Okanogan County Fire District #6 is accepting bid proposals for a Light Rescue/Support Vehicle. Bid proposals will be accepted until 2:00 p.m. March 12th 2018. Bid proposals will be opened at 2:00 p.m. March 12th 2018 at the District office 434 W 2nd Ave Twisp, WA. Bids may be sent to P.O. Box 895 Winthrop, WA 98862. Bids will not be accepted electronically. Complete specifications may be obtain from the Chief. Please mark bid proposals “LIGHT RESCUE/SUPPORT VEHICLE BID”
Chief Cody Acord can be contacted at the District office Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Phone: 509-997-2981 Email: email@example.com
Published in the Methow Valley News February 21, 28, March 7, 2018.
Okanogan County Cemetery District 2 (Beaver Creek Cemetery) will meet at their regular Board Meeting March 5th, 2018 Monday at 6:15 pm at Hwy 125 North, Cascade Center, Room 2, Twisp, WA to discuss and consider an increase to the budget for calendar year 2018 by $1478.00. This amount was the unreserved ending cash balance 2017. Questions/comments can be sent to Okanogan County Cemetery District #2, POB 1293, Twisp, WA 98856 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-846-5231.
Published in the Methow Valley News February 28 and March 1, 2018.
Public Hearing Notice
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 2:00 PM on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 to consider a supplemental appropriation within the Current Expense Superior Court Budget in the amount of $5,250 due to unbudgeted revenue being received from the Administrative Office of the Courts for new SC-CMS equipment. 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 on February 21, 28, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on February 22, March 1, 2018. OVG#796341
Notice of Call for Quotes
Sealed quotes, plainly marked “Bodie Prefab Buildings”, will be received by Okanogan County at the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office located in the Grainger Administrative Building, 123 N. 5th Ave, Room 200, Okanogan, WA 98840, until March 16th, 2018 at 1:30 PM Pacific Time, at which time the bids will be opened in the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Conference room. Quotes will be accepted via US mail and email/electronic format.
The Notice of Call for Quotes may be obtained from the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office at no charge. The Notice of Call for Quotes and Exhibits are available for download from the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office website www.okanogansheriff.org.
Okanogan County reserves the right to reject any and all bids. The award of this contract, if made, will be to the lowest responsible bidder best meeting the specifications in the call for quotes.
This call for quotes is for the provision of two prefabricated buildings to be used at a radio communications site.
Published in the Methow Valley News on February 21, 28, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on February 22, March 1, 2018. OVG #796592
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON
IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF OKANOGAN – JUVENILE
IN RE THE DEPENDENCY OF:
BRISEYDA PIO DIAZ
EDGAR PIO DIAZ
COURT NO.: 18-7-00029-7
COURT NO.: 18-7-00028-9
STATE OF WASHINGTON TO: ELIAZAR PIO MORALES AND JENNIFER PIO DIAZ, WHOM IT MAY CONCERN AND ANYONE CLAIMING PARENTAL INTEREST IN THE ABOVE-NAMED CHILDREN.
I. NOTICE OF HEARING
1.1 You are notified that a petition was filed with this Court, alleging that a title 13 guardianship be established for these children.
1.2 A hearing will be held on April 5, 2018, at 1:00 p.m., At Juvenile Court, Okanogan County Court House, Okanogan, Washington.
1.3 The purpose of the hearing is to hear and consider evidence on the petition.
1.4 If you do not appear, the court may enter an order in your absence establishing guardianship.
2.1 YOU ARE SUMMONED AND REQUIRED to appear at the hearing on the date, time and place indicated.
Title 13 RCW Guardianship: The court should establish a Title 13 RCW guardianship and appoint a guardian for the above-named children. A petition for Order Appointing Title 13 RCW guardian, if granted, could result in substantial restrictions to the rights of the parent(s), guardian(s) or legal custodian(s). IF YOU DO NOT APPEAR AT THE HEARING THE COURT MAY ENTER AN ORDER ESTABLISHING A TITLE 13 GUARDIANSHIP IN YOUR ABSENCE
Dated this 21st day of February, 2018.
By direction of the Honorable CHRISTOPHER CULP Judge of the Superior Court Okanogan County, Washington
CHARLEEN GROOMES Clerk ot the Superior Court Okanogan County, Washington
By: Ramona Brownlee
Published in the Methow Valley News on February 28, March 7, 14, 2018 and the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on March 1, 8, 15, 2018. OVG#797423.
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received either by mail or hand delivered at the Office of Okanogan County Board of Commissioners, located on the first floor of the Okanogan County Grainger Administration Building, 123 Fifth Avenue North, Room 150, Okanogan, Washington 98840 for:
LEACHATE POND NO. 3
If the Proposals are to be mailed, they must be received by the Post Office in Okanogan, Washington, no later than Midnight on _March 26_, 2018. Notification by the Post Office will be considered as actual receipt of the bid by the County Commissioners. If the Proposals are to be hand delivered, they must be received at the Office of the Board of County Commissioners of Okanogan County at the address stated above no later than 11:00 AM Tuesday _March 27_, 2018.
Plans and Specifications may be obtained from Okanogan County Department of Public Works, 1234-A South Second Ave., Okanogan, Washington 98840, Phone: (509) 422-7300 or (509) 422-7334. The contact person is Amanda Moody, Contract Administrator. The Plans and Specifications are provided for a non-refundable deposit of $20.00 for each set, plus a $5.00 postage and handling fee, if mailing is requested.
Project Specifications are available at the office of the County Engineer, 1234A 2nd Ave. South, Okanogan, WA 98840 or contact the Contracts Administrator at 509-422-7319. Bid proposals must be submitted on the original documents provided in the accompanying bid packet.
Informational Project Specifications are also available on the County website at www.okanogancounty.org/PW and in various plan centers located in Washington.
Each bid shall be accompanied by cash, a certified check, cashier’s check or bid bond payable to the Okanogan County, in an amount equal to at least 5 percent of the total bid amount, as evidence of good faith and as a guarantee that, if awarded the Contract, the Bidder will execute the contract in conformity with the Contract Documents, and shall provide surety bond or bonds specified therein within ten (10) days after notification of award of contract to the bidder.
This work may generally be described as construction of a One million gallon leachate evaporation pond for the Okanogan County Central Landfill, which shall be west of the existing landfill. The work to be performed under this contract shall be the following: excavation, embankment, grading, placement of a bedding layer, installation of a geotextile cushion layer, installation of one 60-mil textured HDPE geomembrane liner, one 60-mil studded geomembrane liner, and installation of a leak detection system. Also, the work will include the installation of depth marker. See the Proposal on page LD-3 for construction period for this project.
No pre-bid meeting will be held for this project. All bidders are encouraged to visit the site.
The envelopes containing the bids must be sealed and addressed as stated above to the Office of Okanogan County Board of Commissioners and designated as “Bid for Okanogan County Central Landfill, Leachate Pond No. 3.” The name and address of the bidder shall be on the outside of the envelope.
The award of the contract shall be made to the qualified responsive bidder submitting the lowest responsible bid. Okanogan County reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive irregularities to formalities in the bid or bidding.
The recipient, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 79 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation 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 23 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. Okanogan County is an equal opportunity employer.
Published in the Methow Valley News on February 28, 2018. March 7, 2018; the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on March 1, 8, 2018. OVG#797412.
Public Hearing Notice
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 11:30 AM on Monday, March 12, 2018 to consider a supplemental appropriation within the Capital Improvement fund in the amount of $153,850 and will be used to pay remaining expenses of the Courthouse Energy Project. 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 February 28, March 7, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune March 1, 8, 2018. OVG#797429.
PUBLIC HEARING PROPOSED
CODE AMENDMENT OCC 17A.270 NIGHTLY RENTALS
OCC 5.06 NIGHTLY RENTAL LICENSE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Okanogan County Department of Planning & Development has proposed an ordinance amending OCC 17A.270 Nightly Rentals that if adopted would eliminate the amortization period. The ordinance if adopted would eliminate the annual permit and create a new section OCC 5.06 which would require an annual business license. All nightly rentals will be required to comply with OCC 17A.270 as amended except those nightly rentals operating legally before September 6, 2005. Records indicate there are approximately 16 legal pre-exiting nightly rentals operating in the Methow Review District. The SEPA Responsible Official issued a Final Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) regarding this proposal. A public hearing has been scheduled by the Okanogan County Board of County Commissioners on March 19, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. in the Commissioners Auditorium in the Virginia Grainger Building in Okanogan, WA. Verbal testimony will be taken with a time limit of 5 minutes per speaker. Written comments may be submitted at the hearing or will be accepted prior to the hearing and may be submitted in writing or electronically to Lalena Johns, Clerk of the Board, at 123 5th Ave N Suite 150, Okanogan, WA 98840 or at email@example.com. Date of publishing is February 28, and March 1, 2018. Information regarding these code amendments 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. wa.us. Documents prepared for the proposal may be viewed at www.okanogancounty.org/planning
Published in the Methow Valley News February 28, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune March 1, 2018. OVG#797814.
Notice of Application and
Threshold SEPA Determination
Variance 2018-1 Roberton
Notice is hereby given that an application for a variance from the lot size requirements for the R-1 zone found in Okanogan County Code (OCC) 17A.40.050 has been submitted by Rich Burgett on behalf of Dale Roberton in accordance with OCC 17A.320 Variances. The variance, if approved, would allow the applicant to propose a division of the 3.5 acre parcel through the short plat process into a nonconforming 61acre parcel and a 2.89 acre parcel. There are two residences located on the 3.5 acre parent parcel. The proposed lots, if formed, would each have an existing residence on it. The stated purpose of the applicant is to place each residence on a fee simple parcel while creating parcel boundaries that represent the actual current land use. Each residence currently has potable water and on-site septic. The site is located at 176 North Star Rd, and 7 Kylan Rd, near Brewster WA on tax parcel number 3124360043. 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 March 14, 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 email@example.com
Published in the Methow Valley News February 28, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune March 1, 2018. OVG#797820.
Notice of Application and Threshold SEPA Determination
CUP 2018-3 Monkey Grass
Notice is hereby given that an application has been submitted by Zach Stimac on behalf of Monkey Grass Farms Processing to permit cannabis processing in accordance with Okanogan County Code 17A.220.010. The CUP, if approved, would allow a 20’ x 10’ building to be used to package dried cannabis into mylar bags that will be heat sealed and branded with a label for wholesale to cannabis retailers. The marijuana processing will employ up to 3 people and operate year-round from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. The site is located at 14 Monkey Grass Rd. #F near Omak, WA 98841 on tax parcel number 3427190008. 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 March 14, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Published in the Methow Valley News February 28, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune March 1, 2018. OVG#797831.
Notice of Final Decision
Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 3421110155 & 3421110156)
Proponent: James & Gaye Pigott and Baron Stean
Appeal Deadline: March 20, 2018
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 February 28, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune March 1, 2018. OVG#797838.