Town of Twisp, 118 S. Glover, Twisp, WA 98856. Advertisement for Bids.

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by The Town of Twisp, until 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 for construction of the 2013 Overlay Project. Bid proposals will be received by the Town Clerk at the Town of Twisp, Town Hall, 118 S. Glover Street, Twisp, WA 98856 and will then and there be opened, read, and tabulated publicly. Proposals received after the time fixed for opening will not be considered.

The project involves the improvement of Twisp Avenue between Magers and SR 20 and , 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Avenues between SR 20 and Glover including grinding and paving. Sections of curb and gutter and sidewalk will also be installed throughout the project. All work will be in accordance with the plans, specifications and the WSDOT/APWA Standard Specifications. Approximate quantities include: 700 tons of hot mix asphalt, 600 tons of crushed surfacing, 150 square yards of sidewalk, and 500 LF of curb and gutter.

Time for completion of the work is limited to 25 working days.

Engineer’s estimated range for project is $200,000 to $300,000.

Contract documents may be obtained from RH2 Engineering, 300 Simon St. SE, East Wenatchee, WA 98802 upon payment of a $30 non-refundable fee.  Documents can be mailed for a fee of $10.00. Checks must be  made payable to the Town of  Twisp. For additional information on obtaining contract documents please call (509) 886-2900 ext. 5368. An information copy of the contract documents is on file for inspection at the Town of Twisp, Town Hall, RH2 Engineering, and the following plan center: Wenatchee Plan Center, 34 North Chelan Avenue, Wenatchee, WA 98801.

Each bid proposal shall be accompanied by a bid proposal deposit in cash, certified check, cashier’s check, postal money order, or surety bond in an amount equal to at least five percent (5%) of the amount of such bid proposal. Checks shall be made payable to The Town of Twisp. Should the successful bidder fail to enter into such contract and furnish satisfactory performance and payment bond within the time stated in the specifications, the bid proposal deposit shall be forfeited to The Town of Twisp.

The Town of Twisp reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive irregularities in the bid or in the bidding.

No bidder may withdraw his proposal after the hours set for the opening thereof, or before award of contract, unless said award is delayed for a period exceeding forty-five (45) days.

The Town of Twisp is an equal opportunity employer. Small, minority and women-owned businesses are encouraged to submit bids.  All work performed on the project shall be subject to prevailing state wage rates.

Published in the Methow Valley News July 31 and August 7, 2013




Negotiation of State Leases with Existing Lessees between September and November 2013 Expires: January 2014.

10-B69478-Grazing- Se1/4nw1/4, Nw1/4sw1/4, S1/2sw1/4, Sw1/4se1/4, Section 4, Township 33, Range 22 East, W.M.

Written request to lease must be received by August 31, 2013, at Department of Natural Resources, 225 S Silke Rd, Colville, Washington 99114-9369. Each request to lease must include the lease number, the name, address and phone number of applicant, and must contain a certified check or money order payable to the Department of Natural Resources for the amount of any bonus bid plus a $100.00 deposit. The envelope must be marked “Sealed Bid” and give lease number, expiration date of lease applied for and give applicant’s name. The applicant must be prepared to purchase improvements that belong to the current lessee. Persons wishing to bid to lease any of these properties can obtain more details, bid packet, and qualification requirements by contacting the Colville office or calling 509. 684.7474.

Published in the Methow Valley News July 31, 2013



Notice of Adoption – Ordinance #666. An ordinance granting a franchise to Centurytel of Washington, Inc. Dba Centurylink to operate and maintain a telecommunications system in the town of Twisp, Washington. Said ordinance may be examined at the Twisp Town Hall during regular business hours or mailed upon request. This notice is given by order of the Town Council and pursuant to RCW 35.27.300. Dated this 23rd day of July, 2013.Jackie Moriarty, Clerk/Treasurer, Town of Twisp,Washington.

Published in the Methow Valley News July 31, 2013.



Okanogan County Fire District No.6, “District”, is requesting Statements of Qualifications  “SOQ” from qualified Architects to assist with the development of a Master Plan for a District Winthrop station  and potentially for assistance with the design and construction of the Winthrop station on an as needed basis. Proposals will be accepted until August 8th by 2:00 PM. Proposal can be sent to PO Box 895 or 223 Englar Street Winthrop, WA 98862. For complete description of project contact Chief Don Waller at 509-997-2981 or email

Published in the Methow Valley News July 31, 2013