SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY. Estate of DENNIS LEE DAMMANN, Deceased. No. 13-4-00078-3 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.020, .030 Bonnie Jean Dammann has been appointed as personal representative (“personal representative”) of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representative or the personal representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) 30 days after the personal representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets. Date of First Publication: September 11, 2013 /s/ BONNIE JEAN DAMMANN. Personal Representative Attorneys for Personal Representative: David Ebenger, Attorney at Law PO Box 217 Winthrop, WA. 98862 Phone: 509.996.2206
Published in the Methow Valley News September 11, 18, and 25, 2013.
DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE (DNS).Proponent: Town of Twisp, Washington. Description of proposal: Adoption of amendments to Town of Twisp Municipal Code Title 18 (Zoning).Location of proposal: The proposal related to overnight rentals and related uses encompasses all properties currently within the Twisp Town limits that are zoned R1, R2, R3, C1, C2, C3 and CR.Lead Agency: Town of Twisp, 118 S. Glover Street, PO Box 278, Twisp, WA 98856.
Threshold Determination: The lead agency for this proposal has determined that it does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030(2)(c). This decision was made after review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the lead agency. The information is available to the public on request.
This DNS is issued under WAC 197-11-340(2); the lead agency will not act on this proposal for 14 days from the date below. Comments must be submitted no later than October 16, 2013.
Responsible Official: Kurt Danison, Town Planner,118 S. Glover Street, PO Box 278, Twisp, WA 98856. Phone: 509- 997-4081,Fax: (509) 997-9204.
You may appeal this determination to: The Town of Twisp, P.O. Box 278, Twisp, WA 98856 no later than 4:00 PM October 16, 2013. Appeals must be submitted in writing. Contact Twisp Town Hall about the procedures for SEPA appeal.
Published in the Methow Valley News September 25, 2013
Town of Winthrop Public Hearing Notice. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Council of the Town of Winthrop, Washington, will hold a public hearing on the 2014 to 2019 Six Year Capital Facilities Plan. Said hearing will be held on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 7:05 pm in the back room (Hen House) of the Winthrop Barn, 51 SR20. All interested persons are invited to and may appear and be heard at said time and place. Copies of said plan are available at Winthrop Town Hall or can be mailed upon request. Written comments must be received by the time of hearing in order to be considered. All persons requiring assistance in accessing the Winthrop Barn are requested to contact Town Hall at (509) 996-2320 at least one day prior to the hearing. Done this 10th day of September, 2013. Michelle Gaines, Clerk/Treasurer.
Published in the Methow Valley News September 25, 2013.
METHOW VALLEY IRRIGATION DISTRICT EQUALIZATION NOTICE.
The Board of Directors will conduct the annual equalization meeting on Monday, October 14, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. at the River Bank Office in Twisp, Washington.
In the event that the Board concludes the business that may come before them prior to 7:00 p.m. the Regular Meeting of the MVID will immediately follow the Equalization meeting.
Upon the day specified in this notice required by RCW 87.03.250, the Board of Directors which hereby constitute a Board of Equalization for that purpose, shall meet and continue in session from day to day as long as may be necessary, not to exceed ten days, exclusive of Sundays, to hear and determine such objections to the said assessment roll as may come before them; and the Board may change the same as may be just.
The purpose of the meeting is to equalize assessments for the 2014 irrigation season. Members living outside of the area or that cannot attend the meeting are encouraged to submit a letter or email stating their grievance to the Board on or before October 5, 2013 to the district office at P.O. Box 860, Twisp, WA 98856 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions may be directed to the District Office at 509-997-2318. /s/ B. Morgan.
Published in the MV News Sep. 25, Oct. 2, & 9, 2013.
Notice of General Election Okanogan County, State of Washington Tuesday, November 5, 2013.
A General Election will be held in the below mentioned districts for the purpose of submitting to the voters for their approval or rejection the following candidates and issues.
Initiative Measure No. 517, Concerns initiative and referendum measures,
Initiative Measure No. 522, Concerns labeling of genetically-engineered foods,
Advisory Vote No. 3, Substitute Senate Bill 5444,
Advisory Vote No. 4, Senate Bill 5627,
Advisory Vote No. 5, Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1846,
Advisory Vote No. 6, Second Engrossed Second Substitute House Bill 1971,
Advisory Vote No. 7, Engrossed House Bill 2075,
State Senator 7th District; Hospital District No 1, Commissioner Pos 2, Commissioner Pos 3, and Commissioner Pos 4; Hospital District No 3, Commissioner Pos 5; Hospital District No 4, Commissioner Pos 1 and Commissioner Pos 5; Hospital District No 6, Commissioner Pos 1, Commissioner Pos 3, and Commissioner Pos 5; City of Brewster, Mayor, Council Pos 1, Council Pos 2, Council Pos 3, Council Pos 4, and Council Pos 5; City of Brewster, Sales and Use Tax Levy within the City of Brewster for Criminal Justice Purposes; Town of Conconully, Mayor, Council Pos 1, Council Pos 2, and Council Pos 3; Town of Coulee Dam, Mayor, Council Pos 1, Council Pos 2, and Council Pos 3; Town of Elmer City, Mayor, Council Pos 1, Council Pos 2, Council Pos 3, and Council Pos 5; Town of Nespelem, Mayor, Council Pos 1, Council Pos 2, and Council Pos 4;City of Okanogan, Mayor, Council Pos 1, Council Pos 2, Council Pos 3, and Council Pos 5; City of Omak, Mayor, Council Pos 1, Council Pos 2, and Council Pos 3, City of Omak, Sales and Use Tax Levy within the City of Omak; City of Oroville, Mayor, Council Pos 1, and Council Pos 2; City of Pateros, Mayor, Council Pos 1, Council Pos 2, Council Pos 4, and Council Pos 5; Town of Riverside, Council Pos 1, Council Pos 2, and Council Pos 3; City of Tonasket, Mayor, Council Pos 1, Council Pos 3, Council Pos 4, and Council Pos 5, City of Tonasket, Sales and Use Tax Levy within the City of Tonasket; Town of Twisp, Council Pos 1, Council Pos 2, and Council Pos 5; Town of Winthrop, Mayor, Council Pos 1, and Council Pos 2; Nespelem School District No 14, Director Pos 2, Director Pos 4, and Director Pos 5; Omak School District No 19, Director Pos 1, and Director Pos 4; Curlew School District No 50J, Director Pos 1, and Director Pos 3; Bridgeport School District No 75J, Director Pos 2, and Director Pos 5; Okanogan School District No 105, Director Pos 2, and Director Pos 5; Brewster School District No 111-203J, Director Pos 2, Director Pos 3, and Director Pos 5; Pateros School District No 122-70J, Director Pos 3, and Director Pos 4, Pateros School District No 122-70J, Bonds for Health, Safety, Educational and Infrastructure Improvements; Lake Chelan School District No 129J, Director District 1 and Director District 3; Grand Coulee Dam School District No 301-304J, Director Pos 1, and Director Pos 2; Republic School District No 309, Director Pos 1, and Director Pos 5; Methow Valley School District No 350, Director Pos 2, and Director Pos 4; Tonasket School District No 404, Director Pos 1, and Director Pos 4; Oroville School District No 410, Director Pos 1, and Director Pos 4; Coulee Area Park and Recreation District, Commissioner Pos 5; Cemetery District No 1, Commissioner Pos 2; Cemetery District No 2, Commissioner Pos 1, and Commissioner Pos 3; Cemetery District No 3, Commissioner Pos 2; Cemetery District No 4, Commissioner Pos 3; Fire District No 1, Commissioner Pos 2; Fire District No 2, Commissioner Pos 3; Fire District No 3, Commissioner Pos 3; Fire District No 4, Commissioner Pos 1; Fire District No 6, Commissioner Pos 2; Fire District no 8, Commissioner Pos 2; Fire District No 11, Commissioner Pos 3; Fire District No 12, Commissioner Pos 2; Ferry-Okanogan Fire District No 13, Commissioner Pos 3; Ferry-Okanogan Fire District No 14, Commissioner Pos 2; Douglas-Okanogan Fire District No 15, Commissioner Pos 3; Fire District No 16, Commissioner Pos 1; Okanogan County Transportation District, Funding Public Transportation.
The registration deadline for online registrations, mail-in registrations and transfers is October 7, 2013. Any qualified elector who is not registered to vote in the State of Washington may register to vote in person at the Auditor’s Office up to and including October 28, 2013.
You can register or obtain registration forms at the Auditor’s Office, on line at www.vote.wa.gov, and Department of Licensing. The Okanogan County Auditor’s Office, 149 3rd Ave N, Room 104, at the County Courthouse, will be open so voters may obtain replacement ballots, drop off voted ballots, obtain provisional ballots, and use the Accessible Voting Units, at the following times. Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, October 18 – November 4, 2013 On Election Day only, November 5, 2013, 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM.
Drop boxes are in 3 locations around the county. Tonasket – Tonasket City Hall/Library Complex, 209 S Whitcomb Ave, Tonasket Omak – Next to Police Station, 8 N Ash, Omak Pateros -180 Pateros Mall in parking lot, Pateros Drop boxes will close at 8:00PM on Election Day.
Voters needing additional information or assistance with voter registration forms or voting may call 509.422.7240. Voters unable to use the mail-in ballot may use the Accessible Voting Unit available at the County Auditor’s Office.
Ballots require sufficient first class postage and must be postmarked by the day of the election. Check with your local Post Office for deadlines to have your ballot postmarked properly.
For additional information on the election or regarding voter registration. vote.wa.gov/Okanogan myvote.wa.gov, Local newspaper, radio, and TV www.pdc.wa.gov.
Meetings of the Okanogan County Canvassing Board are open, public meetings and shall be continued until the activities for which the following meetings are held have been completed. Canvass Board meetings are held in the Okanogan County Auditor’s Office, 149 3rd Ave N, Room 104, at the County Courthouse, in Okanogan.
Friday November 15, 2013 at 11:00 AM to determine the status of any provisional or challenged ballots Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 11:00 AM to canvass the votes cast and certify the election. This notice is in accordance with RCW 29A.52. Dated at Okanogan, Washington this 10th day of September, 2013. Laurie Thomas, Okanogan County Auditor and Ex-Officio Supervisor of Elections.
By Mila M Jury /s/, Chief Deputy and Certified Election Administrator
Publish in the Methow Valley News September 25, 2013.