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 obtained 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.
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.
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 con- sider 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 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.
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 11:00 A.M. on March 20, 2018 at which time they will be opened and publicly read to furnish the Okanogan County Department of Public Works with the following:
New Public Works Pickups
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 on March 7,14, 2018; the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on March 8, 15, 2018. OVG#798575.
Public Meeting to discuss the future of the Elmway Levee
Date: March 13, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Okanogan City Hall
The US Army Corps of Engineers will be present to discuss the benefits of the Elmway Levee, current deficiencies, and options for repair. Okanogan County and the City of Okanogan Public Works Departments will also have representatives at the meeting.
Published in the Methow Valley News on March 7, 2018; the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on March 8, 2018. OVG#798551.
Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan
Okanogan County is updating the Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan (SWMP) in accordance with RCW 70.95. This is a 5-year update. The plan identifies solid waste and moderate risk waste management practices within Okanogan County and associated service areas. The plan will ultimately be approved by the Washington State Department of Ecology and then subsequently adopted by Okanogan County.
The preliminary draft of the SWMP is currently available for review. The plan may be viewed or downloaded on Public Works website at www.okanogancounty.org/PW/solid_waste_recycling.htm or by visiting the Public Works Administration Office at 1234-A Second Ave. South, Okanogan, WA 98840.
Comments will be accepted until the comment period is closed by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners during a public hearing. The public hearing has not yet been scheduled but is expected to occur mid-April, 2018. An additional notification shall be published confirming the hearing date. Comments on the SWMP must be submitted in writing. Direct questions and comments to: Ben Rough, Administrative Officer, Okanogan County Department of Public Works, 1234-A Second Ave. South, Okanogan, WA 98840, (509) 422-7335, or by email at email@example.com.
Published in the Methow Valley News on March 7, 2018; the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on March 8, 2018. OVG#798610.
Notice of Final Decision
Project: Baber-Ingliss Administrative Variance 2018-3 (parcel 4920020000)
Proponent: Ken Baber & Debra Ingliss
The Okanogan County Office of Planning and Development denied the above-noted project. 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 be in writing and include the $300.00 appeal fee.
Published in the Methow Valley News March 7, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune March 8, 2018. OVG#798770.
Notice of Final Decision
Project: Skagen Administrative Variance 2018-1 (parcel 4920760001)
Proponent: Doug Skagen
The Okanogan County Office of Planning and Development approved the above-noted project. 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 be in writing and include the $300.00 appeal fee.
Published in the Methow Valley News March 7, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune March 8, 2018. OVG#798781.
Notice of Application and Threshold SEPA Determination
CUP 2018-2 High Mountain Quarry
Notice is hereby given that an application has been submitted by Paul Christen on behalf of Eldred Barker to permit a gravel pit/quarry in accordance with Okanogan County Code 17A.220.010. The CUP, if approved, would allow rocks, topsoil and shale to be removed from six different sites ranging from 5 acres to 30 acres. Each site will make a depression five to twelve feet deep. The resources would be stockpiled on site until sold. A 70’ x 10’ truck scale will be installed along with a 5’ x 5’ building to hold the scale reader. Work would occur March through December with limited work being done July through September. Time of operation will be from 7am to 5pm. The site is located at 20696 Hwy 20 near Twisp, WA on tax parcel numbers 3322132005, 3322130028, 33222410006 & 3322244005. According to Washington State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) regulations, the office of Okanogan County Planning and Development issued a threshold environmental Mitigated Determination of Non-Significance (MDNS) 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 21, 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 March 7, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune March 8, 2018. OVG#798784.