Building Community through Housing, Business Development, Social Services, and Community Engagement Projects

 

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Senior bus service expansion coming this summer – as part of our  work to grow transportation options in the Hilltowns, we are negotiating to operate the senior bus serving the towns of Chesterfield, Cummington, Goshen, Plainfield and Worthington.  Operating this FRTA bus will be a big step for us, moving from planning and advocacy on transportation issues into implementing real solutions for the region!

Got any ideas for a catchy new name for the bus? If you want to win the prize you have to submit this form by April 20th.

 

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GENERAL CONTRACTORS WANTED

Hilltown CDC is currently seeking General Contractors who are interested in working on Housing Rehabilitation projects funded through the Community Development Block Grant. We currently have funding to complete 14 rehab projects under the FY16 Grant and are applying for funding for another 21 projects under the FY17 Grant.      

 Projects are planned in the towns of Chesterfield, Cummington, Goshen, Peru, Plainfield, Westhampton, and Worthington with projects typically ranging upwards to $30,000.00.  Contractors working on Hilltown CDC Housing Rehab projects are assured payment for all approved work, a quick turnaround on invoices, and a steady source of local work all year.

 GC’s must possess a valid Contractor Supervisor’s License and a Home Improvement Contractor’s License (lead certification is preferred but not required).  Contractors must have Commercial Liability insurance as well as Workman’s Comp coverage if applicable.   

 HCDC is an EEO/Section 3 Employer. Women & members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

 Please contact Paula S. Bilodeau, Program Manager, at (413) 296-4536, ext. 123 for an application or email paulab@hilltowncdc.org. 

Funding is provided by the US Dept. of HUD/DHCD and MA CDBG Programs.