CALL FOR BIDS
Town of Winthrop

Winthrop Barn Septic Upgrade

Sealed bids will be received by the Town of Winthrop at Winthrop Town Hall located at 206 Riverside Avenue, PO Box 459, Winthrop, Washington, 98862 until 2:00 PM on September 28, 2017 and there publicly opened and read.

The Town of Winthrop’s Winthrop Barn Septic Upgrade improvements consists of demolition, abandoning existing septic tank, installing two new septic tanks, new gravity sewer line, new pressure sewer line, electrical, surfacing, concrete flat work, paving and other work as detailed and in accordance with the attached Contract Plans, these Contract Provisions, and the Standard Specifications.

Plans, specifications, and bid documents are available for electronic download at www.questcdn.com. Insert the eBidDoc # 5362435 to download the digital documents for  $10.00.  Plans, specifications, and bid documents are also available at the office of SCJ Alliance, in Wenatchee at 25 North Wenatchee Avenue, Suite 238, Wenatchee, WA 98801 upon payment of $60.00. Contract documents are on file for inspection at area Plan Centers and at the Town of Winthrop Town Hall.

A bid bond in the amount of 5% of the bid shall accompany all bids.  All bids shall be marked “SEALED BID FOR Winthrop Barn Septic Upgrade”, on the outside of the envelope.

Bids must be completed on a lump sum and unit price basis as indicated on the BID PROPOSAL, and the total price shall be used for comparison of bids. The Town of Winthrop reserves the right to reject any or all bids for cause. All contractors must be licensed in the State of Washington. Time for completion of the work is limited to 20 working days. Engineer’s estimated range for this project is $50,000 to $75,000.

No bidder may withdraw his proposal after the hours set for the opening thereof, or before award of contract unless said award is delayed for a period exceeding forty-five (45) days.

The Town of Winthrop is an equal opportunity employer. Small, minority and women-owned businesses are encouraged to submit bids. All work performed on the project shall be subject to State of Washington prevailing wage rates.

Published in the Methow Valley News September 13 & 20, 2017.


LEGAL NOTICE

Okanogan County Fire District #6 is accepting bid proposals for installation of three propane tanks of sufficient size to run a generator at three stations ranging in size from 80 kW to 130 kW. Installation shall include an adequate supply line from the tank to the generators and connection to the generators. Proposals will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. October 9th 2017. Bid proposals will be opened at 4:00 p.m. October 9th 2017 at the District office 434 W 2nd Ave Twisp, WA. Bids may be sent to P.O. Box 895 Winthrop, WA 98862. Additional information may be obtain from the Interim Chief. Please mark bid proposals “Propane Install for Generators.”

Interim Chief Cody Acord can be contacted at the District office Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00p.m., Phone: 509-997-2981, Email: cacord@okanogancountyfd6.com.

Published in the Methow Valley News September 20, 27 and October 4, 2017.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Okanogan County 2018 Budget

In accordance with RCW 36.40.050, the board of county commissioners has received the county’s 2018 preliminary budget; it has been filed with them, and is available to the public as required by RCW 36.40.060. The Board has set a Public Hearing on Monday, October 2, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. for the purpose of fixing the its budget and making tax levies, and designating the time and place of the meetings. Any taxpayer may appear thereat and be heard for or against any part of the budget. If said budget is not fixed by this date, the board may continue the hearing to a future date and time, and meet with budget work groups from time to time, until concluded, in order to make revisions or additions it deems advisable. Persons may appear, to submit comments and be heard for or against any part of the 2018 Okanogan County Budget, at the Commissioner’s Hearing Room located at 123 5th Avenue North, Okanogan, Washington. For questions contact Lanie Johns at ljohns@co.okanogan.wa.us or call 509-422-7105.

Published in the Methow Valley News September 13, 20, 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune September 14, 21, 2017. OVG#776368


Public Hearing Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 4:30 PM on Monday, September 25, 2017 to consider a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $292,547 within the Capital Improvement Fund 134 and will be used for the remaining costs of the Courthouse Energy Project Capital Outlay. 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 September 13, 20, 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune September 14, 21, 2017. OVG#776676


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT a public hearing will be held on October 3, 2017 at 2:00 P.M., on the vacation of the following road:

The unused portion of right of way no longer needed due to the new construction of OCR 1776, Hanford Cut-off Road within Okanogan County, Washington, being the right of way no longer needed for public use. All the existing right-of-way of County Road 1776, Hanford Cut-off Road, lying beyond 30 feet on either side of the surveyed centerline of said road located within NE ¼, SE ¼, Section 35, Township 31 North, Range 24 East W.M. The surveyed centerline as is show on the official plat of this road on file in the office of the County Road Engineer and identified as O.C.R. 1776.

The unused right-of-way within the plat of Okanogan Power & Irrigation Company Ranch, Lots 14, 15 & 16, dated 1911. EXCEPTING THEREFROM an easement for existing utilities, if any, including access for the maintenance thereof;

Said hearing will be held in the hearing room of the Okanogan County Board of Commissioners, located at 123 Fifth Ave. North (Room 150), Okanogan, Washington.

All interested parties may be heard in this matter.  Please send written comments to Verlene Hughes,  at Okanogan County Department of Public Works, 1234A 2nd Ave. S., Okanogan, WA  98840. To be timely, the written comments shall be received or postmarked no later than September 28th, 2017.

Dated September 14, 2017 at Okanogan, Washington. Josh Thomson, P.E., County Engineer.

Published in the Methow Valley News on September 20, 27, 2017; the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on September 21, 28, 2017. OVG#777311.


Notice of Decision

Application for water availability

Location:

1) Parcel #8829410200  Highway 20 North MP 182 Mazama, WA

WRIA #48  HUC #12  Fawn Creek-Methow River

2) Parcel #6120170005  Davelaar Drive, Mazama, WA

WRIA #48  HUC #12  Fawn Creek-Methow River

3) Parcel #9800820010  Lost River Rd, Mazama, WA

WRIA #48  HUC #12  Fawn Creek-Methow River

4) Parcel #6140230001  18 Mazama Pines Lane, Mazama, WA

WRIA #48  HUC #12  Fawn Creek-Methow River

5) Parcel #9101000101 512 Goat Creek Rd, Mazama, WA

WRIA #48  HUC #12  Fawn Creek-Methow River

6) Parcel #8878500100 Arrowhead Rd, Winthrop WA

WRIA #48  HUC #12  Fawn Creek-Methow River

The Planning Department has reviewed 6 applications for permit exempt wells for single family residences and a community restroom at the above listed location and has determined that the proposed use of a permit exempt well in accordance with RCW 90.44.050 will provide a legal and physically adequate supply of potable water.

This decision will not be final until October 10, 2017. Anyone with standing who desires a public hearing be held on this application to determine water adequacy must submit a written request by the deadline listed above. The request must state the basis upon which the request is made which must include a statement that the requesters lawful use of water from a senior source will be impaired if the decision stands.

Any request for public hearing must be directed to the Director of Planning at the above listed address and received prior to 5:00 p.m. on October 10, 2017.

Information regarding this proposal can be obtained from: Okanogan County Office of Planning and Development, Perry Huston, Director of Planning, 123 5th Avenue North, Suite 130 Okanogan, WA 98840 (509)422-7218 or phuston@co.okanogan.wa.us

Published in the Methow Valley News September 20, 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune September 21, 2017. OVG#777609.


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 3426230086 & 342630085)

Proponent: Richard & Mary Neimeyer

Decision:  Approved

Appeal Deadline: October 10, 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 September 20, 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune September 21, 2017. OVG#777621.


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 3727290041, 3727290068, 3727290073 & 3727290083)

Proponent: Michael Goudeau and Maria Hernandez

Decision:  Approved

Appeal Deadline: October 10, 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 September 20, 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune September 21, 2017. OVG#777670.


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 3024010060, 3024010083 & 3024010031)

Proponent: John McKie, Gebbers Farms Inc., and DMC Detering, LLC

Decision:  Approved

Appeal Deadline: October 10, 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 September 20, 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune September 21, 2017. OVG#777676.


Notice of Public Hearing

Application for water availability

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Okanogan County Office of Hearing Examiner will conduct a public hearing on October 12, 2017 to take public testimony regarding the proposed use of permit exempt wells as defined in RCW 90.44.050 to provide potable water for the following land division proposals.

WRIA 49

Faye Nelson Water Availability in relation to land division located on Antwyne Lane near Tonasket, WA parcel 3828283003.

Element Holmes LLC Water Availability in relation to land division located on Hosheit Rd. near Riverside, WA parcel 3528283001.

Katherine Rutherford Water Availability in relation to land division located on Bald Knob Rd. near Brewster, WA parcel 3124320008 valued with 3124320002.

Applications for Exempt Segregation are reviewed administratively in accordance with Okanogan County Code Title 16.04.070. Following the decision regarding water availability a notice of final decision will follow. The public hearing regarding water availability will be conducted on October 12, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in the Commissioners Auditorium in the Virginia Grainger Building in Okanogan, WA. Verbal testimony will be taken. Written comments may be submitted at the hearing. Written comments will be accepted prior to the hearing and may be submitted in writing or electronically to Roxanna King, Administrative Secretary at 123 5th Ave N Ste 130, Okanogan, WA 98840 or at rking@co.okanogan.wa.us.   

Information regarding this proposal can be obtained from: Okanogan County Office of Planning and Development, Pam Wyllson, Planner 1, 123 5th Avenue North, Suite 130 Okanogan, WA 98840 (509)422-7122 or pwyllson@co.okanogan.wa.us.

Published in the Methow Valley News September 20, 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune September 21, 2017. OVG#777682.