Legal Notices: Week of 8/18/2017

CITATION ON PETITION FOR ORDER OF COMPLETE SETTLEMENT
Docket No. BE15P0773EA
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The Trial Court
Probate and Family Court
Berkshire Probate and Family Court
44 Bank Row
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 442-6941
Docket No. BE15P0773EA
Estate of: Jean Exton Curtiss
Also known as: Jean E. Curtiss
Date of Death: 10/18/2015
A Petition for Order of Complete Settlement has been filed by Juliette T Curtiss of Tarrytown, NY requesting that the court enter a formal Decree of Complete Settlement including the allowance of a final account, and determination of heirs at law and other such relief as may be requested in the Petition.
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 09/06/2017.
This is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline by which you must file a timely 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.
WITNESS, Hon. Richard A. Simons, First Justice of this Court
Date: August 04, 2017
Francis B. Marinaro, Register of Probate
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EGREMONT CONSERVATION COMMISSION

Egremont Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing 8/24 at 7:30 PM at Egremont Town Hall, 171 Route 71, on a Notice of Intent (NOI) by Denise Kohn and Adam Blank, 8 Lakeside Drive, regarding a landscaping project portions of which contain wetlands areas defined as Bank, Bordering Vegetated Wetlands, Land Under Water Bodies and Waterways, Bordering Land Subject to Flooding, Riverfront Area and Buffer Zone.  Filing may be viewed at Town Hall between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. weekdays and anytime at http://masspublicnotices.org/.

Bill Tynan
ECC chairman
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GREAT BARRINGTON CONSERVATION COMMISSION
The Great Barrington Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday,
August 23, 2017 at 6:30 PM at the Great Barrington Town Hall, 334 Main Street, to act on a Request for Determination of Applicability from The Trustees of Reservations  (TTOR). The property includes an intermittent stream watercourse running north-south in the depression between Monument Mountain and Flag Rock. The applicant is seeking to construct a foot-bridge crossing an intermittent stream as part of a trail connecting the Monument Mountain trail system with a new trail being developed leading from Housatonic to and around the area of Flag Rock.  This public hearing will be held in accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, Chapter 131, Section 40 and the Great Barrington Wetlands Bylaw and Regulations, Chapter 168 and Chapter 217 Article III. Gaetan Lachance, Chairman.
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Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The Trial Court
Probate and Family Court
Berkshire Probate and Family Court
44 Bank Row
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 442-6941
Docket No. BE10P0329GD
CITATION GIVING NOTICE OF PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN FOR INCAPACITATED PERSON PURSUANT TO G.L. c. 190B, §5-304
In the matter of: George Covert Hobbs
Of: New Marlboro, MA
RESPONDENT
Alleged Incapacitated Person
To the named Respondent and all other interested persons, a petition has been filed by Catherine H Hobbs of Charlemont, MA in the above captioned matter alleging that George C Hobbs is in need of a Guardian and requesting that Catherine H Hobbs of Charlemont, MA (or some other suitable person) be appointed as Guardian to serve Without Surety on the bond.
The petition asks the court to determine that the Respondent is incapacitated, that the appointment of a Guardian is necessary, and that the proposed Guardian is appropriate. The petition is on file with this court and may contain a request for certain specific authority.
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 08/31/2017. 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.
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: August 07, 2017
Francis B. Marinaro
Register of Probate
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Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The Trial Court
Probate and Family Court
44 Bank Row
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Docket No. BE17P0553GD
CITATION GIVING NOTICE OF PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIAN FOR INCAPACITATED PERSON PURSUANT TO G.L. c. 190B, §5-304
In the matter of: Marlene Brown
Of: Great Barrington
Respondent
Alleged Incapacitated Person
To the named Respondent and all other interested persons, a petition has been filed by Fairview Commons Nursing & Rehab. Center  of Great Barrington in the above captioned matter alleging that Marlene Brown is in need of a Guardian and requesting that  of Jenny Barnett (or some other suitable person) be appointed as Guardian and any other relief as requested in the petition; to serve Without Surety on the bond.
The petition asks the court to determine that the Respondent is incapacitated, that the appointment of a Guardian is necessary, and that the proposed Guardian is appropriate. The petition is on file with this court and may contain a request for certain specific authority.
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 9/7/2017. 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  September 13, 2017  and a hearing on the petition has been scheduled for September 27, 2017 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:  August 8, 2017
Francis B. Marinaro
Register of Probate
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Commonwealth of Massachusetts
The Trial Court
Probate and Family Court
Berkshire Probate and Family Court
44 Bank Row
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 442-6941
Docket No. BE10P0329GD
CITATION GIVING NOTICE OF PETITION FOR RESIGNATION OF A GUARDIAN OF AN INCAPACITATED PERSON
In the interests of: George C Hobbs
Of: New Marlboro, MA
RESPONDENT
Incapacitated Person/Protected Person
To the named Respondent and all other interested persons, a petition has been filed by Margaret M. Hobbs of Cambridge, MA in the above captioned matter requesting that the court: Accept the Resignation of the Guardian of the Respondent.
The petition asks the court to make a determination that the Guardian and/or Conservator should be allowed to resign; or should be removed for good cause; or that the Guardianship and/or Conservatorship is no longer necessary and therefore should be terminated. 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 08/31/2017. 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.
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: August 07, 2017
Francis B. Marinaro
Register of Probate

 

Town of New Marlborough
Conservation Commission
Public Hearing

The Conservation Commission of the Town of New Marlborough will hold a public hearing on August 26, 2017 at 10:00 AM in the Town Hall in the village of Mill River, MA 01244 under the provisions of the Wetlands Protection Act, Chapter 131, Section 40 to consider a Notice of Intent:
William & Anne Tatlock
1 Grand Army Plaza, Apt 11E
Brooklyn, NY 11238

For the property located at:
1191 Canaan Southfield Rd
New Marlborough, MA 01230

Removal of sediment from existing farm/fire pond and related site work.
Freddy Friedman, Member
Conservation Commission
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Town of Sandisfield
Invitation to Bid

West Street and South Sandisfield Road Full Depth Reclamation with Calcium Chloride and New Work Chip Seal Project, Sandisfield, MA
The Sandisfield Interim Town Administrator and Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) Mr. Richard White, invites sealed bids from Contractors who are Chapter 90 Prequalified by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation in the category of Pavement Surfacing, for full depth reclamation with calcium chloride and new work chip seal of West Street (approx. 5,800’ x 22’ = 14,000 SY) and South Sandisfield Road (approx. 10,000’ x 22’ = 24,000 SY) in Sandisfield, MA.
Bid documents for this project will be available Monday through Thursday 9:00 am until 2:00 pm at the Sandisfield Town Hall Offices, 66 Sandisfield Road, Sandisfield, MA. Bid documents for this project include: detailed specifications, bid forms, and any subsequent addenda that might be released. Bid documents can also be obtained by requesting documents from CPO via email at townadmin@sandisfieldma.gov, phone 413-429-8398, or through the highway dept. at sandisfieldhwy@verizon.net, phone 413-717-7627.
Sealed bids, plainly marked as item (WSTSSAND) West Street and South Sandisfield Road Reclamation Project, Sandisfield, MA will be received at the Sandisfield Town Hall Offices, 66 Sandisfield Road, P. O. Box 90, Sandisfield, MA, 01255 until Monday, August 28, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. The bids will be opened and read aloud publicly on Monday, August 28, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at 66 Sandisfield Rd., Sandisfield, MA. The contract will be awarded to the qualified, responsive and responsible bidder offering the lowest price.
The Town Administrator in his capacity as CPO is the awarding authority for the Town of Sandisfield and reserves the right to reject any or all bids, in total or in part, to waive minor informalities or irregularities in any bid and to take whatever action is deemed to be in the best interests of the Town of Sandisfield. A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Monday, August 21, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., meeting at the Town Hall Offices in Sandisfield. Meeting will include a tour of the project site and Q & A related to the IFB and the procurement process in general.
This project is being procured in compliance with M.G.L. Ch. 30, section 39M and as such the following requirements apply: Prevailing Wage documentation, a 5% Bid deposit, and the winning Bidder shall provide a 50% Payment Bond and a 100% Performance Bond at the time that the contract is executed.
The Town of Sandisfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Richard White
Interim Town Administrator
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Town of Sheffield
Notice of Public Hearing

The Sheffield Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, August 28, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., 1st floor meeting room, Town Hall, 21 Depot Square, regarding a Request for Determination of Applicability, filed by the Town of Sheffield for property on Rannapo Road, Sheffield, in accordance with the provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 131, sec. 40.  The purpose of the hearing is to gather information regarding the proposed project: treatment of a small 15’ x 25’ patch of Japanese knotweed on the bank of the Housatonic River between the river and Rannapo Road.

The intention of the applicant will be discussed in compliance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act.

Donald Ward III, Chairman
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