NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Okanogan Board of County Commissioners will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, April 28 at 10:30 a.m. in the Commissioners Hearing Room, in order to take public testimony regarding a resolution which would declare certain County owned property surplus to the needs of the county. The surplus items are intended to be sold or disposed of at a public surplus auction sale by electronic media.
The public hearing will be conducted on Tuesday, April 28 at 10:30 a.m. in the Commissioners Auditorium in the Virginia Grainger Building located at 123 5th Ave N, Okanogan, WA. Verbal testimony will be taken at the hearing. Written comments may be submitted at the hearing or 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 April 15-16, and April 22-23, 2020.
The proposed list of surplus items will be available at the hearing and can be obtained from: Okanogan County Clerk of the Board, Lanie Johns by either calling 509-422-7105 or by mailing a request to Lanie Johns at 123 5th Ave N, Okanogan, WA 98840. Or by email email@example.com
Published in the Methow Valley News April 15, 22, 2020; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune April 16, 23, 2020. OVG896088
NOTICE OF REMOTE PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Due to the COVID-19 a Public Hearing will be held REMOTELY by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. Those wishing to attend the Public Hearing can attend via ZOOM Audio by dialing +1 301-715-8592 and when prompted enter Meeting ID 813 044 802.
The purpose of the public hearing is to review community development and housing needs, inform citizens of the availability of funds and eligible uses of the state Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), and receive comments on proposed activities, particularly from lower income persons residing in Okanogan County.
$84,171 is proposed to be available annually to the county and Okanogan County Community Action Council to fund public services that principally benefit low-and-moderate in come persons.
An overview of the proposed public services grant application will be available for review from the County Commissioners’ office Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Due to COVID-19 and Governor’s order, please call in advance to arrange pick-up of the information 509-422-7105 or email Lanie Johns at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comments on the county’s and community action program and the program’s past performance and use of the 2019 CDBG Public Services Grant will also be received. Comments may be submitted either by mail to the above address or by email to email@example.com.
A Spanish speaking interpreter will be available. The commissioners’ hearing room is handicap accessible. Additional arrangements to reasonable accommodate special needs will be made upon receiving 24-hour advance notice. You may contact the Commissioners’ Office at 509-422-7100.
Published in the Methow Valley News April 15, 22, 2020; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune April 16, 23, 2020. OVG896443
Notice of Final Decision
Davis Lake Vault Toilet Replacement SE 2020-5
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Stephanie Kuhns, WDFW has submitted a Joint Aquatic Resource Permit Application (JARPA) for an Okanogan County Shoreline Exemption.
The proposed project is to remove and replace the vault toilet. The vault toilet will be pumped out. The top half will be removed with an excavator. The vault portion will be crushed in place, removed from the site, and properly disposed of. An excavator will excavate 1’ below grade of the new vault. 1’ of structural fill will be installed in place leveled and compacted bringing grade up to the bottom of vault level. The new vault will be set in place, the gasket will be installed around the vault and the house will be placed on top. Common borrow fill will be placed pneumatically compacted in 1’ lifts up to 6” below final grade. Crushed surface top course will be placed and compacted matching the existing grade.
The project is intended to repair and repave the existing roadway accessing recreational area at Leader Lake. Plans are to recycle existing broken surface asphalt into the road subgrade followed by grading and applying a 2-inch pavement overlay on roadway and existing parking area. Additional crushed road may be brought in to provide adequate grade to roadway.
The project is in Township 34 North, Range 22E.W.M. in Section 17 on parcel # 3422170016 approximately 2 1/2 miles southeasterly of the Town of Winthrop, WA
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 April 22, 2020; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune April 23, 2020. OVG896722
Notice of Final Decision
Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 6000320000 & 6040101900)
Proponent: Brett & Karen Smith
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 April 22, 2020; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune April 23, 2020. OVG896911
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
TOWN OF TWISP
WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT
Separate sealed bids will be received by the Town of Twisp at the City Hall, located at 118 S. Glover St, Twisp, WA 98856 until 1:00 PM, April 29, 2020, and publicly opened and read aloud at that time. Due to Covid 19 protocol, the public opening will be performed electronically. Participation instructions will be posted on the Town’s website one week prior to the bid opening.
The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations.
2. Varela & Associates, Inc., 601 W. Mallon Ave Ste A, Spokane, WA 99201 (509) 328-6066
3. Various plan centers – call Varela & Associates or visit www.varela-engr.com for list.
This is for work to install approximately 4,800 lineal feet of water main in existing roads with associated services and appurtenances. There is also approximately 12 lineal feet of sanitary sewer main repair, and stormwater facilities.
The project is located within the Town of Twisp city limits, rights-of-way and easements.
Proposals must be submitted on the forms provided in the Contract Documents. Bid bonds in an amount not less than 5% of the amount bid are to be made payable to the Town of Twisp. 100% performance and payment bonds will be required from the successful bidder.
The project is being funded by a grant/loan program from the United States department of Agriculture Rural Development program. Schedule A and Alternate 1 of this project is subject to Section 746 of Title VII of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017, American Iron and Steel Requirements.
Section 746 of Title VII of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017 (Division A – Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017) and subsequent statutes mandating domestic preference applies an American Iron and Steel requirement to this project. All listed iron and steel products used in this project must be produced in the United States. The term “iron and steel products” means the following products made primarily of iron or steel: lined or unlined pipes and fittings, manhole covers and other municipal castings, hydrants, tanks, flanges, pipe clamps and restraints, valves, structural steel, reinforced precast concrete, and construction materials. The deminimis and minor components waiver apply to this contract.
The Town of Twisp reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive technicalities, and in its sole judgement, accept the bid which it deems is in its best interest. Additional bid acceptance and contract award provisions are specified in the Contract Documents.
Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be purchased at the office of Varela & Associates, Inc., here after referred to as the Issuing Agent, for $30.00 per set (non-refundable, see address above). For additional information regarding this project, contact Mark Johnson, at Varela & Associates, Inc., at (509) 328-6066 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Published in the Methow Valley News April 8, 15, 22, 2020
NEGOTIATION OF STATE LEASES WITH EXISTING LESSEES BETWEEN JUNE AND JULY 2020 EXPIRES: SEPTEMBER 2020
10-B60739-GRAZING-SW1/4SE1/4, N1/2SE1/4, SE1/4SW1/4, Section 8, Township 32 North, Range 22 East, W.M.
Written request to lease must be received by May 25, 2020, 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 April 22, 2020
Notice of Adoption – Ordinance #756
AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF TWISP, WASHINGTON, ADOPTING A COVID-19 PANDEMIC UTILITY BILLING PROCEDURE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Said ordinance may be examined at the Twisp Town Hall during regular business hours or mailed upon request.
This notice is given by order of the Town Council and pursuant to RCW 35.27.300.
Dated this 14th day of April 2020.
Randy Kilmer, Clerk/Treasurer, Town of Twisp, Washington.
Published in the Methow Valley News April 22, 2020
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID
TWISP CIVIC BUILDING
Sealed bids will be received by The Town of Twisp, in the Council Room located at 118 S. Glover Street, Twisp, WA 98856, for the construction of the Twisp Civic Building. Sealed Base Bids must be received by May 20, 2020, 2:00 p.m., local time, and must be marked “Sealed Bid –Twisp Civic Building”. Bids received after this time will not be considered. Sealed bids will be opened and publicly read May 20, 2020, 2:00 p.m. Due to Covid 19 protocol, the public opening will be performed electronically. Participation instructions will be issued via addendum and also posted on the Town of Twisp’s website.
Project documents are available at www.architectswestplans.com. Bidders may download digital files at no cost; Hardcopy sets are available with a refundable deposit of $300.00 per set plus a non-refundable fee of $30.00 per set for handling to be submitted by separate checks. General Contractor may obtain two (2) sets of documents; Mech/Elec/First Tier subcontractors may obtain one (1) set of documents via checks payable to Architects West and mailed to Abadan Reprographics, 603 E. 2nd Ave., Spokane, WA 99202. Deposits will be returned on receipt of documents for a period of ten days after bid opening, provided they are complete and in clean, usable condition. Additional or partial sets may be purchased. Bidders are encouraged to register as a plan holder at www.architectswestplans.com, and select “Add me as a Plan Holder”. Questions regarding the plan room contact Auron (509) 747-2964 or email@example.com.A complete set of contract documents will also be filed with the Plan Centers listed at www.architectswestplans.com.
A non-mandatory Pre-Bid Conference has been scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. Due to Covid 19 protocol, the Pre-Bid Conference will be performed electronically. Participation instructions will be issued via addendum and also posted on the Town of Twisp’s website.
No bidder may withdraw his bid after hour set for opening thereof, unless award is delayed for a period exceeding 60 days. The Town of Twisp reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities or irregularities in any bid.
TOWN OF TWISP
Randy Kilmer, Clerk/Treasurer
Published in the Methow Valley News April 22, 29, 2020