METHOW VALLEY IRRIGATION DISTRICT

NOTICE OF PETITION FOR EXCLUSION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a petition for exclusion of land has been filed with the Board of Directors of the Methow Valley Irrigation District (MVID). The name of the petitioner and the land description, identified by the Okanogan County Assessor’s parcel number, to be excluded from the MVID without a water right, in Okanogan County, State of Washington, are as follows:

Parcel, Acres, Owners

3322160391, 0.04, Mark & Jody Love

All persons interested in or who may be affected by the exclusion are to appear at the Regular Meeting of the MVID on the 11th day of December 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the River Bank Office, 206 Glover Street, in Twisp, WA to show cause in writing, if any they have, why the exclusion, as proposed in the petition, should not be made. The failure of any person interested in said District to show cause in writing why the tract of land mentioned in said petition should not be excluded from the MVID shall be deemed and taken as an assent to such exclusion.

Dated this 21st day of November 2017 by the order of the Board of Directors of the Methow Valley Irrigation District.

/s/ S. Strieby, Secretary

Published in the Methow Valley News November 29th and December 6th, 2017.


INVITATION TO BID

Sealed bids for CRP No. 9437-06 Highway 7(Bridge South) Re-Bid, will be received by Okanogan County at the Office of the Board of County Commissioners, located on the first floor of the Grainger Administration Building, 123 Fifth Avenue North, Room 150, Okanogan, Washington. Mailed proposals must be received by no later than the last working day prior to the bid opening date. Hand carried proposals will be received only by the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners at the address stated above until 10:45:00 A.M. Pacific Time, Tuesday, December 19, 2017 and will then and there be opened and publicly read. No facsimiles or electronic proposals will be accepted. All bid proposals shall be accompanied by a bid proposal deposit by certified check, cashier’s check or surety bond in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the amount of such bid proposal. Should the successful bidder fail to enter into such contract and furnish a satisfactory performance bond within the time stated in the specifications, the bid proposal deposit shall be forfeited to Okanogan County. Maps, plans and specifications are available upon payment of a non-refundable fee in the amount of $15 per USB Flash Drive or $65 per hard copy set, at the office of the County Engineer, 1234A 2nd Ave. South, Okanogan, WA 98840 or contact the Contracts Administrator at 509-422-7319. Bid proposals must be submitted on the original documents provided in the accompanying bid packet. On November 29, 2017 informational copies of the maps, plans and specifications will be on file for inspection at the office of the County Engineer at the address noted above, the County website at www.okanogancounty.org/PW and in various plan centers located in Washington.

The County of Okanogan 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. The Board of Commissioners of Okanogan County, reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive informalities in the bidding. The award of this contract, if made, will be to the lowest responsible bidder. This is a Federally Funded project that provides for 1.88 miles of Highway 7 beginning at MP 3.43 to MP 5.31. Improvements include shoulder widening and concrete inlet installations. Work will include clearing & grubbing, roadway excavation including haul, crushed surfacing top course, beam guardrail type 31, seeding, fertilizing and mulching, project temporary traffic control, trimming & cleanup, and other work, all in accordance with the Contract Plans, Contract Provisions, and the Standard Specifications.

Published in the Methow Valley News on November 29, 2017, December 6, 2017; the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on November 30, 2017, December 7, 2017. OVG#785563


NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS

Sealed bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Okanogan County, 123 5th Ave. N. Room 150, Okanogan, Washington 98840 at their office on the main floor of the Virginia Grainger Administration Building, until 3:00 P.M. on December 12, 2017 at which time they will be opened and publicly read to furnish the Okanogan County Department of Public Works with the following: Motor Fuel, 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. The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Published in the Methow Valley News on November 29, December 6, 2017; the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on November 30, December 7, 2017. OVG#786125


NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS

Sealed bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Okanogan County, 123 5th Ave. N. Room 150, Okanogan, Washington 98840 at their office on the main floor of the Virginia Grainger Administration Building, until 3:00 P.M. on December 12, 2017 at which time they will be opened and publicly read to furnish the Okanogan County Department of Public Works with the following: Lubricants. 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. The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Published in the Methow Valley News on November 29, December 6, 2017; the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on November 30, December 7,2017. OVG#786128.


Public Hearing Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN.by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for.11:30 a.m..on Monday December 18, 2017.to consider a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $74,550 from within the Therapeutic Court Fund 143 and will be used 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 29 & December 6, 2017 OVG#786620


Notice of Public Hearing

LAKE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT #1 BALLOT PROPOSAL

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Okanogan Board of County Commissioners will conduct a public hearing on December 18, 2017 to take public testimony regarding a revised resolution stating the intent to form a Lake Management District on Lake Osoyoos in accordance with RCW 36.61. If the Board decides to move ahead with the formation of the district a mailed ballot will be issued for the property owners within the proposed district boundaries to determine if the district should be formed. The public hearing will review the boundaries of the proposed district as revised and the assessments to be collected on an annual basis. The proposed district boundary includes property adjacent to Lake Osoyoos. There are 324 parcels owned by 251 owners within the boundaries of the proposed district.. 15 agricultural lots without residential structures and the common lot owned by the Veranda Beach Homeowners Association are proposed for exclusion. Other parcels may be excluded from the district by the Board of County Commissioners if the parcels are found to not benefit from inclusion in the district. .If approved by a simple majority of the property owners the district will conduct control measures for milfoil and other invasive species for 5 years at which time the district will dissolve. An annual assessment of 150.00 dollars per parcel on all properties included in the district will be collected every year for 5 years. Total collections in 5 years will be approximately $230,000.00. .The SEPA Responsible Official has determined this proposal is categorically exempt from environmental review in accordance with WAC 197-11-800 (16). The public hearing will be conducted on December 18, 2017 at 6:00 in the Oroville City Hall in Oroville, 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 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 29, 2017 and December 6, 2017.

Maps of the proposed district boundary may be viewed on the Okanogan County Planning Department website at www.okanogancounty.org/planning..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 November 29 & December 6, 2017 OVG#786834


IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF OKANOGAN – JUVENILE IN RE THE DEPENDENCY OF:

SAVANNA TEMOXTLE GARCIA, A Minor Child, DOB: 12/14/2006, COURT NO.:  17-7-00135-0

NOTICE AND SUMMONS/ORDER: Termination Hearing

STATE OF WASHINGTON TO: MOSES TEMOXTLE GARCIA, WHOM IT MAY CONCERN AND ANYONE CLAIMING PARENTAL INTEREST IN THE ABOVE-NAMED CHILD.

I. NOTICE OF HEARING

1.1 You are notified that a petition was filed with this Court, seeking to terminate your parental rights.

1.2 A hearing will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 1:00 p.m., At Juvenile Court, Okanogan County Court House, Okanogan, Washington.

1.3 The purpose of the hearing is to hear and consider evidence on the petition.

1.4 If you do not appear, the court may enter an order in your absence permanently terminating your parental rights.

II. SUMMONS/ORDER TO APPEAR

2.1 YOU ARE SUMMONED AND REQUIRED to appear at the hearing on the date, time and place indicated. NOTICE THE HEARING WILL DETERMINE IF YOUR PARENTAL RIGHTS TO YOUR CHILD ARE TERMINATED. IF YOU DO NOT APPEAR AT THE HEARING THE COURT MAY ENTER AN ORDER IN YOUR ABSENCE TERMINATING YOUR PARENTAL RIGHTS

Dated this 27TH day of November 2017. By direction of the Honorable CHRISTOPHER CULP Judge of the Superior Court Okanogan County, Washington, CHARLEEN GROOMES Clerk of the Superior Court Okanogan County, Washington, By: Ramona Brownlee, Deputy Clerk

Published in the Methow Valley News on December 6, 13, 20, 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on December 7, 14, 21, 2017. OVG#787181.


IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF OKANOGAN – JUVENILE IN RE THE DEPENDENCY OF: ADRIAN HERNANDEZ, A Minor Child, DOB: 03/18/2013, COURT NO.:  17-7-00134-1

NOTICE AND SUMMONS/ORDER: Termination Hearing

STATE OF WASHINGTON TO: HOBED SAUL HERNANDEZ-CAI, WHOM IT MAY CONCERN AND ANYONE CLAIMING PARENTAL INTEREST IN THE ABOVE-NAMED CHILD.

I. NOTICE OF HEARING

1.1 You are notified that a petition was filed with this Court, seeking to terminate your parental rights.

1.2 A hearing will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 1:00 p.m., At Juvenile Court, Okanogan County Court House, Okanogan, Washington.

1.3 The purpose of the hearing is to hear and consider evidence on the petition.

1.4 If you do not appear, the court may enter an order in your absence permanently terminating your parental rights.

II. SUMMONS/ORDER TO APPEAR

2.1 YOU ARE SUMMONED AND REQUIRED to appear at the hearing on the date, time and place indicated. NOTICE THE HEARING WILL DETERMINE IF YOUR PARENTAL RIGHTS TO YOUR CHILD ARE TERMINATED. IF YOU DO NOT APPEAR AT THE HEARING THE COURT MAY ENTER AN ORDER IN YOUR ABSENCE TERMINATING YOUR PARENTAL RIGHTS

Dated this 27th day of November 2017. By direction of the Honorable CHRISTOPHER CULP Judge of the Superior Court Okanogan County, Washington, CHARLEEN GROOMES Clerk of the Superior Court Okanogan County, Washington, By: Ramona Brownlee, Deputy Clerk

Published in the Methow Valley News on December 6, 13, 20, 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on December 7, 14, 21, 2017. OVG#787214.


OKANOGAN COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

NOTICE TO CONSULTANTS FOR
EDELWEISS LIFT STATION 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 forty (40) 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 engineering a system to be approved by the Department of Health for the Fawn Creek lift station force main line replacement. The Fawn Creek lift station in Edelweiss, a homeowners’ association in Mazama, requires approximately 1200-1500 ft. of force main line replaced. There will be several potable water crossings within the pipeline area and approximately 600 ft. of gravity line feeding the Fawn Creek lift station. The major features of the project are as follows: •Create a plan to replace the Fawn Creek lift station force main line. Plan will need to be approved by the Department of Health. A copy of the current systems as-built drawings can be obtained by emailing Amanda Moody at amoody@co.okanogan.wa.us or calling (509)422-7319. An on-site visit is highly recommended. To set up a time to tour the site please contact John Burdick at jburdick@co.okanogan.wa.us or calling (509)422-7309. 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 large on-site sewer systems and force main lines

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 1:30:00 p.m. on January 8th, 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 December 6, 13, 2017; the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on December 7, 14, 2017. OVG#787174.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT a public hearing will be held on December 19, 2017 at 3:30 P.M., in the Okanogan County Commissioners hearing room, located at 123 5th Ave North, Room 150, Okanogan Washington regarding a petition requesting a road name change for the following Okanogan County Road: O.C.R. 1004 Squaw Creek Road, beginning at M.P. 0.000 off Hwy 153 and extending south a total distance of 2.198 miles to the USFS Boundary. The proposed Road Name Change will be to O.C.R. 1004 Hunter Mountain Road. Members of the public may comment on this proposal. All written comments must be received prior to the start of the public hearing in order to be entered into the record. Testimonies will be heard during the Public Hearing at the above time and location. Please send written comments to Okanogan County Department of Public Works, Jo Ann Stansbury, 1234A 2nd Ave. S., Okanogan WA 98840 or email to jstansbury@co.okanogan.wa.us.

Dated November 27, 2017 at Okanogan, Washington

Josh Thomson, P.E., County Engineer

Published in the Methow Valley News on December 6, 13, 2017; the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on December 7, 14, 2017.  OVG#787488.


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 3222280015 & 3222280017)

Proponent: Glen Wooldridge, Etal

Decision: Approved

Appeal Deadline: December 26, 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 December 6, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on December 7, 2017.  OVG#787880.


Etherington SP 2017-16

Notice of Application and SEPA Exemption

An application for a short subdivision has been submitted by 48 degree north/Erik Gahringer on behalf of Ed & Cheryl Etherington to divide 3 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 B & B Rd, Twisp, WA, on tax parcel 8830910100. 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 January 10, 2018 at 5 p.m. 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 December 6, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on December 7, 2017. OVG#787804.


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 3222280015 & 3222280017)

Proponent: Glen Wooldridge, Etal

Decision: Approved

Appeal Deadline: December 26, 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 December 6, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on December 7, 2017.  OVG#787880.


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 3426110035, 3426102006, 3426110036 & 3426110038) Proponent: Duck Lake Properties, LLC

Decision: Approved

Appeal Deadline: December 26, 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 December 6, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on December 7, 2017.     OVG#787886.


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 4500070003 & 4500080001)

Proponent: GWS Orchards, LLC

Decision: Approved

Appeal Deadline: December 26, 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 December 6, 2017; Okanogan Valley Tribune-Gazette on December 7, 2017.     OVG#787889.


IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF OKANOGAN – JUVENILE IN RE THE DEPENDENCY OF: VICTORIA VALDOVINOS

DOB: 06/03/2015, NAYELI VALDOVINOS, DOB: 6/10/2014, Minor children:

COURT NO.:  17-7-00132-5

COURT NO.:  17-7-00133-3           

NOTICE AND SUMMONS/ORDER: Termination Hearing

STATE OF WASHINGTON TO: JORGE VALDOVINOS, WHOM IT MAY CONCERN AND ANYONE CLAIMING PARENTAL INTEREST IN THE ABOVE-NAMED CHILD.

I. NOTICE OF HEARING

1.1 You are notified that a petition was filed with this Court, seeking to terminate your parental rights.

1.2 A hearing will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 1:00 p.m., At Juvenile Court, Okanogan County Court House, Okanogan, Washington.

1.3 The purpose of the hearing is to hear and consider evidence on the petition.

1.4 If you do not appear, the court may enter an order in your absence permanently terminating your parental rights.

II. SUMMONS/ORDER TO APPEAR

2.1 YOU ARE SUMMONED AND REQUIRED to appear at the hearing on the date, time and place indicated. NOTICE THE HEARING WILL DETERMINE IF YOUR PARENTAL RIGHTS TO YOUR CHILD ARE TERMINATED. IF YOU DO NOT APPEAR AT THE HEARING THE COURT MAY ENTER AN ORDER IN YOUR ABSENCE TERMINATING YOUR PARENTAL RIGHTS

Dated this 27th day of November 2017. By direction of the Honorable CHRISTOPHER CULP Judge of the Superior Court Okanogan County, Washington, CHARLEEN GROOMES Clerk of the Superior Court Okanogan County, Washington, By: Ramona Brownlee, Deputy Clerk

Published in the Methow Valley News on December 6, 13, 20, 2017; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on December 7, 14, 21, 2017. OVG#787207.