LEGAL NOTICE

NEGOTIATION OF STATE LEASES WITH EXISTING LESSEES BETWEEN JANUARY AND MARCH 2019 EXPIRES: MAY 2019

10-B52555- GRAZING-All of Section 36, Township 33 North, Range 22 East, W.M.

10-B56859-GRAZING-SW1/4NE1/4, Section 13, Township 33 North, Range 21 East, W.M.

Written request to lease must be received by December 24, 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 November 21, 2018.


LEGAL NOTICE

The Department of Natural Resources intends to negotiate a lease renewal for the approximately 0.65 acre lot, which is zoned R20 and located at 605 Quince Street, Omak, WA 98841. For leasing information, contact by December 15, 2018: Rod Rennie, Commercial Property Manager, Department of Natural Resources, Product Sales & Leasing Division, P.O. Box 47014, Olympia, WA 98504-7014, (360) 902-1166.

Published in the Methow Valley News November 21, 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 2019 preliminary budget public hearing. Said hearing shall be Tuesday, November 27, 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 November 21, 2018.


LEGAL NOTICE

Notice of Adoption – Ordinance #743

An Ordinance of the Town of Twisp, Washington, creating a Twisp Economic Revitalization Committee and establishing the duties thereof

Said ordinance may be examined at the Twisp Town Hall during regular business hours or mailed upon request.

This notice is given by order of the Town Council and pursuant to RCW 35.27.300.

Dated this 13rd day of November 2018.

Jackie Moriarty, Clerk/Treasurer, Town of Twisp, Washington.

Published in the Methow Valley News November 21, 2018.


DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY NOTICE

Declaration of Candidacy Notice to file declaration of candidacy. Notice is hereby given that an election of the Wolf Creek Reclamation District will be held November 15, 2018 for the purpose of electing one (1) member in the board of directors for the term of three (3) years. Any legal district landowner interested in becoming a candidate must be sponsored by ten (10) qualified electors of the district whose signature appear on the petition which shows their intention of becoming a candidate for the position of director. Petition blanks may be obtained from the district secretary. These signed petitions must be filed with the secretary of said district no later than midnight November 13, 2018 in order that the candidates name appears on the ballot. Should the secretary receive only one signed petition for director under the amended State Irrigation Statute 87.03.075 and no election is necessary. Done by the order of the Board of Directors of the Wolf Creek Reclamation District this 31st day of October 2018 Lynn Bovee, Secretary, Wolf Creek Reclamation District.

Published in the Methow Valley News on November 21, 28, 2018.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Property Taxes/Revenue Sources

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners who serve as the governing body of the Tonasket Emergency Medical Service district, that a Public Hearing is scheduled on the Districts revenue sources for the coming year’s budget, including the consideration of possible increases in property tax revenues. The Public Hearing will be held on November 26, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. in order to take public testimony on the district’s 2019 budget which is primarily funded by taxes and charges and reflects the provision of ongoing services. The Public Hearing will be held at the County Commissioners Hearing Room located at 123 5th Avenue North, Okanogan, WA 98840.

Persons wishing to comment on the District’s coming year’s budget, may do so at the Commissioner’s Hearing Room located at 123 5thAvenue North, Okanogan, Washington and be heard on the matter.

Published in the Methow Valley News November 14, 21; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 15, 22, 2018. OVG834177


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Property Taxes/Revenue Sources

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is scheduled on Okanogan County’s revenue sources for the 2019 coming year’s budget, including the consideration of possible increases in property tax revenues. The Public Hearing will be held on November 27 at 1:30 p.m. in order to take public testimony on the current expense budget which is primarily funded by taxes and charges and reflects the provision of ongoing services. The Public Hearing will be held at the County Commissioners Hearing Room located at 123 5th Avenue North, Okanogan, WA 98840.

Persons wishing to comment on the coming year’s current expense budget, they may do so at the Commissioner’s Hearing Room located at 123 5th Avenue North, Okanogan, Washington and be heard on the matter.

Published in the Methow Valley News November 14, 21; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 15, 22, 2018. OVG834180


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Property Taxes/Revenue Sources

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners who serves as the governing body of the Oroville Rural Emergency Medical Service district, that a Public Hearing is scheduled on the Districts revenue sources for the coming year’s budget, including the consideration of possible increases in property tax revenues. The Public Hearing will be held on November 27 at 2:45 p.m. in order to take public testimony on the 2019 budget which is primarily funded by taxes and charges and reflects the provision of ongoing services. The Public Hearing will be held at the County Commissioners Hearing Room located at 123 5th Avenue North, Okanogan, WA 98840.

Persons wishing to comment on the District’s coming year’s budget, they may do so at the Commissioner’s Hearing Room located at 123 5th Avenue North, Okanogan, Washington and be heard on the matter.

Published in the Methow Valley News November 14, 21; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 15, 22, 2018. OVG834187


VACANCY NOTICE

(Fair Advisory Committee Vacancy)

The Board of Okanogan County Commissioners is accepting letters of interest for three vacant positions on the Fair Advisory Committee. Interested volunteers looking to provide value to the community and serve a 2-year term, are encouraged to apply.

Fair Advisory Committee Members meet monthly to discuss a variety of fair related topics, making decisions reflective of its mission statement: “The Okanogan County Fair exists to provide a county wide family event reflecting the values of Okanogan County, the accomplishments of Okanogan County youth, agriculture, and communities.”

Those interested in serving on this committee should submit a letter of interest to the Okanogan County Commissioners at 123-5th Avenue North, Room 150, Okanogan, WA 98840 or drop it off at the Old Virginia Grainger Bldg at 123 5th Avenue N, Okanogan, WA.

Published in the Methow Valley News November 21; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 22, 2018. OVG835101


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

SPECIAL ASSESSMENT ROLL

LAKE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT #1

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be conducted by the Okanogan Board of County Commissioners (BOCC), acting as a Board of Equalization, to hear objections against the special assessment levied by Lake Management District #1 formed on August 28, 2018 by Ordinance 2018-14 around Lake Osoyoos near Oroville WA.

A special assessment of $160.00 for every lot included on the district rolls will be collected annually for a period of 5 years beginning in 2019.

The public hearing is scheduled for December 17, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. in the Commissioners Auditorium in the Virginia Grainger Building at 123 5th Ave N in Okanogan Washington. Objections to the proposed special assessment roll must be made in writing, shall clearly state the grounds for objections, and shall be filed with the governing body (BOCC) prior to the public hearing. Objections to a special assessment or annual special assessments that are not filed in writing as required shall be deemed waived and shall not be considered by the governing body or a court on appeal.

Objections may be filed in writing or electronically to:

Lalena Johns, Clerk of the Board, at 123 5th Ave N Suite 150, Okanogan, WA 98840 or at ljohns@co.okanogan.wa.us

The special assessment roll for Lake Management District #1 is available for public inspection on the Okanogan County Planning Department website at www.okanogancounty.org/planning and on the City of Oroville website. A paper copy of the assessment roll is available for inspection at the following locations during the hours noted:

1) Okanogan County Office of Planning located at 123 5th Ave North Suite 130, Okanogan WA between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

2) Board of County Commissioners Office at 123 5th Ave N Suite 150, Okanogan WA between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to noon and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

3) Oroville City Hall located at 1308 Ironwood Street in Oroville, WA between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Questions regarding the special assessment roll and public hearing should be directed to: 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 21, 28; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 22, 29, 2018. OVG835110


OKANOGAN COUNTY

NOXIOUS WEED

CONTROL BOARD

Nominations are now being accepted for the position of Weed Board Members for noxious weed area # 1 and area # 4.

Weed area # 1 consists of the Colville Tribes Indian Reservation, and includes the towns of Grand Coulee, Nespelem and East Omak.

Weed area # 4 consists of the towns of Conconully & Riverside east to Ferry County.

If you are interested in the Weed Board position, please contact the Noxious Weed Office 509-422-7165 with questions and to obtain forms.

Published in the Methow Valley News November 21, 28; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 22, 29, 2018. OVG835134


PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

The Okanogan County Central Landfill, Ellisforde Transfer Station, Bridgeport Transfer Station, & Twisp Transfer Station will be CLOSED On November 22, 23, & 24, 2018 for Thanksgiving Holiday

They will all be open on regular schedules Tuesday, November 27, 2018.

Published in the Methow Valley News November 21, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 22, 2018. OVG835206


Public Hearing Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 11, 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 the Fair Fund 112 in the amount of $20,000. The funds are from Gate Admissions, Rents & Leases, and Ending Fund Balance and will be used for Operating Supplies, Rodeo Production, Professional Services, Rentals, Entertainment, and Misc. 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 21, 28; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 22, 29, 2018. OVG835124


OKANOGAN COUNTY

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Okanogan County Department of Public Works will close Sinlahekin Road from MP 12.16 to MP 15.16 on Monday, November 26, 2018 to December 14, 2018 to replace the culvert. We expect to have the repairs done and reopen both lanes on December 15, 2018.

Your patience during this short closure is greatly appreciated. We apologize for any inconvenience you may encounter during the closure.

If you need any further information please call Okanogan County Public Works at (509) 422-7300.

Published in the Methow Valley News November 21, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 22, 2018. OVG835210


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Property Taxes/Revenue Sources

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners who serves as the governing body of the Methow Valley Emergency Medical Service district, that a Public Hearing is scheduled on the Districts revenue sources for the coming year’s budget, including the consideration of possible increases in property tax revenues. The Public Hearing will be held on November 27 at 2:30 p.m. in order to take public testimony on the 2019 budget which is primarily funded by taxes and charges and reflects the provision of ongoing services. The Public Hearing will be held at the County Commissioners Hearing Room located at 123 5th Avenue North, Okanogan, WA 98840.

Persons wishing to comment on the District’s coming year’s budget, they may do so at the Commissioner’s Hearing Room located at 123 5th Avenue North, Okanogan, Washington and be heard on the matter.

Published in the Methow Valley News November 14, 21; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 15, 22, 2018. OVG834189\