Friday, October 18, 2019

Classifieds: Legal Notices: Oak Bluffs

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    The Town of Oak Bluffs will have a Special Town Meeting on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at the Oak Bluffs Elementary School at 7:00 P.M. The deadline to register to vote is Friday, November 1, 2019, at the Town Clerk’s office, 56 School Street from 8:30 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.
    LN: 10/17/19, 1t


    Project File No. 608142
    A Design Public Hearing will be held by MassDOT to discuss the proposed construction of a Shared Use Path along Beach Road project in Oak Bluffs, MA.
    WHERE: Oak Bluffs Public Library
    56R School Street
    Oak Bluffs, MA 02557
    WHEN: Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
    PURPOSE: The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed Construction of a Shared Use Path along Beach Road from Lagoon Pond Bridge to Eastville Ave./County Road project. All views and comments made at the hearing will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible.
    PROPOSAL: The proposed project consists of construction of a shared use path extending approximately 0.75 miles along Beach Road in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts. The project limits are from the existing shared use
    path (SUP) at the MassDOT Lagoon Pond Drawbridge bridge replacement project (MassDOT
    Project #604029) to the west, along Beach Road onto Eastville Avenue, and to the intersection of
    Eastville Avenue / County Road where it will connect to an existing shared use path. The proposed improvements will enhance vehicular and pedestrian safety, provide bicycle accommodations, provide compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards, and improve vehicular traffic safety by including “Complete Streets” design principles. Bicycle accommodations consisting of an 8’ – 10’ shared use path 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. 608142. Such submissions will also be accepted at the hearing/meeting. Mailed statements and exhibits intended for inclusion in the public hearing/meeting transcript must be postmarked no later than ten (10) business days after this Public Hearing. Project inquiries may be emailed to 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 ( 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 JONATHAN GULLIVER PATRICIA A. LEAVENWORTH, P.E. HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATOR CHIEF ENGINEER.
    LN: 10/17/19, 10/24/19, 2t