (Beverly, Danvers, Marblehead, Peabody, Salem, Swampscott) - $125,300
  • Martha’s Vineyard Commission Regional Transportation Planner (Aquinnah, Chilmark, Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Tisbury,  West Tisbury) - $100,000
  • Bedford, Burlington, Lexington - $85,000

Schools

  • Regional School District Consolidation / Collaboration (Gill-Montague RSD, Franklin Co. Tech, Pioneer Valley RSD) - $109,998
  • Add Member to Old Colony Regional VocTech (Freetown schools) - $30,000
  • Exploration of Regionalization (Amherst and Pelham schools) - $21,500

Efficiencies

  • Gardner Combined Dispatch - $82,952
  • Williamsburg Police Records/Reporting - $10,350

FY17 Round One Grant Recipients

 

Regionalization and Shared Services

  • Regional Animal Shelter / Animal Control (North Adams, Adams, Williamstown) - $200,000
  • Establish a SPED Collaborative for Northern Berkshire County Districts (North Adams Public Schools, Northern Berkshire School Union, Adams Cheshire Regional School District, Williamstown Public Schools, Lanesboro Public Schools, Mount Greylock Regional School District, Northern Berkshire Regional VocTech) - $148,099
  • MAPC Public Health Collaborative (Chelsea, Revere, Winthrop) - $50,150
  • Regionalize vocational educational services between Medford Public Schools and Everett Public Schools - $45,000
  • MVPC Housing Production Plans (Amesbury, Andover, Georgetown, Groveland, Haverhill, Lawrence, Methuen, Newbury, North Andover, Rowley, Salisbury, West Newbury) - $50,000
  • Shared Conservation Agent (Easthampton and Southampton) - $48,300
  • Establish the Pioneer Valley Mosquito Control District (Deerfield, Greenfield, East Longmeadow Montague, Palmer, South Hadley, Southampton) - $35,310
  • Shared Planning Services (Millville and Uxbridge) - $30,000
  • Shared Highway Services (Phillipston and Royalston) - $12,500
  • Regional Dispatch (Dunstable and Groton) - $9,990

Municipal and School Efficiencies

  • Chicopee City/Schools HR and Facilities Management Integration - $60,000
  • Explore Hull Joining South Shore Regional VocTech - $22,700

Environmental

  • Regional Wastewater Management with Joint Base Cape Cod (JBCC) (Falmouth, Bourne, Mashpee, Sandwich) - $135,000
  • FRCOG Planning for Climate Resilient Communities in the Deerfield River Watershed (Ashfield, Bernardston, Buckland, Charlemont, Colrain, Conway, Deerfield, Greenfield, Hawley, Heath, Leyden, Monroe, Rowe, Shelburne) - $131,280
  • PVPC Regional Approach to Wastewater and Stormwater Management for Connecticut River Communities (Agawam, Chicopee, Granby, Hadley, Ludlow, Northampton, Southwick, Springfield, West Springfield) - $111,550
  • MAPC Regional Approach to Stormwater Management (Acton, Bolton, Boxborough, Carlisle, Concord, Hudson, Lexington, Lincoln, Littleton, Maynard, Stow, Sudbury) - $50,000

FY17 Round Two Grant Recipients

Regionalization / Shared Services

  • Rural Economic Development Planning (Chester, Blandford, Huntington, Middlefield, Montgomery, and Russell) - $100,511
  • Joint Economic Development (Boston, Braintree, Cambridge, Chelsea, Quincy and Somerville) - $100,000
  • Lenox + Lee Shared Town Administrator - $86,000
  • MAPC On-line Permitting Platform and Shared Permit Data Standard (Ayer, Milton, North Reading, Westborough) - $70,619
  • Regional Animal Control (Lunenburg, Townsend) - $42,257
  • BRPC Economic Development Planning Services (Clarksburg, Great Barrington, Hinsdale, and Lanesborough) - $22,735

Municipal / School Shared Services

  • Wareham Town/School HR Functions - $72,499
  • Carver Town/School Facilities Department - $41,500
  • Easthampton City/School IT Department Consolidation - $38,000
  • Southbridge Town/School Facilities Management Team - $35,000
  • Norwell Town Hall / School Administration Building Consolidation - $25,000

School Regionalization

  • Exploration of further consolidation of the Quabbin Regional School District - $100,000
  • Exploration of  further school regionalization (Orange Elementary School District and Petersham Center School District to the Ralph C. Mahar Regional School District) - $53,000
  • Exploration of forming a Regionalization School District (Acushnet Public Schools and Fairhaven Public Schools) - $40,000
  • Exploration of further consolidation of the Adams-Cheshire Regional School District - $28,000
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