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

Notice of Final SEPA Determination. 1890’s Side Channel, SEPA 2013-12.

The Okanogan County SEPA Responsible Official has issued a Final Determination of Non Significance for the following project. The proposal intends to enhance groundwater fed surface flows and in channel habitat complexity features within a high flow conveyance side-channel of the Methow River.  To accomplish this they will install an approximately 725 linear foot gravity fed groundwater collection gallery buried within the floodplain at depths appropriate to contact static groundwater elevation as low flow conditions.  The groundwater collection gallery will feed into a 2100 foot long conveyance pipe also buried at depths ranging from 6 to 12 feet fellow existing surface grade that will outlet into an enhanced section of the existing 1890’s side channel (approximately 4,500 linear feet of enhanced channel.

The ground water gallery is expected to produce flows near 4 cubic feet per second during low flow conditions resulting in a bypass reach on the Methow River for just over one mile.  Diverted water will return to the Methow River at the downstream end of the side channel.  An assortment of wood structures will be added to the enhanced channel as habitat complexity elements, and the channel bottom and banks will be contoured to contain pool/riffle habitats and wetland and riparian vegetation.

There will be approximately 9 acres of area where spoils from deepening the side channel will be placed.  Approximately 41,000 cubic yards of alluvial spoils will be excavated from the side channel and placed within an adjacent existing pasture. 5,200 cubic yards of top soil obtained from a local commercial source will be imported to restore the vegetated pasture on top of the channel excavated material and to create new wetlands in the side channel enhancement area.

The site is accessible through private lands off of driveways connecting to Peters Road and State Highway 20 on the northern boundary of the Town of Twisp, WA (530 Peters Rd), Sections 6, 7, and 8, T33N, R22E, Willamette Meridian, Okanogan County.

The Okanogan County SEPA Responsible official issued a final environmental determination of non-significance (DNS) in accordance with WAC 197-11.  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 March 5, 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.

Information is available at the Office of Planning and Development. Direct your questions to, Charlene Schumacher, Natural Resource Senior Planner at Okanogan County Office of Planning & Development, 123 5th Ave. N., Suite 130, Okanogan, WA 98840, (509) 422-7113 or e-mail cschumacher@co.okanogan.wa.us .

Published in the Methow Valley News February 19, 2014.

 

LEGAL NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Town Council of the Town of Twisp in the Council Chambers, 118 South Glover Street, Twisp, WA, on February 25, 2014, at 7 pm.

The purpose of the public hearing is to review community development and housing needs, inform citizens of the availability of funds and eligible uses of the state Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), and receive comments on proposed activities, particularly from low- and moderate-income persons and persons residing in the Town of Twisp.

Up to $35,000 for a single jurisdiction or $40,000 for a multiple jurisdiction project may be available to the Town to fund a planning project that principally benefits low- and moderate- income persons.

An overview of the proposed Water System Plan grant application will be available for review at the Town Hall, February 25, 2014.  Comments may also be submitted in writing to Town Hall between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday, prior to the public hearing.

The Council Chambers is handicap accessible.  Arrangements to reasonably accommodate special needs, including handicap accessibility or interpreter, will be made upon receiving 24-hour advance notice.  Contact Jackie Moriarty at (509)997-4081.

Published in the Methow Valley News February 19, 2014.

 

LEGAL NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that a special board meeting will be held on Thursday, February 27th 2014, for the purpose of telephone interviews with prospective CEO Candidates.  An executive session will be held after the interviews to discuss the qualifications of each, per RCW 42.30.110.  Action will be taken after the executive session. The special board meeting will be held in the Hillcrest Commons Area in the Administration Building of Three Rivers Hospital, located at 415 Hospital Way, Brewster, Washington, commencing at 7 a.m. on the date set forth above.

Published in the Methow Valley News February 19, 2014.

 

LEGAL NOTICE

Wolf Creek Reclamation District. Notice to Contractors and Vendors.

In accordance with RCW 39.04.190 and RCW 39.04.155 and as authorized by the Board of Directors, Wolf Creek Reclamation District is now accepting applications for its 2014 Vendor List and Small Works Roster. The Vendor List will cover purchase of matrials, supplies and equipment estimated to cost between $40,000.00 and $50,000.00. The small works roster will cover projects estimated to cost $100,000.00 or less.

Application forms are required. To request an application, you may stop by, or contact Wolf Creek Reclamation District, Lynn Bovee, Secretary, 87-B Patterson Lake Road, Winthrop, WA 98862. Phone (509) 996-9974. If you have already signed up, no need to sign up again.

Minority and small business are particularly encouraged to apply.

Published in the Methow Valley News February 19, 2014.