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, 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 March 27, 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 located at 846 Twisp River Road, Twisp, Washington 98856, in the name of the Plaintiff as described in the Complaint to Quiet Title or in the Alternative for Adverse Possession filed herein.
Dated: March 19, 2019, Mark A. Ryan, WSBA # 18279, Attorney for Plaintiff, P.O. Box 3059, Winthrop, Washington 98862. Published for six consecutive weeks in the Methow Valley News on March 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24 and May 1.
SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON
FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY
LAWRY JOULE AMACHER,
PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE
The above Court has appointed Chris McKinney as Personal Representative of Decedent’s estate. Any person having a claim against the Decedent must present the claim: (a) Before the time when the claim would be barred by any applicable statute of limitations, and (b) In the manner provided in RCW 11.40.070: (i) By filing the original of the claim with the foregoing Court, and (ii) By serving on or mailing to my attorney at the address below a copy of the claim. The claim must be presented by the later of: (a) Thirty (30) days after I served or mailed this Notice as provided in RCW 11.40.020(1)(c), or (b) Four (4) months after the date of first publication of this Notice. If the claim is not presented within this time period, the claim will be forever barred except as provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective for claims against both the Decedent’s probate and non-probate assets.
Date of First Publication of this Notice: April 17, 2019
Susan Donahue, WSBA No. 43660
Attorney for Chris McKinney, Personal Representative
P.O. Box 81
Twisp, WA 98856
Published in the Methow Valley News April 17, 24, May 1, 2019
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
SHORELINE SUBSTANTIAL DEVELOPMENT PERMIT
WIN SSDP 19-1
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT John Sinclair, Sixknot Taphouse, 414 Twisp-Carlton Rd, Carlton, WA 98814 has submitted application for a Shoreline Substantial Development Permit to extend an existing deck approximately 47 feet to within 25’ of Ordinary High Water Mark of the Chewuch River. The project is within the shoreline area of the Chewuch River, within the urban shoreline designation. No structures will be placed, nor will work occur below the ordinary high water mark, nor within the conservancy area. The project is located on tax parcel 2780012700 at 231 Riverside Ave, in the Town of Winthrop.
Information Available: A JARPA form, SEPA Checklist and other application materials are on file at Winthrop Town Hall, 206 Riverside Ave. Persons wishing to view project information or receive notice of the action taken on the application may contact Winthrop Town Hall between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday – Friday. For further information contact Rocklynn Culp at (509) 996-2320.
SEPA Determination: A threshold Determination of Nonsignificance was issued for the project on April 25, 2019. The Town of Winthrop (lead agency) has determined that this project does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment. An environmental impact statement is not required under RCW 43.21C.030(2)(c). This decision was made after review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file at Winthrop Town Hall. This information is available to the public on request. The DNS has been issued under WAC 197-11-340(2).
Comment Period: All persons are welcome to submit written comments concerning this application and the related SEPA Checklist and Threshold Determination. The comment period for the SEPA Checklist and Threshold Determination ends on May 17, 2019. Comments or requests for notification of the action taken on the shoreline permit application must be submitted no later than 4:00 pm, June 7, 2019. Submit all comments to the Town Planner, Town of Winthrop, PO Box 459, Winthrop, WA 98862 or by email to email@example.com.
This notice is given pursuant to RCW 90.58.140, Winthrop Shoreline Master Program Chapter 7.09 & Winthrop Municipal Code Chapter 19.06.
DATED: April 29, 2019
Published in the Methow Valley News May 1, 8 2019
NOTICE TO PUBLIC
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,
that a public hearing in the matter of the application for a 50 year franchise by Frederick H. Van Doren, to construct, operate and maintain an irrigation line and appurtenances thereto over:
Franchise begins at the west bank of the Okanogan River and traveling Westerly along OCR 1803, Monse Bridge Road, to the intersection with Monse River Road where it crosses and continues to travel both South on Monse River Road and West on Monse Bridge Road.
Public Hearing will be held in the office of the Okanogan County Board of Commissioners, located at 123 Fifth Ave. North (Room 150), Okanogan, Washington, 11:00 A.M. on May 7, 2019.
All interested persons may be heard in this matter. Please send written comments to Anna Randall, at Okanogan County Department of Public Works, 1234 A Second Ave. South, Okanogan, WA 98840.
Dated this 18th day of April, 2019 at Okanogan, Washington.
Josh Thomson, P.E.
Published in the Methow Valley News April 24; May 1, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune April 25; May 2, 2019. OVG853726
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, May 7, 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 Veterans Relief Fund 101 in the amount of $25,286. The funds are from Veterans Relief Fund Beginning Fund Balance and will be used for Salary and Benefits. 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 April 24; May 1, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune April 25; May 2, 2019. OVG853785
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT a public hearing will be held on May 21, 2019 at 11:10 A.M., in the Okanogan County Commissioners hearing room, located at 123 5th Ave North, Room 150, Okanogan Washington regarding an application to franchise a cattleguard by the Gebbers Cattle.
The cattleguard will be a 16’ x 8’, wide, H-20 loading heavy duty steel cattleguard with wings and a by-pass gate at milepost 4.42, on O.C.R. 1657 Watson Draw Road in the SE1/4, SW1/4 in Section 11, Township 30N., Range 23, E.W.M.
Members of the public may comment on this proposal. All written comments must be received prior to the start of the public hearing in order to be entered into the record. Testimonies will be heard during the Public Hearing at the above time and location. Please send written comments to Okanogan County Department of Public Works, Anna Randall, 1234A 2nd Ave. S., Okanogan WA 98840 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dated April, 2019 at Okanogan, Washington.
Josh Thomson, P.E.
Published in the Methow Valley News May 1, 8, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune May 2, 9, 2019. OVG854535
NOTICE TO PUBLIC
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that in response to a petition from the public; a public hearing in the matter of a speed limit change relating to the following Okanogan County Roads will be held in the Commissioners Hearing Room, at 123 5th Avenue North, in Okanogan, Washington at 11:00 A.M. on May 14, 2019.
The Public has requested the following speed limit change:
O.C.R. 9105, Twisp Carlton Road:
35 M.P.H. beginning at milepost 9.040 and continuing to milepost 10.040 and 25 M.P.H beginning at milepost 10.040 and continuing to milepost 10.185 End of County Jurisdiction.
All interested parties may be heard in this matter. Please send written comments to Jo Ann Stansbury, Department of Public Works, 1234-A, Okanogan, WA 98840 or email email@example.com.
Dated this 22nd day of April 2019, at Okanogan, Washington
Josh Thomson, P.E.
Okanogan County Engineer
Published in the Methow Valley News May 1, 8, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune May 2, 9, 2019. OVG854548
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 Monday, May 13, 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 Auditor’s MARC Fund 504 in the amount of $53,529. The funds are from Salaries & Wages, Benefits, Medical Insurance, and Retirement. The funds will be used for Professional Services & Ending Fund Balance. 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 May 1, 8, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune May 2, 9, 2019. OVG854551
Okanogan County Public Works
NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS
CRP No. 9140-07 Lost River Road WFLAP-Hot Mix Asphalt
Sealed bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Okanogan County, in their office in the Granger Administrative Building, 123 5th Avenue N, Room 150, Okanogan, Washington 98840, until 11:00:00 AM, May 21, 2019 at which time they will be opened and publicly read.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
The project generally consists of supplying 1,000 Tons of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA). Point of delivery will be at the asphalt plant. Work is anticipated to occur in June, 2019.
Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA).
The board of County Commissioners reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bid(s) and to waive informalities in the bidding. The award(s) of this contract, if made, will be to the lowest responsible bidder(s). Material availability dates will also be a consideration in awarding the bid. Multiple contract awards may be made to guarantee the availability of HMA at the lowest available prices.
To be considered a responsible bidder, the asphalt plant shall be within 70 road miles of the project site. For the purposes of this requirement, the project site shall be the town of Mazama, WA.
Payment shall be made within thirty (30) days of receipt of the invoice for purchased materials.
OPENING TIME: 11:00 AM, Pacific Standard Time.
PLACE: Okanogan County Commissioner’s Office, at the Grainger Administration Building at 123 N. 5th Avenue, Room 150, Okanogan, WA 98840
Published in the Methow Valley News May 1, 8, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune May 2, 9, 2019. OVG854653
INVITATION TO BID
Sealed bids for County Wide Roadside Hazard Removal will be received by Okanogan County at the Office of the Board of County Commissioners, located on the first floor of the Grainger Administration Building, 123 Fifth Avenue North, Room 150, Okanogan, Washington. Mailed proposals must be received by no later than the last working day prior to the bid opening date. Hand carried proposals will be received only by the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners at the address stated above until 11:20 A.M. Pacific Time, Tuesday, May 21, 2019 and will then and there be opened and publicly read. No facsimiles or electronic proposals will be accepted.
All bid proposals shall be accompanied by a bid proposal deposit in the form of certified check, cashier’s check or surety bond in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the amount of such bid proposal. Should the successful bidder fail to enter into such contract and furnish a satisfactory performance bond within the time stated in the specifications, the bid proposal deposit shall be forfeited to Okanogan County.
Maps, plans and specifications are available upon payment of a non-refundable fee in the amount of $15 per USB Flash Drive or $65 per hard copy set, at the office of the County Engineer, 1234A 2nd Ave. South, Okanogan, WA 98840 or contact the Contracts Administrator at 509-422-7300. Bid proposals must be submitted on the original documents provided in the accompanying bid packet.
Informational copies of the maps, plans and specifications will be on file for inspection at the office of the County Engineer at the address noted above, the County website at www.okanogancounty.org/PW and in various plan centers located in Washington.
The County of Okanogan 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 ensure 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.
The Board of Commissioners of Okanogan County, reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive informalities in the bidding. The award of this contract, if made, will be to the lowest responsible bidder.
This is a Federally Funded project that provides for removal of fixed roadside hazards to reduce the severity of accidents at select locations, and other work, all in accordance with the Contract Plans, Contract Provisions, and the Standard Specifications.
Published in the Methow Valley News May 1, 8, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune May 2, 9, 2019. OVG854660
Lodging Tax Revenue Application
The Okanogan County is accepting applications for 2020 Lodging Tax Revenue that helps pay for marketing and promoting tourism related events or activities. Eligible applicants include certain non-profit entities and any municipality through a convention, visitors’ bureau or destination marketing organization for the following purposes:
1. Funding match for marketing and promotion of single events and festivals designed to attract tourists.
2. Funding operations and capital improvements of tourism-related facilities that enhance the tourism experience such as visitor’s information centers that are owned or operated by a municipality.
3. Funding match for Year-Round marketing and promotion of tourism attractions.
Go to okanogancounty.org to review the instructions, fill in and submit your 2020 Electronic application or print a paper copy, fill it out and deliver by mail or in person. For more information contact Lanie Johns by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, by telephone 509-422-7105, or stop in the Okanogan County Commissioners Office at 123 5th Ave, Okanogan.
Published in the Methow Valley News May 1, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune May 2, 2019. OVG854691
Final SEPA Determination
Bretz Large Lot Segregation 2019-1
The applicants, Joe and Renee Bretz, have submitted a large lot segregation application to divide parcels 3827133003, 3827142002 & 3827244004 into six 20 acre parcels. Large lot segregations are administered in accordance with OCC 16.10 and are exempt from RCW 58.17. The property is located in the Southwest corner of section 13, the Southeast corner of section 14 and the Northwest corner of section 24 all in Township 37 North, Range 27 East W.M. approximately .32 miles Southeast of Ellisforde, WA. near Pickens Mountain Rd. The tax parcel numbers are 3827133003, 3827142002 & 3827244004.
According to Washington State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) regulations, the office of Okanogan County Planning and Development issued a final environmental determination of non-significance (DNS) for this proposal. 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 May 17, 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. 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
Published in the Methow Valley News May 1, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune May 2, 2019. OVG854743
Notice of Final Decision
Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 3827041002, 3827042002 & 3827030021)
Proponent: Marvin & Virginia Grillo
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 May 1, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune May 2, 2019. OVG854740
Notice of Application and Threshold SEPA Determination
CUP 2019-3 Tillage Hill Weddings and Events
Notice is hereby given that an application has been submitted by Jessica Petter to permit an event center in accordance with Okanogan County Code 17A.220.010. The CUP, if approved, would allow a 6.2 acre parcel to be used for weddings and events that will host a maximum of 20 events per year and allow up to 200 guests. A 30’ x 90’ frame tent will be erected on an existing tennis court and the lawn area would be used for ceremonies. Events will be daytime and/or evening, between the hours of 8am and 10pm. Parking will be in a 40,000 square foot field on the property. Temporary sanitation facilities will be on-site for scheduled events. The event center will operate spring, summer and fall. The site is located at 435 Highway 153 near Pateros WA. on tax parcel number 3023290012. 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 May 16, 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 email@example.com
Published in the Methow Valley News May 1, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune May 2, 2019. OVG854749
Notice of Application and Threshold SEPA Determination
Eastlake Shores Long Plat 2019-1
Tim Pecha on behalf of Jake Barker submitted an application for a subdivision. Eight residential lots will be created on 8.44 acres. Lots range in size from approximately 0.62 acres to 2.28 acres. Water and sewer will be provided by the City of Oroville.
The property is located off of Eastlake Road approximately 2 ½ miles northerly of the City of Oroville on parcels 4027030019, & 4027040009.
Project comments for the subdivision must be submitted in writing. Project comments and SEPA comments will be reviewed separately. SEPA Comments must be submitted in writing, no later than 5:00 p.m., May 16, 2019. According to Washington State Environmental Policy Act regulations, Okanogan County Planning and Development issued an environmental determination of non-significance (DNS) for this proposal. Failure to comment by this date denies a party standing to appeal the final determination.
Information is available at the Office of Planning and Development. Direct questions and comments to: Charlene Schumacher, 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 May 1, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune May 2, 2019. OVG854753
Twisp River Floodplain Project Phase II, SEPA 2019-2
Threshold SEPA Determination
A Joint Aquatic Resource Permit Application (JARPA) has been submitted by Chris Johnson, Methow Salmon Recovery Foundation (MSRF). The Twisp River Floodplain project has been developed as a habitat restoration project to address the needs of ESA listed salmon species in the Methow Basin. The project seeks to restore habitat functions within the river channel and associated floodplain areas on the right and left bank of the Twisp River between River Mile 3.9 to 4.5 that have been degraded by past human activities, including levee construction, irrigation diversions, removal of riparian plantings, and other uses that interfere with natural river development processes.
The project includes two implementation sites within the SE SE 1/4 of Section 10, Township 33 N., Range 21 E. Willamette Meridian. Access for the right bank property is 224 Poorman Creek Road. Access for the left bank is 335 Twisp River Road.
Comments must be submitted in writing to the Okanogan County Office of Planning & Development, 123 5th Ave N Ste. 130, Okanogan, WA 98840, no later than May 16, 2019. Failure to comment by the due date above shall be determined to deny a party standing to appeal the final determination. Information is available at the Office of Planning and Development. Direct questions and comments to: Charlene Schumacher, 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 May 1, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune May 2, 2019. OVG854757
Notice of Public Hearing
OROVILLE RURAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES DISTRICT BALLOT PROPOSAL
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Okanogan Board of County Commissioners will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 to take public testimony regarding a resolution providing for the submission to the qualified electors of the Oroville Rural Emergency Medical Services District as defined by the unincorporated areas of School District No. 410, a proposition authorizing continuance and renewal of the property tax levy in an amount not to exceed $.50 per $1,000 assessed valuation for each of six consecutive years beginning in 2020 for the provision of Emergency Medical Services as provided in accordance with RCW 84.52.069.
If the Board decides to move ahead with the proposition, the County Auditor will be instructed to place the proposition on the August 6 Primary Elections ballot for the vote of the property owners within the unincorporated areas of School District No.410 to determine if the levy should continue and be renewed for the provision of emergency medical services.
The SEPA Responsible Official has determined this proposal is categorically exempt from environmental review in accordance with WAC 197-11-800 (14).
The public hearing will be conducted on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 3:15 PM in the Okanogan County Commissioners Hearing Room. Verbal testimony will be taken with a time limit of 3-5 minutes per speaker. Written comments may be submitted at the hearing. Written comments 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 Ste 150, Okanogan, WA 98840 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date of publishing is May 1 and May 2, 2019.
Information regarding this proposal can be obtained from: Okanogan County Commissioners Office, Clerk of the Board, 123 5th Avenue North, Suite 150 Okanogan, WA 98840 (509) 422-7100 or email@example.com .
Published in the Methow Valley News May 1, 2019; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune May 2, 2019. OVG854766