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Groton-Dunstable Regional School District

344 Main Street, Groton, Massacchusetts 01450

Designer Request For Services (“RFS”)

Florence Roche Elementary School – Groton, Massachusetts

The Groton-Dunstable Regional School District (“Owner”) is seeking the services of a qualified “Designer” within the meaning of M.G.L. Chapter 7C, Section 44 to provide professional design and construction administration services for the Florence Roche School Feasibility Study project, as further defined in the Request For Services, located in Groton, Massachusetts. Selection of a Designer will be made by the Designer Selection Panel of the Massachusetts School Building Authority (“MSBA”) in accordance with the MSBA’s Designer Selection Procedures. 

The Owner is seeking design services to conduct a Feasibility Study which will include the development and evaluation of potential alternative solutions and continue through the Schematic Design Phase of the preferred alternative initially. Subject to the approval of a Project by the MSBA and further subject to adequate funding authorized by the Owner, the contract between the Owner and the Designer may be amended to include continued designer services through design development, construction contract documents, bidding, award of construction contract(s), construction administration, final closeout and warranty period of the potential Project. A potential Project may include a renovation of the existing school, a renovation of and addition to the existing school and/or new construction. 

The duration of the Feasibility/Schematic Study is estimated from September 2019 through April 2021. The estimated construction budget for a potential Project may range from $56 million to $64 million depending upon the solution that is agreed upon by the Owner and the MSBA and that is ultimately approved by a vote of the MSBA’s Board of Directors. The Fee for Basic Services will be negotiated. The selected designer will be required to execute the standard MSBA Designer contract. 

Categories of designers’ consultants shall include: Architecture, Educational Programming, Civil Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Structural Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering, Plumbing Engineering, HVAC Engineering, Electrical/LightingData/Communications, Environmental Permitting, Geotechnical Engineering, Geoenvironmental Engineering, Hazardous Materials, Cost Estimating, Kitchen/Food Service Consultant, Acoustical Consultant, Specifications Consultant, Library/MediaTechnology Consultant, Audio Visual Consultant, Theatrical Consultant, Sustainable/Green Design/Renewable Energy Consultant, Code Consultant, Accessibility Consultant, Traffic Consultant, Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment Consultant, Site Surveying, Security Consultant, and Door Hardware Consultant 

The RFS will be available on or after July 24, 2019 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. through the Groton-Dunstable Regional School Department Office, Ms. Sherry Kersey, Director of Business & Finance, Groton-Dunstable Regional School District, 344 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450. Tel 978-448-5505. Email requests are preferred via skersey@gdrsd.org 

A briefing session will occur on July 31, 2019 - 10:00 AM at the Florence Roche School, 342 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450 

Submission of applications are to be submitted no later than August 21, 2019 – 2:00PM to the Groton-Dunstable Regional School District Office, Ms. Sherry Kersey, Director of Business & Finance, Groton-Dunstable Regional School District, 344 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450 

Applications submitted by fax or by electronic mail will not be considered.

7/19/2019 A

Public Hearing Notice

Special Permit for Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) with Exterior Access

   In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 40A, §§ 9 and 11, M. G. L., and the Code of the Town of Groton, Chapter 218, the Groton Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Thursday, August 8, 2019, at 7:00 PM in the Town Hall to consider the application submitted by Michael Kimball of CBRE, on behalf of Bank of America, for a Special Permit to allow continued operation of the existing Automatic Teller Machine located on the exterior of the building at 167 Main Street (Groton Assessors’ Parcel 113-48).

   Copies of the application and plan are on file in the Planning Board office and the Town Clerk’s office 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 the Planning Board at (978) 448-1105 at least one week prior to the hearing.  

GROTON PLANNING BOARD

Russell Burke

Chairman

July 19 & 26, 2019 D 

Public Hearing Notice

Groton Conservation Commission

   In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L Ch. 131, Sec. 40 and the Groton Wetlands Protection Bylaw, the Groton Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at 6:30 p.m., in the Groton Town Hall (2nd Floor). The purpose is to consider an Abbreviated Notice of Resource Area Delineation (ANRAD) filed by Rick Roper. The subject property is located at 63 Gratuity Road (Groton Assessors Parcel 217-47).

   Copies of the ANRAD are on file in the Conservation Commission office at Town Hall.

Respectfully submitted,

John Smigelski, Chairman

Groton Conservation Commission

7/12/2019  E

LEGAL NOTICE

GROTON HISTORIC DISTRICTS COMMISSION

PUBLIC HEARING

Groton School 

182 Farmers Row 

ASSESSORS MAP 107-18,16

   In accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40C, the Groton Historic Districts Commission (GHDC) will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 7:55 pm at Town Hall, 173 Main Street, Groton, to consider the application submitted by the Groton School, Box 991, Groton, MA 01450 for a Certificate of Appropriateness for work at 182 Farmers Row, Assessor Map 107-18, 16 to install a solar voltaic field on the portion of the property adjacent to the home formerly known as Gunderson Home. The location is north of the home with minimal visibility from Farmers Row and adjacent properties. The solar field will be surrounded by a six-foot-high black chain link fence, the two structures housing the electrical components will be shielded by a row of evergreens planted within the fencing. Property owner: Groton School, Box 991, Groton, MA 01450, for work at 182 Farmers Row, Assessors Map 107-18,16.  Copies of the application and supporting materials are available for review by contacting the GHDC via the Land Use Dept., 2nd floor of Town Hall.

Peter Benedict, Chair

Historic Districts Commission

7-12-19, 7-19-19  D

LEGAL NOTICE

GROTON HISTORIC DISTRICTS COMMISSION

PUBLIC HEARING

Groton Public Library  

99 Main Street 

ASSESSORS MAP 113-18

   In accordance with the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40C, the Groton Historic Districts Commission (GHDC) will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 @ 7:45pm at Town Hall, 173 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450, to consider the application submitted by Town of Groton for a Certificate of Appropriateness for work at the Groton Public Library, 99 Main Street, Assessor Map 113-18 to remove and replace existing roof, skylight, gutters downspouts and snow guards on the library building. The intent is to replace with matching materials to the existing 1893 building. All new roofing material is to be natural slate that will match in size and color to existing roof. Gutters and downspouts to be red copper to match original 1893 design. Profiles and size are intended to match in size and color existing. The skylight will be removed and delivered to a historic restoration company, where a replicate will be manufactured in the same size and shaped along with replicate glass sections. Property owner: Town of Groton, 173 Main Street, Groton, MA 01460, for work at Groton Public Library, 99 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450 Map 113-18. Copies of the application and supporting materials are available for review by contacting the GHDC via the Land Use Dept., 2nd floor of Town Hall.

Peter Benedict, Chair

Groton Historic Districts Commission

7/12, 7/19 C 

Public Hearing Notice

Groton Conservation Commission

   In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L Ch. 131, Sec. 40 and the Groton Wetlands Protection Bylaw, the Groton Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 6:45 p.m., in the Groton Town Hall, 2nd Floor meeting room. The purpose is to consider a Request for Determination of Applicability (RDA) filed by Tom Orcutt (Groton Water Dpt.) for replacement of approx. 30 feet of water pipe at 541 Lowell Road (Assessor’s Parcel 126-8).  

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

Respectfully submitted,

John Smigelski, Chairman

Groton Conservation Commission

7/12/2019  F

CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION

Docket No. MI19P0883EA 

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

The Trial Court

Probate and Family Court

Middlesex Probate and Family Court

208 Cambridge Street

Cambridge, MA 02141

(617) 768-5800

Estate of: Michael Shulman

Date of Death: 01/29/2019

To all interested persons: 

A Petition for S/A - Formal Adjudication of Intestacy and Appointment of Personal Representative has been filed by Susan Shulman of Sunderland, MA requesting that the Court enter a formal Decree and Order and for such other relief as requested in the Petition.

The Petitioner requests that Susan Shulman of Sunderland, MA be appointed as Personal Representative(s) of said estate to serve Without Surety on the bond in an unsupervised administration.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

You have the right to obtain a copy of the Petition from the Petitioner or at the Court. You have a right to object to this proceeding. To do so, you or your attorney must file a written appearance and objection at this Court before: 10:00 a.m. on the return day of 07/18/2019.

This is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline by which you must file a written appearance and objection if you object to this proceeding. If you fail to file a timely written appearance and objection followed by an affidavit of objections within thirty (30) days of the return day, action may be taken without further notice to you.

UNSUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION UNDER THE MASSACHUETTS

UNIFORM PROBATE CODE (MUPC)

A Personal Representative appointed under the MUPC in an unsupervised administration is not required to file an inventory or annual accounts with the Court. Persons interested in the estate are entitled to notice regarding the administration directly from the Personal Representative and may petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including the distribution of assets and expenses of administration.

WITNESS, Hon. Maureen H. Monks, First Justice of this Court

Date: June 17, 2019

Tara E. DeCristofaro (signed), Register of Probate

7/12/2019 A

CITATION ON PETITION FOR FORMAL ADJUDICATION

Docket No. MI19P3068EA 

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

The Trial Court

Probate and Family Court

Middlesex Probate and Family Court

208 Cambridge Street

Cambridge, MA 02141

(617) 768-5800

Estate of: Morris Phinney, Jr.

Date of Death: 01/18/2019

   To all interested persons: 

A Petition for Formal Probate of Will with Appointment of Personal Representative has been filed by Karen A Phinney of Groton, MA and John Phinney of Westminster, MA requesting that the Court enter a formal Decree and Order and for such other relief as requested in the Petition.

The Petitioner requests that Karen A Phinney of Groton, MA and John Phinney of Westminster, MA be appointed as Personal Representative(s) of said estate to serve Without Surety on the bond in an unsupervised administration.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

You have the right to obtain a copy of the Petition from the Petitioner or at the Court. You have a right to object to this proceeding. To do so, you or your attorney must file a written appearance and objection at this Court before: 10:00 a.m. on the return day of 07/23/2019

This is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline by which you must file a written appearance and objection if you object to this proceeding. If you fail to file a timely written appearance and objection followed by an affidavit of objections within thirty (30) days of the return day, action may be taken without further notice to you.

UNSUPERVISED ADMINISTRATION UNDER THE MASSACHUETTS

UNIFORM PROBATE CODE (MUPC)

A Personal Representative appointed under the MUPC in an unsupervised administration is not required to file an inventory or annual accounts with the Court. Persons interested in the estate are entitled to notice regarding the administration directly from the Personal Representative and may petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including the distribution of assets and expenses of administration.

WITNESS, Hon. Maureen H Monks, First Justice of this Court

Date: June 25, 2019

Tara E. DeCristofaro (signed), Register of Probate

7/12/2019 G

Town of Groton

Groton Dunstable Regional High School Pump Station Improvements

The Town of Groton, the Awarding Authority, invites sealed bids for the Groton Dunstable Regional High School Pump Station Improvements, in accordance with the documents prepared by Environmental Partners Group, Inc. The Work under this Contract includes, but is not necessarily limited to, furnishing and installing a dual suction lift pump system with two submersible cutter pumps, motors, mounting hardware, valves, fittings, pump rail systems, access hatch, extension of power and signal cables; demolition and disposal of existing pumping system; miscellaneous concrete work; start-up and testing.

Bid Documents will be made available at the office of Environmental Partners Group, Inc. located at 18 Commerce Way Suite 2000, Woburn MA, 01801 beginning June 26, 2019 at 12:00PM. Bids will be received until 1:00 PM, Thursday, July 11, 2019 and publicly opened, forthwith. All bids shall be submitted to the Town of Groton Sewer Department located at 173 Main Street, Groton MA, 01450.  Electronic bids will not be accepted. Questions regarding document distribution should be addressed to Environmental Partners Group Inc. at (617) 657-0200. The bidding and award of the Contract shall be in full compliance with Sections 39M inclusive of Chapter 30 of the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as last revised.

6/28/2019  C

Public Hearing Notice

Groton Conservation Commission

   In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L Ch. 131, Sec. 40 and the Groton Wetlands Protection Bylaw, the Groton Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 6:30 p.m., in the Groton Town Hall, 2nd Floor meeting room.  The purpose is to consider a Request for Determination of Applicability (RDA) filed by David Jones for the installation of a roll-out style dock at Assessor’s Parcel 129-162 (off Baby Beach Road).  

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

Respectfully submitted,

John Smigelski, Chairman

Groton Conservation Commission

6/28/19  D

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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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