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 in Position 3 for a three (3) year term commencing January 1, 2019. 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 5, 2018. 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 Methow Valley News October 24, 31, 2018.


LEGAL NOTICE

NEGOTIATION OF STATE LEASES WITH EXISTING LESSEES BETWEEN DECEMBER 2018 AND JANUARY 2019 EXPIRES: APRIL 2019

10-D54695-GRAZING-SE1/4, Section 22, Township 32 North, Range 22 East, W.M.

Written request to lease must be received by November 26, 2018, at Department of Natural Resources, 225 S Silke Rd, Colville, Washington 99114-9369. Each request to lease must include the lease number, the name, address and phone number of applicant, and must contain a certified check or money order payable to the Department of Natural Resources for the amount of any bonus bid plus a $100.00 deposit. The envelope must be marked “Sealed Bid” and give lease number, expiration date of lease applied for and give applicant’s name. The applicant must be prepared to purchase improvements that belong to the current lessee. Persons wishing to bid to lease any of these properties can obtain more details, bid packet, and qualification requirements by contacting the Colville office or calling (509) 684-7474.

Published in the Methow Valley News October 24, 2018.


PUBLIC HEARING

Okanogan County Cemetery District 2 (Beaver Creek Cemetery) will hold their regular November monthly Board meeting Monday November 12th at 6:15 pm to consider and approve the budget for calendar year 2019. 125 Hwy 20 North, Cascade Center, Room 2, Twisp, WA.

Questions/comments can be sent to POB 1293, Twisp, WA 98856 or email beavercreek2009@gmail.com or call 509-846-5231.

Published in the Methow Valley News October 24, 31, 2018.


Notice of Public Meeting

OKANOGAN COUNTY RURAL FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT NO. 9  will hold a public meeting to approve the 2019 budget on Wednesday, November 14, 2018.   The meeting will commence at 7:00 p.m. at the Berney Shop, 1751 Conconully Highway, Okanogan, WA 98840. 

Published in the Methow Valley News October 24, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune October 25, 2018. OVG831182


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


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


Public Hearing Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 10:50 a.m. on Tuesday, November 6, 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 Fund 001 in the amount of $240,790. The funds are from USDI/BLM PILT, CDBG Economic Recovery Grant funds, and DSHS CJTA Grant funds and will be used for Overtime, Small Tools/Minor Equipment, Professional Services, Repairs & Maintenance, R&M Radios, and 2018 retirees added cost adjustment 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 24, 31, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune October 25; November 1, 2018. OVG831150


Public Hearing Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, November 6, 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 Homeless Housing Fund 142 in the amount of $2,750. The funds are from the 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 24, 31, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune October 25; November 1, 2018. OVG831154


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT a public hearing will be held on November 6th, 2018 at 11:00 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. 5th Ave., Okanogan, WA 98840.

Dates Open: Effective annually November 1st to April 1st.

County Road Number & Name

Milepost

1029, Gold Creek Loop Road** 0.58-0.83

1090, W. Fork Buttermilk 0.00-1.05

1251, Cub Creek Road 0.00-2.50

1624, Lester Road 3.30-5.68

1635, Campbell Lake Road 0.00-1.03

1651, Bill Shaw Road 0.63-9.27

1882, Chiliwist Road 4.00-8.69

2017, West Fork Road 0.54-3.10

2048, Peacock Mountain 0.00-2.44

2119, Windy Hill 0.00-4.00

2361, North Fork Salmon Creek 0.46-1.88

4015, Sinlahekin Road 0.23-5.44

4290, Fish Lake Road 1.27-1.60

4345, Lemanasky Road 0.00-5.65

4839, Mary Ann Creek Road 0.50-7.96

4874, Bartroff Road 0.00-1.95

4883, Bolster Road 0.00-3.36

4953, Bonaparte Lake Road 1.50-6.30

9114, Twisp River Road** 6.87-10.74

9140, Lost River Road** 0.00-0.50

9145, Paradise Hill Road 7.20-13.14

9410, Pine Creek Road 8.17-8.76

9480, Chesaw Road 20.10-20.53

1034, Gold Creek Road 0.00-1.02

1091, E. Fork Buttermilk 0.00-0.54

1213, West Chewuch Road** 5.74-6.77

1543 Texas Creek Road 0.00-4.77

1657, Watson Draw Road 3.28-8.20

1845, North Star Road 14.45-15.44

1897, Olema Road 0.00-2.54

2045, Loup Loup Canyon 3.80-12.71

2065, Buzzard Lake Road 0.00-13.70

2340, Mineral Hill 0.22-4.04

3833, JH Green Road 0.00-6.98

4282, South Fish Lake Road 0.00-1.82

4299, Stalder Road 0.00-2.83

4347, N. Lemanasky Road 1.09-5.90

4861, Nealey Road 5.70-9.33

4878, Byers Road 0.00-1.17

4887, Myers Creek Road 1.73-3.13

4959, Summer Road 0.00-2.46

9137, Eastside Chewuch Road** 5.79-7.01

9140, Lost River Road** 6.20-6.96

9320, Tunk Creek Road 17.71-18.63

9480, Chesaw Road 18.45-19.30

Total Miles Open for Snowmobile Use ±142.15

**=Weekends and Holidays (6pm Friday thru Sunday), and during the scheduled winter vacation of the local schools.

Snowmobiles are prohibited on county roads during period of log hauling operations.

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, Okanogan County Department of Public Works, 1234A 2nd Ave. S., Okanogan, WA 98840.

Dated October 16, 2018 at Okanogan, Washington.

Josh Thomson, P.E.

County Engineer

Published in the Methow Valley News October 24, 31, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune October 25; November 1, 2018. OVG831167


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:

REVENUES

FUND # ACCOUNT NAME 2018 BUDGET REVISED AMOUNT

001 Current Expense 1,582,495 1,613,690

101 Street 186,850 315,875

  TOTALS $ 1,769,345.00 $ 1,929,565.00

Expenditures

FUND # ACCOUNT NAME 2018 BUDGET REVISED AMOUNT

001 Current Expense 1,413,535 1,472,695

101 Street 145,875 283,095

103 Parking Mitigation 4,000 13,500

402 Sewer 279,410 283,060

TOTALS $ 1,842,820.00 $ 2,052,350.00

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 24, 2018.