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POST-GAZETTE, DECEMBER 5, 2014 Page 11 LEGAL NOTICE REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS The MASSACHUSEKrs PORT AUTHORITY (Authority) is soliciting professional envirenmental consulting services for MPA CONTRACT NO. AP1520, TERM AIR EMISSION REDUCTION GRANT PREPARATION SERVICES - AUTHORITY-WIDE. The Authority is seeking a qualified environmental consulting firm or team, with proven experience in providing professional services including project planning, budgeting and conceptual design services on an on-cetl, as needed basis. These services may be required for any of the Massport- owned facilities including: Logan International Airport, Worcester Regional Airport, Hanscom Field, and Maritime Facilities. The consultant shall demonstrate experience in several disciplines including: environmental engineering, air quality modeling, performance of air emission assessments and calculations, grant proposal preparation, project planning and budgeting. The scope of work shall include, but is not limited to the following: (1) Providing assistance in identifying and pursuing grant opportunities including: Identification of opportunities, preparation, submission and administration of grant opportunities related to the FAA Voluntary Airport Low Emission (VALE) Program, EPA DERA grants and other grant programs targeting reduction of air emissions, air quality improvements, alternative fuel, or energy efficiency projects. (2) Providing assistance to plan and budget for air quality improvement projects, emission reduction strategies and sustainability initiatives at facilities owned by Massport. The awarded contract will be for athree year term in a total not-to-exceed amount of $500,000 The Authority expects to select one consultant. However, the Authority reserves the it a different number if it is deemed in its best interest to do so. Each consultant shallbe.issued a contract'in an amount up to but not exceeding $500,000. Each submission shall include a Statement of Qualifications that provides detailed information in response to all evaluation criteria set forth herein and include: proposed project team, an organizational chart, resumes of all proposed team members, identification of any proposed sub- 'consultants, technical approach to preparation of grant proposals, recent history and details of successful grant proposals, SF 330 ( with the appropriate number of Part IIs. DBE Certificetion of the prime and sub-consutiant(s) shall be :current at thetime of submittal and the Consultant shall provide a copy of the DBE certification letter from the Supplier Diversity Office, formerly known as State Office of Minority and Women Business Assistance (SOMWBA) within its submittal. The Consultant shall also provide an (1) original and nine (9) copies of litigation and legal proceedings information, signed under the pains and penalties of perjury, in a separate sealed envelope entitled "Litigation and Legal Proceedings". See http://www'massprt'crn/businese'with'massprt/capital'imprvements/resurce" center for more details on litigation and legal proceedings history submittal requirements. The Authority may reject any application ff any Of the required information is not provided: Cover Letter, Insurance Requirements, Litigation and Legal proceedings, and SF330 Part lls for the Prime and every subconsuitanL The above-mentioned information shall be highlighted in the Cover Letter. The submission shall be evaluated on basis of: (1) current level of experience and knowledge of the team for managing similar grant- related services work, including the project manager, subject matter experts, technical staff and any others proposed for this work. (2) experience managing awarded grant projects for clients. (3) experience and expertise of sub-consultants (if any), (4) technical approach for grant proposals, including pre-applicetion assessments define necessary infrastructure, design work, scheduling milestones required to meet grant application and reporting deadlines. (5) company experience within the last 5 years specifying: a) number of successful FAA VALE grant applications; b) number of successful low emission and other air quality improvement grants including EPA DERA, State funded grants and other comparable programs. (6) knowledge of airport oporations, airport management best practices and understanding of FAA criteria (7) DBE and affirmative action efforts or participation; (8) past performance of services with the Authority, if any 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 receivedin response to this solicitation, followed immediately by a final selection of the consultant(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 which can be found on the Authority's web page at The exception to this standard agreement is the insurance requirement of $1,000.000 of commercial general liability and comprehensive automobile liability nsurance coverage for bodily injury and property damage in an amount not less than $10 million. 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. Provide {1) original and nine (9) copies of a bound document and one PDF version on a compact disc each limited to: 1) an SF 330 including the appropriate number of Part IIs, 2) resumes of all proposed personnel, each limited to one (1) page under SF 330, Section E, 3) no more than ten (10) projects showing recent relevant experience, 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 forthe 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 envelope as required shall be Houssam H Sleiman, PE, CCM, Director of Capital Programs and Environmental Affairs and received no later than 12:00 Noon on Thursday, February 5, 2015 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 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 MG.LI c.66. The procurement process for these services will proceed according to the following anticipated schedule: Times are Eastern Standard Time (US). Questions may be sent via email to subject to the deadline :for receipt stated in the timetable above. In the subject lines of your entail, please reference the MPA Project Name and Number. Questions and their responses will be posted on Capital Bid Opportunities webpage of Massport http'.// CapitalPregrams/defeulLaspxas an attachment to the original Legal Notice and on COMMBUYS (www.commbuys.cem) in the listings for this project. MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY THOMAS P. GLYNN CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Run date: 12/5/14 The Post-Gazette is now on the Web! Check us out at You'll find the history of the Post-Gazette, information about our columnists, as well as advertising, submission and subscription information. m m Gridiro# l#di#le$ - )r . with Christian A. Guarino Patriots Fall Flat in Lambeau Leap Ok, let's get right to it, we're moving on to San Diego.   After last Sunday's I:.l 26-21 loss to the Green ! Bay Packers at Lambeau Field, the San Diego Chargers are all the 21 Patriots should be think- ing about this week. The Green Bay loss was the team's first in two months, break- ing a seven game winning streak, which had been the longest in the NFL this sea- son. The streaks over, time to move on. After falling behind 13-0 in a forgettable in'st quarter, quarterback Tom Brady led the Patriots to within two points 16-14, with only 1:09 remaining on the second quarter clock. They had stolen the momentum away from Green Bay and would also be receiving the second half kickoff. But Packers quarter- back Aaron Rodgers had other ideas, find- ing Jordy Nelson on third down and four, and the speedy wide receiver did the rest, slic- ing through the heart of the Patriots sec- ondary for 45 yards and a touchdown. The score brought the Lambeau faithful back into the game and gave the Packers a 9-point halftime lead. Although it'sdifficult to mark one play as the "game changing" moment, this was it. The Patriots had the momentum and Green Bay took it right back. It was an inexcus- able score given up by a defense that did not play up to its full potential last Sunday,allowing the Packers to convert on 10 of 17 third downplays. It's tough, if not impossible, to win a game, particularly on the road, when you can't get off the field on third down. The Packers picked up positive yardage on first and second downs setting up manageable third down plays all game. In the end, Rodgers and the Packers had piled up 478 yards, the most allowed by the Patriots defense this season. Although head coach Bill Belichick's bend but don't break approach was successful in forcing Green Bay into four Mason Crosby field goal, and the unit picked up 3 sacks of Rodgers, the lack of a consistent pass rush doomed the Patriots down the stretch of the game. Taking nothing away from the Packers, however the officiating crew did its best to aid Green Bay in burying the Patriots. The men dressed in black and white striped shirts showed a willingness to flag the Patriots even when they were not guilty of LEGAL NOTICE Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Probate and Family Court Middlesex Division 208 Cambridge Street East Cambridge, MA 02141 (617) 768-5800 Docket No. MI14P6231EA Estate of EDWARD P. CROATTI Also Known As EDWARD PAUL CROATTI Date of Death October 11, 2014 INFORMAL PROBATE PUBLICATION NOTICE To all persons interested in the above captioned estate, by Petition of Petitioner John A. Croatti of Keller, TX a Will has been admitted to informal probate. John A. Croatti of Keller, TX has been informally appointed as the Personal Representative of the estate to serve without surety on the bond. The estate is being administered under informal procedure by the Personal Repressn- tative under the Massachusetts Uniform Pro- bate Code without supervision by the Court. Inventory and accounts are not required to be tiled with the Court, but interested parties are entitled to notice regarding the administration from the Personal Representative and can petition the any matter relalJng to e estate, including distribution of assets and expenses of administration. Interested parties are entitled to petition the Court to institute formal proceedings and to obtain orders terminating or restricting the powers of Personal Representatives appointed under informal procedure. A copy of the Petition and Will, if any, can be obtained from the Petitioner. Run date: 12/5/14 an offense. Let's see, there was a flag on the defense for having too many men on the field. After further review, and Belichick's protests, the referees found that they had in fact 26 counted incorrectly, New England had the allowed 11 players on the field. There was a called offensive pass interference that was later correctly reversed. But worse yet Was when officials chose not to throw flags. A non-call for offensive pass interference on Green Bay for a blatant push off resulted in a first down for the Packers. Despite all this, the Patriots had the ball with the opportunity to win the game with under three minutes to play. With the bali at the Green Bay 20-yard line, Brady found tight end Rob Gronkowski in the end zone, but the pass went in-and-out of Gronk's hands. On third down, Brady was sacked for a nine-yard loss, which set up a head scratching field goal attempt by Stephen Gostkowski. The kick was off target and Green Bay had the ball and the win. Going for it on fourth and 18 very rarely results in a first down, but down by five points and with limited time remaining in the game, did coordinator Josh McDaniels and the offensive coaching staff expect to get three points and recover an onside kick? In those situations you have to push for the win. After the game, a somber Tom Brady reflected on the loss, "We have to win games. We have to win tough games. We have to Fred ways to make the important plays when we have them. This teamhas always found a way to do that. We just didn't do that to- day." They will have to succeed in San Diego this Sunday if the Patriots hope to host play- off games in January. There is no longer a margin for error. AFC Playoff Seedings as of Week 13 Ranking Record New England Patriots 9-3 Denver Broncos 9-3 Cincinnati Bengals - 8-3-1 Indianapolis Colts 8-4 San Diego Chargers 8-4 Miami Dolphins 7-5 With the loss, the Patriots lead over the Dolphins and Bills in the AFC East dropped to 2 games with four to play. They hold head- to-head tiebreakers over the Broncos, Bengals and Colts having defeated all three during the regular season. LEGAL NOTICE t Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Middlesex Probate and Family Court 208 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02141 Docket No. MI14D4068DR DIVORCE SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION AND MAILING ARLENE RODRIGUEZ VS. CARLOS J DAVILA To the Defendant: The Plaintiff.has flied a Complaint for Divorce requesting that the Court grant a divorce for Irretrievable Breakdown of the Mamage 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 Richard J. Butts, Esquire, Law Office of Richard J. Butts, 297 E. Main Stest, Marlberough, MA 01752 your answer, if any, on or before December 26, 2014. If you fail to do so, the court will proceed to the hearing and adjudication of this action. You are also required to tile a copy of your answer, if any, inthe office of the Register of this Court. WITNESS, lION. EDWARD F. DONNELLY, JFL, First Justice of this Court Date: November 12, 2014 Tara E. DeCristofaro, Register of Probate Run date: 12/5/14 The opinions expressed by odr columnists and contrutors are not necessarily the same as those of The Post-Gazette, its publisher Or editor. 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