LEGAL NOTICE
Notice of Annual Meeting. Chewuch Canal Company, PO Box 234, Winthrop, Wash., 98862.
You are hereby notified that the annual meeting of the stockholders of The Chewuch Canal Company will be held on February 22, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. upstairs in The Winthrop Barn. On the agenda will be general business, election of directors and discussion of the piping project.
It is very important that your stock be represented in person or by proxy.
Respectfully, /s/ Roger Rowatt, Bookkeeper, 509.996.2778. Dated at Winthrop this 31st day of January, 2014.
Published in the Methow Valley News February 5 and 12, 2014.
LEGAL NOTICE
The Methow Valley Communications District, in accordance with RCW 39.04.155, wishes to provide public notice of the establishment of a Small Works Roster for public works projects not to exceed $300,000. The Small Works Roster shall include approved contractors who, when required by law, are properly licensed or registered for general or specialty contract work.
Contractors who are interested in being included on the roster can find the application and instructions at the District website: methowcommunications.org, or may request an application by calling 509-322-4038, or by mail: MVCD, PO Box 1031, Winthrop, WA, 98862.
Published in the Methow Valley News January 22, 29, February 5 and 12, 2014
LEGAL NOTICE
CALL FOR BIDS. Sealed bids will be received by the State of Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region Two Office, 1550 Alder Street NW, Ephrata, Washington 98823-9699 until 3:00 p.m., Monday February 24 2014, for the sale and removal of 9 outbuildings, one residence, all located at 600 Twisp Carlton road Twisp, Washington 98862.
Bid information is available from the Methow Wildlife Area (509) 996-2559, 350 Bear Creek Road Winthrop, WA 98862.
Published in the Methow Valley News January 29, February 5 and 12, 2014.
LEGAL NOTICE
Superior Court of Washington for Okanogan County. In Re the Estate of: Leon F. Lehman, Deceased. No. 14-4-00004-8.
Probate Notice to Creditors (RCW 11.40.030).
The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as 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.  The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(3); 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 11.40.060.  This bar is effective as to claims against both the Decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets.
Date of first publication: January 29, 2014. Personal Representative: David E. Ebenger. Attorney for Personal Representative: Rolf Borgersen. Address for mailing or service: PO Box 354 Winthrop, WA 98862. Rolf Borgersen, WSBA #4246.
Published in the Methow Valley News January 29, February 5 and 12, 2014.
LEGAL NOTICE
Methow Valley Irrigation District Small Works Roster. Notice is hereby given, as authorized under RCW 87.03.436 to all licensed contractors desiring to be placed on the MVID Small Works Roster for the 2014 irrigation season to submit to the District office; a current copy of  Bond/Liability insurance and a list of services offered.  Mail to: MVID, P.O. Box 860, Twisp, WA 98856. For additional information call 509-997-2318. /s/ B. Morgan.
Published in the Methow Valley News February 12 and 19, 2014
LEGAL NOTICE
Planned Development Lot Size. Code Amendment 2014-2.
Notice of public hearing and final SEPA determination is hereby given. Okanogan County is processing a legislative action which amends Okanogan County Code Title 17 “Zoning”, specifically Chapter 17.19 “Planned Developments”. This amendment would implement a minimum acreage limit for new Planned Developments located within the Rural Residential and Low-Density Residential zone districts. According to Washington State SEPA Rules (WAC 197-11), Okanogan County’s SEPA Responsible Official issued a final determination of non-significance (DNS). This decision may be appealed in accordance with OCC 14.04.220. Appeals must be made in writing to the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners, 123 5th Ave N Ste. 150, Okanogan, WA 98840. Appeals must be submitted or postmarked by 5:00 p.m. on February 27, 2014. Appeals shall state with specificity the elements of the environmental checklist and resulting determination the appellant finds objectionable and shall state the reason therefore.
Appeals must include the $300.00 appeal fee. Failure to file a timely and complete appeal shall constitute waiver of all rights to an administrative appeal under county code. Comments must be submitted in writing, or attend the public hearing. The Okanogan County Planning Commission scheduled a public hearing on February 24, 2014 at 7:00pm. The hearing is located in the Virginia Grainger Commissioners Hearing Room at 123 5th Ave North, Okanogan, WA 98840. Information is available at the Office of Planning and Development. Direct questions and comments to: Ben Rough, Senior Planner, Okanogan County Office of Planning & Development, 123 5th Ave. N, Suite 130, Okanogan, WA 98840, (509) 422-7122.
Published in the Methow Valley News February 12, 2014
LEGAL NOTICE
Notice of Public Hearing. Amendment of Title 17, Zoning and Title 19, Administrative Procedures.
Notice is hereby given that the Winthrop Planning Commission is considering amendments to Winthrop Municipal Code Title 17, Zoning, and Title 19, Administrative Procedures.  The proposed amendments include the following:  consideration of an application for zoning code amendment by George Baumgardner, 599 N Siwash Ck Rd, Tonasket, WA 98855, to allow duplex, triplex and fourplex residential units in the B-3 zone; consideration of allowing multifamily with a planned development permit in the B-3 zone; consideration of allowing marijuana retail in the Industrial zone with a conditional use permit, and allowing marijuana retail in the B-2 and B-3 zones providing buffers and state requirements are met; striking daycare as a conditional use in the Industrial zone, striking section 17.28.010(E)(1); and correcting inconsistencies between 17.36.010, Zoning Administrator appointment and duties, 17.36.020 Planning commission powers and duties, and Table 19.02.020(A) Permit procedures. The proposed amendments pertain to the B-2, B-3, and Industrial zones and to Type 3 permit procedures within the incorporated limits of the Town of Winthrop, Township 34, Range 21, parts of Sections 2 and 11.
Public Hearing: The Winthrop Planning Commission will hold an open record public hearing on the proposed amendments on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 6:05 pm, at the Winthrop Auditorium (Hen House of the Barn), 51 Highway 20, Winthrop, Washington. The hearing will be conducted in accord with WMC Chapter 19.10. Any person desiring to present written or oral testimony may do so at the hearing, and by doing so shall have standing as a party of record. Any person requiring assistance to access the hearing is urged to contact Town Hall at least 24 hours in advance.
Information available:  Persons wishing to view the proposed amendments or receive a notice on the action taken may contact Winthrop Town Hall, 206 Riverside Ave. between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday – Friday. Pursuant to WMC 19.06.040, a staff report will be available seven days prior to the public hearing. For further information contact Rocklynn Culp at (509) 996-2320.
SEPA 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. This information is available to the public on request. This Determination of Nonsignificance is issued under 197-11-340(2); the lead agency will not act on this proposal for 15 days from the date of this notice.
Comments: Written comments may be submitted in advance of the public hearing. Comments or requests for notice should be submitted to the Town Planner, Town of Winthrop, PO Box 459, Winthrop, WA 98862, or by email to planner@townofwinthrop.com.
This notice is given pursuant to Winthrop Municipal Code Chapter 19.06. Dated: February 6, 2014, Rocklynn Culp, Town Planner.
Published in the Methow Valley News February 12, 2014