Legal Notices: Week of 06/01/2018




Sealed Bids for the construction of the “Route 7/23 Water Main Replacement” will be received by the Fire District, 17 East Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230 until 2:00 p.m. local time on June 15, 2018 at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. Sealed Bids must have outer envelope marked as “ Route 7/23 Water Main Replacement.”

A mandatory pre-Bid conference will be held at the site on June 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Fire District.

The work consists of replacement of approximately 7,200 linear feet of existing water main with varying size ductile iron water main, including new valves, hydrants, service connections, side street connections, and surface restoration. The work also includes approximately 120 linear feet of 12-inch water main installed by pipe jacking. Bids shall be on a unit price basis.

All Bids for this project are subject to the provisions of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 30, Section 39M as amended.

Bidding Documents may be obtained electronically from the Tighe & Bond website at: http:​/​​/​​/​Projects_Out_to_Bid.php

Prospective bidders must complete a one-time registration process on the web site in order to receive log-in credentials. Bidders must log in to the web site to download bidding documents for the project. Bidders will be added to the “Plan holders” or prospective bidders list upon downloading the bidding documents for the project.

A bid deposit shall be furnished in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

Minimum Wage Rates as determined by the Commissioner of Department of Workforce Development under the provision of the Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 149, Section 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.





Legal Notice

Town of Egremont

AG Approves Zoning Bylaw Change

The Attorney General’s office has officially approved a Zoning Bylaw change passed at the Egremont Special Town Meeting of March 27, 2018. Copies of the bylaw as well as the AG approval letter are on view at the Egremont Town Hall, Library, South Egremont Post Office and North Egremont Store as well as the town website,






Notice is hereby given that the Board of Selectmen has received an Application for a Special Permit Hearing from Summit Hill Enterprises, Inc., to authorize an amendment to the original Special Permit granted in 1978, as amended in 1983, 1994 and in 2012. This request for amendment is to allow for the non-conforming residential use on the first floor while retaining the commercial use on the ground floor. The applicable section of the Zoning Bylaw: Section 199-9.8 Resorts. The property is non-conforming because it was constructed as a commercial office under EnlightenNext’s non profit zoning waiver. See, GL. CH 40A, §3; see also, Gund v. Planning Board of Cambridge 91 Mass. App. CT 813.

Failure to make recommendations on this matter shall be deemed lack of opposition thereto. Copy of the application and plans are available for review in the Selectmen’ s office, Memorial Hall, 32 Main Street, Lee, MA 01238. The hearing will take place in the Memorial Hall Courtroom on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 7:00 PM.

Local Licensing Authority

Patricia D. Carlino, Chairman

6.1, 6.8




Town of Great Barrington

Tree Warden


In accordance with Massachusetts General Laws (MGL), Chapter 87, Public Shade Tree Law, Section 3 (Cutting of Public Shade Trees; Hearing; Damages), the Town of Great Barrington Tree Warden will hold a Public Hearing regarding an application from National Grid to remove or prune public shade trees on Monday, June 11, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Hall, 334 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA. Any person interested or wishing to be heard on this matter should appear at the time and place designated.

The program included a tree-by-tree hazard assessment of public and private trees, along the main three-phase lines which serve the community. The work is recommended to remove hazard trees and prune for additional clearance in order to reduce tree outage problems affecting large numbers of customers served by these main lines. National Grid’s arborists have identified sixteen (16) town trees for removal and three (3) for pruning along Oak Street and Vandeusenville Road.

Town-owned trees located within the public way designated for removal have been marked with a small red ribbon; trees designated for pruning have been marked with a small blue ribbon. All are posted with a notice of public hearing in the field.

A complete list of town-owned trees designated for removal or pruning including information about the location, size and species of the affected trees and the reason for work proposed, is available weekdays from the Town Hall, Library and Highway Department during normal business hours.

Michael Peretti

Tree Warden

5.25 and 6.1




Town of Sheffield

Notice of Public Hearing

The Sheffield Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 11, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., 1st floor meeting room, Town Hall, 21 Depot Square, regarding a request for an Amendment to the Order of Conditions (DEP File #281-0245), for George Soudant for property on 1375 North Main Street in Sheffield, in accordance with the provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 131, sec. 40. The proposed project is to increase an approved building by 2,400 sq. ft., seek approval for a 9,500 sq. ft. greenhouse, parking, outside grow space and fencing. The work will include site excavation to satisfy floodplain compensatory storage requirements.

Donald Ward, III, Chairman



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