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 OF ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 703

(TOWN OF WINTHROP, WASHINGTON)

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of Winthrop has adopted it’s Ordinance No. 703, which in summary, amends the 2018 Budget for the Town of Winthrop as follows:

Said ordinance may be examined at the Winthrop Town Hall during regular business hours or a copy will be mailed upon request.

This notice is given by order of the Town Council and pursuant to R.C.W. 35.27.300.

Dated this 8th day of October, 2018.

Michelle Gaines – Town Clerk

Town of Winthrop, Washington

Published in the Methow Valley News October 17, 2018.


TOWN OF WINTHROP

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Winthrop Town Council will hold a public hearing on the revenue sources for the 2019 current expense fund budget and the setting of the annual Ad Valorem (property) and Emergency Medical Service taxes for the year 2019 for the Town of Winthrop at 6:05 pm on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 in the back room (Hen House) of the Winthrop Barn, 51 SR20.

NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN that the 2019 preliminary budget for the Town of Winthrop has been filed with the Town Clerk. Preliminary hearing on said budget is set for October 24, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the Hen House. Draft Budget will be available at Winthrop Town Hall on November 9, 2018. Final public hearing on said budget will be held on November 21, 2018 at 6:05 pm in the Hen House.

All interested persons may appear and be heard at said time and place. Written comments must be received by the time of hearing in order to be considered. All persons requiring assistance in accessing the Winthrop Barn are requested to contact Town Hall at 996-2320 at least one day prior to the hearing.

The property tax ordinances can be reviewed at Winthrop Town Hall or mailed upon request.

Done this 9th day of October, 2018.

Michelle Gaines, Clerk/Treasurer

Published in the Methow Valley News October 17th and 31st, 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


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 3, 10, 17, 2018.


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 preliminary 2019 budget public hearing regarding revenue sources and setting the 2019 property (ad valorem) levy tax rate and the 2019 EMS levy tax rate. Said hearing shall be Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 5:30 pm in the Council Chambers of the Twisp Town Hall, 118 S Glover Street, Twisp, WA. 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 October 17, 2018.


Notice of Application and Threshold SEPA Determination

CUP 2018-6 Pipestone Canyon Ranch Event Center

Notice is hereby given that an application has been submitted by George and Candy Hoksbergen, in accordance with Okanogan County Code 17A220.010 to permit an event center. The CUP, if approved, would allow an existing 50’ X 100’ building and outdoor lawn area with covered tents to be used as an event center that will host a maximum of 15 events per year. The events will range from 50 to 250 people. Temporary sanitation facilities will be on-site for events with more than 35 people attending. Parking will be in a pasture that adjoins the event buildings lawn. Water will be provided from an exempt well; the use of the well for commercial purposes will be interruptible. The site is located at 448 Balky Hill Rd., near Twisp WA on tax parcel numbers 3322020029. According to Washington State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) regulations, the office of Okanogan County Planning and Development issued a threshold environmental Mitigated Determination of Non-Significance (MDNS) for this proposal. The public hearing for this project has not yet been set. The public is welcome to comment on the threshold determination for this project. SEPA comments must be submitted in writing by 5:00 pm October 31, 2018 to afford the commenter standing. Direct questions and comments to: Okanogan County Office of Planning & Development, Pam Wyllson, 123 5th Ave. N, Suite 130, Okanogan, WA 98840, (509) 422-7122 pwyllson@co.okanogan.wa.us

Published in the Methow Valley News October 17, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune October 18, 2018. OVG#830150


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 3024210083, 3024210084 & 3024210085)

Proponent: Boesel Construction INC

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 17, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune October 18, 2018. OVG#830153


Barkley Irrigation Diversion Change and Pressurization Project, SEPA 2018-2

Notice of Final Mitigated Determination of Non-Significance

Project Summary

Okanogan County Planning issued a notice of application and a Threshold Determination of Non Significance on May 24, 2018 for a JARPA submitted by Trout Unlimited – Washington Water Project to replace the earthen diversion system that currently delivers water through gravity conveyance to users irrigating over 600 acres with a pump to pipe and then gravity piped pressurized system. The goal of the project is to reduce diversion of water from the Methow River to increase summer flows while providing long term water reliability for the Barkley Irrigation Canal and to allow future habitat enhancements/restoration projects to advance around the former diversion site.

The other major components of the project include approximately 8 miles of pipeline for Barkley 4 miles of MVID East Canal and up to 6 satellite wells. Completion of this work will fully enclose both irrigation purveyors systems and complete their efficiency upgrades, this work for both will simultaneously and will complete all infrastructure improvements.

Project Location:

The new point of diversion is approximately 4 miles downstream of the historic Barkley diversion side-channel on river left with in the NE1/4 NE ¼ of Township 34 North, Range 21 E.W.M. in Section 25, approximately 3 miles southerly of the Town of Winthrop, WA.

After review of the comments received during the initial comment period, the SEPA Responsible Official has requested a revised JARPA and withdrawn the Threshold Determination of Non Significance and issued a Threshold Mitigated Determination of Non Significance and extended the comment period. The SEPA Responsible Official has determined that this proposal does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment if mitigating conditions for the proposal are met in accordance with WAC 197-11-350. The SEPA Responsible Official has issued a Final Mitigated Determination of Non-Significance (MDNS) which requires certain conditions which must be met by the applicant to mitigate the identified environmental impacts.

This decision may be appealed in accordance with OCC 14.04.220. Appeals must be made in writing to the Okanogan County Hearing Examiner, 123 5th Ave N Ste. 130, Okanogan, WA 98840. Appeals must be submitted or postmarked by 5:00 pm November 1, 2018. Appeals shall state with specificity the elements of the environmental checklist and resulting determination the appellant finds objectionable and shall state the reason therefore. Appeals must include the $300.00 appeal fee. The date of publication in Okanogan County’s periodical of record is October 17 & 18, 2018. Failure to file a timely appeal shall constitute waiver of all rights to an administrative appeal under county code.

Published in the Methow Valley News October 17, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune October 18, 2018. OVG#830155


Shady Creek SP 2018-14

Notice of Amended Application and SEPA Exemption

An application for a short subdivision has been submitted by Criss Newell to divide 11.67 acres into 2 lots. The lots are proposed to be served by individual well’s and on-site septic. The property is located at 388 Omak River Rd, approximately ¼ mile northerly of the Town of Omak, WA. on tax parcel 3426250006.

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 November 16, 2018, at 5 pm. 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 October 17, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune October 18, 2018. OVG#830158


THRESHOLD DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE

PROPOSED CODE AMENDMENT

OCC 17A.400.130 WATER AVAILABILITY STUDY AREA

UPPER TUNK, LOWER TUNK, TAMARACK SPRING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Okanogan County Department of Planning & Development has proposed an ordinance amending OCC 17A.400.130 Water Availability Study Areas to identify the Upper Tunk, Lower Tunk, and Tamarack Spring Basins located in Water Resource Inventory Area #49 as water availability study areas. If adopted the amendment would initiate a study of the potential water demand created by the use of permit exempt wells and the potential impact the water use would have on senior water users. The length of the study would not exceed two years. During the period of the study no application for the subdivision of property that proposes to use permit exempt wells as the source of potable water will be accepted.

On August 25, 2018 the Okanogan Board of County Commissioners approved ordinance 2018-13 adopting the proposed amendments as interim controls.

The SEPA Responsible Official has issued a Threshold Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) regarding the revised proposal. Comments regarding the threshold determination should be submitted in writing or electronically no later than 5:00 pm, October 24, 2018. Comments should be submitted to rrobbins@co.okanogan.wa.us or mailed or delivered to 123 5th Ave N. Suite 130, Okanogan WA 98840.

Date of publishing: October 17 and 18, 2018.

Information regarding this code amendment 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 October 17, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune October 18, 2018. OVG#830159


Public Hearing Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 4:05 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30, 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 District Court Fund 001.011 in the amount of $1570. The fund supplemental is from Penalty Traffic Infractions and will be used for Other 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 17, 24, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune October 18, 25, 2018. OVG#830161


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Short Plat 2018-8 “Johnson-Bissell”

Proponent: William & Kathleen Johnson

Decision: Approved

Appeal Deadline: November 6, 2018

The Okanogan County Office of Planning and Development approved the above-noted project. Within 20 calendar days of the publication date, parties with standing may appeal this decision to the Okanogan County Hearing Examiner at 123 5th Ave. North, Suite 130, Okanogan, WA, pursuant to OCC 16.45.010 An appeal must include the $300.00 appeal fee.

Published in the Methow Valley News October 17, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune October 18, 2018. OVG#830156


Public Hearing Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30, 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 Jail Fund 001.013 in the amount of $121,000. The fund supplemental is from Board & Room and Investment Interest and will be used for Overtime, Food, and Electronic Home Monitoring. 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 17, 24, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune October 18, 25, 2018. OVG#830160