Superior Court of Washington, County of Okanogan, No. 18-20061024, SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION DAVID WILLIAMS and JESSICA WILLIAMS, husband and wife, Plaintiffs v. GUY and MILDRED WALKER or their UNKNOWN HEIRS and DEVISEES, Defendants
THE STATE OF WASHINGTON TO said Defendants: EACH OF YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear within sixty (60) days after the date of this first publication of this Summons or within sixty days (60) days after January 2, 2019, and defend the above entitled action in the above named Court, and answer the Complaint of the Plaintiff and serve a copy of your answer upon the undersigned attorney for Plaintiff, Mark A. Ryan, at his address below state; and in the case of your failure so to do, Judgment will be rendered against you according to the demand of the Complaint, which has been filed with the Clerk of said Court. The object of this action is to quiet title to real property in the name of the Plaintiff as described in the Complaint to Quiet Title or in the Alternative for Adverse Possession filed herein.
Dated: December 31, 2018, Mark A. Ryan, WSBA # 18279, Attorney for Plaintiff, P.O. Box 3059, Winthrop, Washington 98862.
Published in the Methow Valley News January 2, February 6, 13, 20, 27, 2019.
NOTICE OF ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 712
(TOWN OF WINTHROP, WASHINGTON)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of Winthrop has adopted its Ordinance No. 712, which in summary, relates to the acquisition by eminent domain of a certain portion of property in the Town of Winthrop necessary for the construction and maintenance of the Susie Stephens Trail Crossing and Signage project; directs Town Staff to exhaust all reasonable negotiation efforts to purchase the property necessary for the project, describing the public convenience, use and necessity of such property; provides for the condemnation, appropriation and use of property; provides the mode of payment of cost of acquisition of the property; and directs the Town Attorney or other designated Counsel on behalf of the Town to prosecute such action in Okanogan County Superior Court in the event that direct purchase efforts are not successful.
Said ordinance may be examined at the Winthrop Town Hall during regular business hours or a copy will be mailed upon request.
This notice is given by order of the Town Council and pursuant to R.C.W. 35.27.300.
Dated this 21st day of February, 2019.
Michelle Gaines – Town Clerk
Town of Winthrop, Washington
Published in the Methow Valley News February 27, 2019.
TOWN OF TWISP
Notice of Application
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Cascade Kings, Inc, represented by Clay King of Twisp, Washington has submitted an application for a three lot short plat of parcel #33222170167 to the Town of Twisp. The proposed Cascade Kings Short Plat (SP-19-01) consists of three lots: Lot 1, 13,547 sq ft; Lot 2, 31,014 sq ft; and Lot 3, 14,017 sq ft. The proposed lots, each with an existing commercial structure and use will be served by Town water and sewer and has existing access to SR 20. The short plat is located at 1419 Methow Valley Highway East in the Town of Twisp, within Section 17, Township 33 N., Range 22 E.W.M.
Persons wishing to view project information may contact Twisp Town Hall, 118 S. Glover Street, between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM Monday through Thursday. Written comments must be submitted to the Town of Twisp, P.O. Box 278, Twisp, WA 98856, no later than 5:00 PM, Wednesday March 20, 2019. For further information contact Kurt Danison at (509) 997-4081.
Published in the Methow Valley News February 27, 2019.
NEGOTIATION OF STATE LEASES WITH EXISTING LESSEES BETWEEN APRIL AND MAY 2019 EXPIRES: AUGUST 2019
10-B61125-GRAZING-N1/2SE1/4, SW1/4NE1/4, Section 16, Township 33 North, Range 25 East, W.M.
Written request to lease must be received by March 25, 2019, 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 February 27, 2019.
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR
Planning Consulting Services for
Okanogan Council of Governments Primitive Roads Study
Qualification Statements for Primitive Roads Study Services will be received by Okanogan Council of Governments (OCOG), care of Okanogan County Department of Public Works at 1234A Second Avenue South, Okanogan, WA 98840, until 3:30:00 pm, March 12th, 2019. Consultants shall submit three (3) copies of their Statements of Qualifications, one of which shall be unbound. The Statements of Qualifications shall have no more than twelve (12) single sided 8 ½” X 11” pages, including resumes and examples.
OCOG in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 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 insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 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.
This is a solicitation for Consultants to submit Statements of Qualifications for a Primitive Roads Study as identified in the Regional Transportation Plan for the Okanogan Region adopted by OCOG in 2017. Work may include collecting GIS data from all government agencies within Okanogan County to include roads, road characteristics, seasonal closures and other such pertinent data. This information shall be presented in electronic format, and all shapefiles and electronic data shall be submitted to OCOG. Consultant may also be scoped to conduct public outreach to ascertain use, importance and necessity of primitive roads, identify development patterns and potential along the unpaved and primitive roads network, estimate costs and planning horizons to upgrade roads as development continues, and prepare reports on these findings. At OCOG’s sole discretion, this work may be conducted over multiple fiscal years and task orders. Any work conducted after June 30, 2019 is subject to future legislative appropriations; there is no guarantee of any specific consultant work or fee.
Each Firm’s Qualifications Statement will be evaluated and scored on the following categories:
Project approach (30%)
Proposed project team technical expertise (30%)
Availability and proximity to perform work (20%)
Summary descriptions of similar work conducted by the proposed staff (20%)
OCOG, at its sole discretion, may interview up to the top 3 candidates based on their total SOQ scores. Final consultant selection will be based on the highest average SOQ and interview score. Selected consultant must be available to negotiate scope and budget between March 20, 2019 and April 5, 2019. Questions concerning this solicitation shall be directed to the Contracts Administrator in writing at email@example.com no later than 4:00 PM March 1, 2019. Responses to submitted questions will be available at http://www.okanogancounty.org/PW/2019_call_for_bids.htm by March 5, 2019. Electronic and/or facsimile submittals will not be accepted.
Published in the Methow Valley News February 20, 27, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune February 21, 28 2019. OVG845278
SDP 2018-3 Tucker Shoreline Restoration
Final SEPA Determination
The SEPA Responsible Official has issued a final determination of non-significance (DNS) on the following project. The applicant proposes to replace a section of concrete seawall that is cracking and collapsing into Lake Osoyoos. The new seawall will be constructed in the same location as the existing and will run from the southern edge of the property to the northernmost edge of the existing concrete patio. During construction existing stairs and patio slab will be replaced. The section of seawall north of the patio will not be replaced. Sections of the remnant concrete shoreline protection below the OHWM will be removed from the lake.
The project is located approximately 1 1/4 mile northerly of the City of Oroville, WA on parcel 7900360003, Township 40 North, Range 27 E.W.M. Section 16.
The SEPA Responsible Official issued a final determination of non-significance (DNS). This decision may be appealed in accordance with OCC 14.04.220. Appeals must be made in writing to the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners, 123 5th Ave N Ste. 150, Okanogan, WA 98840. Appeals must be submitted or postmarked by 5:00 pm on March 13, 2019. Appeals shall state with specificity the elements of the environmental checklist and resulting determination the appellant finds objectionable and shall state the reason therefore. Appeals must include the $300.00 appeal fee. Failure to file a timely and complete appeal shall constitute waiver of all rights to an administrative appeal under county code. Information is available at the Office of Planning and Development. Direct questions to: Charlene Schumacher, Natural Resource Senior Planner, Okanogan County Office of Planning & Development, 123 5th Ave. N, Suite 130, Okanogan, WA 98840, (509) 422-7113.
Published in the Methow Valley News February 27, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune February 28, 2019. OVG846158
Notice of Application and Threshold SEPA Determination
CUP 2017-5 Amendment 2019-1
Notice is hereby given that an application has been submitted by Jared Vermillion on behalf of Glenbrook Partners LLC to amend CUP 2017-5 to permit two additional marijuana grows, four greenhouses and a composting area in accordance with Okanogan County Code 17A.220.010. The amendment, if approved, would allow two additional Tier 3 grows that will have 2.5 acre fenced area and a 12’ x 16’ shed. The existing CUP allows a tier 3 and a tier 2 grows. The green houses will measure 30’ x 100’, 30’ x 50’, and two 30’ x 60’. The composting site will process up to 20 cubic yards of plant based material. The compost will be used onsite as fertilizer. The marijuana grows will employ up to 15 people and operate from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm., Monday through Friday, beginning in May and ending in November. The site is located at 1815 N Pine Creek Rd. near Tonasket, WA 98855 on tax parcel number 3726360022. The SEPA Responsible Official has issued a Threshold Mitigated Determination of Non-Significance (MDNS) on this proposal in accordance with WAC 197-11-350. SEPA comments regarding this threshold determination may be submitted in writing by 5:00 pm March 14, 2019. The public hearing for this project has not yet been set. Project comments may be submitted in writing up to the hearing or be presented at the hearing. 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 27, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune February 28, 2019. OVG846164
Notice of Final SEPA Determination and Hearing Date
CUP 2018-7 Mazama Starlight Nightly Rental
Notice is hereby given that Mark Ryan of Ryan & Kuehler, PLLC on behalf of Mazama Starlight, LLC has submitted a Conditional Use Permit application for a nightly rental. The CUP, if approved, would allow a 2060sq ft. residence to be used as a nightly rental. The nightly rental would operate year-round and would allow up to 8 guests per stay. The site is located at 1 Nordic Village Rd near Mazama, WA on tax parcel number 6240000700.
The SEPA responsible official issued a Final Determination of Non-Significance in accordance with WAC 197-11-340. 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 p.m. on March 13, 2019. Appeals shall state with specificity the elements of the environmental checklist and resulting determination the appellant finds objectionable and shall state the reason therefore. Appeals must include the $300.00 appeal fee.
A public hearing is scheduled for March 28, 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 verbal testimony on the issue. Written comments will be accepted prior to the hearing and may be submitted in writing or electronically to email@example.com or mailed or delivered to 123 5th Ave N. Suite 130, Okanogan WA 98840. Written comments may be submitted at the hearing. Failure to comment by this date denies a party standing to appeal the final decision. Information regarding this project can be obtained from Okanogan County Office of Planning and Development, Rocky Robbins, Planner 1 (509) 422-7117.
Published in the Methow Valley News February 27, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune February 28, 2019. OVG846168
Public Hearing Notice
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 and will be held in the County Commissioners’ Hearing Room. The hearing is held in order to receive public comment for or against the consideration of a budget supplemental appropriation within the Equipment Reserve Fund #196 in the amount of $25,000. The funds are from Unreserved Beginning Fund Balance and will be used for Small Tools and Minor 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 February 27; March 6, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune February 28; March 7, 2019. OVG846170
CALL FOR BIDS – OFFICIAL COUNTY NEWSPAPER
The Board of Okanogan County Commissioners intends to contract with a qualified legal newspaper, in accordance with RCW 65.16.020, to serve as the official newspaper for publishing all of Okanogan County’s legal notices for one year beginning July 1, 2019. Qualified proponents are invited to submit bids for serving as Okanogan County’s official county newspaper within which the newspaper is generally circulated.
Responsive Bids shall be submitted no later than Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. to the County Commissioners’ Office located at 123 5th Avenue North, Room 150, Okanogan, Washington, where the bids will be publically opened and read aloud and recorded into the commission’s proceedings.
As provided for in RCW 36.72.075 and subject to the specifications in this invitation to bid, the Board of County Commissioners shall award the bid to the best and lowest responsible bidder. The Award of the contract will be considered by the Board of Commissioners at a Public Meeting on Monday, April 1, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. It is the Board’s intent to award the contract to the winning bidder at that time.
Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked with the name and address of the bidder and the words “BID FOR OFFICIAL COUNTY NEWSPAPER” as applicable, on the outside of the envelope. Bids that are submitted timely and properly will be opened and read aloud at the Public Meeting. Any bid received after that time shall be null and void and shall be returned unopened to the bidder.
Specifications must be obtained by contacting the Clerk of the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners, Laleña “Lanie” Johns at 123 5th Avenue North, Room 150, Okanogan, WA 98840, or by telephone 509-422-7105 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Board of Okanogan County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any or all irregularities.
Published in the Methow Valley News February 27; March 6, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune February 28; March 7, 2019. OVG846175
Notice of Final Decision
Project: Short Plat 2018-7 “Dalbey”
Proponent: Glen & Anna Marie Dalbey
Appeal Deadline: March 19, 2019
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 February 27, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune February 28, 2019. OVG846161