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.


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.


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 17, 31, 2018.


The Okanogan County Fire District 6 commissioners will hold a Special Meeting on Thrs, November 15th starting immediately after the Budget Hearing which starts at 5:00 pm. The Special Meeting is to discuss the 2019 Budget. The Meeting location is 434 W Second Ave in Twisp (Twisp Fire Hall).

Published in the Methow Valley News October 31; November 7, 2018.


PRESS RELEASE

October 29, 2018

Update: 10:00 a.m.

Okanogan County Department of Public Works and Central Landfill will be installing a new Truck Scales from November 8th through 13th 2018.

On these dates there will be expected delays and long lines while the contractors work to replace the current scales that are outdated.

Your patience during construction is greatly appreciated. We understand the inconvenience this may cause, and we are working hard to limit the duration.

If you need any further information please call Okanogan County Public Works at (509) 422-7304 or Kent at (509) 422-2602.

Published in the Methow Valley News October 31; November 7, 2018.


Nolin SP 2018-17

Notice of Application and SEPA Exemption

An application for a short subdivision has been submitted by Tackman Surveying, LLC on behalf of Robert & Christie Nolin to divide 10.5 acres into 2 lots. Proposed lot 2 has an existing residence, served by existing well and septic. Proposed lot 1 to be served by existing well and on-site septic. The property is located at 25 Ross Rd, approximately 2 miles northerly of the Town of Carlton, WA, on tax parcel 3222160245.

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 30, 2018 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.

Published in the Methow Valley News October 31; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 1, 2018. OVG832173


DeVries Bulkhead Removal SDP 2018-2

Final SEPA Determination

In response to a settlement agreement with Washington Department of Ecology, a rock bulkhead will be removed from the shoreline area and the original riparian and wetland areas will be restored to historic conditions. Restoration areas total 6,500 SF, approximately 450 CY of cut material (fill and bulkhead) will be removed from the site.

Project Location:

The project is located approximately 1 1/2 mile northerly of the City of Oroville, WA on parcel 4027080044, Township 40 North, Range 27 E.W.M. Section 08.

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 15, 2018. Appeals shall state with specificity the elements of the environmental checklist and resulting determination the appellant finds objectionable and shall state he reason therefore. Appeals must include the $300.00 appeal fee. The date of publication in Okanogan County’s periodical of record is October 31 & November 1, 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 31; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 1, 2018. OVG832175


REZONE AND PUBLIC HEARING

Lester

Planned Development 2017-1

A planned development application submitted by Kory Lester has been granted conditional approval by the Okanogan County Hearings Examiner. This application creates 1 lot and an open space area on 10.18 acres. Permitted uses include a residential unit which may be used as a nightly rental. The property is located at 674 Twisp Winthrop Eastside Road (tax parcel number 6050040000).

A component of this application requires the property to be rezoned to Planned Development. The Board of Okanogan County Commissioners will consider this rezone during a closed record public hearing on November 19, 2018 at 1:30 p.m., located in the Commissioners Hearing Room in the Virginia Grainger Administration Building at 123 5th Ave. North, Okanogan, WA 98840. The public is welcome to attend the hearing although comments will not be accepted prior to or during the hearing.

Direct questions to: Okanogan County Office of Planning & Development, Charlene Schumacher, Senior Planner, 123 5th Ave. N, Suite 130, Okanogan, WA 98840, (509) 422-7113.

Published in the Methow Valley News October 31; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 1, 2018. OVG832181


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 3222160253, 3222150010 & 3222160254)

Proponent: James & Rosalie McMillan

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 31; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 1, 2018. OVG832188


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 4026210006 & 4026210005)

Proponent: Michelle Rogers and Loran & Janet Wahl

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 31; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 1, 2018. OVG832194


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 4840000300, 4840000200 & 4840000100)

Proponent: AUSA, LLC and Shane Pyper

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 31; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 1, 2018. OVG832198


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 3726250013 & 3726250014)

Proponent: George & Julie Conkle and Barbara Johnson

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 31; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 1, 2018. OVG832199


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 4027270056 & 8888900200)

Proponent: Jack & Mary Hughes

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 31; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 1, 2018. OVG832202


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 6850060013 & 6850110011)

Proponent: Robert Ebbert and Jame Ebbert

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 31; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 1, 2018. OVG832207


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Exempt Segregation – Parcel 3124201005

Proponent: Estate of Sharon Brown

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 31; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 1, 2018. OVG832216


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Exempt Segregation – Parcel 4028251004

Proponent: Dart Farms LLC

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 31; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 1, 2018. OVG832218


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


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


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 13, 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 Jail Improvement fund 193 in the amount of $3,830. The funds are from the Ending Fund Balance and will be used for Operating Supplies. 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 31; November 7, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 1, 8, 2018. OVG832171