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.


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 public hearing regarding the 2019 Final Budget. The hearing shall be December 11, 2018 at 5:30 pm in the Council Chambers of Twisp Town Hall, 118 S. Glover Street, Twisp WA. The preliminary budget will be filed with the Clerk’s Office and will be available to the public upon request prior to this hearing. 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 on November 28, December 5, 2018.


IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

OKANOGAN COUNTY

No. 18-4-00112-24

In re Estate of MICHAEL D. SOLOMKO

PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS

RCW 11.40.020, .030

Deceased.

JOHN SOLOMKO has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing the personal representative or the personal representative’s attorney at the address state below a copy of the claim and filing the original claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) 30 days after the personal representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets.

Date of First Publication: November 28, 2018.

ADDRESS FOR MAILING OR SERVICE:

PO Box 3059, Winthrop, WA 98862

Attorney for Personal Representative:

Natalie N. Kuehler, WSBA #50322

Ryan & Kuehler PLLC

Court and Case Number: Okanogan County Superior Court – No. 18-4-00112-24.

Published in the Methow Valley News on November 28, December 5, 12, 2018.


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


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 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


NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS

Sealed bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners Of Okanogan County, 123 5th Ave. N. Room 150, Okanogan, Washington 98840 At their office on the main floor of the Virginia Grainger Administration Building, until 3:30 P.M. on December 11, 2018 at which time they will be opened and publicly read to furnish the Okanogan County Department of Public Works with the following:

Lubricants

Additional information and specifications may be obtained from the Okanogan County Department of Public Works, 1234-A 2nd Ave. S., Okanogan, WA 98840 (509) 422-7300.

The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Published in the Methow Valley News November 28; December 5, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 29; December 6, 2018. OVG835683


NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS

Sealed bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners

Of Okanogan County, 123 5th Ave. N. Room 150, Okanogan, Washington 98840

At their office on the main floor of the Virginia Grainger Administration Building, until 3:30 P.M. on December 11, 2018 at which time they will be opened and publicly read to furnish the Okanogan County Department of Public Works with the following:

Motor Fuel

Additional information and specifications may be obtained from the Okanogan County Department of Public Works, 1234-A 2nd Ave. S., Okanogan, WA 98840

(509) 422-7300.

The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Published in the Methow Valley News November 28; December 5, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 29; December 6, 2018. OVG835684


NOTICE OF APPLICATION AND PUBLIC HEARING

OPEN SPACE/OPEN SPACE 2018-01

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing has been scheduled in front of the Okanogan County Hearing Examiner for an application received from Janis Breeze for a transfer from Current Use Agriculture to Open Space Tax Classification farm and agriculture conservation on their property. The property is located off of Antoine Creek Rd, approximately 14 miles southwest of Pateros. The property can be identified as parcel number 2923343002 located in Section 34, Township 29N, Range 23E, Willamette Meridian.

Open space tax classifications are categorically exempt from the State Environmental Policy Act in accordance with WAC 197-11-800(14)(k). The public hearing is scheduled January 10, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Commissioner’s hearing room located on the first floor of the Grainger Administration Building at 123 Fifth Ave. North, Okanogan, Washington, at which time the Hearings Examiner will hear public testimony on the issue.

The public is invited to comment on this project. Please send comments to: Okanogan County Office of Planning & Development, Angie Hubbard, 123 5th Ave. N, Suite 130, Okanogan, WA 98840, (509) 422-7160. Comments can also be emailed to ahubbard@co.okanogan.wa.us.

Published in the Methow Valley News November 28; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 29, 2018. OVG835685


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Short Plat 2018-13 “Roberton”

Proponent: Dale Roberton

Decision: Approved

Appeal Deadline: December 18, 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 November 28; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 29, 2018. OVG835689


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 3222290129 & 3222290002)

Proponent: Wendy Roseland

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 November 28; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 29, 2018. OVG835703


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 3326030076 & 3326030075)

Proponent: Geraldine L. Knapp Estate Vicki L. Bringman, Executor & Jodi DeCesari

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 November 28; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 29, 2018. OVG835705


Notice of Application and Threshold SEPA Determination

CUP 2018-5 Methow Commercial Retail Cannabis

Notice is hereby given that an application has been submitted by Julie Davisson to permit cannabis retail store in accordance with Okanogan County Code 17A.220.010. The CUP, if approved, would allow an existing 60’ x 30’ building to be used to sale marijuana, marijuana infused products and marijuana paraphernalia to adults 21 and older. The cannabis retail store will employ up to 2 people and operate year round seven days a week from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. The site is located at 1096 Highway 153 in the unincorporated town of Methow WA on tax parcel number 0860030700. According to Washington State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) regulations, the office of Okanogan County Planning and Development issued a threshold environmental Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) for this proposal. The public hearing for this project has not yet been set. The public is welcome to comment on this project. Project comments may be submitted in writing up to the hearing or be presented at the hearing. SEPA comments must be submitted in writing by 5:00 pm December 12, 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 November 28; 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune November 29, 2018. OVG835706