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BOSTON POST-GAZETTE, NOVEMBER 7, 2014 Page 15 ,i LEGAL NOTICE REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS The MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY (Authority) is soliciting consulting services for MPA CONTRACT NOS. AP1314-S3 andS4 , FY15-16 LOGAN INTERNATIONAL AiRPORT/SOUTH BOSTON BRIDGE AND TUNNEL INSPECTIONS. The Authority is seeking qualified consutting firms or teams with proven experience to provide professional services related to the insDection of bridges and tunnels on an on-cell, as needed basis. These services are expected to be provided at Massport.owned property in East Boston and South Boston, MA. The Consultant must be abre to work closely with the Authority and other interested parties in order to provide such services ih a timely and effective manner. The consultant shall demonstrate experience in bridge and tunnel inspections and have the ability to provide .traffic control, prepare bridge inspection reports, and prepare recommendations for maintenance and repair of the structures. The consultant shall also have the ability to prepare cost estimates for any recommended repairs. The work will also include an inventory and inspection of existingroadway sign structures. The scope of work shall include, but not be limited to tle following: . (1) Review of existing bridge inspection reports and available plans for the structures to be inspected. (2) Prepare Traffic Managemeni Plans and submit Lane Closure Requests in advance of the inspections. (3) Coordinate with State Police and Massport Operations regarding the necessary access and impacts on travelers during the inspection period. (4) Conduct the inspections and complete the Bridge or Tunnel inspection forms with appropriate sketches and .photographs to acourately depict the observed field conditions. The work shall also include inspection of all overhead sign StTUCtures as assigned by th e project manager. (5) Prepare and submit the SI&A forms and submit to MassDOT for incorporation into their bridge management system, as. appropriate. (6) Submit two hard-copies and one electronic copy (PDF) of the completed inspection reports with a letter summarizing the recommended maintenance and repairs for the structures. (7) Conduct inventory and inspection of roadway sign structures. (8) Present periodic summaries of the bridge, tunnel, and sign inspection findings to the Director of Capital Programs. (9) Prepare cost estimates and repair sketches for critical areas needing repair, as requested. The Authority expects to select two consultants. However, the Authority reserves the right to select a different number if it is deemed in its best interest to do so. Each consultant shall be issued a contract in an amount not to exceed Three Hundred Thousand Dollars ($300,000.). The implementation of these services will be dependent on available funding, but if fully funded, the project is likely to take place over a two year period. The services shall be authorized on a work order basis. 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 questionnaires SF 330 (www.gsa.gov/portsl/forms/downlond/116486) with the appro- priate number of Part IIs. M/WBE Certification of the prime and subconsuttants shatt be current at the time of submittaland the Consultant shall provide a copy of the M/WBE certification letter from the Supplier Diversity Office, formerly known as State Office of Minority and Women Business As; sistance (SOMWBA) within its submittal. The Consultant shall indicate the proposed percentage of M/WBE participation in its qualification package. The Consultant shall also provide an original and nine copies of litigation and legal proceedings information, signed under the pains and penal- ties of perjury, in a separate sealed envelope entitled =Litigation and Legal Proceedings". See hp://wwwmassprtcm/businesswMmassptt/capifaimprvements/resurceenter fo! more details on litigation and legal proceedings history submittal requirements. The Author/ly may reject any application if any of the required information is not provided: Cover Letter, Insurance Requirements, Litigation and Legal proceedings, and SF330 Part IIs forthe Prime and every sub.censuitant. The above-mentioned information shall be high. lighted in the Cover Letter. The submission shall be evaluated on basis of: (1) current level of experience and knowledge of the team for similar projects, particutafiy 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) experience and expertise of subconsultants, (4) demonstrated ability to perform work with minimal disruption to facility operations, (5) cost management and scheduling capabilities, (6) M/WBE and affirmative action efforts, (7) current level of work with the Authority, (8) past performance for the Authority, if any, and (9) project understanding and technical approach to this project. The selection shall involve a two-step process including the shortiisting 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 consultant(s) by the Authority. The Authority reserves the right to interview the firms prior to final selection, if deemed appropriate.. 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 Author's web page at uw/.massport.com. THE INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS WITHIN THE STANDARD CONSULTANT AGREEMENT SHALL BE REVISED TO REQUIRE $3,000,000 IN PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY, $1,000,000 IN COMMERCIAL GENERAL LIABILITY, AND $1,000,000 IN AUTOMOBILE LIABILITY. 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. One (1) original and nine (9) 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 IIs, 2) resumes of key individuals only each limited to one (1) page under SF 330, Section E, 3) no more than ten (10) projects each limited to one (1) page under SF 330, Section F, 4) no more than 3 sheets (6 pages) of information contained under SF 330 Section H addressing the evaluation items (except for the litigation and legal proceedings history), and 5) no more than 2 sheets (4 pages) of other relevant material not including a 2 page (max.) cover letter, SDO certification letters, covers, dividers, and other required information. This submission, including the litigation and legal proceedings history in a separate sealed enve- lope as required shall be addressed to Houssam H. Sleiman, PE, CCM, Director of Capital Pro- grams and Environmental Affairs and received no later than 12:00 Noon on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at the Massachusetts Port Authority, Logan Office Center, One Harborside Drive, Suite 209S, Logan International Airport, East Boston, MA 02128-2909. Any submission 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 Pro- poser 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. The procurement process for these services wilt proceed according to the following anticipated schedule- DATE / TIME November 12, 2014 November 21, 2014 / Noon November 26, 2014 / 5:00 p.m. December 11,2014 / Noon Times are Eastern Standard Time (US). Questions may be sent via email to CPBidOuestions@massport.com subject to the deadline for receipt stated in the timetable above. In the subject lines of your email, please reference the MPA Project Name and Number. Questions and their responses will be posted on Capital Bid Opportunities webpage of Massport http://www.massport.conVdoing-business/_layouts/ CapitalProgramsldefault.aspx as an attachment to the original Legal Notice and on COMMBUYS (www.commbuys.com) in the listings for this project. MASSACHUSEI"rS PORT AUTHORITY THOMAS P. GLYNN CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Run date: 10/7/14 EXTRA Innings by Sal Giarratani Joe Maddon Joe Maddon Chicago Bound The Chicago Cubs have hired Joe Maddon as the manager of' next year's C1bbies. Maddon, 60, who led fie Tampa Bay Rays to four payoff berths in nine sea- s,ns, is replacing Rick lnteria. Maddon exercised a] opt-out clause in his c,ntract and will be taking o,er a team that finished in last place going 73-89 in the dismal 2014 season. Why Don't Kids Play Baseball or Softball Anymore? When I was a kid growing up in Roxbury, we kids were always playing ball some- where. Sometimes it was Carter Playground on Co- lumbus Avenue, sometimes it was the "Prairie "over by Old Mr. Boston and some- times we did pickup games on Sundays in closed park- ing lots. Playing softball was a real pick-up sport back in the day. We could play for h0urs with game after game until it got too dark to see the bail My favorite place to play pick up on Sundays was Blairs Foodland parking lot on the Harrison Avenue side. Next door was Berwicks, the home of the Whoopie Pie and there was a great Green Monster-like war between Berwicks and Blairs. The batter's box was facing this war and we would try and send a homer over the wall to Berwicks'. All we needed to start a game was find three or four kids and before you knew it, we had seven or eight kids. Others would come by and before you knew it, it was "Play Bail." Every Sunday af- ternoon we took over the empty parking lot owned by the Green Shoe Factory and would play a group of older Puerto Rican guys who loved playing the game as much as us. It was the Ricans ver- sus the kids. Sometimes, they won, sometimes we did. I personally think those days are gone forever. Who plays baseball or softball any- more scheduled or on the fly? Most kids are into soc- cer and football today. Is baseball really America's pastime anymore? I think not. However, it isn't be- cause the game is too slow, it is because going to real games at Fenway is out of reach. Back as a kid, my brother and I would go to up- wards of 20 games a season to see the real game played, Tickets in the bleachers were 90 cents and then a $1.25. Forthe right-field grandstands, the price went up to $2.50. If kids can't afford to see the real thing, playing make- believe takes a nosedive. Most of the time back then. we all pretended to be our favorite player. I remember 1.964 when I played at first base and as a pinch hitter. I was only 17 years old and loving every. moment. Fourteen years later, I was still-enjoying the. game as a member of the. Fenwood Flyers in a union- sponsored softball league. Still at first base and still getting a kick out of the game. Recently, the Giants beat the Royals in a seven game World Series, I didn't watch one game of the series. It had nothing to do with the slow- ness of the game; it had to' do with the growing loss of interest in what once was America's past-time, but no more. Steroids played a big part in this growing disfavor with the game, but it all begins on the sandlots of America. We need to get the kids back into the game and we can't waste too much time in do- ing so. LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Probate and Family Court Suffolk Probate and Family Court 24 New Chardon Street Boston, MA 02114 (617) 788-8300 Docket No. SU14P2560EA Estate of SVETLANA SPERLING Date of Death August 3, 2014 CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION To all interested persons: A Petition has been filed by Tatiana Chapsky of Neadham, MA requesting that me Court enter a formal Decree and Order of testacy and for such other relief as requested in the Petition. And also requesting that Tatisna Chapsky of Needham; MA be appointed as Personal Representative(s) of said estate to serve Without Surety on the bend. You have the right to obtain a copy of the Petition from the Petitioner or at the Court. You have s right to object to this proceeding. To do so, you or your attorney must file a written appearance and objection st this Court before 10:00 a.m. on November 28, 2014. This is NOT a hearing date, but s deadline by which you must file a written appearance and objection if you object to this proceed: ing. If you fail to file a timely written appear- ance and objection followed by an Affidavit of Objections within thirty (30) days of the return date, action may be taken without further notice to you. The estate is being administered under formal procedure by the Personal Represen- tative under the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code without supervision by the Court. Inventory and accounts are not required to be tiled with the Court, but recipi- ents are entitled to notice regarding the administration from the Personal Repre- sentative and can petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including distribution of assets and expenses of administration. WITNESS, HON.JOAN P.ARMSTRONG, Rrst Justice of this Court. Date: October 28, 2014 Ann Marie Passanisi, Register. of Probate Run date: 11/7/14 LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Middlesex Probate and Family Court 208 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02141 (617) 768-5600 Docket No. MI14P5537EA Estate of BENEDETTO MAGGERRA Also Known As BENNY MAGGERRA Date of Death October 11, 2014 CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION To all interested persons: A Petition has been filed by Robert A. aschal, Jr. of Holyoke, MA requesting that the Court enter a formal Decree and Order of testacy and for such other relief as requeste d in the Petition. And also requesting that Robert A. Paschal, Jr. of Holyoke, MA be appointed as Personal Representative(s) of said estate to serve on the bond. You have the right to obtain a copy of the Petition from the Petitioner or st the Court. You have a right to object to this proceeding. To do so, you or your attorney must tile s writ- ten appearance and objection at this Court before 10:00 a.m. on November 19,2014. This is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline by which you must file s written appearance and objection if you object to this proceed- ing. If you fail to file a timely written appear- ance and objection followed by an Affidavit of Objections within thirty (30) days of the return date, action may be taken without further notice to you. .. The estate is being administered under formal procedure by the Personal Represen- tative under the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Cede without supervision by the Court. Inventory and accounts are not required to be filed with the Court, but recipients are entitled to notice regarding the administration from tbe Pereonal Repre- sentetive and can petition the Court In any matter relating to the estate, including distribution of assets and expenses of administration. WITNESS, HON. EDWARD F. DONNELLY, JR., Rrst Justice of this Court Date: October 22, 2014 Tara E. DeCristofaro, Register of Probate Run date: 11/7/14 LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Middlesex Probate and Family Court 208 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02141 (617) 768-5800 Docket No. MI14P5559EA Estate of DAVID RICHARD DURNAN Date of Death August 10, 2014 CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION To all interested persons: A Petition has been filed by Barbara B. Stasiak of Somerville, MA requesting that the Court enter a formal Decree and Order of testacy and for such other relief as requested in the Petition. And also requesting that Bmbara B. Stasiak of Somerville, MA be appointed as Personal Representative(s) of said estate to serve Without Surety on the bond. You have the right to obtain a copy of the Petition from the Petitioner or at the Court. You have s dght to object to this proceeding. To do so, you or your attorney must file a writ- ten appearance and objection at this Court before t0:00 a.m. on November 20, 2014. This is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline by which you must file a wdtten appearance and objection if you object to this proceed- ing. If you fail to file s timely written appear- ance and objection followed by an Affidavit of Objections within thirty (30) days of the retum date, action may be taken without further notice to you. The estate is being administered under formal procedure by the Personal Represen- tative under the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code without supervision by the Court. Inventory and accounts are not required to be filed with the Court, but recipients are entitled to notice regarding the administration from the Personal Repre- eentative and can petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including distribution Of assets and expenses of administration. WITNESS, HON. EDWARD R DONNELLY, JR., Rret Justice of this Court Date: October 23, 2014 Tara E. DeCristofaro, Register of Probate Run date: 11/7/14 | WWW.BOSTONPOSTGAZETTE.COM