CPA Projects Database

Welcome to the CPA Project Database! This tool allows you to search and filter completed CPA projects across Massachusetts. There are four search criteria (municipality, project type, date and keyword). You can use just one or multiple criteria to tailor your search. Once your search is performed, you can click on the "Project Name" to see complete details on that specific project. You can also sort your results alphabetically by clicking on "City/Town Name" and "Project Name," or chronologically by clicking on "Approval Date." To clear your results and perform a new search, hit the Reset button.

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10436 Projects
City/Town Namesort icon Project Name Description Approval Date Categories
Acton Historic Street Scape Restoration

public shade tree planting program for locations in Acton's Local Historic Districts.

4/6/2009  
Acton Wright Holden Farm Lands - MHC Area Form

Funds preparation of Massachusetts Historical Commission Area Form by preservation consultant for 55-acre former farmstead.

4/6/2009  
Acton John Robbins House - Preservation Work

for roof replacements on historic John Robbins House and adjavcent carriage house, and structural restoration work at front door of main building.

4/6/2009  
Acton AHA - Pre-Development Funds

For feasibility study, engineering and architectural design, and related work for new affordable rental housing at the Acton Housing Authority Property on Sachem Way.

4/6/2009  
Acton Capital Fund for Acton Housing Authority

For capital restoration work on Acton Housing Authority owned rental housing buildings and structures.

4/6/2009  
Acton Community Housing Program Fund

For affordable housing initiatives and programs undertaken by the Acton Community Housing Corporation (condo buy-downs, down-payment and closing cost assistance, first time affordable home buyers support, foreclosure prevention, credit counseling, etc.)

4/6/2009  
Acton Open space acquisition and preservation fund

Fund to advance open space acquisition opportunities during intervals between town meetings.

4/6/2010  
Acton AHA Development Funds

Support to the Acton Housing Authority to develop affordable rental units at Sachem Way.

4/6/2010  
Acton Theater III Preservation Needs Assessment

Comprehensive professional assessment of building's structural integrity; develop a master plan for preservation and restoration.

4/6/2010  
Acton Windsor Building Restoration

Exterior restoration and preservation work - doors, windows, roof, exterior carpentry repairs, paint.

4/6/2010  
Acton 468 Main Street Windows Restoration

Replacements with historically appropriate windows.

4/6/2010  
Acton Town Hall Windows Restoration Phase I

Complete restoration of original 1864 windows on 1st floor. Replacement of aluminum storm windows with historically appropirate wooden storm windows.

4/6/2010  
Acton Bruce Freeman Rail-Trail

Additional funding for acquisition and design.

4/6/2010  
Acton Simeone (Caouette) Land Purchase

Purchased +/-10.2 acres farm land in fee plus +/-3.2 acres farm land with a preservation restriction. The land continues to be used for acricultural purposes under a farm lease from the Town to the farmer. Open Space Set-Aside Fund was used for the purchase.

4/5/2010  
Acton Community Housing Program Fund

For projects recommended by the Acton Community Housing Corporation and approved by the Board of Selectmen for the creation, preservation, and support of community housing.

4/4/2011  
Acton Trail Trough Time Phase III

The Trail Through Time is a bi-cultural heritage trail through the North Acton conservation lands that provides access to Colonial and Native American sites. The Wheeler Farm and (Robbins) Mill complex and its surrounding area show evidence of the interaction between the Native American and the early Colonial cultures that to some extent existed concurrently. This Phase III project will focus on stonework restoration of the Grist Mill complex together with landscaping enhancements and information panels. It is designed with future enhancements to the Native American artifacts in mind.

4/4/2011    
Acton Memorial Library Arch Window Restoration

The Acton Memorial Library is located in the Acton Centre Local Historic District and as such on the National Register of Historic Places. This project restorates and rehabilitates the large arch window on the mezzanine level at the north end of the original 1889 library wing. The window has a wood frame and consists of 128 separate glass panes separated by wood muntins. The wood is deteriorating. Prior roof leakage (since repaired) has caused deterioration and plaster damage on the building

4/4/2011  
Acton Town Hall Windows Restoration Phase II

Town Hall is located in the Acton Centre Local Historic District and as such on the National Register of Historic Places. Town Hall was built in 1864. The windows in the original 1864 portion of the building have never been restored or replaced, only painted. Many panes have the original wavy glass. The windows are still sound, but operate poorly or malfunction due to age, multiple paint layers, and problems with the weights and/or ropes. Aluminum storm windows were added around 1970. They are in poor condition, not functioning, and historically inappropriate. This Phase II Town Hall window restoration project will restore the windows of the second floor, mezzanine, and belfry, including replacement of aluminum storm windows with new historically appropriate and operable wooden storm windows.

4/4/2011  
Acton Asa Parlin House - Building Preservation and Restoration

The Town-owned Asa Parlin House is located in the Acton Centre Local Historic District and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The original two-story building stems from the early 1800

4/4/2011  
Acton Acton Woman's Club - Building Preservation & Restroation

The two-story house is located on the Acton Common and in the Acton Center Local Historic District, and also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Federal Period building from 1829 served as a chapel for the Evangelical Society. The Acton Woman

4/4/2011  
Acton Theater III - Building Preservation & Restroation

The building is the former Universalist Church built in 1868. It is situated in the West Acton Local Historic District. The proposed restoration work will include the exterior walls, gothic steeple, granite foundation, doors, decorative trim, roof trusses and replacement of non-historic windows. The need for this work was determined by a complete survey of the property for historic renovation purposes using the CPA funds received in the prior year.

4/4/2011  
Acton Acton Historical Society - Building Preservation and Restoration

The Acton Historical Society owns the historic 18th century Jonathan & Simon Hosmer House and other buildings on the same property. The Hosmer House is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The property houses the Society

4/4/2011  
Acton 468 Main Street - Access for Persons with Disabilities

Installation of a wheelchair lift at a 1913 bungalow. The bungalow is a municipal building that houses, among other function, the Town's veteran's service agent. The property is located in the Acton Center Local Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

4/3/2012  
Acton Memorial Library - Window Restoration

The appropriation funds the restoration of 18 original wood windows in the attic area and fireplace room of the 1889 wing of the Acton Memorial Library. This wing serves as Acton

4/3/2012  
Acton Town Hall - Tower Clock Restoration

Town Hall is located in the Acton Center Local Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Town Hall was built in 1864. The tower clock on the Town Hall steeple is an iconic part of the Acton Center Historic District. The appropriation funds the restoration of the tower clock replacing the hands, electronic movement, and controller.

4/3/2012  
Acton Community Housing Regional Housing Services Program

Funds Acton's participation in a Regional Housing Services Program for two years to assist with administrative, compliance and monitoring needs for the Town

4/3/2012  
Acton AHA Development Funds

This appropriation assists the Acton Housing Authority to carry out a 12-unit affordable rental housing project on Sachem Way. It supplements a previous CPA appropriations from 2010 for this project.

4/3/2012  
Acton T.J. O'Grady Skate Park

The appropriation funds the addition of a beginners

4/2/2012  
Acton Acton Arboretum - Wildflower Boardwalk

Construction of a new universal access boardwalk wildflower garden area within the Acton Arboretum.

4/1/2013  
Acton Sachem Way - Siding/Sheathing and Insulation

Replacing siding, including new sheathing and insulation for 6 buildings. Rehabilitation project also includes new roofs which will be paid for with additional funding by the ACHC.

4/1/2013  
Acton Historic Street Scape Restoration

Approximately 25 new trees to be planted in Center, West and South Acton Historic Districts. It is expected that 8 trees will be planted each year

4/1/2013  
Acton West Acton Baptist Church

Restoration of the belfry's interior structure. It is currently damaged by water and rotted so that the bell cannot be safely rung.

4/1/2013  
Acton West Acton Baptist

Creation of a master plan for restoring and rehabilitating the historic church building.

4/1/2013  
Acton NARA Picnic Pavilion

Construction of a permanent picnic pavilion on the grounds of NARA park

4/1/2013  
Acton NARA Comfort Station

Multi-use building for the Miracle Field to include handicap accessible restrooms, storage for equipment and a concession area.

4/1/2013  
Acton Elm Street Playground and Tennis Courts

Project to fund new accessible, toddler playground equipment, new ground surfaces and walkways. Tennis courts to be resurfaced.

4/1/2013  
Acton Anderson Property - 183 Newtown Road

Enables the Town of Acton to acquire for Open Space and Conservation purposes, and to authorize the Board of Selectmen to accept the deed to the town of fee simple interest for 183 Newtown Road (rear); Lot 1.

4/1/2013  
Acton Community Housing 28 Willow St. and 214 Central St. development

Community Housing Program Funds to fund the development by the Acton Community Housing Corporation at 28 Willow St. and 214 Central St. of 3 units of community housing on rehabilitated brownfield site. Costs include payment to the town for clean-up and back taxes; architectural and engineering services; RFP, legal, and comprehensive permit costs

4/2/2006  
Acton Community Housing Program Fund

Funds used to hire consultant to develop comprehensive permit policy for Town $3600; payment of sewer fees to lower selling price of 2 units, $15,000; sponsor FTHB course $2577

4/5/2004  
Acton Community Housing Program Fund

Funds used to hire consultant to develop and implement Condo Buydown program, $10,425; Buydown of 1 Condo unit, $66,522; subsidize selling price of 4 affordable units, $91,725; Sponsor FTHB course, $1700; closing cost assistance to 4 homebuyers, $13,950; payment of sewer betterment to lower selling price of 1 unit, $7500

4/4/2005  
Acton Community Housing Program Fund

Provide funds for the Acton Housing Authority to purchase 3 community housing units for low income rentals, $315,000

4/9/2007  
Acton Community Housing Program Fund

Payment of sewer betterment for 3 units of community housing, $43,845; buydown of selling prices for 2 units , $39,759; Emergency housing fund, $5000; downpayment assistance for 2 homebuyers, $ 8500; capital improvement grants for 6 community housing units, $6040

4/7/2008  
Acton Community Housing Program Fund

Provide funds for consultants to prepare a housing needs assessment as part of the Town

4/6/2010  
Acton Community Housing Program Fund

Provide funds for the purchase of 2 new construction units for the Acton Housing Authority to use for low income rentals. The units are located in a 26 unit 40B development. The price is $125,000 per unit for a total of $250,000

4/4/2011  
Acton Wright Hill Land Purchase

To bond up to $900,000 and to appropriate an amount equal to the difference between $1,320,000 and the amount bonded for the purchase of approximately 14 acres of open space for conservation purposes

4/7/2014  
Acton Acton Arboretum - Parking Lot Improvements

The existing parking lot conditions limit the use of the arboretum to the general public. This project will fund an enlarged, improved, handicapped accessible paved parking lot for the arboretum.

4/7/2014  
Acton Acton Arboretum - Bog Boardwalk

This project will fund the construction of a new boardwalk and a paved universal access sidewalk ramp from Minot Ave. and Forest Road.

4/7/2014  
Acton NARA Security Upgrades and Shade Structures

Improvements to recreation facility to include two additional shade structures and bathhouse security upgrades.

4/7/2014  
Acton Goward and Gardner Playground - Basketball Court Renovations

The project will fund the removal of the old equipment and existing aged asphalt and pay for the installation of a post-tensioned concrete slab, permanent line markings and junior size adjustable hoops.

4/7/2014  
Acton Schools - Nature Play Space Planning

Preliminary design and final schematic plan for the creation of handicapped accessible, simply constructed nature place spaces for all the pre-K through grade 6 schools.

4/7/2014