Methow Valley School District No. 350 will hold a public hearing on the budget for the 2014-2015 General Fund, Transportation Vehicle Fund, Capital Projects Fund, Debt Service Fund and ASB Fund at the Board of Directors meeting in the district office at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 25, 2014. Any person may appear and be heard for or against any part of said budget. A copy of the budget is available for review at the superintendent’s office. Tom Venable, Superintendent of Schools.

Published in the Methow Valley News June 11 and 18th, 2014.


Notice of Open Record Public Hearing. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of Twisp Planning Commission will hold an open record public hearing at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Twisp Town Hall. The purpose of the hearing is to take testimony and establish the record on applications for the vacation of the Amended Schulz Short Plat; a boundary line adjustment with adjoining property under the same ownership; and, replatting the area into the 6 lot Plat of Carl’s Place submitted by Carl and Nancy Hubert of Twisp, Washington. Plat approval will be conditioned for compliance development standards set forth by the Town of Twisp Codes 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18.

All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard.  Those requiring assistance are requested to contact Town Hall a minimum of 24 hours prior to the scheduled hearing to notify the Town of the type of assistance required. Persons wishing to view project information may contact Twisp Town Hall, 118 S. Glover Street between the hours of 9:00 am until 5:00 pm Monday through Thursday. For further information contact Kurt Danison, Town Planner at (509) 997-4081.

Published in the Methow Valley News June 11 & 18, 2014.




FILE #: WIN CUP 14-1; PARCEL #:2890002900

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Austen Lott, 5 Lloyd Lane, Winthrop, WA 98862, has submitted application to the Town of Winthrop for a conditional use permit for a marijuana retail business encompassing 540 square feet. The permit is sought pursuant to Winthrop Municipal Code (WMC) sections 17.16.010 and 17.36.045. The parcel is Lot 29 of Horizon Flats subdivision, in the Industrial zone of the Town of Winthrop, Township 34, Range 21, NW quarter of Section 11.

The Winthrop Town Council will hold an open record public hearing to consider the proposal on Wednesday, July 2, at 7:05 pm, Winthrop Auditorium (the Barn) 51 Highway 20, Winthrop, WA.  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.  All persons or agencies who comment or present testimony shall have standing as a party of record.  Any person requiring assistance to access the Barn or requiring other special assistance are urged to contact Town Hall at least 24 hours in advance of the scheduled hearing.

Information Available:  Application materials are on file at Winthrop Town Hall, 206 Riverside Ave. Persons wishing to view project information or receive notice of the action taken on the application may contact Winthrop Town Hall between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday – Friday. A staff report will be available for viewing or purchase seven days prior to the public hearing. For further information contact Rocklynn Culp at (509) 996-2320.

SEPA Determination:  This application has been determined categorically exempt from SEPA under WAC 197-11-800 (11.b) and (13).

Comments: Anyone may submit substantive written comments concerning this application up until the date of the public hearing. Send comments to Town Planner, Town of Winthrop, PO Box 459, Winthrop, WA 98862 or by email to

This notice is given pursuant to WMC chapter 19.06. DATED:  June 12, 2014.

Published in the Methow Valley News June 18, 2014.


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of Twisp will hold a public hearing to discuss the 2015-2020 Six-Year Transportation Improvement Plan on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 7:00 pm at the Town Hall Council Chambers located at 118 S Glover Street, Twisp, Washington. Copies of the plan can be obtained at Town Hall for review on June 20, 2014. Jackie Moriarty, Clerk/Treasurer.

Published in the Methow Valley News June 18, 2014.