Public Notices

Public Notices Conservation Commission public notices are in accordance with Mass. General Laws, Chapter 131, Section 40 – the Wetlands Protection Act. The notices provided here have been modified to make them shorter and to remove repeated MGL citations.

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MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WATERWAYS REGULATION PROGRAM “Notice of License Application” pursuant to M. G. L. Chapter 91 Waterways License Application Number X268827 Applicant: Dennis & Anne Marie Stempel NOTIFICATION DATE: May 10, 2016 Public notice is hereby given of the Chapter 91 Waterways License Application by Dennis and Anne Marie Stempel to construct and/or maintain a private dock at 41 North Lake Ave, also known as Map 18A, Parcel 38, in the municipality of Otis in and over the waters of Otis Reservoir, a Commonwealth-designated Great Pond. The proposed project has been determined to be water-dependent. The Department may conduct a public hearing in order to receive information to be used in its decision on whether to grant a Waterways License pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 91. The Department will consider all written comments on this Waterways License Application received by close-of-business on Thursday June 9, 2016, the Public Comments Deadline. Failure of any aggrieved person or group of ten citizens or more to submit written comments to the Waterways Program by the Public Comments Deadline will result in the waiver of any right to an adjudicatory hearing in accordance with 310 CMR 9.13(4)(c). Additional information regarding this application may be obtained by contacting the Waterways Program at 413-755-2260. Project plans and documents for this application are on file with the Waterways Program for public viewing, by appointment only, at the address below. Written comments must be addressed to: Timothy McKenna, Waterways Program Point-of-Contact Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection Waterways Program 436 Dwight Street Springfield, MA 01103 05/10/16

MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WATERWAYS PROGRAM “Notice of License Application” pursuant to M. G. L. Chapter 91 Waterways License Transmittal Number X270828 Applicant: Thirty Three East Beach Lane, LLC NOTIFICATION DATE: Friday May 20, 2016 Public notice is hereby given of the “Simplified License BRP WW06 Self Licensing Package” by Thirty Three East Beach Lane, LLC to construct and maintain a dock at 33 East Beach Road in the municipality of Richmond, in and over the waters of the Richmond Pond, a Commonwealth-designated Great Pond. The proposed project has been determined to be water- dependent. The Department may conduct a public hearing in order to receive information to be used in its decision on whether to grant a Waterways License pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 91. The Department will consider all written comments on this Waterways License Application received by close-of-business on Monday June 20, 2016 the Public Comments Deadline. Failure of any aggrieved person or group of ten citizens or more to submit written comments to the Waterways Program by the Public Comments Deadline will result in the waiver of any right to an adjudicatory hearing in accordance with 310 CMR 9.13(4)(c). Additional information regarding this application may be obtained by contacting the Waterways Program at 413-755-2260. Project plans and documents for this application are on file with the Waterways Program for public viewing, by appointment only, at the address below. Written comments must be addressed to: Timothy McKenna Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection Western Region- Waterways Program 436 Dwight Street Springfield, MA 01103 05/20/16

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection – Division of Wetlands and Waterways Boston Region One Winter Street Boston, MA 02108. Pursuant to 33 U.S.C. 1314 M.G.L. c. 21 S 43, notice is given of a 401 Water Quality Certification application for the repair of Bridge B-28-001 on Ashfield Road over the Clesson Brook in Buckland, MA by the Massachusetts Highway Department, Ten Park Plaza, Room 4260, Boston, MA 02116. This project will involve the repair of existing bridge abutments and wing walls. Additional information may be obtained from the Massachusetts Highway Department at the above address, Attention Susan McArthur, (857) 368-8807. Written comments should be sent to DEP, Division of Wetlands and Waterways, Attention Chris Ross, Southeast Region, 20 Riverside Drive, Lakeville MA, 02347 within 21 days of this notice. Any group of ten persons, any aggrieved person, or any governmental body or private organization with a mandate to protect the environment who submits written comments may appeal the Department’s Certification. Failure to submit written comments before the end of the public comment period may result in the waiver of any right to an adjudicatory hearing. 5/7/2016

The Commonwealth of . Massachusetts DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND REQUEST FOR COMMENTS May 12, 2016 Town of Berlin, D.P.U. 16-45 Town of Millville, D.P.U. 16-46 Town of Bernardston, D.P.U. 16-47 Town of Egremont, D.P.U. 16-48 Town of Wendell, D.P.U. 16-49 Town of Sandisfield, D.P.U. 16-50 Town of Salisbury, D.P.U. 16-51 Petitions of the Towns of Berlin, Millville, Bernardston, Egremont, Wendell, Sandisfield, and Salisbury for approval of municipal aggregation plans pursuant to G.L. c. 164, § 134. On April 28, 2016, the Towns of Berlin, Millville, Bernardston, Egremont, Wendell, Sandisfield, and Salisbury (collectively, the “Municipalities”) each filed with the Department of Public Utilities (“Department”) a petition seeking approval of a municipal aggregation plan (“Plan”). The Department docketed these petitions as D.P.U. 16-45, D.P.U. 16-46, D.P.U. 16-47, D.P.U. 16-48, D.P.U. 16-49, D.P.U. 16-50, and D.P.U. 16-51, respectively. General Laws c. 164, § 134 authorizes a municipality to procure a contract for electric supply on behalf of electricity consumers within its municipal borders. Eligible consumers not already enrolled with an alternative electric supplier will be automatically enrolled in the municipal aggregation program unless they chose to “opt-out” in which case they would remain enrolled on basic service provided by their electric distribution company (i.e., Massachusetts Electric Company d/b/a National Grid or Western Massachusetts Electric Company d/b/a Eversource Energy). To implement each municipal aggregation program, the Municipalities each seek Department approval of their respective Plans. The Municipalities’ filings include a form competitive electric service agreement, which will be negotiated with potential competitive supplier(s). The Municipalities have retained Colonial Power Group, Inc. (“Colonial”) to serve as agent in these proceedings. Under the Plans, Colonial will assist in the implementation of the municipal aggregation programs. The Municipalities seek a waiver, on behalf of their competitive supplier(s) selected by the Municipalities, of certain information disclosure requirements contained in G.L. c. 164, § 1F(6) and 220 C.M.R. § 11.06(4)(c). The Department will conduct a public hearing at the Department’s offices, located at One South Station, 5th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts, 02110, on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at 2:00 p.m., to receive comments on the Plans. Any person who desires to comment may do so at the public hearing noted above or submit written comments to the Department no later than the close of business (5:00 p.m.) on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. An original hard copy of all written comments must be filed with Mark D. Marini, Secretary, Department of Public Utilities, One South Station, 5th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts, 02110. Two copies of all written comments must also be sent to Elizabeth Lydon and Kate Tohme, Hearing Officers, at the Department of Public Utilities. One copy of all written comments should also be sent to the attorney for Colonial, James M. Avery, Esq., Pierce Atwood LLP, 100 Summer Street, Suite 2250, Boston, Massachusetts, 02110. All documents should also be submitted to the Department in electronic format using one of the following methods: (1) by e-mail attachment to dpu.efiling@state.ma.us and to the Hearing Officers, Elizabeth Lydon, Elizabeth.Lydon@state.ma.us, and Kate Tohme, Kate.Tohme@state.ma.us or (2) on a CD-ROM. The text of the e-mail or CD-ROM must specify: (1) the docket number(s) of the proceeding(s) (D.P.U. 16-45, D.P.U. 16-46, D.P.U. 16-47, D.P.U. 16-48, D.P.U. 16-49, D.P.U. 16-50, or D.P.U. 16-51, depending on the Municipality); (2) the name of the person or company submitting the filing; and (3) a brief descriptive title of the document. The electronic filing should also include the name, title, and telephone number of a person to contact in the event of questions about the filing. All documents submitted in electronic format will be posted on the Department’s website: http://www.mass.gov/dpu. A copy of the Municipalities’ petitions are available for public viewing at the Department’s offices, One South Station, 5th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts, 02110, during regular business hours. A copy of each Municipality’s petition is also available for public viewing at its municipal offices, as follows: Town of Berlin, 23 Linden Street, Berlin, Massachusetts 01503; Town of Millville, 8 Central Street, Millville, Massachusetts 01529; Town of Bernardston, 38 Church Street, Bernardston, Massachusetts 01337; Town of Egremont, 171 Egremont Plain Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230; Town of Wendell, 9 Morse Village Road, Wendell, Massachusetts 01379; Town of Sandisfield, 66 Sandisfield Road, Sandisfield, Massachusetts 01255; Town of Salisbury, 5 Beach Road, Salisbury, Massachusetts 01952. In addition, electronic filings are available on the Department’s website: http://www.mass.gov/dpu. Any person desiring further information regarding the Municipalities’ filings should contact counsel for Colonial, James Avery at (617) 488-8100. Any person desiring further information regarding this notice should contact either Elizabeth Lydon or Kate Tohme, Hearing Officers, Department of Public Utilities, at (617) 305-3500. . 05/19/16.

Public Notice Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection Division of Wetlands and Waterways Boston Region One Winter Street Boston, MA 02108 Pursuant to 33 U.S.C. 1314 M.G.L. c. 21 S 43, notice is given of a 401 Water Quality Certification application for the repair of Bridge P-10-064 on Central Berkshire Boulevard over Shaker Brook in the town of Pittsfield by the Massachusetts Highway Department, Ten Park Plaza, Room 4260, Boston, MA 02116. This project will involve the repair of existing bridge abutments and wing walls. Additional information may be obtained from the Massachusetts Highway Department at the above address, Attention Susan McArthur, (857) 368-8807. Written comments should be sent to DEP, Division of Wetlands and Waterways, Attention Chris Ross, Southeast Region, 20 Riverside Drive, Lakeville MA, 02347 within 21 days of this notice. Any group of ten persons, any aggrieved person, or any governmental body or private organization with a mandate to protect the environment who submits written comments may appeal the Department’s Certification. Failure to submit written comments before the end of the public comment period may result in the waiver of any right to an adjudicatory hearing. 05/10/16

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,  FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION – Turners Falls Hydro, LLC Project No. 2622-012. NOTICE OF INTENT TO FILE LICENSE APPLICATION, FILING OF PRE-APPLICATION DOCUMENT, APPROVING USE OF THE TRADITIONAL LICENSING PROCESS. (April 22, 2016) a. Type of Filing: Notice of Intent to File License Application and Request to Use the Traditional Licensing Process. b. Project No.: 2622-012. c. Date Filed: February 26, 2016  d. Submitted By: Turners Falls Hydro, LLC (Turners Falls Hydro). e. Name of Project: Turners Falls Hydro Project. f. Location: On the Connecticut River in Franklin County, Massachusetts. No federal lands are occupied by the project works or located within the project boundary. g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR 5.3 of the Commission’s regulations. h. Potential Applicant Contact: Peter Clarke, Turners Falls Hydro, LLC, P.O. Box 149, Hamilton, MA 01936; (978) 468-3999. i. FERC Contact: Bill Connelly at (202) 502-8587; or e-mail at william.connelly@ferc.gov. j. Turners Falls Hydro filed its request to use the Traditional Licensing Process on February 26, 2016. Turners Falls Hydro provided public notice of its request on March 3 and March 10, 2016. In a letter dated April 22, 2016, the Director of the Division of Hydropower Licensing approved Turners Falls Hydro’s request to use the Traditional Licensing Process. k. With this notice, we are initiating informal consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA Fisheries under section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and the joint agency regulations there under at 50 CFR, Part 402 and implementing regulations at 50 CFR 600.920. We are also initiating consultation with the Massachusetts State Historic Preservation Officer, as required by section 106, National Historic Preservation Act, and the implementing regulations of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation at 36 CFR 800.2. l. Turners Falls Hydro filed a Pre-Application Document (PAD; including a proposed process plan and schedule) with the Commission, pursuant to 18 CFR 5.6 of the Commission’s regulations. m. A copy of the PAD is available for electronic review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s website (http://www.ferc.gov), using the “eLibrary” link. Enter the docket number, excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208-3676 (toll free), or (202) 502-8659 (TTY). A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in paragraph h.  n. The licensee states its unequivocal intent to submit an application for a new license for Project No. 2622. Pursuant to 18 CFR 16.8, 16.9, and 16.10 each application for a new license and any competing license applications must be filed with the Commission at least 24 months prior to the expiration of the existing license. All applications for license for this project must be filed by February 28, 2019.  o. Register online at http://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/esubscription.asp to be notified via e-mail of new filing and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary.

PUBLIC NOTICE- On April 29, 2016, FirstLight Hydro Generating Company (FirstLight) filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) a Final License Application (Application) for FirstLight’s continued operation of the Turners Falls Hydroelectric Project (FERC Project No. 1889) and Northfield Mountain Pumped Storage Project (FERC Project No. 2485). The projects are located on the Connecticut River in Franklin County, Massachusetts, in the towns of Erving, Gill, Greenfield, Montague, and Northfield. The projects are currently licensed separately, with FERC licenses expiring on April 30, 2018. FirstLight is seeking to combine the two projects into a single license to be designated as the Northfield Project (Project), comprised of two developments to be called the Turners Falls Development and Northfield Mountain Pumped Storage Development. The Turners Falls Development consists of: (a) a dam; (b) impoundment; (c) gatehouse; (d) power canal; (e) fish passage facilities; (f) two hydroelectric developments known as Station No. 1 and Cabot Station; and (g) appurtenant facilities. The Northfield Mountain Pumped Storage Development consists of: (a) dams and dikes enclosing the upper reservoir; (b) intake channel; (c) pressure shaft; (d) underground powerhouse; (e) tailrace tunnel; and (f) appurtenant facilities. The Application describes the Project and its environmental setting and Project operations and maintenance. It also describes FirstLight’s proposal for relicensing the Project, which FirstLight intends to supplement with a comprehensive proposal following the completion of its relicensing studies. A copy of the Application is available for public inspection and reproduction at the Northfield Mountain Visitor’s Center at 99 Millers Falls Road, Northfield, during regular business hours. The Application also can be viewed online at: http://www.northfieldrelicensing.com. FirstLight’s full address is: 99 Miller Falls Road, Northfield, MA 01360. Questions on the Application can be directed to Mr. Gus Bakas, Director- Massachusetts Hydro, (413) 422-5915, Gus.Bakas@na.engie.com.

THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS – MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION – HIGHWAY DIVISION – NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING Project File No. 604597. A Design Public Hearing will be held by MassDOT to discuss the proposed I-91 Interchange 19 Improvements project in Northampton, MA. WHERE: City Hall, 210 Main Street, Hearing Room, Northampton, MA . WHEN: Thursday, June 2, 2016 @ 6 PM. PURPOSE: The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed I-91 Interchange 19 Improvements project. All views and comments made at the hearing will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible. PROPOSAL: This project will consist of the construction of a two-lane roundabout at the intersection of Route 9 and Damon Road/I-91 NB off ramp, signal upgrades, and roadway improvements at the I-91 SB on ramp. Other improvements will include bicycle lanes along Route 9 and Damon Road, a shared use path around the roundabout connecting to the Norwottuck Rail Trail, sidewalks, and crossings for pedestrian use. All bicycle and pedestrian accommodations have been provided in accordance with applicable design guides. A secure right-of-way is necessary for this project. Acquisitions in fee and permanent or temporary easements may be required. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is responsible for acquiring all needed rights in private or public lands. MassDOT’s policy concerning land acquisitions will be discussed at this hearing. Written views received by MassDOT subsequent to the date of this notice and up to five (5) days prior to the date of the hearing shall be displayed for public inspection and copying at the time and date listed above. Plans will be on display one-half hour before the hearing begins, with an engineer in attendance to answer questions regarding this project. A project handout will be made available on the MassDOT website listed below. Written statements and other exhibits in place of, or in addition to, oral statements made at the Public Hearing regarding the proposed undertaking are to be submitted to Patricia A. Leavenworth, P.E., Chief Engineer, MassDOT, 10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, Attention: Roadway Project Management, Project File No. 604597. Such submissions will also be accepted at the hearing. Mailed statements and exhibits intended for inclusion in the public hearing transcript must be postmarked within ten (10) business days of this Public Hearing. Project inquiries may be emailed to dot.feedback.highway@state.ma.us. This location is accessible to people with disabilities. MassDOT provides reasonable accommodations and/or language assistance free of charge upon request (including but not limited to interpreters in American Sign Language and languages other than English, open or closed captioning for videos, assistive listening devices and alternate material formats, such as audio tapes, Braille and large print), as available.  For accommodation or language assistance, please contact MassDOT’s Chief Diversity and Civil Rights Officer by phone (857-368-8580), fax (857-368-0602), TTD/TTY (857-368-0603) or by email (MassDOT.CivilRights@dot.state.ma.us). Requests should be made as soon as possible prior to the meeting, and for more difficult to arrange services including sign-language, CART or language translation or interpretation, requests should be made at least ten (10) business days before the meeting.  In case of inclement weather, hearing cancellation announcements will be posted on the internet athttp://www.massdot.state.ma.us/Highway/ THOMAS J. TINLIN HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATOR PATRICIA A. LEAVENWORTH, P.E., CHIEF ENGINEER, May 19, 26

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ADAMS – PUBLIC HEARING TOWN OF ADAMS ADAMS CONSERVATION COMMISSION The Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing pursuant to M.G.L., c.131, §40, the Wetlands Protection Act, at Town Hall, 8 Park Street, Adams, MA at 6:30 PM on May 26, 2016 to act on the following: CONTINUANCE OF REQUEST FOR DETERMINATION: filed by Pan Am Railways. Applicant is requesting wetlands review pending herbicide application along the Adams Branch rail line. REQUEST FOR DETERMINATION: filed by Richard and Dawn Milesi. Applicants are requesting review of a scope of alternatives for a single-family home in the Riverfront Area at property located on 227 East Road. 05/19/16

CHESTER  -INVITATION TO BID Sealed bids for an estimated 402383 bd. ft., and 64 cords, and 208 tons of standing timber located in the Chester – Blandford State Forest, Blandford, Massachusetts, will be received by the Managment Forester, Region 5 Headquarters; P.O. Box 1433, 740 South St.; Pittsfield, MA 01202 on or before 2:00 PM 5/26/2016, at which time they will be publicly opened and read. Necessary Bid Forms and information may be obtained at the showing on 5/12/2016 at 2:00:00 PM by meeting the Management Forester at Intersection of Chester Road and Beulah Land Road in town of Blandford Further information may be obtained by contacting the Management Forester at (413) 442-8928. The Department reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Kris Massini Management Forester 05/09/16

DALTON – NOTICE OF ACTIVITY AND USE LIMITATION V0422/CUMBERLAND FARMS STATION #2011 707 MAIN STREET DALTON, MA 01226 RTN 1-12231 A release of oil and/or hazardous materials has occurred at this location, which is a disposal site as defined by M.G.L. c. 21E, ¡± 2 and the Massachusetts Contingency Plan, 310 CMR 40.0000. On APRIL 22, 2016, CUMBERLAND FARMS, INC. recorded with the Berkshire County Middle District Registry of Deeds a NOTICE OF ACTIVITY AND USE LIMITATION on the disposal site, pursuant to 310 CMR 40.1070 through 40.1080. The NOTICE OF ACTIVITY AND USE LIMITATION will limit the following site activities and uses on the above property: Any invasive activity or construction excavation activities performed on the property at depths more than twenty-five feet below grade that may expose, disturb, or result in the presence of LNAPL within the excavation or on groundwater within the excavation without the implementation of an LNAPL and Soil Management Plan and Health and Safety Plan. Any person interested in obtaining additional information about the NOTICE OF ACTIVITY AND USE LIMITATION may contact CUMBERLAND FARMS, INC 100 CROSSING BLVD., FRAMINGHAM, MA 01702, (508) 270-1400. The NOTICE OF ACTIVITY AND USE LIMITATION and the disposal site file can be can be viewed at MassDEP website using Release Tracking Number (RTN) 1-12231 at http://public.dep.state.ma.us/SearchableSites2/Search.aspx or at MassDEP, 436 Dwight St., Springfield, MA 01103, (413) 784- 1100. 05/18/16

EGREMONT – TOWN OF EGREMONT INVITATION TO BID The Town of Egremont, acting through its Highway Department, invites sealed bids from contractors approved by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation for the Mount Washington Road Bridge Replacement & Related Work project. Copies of the plans and specifications are available Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM until 4:00 PM starting Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 2:00pm at Foresight Land Services, 1496 West Housatonic Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201 upon payment of $50.00 by check (company, cashiers or certified) made out to the Town of Egremont for each set, refundable if plans and specifications are returned unmarked within fourteen (14) calendar days after the bid opening. An additional SEPARATE payment of $20.00, non-refundable is required if postal delivery is necessary. Checks shall be payable to the Town of Egremont. Electronic copies of the bid documents are also available; no deposit is required for electronic documents. The work to be performed includes replacement of the existing 13.5-foot span bridge over Karner Brook with a new 24-foot span, three sided precast concrete culvert on precast concrete spread footings and related work. All applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and rules shall be observed. Sealed bids from General Contractors, submitted on the proper forms and clearly marked “Mount Washington Road Bridge Replacement & Related Work” shall be received at the Office of the Board of Selectmen, 171 Egremont Plain Road (Route 71), P.O. Box 368, Egremont, MA 01258 until Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 2:00pm at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. See itemized proposal with special provisions for additional submittal requirements. There will be a Pre-bid Conference on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 2:00pm (meet at Mount Washington Road Bridge). Only prospective bidders who are prequalified for this project by MassDOT will be entitled to bid on this project. The estimated project value to be included on the pre-qualification form is $500,000.00. The Bid Guaranty from each General Contractor shall be in the form of cash bid bond, certified check, Treasurer’s or Cashier’s check, drawn upon a responsible bank or trust company doing business in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and shall be made payable to the Town of Egremont. The Bid Guaranty shall be five percent (5%) of the bid amount for General Contractors. The work under this contract shall be subject to the provisions of Chapter 30, Section 39M of the Massachusetts General Laws. Wages are subject to Massachusetts’s minimum wage rates as required by M.G.L. Chapter 149, Sections 26 to 27D, inclusive. The contractor must certify that s/he shall not discriminate against any qualified employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, religion, or physical or mental handicap. The Contractor must agree to comply with all applicable Federal, State and Local statues, rules and regulations, prohibiting discrimination in employment. A one hundred percent (100%) Performance Bond and a one hundred percent (100%) Payment Bond with a surety company qualified to do business in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will be required of the successful bidder within 7 business days of Notice of Award. Selection of the contractor will be based upon bidder qualifications including evidence of past performance in similar projects, bid price, and MassDOT prequalification. The Contract will be awarded to the bidder deemed by the Awarding Authority to be the lowest responsible and eligible bidder. The Town of Egremont reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids, in whole or in part, to waive any informality in the bids received, and to accept the bid deemed to be most favorable to the best interest of the Town. The bidder agrees that its bid shall be good and not withdrawn for a period of thirty (30) days, Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays excluded, after the date of opening the bids. The Town of Egremont is an equal opportunity employer and encourages minority and woman owned businesses to submit bids. The Town of Egremont is a municipal corporation and is exempt from the payment of sales and compensating use taxes to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on all materials, equipment and supplies sold to the Contractor pursuant to this contract, to the extent authorized by G.L.c. 64H, Section 6(f). These taxes are not to be included in the bid. Copies of the Owner’s tax-exempt certificate will be available to the successful Bidder upon execution of the contract. Questions during the Bid Phase should be directed to Foresight Land Services, Inc. (413) 499-1560. Tim Hosier Highway Department Superintendent Town of Egremont 05/04/16

LANESBOROUGH – TOWN OF LANESBOROUGH INVITATION TO BID TREE MANAGEMENT SERVICES The Town of Lanesborough, acting through its Procurement Officer and in conjunction with the Tree Warden invites sealed bids from qualified companies to provide various tree management services for FY2017. A Bid Proposal Package for this project which contains detailed specifications, bid forms and other pertinent information may be obtained from the Office of the Town Manager, 83 North Main Street, Lanesborough, MA during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, starting Monday, June 6, 2016. Sealed bids are due at the Office of the Town Manager by 11:30 a.m., Monday, June 27, 2016 at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. The Board of Selectmen is the awarding authority and reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive minor informalities or irregularities in any bid and to make an award in any manner consistent with the law and deemed to be in the best interests of the Town of Lanesborough. Paul Sieloff Town Manager/ Procurement Officer 05/23/16

LEE – GOOSE POND MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING The Goose Pond Maintenance District will hold its Annual Meeting of Proprietors, Saturday, May 28, 2016, at 2:00 PM, at the cafeteria of Lee Elementary School, 310 Greylock Street, Lee, MA. Proprietors eligible to vote under the provisions of the Special Act of the General Court, Chapter 31, Acts of 1994 will consider and act upon nominations and election of certain District officials, the raising and appropriating of funds for FY 2017, other articles presented in the meeting warrant and duly posted at the town halls and post offices of Lee and Tyringham, and such other business as may properly come before the meeting. All interested parties are invited to attend. The Prudential Committee 05/09/16

LENOX – ANNUAL HYDRANT AND WATER SYSTEM FLUSHING The Water Division of the Lenox Department of Public Works announces the annual flushing of the Town water system. The flushing will begin on or about Monday, May 23, 2016 and continue for several weeks. The mains will be flushed during regular working hours of 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM. Flushing may cause localized discolored water and reduced service pressure in and around the immediate area of flushing. Should discolored water be experienced, customers may wish to let the water run for a short period of time to clear. If you see the flushing crew in your area, avoid doing laundry, as the discolored water may stain laundry. If the discolored water or low pressure conditions persist, please contact the Public Works Department at (413)637-5525. 05/18/16

LENOX – TOWN OF LENOX CONSERVATION COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING Pursuant to Chapter 131 Section 40 Massachusetts General Laws, the Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 7:30 PM at the Town Hall, 6 Walker St., on the subject of a Request for Determination of Applicability filed by Raymond D. Hegerty & Gina Reda-Hegerty for property located at 47 Sargent Brook Rd., Map 1 Parcel 22. Proposed are modifications within the footprint of the existing structure; concrete pads for code compliant entry stairs and rear steps for a new patio door. A copy of the application is on file in the Land Use Office. Neal Carpenter, Chairman 06/23/16

LENOX – TRI-TOWN HEALTH DEPARTMENT NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Lenox Board of Health CORRECTION Notice is hereby given that the Lenox Board of Health will hold a public hearing on June 9, 2016 at 6:30 PM, located at Lenox Town Offices at 6 Walker Street, Lenox, MA on a proposed regulation restricting the use of Thin Filmed Shopping Bags as well as a proposed regulation restricting the use of Polystyrene Disposable Food Containers in Food Establishments. For a copy of the regulations, please visit www.tritownhealth.org or contact the Department at 413.243.5540. Written comments can be submitted until June 1, 2016 James J. Wilusz, R.S., Health Director/ Registered Sanitarian 05/18/16

LENOX – ANNUAL HYDRANT AND WATER SYSTEM FLUSHING The Water Division of the Lenox Department of Public Works announces the annual flushing of the Town water system. The flushing will begin on or about Monday, May 23, 2016 and continue for several weeks. The mains will be flushed during regular working hours of 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM. Flushing may cause localized discolored water and reduced service pressure in and around the immediate area of flushing. Should discolored water be experienced, customers may wish to let the water run for a short period of time to clear. If you see the flushing crew in your area, avoid doing laundry, as the discolored water may stain laundry. If the discolored water or low pressure conditions persist, please contact the Public Works Department at (413)637-5525. 05/18/16

LENOX – TRI-TOWN HEALTH DEPARTMENT NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Lenox Board of Health CORRECTION Notice is hereby given that the Lenox Board of Health will hold a public hearing on June 9, 2016 at 6:30 PM, located at Lenox Town Offices at 6 Walker Street, Lenox, MA on a proposed regulation restricting the use of Thin Filmed Shopping Bags as well as a proposed regulation restricting the use of Polystyrene Disposable Food Containers in Food Establishments. For a copy of the regulations, please visitwww.tritownhealth.org or contact the Department at 413.243.5540. Written comments can be submitted until June 1, 2016 James J. Wilusz, R.S., Health Director/ Registered Sanitarian 05/18/16

LENOX – TOWN OF LENOX ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS Town Hall 6 Walker Street Lenox Massachusetts 01240 Notice is hereby given that the Lenox Zoning Board of Appeals will hear the petition of Scott Pudlo for property at 430 East Street (Map 18, Parcel 85) owned by HG October Mountain Estate LLC in the Residential “R1A” district on Wednesday, June 15 at 7:30 p.m. at Lenox Town Hall, 6 Walker Street, Lenox, Massachusetts. The petitioner seeks to modify an existing Special Permit to allow an accessory structure housing an eco-machine on site under Section 10 “Definitions” of the Lenox Zoning Bylaw. Shawn Leary Considine Clerk Zoning Board of Appeals 05/24/16, 05/31/16

NORTH ADAMS – North Adams Housing Authority Greylock Waste Lines – Phase 3 INVITATION TO BID N. ADAMS HOUSING AUTHORITY GREYLOCK WASTE LINES PHASE 3. Bids are solicited by the N. Adams Housing Authority to remove and replace sanitary waste lines at crawlspaces of 4 buildings at Greylock Valley, a federal low-income housing development located a 48 Angeli St. in N. Adams, MA. Bids shall be in sealed envelope, endorsed with the name and business address of the bidder and marked GREYLOCK WASTE LINES PHASE 3. Bids will be received at N. Adams Housing Authority’s main office at 150 Ashland St in N. Adams, MA 01247 until 11:00 AM Tuesday, June 14, 2016, to be publicly opened and read aloud. The proposed work consists of replacing sanitary waste lines at 4 buildings. Construction Period = 60 days. Estimated cost of this project is: $ 52,000. Site Visit is mandatory of all bidders. Site visits may be scheduled on one of the following dates: 5/25, 6/1, or 6/7/16. Bid Packages are available at no charge from and questions shall be directed to Amy Carman by email at housingconstructionspecialist @gmail.com or telephone: 781-308-4668. Each bid shall be accompanied by bid security that is not less than 5% of the bid, made payable to the North Adams Housing Authority. Bids are subject to M.G.L. c 149 § 44A-J and to Davis-Bacon wage rates as required by M.G.L. c 149 § 26 to 27H inclusive. The North Adams Housing Authority reserves the right to waive any informality in or reject any and all bids if it is in the public interest to do so. 05/19/16, 05/31/16

PITTSFIELD – CITY OF PITTSFIELD PURCHASING DEPARTMENT INVITATION FOR BID The City of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, acting through its Mayor and its Purchasing Agent, will receive sealed bids for: IFB #16-043 Soil Remediation at Westside Riverway Park Estimated Cost: $140,000.00 Bidding procedures will be in accordance with the latest edition of M.G.L. Chapter 30 §39M. Said bids will be addressed to the Purchasing Agent, Room 102, City Hall, 70 Allen Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201. These bids will be received until 2:30 P.M. June 1, 2016 at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Any bids received after the specified time will not be accepted. All bids will be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked “SEALED BID ENCLOSED IFB#16-043 Soil Remediation at Westside Riverway Park. All general Bidders may obtain complete sets of plans and specifications at the Purchasing Office after 12:00 Noon May 18, 2016. The City of Pittsfield Purchasing Agent reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids or to waive any informality in the bidding. Bids shall be valid for 30 business days after the bid receipt date. Also reserved is the right to reject, for cause, any bid in part or whole, if it is judged by the Purchasing Agent that the best interests of the City will be served thereby. Wages are subject to the prevailing wage requirement of M.G.L. Chapter 149, §§26-27F, inclusive. Attention is called to the “Equal Opportunity Clause” and the standard Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Construction contract specifications. All Bidders will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Colleen Hunter-Mullett, MCPPO Purchasing Agent 05/18/16

PITTSFIELD – CITY OF PITTSFIELD SALE S#16-004 The City of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, acting through its Purchasing Agent in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 30B will accept sealed bids for the sale of: SALE OF TIMBER II Sealed bids shall be marked S#16-004 Sale of Timber II and addressed to the Purchasing Agent, 70 Allen Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201 and will be held until 3:00 P.M. May 31, 2016 at which time they will be opened and publicly read aloud. Bids must be submitted on forms available from the Purchasing Office. The Purchasing Agent shall award the sale to the highest qualified bidder. The timber will be shown on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by meeting the Forester at 9:00 a.m. at the intersection Dalton Division & Washington Mountain Roads (Berkshire Organics) in Dalton, MA. A certified check, treasurer’s check, or cashier’s check for 10% of the total bid price, made payable to the City of Pittsfield, must be included with the bid. Balance of payment is as follows: 90% by June 28, 2016, or prior to harvest, whichever comes first. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a bond, in the form of a treasurer’s check or cashier’s check, payable to the City of Pittsfield, in the amount of $3,500.00 before commencement of harvesting. The City of Pittsfield Purchasing Agent reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids in order to serve the best interests of the City. Colleen Hunter-Mullett, MCPPO Purchasing Agent 05/17/16

PITTSFIELD – CITY OF PITTSFIELD SALE S#16-005 The City of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, acting through its Purchasing Agent in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 30B will accept sealed bids for the sale of: SALE OF TIMBER III Sealed bids shall be marked S#16-005 Sale of Timber III and addressed to the Purchasing Agent, 70 Allen Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201 and will be held until 3:15 P.M. May 31, 2016 at which time they will be opened and publicly read aloud. Bids must be submitted on forms available from the Purchasing Office. The Purchasing Agent shall award the sale to the highest qualified bidder. The timber will be shown on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by meeting the Forester at 11:00 a.m. at the intersection of Dalton Division & Washington Mountain Roads (Berkshire Organics) in Dalton, MA. A certified check, treasurer’s check, or cashier’s check for 10% of the total bid price, made payable to the City of Pittsfield, must be included with the bid. Balance of payment is as follows: 90% by April 2, 2016, or prior to harvest, whichever comes first. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a bond, in the form of a treasurer’s check or cashier’s check, payable to the City of Pittsfield, in the amount of $3,500.00 before commencement of harvesting. The City of Pittsfield Purchasing Agent reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids in order to serve the best interests of the City. Colleen Hunter-Mullett, MCPPO Purchasing Agent 05/17/16

PITTSFIELD – CITY OF PITTSFIELD PURCHASING DEPARTMENT INVITATION FOR BID The City of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, acting through its Mayor and its Purchasing Agent, will receive sealed bids for: IFB #16-046 FY 2017 Chemicals for DPU Estimated Cost: $500,000.00 Bidding procedures will be in accordance with the latest edition of M.G.L. Chapter 30B. Said bids will be addressed to the Purchasing Agent, Room 102, City Hall, 70 Allen Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201. These bids will be received until 2:30 P.M. May 31, 2016, at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Any bids received after the specified time will not be accepted. All bids will be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked “SEALED BID ENCLOSED IFB#16-046 FY 2017 Chemicals for DPU. All general Bidders may obtain complete sets of plans and specifications at the Purchasing Office after 12:00 Noon May 16, 2016. The City of Pittsfield Purchasing Agent reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids or to waive any informality in the bidding. Bids shall be valid for 30 business days after the bid receipt date. Also reserved is the right to reject, for cause, any bid in part or whole, if it is judged by the Purchasing Agent that the best interests of the City will be served thereby. Attention is called to the “Equal Opportunity Clause” and the standard Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Construction contract specifications. All Bidders will receive consideration without regard to race, color, creed, age, sex, religion, or national origin. Colleen Hunter-Mullett, MCPPO Purchasing Agent 05/16/16

PITTSFIELD – CITY OF PITTSFIELD PURCHASING DEPARTMENT INVITATION FOR BID The City of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, acting through its Mayor and its Purchasing Agent, will receive sealed bids for: IFB #16-048 Grass & Brush Cutting at Dams & Easements for Two Years Estimated Cost: $40,000.00 Bidding procedures will be in accordance with the latest edition of M.G.L. Chapter 30B. Said bids will be addressed to the Purchasing Agent, Room 102, City Hall, 70 Allen Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201. These bids will be received until 2:30 P.M. June 6, 2016 at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Any bids received after the specified time will not be accepted. All bids will be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked “SEALED BID ENCLOSED IFB#16-048 Grass & Brush Cutting at Dams & Easements for Two Years”. All general Bidders may obtain complete sets of plans and specifications at the Purchasing Office after 12:00 Noon May 20, 2016. The City of Pittsfield Purchasing Agent reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids or to waive any informality in the bidding. Bids shall be valid for 30 business days after the bid receipt date. Also reserved is the right to reject, for cause, any bid in part or whole, if it is judged by the Purchasing Agent that the best interests of the City will be served thereby. Wages are subject to the prevailing wage requirement of M.G.L. Chapter 149, §§26-27F, inclusive. Attention is called to the “Equal Opportunity Clause” and the standard Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Construction contract specifications. All Bidders will receive consideration without regard to race, color, creed, age, sex, religion, or national origin. Colleen Hunter-Mullett, MCPPO Purchasing Agent 05/20/16

STOCKBRIDGE – ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS The Town of Stockbridge, Massachusetts, acting through its Select Board, invites sealed bids for the Stockbridge Water System Improvement Project Contract No. 1, for the Town of Stockbridge. All bids for this project are subject to applicable bidding laws of Massachusetts, including General Laws Chapter 30, Section 39M as amended. Bid prices shall include all equipment, labor, and material for a complete in place project. The scope of work includes the replacement of approximately 3000 linear feet of unlined cast iron water distribution mains with cement lined ductile iron pipe along a portion of Church Street in Stockbridge, with alternates including additional water main replacement work on Yale Court, Route 183, and Quiet Knoll Road. The estimated project cost is $600,000. The estimated time for completion is 180 days, which may be distributed across the 2016 and 2017 construction seasons at the discretion of the Town of Stockbridge Water Superintendent. Contractors intending to bid on this project have a minimum of five years’ experience in water line installation and must have documented experience to the satisfaction of the Town of Stockbridge designated representative. Specifications are available from Stockbridge Town Offices, 50 Main Street, Office of Board of Selectmen, on, Friday, May 20, 2016, between, 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM. Electronic copies of specifications will be made available, and should be requested by email from staff@berkshireengineering.com Sealed bids shall be labeled, “Stockbridge Water System Improvement Project, Contract No.1 – May 2016”, and will be received by the Board of Selectmen at the Stockbridge Town Offices, 50 Main Street, Stockbridge, MA, until 10:00 AM on, June 3, 2016. All bids will be opened and the total bid amount read aloud at this place and time. Each bid shall be accompanied by a security or bond in the amount of 5% of the bid price. The successful bidder must furnish a 100% performance bond for the described work. No bidder may withdraw for a period of thirty (30) days, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays after the opening date. This project is funded in part by the Massachusetts Drinking Water Trust. This project requires compliance with Massachusetts Diesel Retrofit Program [MDRP] by use of after-engine emission controls that are EPA certified, or other equivalent, on at least 100% of the off-road [non-registered] diesel vehicles/equipment used at the job site. Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goals are applicable to the total dollars paid to the construction contract. The goals for this project are a minimum of 3.40 percent D/MBE participation and 3.80 percent D/WBE participation by certified DBEs. The two low bidders shall submit completed DBE forms (EEO- DEP-190, EEODEP-191 and the DBE Certification of United States Citizenship form) by the close of business on the third business day after bid opening. Failure to comply with the requirements of this paragraph may be deemed to render a proposal non-responsive. No waiver of any provision of this section will be granted unless approved by the Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP). The Town of Stockbridge is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. The Office of the Select Board reserves the right to waive any informality or to reject any or all bids if deemed to be in the best interest of the Town of Stockbridge. Minimum Wage Rates as determined by the Commissioner of Department of Workforce Development under the provision of the Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 149, Sections 26 to 27D, as amended, apply to this project. It is the responsibility of the contractor, before bid opening, to request if necessary, any additional information on Minimum Wage Rates for those trades people who may be employed for the proposed work under this contract. Federal Minimum Wage Rates as determined by the United States Department of Labor under the Davis-Bacon Act also apply to this project. Charles Gillett, Chairman Select Board Town of Stockbridge, MA 05/20/16

WILLIAMSTOWN – WILLIAMSTOWN CONSERVATION COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016 The Williamstown Conservation Commission will meet Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 7:00 PM, in the Municipal Building at 31 North Street to consider, subject to the Wetlands Protection Act (310 CMR 10.00) and MGL Chapter 141, §40, the following applications: 7:00 PM A Request for Determination of Applicability from William P. Densmore & Betsy E. Johnson for removal of vegetation along the bank of Hemlock Brook at 1182 Main Street, Assessor’s Parcel 140-144. 7:05 PM A Request for Determination of Applicability from Charles Fox for select areas of asphalt paving and re-grading of gravel areas of a driveway and associated parking area at 1174 Main Street, Assessor’s Parcel 140-8. Richard Schlesinger Chairman 05/19/16

WILLIAMSTOWN – Town of Williamstown Board of Health Notice of Public Hearings On Monday June 6, 2016, at 6:00 p.m., in the Williamstown Municipal Building, under the authority of Massachusetts General Law chapter 111, section 31, the Board of Health will consider amendments to the Code of the Town of Williamstown. Chapter 157, Septic Systems (new language in bold italics) §157-5 Inspection B. Any inspection of the septic system for a dwelling that has been unoccupied will undergo a follow-up inspection up to 6 months after the date of re-occupation. 1. The Board of Health or its agent shall have the authority to determine whether a system in an unoccupied dwelling need undergo a follow-up inspection and, if so, the time frame to perform that inspection. 2. The determination shall be based upon, but not limited to: the age of the system, information about the system on file (designs, previous inspections, pumping records), soil surveys, condition of system components, and length of time the system has not been in use. Chapter 158, Smoking and Tobacco products Add a new section 158-10, Tobacco Product Sales Permit, and re-number the subsequent sections. (You may view the proposed changes in the Community Development Department, 3rd floor of the Municipal Building.) Ronald A. Stant, Chair 05/16/16, 05/23/16

WILLIAMSTOWN – Notice of Public Hearing MASSACHUSETTS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AGENCY Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be conducted by the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency (“MassDevelopment”) at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 1350 Main Street, Suite 1110, Springfield, Massachusetts, on the proposal of The President and Trustees of Williams College (the “Institution”) that MassDevelopment: (1) Approve the following projects (collectively, the “Project”) owned or to be owned and operated by the Institution for educational purposes and located, except as otherwise described below, on the Institution’s campus, the main address of which is 880 Main Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts, including the areas (i) along both sides of Main Street, (ii) along both sides of South Street, North Street, Whitman Street, Park Street, Lynde Lane, Stetson Road, Cole Avenue, Water Street, Meacham Street, Latham Street, Dennison Park Drive, Knolls Road and (iii) all areas bounded by those listed in (ii) (collectively, the “Campus”), generally consisting of the following: Existing Part of the Project: (A) completed projects originally refinanced with proceeds of the Massachusetts Health and Educational Facilities Authority (“HEFA”) Revenue Bonds, Williams College Issue, Series K (2006), including: (1) the projects financed and refinanced with the proceeds of HEFA’s Revenue Bonds, Series F, comprising (i) the renovations to the Thompson Physics, Chemistry and Biology buildings; the Bronfman Science Center and Clark Hall, located at 33, 47 and 59 Lab Campus Drive, 18 Hoxsey Street and 947 Main Street, respectively, including the relocation of departments, upgrading of science laboratories and HVAC work; (ii) the construction of an addition to the Thompson Physics, Chemistry and Biology buildings as a wing, containing science laboratories and a centralized science library; (iii) the construction of a surface parking lot; (iv) the demolition of Newhall House at 35 Grace Court and relocation of Jenness House at 30-32 Grace Court to the Newhall House site; and (v) the renovations to Williams Hall and Sage Hall, including upgrading of mechanical systems, window replacement, roof repairs, interior layout changes and handicap accessibility modifications; and (2) the projects financed and refinanced with the proceeds of HEFA’s Variable Rate Demand Revenue Bonds, Williams College Issue, Series I, including: (i) the acquisition, design, permitting and renovation of faculty housing located at Southworth Street and 67-69 Southworth Street; (ii) the design, site work, permitting and construction of (a) a central chilled water plant and parking facility at Whitman Street and North Street (Route 7), (b) a student center, (c) an electrical cogeneration plant and (d) a center for theater and dance; (iii) the design, permitting and renovation of (a) Bascom House, (b) 63 Park Street, (c) Mission Park, (d) Dodd House, (e) Chadbourne House, (f) Mt. Hope Farm located on Green River Road, (g) Prospect House, (h) Tyler House/Annex, (i) Jesup Computer Center, (j) Lawrence Hall, and (k) Greylock Housing; (iv) the renovations and alterations to Adams Memorial Theater; (v) the acquisition and installation of a boiler in the Institution’s heating plant; and (vi) other construction, systems upgrade, renovation, and repair projects on, and the acquisition of furnishings and equipment for the Institution’s campus; and (vii) the projects originally financed and refinanced with the proceeds of HEFA’s Revenue Bonds, Williams College Issue, Series D, comprising (a) the construction of the Bernhard Music Center, and improvements and renovations to Roper Center and Weston Language Center; (b) the construction of football bleachers and press box; (c) the conversion of Jesup Hall to a computer center and of an existing garage to art studios, installation of a campus-wide computer network and renovation of Mears House at 75 Park Street, the Chemistry Building and Bronfman Science Center; (d) the construction of a gymnasium, with basketball arena, a pool, and nearby parking lot, and of a baseball field and track, renovation of Lasell gymnasium and re-grading of the football field; (e) the purchase and renovation of three faculty apartments, installation of a telephone system, construction of a Buildings and Grounds garage, renovation of the Admissions Office, renovation of Baxter Hall and Dodd House and the installation of transformers, an energy control device and a heating plant economizer; (f) the renovation of and additions to Hopkins Hall, including the relocation of administrative offices, the addition of two lecture halls and the relocation of a steam tunnel; (g) the construction of the New Student Health Center at 105 Knolls Road; (h) the modernization of academic facilities and student dormitories, including upgrading of the Thompson Physics Laboratory at 33 Lab Campus Drive, renovations to dormitories including Dennett House, Mills House, Pratt House and Armstrong House, all in Mission Park on Lynde Lane, Lehman House at 954 Chapin Hall Drive and Fayerweather at 28 Lawrence Hall Drive, and removal of asbestos insulation from several facilities on the Institution’s campus; (i) the renovation of the Sears House at 65A Park Street for the expansion of the Institution’s development office; (j) the acquisition of a garage at 24 Water Street for art studios and storage; (k) the modification of the Institution’s steam generation plant at 50 Heating Plant Drive, including the purchase of a steam boiler; and (l) the development of a campus master plan and landscaping plan; (B) completed projects originally financed and refinanced with proceeds of the HEFA Revenue Bonds, Williams College Issue, Series L (2006), including: (i) design, construction, furnishing and equipping of two academic buildings comprising offices, classrooms and meeting space of approximately 57,842 and 41,678 gross square feet on either side of the existing library on the Campus, which will be razed at the end of the project; (ii) two additions on an existing building will be razed for the construction of a new library facility comprised of approximately 126,369 gross square feet of new space and 38,340 gross square feet of renovated space to be located at Sawyer Library Drive on the Campus; (iii) relocation and renovation of an existing academic building on the Campus, demolition of two small wood frame academic buildings, and associated modifications in parking, pedestrian access and utilities with respect to items (i) and (ii) above and this item (iii); (iv) design, construction, furnishing and equipping of an approximately 9,300 square foot children’s care center and associated playground area to be located at 44 Whitman Street; (v) design, construction, renovation and equipping of Weston Field located on the Campus; (vi) implementation of utilities and infrastructure improvements throughout the Campus, including (a) extension of chilled water lines, (b) extension and rerouting of the Institution’s power distribution system and installation of power feeders and manholes, (c) upgrading voice and data communications duct bank and cabling, (d) construction and installation of new steam distribution lines, steam condensate pumps and service tees, (e) upgrading and installing pedestrian sidewalks; and (f) extension and replacement of storm and sanitary sewer lines; (vii) construction, furnishing and equipping of the Paresky Student Center of approximately 75,000 gross square feet located on the Campus at Chapin Hall Drive; (viii) construction, equipping and installation of a wireless communications and data network throughout the Campus; (ix) design, construction and equipping of common rooms within existing residence halls on the Campus; (x) acquisition and installation of furniture and equipment and implementation and installation or construction of various maintenance and upgrades and capital improvements throughout the Campus (including with respect to items (i) through (x) herein) for fiscal years 2006 through 2010; and (xi) the projects originally financed with the proceeds of HEFA’s Revenue Bonds, Williams College Issue, Series G, comprising (a) internal renovations and improvements to Fayerweather Hall, the Children’s Center, Dodd House, Garfield House, Fort Hoosac House, Goodrich Hall, Jessup Hall, Lambert House, Mears House, Milham House, Mission Park, West College and Wood House; (b) replacement of Chandler Plaza; (c) a Computer Network, including a fiber optic cabling network extended throughout campus residence halls and network rewiring; (d) other internal construction, renovation and repair and the acquisition of furnishings and equipment on the Institution’s campus, including without limitation classroom and dormitory furnishings and equipment, faculty housing renovations, heating plant upgrades, computer power backup systems, asbestos removal, and ADA compliance projects; and (e) installation of and improvements to roads, sewer, steam and water lines. New Part of the Project: (A) construction, furnishing and equipping of a four-story, approximately 77,000 square foot science center building, plus mechanical penthouse floor, including lab spaces and faculty offices, together with infrastructure, site work and ancillary improvements, which will connect to the southeast side of the Morley/Thompson Unified Science Center located at 31 Morley Drive and 59 Lab Campus Drive (the “Morley/Thompson Center”); (B) demolition of the existing Bronfman Science Center site off of Hoxsey Street, and construction of a four-story, approximately 101,000 square foot science building, including office and classroom spaces, dry labs and student interactive spaces, together with infrastructure, site work and ancillary improvements, which will connect to the northwest side of the Morley/Thompson Center; (C) renovations to existing interior lab spaces in the Morley and Thompson Buildings, including lab space reconfiguration, new ductwork and cosmetic improvements; (D) the build out of Schow Science Library, located in the Morley/Thompson Center to include two large classrooms and (E) other miscellaneous improvements at the Institution’s Campus included in the Institution’s capital budget over the next three years, including without limitation equipment and furniture acquisitions, accessibility improvements and interior building renovations. (2) Authorize the financing and refinancing of the costs of such Project by the issuance by MassDevelopment, acting under and pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapters 23G and 40D, of revenue bonds in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $130,000,000, which bonds will not constitute a debt or pledge of the faith and credit of MassDevelopment or of The Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Interested persons wishing to express their views on such projects and the proposed issuance of revenue bonds to finance and refinance the projects will be given the opportunity to do so at the public hearing or may, prior to the time of the public hearing, submit their views in writing to Massachusetts Development Finance Agency, 99 High Street, 11th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02110. MASSACHUSETTS DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AGENCY 05/24/16 …. More

WILLIAMSTOWN – INVITATION TO BID The Hoosac Water Quality District (tax-exempt 042-494-420) is accepting sealed bids for furnishing the District with DRY GRANULAR POLYMER for use in its Belt Filter Press dewatering process for Fiscal Year 2017, July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017. Also the furnishing of Chemicals: SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE POTASSIUM PERMANGANATE LIQUID SODIUM BISULFITE 38% LIQUID ALUMINUM SULFATE Bids will be accepted on or before MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2016 AT 1:00 P.M. at the Wastewater Treatment Facility, 667 Simonds Road, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267 at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read. Specifications may be obtained at the District’s offices at 667 Simonds Road, Williamstown, MA 01267. Telephone (413) 458-8423 Fax (413) 458-5016 between 7:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. The H.W.Q.D. reserves the right to waive any informality in specifications or proposals, to accept any proposal or to reject any or all proposals should it be deemed for the best interest of the District to do so. 05/20/16, 05/25/16

WILLIAMSTOWN – INVITATION TO BID The Hoosac Water Quality District (tax-exempt 042-494-420) is accepting sealed bids for furnishing the District with ULTRA LOW SULFUR , 15 PPM HEATING FUEL for Fiscal Year 2017, July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017. Bids will be accepted on or before MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2016 at 1:00 PM at the Wastewater Treatment Facility, 667 Simonds Road, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267 at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read. Specifications may be obtained at the District’s offices at 667 Simonds Road, Williamstown, MA 01267. Telephone (413) 458-8423 Fax (413) 458-5016 between 7:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. The District reserves the right to waive any informality in specifications or proposals, to accept any proposal or to reject any or all proposals should it be deemed for the best interest of the District to do so. 05/20/16, 05/25/16

WILLIAMSTOWN – INVITATION TO BID The Hoosac Water Quality District (tax exempt 042-494-420) is accepting sealed bids for furnishing the District with WOOD CHIPS for composting operation (priced per cubic yards) for Fiscal Year 2017, July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017. Bids will be accepted on or before MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2016 at 1:00 PM at the Wastewater Treatment Facility, 667 Simonds Road, Williamstown, MA, 01267 at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read. Specifications may be obtained at the District’s offices at 667 Simonds Road in Williamstown, MA 01267 Telephone (413) 458-8423 Fax (413) 458-5016 between 7:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. The District reserves the right to waive any informality in specifications or proposals, to accept any proposal or to reject any or all proposals should it be deemed for the best interest of the District to do so. 05/20/16, 05/25/16

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AMHERST – AMHERST CONSERVATION COMMISSION – Notice of Public Meeting. Wednesday, May 25, 2016. The Amherst Conservation Commission will hold the following Public Meeting under MGL Ch. 131, Sec. 40, the Rivers Protection Act, and the Town of Amherst Wetlands Protection Bylaw in the Town Room, Town Hall, 4 Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, MA: 7:15 PM Request for Determination – Shirley Markham for construction of a deck within buffer zone to bordering vegetated wetlands at 67 Woodlot Rd. (Map 21C, Parcel 23). 7:30 PM Request for Determination – Amherst College Trustees for reconstruction of existing tennis courts including fencing, minor drainage, and new spectator seating within buffer zone to bordering vegetated wetlands along East Dr. (Map 14C, Parcel 67). 7:45 PM Request for Determination – BC Rolling Green LLC c/o Beacon Communities LLC for reconstruction of a parking lot, playground, and walkways within buffer zone to Bordering Vegetated Wetlands and Bank at Rolling Green Apts, 422 Belchertown Rd. (Map 18A, Parcel 43). 8:00 PM Request for Determination – Mass Alternative Care, Inc. for rehabilitation of a building for use as a medical marijuana dispensary including a new sidewalk and landscaping within buffer zone to bordering vegetated wetlands at 55 University Dr. (Map 13B, Parcel 21). May 18

EASTHAMPTON – Pursuant to the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L. c. 131, s 40, the Easthampton Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting on a Request for Determination of Applicability filed by Easthampton Public Schools for the installation of exterior athletic lighting at the football field (Map 157, Parcel 83.) The public meeting will be held on June 13, 2016 at 6 PM at the Municipal Office Building, 50 Payson Avenue. The filing is available for review at the Easthampton Planning Department. Melissa Coady, Chair, Easthampton Conservation Commission May 23

GOSHEN -Town of Goshen – LEGAL NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS. The Zoning Board of Appeals for the Town of Goshen will hold a public hearing at 7:00 p.m., May 26, 2016 in Goshen Town Hall to hear an application by The Highland Lake Trust for a special permit to rebuild an existing seasonal cottage in the same location with a 22’ by 40’ cottage, including a new deck and new mudroom, on property it owns at 87 Aberdeen Rd., Goshen, MA. All interested persons should attend the hearing. A copy of the application is available for review at the office of the Town Clerk. May 12, 19

NORTHAMPTON – Northampton Conservation Commission Public Hearings, Thursday, May 26, 2016. City Hall Rm 18, 210 Main Street. 5:30 PM Request for Determination of Applicability to determine if septic system repair is subject to the Wetlands Protection Act or Northampton Wetlands Ordinance. Darlene Kellogg, 1162 Westhampton Rd, Map ID 41-33. 5:40 PM Request for Determination of Applicability to determine if construction of a new single family home and related work is subject to the Wetlands Protection Act or Northampton Wetlands Ordinance. Patrick Melnik, 308 Chesterfield Rd, Map ID 15B-50 Applications and related documents can be viewed at www.city.northampton.ma.us:8080/weblink8/, then click ‘Permit Files,’ projects are sorted by Map ID. May 19.

NORTHAMPTON – PUBLIC NOTICE – Pursuant to 33 U.S.C. 1341 and M.G.L. c. 21 §43, notice is given that an application for a 401 Water Quality Certification (WQC) (BRP WW 08) is pending before the Department of Environmental Protection for the following project: ROBERTS MEADOW BROOK CHANNEL REHABILITATION PROJECT. Applicant:
City of Northampton, Department of Public Works 125 Locust Street, Northampton, MA 01060. 413-587-1570. Project Location: Roberts Meadow Brook, Reservoir Road, Northampton, MA 01060. Activity: The project activity involves realigning the existing channel and instream materials throughout the spillway in Roberts Meadow Brook, extending from approximately 450 feet from Lower Roberts Meadow Reservoir Dam towards Reservoir Road in order to repair severely eroding banks. Additional information may be obtained from: Matthew A. Taylor, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. 249 Vanderbilt Ave. Norwood, MA 02062 (781) 278-5803. Written comments on the 401 WQC Dredging Application (BRP WW 08) should be sent within twenty-one (21) days of this notice to: Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Wetlands and Waterways, 1 Winter Street, Boston, MA 02108. (617) 292-5893. Any group of ten persons, any aggrieved person, or any governmental body or private organization with a mandate to protect the environment who submits written comments may appeal the Department’s Certification. Failure to submit written comments before the end of the public comment period may result in the waiver of any right to an adjudicatory hearing. May 16

PELHAM – The Town of Pelham – The Town of Pelham Community Preservation Committee will hold a Public Meeting to review two Warrant Articles proposed for funding by the Community Preservation Act at a Special Town Meeting, Monday June 20, 2016. The first article, proposed by the Community Hall Committee is to fund the removal of trees to restore the building envelope of the Community Hall. The second article, proposed by the Conservation Commission, is to fund the purchase of a Community Forest. The meeting will be held on Thursday May 26, 2016 at 7:00 p.m., in the Ramsdell room of the Pelham Public Library, 2 South Valley Rd. For further information please contact Dana MacDonald, Chair at 413-253-9362.  May 12

WHATELY – NOTICE OF INITIAL SITE INVESTIGATION AND TIER II CLASSIFICATION. Whately Truck Stop, 372 State Road, Whately, Massachusetts. Release Tracking Number 1-19177. A release of oil and/or hazardous materials has occurred at this location, which is a disposal site as defined by M.G.L. c. 21E, § 2 and the Massachusetts Contingency Plan, 310 CMR 40.0000. To evaluate the release, a Phase I Initial Site Investigation was performed pursuant to 310 CMR 40.0480. As a result of this investigation, the site has been classified as Tier II pursuant to 310 CMR 40.0500. FL Roberts and Company, Inc. has filed a Tier II Classification Submittal with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP). To obtain more information on this disposal site, please contact Edward Weagle of O’Reilly Talbot & Okun Associates, Inc., 293 Bridge Street, Suite 500, Springfield, MA 01103, 413-788-6222.
The Tier II Classification Submittal and the disposal site file can be reviewed at the Western Regional Office of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, located at 436 Dwight Street in Springfield, 413-784-1100. Additional public involvement opportunities are available under 310 CMR 40.1403(9) and 310 CMR 40.1404. May 9

WILLIAMSBURG – LEGAL NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING. Williamsburg Conservation Commission, Williamsburg, MA 01096. The Williamsburg Conservation Commission, in accordance with MGL Chapter 131, Section 40, the Wetlands Protection Act, will hold a public meeting on: Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 7:00 PM at the Williamsburg Town Offices, 141 Main Street, Haydenville, MA to review a Request for Determination of Applicability submitted by the City of Northampton. The subject area is located on Rocks Road near the Mountain Street Reservoir. May 19

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CHARLEMONT – Town of Charlemont, Board of Health – Notice of Public Hearing. A Public Hearing will be held by the Charlemont Board of Health, at the Town Hall, 157 Main Street, Charlemont, MA, on May 25, 2016, at 6:15 PM to consider adopting a Regulation of Environmental Impact which provides a mechanism by which the Board of Health can review activities that are considered Noisome Trades or may be dangerous to the Public Health. This regulation also allows the Board to require an Environmental Health Impact Report for activities that may result in an unacceptable, significant individual or cumulative adverse effect on the public or environmental health. The regulations are available for inspection during business hours at the Town Hall, 157 Main St. A pdf copy can be received by sending an email to glenayers@frcog.orgwith Draft Charlemont Regs in the subject line. Robert Lingle, Co-Chair, Charlemont Board of Health

DEERFIELD – TOWN OF DEERFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS, CONSERVATION COMMISSION – NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING. The Deerfield Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing pursuant to the Wetlands Protection Act MGL Chapter 131, Section 40 to consider a Request for Determination filed by the Town of Deerfield for Roadway work on North Main Street. The hearing will be held on May 26, 2016 at 7:00 pm in the Deerfield Municipal Offices, 8 Conway Street. Copies of the Request for Determination are on file in the Municipal Offices, and are available to the public for inspection. Any person interested or wishing to be heard should appear at the time and place designated.

DEERFIELD – PUBLIC NOTICE – TOWN OF DEERFIELD – SPECIAL TOWN MEETING. The Town of Deerfield will hold a Special Town Meeting on Monday, June 6, 2016 at seven o’clock in the evening, at the Town Offices, at the Deerfield Municipal Offices, 8 Conway Street, in the village of South Deerfield, to consider the following articles: ARTICLE 1 – RESCIND PRIOR BORROWING AUTHORIZATIONS – To see if the Town will vote to rescind the unused borrowing authority voted under previous Town Meeting articles; or take any action relative thereto. ARTICLE 2 – Municipal Building Repairs – To see if the Town will vote to appropriate from the Municipal Building Fund so called a sum of money to fund the capital improvement of Town buildings or take any action relative thereto. ARTICLE 3 – APPROPRIATION FOR CAPITAL PROJECTS – To see if the Town will vote to raise and appropriate, transfer from available funds, or otherwise provide any sum or sums of money for capital projects and equipment or take any action relative thereto. ARTICLE 4 – STRUCTURED TAX AGREEMENT FOR SOLAR PV PROJECT – To see if the Town will vote in accordance with G.L. c. 59, Sec 38H to authorize the Deerfield Selectboard to enter into a Tax Agreement with Lake Street Development Partners LLC (“LSDP”) or its affiliate or assignee for a period of up to twenty-five (25) years, and to approve said agreement under which LSDP will pay the Town a sum of money per year relative to the proposed construction and operation of a Large-Scale Ground Mounted Solar Photovoltaic Installation, to be constructed on a 198.760 acre +/- parcel of land located at 901 River Road, with an expected nameplate capacity of approximately 6 MWDC, said Tax Agreement is on file in the Town Clerk’s Office, and further to allow the Deerfield Selectboard to negotiate any amendments necessary to said Tax Agreement to reflect any changes in the size of the Solar Photovoltaic Installation, so long as the payments reflected in the Tax Agreement rise commensurately; or take any action relative thereto. ARTICLE 5 – NET METERING CREDIT SALES AGREEMENT – To see if the Town will authorize the Deerfield Selectboard to enter into a net metering power purchase agreement with Lake Street Development Partners LLC (“LSDP”) with respect to LSDP’s planned solar voltaic electric generating facilities to be located at 901 River Road for up to 20 years, or take any action relative thereto. ARTICLE 6: APPROVAL TO APPLY FOR GRANTS FOR TILTON LIBRARY –  To see if the Town will authorize the Trustees of the Tilton Library and the Deerfield Selectboard to apply for, accept and expend any state grants which may be available for the Addition and Renovation of the Tilton Library, 75 North Main Street or take any action relative thereto. ARTICLE 7: ACCEPTANCE OF SCHEMATIC DESIGN OF TILTON LIBRARY – RENOVATION – To see if the Town will Vote to accept the Schematic design for the Addition and Renovation of the Tilton Library, 75 North Main Street or take any action relative thereto. Carolyn Shores Ness, Trevor McDaniel, Henry “Kip” Komosa, Deerfield Selectboard

ERVING – PUBLIC NOTICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW. PROJECT: Erving Riverfront Park at Usher Mill. LOCATION: Arch Street and Crescent Street, Erving, MA. PROPONENT: Town of Erving. The undersigned is submitting an Environmental Notification Form (“ENF”) to the Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs on or before: May 31, 2016. This will initiate review of the above project pursuant to the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (“MEPA”, M.G.L. c. 30, s.s. 61-62I). Copies of the ENF may be obtained from: Michael R. Gagnon, P.E., Milone & MacBroom, Inc., 1350 Main Street, Suite 1012, Springfield, MA 01103. (413) 241-6920. Copies of the ENF are also being sent to the Town of Erving Board of Selectmen and Conservation Commission where they may be inspected. The Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs will publish notice of the ENF in the Environmental Monitor, will receive public comments on the project for 20 days, and will then decide, within ten days, if an environmental Impact Report is needed. A site visit and consultation session on the project may also be scheduled. All persons wishing to comment on the project, or to be notified of a site visit or consultation session, should write to the Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs, 100 Cambridge St., Suite 900, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, Attention: MEPA Office, referencing the above project. By: William A. Bembury, Board of Selectman Chair

HEATH – NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING. In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law, the Heath Conservation Commission will hold a public meeting at Sawyer Hall on May 26, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. to review a Request for a Determination of Applicability filed by William Emmet for the purpose of confirmation of resource area boundaries at 284 Number Nine Road, Heath. The public and interested parties are welcome. Signed, The Heath Conservation Commission

ORANGE – PUBLIC NOTICE: Cellco Partnership and its controlled affiliates doing business as Verizon Wireless (Verizon Wireless) is proposing to install a Small Cell Communications Antenna and associated equipment on a 29’ tall utility structure (#238) located on East Main Street, in Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, 01364. The overall height of the installation would be 32’ above ground level. Public comments regarding potential effects on historic properties may be submitted within 30-days from the date of this publication to: All-Points Technology Corporation at 3 Saddlebrook Drive, Killingworth, CT 06419, to the attention of Ellen Gustafson, (860) 663-1697 ext. 214, egustafson@allpointstech.com. Please respond within 30 days if you wish to comment.

 

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