PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT:
The Okanogan County Central Landfill, Ellisforde Transfer Station, Bridgeport Transfer Station & Twisp Transfer Station will be closed on Saturday September 4th, 2021 in observance of Labor Day. Regular hours at all locations in effect Wednesday, September 1st, 2021.
Published in the Methow Valley News August 25; September 1, 2021; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune August 26; September 2, 2021. OVG936381
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. on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 and will be held in person or via ZOOM, in the County Commissioners’ Hearing Room. Those wishing to attend ZOOM may do so via the following: Join Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82715132030 Meeting ID: 827 1513 2030 Or Join by Phone: +1 253 215 8782 Or +1 346 248 7799 Or +1 669 900 9128 Meeting ID: 827 1513 2030. The purpose of the hearing is to receive public comment regarding several budget supplemental appropriations as follows: Building Dept Fund 423 in the amount of $12,000 from Beginning Fund Balance to be used for Software; Current Expense Planning Fund 001.005 in the amount of $89,500 from Water Resource Inventory Area 49 and will be used for Professional Services, Software, and Small Tools; Homeless Housing Fund 142 in the amount of $192,500 from Recording Fees, Beginning and Ending Fund Balances, and will be used for Community Development Services; Affordable Housing Fund 141 in the amount of $60,000 from the Beginning Fund Balance and Affordable Supportive Housing revenue and will be used for Community Development Services. The hearing will be held remotely or in person in the County Commissioners’ Hearing Room located at 123 5th Avenue North, Okanogan, Washington. Persons wishing to comment may attend the hearing or attend 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 August 25; September 1, 2021; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune August 26; September 2, 2021. OVG936383
Okanogan County office of Planning and Development notice to consultants for Administrative Services for the Methow Watershed Council (MWC).
The Okanogan County office of Planning and Development solicits statements of qualifications for administrative services related to watershed planning.
Project Description: The work to be performed consists of administrative services for the Methow Watershed Council as noted above. The scope of work to be performed may include the following;
1. Organizing and note-taking at one MWC evening meeting per month, including drafting agendas and preparing other materials, notifying members, managing attendance, and public notification.
2. Organizing and note-taking at one MWF meeting per month, including scheduling, preparing materials, and assisting with the meetings.
3. Organizing, attending and note-taking at other meetings as assigned, including ad hoc subcommittee meetings of the MWC, and with other groups working on related water issues.
4. Maintaining electronic and paper files.
5. Assisting with grant funding applications.
6. Assisting in printing and distribution of education and outreach materials, including website and other electronic media.
7. Assisting with organizing public meetings and presentations, and other tasks related to specific projects of the MWC
Submittals should be limited to 10, 8.5” by 11” single-sided pages and must include the following information: 1) Firm name, Principal in charge, phone number and email address 2) Key personnel to perform work; 3) Firm experience with same or similar projects; 4) Familiarity with relevant codes and standards; 5) Past performance/references; 6) Ability to meet schedule including projected timeline for completion of key steps; 7) Provide a work product sample from a similar project (i.e. minutes, notes, publications, etc.)
OKANOGAN COUNTY encourages disadvantaged, minority, and women-owned consultant firms to respond. Please submit TEN copies of your Statement of Qualifications to: Pete Palmer, Director, Okanogan County Planning, 123 5th Ave. N. Suite 130, Okanogan, WA 98840 by September 17, 2021 not later than 5:00 PM. No submittals will be accepted after that date and time. Any questions regarding this project should be directed to Pete Palmer at (509) 422-7218 or email@example.com. Persons with disabilities may call and request this information be prepared and supplied in alternate forms. The Commissioners’ Hearing Room is handicap accessible. Additional arrangements to reasonably accommodate special needs will be made upon receiving twenty-four (24) hours advance notice.
The Recipient, 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 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.
Published in the Methow Valley News September 1, 8, 2021; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune September 2, 9, 2021. OVG937041
Request for Proposal Title III Projects
Notice is hereby given that up to $134,000 is available to Okanogan County from Title III funds. The county and applicable agencies may use the funds in accordance with the authorized uses as set out in Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000] [As Amended Through P.L. 116-94]
Applicable agencies may submit proposals, which describe activity to be performed on Federal Forest Land that qualify under the Act for consideration. Title III Project Submission Forms are available by contacting Lanie Johns, Clerk of the Board for Okanogan County at 509-422-7105 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
County projects may include activities on Federal Forest Land to carry out Fire Wise Community Programs that provide education to homeowners in fire-sensitive ecosystems and assistance with implementing Firewise techniques for home landscaping that increases the protection of people and property from wildfire, and for costs of Search and Rescue services performed on Federal Forest Land as required by the Act; and to cover training costs and equipment purchases directly related to emergency services performed on Federal land and paid for by the participating county.
The initiation to obligate funding for county projects is open for public comment for a period of 45 days.
Notice is also given that the project proposals will be considered by the Board of County Commissioners on October 19, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. in the Commissioners Hearing Room located 123 5th Avenue North, Rm 150, Okanogan, WA 98840. Those wishing to attend may do so via Zoom: Join Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83461745292 Meeting ID: 834 6174 5292 or Join by Phone: +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 9128 Meeting ID: 834 6174 5292.
Proposals are due no later than September 17, 2021. Please mail or submit proposals and/or comments to: Okanogan County Commissioners’, Attn: Lanie Johns, 123 5th Avenue North, Rm 150, Okanogan, WA 98840 or email the completed proposal in pdf format to email@example.com by the deadline.
Once project proposals are submitted, they will be available for review at the Okanogan County Commissioners office. To request a review copy or for further information contact Lanie Johns at the Commissioner’s office, 509 422- 7105 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Published in the Methow Valley News September 1, 8, 2021; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune September 2, 9, 2021. OVG937043
Notice of Final SEPA and Hearing Date
CUP 2020-5 Rest & Ride Horse Park
Notice is hereby given that an application has been submitted by Ryan Marchant and Shauna Beeman to permit a RV park with horse corrals. The CUP, if approved, would allow one acre of a 19.51 acre parcel to be used for an RV park. The proposal will include 11 full hookup RV camp spaces, 8 to 10 horse pen/corrals each 10’ x 10’ in size, a 10’ x 16’ picnic shelter, and a 10’ x 12’ building for bathroom, shower, and laundry. The RV park will operate year-round. Water will be provided by an exempt well. The site is located on Engh Rd. near Omak WA, on tax parcel number 3427304012.
The SEPA responsible official after reviewing all comments has placed additional conditions and issued a final MDNS.
A public hearing is scheduled for September 23, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. over Zoom at which time the Hearings Examiner will hear verbal testimony on the issue. A link to join the hearing will be set up on the Planning Departments website or you may join at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86861281269 Meeting ID: 868 6128 1269. You may also join by phone by dialing +1 253 215 8782, +1 669 900 9128, +1 346 248 7799 Meeting ID: 868 6128 1269. Long distance charges may apply.
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. 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, Pam Wyllson, Planner 1 (509) 422-7122.
Published in the Methow Valley News September 1, 2021; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune September 2, 2021. OVG937046
Notice of Final Decision
Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcel 6800080002 & 6800140000)
Proponent: Marion Tibbs
Project: Boundary Line Adjustment (parcels 3521350096, 3521350095 & 3521350037)
Proponent: Martens Properties LLC
Project: Boundary Line Adjustment (parcels 3422310048 & 3422323005)
Proponent: Charles & Youngme Lehman
Project: Boundary Line Adjustment (parcels 6040202900, 6040202800 & 6040200200)
Proponent: James & Abby Brousseau
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 September 1, 2021; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune September 2, 2021. OVG937047
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY
In re the Estate of:
ARTHUR EDWIN ZINK
Probate No. 21-4-00090-24
PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS (RCW 11.40.030)
The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this Estate. Any person having a claim against the Decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the Court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) thirty days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the Decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets.
Date of first publication: August 18, 2021
Personal Representative: Richard “Shawn” Zink
Attorney for Personal Representative: Peg R. Callaway
Address for Mailing or Service: 700-A Okoma Drive, Omak, WA 98841
Court of probate proceedings and cause number: Okanogan County Superior Court, Probate Cause No. 21-4-00090-24
Dated this 12th day of August, 2021.
CALLAWAY LAW OFFICE PLLC
Peg R. Callaway; WSBA #13786
Attorney for Estate
Published in the Methow Valley News August 18, 25; September 1, 2021
FOR SALE by Okanogan County Fire Dist. 6
Fire District #6 is giving notice of property declared surplus/obsolete. Sealed bids will be accepted until 09-9-2021 2:00PM. Bids can be sent to PO Box 895 Winthrop, WA 98862 or delivered to 434 W. 2nd Ave. Twisp, WA Mon through Thurs. between 9:00AM and 4:00 PM. Bids must be marked “2021 Surplus Items” on the sealed envelope.
Surplus items for sale include:
• 2 – 4000-watt Dayton Generator Model 3ZC39
• 1991 Waterous fire pump Model PB18-G2015
• 1994 Waterous fire pump Model PB18-3030C
• 3500-watt Honda generator Model GPN40-H
• 1989 Ford F350 CREW CAB 2X4
• 1990 Ford F-350 REGULAR CAB 4X4
• 1990 Ford F-350 REGULAR CAB 4X4 (not drivable, used for spare parts)
• 2002 Ford F-250 CREW CAB 4X4
• Elliot Magnatek 9.6kw NG Generator Model HSN-10 (natural gas)
• Honda EG3500 generator
• Hypress 5000 psi STANDARD HORIZONTAL H10 three stage compressor with blast cabinet
All surplus items are sold “as is”, “where is” and has no warranty expressed or implied. Purchasers are responsible for removal of items purchased.
Contact Chief Cody Acord for additional information at 509-997-2981 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Published in the Methow Valley News August 25; September 1, 8, 2021
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Town of Twisp
Biosolids Dewatering and Lift Station No.2 Improvement’s Project
Sealed bids will be received by the Town of Twisp, Washington (Owner) at the Town Hall, 110 E. 2nd Ave, until September 23, 2021, 1:00 PM, local time. At that time the Bids will be opened and read aloud virtually via the following link: https://meet.google.com/hgv-sdub-bfu
You can also dial in using your phone to
United States:+1 414-858-7165
Access Code: 934 096 923#
A bid summary will be issued after opening, emailed to all bidders and posted on the Varela website.
The Project includes construction of the Screw Press Dewatering Addition, Lift Station No.2 Improvement’s, and Pre-Engineered Metal Building. Major elements of work generally include:
Schedule A: Biosolids Dewatering
The work generally consists of the following elements:
• Construction of an approximate 1150 sf cmu and wood frame addition to the existing dewatering building for biosolids storage. Addition includes under slab piping, and electrical improvements
• Removal of existing dewatering equipment including associated pumps, piping, concrete supports, electrical and controls
• Installation of new Owner Furnished Contractor Installed (OFCI) mechanical dewatering equipment package – OFCI equipment package includes mechanical dewatering equipment, polymer mix and injection system, and electrical and controls panels. Installation includes some exposed and below slab piping modification
• Removal of existing polymer injection system and associated piping and controls.
• Replacing existing non-potable water piping, and installation of vfd for existing pumps, reinstallation of existing chemical injection pumps, new flow pacing flow meters, controls and appurtenances.
Schedule B: Lift Station No.2 Improvements
The work generally consists of the following elements:
• Temporary bypass pumping of wastewater for the duration of construction
• Abandon and demolish an existing underground generator structure including salvage of existing equipment
• Removal of existing electrical panels and equipment, pumps, piping and valves from an existing underground drywell pump structure, including salvage of existing equipment
• Installation of new pump system, equipment, piping and valves inside an existing underground drywell pump structure
• Associated electrical improvements and backup generator.
• Construction of an approximate 345 sf masonry and wood frame structure to house the pump station electrical power and control panels, water supply and emergency standby generator
• Site improvements including replacement of existing chain link fence, double leaf gate, storm drainage drywell and swale, site grading, hydroseeding and gravel surfacing
Schedule C: Pre-Engineered Metal Building
The work generally consists of the following elements:
• Construction of a 36 ft by 62 ft pre-engineered metal building. Building elements include:
o Concrete footings, foundation wall and slab-on-grade,
o Pre-engineered metal building – structure, walls, standing seam roof, insulation, vapor barrier, interior sheathing, etc.,
o Under-slab drainage piping,
o 3 – 14 ft automatic overhead doors,
o Electrical and lighting fixtures.
The BIDDING DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations:
2. Visit www.varelaplanroom.com under “Public Jobs”. Prospective bidders may view digital files at no cost.
Proposals must be submitted on the forms provided in the Contract Documents. To Bid the project, Bidder shall be on the Plan Holders List. A full set of the BIDDING DOCUMENTS may be purchased at the office of Varela Engineering & Management, 601 W. Mallon Ave., Suite A, Spokane, WA 99201, here after referred to as the Issuing Agent, for $30.00 per set (non-refundable, see address prior). 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.
For additional information regarding this project, contact Jeff Moran, or Kurt Holland at Varela Engineering & Management at (509) 328-6066 or email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For other requirements regarding bid submittal, qualifications, procedures, and contract award, refer to the Instructions to Bidders and other documents that are included in the Bidding Documents.
A certified or bank cashier’s check in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid amount, payable to the Town of Twisp, or bid bond executed by a licensed bonding company is required with each bid. 100% performance and payment bonds will be required from the successful bidder.
The Town of Twisp is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Small, minority- and women-owned businesses are encouraged to submit bids. All work performed on the project will be subject to the higher of prevailing state or federal Davis-Bacon wage rates. This project is funded by a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Washington State Community Development Block Grant program.
This project is funded by a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Washington State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and through U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDA-RD) program.
American Iron and Steel
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 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 following waivers apply to this Contract:
Pig iron and direct reduced iron
This Advertisement is issued by:
Owner: Town of Twisp
By: Soo Ing Moody
Date: August 25, 2021
Published in the Methow Valley News September 1, 8, 15, 2021
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of Twisp will hold a closed record public hearing at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, to hear the appeal of the administrative denial of a boundary line adjustment submitted by Mary McCrea of Twisp, Washington. This hearing will be held 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. 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 September 1, 8, 2021