Legal Notices: Week of 03/31/2017

Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The Trial Court
Berkshire Probate and Family Court
44 Bank Row
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Docket No. BE11P0450GD
CITATION GIVING NOTICE OF PETITION TO EXPAND THE POWERS OF A GUARDIAN
In the matter of: Joseph Fiacco
Of: Sandisfield, MA
Respondent
Alleged Incapacitated Person
To the named Respondent and all other interested persons, a petition has been filed by Berkshire Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center of Sandisfield, MA in the above captioned matter alleging that Joseph Fiacco is in need of the following treatment or action for which a substituted judgment determination may be required; authorization for entry of a Do Not Resuscitate Order, Do Not Intubate Order, Do Not Hospitalize Order as well as authorization to consent to hospice services for the Respondent.
Expand the powers of a Guardian of the Respondent
The petition asks the court to make a determination that the powers of the Guardian and​/​or Conservator should be expanded, modified, or limited since the time of the appointment. The original petition is on file with the court.
You have the right to object to this proceeding. If you wish to do so, you or your attorney must file a written appearance at this court on or before 10:00 A.M. on the return date of 04/21/2017. This day is not a hearing date, but a deadline date by which you have to file the written appearance if you object to the petition. If you fail to file the written appearance by the return date, action may be taken in this matter without further notice to you. In addition to filing the written appearance, you or your attorney must file a written affidavit stating the specific facts and grounds of your objection within 30 days after the return date.
FURTHER NOTICE ON HEARING:
A status conference has been scheduled for April 21,2017 at 2:00pm and a trial has been scheduled for May 12, 2017 at 2:00pm at 44 Bank Row, Pittsfield, MA 01201, to be attended by the respondent, her counsel, the petitioners and other interested persons who file appearances herein.
IMPORTANT NOTICE
The outcome of this proceeding may limit or completely take away the above-named person’s right to make decisions about personal affairs or financial affairs or both. The above-named person has the right to ask for a lawyer. Anyone may make this request on behalf of the above-named person. If the above-named person cannot afford a lawyer, one may be appointed at State expense.
WITNESS. Hon. Richard A. Simons, First Justice of this Court.
Date: March 21, 2017
Francis B. Marinaro
Register of Probate
3.31    #2933


MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
WATERWAYS PROGRAM
“Notice of License Application” pursuant to M.G.L. Chapter 91
Waterways License Application Number: W17-4928
Applicant: Garfield Lakeside Nominee Realty Trust
NOTIFICATION DATE: March 31, 2017
Public notice is hereby given of the “Simplified License BRP WW06 Self Licensing Package”by Garfield Lakeside Nominee Realty Trust to construct and maintain a dock accessory to a residential use at 24 Lakeside Drive, also known as Assessor’s Map 233, Lot 12, in the municipality of Monterey, in and over the waters of Lake Garfield, 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 May 1, 2017, 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 413-755-2138. 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:
David Cameron
Section Chief
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
Western Region-Waterways Program
436 Dwight Street
Springfield, MA 01103
3.​31
#2931


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
TOWN OF EGREMONT PLANNING BOARD
The Egremont Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday April 5, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the Town Hall Meeting Room at 171 Egremont Plain Road, Egremont, MA, relative to a proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendment to add Section 4.3.7, “Temporary Moratorium on Marijuana Retail Sale.”On November 8, 2016, the voters of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts approved a Marijuana Legalization Initiative (Question 4) law regarding the recreational use of marijuana. Currently non-medical marijuana is not addressed in the Zoning Bylaw. The regulation of recreational marijuana raises legal, planning and public safety issues, and the Town needs time to study and consider forthcoming Massachusetts regulations, to assess their impact on local zoning, and to propose potential amendments to the Zoning Bylaw. The moratorium shall be in effect through January 2019, or six months after the effective date of the Cannabis Control Commission regulations, whichever is later. The proposed Bylaw Amendment may be viewed at the Egremont Town Clerk’s office, Monday-Thursday, 1-3 pm, and at egremont-ma.gov.
Respectfully submitted,
Mark Holmes
Planning Board Clerk
3.24, 3.​31
#2915


Notice of Public Hearing
Town of Tyringham
Planning Board​—​Notice of Public Hearing
Pursuant to the provisions of MGL 40A s5 the Planning Board of Tyringham, MA will hold a public hearing on the proposed new section to Chapter 3, labeled section 6 Town Officers(elected officials meeting attendance) and under Zoning adding a Section 10 Accessory Dwelling Unit and Tiny House Unit By. The hearing will take place at the Tyringham Town Hall, 116 Main Road, Tyringham, MA on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 7:30 pm. The purpose of the hearing is to accept public comments on the proposed by-laws. Any person interested in or wishing to be heard on the proposed by-laws should appear at the time and place designated for the public hearing. A copy of the proposed by-laws are on file with the Town Clerk, and may be inspected there during regular Town Hall hours or on the Tyringham town website online at www.tyringham-ma.gov.
Tyringham Planning Board Clerk, April Roche
3.31
#2932


THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS
MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ​​ HIGHWAY DIVISION
NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING
Project File No. 607550
A Design Public Hearing will be held by MassDOT to discuss the proposed Bridge Superstructure Replacement Project on Chapel Street over the Greenwater Brook in the Town of Lee, MA. 01238.
WHERE: The Lee Memorial (Town) Hall
32 Main Street
Lee, MA 01238
WHEN:    Monday, April 3, 2017 @ 7:00 PM
PURPOSE: The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed bridge superstructure replacement project. All views and comments made at the hearing will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible.
PROPOSAL: The proposed bridge project consists of the replacement of the existing single span bridge superstructure. The new 32 foot single span superstructure will have a 20 foot curb to curb width for vehicular and pedestrian traffic. There will be no sidewalks. The bridge and approach roadway profile will be adjusted to increase the minimum grade across the bridge and smooth out the transition to US Route 20. To accommodate the abutters impacted by this bridge project, the existing bridge will remain open to a single lane of alternating two-way traffic during construction since there is no viable detour. To accommodate construction activities at the space-constrained project site, Route 20 will also be reduced to a single lane of alternating two-way traffic controlled by a temporary traffic signal for a distance of approximately 600’, extending 300’ east and west of the Route 20 intersection with Chapel Street. Short-term closures of the bridge to vehicle are anticipated to be necessary during certain phases of construction, however pedestrian access will be maintained at all times.
A secure right-of-way is necessary for this project. Acquisitions in fee and permanent or temporary easements may be required. The town of Lee 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: Bridge Project Management Section, Project File No. 607550. 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 at http:​/​​/​www.massdot.state.ma.us​/​Highway​/​
THOMAS J. TINLIN
HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATOR
PATRICIA A. LEAVENWORTH, P.E.
CHIEF ENGINEER
3.24, 3.​31
#2916


TOWN OF MOUNT WASHINGTON
LEGAL NOTICE
Mount Washington, Massachusetts
Invitation to bid on Regular School Bus Transportation Contract for five (5) years: July 1, 2017​—​June 30, 2022. Terms of contract are available at the Town Hall, 118 East Street, Mt. Washington, MA 01258. Please call 528-2839 or 528-4971 to obtain bid packet. Sealed bids will be received until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12, at which time they will be publicly opened.
School Committee
Lesliann Furcht, Chairperson
3.31, 4.7
#2930

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