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POST-GAZETTE, DECEMBER 21,2012 Page 11 Buon Natale- Felice Capo d'Anno order Sons of Italy in America Grand Lodge of Massachusetts James DiStefano, State President and the State Council LEGAL NOTICE MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS The MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY (Authority) is soliciting professional consulting services for MPA CONTRACT NO. AP1311-Sl, ELECTRICAL SAFETY AND PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE AUDIT PROGRAM FOR ALL AVIATION AND MARITIME PROPERTIES. The Authority is seeking an electrical engineering firm with proven experience in implementing an industry standard preventative maintenance plan, reviewing preventive maintenance plans and reports, electrical drawings, electrical safety training programs and preparing audit reports addressing preventative electrical maintenance procedures in multi-building facilities. The primary goal of each audit is to maintain a high standard of worker safety. The Consultant shall demonstrate expertise in the following areas including but not limited to: preventative maintenance procedures for electrical distribution equipment, electrical worker safety training requirements, NFPA 70E Electrical Safety in the Workplace, NFPA 70B Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance. Expertise shall further include in-depth knowledge of and experience working with airports and facilities of a similar complexity. The Consultant must be able to work closely with the Authority and other interested parties in order to provide such services in a timely and effective manner. The scope of work shall include, but not limited to the following: (1) The consultant is expected to review the existing electrical distribution documentation, all past electrical safety and preventative maintenance semi-annual audit reports for the past four years and all maintenance forms for the past two years to familiarize the consultant with all 13.8kV, 5kV and 480V equipment. (2) The Consultant shall perform an initial inspection and review of all electrical maintenance and safety procedures, review, verify and modify one line electrical drawings and perform semi-annual inspections and reviews for the remainder of the term. (3) At the end of each inspection the consultant shall meet with the maintenance and engineering personal to summarize findings and make recommendations followed by the formal audit report.  (4) All work shall be performed under the supervision of a Registered Professional Electrical Engineer in the State of Massachusetts. The Authority expects to select one consultant. However, the Authority reserves the right to select a different number if it is deemed in its best interest to do so. The consultant shall be issued a contract in an amount not to exceed $500,000. 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 ( with the appropriate number of Part IIs. M/WBE Certification of the prime and subconsultants shall be current at the time of submittal and 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 Assistance (SOMWBA) within its submittal. The Consultant shall also provide an original and nine 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 Pages/CaoitalProoramsResourceCenter.aspx for more details on litigation and legal proceedings history submittal requirements. The submission shall be evaluated on basis of: (1) current level of experience and knowledge 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) 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, (9) project understanding and technical approach to this project. The selection shall involve a two-step process including the shortlisting of a minimum of three firms based on an evaluation of the Statemenll-of Ql,,lilications received in 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 the Authority's standard agreement can be found on the Authority's web page at www.massport.cem. 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 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 envelope as required shall be addressed to Houssam H. Sleiman, PE, CCM, Director of Capital Programs and Environmental Affairs and received no later than 12:00 Noon on Thursday, January 17" 2013 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 M.G.L c.66. Any inquiries by submitlers must be e-mailed to CPBidQuestions@Massoort.cem with the MPA Project Number referenced in the subject line not later than seven (7) days before the advertised date for submission. Responses may be found at as an attachment to the original Legal Notice or at MASSACHUSETfS PORT AUTHORITY THOMAS P. GLYNN CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Run date: 12/21/12 Mrs. Murphy (Continued from Page 7) that took years ... Santa is impressed with the growing number of Chamber of Com- merce memberships and promises those who join va- cation trips ... Liz Jones, President of Everett Co-Op- erative Bank and First Pri- ority Credit Union officers are among the well-wishers, handing Santa interest rates, determined to get North Pole spouses and their mates ... The aroma of pizza fills the air when Joia and Carla ar- rive with huge pizzas from Santarpio's for Santa to spread good cheer ... 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The estate is being administered under informal procedure by the Personal Represen- tative under the Massachusetts Uniform Pro- bate Code without supervision by the Court. Inventory and accounts are not required to be filed with the Court, but interested parties are entitled to notice regarding the administration from the Personal Representative and can petition the Court in any matter relating to the 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 Per- sonal Representatives appointed under infor- mal procedure. A copy of the Petition and Will, if any, can be obtained from the Petitioner. Run date: 12/21/12 (00ana's PASTRY SHOP Homemade Pannetone ff Nougat Candy 46 Cross St., Boston, MA Season's Greetings North End Againet, Druge, Ino. It's All About Family ... 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NOTE: PRE-BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD AT THE CAPITAL PROGRAMS DEPARTMENT (ABOVE ADDRESS) AT 10:30 LOCAL TIME ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2013, The work includes PROVISIONS OF LABOR, INCIDENTAL MATERIALS, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES TO REPAIR AND MAINTAIN AUTOMATIC ENTRANCE DOOR SYSTEMS ON AN AS-NEEDED BASIS OVER A ONE (1)-YEAR PERIOD AT ALL MASSACHUSETFS PORT AUTHORITY AVIATION AND NON-AVIATION FACILITIES LOCATED AT BOSTON, BEDFORD & WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS. Bid documents will be made available beginning THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2012. The estimated contract cost is FORTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($45,000). 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 printed copy of the Proposal form. 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 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 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. Attention 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, 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 (ONE MILLION DOLLARS). 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. 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 prior 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. MASSACHUSETTS PORT AUTHORITY THOMAS P. GLYNN CEO AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Run date: 12/21/12 The POST-GAZETTE newspaper is a paper of general circulation. We are qualified to accept legal notices from any court in each town that we serve.