Open Projects

Approved at the Fall 2021 Town Meeting:

1. Joseph W. Conway, Sr., Swift’s Beach Playground:

  • Description:  A grant in the sum of $250,000.00 to fund the rehabilitation of the Joseph W. Conway, Sr., Swift’s Beach Playground on Circle Drive, to include ADA-compliant pathway around the entire playground, ADA-compliant play equipment and surfacing, a pickle ball court, re-topping basketball court with new backboards and rims, and landscaping to spruce up open field and crushed stone pathway to improve drainage and limit vegetation growth.
  • Article:  10
  • CPA Funding Request:  $250,000.00

2. Wickets Island Pier Restoration:

  • Description:  A grant in the sum of $150,000.00 to the Buzzards Bay Coalition towards the $462,407.00 total restoration of the stone pier and addition of a floating dock at Wickets Island to provide safe access for residents, visitors, outdoor exploration and environmental programs, maintenance equipment, and safety/emergency vessels.
  • Article:  11
  • CPA Funding Request:  $150,000.00

Approved at the Fall 2019 Town Meeting:

1. Shangri-La Playground Build:

  • Description:  A playground to be constructed on Town-owned land at 21 Sunset Blvd.  The playground will create a meeting space for friends and families with play areas for 2-5 and 6-12 year olds.
  • Article:  14
  • CPA Funding Request:  $220,000

2. Wareham Youth Soccer Fields at Westfield:

  • Description:  The Wareham Youth Soccer Club (WYSC) has obtained an agreement with the Town of Wareham to use and improve the Westfield Recreation Facility at 98 Charlotte Furnace Road to build 5 first class soccer playing fields.
  • Article:  15
  • CPA Funding Request:  $40,000

Approved at Spring 2019 Town Meeting:

1. Knute Anderson Field Track Resurfacing, Storage, and Fence: 

  • Description: Resurfacing of the track, adding a modular storage unit and additional fencing at the track on Viking Drive
  • Article:  19
  • CPA Funding Request:  $200,000

2. New Housing Units at Agawam Village:

  • Description: A grant to the Wareham Housing Authority (WHA) to construct four (4) new units of affordable senior public housing at the Agawam Village site at 57 Sandwich Road
  • Article:  10, Special Spring Town Meeting
  • CPA Funding Request:  $650,000

 

Approved at Fall 2018 Town Meeting

1. Tremont Nail Factory Remediation: 

  • Description:  cleanup of contamination at the Tremont Nail Factory site at 8 Elm Street, Wareham
  • Article:  11
  • CPA Funding Request:  $1.43M

2. Lillian Gregerman Bandshell Replacement: 

  • Description: To improve the structure’s resistance to the elements, enlarge the performing and storage spaces, expand seating, upgrade lighting and walkways and incorporate original Victorian details
  • Article:  10
  • CPA Funding Request:  $333,000

3. Restoration of the Onset Pier:

  • Description:  Restoration of the Onset Pier
  • Approval:  Spring 2018 Town Meeting, Article 13
  • CPA Funding:  $250,000

4. Restoration of the Tremont Nail Freight Building:

  • Description:  Restoration of the Freight Building at the Tremont Nail property
  • Approval:  Special Spring 2018 Town Meeting, Article 8
  • CPA Funding:  $200,000