SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY

Estate of Marsha Kimball, Deceased. No. 17-4-00128-6

PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS (CORRECTED)

RCW 11.40.020, .030

Eric Kimball has been appointed as personal representative (“personal representative”) of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representative or the personal representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) 30 days after the personal representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets.

Date of First Publication: November 8, 2017_______/S/__________________
ERIC KIMBALL

Personal Representative

Attorney for Personal Representative:

David Ebenger, Attorney at Law

PO Box 217 Winthrop, Washington 98862

Phone: (509) 996-2206

Published in the Methow Valley News November 8,15,22 2017.


Legal Notice

Town of Twisp: Notice of Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given that the Town Council of the Town of Twisp, WA will be holding a public hearing regarding the 2018 Final Budget. The hearing shall be November 28, 2017 at 5:30 pm in the Council Chambers of Twisp Town Hall, 118 S. Glover Street, Twisp WA. The preliminary budget will be filed with the Clerk’s Office and will be available to the public upon request prior to this hearing. All interested persons may appear and be heard at said time and place. Questions about the process can be directed to Jackie Moriarty, Clerk/Treasurer, at 509-997-4081

Published in the Methow Valley News November 15, 22, 2017.


Before the OKANOGAN COUNTY WATER CONSERVANCY BOARD

OKANOGAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON

NOTICE OF APPLICATION for Change OF Points of Diversion TO A POINT OF WITHDRAWAL under Certificate of Water Right S4-CV1-4P267.

TAKE NOTICE:

That on November 1, 2017, Trout Unlimited, on behalf of Douglas & Susan Runyan, filed Application No. OKAN-17-07 with the Okanogan County Water Conservancy Board to change Points of Diversion to a Point of Withdrawal under Certificate of Water Right No. S4-CV1-4P267. That said Water Right, S4-CV1-4P267, authorizes the diversion of 1.56 cubic feet per second and 226acre feet per year from two Points of Diversion from the Methow River and one Point of Withdrawal from a well, all located within Government Lots 7 and 9 in Section 29, Township 22 North, Range 22 East Willamette Meridian. That said Water Right authorizes water to be used for the irrigation of 56.5 acres from April 15 to October 15. That the Applicant proposes to change the two Points of Diversion and one Point of Withdrawal to two Points of Withdrawal under Water Right No. S4-CV1-4P267, located within the same Government Lots 7 and 9 in Section 29, Township 22 North, Range 22 East Willamette Meridian, all within Okanogan County, Washington. Any protests or objections to the approval of this application may be filed with the Department of Ecology and must include a detailed statement of the basis for objections; protests must be accompanied by a $50.00 recording fee and filed with the Cashiering Section, State of Washington, Department of Ecology, P.O. Box 47611, Lacey, Washington 98509-7611, within 30 days from November 29, 2017. Any interested party may submit comments, objections and other information to the Okanogan County Water Conservancy Board regarding this application. Comments and information may be submitted in writing or verbally at any public meeting of the Board held to discuss or decide on the application. The application will be on the Board agenda during its regular meetings to be held on the first Wednesday of each month at 2:00 p.m., at its offices located at 123 5th Avenue North, Room 150, Okanogan, Washington 98840. Additionally, the Water Conservancy Board may receive written comments or information within 30 days from November 29, 2017, at the following address: Okanogan County Water Conservancy Board, c/o Lisa deVera, 1205 Ormiston Street, Wenatchee, Washington 98801.

Published in the Methow Valley News, November 22, 29, 2017.


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, November 20, 2017 to consider a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $16,000 from the within Current Expense Contingency Reserve Fund 001.015 to Current Expense District Court Fund 001.011 for jury costs and expenses. 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 November 8, 15, 2017 and Okanagan Valley-Gazette Tribune November 9, 16, 2017. OVG#784604


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 to consider a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $15,500 from the Current Expense Communications Fund to Equipment Reserve Fund 196 to facilitate Unified Communications Project contingency planning. 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 November 15, 22 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 16, 23 2017.      OVG#784966.


Okanogan County Public Works

NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS

2017 – Traffic Sign and Post Bid

Sealed Bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Okanogan County, in their office in the Grainger Administrative Building, 123 5th Avenue N Room 150, Okanogan, Washington 98840, until 2:10:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at which time they will be opened and publicly read. The project generally consists of supplying traffic signs, posts and anchors for a HSIP traffic sign upgrade safety project for Okanogan County Department of Public Works. Additional information and specifications may be obtained from the Okanogan County Department of Public Works, 1234-A 2nd Ave. S., Okanogan, WA 98840. (509) 422-7300 or online at www.okanogancounty.org/PW/ The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Josh Thomson, P.E., County Engineer

Published in the Methow Valley News on November 15, 22, 2017; the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on November 16, 23, 2017. OVG#785215.


Public Hearing Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 to consider a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $9,860 from within the Oroville Rural EMS Fund 657.050 from Beginning or Ending Fund Balance for Professional Services. 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 November 15, 22, 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 16, 23, 2017. OVG#785321.


Notice of Public Hearing

Surplus of County Property

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Okanogan Board of County Commissioners will conduct a public hearing on November 27, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. to take public testimony regarding a resolution which would declare surplus to the needs of the county the listed personal property owned by Okanogan County and with the intent to sell by public auction or transfer equipment to another governmental agency.

1) 1996 Ford L9000 L10 Cummins

2) 1996 Swenson Sander

3) 1996 EDKA E12BW Plow

4) Various Office equipment

The public hearing will be conducted on November 27, 2017, at 11:30 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 Lalena Johns, Clerk of the Board, at 123 5th Ave N Ste 150, Okanogan, WA 98840 or at ljohns@co.okanogan.wa.us.

Published in the Methow Valley News November 15, 22, 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 16, 23, 2017. OVG#785344


PUBLIC NOTICE

A special meeting of the Okanogan County Public Health Board of Health will be held on Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 at 8 a.m. at the Okanogan County Public Health office located at the Public Services Building, 1234 S.  2nd Ave., Okanogan, WA.  The Okanogan County Public Health Board of Health will consider for adoption Resolution # 2017-04 which pertains to the 2018 Public Health Fee schedule. Also presented for consideration to adopt will be Resolution # 2017-05 which pertains to the 2018 Okanogan County Public Health Budget.

Published in Methow Valley News on November 22, 29, 2017 and Okanagan Valley-Gazette Tribune November 23, 30, 2017. OVG#785832


Okanogan County Dept. of Public Works

County Engineer, Josh Thomson, P.E.

1234 A Second South – Public Services Building

Okanogan, Washington 98840

Phone: 509- 422-7300   Fax: (509) 422-7301

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT a public hearing will be held on December 5, 2017, at 1:30 P.M., on the vacation of the following roads:

The unused portion of right of way no longer needed for public use. Review of current system has identified the roads previously listed on the 1955 road map or log that have been abandoned or are no longer believed to be useful to the County road system.

OCR # 123, Byers Road, beginning at the NW ¼, NW ¼, of Section 18, Township 36N, Range 25 East, W.M., running thence northeasterly over and across Section 7 and 8 to a point in the NW ¼, SE ¼, of said Section 8 being a total of ±2.30 miles.

OCR # 131, No Name, beginning at the SW ¼, SW ¼, of Section 27, Township 32N, Range 23 East, W.M., running thence northerly over and across Section 22, and Section 21 to a point in the NE¼, SW ¼, of said Section 21 being a total of ±3.15 miles. No existing road at this location.

OCR 218, Monse, beginning at the NW ¼, SE ¼, Section 34, Township 31N, Range 25 East, W.M. running thence north for 0.15 miles. NOTE: RCW 36.87.130 this road abutting a body of water.

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 Department Public Works, 1234A 2nd Ave. S., Okanogan, WA  98840. To be timely the written comments shall be received no later than November 30th, 2017.

Dated November 1, 2017 at Okanogan, Washington.

Josh Thomson, P.E.

County Engineer

Published in the Methow Valley News November 22th & 29th, 2017. OVG#785771


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Weaver Water Availability (parcel 9802150016)

Proponent: Don Weaver

Decision:  Appeal Upheld

Appeal Deadline: December 13, 2017

The Okanogan County Office of Hearing Examiner determined that adequate legal and physical water is not available, and the appeal is upheld.  Within 21 calendar days of the publication date; parties with standing may appeal this decision pursuant to RCW 36.70C.

Published in the Methow Valley News on November 22, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on November 23, 2017. OVG#786002.


Notice of Public Hearing

EXTENSION OF CANNABIS MORATORIUM

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Okanogan Board of County Commissioners will conduct a public hearing on December 11, 2017 to consider an extension of the moratorium adopted by Resolution 103-2017 on June 26, 2017 and as subsequently amended on the siting of new cannabis growing operations.

The public hearing will be conducted on December 11, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in the Commissioners Auditorium in the Virginia Grainger Building in Okanogan, WA. Verbal testimony will be taken with a time limit of 3 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 Lalena Johns, Clerk of the Board, at 123 5th Ave N Ste 150, Okanogan, WA 98840 or at ljohns@co.okanogan.wa.us.   

Date of publishing is November 22, 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 22, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on November 23, 2017. OVG#786007.


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 proposal. WRIA 48: Holm 2 lot Short Plat 2017-12 located at 46 Beaver Pond Rd, Twisp, WA, parcel #’s 3322210137 & 3322220187. Applications for Short plats are reviewed administratively in accordance with Okanogan county Code Title 16.12. The comment period for this project ends December 26, 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. 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. 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.   

Published in the Methow Valley News on November 22, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on November 23, 2017.  OVG#786123.


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 4027330031 & 4027330030)

Proponent: Eagle rock Farms, LLC and Jan Renfroe

Decision:  Approved

Appeal Deadline: December 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 November 22, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on November 23, 2017. OVG#786168.


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 3222102007 & 3222102008/3222151005)

Proponent: Stephen Maureen, Christina Cline and Joseph Beatty

Decision:  Approved

Appeal Deadline: December 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 November 22, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on November 23, 2017. OVG#786173.


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 4027210021 & 4027210023)

Proponent: Jerry & Jina Nelson

Decision:  Approved

Appeal Deadline: December 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 November 22, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on November 23, 2017. OVG#786174.


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 3225080067 & 3225080068)

Proponent: John Kuchta & Mary Taggart and Sam Cain

Decision:  Approved

Appeal Deadline: December 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 November 22, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on November 23, 2017. OVG#786176.


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 8844500021/4027030028 & 884450022/4027030027)

Proponent: Janice Higby

Decision:  Approved

Appeal Deadline: December 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 November 22, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on November 23, 2017. OVG#786177.


CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING

PROPOSED ORDINANCE

OCC 17A.400 OVERLAYS-Water Availability Study Areas

O0CC 17A.270 NIGHTLY RENTALS

REVISIONS TO OKANOGAN COUNTY CAPITAL FACILITY PLAN 2018

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: A continued public hearing has been scheduled for proposed ordinance OCC 17A.400-Water Availability Study Areas, OCC 17A.270 Nightly Rentals, and revisions to the Okanogan County Capital Facility Plan 2018 with the Okanogan County Regional Planning Commission. The public hearing will be conducted during a Special Meeting scheduled on December 4th, 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 22, 2017

Information regarding this proposed ordinance 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 . Documents prepared for the proposal may be viewed at www.okanogancounty.org/planning

Published in the Methow Valley News on November 22, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on November 23, 2017. OVG#786191.