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Summary of Municipal Grant Program 1992-1997
Buzzards Bay National Estuary Program

 

Controlling Stormwater Runoff

             

Year

Project Name

Municipality

Purpose

Cost Buzzards Bay NEP Funds   Local Share
          Federal State  
1997 Barlows Landing Stormwater Remediation Bourne Construct subsurface stormwater infiltration facilities to treat runoff impacting shellfish beds at Barlows Landing in Pocasset

$101,850

- 0 -

$54,000 (CPR)

$47,850

1997 Indian Mound Stormwater Design & Remediation Wareham Design and construct subsurface stormwater infiltration facilities to treat runoff dis-charging through four discharges contributing to shellfish bed closures in Buttermilk Bay

$162,746

- 0 -

$111,562 (CPR)

$51,184

1997 Point Independence Stormwater Construction Wareham Construct subsurface stormwater infiltration facilities to treat runoff from a densely developed watershed contributing to shellfish bed closures in Broad and Muddy Coves in Onset

$84,306

- 0 -

$56,485 (CPR)

$27,821

1997 GIS Mapping of Stormwater Network Wareham Map and digitize all catch basins, conveyance piping, and discharges of municipal stormwater network for use in remediation planning and design

$8,500

$6,000

- 0 -

$2,500

1997 Little Bay StormtreatTM Demonstration Fairhaven treat runoff discharging to Little Bay from small suburban watershed through installation of 3 StormtreatTM systems

$27,000

$20,000

- 0 -

$7,000

1997 Cross Connection Elimination New Bedford Disconnect 15 residential sewer connections from 2 combined sewer overflow discharges

$95,000

$35,000

- 0 -

$60,000 (cash)

1997 Eel Pond Stormwater Design & Remediation Bourne treat runoff from 4 discharges discharging to Eel Pond in Bourne through a combination of subsurface infiltration and surface detention

$82,975

$17,975

- 0 -

$65,000

estimate/incomplete

 

1997 Riverside-Oneset Remediation Wareham Construct subsurface stormwater infiltration structures for 14 discharges to Broad and Muddy Coves in Onset

$164,472

 

$100,000

- 0 -

$64,472

1997 Cross Connection Elimination Acushnet Disconnect 7 residential sewer connections from a stormdrain discharging at the Head of the Acushnet River Estuary and reconnect to New Bedford sanitary sewer system

$97,425

$70,625

- 0 -

$26,800

1997 Municipal Complex Stormwater Design Wareham Design a stormwater treatment system for the Wareham Town Hall, High School, and Middle School to remediate stormwater discharges contributing to shellfish bed closures in Broadmarsh River

$17,772

$13,000

- 0 -

$4,772

1997 Red Brook Stormwater Design & Construction (Buttermilk Bay) Wareham Design & construct stormwater infiltration systems to treat runoff from large suburban watershed discharging to Red Brook, the largest freshwater input to Buttermilk Bay

$84,000

$64,000

- 0 -

$20,000

1996 Barlows Landing Stormwater Design Bourne Design stormwater remediation facilities to treat runoff from small suburban watershed discharging through one pipe at Barlows Landing in Pocasset

$14,100

- 0 -

$10,000 (CPR)

$4,100

 

1996 Point Independence Stormwater Design Wareham Design stormwater infiltration systems for Point Independence, a densely developed neighborhood in Onset contributing to shellfish bed closures in Broad & Muddy Coves.

$19,950

$15,000

- 0 -

$4,950

1995 Riverside-Oneset Stormwater Design Wareham Design stormwater infiltration systems for the Riverside and Oneset Heights neighborhoods in Onset contributing to shellfish bed closures in Broad and Muddy Cove

$20,000

$15,000

- 0 -

$5,000

1993 CSO Sluice Gate New Bedford Repair a failed sluice gate contributing to Combined Sewer Overflows (CSO) to Clarks Cove

$83,500

$33,500

- 0 -

$50,000

1993 Buttonwood Brook Assessment Dartmouth Evaluation of land use, resources, and pollutant loadings impacting water quality and shellfish in Buttonwood Brook, largest freshwater input to Apponagansett Bay.

$28,800

$18,800

- 0 -

$10,000

1992 Electric Avenue Stormwater Design & Construction Bourne Design and construct stormwater infiltration structures to treat runoff from two discharges contributing to shellfish bed closures at the mouth of Buttermilk Bay.

$135,000

$100,000

- 0 -

$35,000

1992 Hen Cove Stormwater Design & Construction Bourne Design & Construct stormwater infiltration structures to treat runoff from 3 discharges contributing to shellfish bed closures in Hen Cove

$96,250

$35,000

- 0 -

$61,250

$40,000 Gale Report

$21,250 Construction

90-97 TOTALS    

$1,366,479

$543,900

$247,162

$565,417

 

 

 

Protecting Wetlands and Coastal Habitat

             
Year

Project Name

Municipality

Purpose

Cost

Buzzards Bay NEP Funds  

Local Share

          Federal State  
1995

Regional Conservation Agent

Marion, Rochester, Acushnet

Allow three Bay communities to hire a shared Conservation Agent to coordinate administration of the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and local bylaws relating to resource protection.

$41,800

$26,400

- 0 -

$ 15,400 (cash)

1996

Weweantic River

Resource Mapping

Wareham

Map natural resources and pollution sources in Weweantic River watershed

$8,500

$6,000

- 0 -

$2,500

(in-kind)

1996

Adamsville Herring Run Restoration

Westport

Construct and install a new 30ft. Denil-type fish ladder at Adamsville Pond in Westport.

$1,975

$875

- 0 -

$1,100

(in-kind)

1997

Mattapoisett Herring Weir Reconstruction

Mattapoisett

Construct a new concrete fish ladder and water control structure

at the Mattapoisett River Herring Weir.

$200,000

$5,000

$180,000 (DEM)

$15,000 (cash)

1997

Snipatuit Road Culvert Replacement

Rochester

Replace inadequate culverts beneath Snipatuit Road to facilitate fish passage up Mattapoisett River into Snipatuit Pond for spawning

$38,830

$23,000

- 0 -

$15,830

90-97

TOTALS

   

$291,105

$61,275

$180,000

$49,830

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Managing Nitrogen Sensitive Embayments

             
Year

Project Name

Municipality

Purpose

Cost  

Buzzards Bay NEP Funds

 

Local Share

          Federal State  
1996

Little Bay Build-Out Study

Fairhaven

Development build-out study of 3,500 acre Little Bay watershed and estimate existing and potential future nitrogen loadings at full watershed build-out.

$2,750

$1,250

- 0 -

$1,500

(in-kind)

1996

Allens Pond Build-Out/Loading Analysis

Dartmouth

Development build-out study of 2,300 acre Allens Pond watershed and estimate existing and potential future nitrogen loadings at full watershed build-out through the use of a Geographic Information System (GIS)

$13,650

$10,000

- 0 -

$3,650

(in-kind)

1996

West Falmouth Harbor Flushing Study

Falmouth

Field studies and computer modeling to estimate tidal flushing and residence times for use in developing an estimated maximum nitrogen loading for West Falmouth Harbor

$27,000

$10,000

- 0 -

$10,000

(Town cash)

$7,000

(CCC cash)

1996

Westport River

Build-Out Study

Westport

Townwide development build-out study for use in estimating existing and potential future nitrogen loadings to the Westport Rivers.

$4,000

$3,000

- 0 -

$1,000

(in-kind)

1997

Eel Pond Nitrogen Management Plan

Mattapoisett

Watershed build-out study, water quality analysis, estimates of existing and potential future nitrogen loading, and recommended management options for Eel Pond, a small coastal pond on Mattapoisett Harbor.

$12,500

$10,000

- 0 -

$2,500

(in-kind)

1997

Pocasset River,

Hen Cove, Eel Pond Flushing Study

Bourne

Field studies and computer modeling to estimate tidal flushing and residence times for use in developing estimated maximum nitrogen loadings for Pocasset River, Hen Cove, and Eel Pond.

$32,300

$22,000

- 0 -

$10,300 (cash & in-kind)

90-97

TOTALS

   

$92,200

$57,250

- 0 -

$35,950

 

 

 

Preventing Oil Pollution

             
Year

Project Name

Municipality

Purpose

Cost

 

Buzzards Bay NEP Funds

Local Share

          Federal State  
1990

Oil Spill

Containment Boom

New Bedford/Fairhaven

Purchase 600 feet of Oil Spill Containment Boom

$5,500

$2,500

- 0 -

$3,000 (cash)

1990

Oil Spill

Containment Boom

Marion

Purchase 400 feet of Oil Spill Containment Boom

$4,600

$1,600

- 0 -

$3,000 (cash)

1990

Oil Spill

Containment Boom

Westport

Purchase 400 feet of Oil Spill Containment Boom

$5,900

$1,900

- 0 -

$4,000 (cash)

1994

Oil Spill

Containment Boom

Westport

Purchase 200 feet of Oil Spill Containment Boom

$5,700

$2,000

- 0 -

$3,700

(in-kind)

1994

Oil Spill

Containment Boom

Dartmouth

Purchase 400 feet of Oil Spill Containment Boom

$7,275

$3,500

- 0 -

$3,775

(in-kind)

1994

Oil Spill

Containment Boom

New Bedford

Purchase 200 feet of Oil Spill Containment Boom

$4,450

$2,000

- 0 -

$2,450

(in-kind)

1994

Oil Spill

Containment Boom

Fairhaven

Purchase 200 feet of Oil Spill Containment Boom

$4,925

$2,000

- 0 -

$2,925

(in-kind)

1994

Oil Spill

Containment Boom

Mattapoisett

200 feet of Containment Boom & Boat trailer

$5,080

$2,500

- 0 -

$1,980(inkind)

$600.00 (cash)

1994

Oil Spill

Containment Boom

Rochester

Purchase 200 feet of Oil Spill Containment Boom

$3,400

$2,000

- 0 -

$1,400

(in-kind)

1994

Oil Spill

Containment Boom

Marion

Purchase Oil Spill Response Boat trailer

$3,075

$1,500

- 0 -

$1,575

(in-kind)

1994

Oil Spill

Containment Boom

Wareham

Purchase 200 feet of Oil Spill Containment Boom

$18,000

$2,000

- 0 -

$16,000

(in-kind)

1994

Oil Spill

Containment Boom

Bourne

Purchase 400 feet of Oil Spill Containment Boom

$7,100

$3,500

- 0 -

$3,000(inkind)

$600.00 (cash)

1994

Oil Spill

Containment Boom

Falmouth

Purchase 200 feet of Oil Spill Containment Boom

$5,200

$2,000

- 0 -

$3,200 (cash)

1994

Oil Spill

Containment Boom

Gosnold

Purchase 100 feet of Oil Spill Containment Boom

$1,000

$1,000

- 0 -

in-kind

1997

Oil Spill

Response Equipment

Westport

Equipment trailer, absorbent boom & pads, navigation equipment

$2,275

$2,275

- 0 -

in-kind training

1997

Oil Spill

Response Equipment

Dartmouth

Survival Suits, Drainguards, Absorbent Pads, navigation equipment

$2,275

$2,275

- 0 -

in-kind training

1997

Oil Spill

Response Equipment

New Bedford

Survival Suits, Navigation equipment, Absorbent Pads, Stormdrain Cover

$2,275

$2,275

- 0 -

in-kind training

1997

Oil Spill

Response Equipment

Fairhaven

Navigation equipment, Survival Suits, Stormdrain Covers, drainguards

$2,275

$2,275

- 0 -

in-kind training

1997

Oil Spill

Response Equipment

Mattapoisett

Stormdrain Covers, drainguards, Absorbent Pads & Boom, Survival Suits

$2,275

$2,275

- 0 -

in-kind training

1997

Oil Spill

Response Equipment

Rochester

Survival Suits, Absorbent Pads, Stormdrain Covers, response boat equipment

$2,275

$2,275

- 0 -

in-kind training

1997

Oil Spill

Response Equipment

Marion

Equipment Storage & transportation trailer, Survival Suits, Stormdrain Covers

$3,675

$2,275

- 0 -

$1,400 (cash) in-kind training

1997

Oil Spill

Response Equipment

Wareham

Drainguard, Stormdrain Covers, Absorbent Boom, Survival Suits

$2,275

$2,275

- 0 -

in-kind training

1997

Oil Spill

Response Equipment

Bourne

Absorbent Pads & Boom, Stormdrain Covers and drainguards, Survival Suits

$2,275

$2,275

- 0 -

in-kind training

1997

Oil Spill

Response Equipment

Falmouth

Survival Suits, Absorbent Pads & Boom, Stormdrain Covers

$2,275

$2,275

- 0 -

in-kind training

1997

Oil Spill

Response Equipment

Gosnold

200 feet of Oil spill containment boom

$2,275

$2,275

- 0 -

in-kind training

90-97

TOTALS

   

$117,190

$55,025

- 0 -

$62,215 +

 

 

Managing Sewage From Boats

             

Year

Project Name

Municipality

Purpose

Cost

Buzzards Bay NEP Funds

Local Share

          Federal State  
1991

Pumpout Boat

Westport

Purchase equipment to retrofit a boat as a pumpout boat for collection of boat wastes.

$6,000

$5,000

- 0 -

$1,000 (cash)

1991

Boat Pumpout Tight Tank

Westport

Install a tight tank for temporary storage of boat wastes collected by mobile pumpout boat at Route 88 State Boat Ramp.

$4,691

$2,691

- 0 -

$2,000 (cash)

1994

Land Based Boat Pumpout Station

Westport

Construction of a land-based boat pumpout facility at Westport Point in Westport Harbor to collect boat wastes.

$8,540

$7,540

- 0 -

$1,000 (cash) in-kind O&M

1991

Mobile Pumpout Boat

Dartmouth

Purchase materials & equipment to retrofit a boat & dock for use in Padanarum Harbor to collect boat wastes.

$9,300

$5,000

- 0 -

$4,300 (cash inkind)

1992

Pumpout Study

New Bedford

Evaluation of waste collection needs in New Bedford Harbor, Bay's largest commercial port.

$9,000

$6,000

- 0 -

$3,000

1991

Mobile Pumpout Boat

Fairhaven

Purchase materials & equipment to retrofit a boat as a mobile pumpout boat for collection of boat wastes.

$4,695

$4,695

- 0 -

In-kind

O&M

1992

Boat Pumpout Sewer Extension

Fairhaven

23 foot extension of municipal sewer service to the end of Union Wharf to accommodate disposal of wastes from mobile pumpout boat

$2,545

$2,545

- 0 -

In-kind

O&M

1991

Boat Pumpout Sewer Extension

Mattapoisett

Construction of a land-based boat pumpout facility on Long Wharf in Mattapoisett Harbor tocollect boat wastes.

$10,316

$10,316

- 0 -

In-kind

O&M

1991

Mobile Pumpout Boat

Marion

Construction of a land-based boat pumpout facility on Island Wharf, Sippican Harbor for collection of boat wastes.

$19,581

$5,145

- 0 -

$14,436 (cash)

1994

Land Based Boat Pumpout Station

Marion

Purchase of boat waste pumpout equipment to retrofit a new Pumpout Boat

$22,150

$5,400

- 0 -

$16,750 (cash)

1990

Mooring Plan and Boater Survey

Wareham

Development of a mooring grid plan for Wareham River and Onset Bay and collection of information regarding boat sewage disposal

$55,200

$10,200

- 0 -

$45,000 (cash)

1994

Land Based Pumpout Station

Bourne

Construction of a land-based boat pumpout facility at Bourne Marina, Taylor's Point to collect boat wastes.

$5,000

$5,000

- 0 -

In-kind

O&M

90-97

TOTALS

   

$157,018

$69,532

- 0 -

$87,486

*** An additional $205,000 in federal Clean Vessel Act funds have supplemented Buzzards Bay NEP funding since 1994 ***

 

 

 

Protecting Shellfish Resources

           
Year

Project Name

Municipality

Purpose

Cost

Buzzards Bay NEP Funds

Local Share

          Federal State  
 

Regional Sanitarian Creation

Marion, Rochester, Acushnet

Allow three Bay communities to hire a shared Health Agent to administer septic system regulations and assist DMF in coastline surveys for pollution sources.

$45,000

$25,000

- 0 -

$20,000

 

WRWA Monitoring Support

Westport

   

$7,000

- 0 -

$10,000 MET

 

BOH Lab Equipment

Westport

   

$3,000

- 0 -  
 

SOS Bacteria Monitori

Marion

   

$4,300

- 0 -  
 

DMF Sanitary Survey Support

New Bedford Health Lab

   

$9,000

- 0 -  
 

DMF Sanitary Survey Support

Barnstable County Lab

   

$6,600

- 0 -  
90-97

TOTALS

     

$54,900

- 0 -  

 

 

 

Managing On-Site Wastewater Disposal Systems

           
Year

Project Name

Municipality

Purpose

Cost Buzzards Bay NEP Funds

Local Share

          Federal State  
1995

Septrack

Westport

Computer & software to facilitate septic system inspection/maintenance by local Health officials

$3,000

$3,000

- 0 -

in-kind

1995

Septrack

Dartmouth

Computer & software to facilitate septic system inspection/maintenance by local Health officials

$3,000

$3,000

- 0 -

in-kind

1995

Septrack

New Bedford

Computer & software to facilitate septic system inspection/maintenance by local Health officials

$3,000

$3,000

- 0 -

in-kind

1995

Septrack

Acushnet

Computer & software to facilitate septic system inspection/maintenance by local Health officials

$3,000

$3,000

- 0 -

in-kind

1995

Septrack

Fairhaven

Computer & software to facilitate septic system inspection/maintenance by local Health officials

$3,000

$3,000

- 0 -

in-kind

1995

Septrack

Mattapoisett

Computer & software to facilitate septic system inspection/maintenance by local Health officials

$3,000

$3,000

- 0 -

in-kind

1995

Septrack

Rochester

Computer & software to facilitate septic system inspection/maintenance by local Health officials

$3,000

$3,000

- 0 -

in-kind

1995

Septrack

Marion

Computer & software to facilitate septic system inspection/maintenance by local Health officials

$3,000

$3,000

- 0 -

in-kind

1995

Septrack

Wareham

Computer & software to facilitate septic system inspection/maintenance by local Health officials

$3,000

$3,000

- 0 -

in-kind

1995

Septrack

Falmouth

Computer & software to facilitate septic system inspection/maintenance by local Health officials

$3,000

$3,000

- 0 -

in-kind

1995

Septrack

Bourne

Software to facilitate septic system inspection and maintenance by local Health officials

$1,000

$1,000

- 0 -

in-kind

1995

Septrack

Gosnold

Software to facilitate septic system inspection and maintenance by local Health officials

$1,000

$1,000

- 0 -

in-kind

90-97

TOTALS

    $32,000

$32,000

- 0 -

in-kind

 

 

 

 

 

Land Use Management

           
Year

Project Name

Municipality

Purpose

Cost Buzzards Bay NEP Funds

Local Share

          Federal State  
1994

Coastal Resource Mapping

Falmouth

GIS mapping of coastal features in West Falmouth (i.e. docks, shellfish beds, flood zones) for use in coastal resource management

$15,230

$13,730

- 0 -

$1,500

1994

Coastal Resource Mapping

Dartmouth

GIS mapping of coastal features in Dartmouth (i.e. docks, shellfish beds, flood zones) for use in coastal resource management

$34,210

$24,240

- 0 -

$9,970

1996

Coastal Resource Mapping

Dartmouth, New Bedford, Fairhaven

GIS mapping of coastal features (i.e. docks, shellfish beds, flood zones) in 3 contiguous municipalities for use in coastal resource management

$29,000

$19,000

- 0 -

$10,000

1996

GIS Computer/Software

Westport

Computer and ArcViewTM software to establish Geographic Information Systems (GIS) capabilities for use in land use and natural resource management.

$6,000

$4,500

- 0 -

$1,500

1996

GIS Computer/Software

Acushnet

Computer and ArcViewTM software to establish Geographic Information Systems (GIS) capabilities for use in land use and natural resource management.

$6,000

$4,500

- 0 -

$1,500

1996

GIS Computer/Software

Rochester

Computer and ArcViewTM software to establish Geographic Information Systems (GIS) capabilities for use in land use and natural resource management.

$6,000

$4,500

- 0 -

$1,500

1996

GIS Computer/Software

Fairhaven

Computer and ArcViewTM software to support Geographic Information Systems (GIS) capabilities for use in land use and natural resource management.

$6,000

$4,500

- 0 -

$1,500

1996

GIS Computer/Software

Marion

Computer and ArcViewTM software to establish Geographic Information Systems (GIS) capabilities for resource management.

$6,000

$4,500

- 0 -

$1,500

1997

GIS Data Development

Westport

Digital mapping of townwide parcel and wetland resource data for use in GIS land use planning applications.

$32,800

$14,000

- 0 -

$18,800

1997

GIS Data Development

Rochester & Acushnet

Digital mapping of townwide parcel and wetland resource data for use in GIS land use planning applications in 2 contiguous towns.

$32,380

$23,500

- 0 -

$8,880

1997

GIS Data Development

Mattapoisett

Digital mapping of townwide wetland resource data for use in GIS land planning applications.

$2,100

$1,500

- 0 -

$600

1997

GIS Data Development

Marion

Digital mapping of townwide parcel and wetland resource data for use in GIS land use planning applications.

$5,000

$3,500

- 0 -

$1,500

1996

ArcView GIS training

All Towns

Three day training in the use of GIS software and specific applications for 30 Bay area municipal staff and officials.

$14,640

$8,640

- 0 -

$6,000

90-97

TOTALS

   

$195,360

$130,610

- 0 -

$64,750