Public Hearing Notice 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 11:30 AM on Monday, September 11, 2017 to consider a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $46,675 within the Current Expense budgets of Juvenile and Central Services. Funds are from Block Grant Revenue and Unreserved Beginning Fund Balance and will be used for Salary and Benefits, Supplies, Travel, and Communications. The hearing will be held in the County Commissioners’ Hearing Room located at 123 5th Avenue North, Okanogan, Washington. Persons wishing to comment may attend the hearing or submit their comments in writing to the Commissioners’ Office at 123 5th Avenue North, Rm 150, Okanogan, Washington 98840.

Published in the Methow Valley News on August 23, 30 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on August 24, 31, 2017. OVG#773558


Public Hearing Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 11:40 AM on Monday, September 11, 2017 to consider a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $2,225 within the Fair Budget Fund 112 from Other Non-Revenue and will be used for Small Tools and Operating Supplies. The hearing will be held in the County Commissioners’ Hearing Room located at 123 5th Avenue North, Okanogan, Washington.  Persons wishing to comment may attend the hearing or submit their comments in writing to the Commissioners’ Office at 123 5th Avenue North, Rm 150, Okanogan, Washington 98840.

Published in the Methow Valley News on August 23, 30 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on August 24, 31, 2017. OVG#773566


Okanogan County Notice of Final Decision

Project: Hulme Water Availability Appeal of Administrative decision by Yakama Nation

Decision:  The Hearing Examiner upheld the Director of Planning’s decision to approve legal and physical water availability for single domestic use for Mark & Jean Hulme.

Publication Date: August 24, 2017

Appeal Deadline: September 13, 2017

The Okanogan County Hearing Examiner upheld the Director of Planning’s decision to approve the water availability for Mark & Jean Hulme. Within 21 calendar days of the publication date; parties with standing may appeal this decision pursuant to RCW36.70C.

Published in the Methow Valley News on August 23, 2017 and Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on August 24, 2017. OVG#773621


Buckingham LPA 2017-1

Application & Threshold SEPA Determination

An application has been submitted by Wescott and Associates in order to remove the “Agricultural Use Only” restriction from Lot 2 of the Wescott and Associates Long Plat Alteration LPA 2004-1.  Proposed Lot 1 has an existing residence.  Proposed Lot 2 will be served by a water system backed by water right claim 274058372.  The project is located at 98 North Star Road, approximately 2 miles northeasterly of the Town of Brewster, WA on tax parcels 7860000200, & 7860000100, Township 31 N., Range 25 E.W.M., S 31. Project comments must be submitted in writing no later than 5:00 p.m., September 29, 2017. Project comments and SEPA comments will be reviewed separately. SEPA Comments must be submitted in writing no later than 5:00 p.m., September 8, 2017. According to Environmental Policy regulations, Okanogan County issued a threshold determination of non-significance (DNS). Failure to comment by this date denies a party standing to appeal the final SEPA determination. In accordance with OCC 16.24.060(B), you may request a public hearing no later than September 8, 2017. Hearing requests must be received in writing and must state the purpose of the hearing request. Direct questions and comments to: Charlene Schumacher, Senior Planner, Okanogan County Office of Planning & Development, 123 5th Ave. N, Suite 130, Okanogan, WA 98840, (509) 422-7113.

Published in the Methow Valley News on August 23, 2017 and Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on August 24, 2017. OVG#773622


Notice of Application and Threshold SEPA Determination

CUP 2017-7 Tapia Auto Service

Notice is hereby given that an application has been submitted by Hector Maldonado on behalf of Margarito Tapia, in accordance with Okanogan County Code 17A220.010 to permit an auto service and repair shop. The CUP, if approved, would allow a 3,000 square foot fenced area with an existing 24’ x 24’ shop and 24’ x 33’ carport and the  addition of a 40’ x 60’ shop, 24’ x 33’ carport and a 10’ x 12’ office to do auto repair and diagnosis. There will also be one acre used as an auto sale lot for up to 30 vehicles. Hours of operation will be Monday through Friday 8am to 6pm and Saturdays 8am to 1pm. The site is located at 28 Highway 7, near Tonasket WA on tax parcel numbers 3627070032. According to Washington State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) regulations, the office of Okanogan County Planning and Development issued a threshold environmental determination of non-significance (DNS) for this proposal. The public hearing for this project has not yet been set. The public is welcome to comment on this project. Project comments may be submitted in writing up to the hearing or be presented at the hearing. SEPA comments must be submitted in writing by 5:00 pm September 7, 2017 to afford the commenter standing. Direct questions and comments to: Okanogan County Office of Planning & Development, Pam Wyllson, 123 5th Ave. N, Suite 130, Okanogan, WA 98840, (509) 422-7122 pwyllson@co.okanogan.wa.us

Published in the Methow Valley News on August 23, 2017 and Okanogan Valley Gazette-     Tribune on August 24, 2017. OVG#773625


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 3421130089, 3421240080, 3421240081 and 3421240053)

Proponent: Nancy & Dale Sekijima

Decision:  Approved

Appeal Deadline: September 12, 2017

The Okanogan County Office of Planning and Development approved the above-noted project. Within 20 days of decision, parties with standing may appeal this decision to the Okanogan County Hearing Examiner at 123 5th Ave. N. Suite 130, Okanogan, WA 98840, pursuant to OCC 2.67.010. An appeal must include the $300.00 appeal fee.

Published in the Methow Valley News on August 23, 2017 and Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on August 24, 2017. OVG#773659