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Updated August, 2022


  1. DPW
PROJECT SUMMARY CONTACT STATUS
CURRENT      
Water Treatment Plant SCADA Upgrades Waiting on equipment to be delivered so it can be implemented. DPW Director -
Chuck Dam
978-526-1242
Anticipated completion in Late Fall 2022
Library ADA Bathroom Study Study to find a suitable location in the library to add an ADA bathroom while trying to minimize impact to used spaces/services DPW Director -
Chuck Dam
978-526-1242
Study will be completed Fall of 2022
Lincoln Street Well – 
PFAS monitoring and 
Treatment considerations
Massachusetts DEP began testing requirements 
for PFAS in drinking water in fall of 2021. 
DPW is testing monthly and considering treatment 
options should they become warranted.
DPW Director -
Chuck Dam 
978-526-1242
Monthly Testing- Ongoing
Preliminary Design- Complete
North Shore
Regional Compost
Facility
The Town voted to relocate the current compost site
at the November 2019 Special Town Meeting. The DPW collected RFP's from interested compost service providers on June 10, 2021 and is ongoing.
DPW Director -
Chuck Dam
978-526-1242
Black Earth is submitting permitting and design updates to DEP as well as DPW and Conservation Commission for review and approval. Construction is scheduled to start in Late Fall of 2022.
2022 Water Main
(School Street,
Plum Hill)
Cleaning of the water main on sections of School Street.
Installation of water main on Plum Hill from Hickory
Hill and connecting to Ancient County way to provide
redundancy for that area.
DPW Director -
Chuck Dam
978-526-1242
Granese N Sons will be completing water main cleaning and lining on School Street in Fall of 2022, Plum Hill design is complete and construction Is contingent on additional funding.
PLANNED
   
Central St Culvert
Replacement
The Central St Culvert replacement will replace the existing 100+ year old stone culvert and replace with a new precast concrete arch culvert. This project will also remove the tide gate to improve the hydraulics of Central Pond/Sawmill brook Town Engineer &
Facilities
Manager -Nate
Desrosiers
978-526-1242
In Design & Permitting Phase; Construction date is contingent upon award of FEMA Bric grant. At the earliest construction
would begin in the Fall of 2023.
 
Central Pond/Saw
Mill Brook
Restoration
The Central Pond and Sawmill Brook stream walls 
will be repaired using natural shorelines and hard 
scape strategies. The mudflats will be planted with 
marsh reads to improve their resiliency. 
Town Engineer &
Facilities
Manager -Nate
Desrosiers
978-526-1242
Design and permitting have been completed; construction is contingent upon award of various grants the Town has applied for. At the earliest construction would begin in the Fall of 2023.
Tappan St Water Main &
Drainage 
Phase 1
Replacement of the water main on Tappan St. Rerouting
of the storm water drainage system in the area of 
Tappan & Sea St.
DPW Director -
Chuck Dam
978-526-1242
Design has been completed. Construction is contingent upon additional funding. 
DPW Relocation
Study
Study to evaluate possible Town owned siting locations 
for a proposed new DPW. Existing DPW on Pleasant 
St is at its useful life.
Town Engineer &
Facilities
Manager -Nate
Desrosiers
978-526-1242
Study is underway and will completed late fall 2022 or early winter 2023.
Cemetery
Expansion
Currently a limited number of available cemetery plots 
for sale. Developing additional areas within the cemetery 
into plots that can be sold to residents.
DPW Director -
Chuck Dam
978-526-1242
Expansion is under construction
Downtown
Improvements
Project Phase 2 Study
Study to explore continuing the DIPs phase 1 look/feel 
down to Pine Street past Town Hall, up to Washington 
St, and down to Tappan St from their existing limits.
DPW Director -
Chuck Dam
978-526-1242
Study is underway and anticipated to be completed in fall 2022. 
RECENTLY COMPLETED      
2022 Chapter 90
Paving Town
Wide: Forest
St., Harold St. and Magnolia Ave.
(other streets TBD)
Annual state funded Chapter 90 paving for roadway
and sidewalks. Final paving list TBD and based
upon other utility work completed.
Town Engineer &
Facilities
Manager -Nate
Desrosiers
978-526-1242
Completed
Guardrail Replacement Raymond and Lincoln Streets will be done in May/June of 2022. Town Engineer &
Facilities
Manager -Nate
Desrosiers
978-526-1242
Completed
2021 Water Main
Replacement -
Forest St
Work will commence in September and will go throughout
the fall. Roads will be open to traffic but use caution and
observe signage. All effected residents will receive
notification prior to any service interruptions.
DPW Director -
Chuck Dam
978-526-1242
Completed
Singing Beach Revetment Repairs and Stinky Beach Seawall Repairs Reconstruction of sections of the Singing Beach revetment damaged during the 2018 winter storms and construction of a new section of seawall destroyed during the 2018 winter storms. DPW Director -
Chuck Dam
978-526-1242
Completed
WTP Replaced the Original Venturi Meters Installed new mag meters which will improve the accuracy of our flow metering. Town Engineer &
Facilities
Manager -Nate
Desrosiers
978-526-1242
Completed
WTP & LSW Chemical Feed systems upgrades  Included replacement of chemical metering pumps/systems at the WTP and LSW WTP Flow Meter Town Engineer &
Facilities
Manager -Nate
Desrosiers
978-526-1242
Completed
WTP RAS System Replacement Included replacement of pumps, valves, and piping associated with the return activated sludge system. Town Engineer &
Facilities
Manager -Nate
Desrosiers
978-526-1242
Completed
MAPC Green
Communities
Grant for Library
& Fire Dept.
Weatherization
Work
Weather sealing of doors and windows at the library
and fire department. Construction
funded through
MAPC Green Communities grant
Town Engineer &
Facilities
Manager -Nate
Desrosiers
978-526-1242
Completed
Emergency
Services Radio
Upgrades
Complete upgrade of the Town’s Emergency Radio 
system used by Police, Fire, DPW, and Harbormaster 
to improve the range, radio clarity, and reduce weak 
signal zones in Town.
Town Engineer &
Facilities
Manager -Nate
Desrosiers
978-526-1242
Completed Fall 2021
Seaside 1 Exterior Painting Long term maintenance painting of the exterior siding 
and trim of the Seaside 1 building as existing paint was 
starting to fail. Project wasfunded by the CPC.
Town Engineer &
Facilities
Manager -Nate
Desrosiers
978-526-1242
Completed Summer 2021
Town Hall HVAC Installation of a VRF heat pump system for heating/
cooling Town Hall to replace the existing electric baseboard 
heating and window air conditioners. Also included 
replacement of the ventilation equipment and improved air filtration.
Town Engineer &
Facilities
Manager -Nate
Desrosiers
978-526-1242
Completed Summer 2021
Harbor Loop
Sewer Lining
CIPP (cured-in-place-pipe) lining of the harbor loop sewer, 
which was deteriorating and allowing salt water into the 
sewer system. Additional CIPP lining was completed on 
Bridge St, Central St, Church St, Beach St, Bennet St, 
along Sawmill Brook, and various other streets.
Town Engineer &
Facilities
Manager -Nate
Desrosiers
978-526-1242
Completed Spring 2021
Round Pond Well #1
Cleaning & 
Redevelopment
Long term maintenance of the Round Pond well which 
included redevelopment of the well to regain lost capacity, 
installation of new well pump, and cleaning of the well.
DPW Director -
Chuck Dam
978-526-1242
Completed Spring 2021
Complete Streets Three intersections in town are being redesigned to 
improve traffic flow, pedestrian safety and to better 
accommodate those with mobility challenges.
DPW Director -
Chuck Dam
978-526-1242
School/Central and Union/Beach
intersections completed Spring
2020
WTP Sprinkler System
Replacement
Replacement of the fire protection sprinkler system at 
the Water treatment plant which also included nitrogen 
charging system for “dry” portions to prevent future failures 
due to leaks/cold weather.
DPW Director -
Chuck Dam
978-526-1242
Completed Spring 2020
Town Common Reconstruction of the Town Common in front of Town Hall. 
Improvements included new permeable paver walkways 
and ramp, trees, sod, HC parking, and incorporation of 
the new Veterans’ Memorial.
Town Engineer &
Facilities
Manager -Nate
Desrosiers
978-526-1242
Completed Fall 2020
WTP, WWTP, DPW HVAC
Repairs/Upgrades
Repairs to the existing heating systems in the WTP, 
DPW, WWTP. Installation of hazardous gas detection 
and ventilation at the DPW.
DPW Director -
Chuck Dam
978-526-1242
Completed Fall 2020
2020 Water Main
Replacement
Replacement of water main on Boardman Ave from 
Bridge St to Harbor St.
DPW Director -
Chuck Dam
978-526-1242
Completed Fall 2020
WTP Sodium Fluoride
Replacement
Replacement of the original hydrofluorosilicic acid 
chemical feed system with a sodium fluoride dry 
chemical feed system, as approved by DEP, to fluoridate 
the drinking water.
DPW Director -
Chuck Dam
978-526-1242
Completed Fall 2019
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