Notice of Special Election
Okanogan County, State of Washington
Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021
A Primary Election will be held in the below mentioned districts for the purpose of submitting to the voters for their approval or rejection the following.
Douglas/Okanogan County Hospital District No. 1 Proposition One-year Special Levy
City of Pateros Proposition No. 1 Sales and Use Tax Transportation Improvements
City of Pateros Council Position 1
Bridgeport School District #75 Director District Position 2
Nespelem School District #14 Director District Position 5
Lake Chelan School District #129J Director District Position 1
The registration deadline for online registrations, mail-in registrations and transfers is July 26th, 2021. Any qualified elector who is not registered to vote may register to vote in person at the Auditor’s Office up to and including August 3rd, 2021.
You can register or obtain registration forms at the Auditor’s Office, on line at www.votewa.gov, and Department of Licensing.
The Okanogan County Auditor’s Office, 149 3rd Ave N, Room 104, at the County Courthouse, will be open so voters may obtain replacement ballots, drop off voted ballots, obtain provisional ballots, and use the Accessible Voting Units, at the following times.
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM July 16th, 2021- August 2nd, 2021
On Election Day only, August 3rd, 2021, 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM.
Drop box locations open for the August 3rd, 2021 Primary Election:
Auditors office- 149 3rd Ave N, Rm 104
Omak – Next to Police Station, 8 N Ash, Omak
Omak- Casino parking lot, 28968 HWY 97
Pateros -180 Pateros Mall in parking lot, Pateros
Twisp – Temporary- 110 E 2nd Ave, City Hall, Twisp
Winthrop- 51 Hwy 20- At the Red barn
Nespelem- Tribal Agency- 21 Colville St
Coulee Dam- 300 Lincoln Ave, City Hall
Voters needing additional information or assistance with voter registration forms or voting may call (509) 422-7240. Voters unable to use the mail-in ballot may use the Accessible Voting Unit available at the County Auditor’s Office.
Ballots require no postage and must be postmarked by the day of the election. Check with your local Post Office for deadlines to have your ballot postmarked properly.
For additional information on the election or regarding voter registration.
Local newspaper, radio, and TV
Meetings of the Okanogan County Canvassing Board are open, public meetings and shall be continued until the activities for which the following meetings are held have been completed. Canvass Board meetings are held in the Okanogan County Auditor’s Office, 149 3rd Ave N, Room 104, at the County Courthouse, in Okanogan.
Thursday, August 12th, 2021 at 2:00 PM to determine the status of any provisional or challenged ballots
Tuesday, August 17th, 2021 at 2:00 PM to canvass the votes cast and certify the election
This notice is in accordance with RCW 29A.52.
Dated at Okanogan, Washington this 22nd day of June, 2021.
Cari Hall, Okanogan County Auditor and Ex-Officio Supervisor of Elections
Jamie Groomes, Chief Deputy/Elections Administrator
Published in the Methow Valley News July 14, 2021; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune July 15, 2021. OVG932381
Notice of Final Decision
Project: Boundary Line Adjustment (parcels 6010800000 & 6010790000)
Proponent: Edward Plumb
The Okanogan County Office of Planning and Development made a final decision on the above-noted projects. Within 20 days of publication, parties with standing may appeal these decisions 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 July 14, 2021; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune July 15, 2021. OVG932567
Public Hearing Notice
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 2:30 p.m. a.m. on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 and will be held via ZOOM, in the County Commissioners’ Hearing Room. Those wishing to attend may do so via the following: Join Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83836312241 Meeting ID: 838 3631 2241 Or Join by Phone: +1 253 215 8782 Or +1 669 900 9128 Or +1 346 248 7799 Meeting ID: 838 3631 2241. The purpose of the hearing is to receive public comment for or against the consideration of a budget supplemental appropriation regarding Fair Fund 112 in the amount of $1,000. The funds are from Contributions and Donations and will be appropriated to Repairs and Maintenance. The hearing will be held remotely in the County Commissioners’ Hearing Room located at 123 5th Avenue North, Okanogan, Washington. Persons wishing to comment may attend the hearing via Zoom to be called on for comment or submit comments in writing to the Commissioners’ Office at 123 5th Avenue North, Rm 150, Okanogan, Washington 98840, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Published in the Methow Valley News July 14, 2021; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune July 15, 2021. OVG932602
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of Twisp will hold a public hearing to discuss the dissolution of the Twisp Public Development Authority on Tuesday, July 27th, 2021 at 5:30 pm remotely through the Twisp Council Meeting via GoTo Meeting. Instructions to join the meeting will be posted on the Town’s website in advance of the meeting at townoftwisp.com. Copies of the draft resolution, and PDA Charter can be requested via phone or email through the Town Clerk’s office. If you have any questions, or would like to submit a comment in advance, please contact Randy Kilmer, Clerk/Treasurer – 509-997-4081.
Published in the Methow Valley News June 23; July 14, 2021
METHOW VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 350
OKANOGAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON
NOTICE OF MEETING TO ADOPT 2021-2022 BUDGET AND CONDUCT PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE is hereby given, pursuant to RCW 28A.505.050 and RCW 28A.505.060, that the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Methow School District No. 350, Okanogan, County, Washington (the “District”) will hold a regular meeting on July 29, 2021, commencing at 5:30 PM in the district office, located at 18 Twin Lakes Rd., Winthrop, Washington. The meeting is called for the purpose of fixing and adopting the budget of the District for the ensuing 2020-21 fiscal year. Prior to adoption of the 2021-22 budget, the Board will hold a hearing for the purpose of receiving comments from the public on the 2021-22 budget. Any person may appear at the hearing and be heard for or against any part of the 2021-2022 budget, the four year budget plan, or any proposed changes to uses of enrichment funding under RCW 28A.505.240 (a/k/a Educational Programs and Operation Levy). Upon conclusion of the hearing, the Board shall fix and determine the appropriation from each fund contained in the 2021-2022 budget and shall, by resolution, adopt the 2021-2022 budget, the four year budget plan summary, and the four-year enrollment projection. 2021-2022 budget information is available on the District website methow.org or may be obtained by contacting the district office at 509-996-9205.
METHOW VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO.350
OKANOGAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON
/s/ Tom Venable
Superintendent and Secretary to the Board of Directors
Published in the Methow Valley News July 14, 21, 2021