LEGAL NOTICE

Okanogan County Fire District #6 is accepting bid proposals for a 500 gallon Wildland Brush Truck. Bid proposals will be accepted until 2:00 p.m. November 13th 2017. Bid proposals will be opened at 2:00 p.m. November 13th 2017 at the District office 434 W 2nd Ave Twisp, WA. Bids may be sent to P.O. Box 895 Winthrop, WA 98862. Complete specifications may be obtained from the Interim Chief. Please mark bid proposals “WILDLAND BRUSH TRUCK BID”

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 October 25, November 1, 8, 2017.


METHOW VALLEY IRRIGATION DISTRICT

NOTICE TO FILE DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY FOR ELECTION FOR DISTRICT DIRECTOR NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an election of the MVID will be held. The District will elect one member to the Board of Directors to serve for a three (3) year term commencing January 2, 2018. Any qualified elector of the District interested in becoming a candidate must be sponsored by ten qualified electors of the District whose signatures appear on a petition that will show his/her intention of becoming a candidate for Directorship. Petition blanks may be obtained from the District Secretary at (509) 997-2576 or mvid2@methownet.com. The signed petitions must be filed with the District Secretary no later than 5:00 PM on Monday, November 6, 2017. Should the Secretary receive only one signed petition for the position, under the amended State Irrigation Statute, an election will not be necessary. /s/ S. Strieby, Secretary

Published in the MV News October 25th and November 1st, 2017.

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Public Hearing

Okanogan County Cemetery District 2 (Beaver Creek Cemetery) will move the November monthly Board meeting to Monday November 14th at 6:15 pm to consider and approve the budget for calendar year 2018. 125 Hwy 20 North, Cascade Center, Room 2, Twisp, WA. Questions/comments can be sent to Okanogan County Cemetery District 2, POB 1293, Twisp, WA 98856 or email beavercreek2009@gmail.com.

Published in the Methow Valley News October 25th and November 1st, 2017.


Request for Qualifications

Methow Housing Trust (a non-profit Community Land Trust) requests Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) for design services from qualified architectural firms (or design-build teams) to perform site and architectural design for the Canyon Street Affordable Housing Project in Twisp, WA. The 3.25 acre site will support a neighborhood of 15 homes and common space through the Methow Housing Trust Homeownership Program. Full RFQ details available at www.methowhousingtrust.org SOQs due November 24. 2017.

Published in the Methow Valley News October 25, November 1, 8, 2017.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the Three Rivers Hospital Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing for the 2018 budget during a special meeting, scheduled for November 14, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. in the conference room of the McKinley Building, 507 Hospital Way, Brewster WA 98812. To obtain a copy of the draft budget, contact Jennifer Best, Administrative Assistant, at jbest@trhospital.net or (509) 689-2517 ext. 3348.

Published in the Methow Valley News November 1, 8, 2017.


SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON, COUNTY OF OKANOGAN

NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC dba CHAMPION MORTGAGE COMPANY, a limited liability company,

Plaintiff,

Vs.

ALL UNKNOWN HEIRS AND DEVISEES OF HAROLD R. CHRISTIAN, a deceased individual; Julian Castro, solely in his capacity as Secretary for UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; NINE MILE RANCH HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION; DOES 1 through 10,

inclusive, and ROES 1 through 10, inclusive,

Defendants.

Cause No.: 15-2-00443-5

SUMMONS – NOTICE OF EXECUTION ORDER

OF SALE FOR PROPERTY

To Unknown Heirs and Devisees of Harold R. Christian, Judgment Debtor:

An Order of Sale for Property Address: 212 Nine Mile Road, Oroville, WA 98844, has been issued in the above caption case, directed to the Sheriff of Okanogan County, commanding the Sheriff as follows:

TO OKANOGAN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT:

On May 3, 2016 Nationstar Mortgage LLC dab Champion Mortgage Company obtained an Order of entry of Judgment in the Superior Court of Washington, County of Okanogan, against defendants, All Unknown Heirs and Devisees of Harold R. Christian (“Heirs”), Julian Castro, solely in his capacity as Secretary for United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”); Nine Mile Ranch Homeowners Association (“HOA’’) together with Heirs and HUD, collectively “Defendants”).

It is ordered, adjudged, and decreed that the land and premises located at 212 Nine Mile Road, Oroville W A, 98844 and legally described as follows:

Lot 46, Nine Mile Ranch Division IV Amended, as per survey recorded in Volume “L” of Surveys, pages 43, 44, 45,46, and 47, under Auditor’s File No. 840112, Okanogan County, Washington.

Situate in the County of Okanogan, State of Washington.

Assessor’s Parcel Number 4028210031

Commonly referred to as: 212 Nine Mile Road, Oroville, WA 98844 referred to in the Default Judgment, be sold at public auction, as particularly set out in said Judgment.

The total amount due and owing on the Judgment through May 3, 2016, is $385,232.95 consisting of the following: the judgment amount of $380,604.05 principal and interest; $2,850.00 awarded for attorneys’ fees; $1,778.90 awarded for costs; Due to the nature of the loan, Plaintiff waives any post-judgment interest; pursuant to paragraph 2 of the Judgment, post-judgment amounts advanced for attorneys; fees, and costs for publication and Sheriffs fees of an unknown amount.

It is ordered, adjudged, and decreed that the Sheriff is hereby authorized to make the return within 60 days after issuance by the court. For purposes of the sale, the Order may be automatically extended for 30 days, pursuant to RCW 6.21.050.

Plaintiff agrees that no deficiency judgment shall be entered against Borrower and that the court will establish a zero month redemption period. The Subject Property has been abandoned for more than six months and Plaintiff reserves the right to establish a zero month redemption period. Pursuant to RCW 61 .12.093, if the court finds that the mortgagor or his successor in interest has abandoned said Property for six months or more, the purchaser at the Sheriffs sale shall take title in and to such Property free from all redemption rights as provided for in RCW 6.23 .010 et seq. upon confirmation of the Sheriffs sale by the court. Lack of occupancy by, or by authority of, the mortgagor or his successor in interest for a continuous period of six months or more prior to the date of the decree of foreclosure, coupled with failure to make payments upon the mortgage obligation within the said six month period, will be prima facie evidence of abandonment.

In the name of the State of Washington, you are hereby commanded and required to proceed to notice for sale and to sell the Subject Property, which is more particularly described in the Notice of Sale, and apply the proceeds of said sale as in said Judgment and Decree directed, and to make and file your report of such sale with the Clerk of the Court, and do all things according to the terms and requirements of said Judgment, and the provisions of Washington Law.

WITNESS, the Honorable /s/ Henry A. Rawson, Judge of the above entitled Court, and the seal thereof, this 1st day of September 2017

SUPERIOR COURT, OKANOGAN COUNTY

By: /s/ Charleen Groomes

CLERK OF THE COURT

By: /s/ Marlenia M Fitzgerald

DEPUTY

By: /s/ Henry A. Rawson

JUDGE/COURT COMMISSIONER

Zieve, Brodnax & Steele, LLP

By: /s/ Scott D. Crawford, WSBA# 34978

Leslie M. Klott WSBA # 51897

Attorney for Plaintiff

6100 2191h St SW #480

Mountlake Terrace, W A 98043

206-866-5345

The sale date has been set for Friday, November 17, 2017. YOU MAY HAVE A RIGHT TO EXEMPT PROPERTY from the sale under statutes of this state, including sections 6. 13 .010, 6.13 .030, 6.13 .040, 6.15 .010, and 6.15.060 of the Revised Code of Washington, in the manner described in those statutes.

Notice of Execution – Summons.docx

Given under my hand this 2nd day of October, 2017.

Frank T. Rogers, Sheriff of Okanogan County

By: Beth Barker, Chief Civil Deputy

Published in the Methow Valley News on October 11, 18, 25, and November 1, 8, 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on October 12, 19, 26, and November 2, 9, 16, 2017. OVG#780116


IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY

NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC dba CHAMPION MORTGAGE COMPANY, a limited liability company, Plaintiff(s), vs. ALL UNKNOWN HEIRS AND DEVISEES OF HAROLD R CHRISTIAN, a deceased individual; Julian Castro, solely in his capacity as Secretary for UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; NINE MILE RANCH

HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION; DOES 1 through 10, inclusive, and ROES 1 through 10, inclusive,

Defendant(s) Case No.: 15-2-00443-5

SHERIFF’S PUBLIC NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL PROPERTY

The Superior Court of Okanogan County has directed the undersigned Sheriff of Okanogan County, to sell the property described below to satisfy a judgment in the above-entitled action. Lot 46, Nine Mile Ranch Division IV Amended, as per survey recorded in Volume “L” of Surveys, pages 43, 44, 45, 46, and 47, under Auditor’s File No. 840112, Okanogan County, Washington. Situate in the County of Okanogan, State of Washington. If developed, the property address is: 212 Nine Mile Road, Oroville, WA 98844 The sale of the described property is to take place at 11:00 am on 17th of November, 2017 at the main lobby of the Okanogan County Courthouse. The Judgment Debtor(s) can avoid the sale by paying the judgment amount of $385,232.95, together with interest, costs, statutory interest, and fees before the sale date. For the exact amount, contact the Okanogan County Sheriffs Office at the address stated below.

Frank T Rogers, Sheriff’s

By: Beth Barker,

Chief Civil Deputy Okanogan County Sheriffs Department

123 – 5th Ave N, Room 200, Okanogan, W A 98840

509-422-7200 ext. 7520

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY

NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC dba CHAMPION MORTGAGE COMPANY, a limited liability company, Plaintiff, vs.

ALL UNKNOWN HEIRS AND DEVISEES

OF HAROLD R. CHRISTIAN, a deceased

individual; Julian Castro, solely in his capacity

as Secretary for UNITED STATES

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND

URBAN DEVELOPMENT; NINE MILE

RANCH HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION;

DOES 1 through 10, inclusive, and ROES 1

through 10, inclusive,

Defendants.

NO. 15-2-00443-5

ORDER OF SALE ON

REAL PROPERTY

TO OKANOGAN COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT:

On May 3, 2016 Nationstar Mortgage LLC dba Champion Mortgage Company obtained

an Order of Entry of Judgment in the Superior Court of Washington, County of Okanogan,

against defendants, All Unknown Heirs and Devisees of Harold R. Christian (“Heirs’’), Julian

Castro, solely in his capacity as Secretary for United States Department of Housing and Urban

Development (“HUD”); Nine Mile Ranch Homeowners Association (“HOA” together with Heirs

and HUD, collectively “Defendants”). It is ordered, adjudged, and decreed that the land and premises located at 212 Nine Mile Road, Oroville, WA 98844 and legally described as follows:

Lot 46, Nine Mile Ranch Division IV Amended, as per survey recorded in Volume “L” of

Surveys, pages 43, 44, 45, 46, and 47, under Auditor’s File No. 840112, Okanogan County,

Washington. Situate in the County of Okanogan, State of Washington. Assessor’s Parcel Number 4028210031 Commonly referred to as: 212 Nine Mile Road, Oroville, WA 98844 referred to in the Default Judgment, be sold at public auction, as particularly set out in said Judgment. The total amount due and owing on the Judgment through May 3, 2016, is $385,232.95 consisting of the following: the Judgment amount of $380,604.05 principal and interest; $2,850.00 awarded for attorneys’ fees; $1,778.90 awarded for costs; Due to the nature of the loan, Plaintiff waives any post-judgment interest; pursuant to paragraph 2 of the Judgment, post-judgment amounts advanced for attorneys’ fees, and costs for publication and Sheriffs fees of an unknown amount. It is ordered, adjudged, and decreed that the Sheriff is hereby authorized to make the return within 60 days after issuance by the court. For purposes of the sale, the Order may be automatically extended for 30 days, pursuant to RCW 6.21.050. Plaintiff agrees that no deficiency judgment shall be entered against Borrower and that the court will establish a zero month redemption period. The Subject Property has been abandoned for more than six months and Plaintiff reserves the right to establish a zero month redemption period. Pursuant to RCW 61.12.093 , if the court finds that the mortgagor or his successor in interest has abandoned said Property for six months or more, the purchaser at the Sheriffs sale shall take title in and to such Property free from all redemption rights as provided for in RCW6.23.010 et seq. upon confirmation of the Sheriffs sale by the court. Lack of occupancy by, or by authority of, the mortgagor or his successor in interest for a continuous period of six months or more prior to the date of the decree of foreclosure, coupled with failure to make payments upon the mortgage obligation within the said six month period, will be prima facie evidence of abandonment. In the name of the State of Washington, you are hereby commanded and required to proceed to notice for sale and to sell the Subject Property, which is more particularly described in the Notice of Sale, and apply the proceeds of said sale as in said Judgment and Decree directed, and to make and file your report of such sale with the Clerk of this Court, and do all things according to the terms and requirements of said Judgment, and the provisions of Washington Law.

WITNESS, the Honorable Hanry A Lawson, Judge of the above entitled Court, and the seal thereof, this 1st day of September 2017.

SUPERIOR COURT,

COUNTY OF OKANOGAN

By: Charleen Groomes

CLERK OF THE COURT

By: Marlenia M Fitzgerald

DEPUTY

By: Hentry A Lawosn

JUDEGE/

COURT COMMISSIONER

Zieve, Brodnax & Steele, LLP

By: Scott D Crawford,

WSBA#34978

Leslie M. Klott WSBA#51897

Attorneys for Plaintiff

6100 219th St SW #480

Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043

206-866-5345

Published in the Methow Valley News on October 11, 18, 25 and November 1, 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on October 12, 19, 26 and November 2, 2017. OVG#780145


2017 OKANOGAN COUNTY SURPLUS REAL ESTATE SALE

DATE, TIME and PLACE OF SALE: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the Okanogan County Commissioners Hearing Room, 123 Fifth Ave. N, Okanogan.

As per Okanogan County Resolution 53-2017 – PARCEL # 3526030002 to be sold at public auction. Legal Description: All that part of the South half of the Southeast quarter of the Southeast quarter (S1/2 SE1/4 SE1/4) of the Section 3, T. 35 N., R. 26 E.W.M., lying easterly of the easterly right-of-way line of Primary State Highway No. 10, Riverside to Janis, as approved by the director of Highway, May 19, 1958. Grantor reserving there from an easement for ingress and egress over and across this parcel of land at a location allowing Grantor reasonable access to adjacent properties and not adversely affecting the Grantees use of the property. Said parcel containing 12.8 acres more or less. Together with the appurtenances thereunto appertaining.

MINIMUM BID $22,400. THIS SALE IS BY PUBLIC AUCTION ONLY: The sale will be made by auction to the highest and best bidder for cash. Only cash or Cashier’s Checks for the full amount of the highest and best bid plus an additional $85.00 Affidavit and Processing fee will be accepted. The successful bidder must be prepared to pay in full immediately after winning the bid. NOTE: The parcel is offered on a “Where Is” and “As Is” basis and the County makes no representation or warranty, expressed or implied, nor any guarantee of warranty, expressed or implied, as to the condition of the title or any property, nor the physical condition of any property or it’s fitness for any use or purposes. Bidders are further advised that certain properties may be subject to easements or use restrictions set forth in the covenants, rights, and restrictions of certain plats, as well as any zoning and other land use controls.

Published in the Methow Valley News on October 25, November 1, 8, 2017; Okanogan Valley  Gazette-Tribune October 26, November 2, 9, 2017.   OVG#782514


2017 OKANOGAN COUNTY TAX TITLE REAL ESTATE SALE

DATE, TIME and PLACE OF SALE: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the Okanogan County Commissioners Hearing Room, 123 Fifth Ave. N, Okanogan. As per Okanogan County Resolution 175-2017 – PARCEL # 1020190005 to be sold at public auction.

Legal Description: All that portion of Lot 19, Alta Vista addition to the Town of Okanogan, lying within the area formed by extending the North boundary line of Lot 10, and the dividing line between Lots 8 and 9 of said Alta Vista Addition to the Town of Okanogan, to points on the North and West boundary line of said Lot 19. Situated in the County of Okanogan, State of Washington. MINIMUM BID $5,000. THIS SALE IS BY PUBLIC AUCTION ONLY: The sale will be made by auction to the highest and best bidder for cash. Only cash or Cashier’s Checks for the full amount of the highest and best bid plus an additional $85.00 Affidavit and Processing fee will be accepted. The successful bidder must be prepared to pay in full immediately after winning the bid. NOTE: The parcel is offered on a “Where Is” and “As Is” basis and the County makes no representation or warranty, expressed or implied, nor any guarantee of warranty, expressed or implied, as to the condition of the title or any property, nor the physical condition of any property or it’s fitness for any use or purposes. Bidders are further advised that certain properties may be subject to easements or use restrictions set forth in the covenants, rights, and restrictions of certain plats, as well as any zoning and other land use controls.

Published in the Methow Valley News on October 25, November 1, 8, 2017; Okanogan Valley  Gazette-Tribune October 26, November 2, 9, 2017. OVG#782517


OKANOGAN COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

NOTICE TO CONSULTANTS FOR CONCONULLY SEWERS RFP

The Okanogan County Department of Public Works solicits interest from consulting firms with expertise in Civil and Structural Engineering Design. This agreement will be for approximately sixty (60) days from contract execution in duration with the option for the Okanogan County Department of Public Works to extend it for additional time and money if necessary. Consultants will be considered for the following project. The Okanogan County Department of Public Works reserves the right to amend terms of this “Request for Proposals” (RFP) to circulate various addenda, or to withdraw the RFP at any time, regardless of how much time and effort consultants have spent on their responses.

Project Description: The work to be performed by the consultant consists of evaluating the Conconully Lake Sewer System main lift station, built in the year 1990, which has reached a state of obsolescence. This main lift system has a stuck check valve which is buried approximately 11 ft. and connects to the city’s pressure mainline. In addition, the pump station and all electrical appliances at this lift station needs to be evaluated for current condition and longevity. Individual residential step systems on both upper and lower Conconully Lakes including their tanks, pumps, filter baskets and floats, and all electrical appliances shall be evaluated for condition and longevity. The major features of the project are as follows: Create a plan to fix, repair, relocate, or replace the check valve that gives the County above ground access. Report on pump station and all electrical appliances of current condition and longevity. Report on individual residential step systems entirely evaluated of current condition and longevity. Conceptual alternatives and costs for upgrading the step systems. A copy of the Conconully Lake Sewer System plans can be obtained by emailing Amanda Moody at amoody@co.okanogan.wa.us or calling (509)422-7319. The Okanogan County Department of Public Works reserves the right to retain the services of the successful firm(s) for any subsequent phases associated with this project. All work shall be performed in accordance with the latest WSDOT Standard Specifications, WSDOT Construction Manual, and the Local Agency Guidelines.

Evaluation Criteria: Submittals will be evaluated and ranked based on the following criteria:

1) Qualification of Proposed Project Manager

2) Qualifications/Expertise of Firm in similar scopes of work for local agencies

3) Ability to meet schedule

4) Approach to project

5) Familiarity with municipal sewer and step sewer systems

6) Past Performance/References

Each criteria will be rated on a scale of 0 (low) to 10 (high) and added together for the consultant’s final score out of a total possible score of 60 points. Submittal: Submittals should include the following information: Firm name, phone and fax numbers; Name of Principal-in-Charge and Project Manager; responses to evaluation criteria 1 through 6. The Proposals shall have no more than twelve (12) single sided 8 ½” X 11” pages, font size no smaller than 12 point, including cover page, resumes, and plan examples. Please submit TWO (2) copies of your Proposal to: Okanogan County Department of Public Works, 1234-A 2nd Avenue South, Okanogan, WA 98840, ATTN: Amanda Moody, no later than 1:00:00 p.m. on November 30th, 2017. Submittals will not be accepted after that time and date. Any questions regarding this project should be directed to Amanda Moody at (509)422-7319. Faxed submittals will not be accepted. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Information

The Okanogan County Department of Public Works in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), commits to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability, in all of its programs and activities. This material can be made available in an alternate format by emailing Amanda Moody at amoody@co.okanogan.wa.us or by calling (509)422-7319.

Title VI Statement: The Okanogan County Department of Public Works in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award.

Published in the Methow Valley News on October 25, November 1, 2017; the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on October 26, November 2, 2017. OVG#782062


LEGAL N OTICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 3:50 PM on Monday, November 6, 2017 to consider a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $60,700 within the Current Expense Planning & Development Budget and will be used for professional services, postage, advertising, and fuel. 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 October 25, November 1 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on October 26, November 2, 2017. OVG# 782264


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

FINAL MITIGATED DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE

PROPOSED ORDINANCE OPENING WATV ROUTES

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing is scheduled before the Okanogan Board of County Commissioners to consider an ordinance proposed by the Okanogan County Department of Public Works that if adopted would open approximately 367.78 miles of county roads located primarily in County Commissioner District #3 to use by wheeled all-terrain vehicles. The SEPA Responsible Official has issued a Final Mitigated Determination of non-significance (MDNS) in accordance with WAC 197-11-350.

The public hearing is scheduled for November 13, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. in the Commissioners Hearing Room located at 123 5th Ave N, Okanogan, WA. Verbal testimony will be taken with a time limit of 5 minutes per speaker. Written comments may be submitted at the hearing. Comments may be submitted in writing by mail or electronically to Lalena Johns, Clerk of the Board at 123 5th Ave N suite 150, Okanogan, WA 98840 or at ljohns@co.okanogan.wa.us. Date of Legal Publication: November 1-2, 2017, Information regarding this proposal and SEPA determination 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. Questions regarding this proposal should be directed to: Josh Thomson, County Engineer at 1234A 2nd Ave S, Okanogan WA 98840 509-422-7300 or jthomson@co.okanogan.wa.us. Documents regarding this proposal, including a map of the proposed roads, may be viewed at www.okanogancounty.org/planning

Published in the Methow Valley News November 1, 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 2, 2017. OVG#783611.


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 December 14, 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 52 Richard & Mary Johnson Water Availability in relation to land division located on 531 Neil Circle Rd. near Wauconda, WA parcel 3730310003. 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 December 14, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in the Commissioners Auditorium in the Virginia Grainger Building in Okanogan, WA. Verbal testimony will be taken. Direct comments and questions to: 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 on November 1, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on November 2, 2017. OVG#783620.


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Exempt Segregation – Parcel 3528283001

Proponent: Element Holmes LLC

Decision: Approved

Appeal Deadline: November 21, 2017

The Okanogan County Office of Planning and Development approved the above-noted project. Within 20 days of publication, 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 November 1, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on November 2, 2017. OVG#783631.


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 3528283001)

Proponent: Element Holmes LLC

Decision: Approved

Appeal Deadline: November 21, 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 November 1, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on November 2, 2017. OVG#783635.


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Exempt Segregation – Parcel 124320008/3124320002

Proponent: Katherine Rutherford

Decision: Approved

Appeal Deadline: November 21, 2017

The Okanogan County Office of Planning and Development approved the above-noted project. Within 20 days of publication, 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 November 1, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on November 2, 2017. OVG#783652.


Ruffolo SP 2017-13

Notice of Application and SEPA Exemption

An application for a short subdivision has been submitted by NCW Land Surveying LLC on behalf of Ralph Ruffolo to divide 3.05 acres into 2 lots. The lots will be served with onsite wells and septic, legal availability of water was determined by the Okanogan County Hearing Examiner following a public hearing held August 24, 2017. The property is located on Holmes Rd, approximately 5 miles from the Town of Loomis, WA, on tax parcel 3826110099. The Okanogan County SEPA Responsible Official issued a final SEPA determination identifying this project is exempt from SEPA review in accordance with WAC 197-11. The comment period for this project ends December 6, 2017 at 5pm. Comments must be submitted in writing. 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 or by e-mail at cschumacher@co.okanogan.wa.us.

Published in the Methow Valley News on November 1, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on November 2, 2017. OVG#783660.


McLean-Cramer SP 2017-14

Notice of Application and SEPA Exemption

An application for a short subdivision has been submitted by NCW Land Surveying LLC on behalf of Kit McLean-Cramer to divide 10.50 acres into 2 lots each with an existing residence. The lots will be served with existing onsite wells and septic. The property is located on McLean Hill Rd off of West Chewuch Rd, approximately 3 miles northerly of the Town of Winthrop, WA, on tax parcel 3521150091. The Okanogan County SEPA Responsible Official issued a final SEPA determination identifying this project is exempt from SEPA review in accordance with WAC 197-11. The comment period for this project ends December 6, 2017 at 5pm. Comments must be submitted in writing. 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 or by e-mail at cschumacher@co.okanogan.wa.us.

Published in the Methow Valley News on November 1, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on November 2, 2017. OVG#783666.


PUBLIC HEARING

OKANOGAN COUNTY CAPITAL FACILITIES PLAN

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing has been scheduled with the Okanogan County Regional Planning Commission to consider an updated capital facilities plan for Okanogan County. The SEPA Responsible Official has determined this proposal to be categorically exempt from environmental review in accordance with WAC 197-11-800 (h). The public hearing will be conducted on November 13, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Commissioners Auditorium in the Virginia Grainger Building in Okanogan, WA. Verbal testimony will be taken with a time limit of 5 minutes per speaker. 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 Assistant, at 123 5th Ave N suite 130, Okanogan, WA 98840 or at rking@co.okanogan.wa.us Date of Publication: November 1, 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 on November 1, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on November 2, 2017. OVG#783669.


Notice of Decision

Application for water availability

Location: 1) Parcel #4090000100 Lot E Asplund LPA 95-09 WRIA #48 Lower Methow River Reach 2) Parcel #7470160000 Lot 16 Sun Mountain Twin Lakes Area 1, Winthrop WA WRIA #48 Upper Methow River Reach 3) Parcel #7310230000 14 River Rock Road, Winthrop WA WRIA #48 HUC #12 Pearrygin Creek-Chewuch River

4) Parcel #7170070000 Lot 7 Rodeo Trails Sun Mountain, Winthrop WA

WRIA #48 Upper Methow River Reach “The Planning Department has reviewed 4 applications for permit exempt wells for single family residences at the above listed locations 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 November 21, 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 November 21, 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 on November 1, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on November 2, 2017. OVG#783671.


Notice of Decision

Application for water availability

Locations: 1) Parcel #3526110016 and 3526110018 Hubbard Road, Riverside, WA

WRIA #49 HUC #12 Pine Creek 2) Parcel #3728211005 162 Barker Mountain Road, Tonasket WA WRIA #49 HUC #12 Lower Bonaparte Creek 3) Parcel #8832900100  Sage Hills Road, Tonasket WA WRIA #49 HUC #12 Whitestone Coulee-Okanogan River 4) Parcel #8808810101 51 Unger Rd Brewster, WA WRIA #49 HUC #12 Watson Draw-Columbia River “The Planning Department has reviewed four applications for building permits for single family residences at the above listed locations 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 November 21, 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 November 21, 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 on November 1, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on November 2, 2017. OVG#783674.


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Element Holmes LLC Water Availability

Decision: Approved

Publication Date: November 1, 2017

Appeal Deadline: November 22, 2017

The Okanogan County Hearing Examiner approved the above-noted project. Within 21 calendar days of the publication date; parties with standing may appeal this decision pursuant to RCW 36.70 C.

Published in the Methow Valley News on November 1, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on November 2, 2017. OVG#783682.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT a public hearing will be held on November 6th, 2017 at 11:30 A.M., in the matter of the opening of the following Okanogan County Roads for dual use by snowmobiles.  Hearing will be held at the Commissioners Hearing Room in the Administration Building at 123 N. Fifth, Okanogan, WA 98840.

Dates Open: Effective November 7th, 2017-April 1, 2018.

County Road Number and Name Milepost

1029, Gold Creek Loop Road** 0.58- 0.83

1034, Gold Creek Road  0.00-1.03

1090, W. Fork Buttermilk 0.00-1.05

1091, E. Fork Buttermilk 0.00-0.54

1251, Cub Creek Road 0.00-2.50

1213, West Chewuch Road** 5.74-6.74

1624, Lester Road 3.30-5.68

1543 Texas Creek Road  0.00-4.77

1635, Campbell Lake Road  0.00-1.03

1657, Watson Draw Road 3.28-8.20

1651, Bill Shaw Road 0.61-9.30

1845, North Star Road 14.45-15.44

1882, Chiliwist Road 4.00-8.69

1897, Olema Road 0.00-2.54

2017, West Fork Road 0.54-3.11

2045, Loup Loup Canyon 3.80-12.79

2048, Peacock Mountain 0.00-2.44

2065, Buzzard Lake Road 0.00-13.78

2119, Windy Hill 0.00-4.00

2340, Mineral Hill 0.22-4.03

2361, North Fork Salmon Creek 0.46-1.92

3833, JH Green Road 0.00-6.98

4015, Sinlahekin Road 0.17-5.4

4282, South Fish Lake Road 0.00-1.60

4290, Fish Lake Road 1.27-1.60

4299, Stalder Road 0.00-2.84

4345, Lemanasky Road 0.00-5.65

4347, N. Lemanasky Road 1.09-5.90

4839, Mary Ann Creek Road 0.50-7.96

4861, Nealey Road 5.70-9.32

4874, Bartroff Road 0.00-1.95

4878, Byers Road 0.00-1.68

4883, Bolster Road 0.00-3.53

4887, Myers Creek Road 1.73-3.12

4953, Bonaparte Lake Road 1.50-6.11

4959, Summer Road 0.00-2.47

9114, Twisp River Road** 6.87-10.75

9137, Eastside Chewuch Road** 5.79-7.25

9140, Lost River Road** 0.00-0.50

9140, Lost River Road** 6.20-6.98

9145, Paradise Hill Road 7.20-12.65

9320, Tunk Creek Road 17.71-19.98

9410, Pine Creek Road 8.17-8.76

9480, Chesaw Road 18.45-19.29

9480, Chesaw Road 20.10-20.53

Total Miles Open for Snowmobile Use ±142.40

**=Weekends and Holidays (6pm Friday thru Sunday), December 15th, 2017, 6:00 PM through January 1st,  2018. EXCEPTING THEREFROM Snowmobiles are prohibited on county roads during period of log hauling operations. Said hearing will be held in the hearing room of the Okanogan County Board of Commissioners at 123 N. 5th Ave in Okanogan, Washington. All interested parties may be heard in this matter.  Please send written comments to Verlene Hughes, 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 November 2nd,  2017. Dated October 18, 2017 at Okanogan, Washington.

Josh Thomson, P.E, County Engineer

Published in the Methow Valley News on October 25, November 1, 2017; the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on October 26, November 2, 2017.     OVG#782182.