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PAGE 8 POST-GAZETTE, JULY 14, 2017 East Boston Main Streets Presents: SATURDAY JULY 15 FREE Visit to Spectacle Island, Noon-2:30 pm, departing: Logan Airport Ferry Terminal, 101 Harborside Drive. This is a TICKETED event; please arrive 30 minutes early. For tickets and information, contact Marisa DiPietro at 617-569-3221, Ext. 107, or at mdipietro@ Sponsored by Boston Harbor Now and the East Boston Social Centers. Eastie'$ Sidewalk Sale, Shop locally during Eastie Week for great deals: 20% discount at participating businesses! Just mention =Eastie Week" at participating East Boston Chamber of Commerce businesses to receive a 20% discount! For more informa- tion, contact Marita Palavicini at 617-538-3618, or Joanna Cataldo at 617-833-2013, or View Par- ticipating Businesses at Sponsored by EB Chamber of Commerce. FREE ,~tstte Farm Work Party, 10:00 am-2:00 pm. Join the good folks at the Eastie Farm for a community work party! Eastie Farm, 294 Sumner Street. For more information, contact Eastie Farm at eastiefarm@gmaiLcom or 617-335-2278. SUNDAY JULY 16 FREE Community Sailing, 3:00-6:00 pm, Piers Park Sailing Center, 95 Marginal Street. This is a TICKETED event. Please arrive 15 minutes early. For tickets and information, contact Alex DeFronzo at 617-561-6677 or, Sponsored by the Piers Park Sailing Center and the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center. Free ZUMI~ Summer Concert Series, 6:00-8:00 pm. Join us for a free community concert in the park! Piers Park Amphitheater. For more information, contact Jeeyoon Kim at 617-568-9777 or MONDAY JULY 17 FREE Read Boston at the Library -for kids 7 and under, i: 15- 2:15 pro. Join us at the East Boston Public Library, 365 Bremen Street, for an aftemoon of storytelling. Children will receive a FREE book! For more information, contact Margaret Kelly at 617-569-0271 or mkelly( Sponsored by the East Boston Public Library. FREE Family Arts and Crafts and Crafts in Piers Parkl 12:30-2:00 pm. Join us at Piers Park with your family to have fun making arts and crafts and get a special promo to join the East Bos- ton YMCA. For more info, contact Brian Hanley at 617-418-0054. Sponsored by the East Boston PierPAC Inc. Committee. WEDNF. DAY JULY 19 FREE Historic New England - Summer in the City for kids 12 and under, 3:00-4:00 pro. Join us at the East Boston Public ,.t~,il~;0Vd,~ 36,~:,Brcmen Street, to ,cb'p~0re th~shapes, styles, and material that make a city. Children will create their own cityscape using geometric shapes. For more information, contact Margaret Kelly at 617-559-0271 or Sponsored by the East Boston Public Library. FREE The Eddg Presents: Music on the Lawn, 6:30-8:30 pm. Join us for a community concert by ZUMIX, The Eddy, 10 New Street. For more information, contact Courtney Henderson at or 617-561-9600. Sponsored by the Eddy. THURSDAY JULY 20 FREE Yoga on the Lawn, 6:30-8:00 pm. Join us at the East Boston Public Library, 365 Bremen Street, for a free community Yoga session. We will start with a meditative walk through the gor- geous community garden. For more information, contact Margaret Kelly at 617-569-0271 or Sponsored by the East Boston Public Library. FRIDAY JULY 21 FREE Movie Night - Moana, 8:00 pm. Join us in Belmont Square/Brophy Park for a showing of the movie Moana. Bring a blanket or chairs to sit on the grass. For more information, contact M~xy Cole (JPNA) at maryc3d.jpna@gmail.corn, Colin McGinnis (NOAH) at, or 617-418-8241. Sponsored by NOAH & JPNA. SATURDAY JULY 22 FREE C~u'Hc Fest/va/, 10:00 am-2:00 pm. Music, food, and garlic at Eastie Farm, 294 Sumner Street- For more information, please contactEastie Farm at eas ( or 617-335-2278. KITCHEN & BATH MASONRY REMODELING CONSTRUCTION Consffuction Services, LLC DEMOLITION Remodeling & Design FENCES & DECKS Bostonia nc onstructionservic es. c om Licensed & Insured 8 SITES OPEN FOR FREE EACH FRIDAY 10 FRIDAYS. 1OO% FREE. JULY 14 Edward M. Kennedy Institute The Metropolitan Waterworks Museum Harvard Museums of Science & Culture Larz Anderson Auto Museum Provincetown Art Association and Museum Edward Gorey House Museum of Russian Icons Cape Ann Museum JULY 21 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston * Boston Athenaeum The Museum of the NCAAA Fruitlands Museum, The Trustees Spellman Museum of Stamps & Postal History Lynn Museum Tanglewood Hancock Shaker Village Sandwich Glass Museum For more information please visit www.highlandstreeLorg or call 617-969-8900 MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Sealed General Bids for MPA Contract No. M524-C2, BERTH 11 & 14 REHABILITATION - CONLEY TERMINAL, SOUTH BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, will be received by the Massachusetts Port Authority at the Capital Programs Department Office, Suite 209S, Logan Office Center, One Harborside Drive, East Boston, Massachusetts 02128-2909, until 11:00 A.M. Incal time on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2017, immediately after which, in a designated room, the proposal will be opened and read publicly. NOTE: PRE-BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD AT THE LARGE ADMIN CONFERENCE ROOM OF CONLEY CONTAINER TERMINAL, 940 E. 1ST ST., BOSTON, MA 02127, ON THURSDAY, JULY 27, 2017, AT 10:30 AM LOCAL TIME. ALL ATI'ENDEES MUST BRING A VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE, US PASSPORT, OR TWlC TO OBTAIN ENTRY TO CONLEY TERMINAL. PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 1/2 HOUR EARLY TO OBTAIN SECURITY CLEARANCE PRIOR TO ENTRY. BASE BID: 1. DEMOLITION OF THE BERTH 11 FASCIA BEAM AND ALL PIER EDGE MOUNTED FIXTURES INCLUDING MARINE FENDERS, MOUNTING BRACKETS, FENDER CHAINS, ANCHOR PLATES, AND MOORING BOLLARDS; AND INSTALLATION OF NEW MARINE FENDERS, MOORING BOLLARDS, PIER FASCIA BEAM, AND CRANE RAIL STABILIZATION WALL. 2. DEMOLITION OF THE PIER DECK AS REQUIRED TO PERFORM TIMBER PILE REPLACEMENT; AND INSTALLATION OF TIMBER PILE REPLACEMENTS, TIMBER REPLACEMENT CONCRETE PILE CAP, AND PATCHING OF THE PIER DECK AS REQUIRED. 3. DEMOLITION AND EXCAVATION OF THE EXISTING INSHORE BULKHEAD PILE CAP AS REQUIRED AND INSTALL THE STEEL SHEET PILE BULKHEAD, BAI"rER PILES, AND PILE CAP. 4. UTILITY MODIFICATIONS AND REPAIRS ASSOCIATED WITH THE ABOVE REPAIRS ADD ALTERNATIVE 1: 1. DEMOLITION AND DISPOSAL OF BERTH 14 EXISTING PIER DECK, PILE CAPS, AND JERSEY BARRIERS; AND INSTALLATION OF NEW CONCRETE PILE CAPS, DECK, APPROACH SLAB, EXPANSION JOINTS, JERSEY BARRIERS, AND STEEL PILE SUPPORTED MOORING BOLLARD WITH CONCRETE CAP. ADD ALTERNATIVE 2: 1. REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF EXISTING BERTH 11 SHIP TO SHORE CRANE RAILS AND ACCESSORIES. ADD ALTERNATIVE 3: 1. DEMOLITION OF EXISTING LADDER AND CAGE ON CRANES 5 AND 6 AND INSTALLATION OF STEEL STAIRS CRANES 5 AND 6. ADD ALTERNATIVE 4: 1. INSTALLATION OF BACK FLOW PREVENTER ON BERTH 12. ADD ALTERNATWE 5: 1. PAINTING AND STRIPING OF BERTH 11 AND STATIONING OF BERTH 11 & 12. ADD ALTERNATIVE 6: ......... i' REMOVE AND REPLACE UNDER DECK DRY FIRE PIPING WITH STAINLESS STEEL PIPES AND NOZZLES. ADD ALTERNATIVE 7: 1. PARTIAL REMOVAL OF EXISTING UNDERDECK TIMBER FIREWALL AND RECONSTRUCTION IN KIND, CONNECTION REPLACEMENT, REPAIRS TO EXISTING RRE WALLS, AND FULL REPLACEMENT OF FIRE WALLS. Bid documents will be made available beginning WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, 2017. Bid Documents in electronic format may be obtained free of charge at the Authodty's Capital Programs Department Office, together with any addenda or amendments, which the Authority may issue and a pdnted copy of the Proposal form. The estimated Base Bid cost is $24,,500,000. The estimated Add-Alternate 1 cost is $1,040,000. The estimated Add-Aftemate 2 cost is $1,360,000. The estimated Add-Altemate 3 cost is sg0,000. The estimated Add-Aftemate 4 cost is $530,000. The estimated Add-Altemate 5 cost is $,92,000. The estimated Add-Altemate 6 cost is $500,000. The estimated Add-Altemate 7 cost is $532,000. A proposal guaranty shall be submitted with each General Bid consisting of a bid deposit for five (5) percent of the value of the bid; when sub-bids are required, each must be accompanied by a deposit equal to five (5) percent of the sub-bid amount, in the form of a bid bond, or cash, or a ceded check, or a treasurer's or a cashier's check issued by a responsible bank or trust company, payable to the Massachusetts Port Authority in the name of which the Contract for the work is to be executed. The bid deposit shall be (a) in a form satisfactory to the Authority, (b) with a surety company qualified to do business in the Commonwealth and satisfactory to the Authority, and (c) conditioned upon the faithful performance by the pdncipal of the agreements contained in the bid. Bidders must submit a Buy American Cedificate with all bids. Bids that are not accompanied by a completed Buy American Certificate must be rejected as non-responsive. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a performance bond and a labor and metedals payment bend, each in an amount equal to 100% of the Contract price. The surety shall be a surety company or securities satisfactory to the Authority. Attention is called to the minimum rata of wages to be paid on the work as determined under the previsions of Chapter 149, Massachusetts General Laws, Section 26 to 27G, inclusive, as amended. The Contractor will be required to pay minimum wages in accordance with the schedules listed in Division II, Special Provisions of the Specifications, which wage rates have been predetermined by the U.S. Secretary of Labor and/or the Commissioner of labor and Industries of Massachusetts, whichever is greater. The successful Bidder will be required to purchase and maintain Bodily Injury Liability Insurance and Property Damage Liability Insurance for a combined single limit of $1,000,000. Said policy shall be on an occurrence basis and the Authority shall be included as an Additional Insured. Sea the insurance sections of Division I, General Requirements and Division II, Special Provisions for complete details. This contract is subject to a Disadvantaged Business Enterpdse participation provision requiring that not less than ONE AND ONE TENTH PERCENT (1.1%) of the Contract be performed by disadvantaged business enterpdse contractors. W'@ respect to this provision, bidders are urged to familiarize themselves thoroughly with the Bidding Documents. Strict compliance with the pertinent procedures will be required for a bidder to be deemed responsive and eligible. The Recipient, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that for any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterpness will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award. This Contract is also subject to Affirmative Action requirements of the Massachusetts Port Authority contained in Article 84 of the General Requirements and Covenants, and to the Secretary of Labor's Requirement for Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Opportunity and the Standard Federal Equal Opportunity Construction Contract Specifications (Executive Order 11246). The General Contractor is required to submit a Certification of Non-Segregated Facilities pdor to award of the Contract, and to notify prospective sub-contractors of the requirement for such certification where the sub-contract exceeds $10,000. A Contractor having fifty (50) or more employees and his sub-contractors having fifty (50) or more employees who may be awarded a sub-contract of $50,000 or more will, within one hundred twenty (120) days from the contract commencement, be required to develop a written affirmative action compliance program for each of its establishments. Compliance Reports - Within thirty (30) days of the award of this Contract the Contractor shall file a compliance report (Standard Form [SF 100]) if: (a) The Contractor has not submitted a complete compliance report within twelve (12) months preceding the date of award, and (b) The Contractor is within the definition of =employed' in Paragraph 2c (3) of the instructions included in SF 100. The contractor shall require the sub-contractor on any first-tier sub-contracts, irrespective of the dollar amount, to file SF 100 within thirty (30) days after the award of the sub-contracts, if the above two conditions apply. SF 100 will be furnished upon request. SF 100 is normally furnished Contractors annually, based on a mailing list currently maintained by the Joint Reporting Committee. In the event a contractor has not received the form; he may obtain it by writing to the following address: Joint Reporting Committee 1800 G Street Washington, DC 20506 Complete information and authorization to view the site may be obtained from the Capital Programs Department Office at the Massachusetts Port Authority. The dght is reserved to waive any informality in or reject any or all proposals. MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY THOMAS P. GLYNN CEO & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Run date: 7/14/2017