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2018 SPECIFICATIONS-INVITATION TO BID

   Sealed bids will be received by the Board of Road Commissioners at the Town Hall, 511 Main St., Dunstable, MA for Dunstable’s seasonal requirements for the following materials:

     Item # & Name of Item Estimated Quantity

#1 Washed and Screened Sand 3000 ton

#2 High Performance Patch 200 ton

#3 RAP (recycled asphalt) 1000 ton

#4 Crushed Stone – all sizes 1000 ton

#5 Bituminous Concrete (at plant) 400 ton

#6 Bituminous Concrete (laid in place*)** 4000 ton

#7 Road Salt Services 5000 ton

#8 Handwork** 500 ton

#9 Cape Cod Berm** 1000 feet

#10 Raise and Adjust Castings for Overlay 25 each

#11 Rebuild Manholes and Catch basins 20 each

#12 New Catch basin and Manhole Frames and Covers 20 each

#13 Rubberized crack sealing 20,000 linear foot

#14 Grinding transitions 200 square yards

*with full tack coat

**Bidders who choose to bid on bituminous concrete will need to bid on all three items: laid in place, handwork and Cape Cod berm.

   All bids that fall under MGL Ch 30 S39M shall be accompanied by a bid deposit in the form of a bid bond, or cash or a certified check on, or a treasurer’s cashier’s check issued by a responsible bank or trust company, payable to the awarding authority.  The amount of such bid deposit shall be five percent of the value of the bid.  Any person submitting a bid under this section shall on such bid, certify as follows:  The undersigned certifies under penalties of perjury that this bid is in all respects bona fide, fair and made without collusion or fraud with any other person.

   All bids should include at plant and delivered prices.  All materials must meet the Massachusetts Department of Public Works specifications and projects must be completed by the awarded bidder.  If any portion of the work is to be awarded to a subcontractor, full compliance with all bid requirements must be furnished and submitted in behalf of the subcontractor with the original bid, and a performance bond must be in place by that subcontractor before that portion for the contract may commence.

   All materials must meet Mass. Dept. of Public Works Specifications for Highways and Bridges.  Wages paid shall not be less than those prescribed by the Commissioner of Labor and Industries in accordance with MGL Ch 149 S 26 to 27D inclusive.  Bidders must be prequalified in accordance with 720 CMRF 5.00, Prequalification of Contractors by MassDOT.

   Contract Time:  The period for this contract is expected to be for a period of one year from the date of award with an option to renew for an additional two years.  The Highway Department expects the work to begin within ten days {Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays excluded} after issuance of notice to proceed and expects the work to be completed within the time period as indicated in the Contract and Agreement.  Failure to commence work without the approval of the Dunstable Road Commissioners shall constitute grounds for revocation of any award or contract.

   The bid for Item #6 – Bituminous Concrete (laid in place) shall be subject to a price adjustment for bituminous concrete mixtures in accordance with MGL Ch 303 S 60 of the Acts of 2008 as explained in Document 00811, Special Provisions, and Monthly Price Adjustment for Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Mixtures (attached).  The base price for asphalt cement for the bidding period is $457/ton using the ‘New Asphalt Period Price Method’ (March, 2018).

   The bid for Item #10 – Raise and Adjust Castings for Overlay

Under the unit price for this item, the contractor shall furnish and perform the raising and adjusting of castings for the overlay as indicated in the delivery order.

Measurement for payment will be made on the basis of each casting adjusted and raised.

Payment for this item will be made at the unit price bid and will be considered full compensation for all labor, materials and equipment, brick, cement, tools, and incidentals to raise the casting and rebuild up to 12-inches of masonry below the casting complete the work as specified.

   The bid for Item #11 – Rebuild Manholes and Catch basins

Under the unit price for this item, the Contractor shall furnish and perform the rebuilding of structures required as determined by the Owner or as indicated in the delivery order.

Measurement for payment will be made on the basis of each vertical foot of structure rebuilt.

Measurement will not include the 12-inch rebuilding required and paid under the item Raise and Adjust Castings or Lower, Raise and Adjust Castings if applicable to structure.

Payment for this item will be made at the unit price bid per 12 inches and will be considered full compensation for all labor, materials and equipment, brick, cement, tools, and incidentals to complete the work as specified.

   Bid envelopes must be marked “Sealed Bid (name of item)”, should include the anti-collusion statement (Addendum B), completed bid form (Addendum A) and other applicable material and must be submitted to the attention of the Board of Road Commissioners, 511 Main Street, Dunstable, MA  01827 and be received prior to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.

   Bids will be opened publicly at the Town Hall, Dunstable, MA on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 7 pm.  The Board of Road Commissioners reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids or portions thereof if it is in the best interest of the town to do so.

   Further information may be received by contacting the office of the Board of Road Commissioners at (978) 649-4514 x227.  Invitation to bid packages are available to be picked up Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Board of Road Commissioners Dept., Town Hall, 511 Main St., Dunstable, MA  01827.

BOARD OF ROAD COMMISSIONERS

DUNSTABLE, MASSACHUSETTS

*Tack coat:  A tack coat of bituminous material shall be uniformly applied by mechanical means to the present surface at the rate of application of 1/20 gallon per square yard.

4/27/2018

Public Meeting Notice

Groton Conservation Commission

In accordance with the Wetlands Protection Act, MGL Ch. 131, §40, and the Town of Groton Wetlands Protection Bylaw, the Groton Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, May 8 at 7:30 PM in the Groton Town Hall, 2nd Floor meeting room. The purpose is to consider a Request for Determination of Applicability (RDA) filed by Johanne Thompson for the removal of thirteen trees adjacent to a pool area at 5 Little Hollow Lane (Groton Assessors Parcel 131-6). The proposed work is located within the wetlands buffer zone, NHESP Priority Habitat and the ACEC.

Copies of the RDA are on file in the Commission office in Town Hall.

John Smigelski, Chairman

GROTON CONSERVATION COMMISSION

4/27/2018

Public Meeting Notice

Groton Conservation Commission

In accordance with the Wetlands Protection Act, MGL Ch. 131, §40, and the Town of Groton Wetlands Protection Bylaw, the Groton Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, May 8 at 7:15 PM in the Groton Town Hall, 2nd Floor meeting room.  The purpose is to consider a Request for Determination of Applicability (RDA) filed by Jesse Cotter for the installation of a new drinking water well at 6 Island Road (Groton Assessors Parcel 131-47).  The proposed work is located within the wetlands buffer zone and the ACEC.

Copies of the RDA are on file in the Commission office in Town Hall.

John Smigelski, Chairman

GROTON CONSERVATION COMMISSION

4/27/2018

Public Meeting Notice

Groton Conservation Commission

In accordance with the Wetlands Protection Act, MGL Ch. 131, §40, and the Town of Groton Wetlands Protection Bylaw, the Groton Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, May 8 at 7:00 PM in the Groton Town Hall, 2nd Floor meeting room.  The purpose is to consider a Request for Determination of Applicability (RDA) filed by Tara Tomany for the after-the-fact conversion (e.g., clear cutting) of approx. 1 acre of forest to pasture land at 89 Skyfields Drive (Groton Assessors Parcel 235-40).  The proposed work is located within the wetlands buffer zone, NHESP Priority Habitat, and the ACEC.

Copies of the RDA are on file in the Commission office in Town Hall.

John Smigelski, Chairman

GROTON CONSERVATION COMMISSION

4/27/2018

LEGAL NOTICE

TOWN OF GROTON

Request for Proposals

The Town of Groton Board of Selectmen requests proposals (RFP) from qualified law firms or individual attorneys for Town Counsel and legal services.  Town Counsel for the Town of Groton is to provide legal advice and counsel to the Board of Selectmen, Town Manager and other Town Departments, Boards and Commissions, on a variety of matters pertaining to all aspects of municipal government. Copies of the request for proposal may be secured at the Office of the Town Manager, Groton Town Hall, 173 Main Street, Groton, MA  01450, on the Town’s website at www.townofgroton.org or by emailing selectmen@townofgroton.org. All proposals must be received before 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 24, 2018, in the Office of the Town Manager, 173 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450, at which time and place they will be accepted and distributed for review to the Board of Selectmen and Town Manager.

Mark W. Haddad

Town Manager

April 20, 2018

April 27, 2018

Public Hearing Notice

Stormwater Management Permit

In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 198 of the Code of Groton, the Earth Removal Stormwater Advisory Committee will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 7:00 PM in the Town Hall (second floor meeting room) to consider the application for a Limited  Stormwater Management Permit submitted by Moulton Construction to construct housing for people 55-years old and older as shown on the plan entitled, “Erosion Control Plan, Hummingbird Way, Rocky Hill, Groton, MA,” prepared by Ducharme & Dillis Civil Design Group, dated April 11, 2018.  The proposed development will be located on Assessors’ Map 120, Parcel 2-40, on the northerly side of Robin Hill Road.

Copies of the application and plans are on file in the Town Hall. The Town of Groton does not discriminate on the basis of disability.  Further, a signed translation of this public hearing will be provided for the hearing impaired upon request by contacting ADA Coordinator Michelle Collette at (978) 448-1105 at least one week prior to the hearing.

Earth Removal

Stormwater Advisory Committee

Edward Perkins

Chairman

4/20/2018

PUBLIC HEARING

The Dunstable Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 7, 2018, 7:35 pm, at the Dunstable Town Hall – lower level, 511 Main Street, to consider Stormwater Management Regulations for the Town of Dunstable.  These regulations are promulgated in accordance with the Stormwater Management and Erosion Control Bylaw adopted on May 9, 2016 and the Municipal Storm Drain System/Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS) permitting.  For the proposed changes, please contact the Planning Board office at 978-649-4514 x230.  

4/20, 4/27

 

 PUBLIC NOTICE 

The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the Town Hall, upstairs to convene the hearing for the application of Tiago and Leidiane Araujo, 331 Whiley Rd., Groton, MA for a special permit to allow the alteration of a non-conforming structure on Lot 130-47, 331 Whiley Rd., Groton, MA. Please refer to Section 218-6.E.1 and any other applicable section of the Groton Zoning By-Law. This legal notice shall publish at www.masspublishers.org.

Cynthia Maxwell

Chairman

4/13, 4/20

 

 PUBLIC HEARING 

The Dunstable Water Department will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018, 6:00 pm, at the Dunstable Town Hall, to consider amendments and additions to the Dunstable Water Department’s Schedule of Rates & Fees. 

Copies of changes are on file at the Water Department office and may be viewed during regular office hours (Monday-Friday 9 am until 5 pm) or online at www.dunstable-ma.gov. 

4/13/2018

 

 LEGAL NOTICE

TOWN OF GROTON

TOWN MEETING 

There will be a Spring TownMeeting on Monday, April 30, 2018, at 7:00 P.M., Groton Dunstable Middle School Center for the Arts, Main Street, Groton, MA. The purpose of  this Town Meeting will be to vote on articles contained in the April 30, 2018 Spring Town Meeting Warrant being mailedto all residents on April 13,  2018. 

All interested parties are encouraged to attend. 

BOARD OF SELECTMEN

Joshua A. Degen, Chair

Barry A. Pease, Vice Chair

Alison S. Manugian, Clerk

John G. Petropoulos, Member

Rebecca H. Pine, Member

4/13, 4/20

 

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Groton Herald

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 610, Groton, Massachusetts 01450
 

Office
161 Main Street, Groton, Massachusetts 01450
[above Main Street Café]
 

Telephone: 978-448-6061
 

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