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BOSTON POST-GAZETTE, SEPTEMBER 2, 2011 Page15 Going Down to the Wire This year, the pennant race in the AL East is the most exciting race worth watching. The Red Sox and Yankees are battling it out game to game. How dif- ferent this division race might have been had Clay Buchhotz been healthy this season in Boston or had CC Sabathia not looked so pathetic against the Sox? These Sox are pretty darn good this year. Big Papi is playing hard for a new con- tract. Josh Beckett and Jon Lester are both super. Pap is back more or less. Dave Bard is good. John Lackey isn't lacking so much lately. Tim Wakefield has been a life- saver in search of his 200 th career victory. Behind the plate give me more Salty and Jess Jaso The captain may still be the captain but he isn't what he once was. He's still great with the young pitchers but that's about all. Facts You Probably Didn't Know Back 70 years ago during Joe DiMaggio's 56 game hit- ting streak, he hit 15 home runs, 55 RBIs and batted .408. That same season, Ted Williams won the batting crowd with a .406 average and was the last major leaguer to hit over .400. On September 28, 1941 when the Sox were scheduled for a doubleheader, Williams was hitting .395 which would have rounded out to .400. However, instead of sitting out the final day's double- header, he chose to play both games. Ted didn't think he deserved a .400 average if he sat out the games. Teddy Baseball went 6-for-8 and fin- ished the season at .406. Joe DiMaggio Stamp The Yankees and Red Sox are in a tight race for the AL East division, but when it comes to U.S. postage stamps, the Yankees are in first. LEGAL NOTICE MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Sealed General Bids for MPA Contract No. L1053-C1, NEW TOWER LIFE SAFETY UPGRADES, LOGAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, EAST 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. local time on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2011 immediately after which, in a designated room, the bids will be opened and read publicly. Sealed filed sub-bids for the same contract will be received at the same office until 11:00 A.M. local time on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2011, immediately after which, in a designated room, the filed sub-bids will be opened and read publicly. NOTE: PRE-BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD AT THE CAPITAL PROGRAMS DEPARTMENT (ABOVE ADDRESS) AT 10:00 AM LOCAL TIME ON TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 20, 2011. The work includes UPGRADES TO THi= LIFE SAFETY SYSTEMS AT THE NEW TOWER INCLUDING REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF EXHAUST FANS, INSTALLATION OF AC UNITS, FIRE PROTECTION WORK, ELECTRICAL AND FIRE ALARM UPGRADES, AND MINOR DEMOLITION AND BUILDING CONTROLS WORK. Bid documents will be made available beginning WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2011. In order to be eligible and responsible to bid on this contract General Bidders must submit with their bid a current Certificate of Eligibility issued by the Division of Capital Asset Management and an Update i Statement. The General Bidder must be certified in the category of GENERAL CONSTRUCTION. The estimated contract cost is ONE MILLION ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,100,000.00). In order to be eligible and responsible to bid on this contract, filed Sub-bidders must submit with their bid a current Sub-bidder Certificate of Eligibility issued by the Division of Capital Asset Management and a Sub-bidder Update Statement. The filed Sub-bidder must be certified in the sub-bid category of work for which the Sub-bidder is submitting a bid proposal. Bid Documents in electronic format may be obtained free of charge at the Authority's Capital Programs Department Office, together with any addenda or amendments, which the Authority may issue and a I printed copy of the Proposal form. !Bidding procedures and award of the contract and sub-contracts shall be in accordance with the provisions of Sections 44A through 44H inclusive, Chapter 149 of the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 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 certified 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 Authodty, (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 principal of the agreements contained in the bid. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a performance bond and a labor and materials payment bond, each in an amount equal to 100% of the Contract price. The surety shall be a surety company or securities satisfactory to the Authority. Atlention is called to the minimum rate of wages to be paid on the work as determined under the provisions of Chapter 149, Massachusetts General Laws, Sect[drfl26 t{) .76,rrdsive, as anended. 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 ONE MILLION DOLLARS ($1,000,000.00). Said policy shall be on an occurrence basis and the Authority shall be included as an Additional Insured. See the insurance sections of Division I, General Requirements and Division II, Special Provisions for complete details. Filed sub-bids will be required and taken on the following classes of work: HEATING, VENTILATING, AND AIR-CONDITIONING ELECTRICAL The Authority reserves the dght to reject any sub-bid of any sub-trade where permitted by Section 44E of the above-referenced General Laws. The right is also reserved to waive any informality in or to reject any or all proposals and General Bids. This contract is subject to a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation provision requiring that not less than 3% of the Contract be performed by disadvantaged business enterprise contractors. With 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. This Contract is also subject to Affirmative Action requirements of the Massachusetts Port Authority contained in the Non-Discrimination and Affirmative Action article of Division I, 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 subcontractors of the requirement for such certification where the subcontract exceeds $10,000. Complete information and authorization to view the site may be obtained from the Capital Programs Department Office at the Massachusetts Port Authority. The right is reserved to waive any informality in or reject any or all proposals. MASSACHUSE'I'TS PORT AUTHORITY DAVID S. MACKEY INTERIM CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ." -" ' . ." '.".' ,:-' ..... "'"-'J'  Run date: 9/2/11 EXTRA Innlnp by Sal Giarratani Next summer, Joe DiMaggio will be appearing on U.S. postage stamps as a part of the Major League Baseball All-Star stamp series. DiMaggio's debut on a U.S. stamp is long overdue. Said Steve Kearney, manager of stamp services at the U.S. Postal Service, "Yankees fans are already very confi- dent about their legacy but this will just reinforce that." The baseball stamps will be released in July 2012 and will be issued as Forever Stamps. In '69 when Ajman was an independent emirate in the Persian Gulf, that nation issued a DiMaggio postage stamp. Cubbie's Mental Health Day Recently, the Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro apparently drifted off into space in the 6 th of a game and seemingly missed his own pitcher's pitch to the plate. He was spotted kick- ing dirt and walking with his back to home plate. LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Middlesex Probate and Family Court 208 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02141 Docket No. MI11D2293DR DIVORCE SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION AND MAILING HANNAH KIARAHO VS. DAVID McBEAN To the Defendant: The Plaintiff has filed a Complaint for Divorce requesting that the Court grant a divorce for Irretrievable Breakdown of the Marriage lB. The Complaint is on file at the Court. An Automatic Restraining Order has been entered in this matter preventing you from taking any action which would negatively impact the current financial status of either party. SEE Supplemental Probate Court Rule 411. You are hereby summoned and required to serve upon: Nzenwa Augustine Chima Esq., Law Office of Nzenwa Austin Chima, 925 Washington Street, Suite 6, Dorchester, MA 02124 your answer, if any, on or before October 5, 2011. If you fail to do so, the court will proceed to the hearing and adjudication of this action. You are also required to file a copy of your answer, if any, in the office of the Register of this Court. WITNESS, Hon. PETER C. DiGANGI, First Justice of this Court. Date: August 24, 2011 Tara E. DeCristofaro, Register of Probate Run date: 9/2/11 LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Middlesex Probate and Family Court 208 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02141 Docket No. MI11D1506DR DIVORCE SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION AND MAILING MARIE A. BALAN vs. ROBENSON YOUYOUTE To the Defendant: Robanson Youyoute The Plaintiff has filed a Complaint for Divorce requesting that the Court Middlesex Probate and Family Court, 208 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02141 grant a divorce for cruel & abusive treatment. The Complaint is on file at the Court. An Automatic Restraining Order has been entered in this matter preventing you from taking any action which would negatively impact the current financial status of either party. SEE Supplemental Probate Court Rule 411. You are hereby summoned and required to serve upon: Harvey Alford Esq., Alford & Bertrand LLC, 60 Areenal Street, P.O. Box 322, Watertown, MA 02471 your answer, if any, on or before September 23, 2011. If you fail to do so, the court will proceed to the hearing and adjudication of this action. You are also required to file a copy of your answer, if any, in the office of the Register of this Court. WITNESS, Hon. PETER C. DiGANGI, First Justice of this Court. Date: August 12, 2011 Tara E. DeCdstofaro, Register of Probate Run date: 9/2,'11 His manager said he's "real disappointed" in his player and would give him "a men- tal day off." Signed as a Pitcher and Now Doing Police Beat Jay Rainville was a home- town kid raised in Paw- tucket, RI, who graduated from Bishop Hendricken High School in Warwick, RI. In 2003, he was such an out- standing high school ball- player that he was named Rhode Island's 2003 Gator- ade Player of the Year. For eight seasons he pitched for the Minnesota Twins in the minors after becoming the Twins' second round draft in 2004. He was chosen 39 th overall that year. Injuries set in and a bad shoulder eventually took him out of baseball for good. On August 1, Rainville was sworn in as a police officer in the North Smith- field Police Department and he is looking forward to serving this community. Prior to August, he was a police officer for the Foster (RI) Police Department. Howie Long a Townie Hall of Famer Normally, this is only a baseball column, but due to my Charlestown family roots, I cannot pass up letting folks know about an upcoming Howie Long dedication cer- emony. Long played 13 sea- sons for either the Oakland or Los Angeles Raiders as a defensive end. He was also named to the Pro Bowl eight times and was a member of the 1984 Super Bowl- winning Raiders. Long was inducted into the Pro Foot- ball Hall of Fame in 2000. The dedication ceremony will be held on Wednesday, September 7 at the Charles- town Boys Girls Club on Green Street and a plaque highlighting his NFL career will be on permanent dis- play and will recognize Howie as one of Charles- town's hometown heroes. For further information, call Greg Jackson or John Killoran at 617-242-1775. LEGAL NOTICE MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS The MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY (Massport) is soliciting professional consulting services for MPA CONTRACT NO. L1102-D4, FY12 TERM AIRFIELD DESIGN, MASSPORT AVIATION FACILITIES. The Authority is seeking qualified multi-disciplined consultant firms/teams with proven experience to provide, on an as-needed basis, professional engineering services for planning, design and construction related services for airport related projects. Services may involve the planning and/or design of new facilities or the upgrade/rehabilitation of existing facilities including, but not limited to, the following airport systems: runways, taxiways and apron pavements; drainage; airfield lighting, signing and marking; electrical power and communications; computer control/monitoring of airfield lighting and navigation aids. The Consultant may also be responsible for performing special studies investigating pavements, lighting, airspace penetrations, safety area improvements, taxiway/runway aircraft clearance areas, obstacles in approach surfaces, and de-icing as well as providing technical reports quantifying environmental impacts to support environmental permitting, if necessary. The Consultant shall have an extensive working knowledge of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules and regulations. The Consultant's scope of work may include any or all of the following: feasibility studies, operational evaluations, recommendation reports (including subsurface/geotechnical reports), and design, bid and construction phase services, including resident inspection services. The Authority anticipates selecting two consultants. However, the Authority reserves the right to select a different number if it is deemed in its best interest to do so. The Authority expects to issue work order contracts totaling $3,000,000 to the selected consultants for these services. Distribution of the contract amounts shall be at the discretion of the Authority. Each submission shall include a Statement of Qualifications that provides detailed information in response to the evaluation criteria set forth below and include Architect/Engineer & Related Services questionnaire SF330 with the appropriate number of Part IIs. M/W/DBE Certification of the prime or any subconsultants shall be current at the time of submittal and the Consultant shall include a copy of the M/W/DBE certification letter from the Supplier Diversity Office, formerly known as State Office of Minority and Women Business Assistance (SOMWBA) within its submittal. If M/W/DBE firms are proposed, provide a description of the scope of work proposed in Section H of the SF330. The Consultant shall also provide litigation and legal proceedings information, signed under the pains and penalties of perjury, in a separate sealed envelope entitled "Litigation and Legal Proceedings". See www.masseort.com/doing-business/Pages/CapitaIProgramsResourceCenter.aspx for more details on litigation and legal proceedings history submittal requirements. The submission shall be evaluated on basis of: (1) current evel of experience of the team for similar projects, particularly the Project Manager (2) geographic location and availability of the Project Manager, resident inspectors and other key personnel to be assigned to the project, (3) demonstrated ability to perform work safely and with minimal disruption to airport operations, (4) experience and expertise of subconsultants, (5) cost management and scheduling capabilities, (6) M/W/DBE and affirmative action efforts, (7) current level of work with the Authority and (8) past performance for the Authority, if any (9) experience with sustainable design concepts, and (10) litigation and legal proceedings history. The selection shall involve a two-step process including the shortlisting of a minimum of three firms based on an evaluation of the Statements of Qualifications received in response to this solicitation followed immediately by a final selection of the consuifant(s) by the Authority. By responding to this solicitation, consultants agree to accept the terms and conditions of Massport's standard work order agreement, a copy of the Authority's standard agreement can be found on the Authority's web page at www.massport.com. The exception to this standard agreement is the insurance requirement of $5,000,000 of professional liability and $10,000,000 of commercial general liability coverage. The Consultant shall specify in its cover letter that it has the ability to obtain requisite insurance coverage. Submissions shall be printed on both sides of the sheet (8 1/2" x 11"), no acetate covers. Ten (10) copies of a bound document and one PDF version on a disc each limited to: 1) an SF 330 including the appropriate number of Part Its, 2) no more than 5 sheets (10 pages) of information contained under SF 330 Section H addressing the evaluation items (except for the litigation and legal proceedings history), and 3) no more than 3 sheets (6 pages) of other relevant material not including a 3 page (max.) cover letter, covers, and dividers shall be addressed to Houssam H. Sleiman, P.E., CCM, Director of Capital Programs and Environmental Affairs and received no later than 12:00 Noon on Thursday, September 29, 2011 at the Massachusetts Port Authority, Logan Office Center, One Harborside Drive, Suite 209S, Logan International Airport, East Boston, MA 02128-2909. Any submission which exceeds the page limit set here or which is not received in a timely manner shall be rejected by the Authority as non-responsive. Any information provided to the Authority in any Proposal or other written or oral communication between the Proposer and the Authority will not be, or deemed to have been, proprietary or confidential, although the Authority will use reasonable efforts not to disclose such information to persons who are not employees or consultants retained by the Authority except as may be required by M.G.L.c.66. All questions relative to the submission shall only be directed to Catherine Wetherell, Deputy Director of Capital Programs and Environmental Affairs at (617) 568-3501. MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY DAVID S. MACKEY INTERIM CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Run date: 9/2/11 ,11