Legal Notice:

Public Hearing: Okanogan County Cemetery District #1 (Sullivan Cemetery) will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 in the Okanogan County Electric Coop meeting room at 6:30pm, Winthrop, WA to consider and approve their current expense budget for the 2019 calendar year. Questions/comments can be sent to Okanogan County Cemetery District #1, Sullivan Cemetery, POB 711, Twisp, WA 98856.

Published in the Methow Valley News October 3, 10, 2018.


SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON

FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY

NO. 18-4-00073-24

PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS (RCW 11.40.030)

Estate of

SHAWN LEIGH JOHNSTON, Deceased.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: The above Court has appointed me as Personal Representative of Decedent’s estate. Any person having a claim against the Decedent must present the claim: (a) Before the time when the claim would be barred by any applicable statute of limitations, and (b) In the manner provided in RCW 11.40.070: (i) By filing the original of the claim with the foregoing Court, and (ii) By serving on or mailing to me at the address below a copy of the claim. The claim must be presented by the later of: (a) Thirty (30) days after I served or mailed this Notice as provided in RCW 11.40.020(1)(c), or (b) Four (4) months after the date of first publication of this Notice. If the claim is not presented within this time period, the claim will be forever barred except as provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective for claims against both the Decedent’s probate and non-probate assets.

Date of First Publication of this Notice: October 3, 2018

Misuk S. Ko, Personal Representative

c/o Susan Donahue

Law Office of Susan Donahue

125 West 2nd Avenue, Suite “B”

P.O. Box 81

Twisp, WA 98856

(509) 996-5944 (phone)

Published in the Methow Valley News October 3, 10, 17 2018


TOWN OF WINTHROP NOTICE TO CONSULTANTS

FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES

The Town of Winthrop Washington solicits interest from consulting firms with expertise in civil and structural design for general engineering services. Engineering services may be used for grant application assistance; public works project design; trail design; environmental review and permitting assistance; review of development submittals of water, sewer, storm water, and road designs; structural engineering and assessments; construction inspection; or similar engineering services. The Town of Winthrop reserves the right to retain the services of the selected Consultant(s) for subsequent phases of projects undertaken within the above scope of services. Submittals should include the following information: Firm name, address, phone, and email addresses; Name of Principal-in-Charge and Project Manager; sub-consultants (if any); the names and experience of employees that would work on the project, examples of successful projects of similar scope. Submittals will be evaluated and ranked based on the following criteria: 1) Key personnel; 2) Firm experience with PS&E on similar projects; 3) Firm familiarity with the Town of Winthrop and immediate area; 4) Firm experience with environmental planning and permitting process; 5) Ability to meet schedule; 6) Approach to project; 7) Familiarity with relevant codes and standards; 8) Past performance/references; 9) Experience in fulfilling federal and state grant/loan requirements. The Town of Winthrop encourages disadvantaged, minority, and women-owned consultant firms to respond. The Town of Winthrop is an equal opportunity employer.

Please submit three (3) hard copies of your Statement of Qualifications to: Rocklynn Culp, Town of Winthrop, P.O. Box 459, 206 Riverside Ave., Winthrop WA 98862 by November 1, 2018, not later than 4:00 PM. No submittals will be accepted after that date and time. Any questions regarding this solicitation should be directed to Jeff Sarvis at 509-341-4130 or Rocklynn Culp at 509-996-2320.

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, the Town 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 October 10, 2018 and the Wenatchee World October 10, 2018.


Town of Twisp

Request for Statement of Qualifications

The Town of Twisp solicits interest from consulting firms with expertise in Civil Engineering, Architectural Design and construction management. Consultants will be considered for the following project.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

The work to be performed by the CONSULTANT consists of preparing preliminary architectural design, environmental, PS&E, construction management, advertisement and award for the improvement of:

•Twisp Sports Complex Renovation: The project involves reorientation and renovation of a baseball field and existing soccer field to allow for simultaneous play of these sports. Currently the fields overlap and only one sport can be played at a time. The goal is to increase the number of sports fields available to the community for recreational and competitive soccer and baseball activities.

It is estimated that the design phase will occur in 2018 and construction in 2019. The project cost estimate is $500,000 and will be funded by RCO.

SUBMITTAL

All proposals shall contain the following minimum information in the order shown below:

1. Letter of Interest and Introduction

2. Similar Experience: List the experience for the firm’s key staff proposed for this project. Provide detailed information, including references, on two of those projects that are considered to be very similar to this project.

3. Proposed Staff: List the experience and number of years with the firm for the key members of the staff proposed on the project (Resumes to be included as appendix). Also, include the experience of any subconsultant staff to be proposed on this staff. What experience has the team had together on other projects?

4. Demonstration of Understanding of the Project: List and describe briefly what you think are important issues on this project and what would be your approach for successful completion of the project.

5. Staff Availability: Demonstrate your ability to provide the proposed staff for this project.

6. Project Management: Who will be the project manager? What experience does the project manager have on similar renovation projects generally and, specifically with the RCO Grant Manuals. What experience does the project Manager have on multi-agency projects? Describe the project management approach to be used, including how costs will be managed and controlled.

7. Proposal Format: Please provide the above information in the order listed in an organized fashion. The total length of the proposal shall not exceed 20 double sided or 40 single sided, letter size pages and graphics shall be kept to a minimum (resumes will not be counted on the page totals)

Evaluation and ranking of consultants shall be by Town Officials based on written evaluation forms that rate each firm based on the above 7 criteria.

The Town of Twisp reserves the right to retain the services of the successful firm for any subsequent phases associated with this project.

The Town of Twisp encourages disadvantaged, minority, and women-owned consultant firms to respond.

Two copies of the SOQ shall be submitted to Twisp Town Hall 118 S. Glover St. Twisp, WA 98856 or mailed to Town of Twisp, PO Box 278 Twisp, WA 98856 (received or post marked) by 11/1/18 at 1:00 PM. No submittals will be accepted after that date and time. Any questions regarding this project should be directed to Andrew Denham, Public Works Director, at (509)997-1311.

“The Town of Twisp 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, Part 21, nondiscrimination in federally assisted programs 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 Wenatchee World and Methow Valley News 10/10/18 and 10/17/18


NOTICE is hereby given that a quorum of the Three Rivers Hospital Board of Commissioners will attend the Washington State Hospital Association Annual Meeting on October 11-12, 2018. The conference is held at 2100 Alaskan Way, Seattle WA 98121 on the dates set forth above. No hospital business will be discussed.

Published in the Methow Valley News October 10, 2018.


Public Hearing Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 9:30 a.m. on Monday, October 15, 2018 and will be held in the County Commissioners’ Hearing Room. The hearing is held to receive public comment for or against the consideration of a supplemental appropriation within Current Expense Contingency Reserve fund 001, Vehicle Reserve Fund 197 and CJTA Sales Tax Fund 160 in the amount of $30,619. Funds are to reimburse Current Expense for Juvenile Dept. vehicle purchase and the Vehicle Reserve fund for overages on the vehicle purchase. 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 October 3, 10, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune October 4, 11, 2018. OVG828144


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 3727300007 & 3727300002)

Proponent: Duane & Kathryn Gardner and Neil & Gladys Fifer

Decision: Approved

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 October 10, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune October 11, 2018. OVG#829154


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 3125090043 & 3125090047)

Proponent: Duane Savage & Joseph House & Shelby House Ellis

Decision: Approved

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 October 10, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune October 11, 2018. OVG#829155


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Andrews.Kin Administrative Variance 2018-6 (parcel 6010490001)

Proponent: Martine Andrews & Vadim Kin

Decision: Approved

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 October 10, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune October 11, 2018. OVG#829156


Public Hearing Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 9:35 a.m. on Monday, October 15, 2018, and will be held in the County Commissioners’ Hearing Room. The hearing is held to receive public comment for or against the consideration of a supplemental appropriation within Edelweiss Sewer System fund 408 in the amount of $4,000. The fund supplemental is from Ending Fund Balance 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 October 3, 10, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune October 4, 11, 2018. OVG828146