Public Hearing Notice
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 11:30 a.m. on Monday, February 6, 2023 and will be held in person and via ZOOM, in the County Commissioners’ Hearing Room. Those wishing to attend may do so in person or via the following Join Link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81624156174 Meeting ID: 816 2415 6174 or Telephone Audio only: +1 253 215 8782 Meeting ID: 816 2415 6174
The purpose of the hearing is to receive public comment for or against the consideration of a budget supplemental appropriation. The funds are within the Current Expense Fund 001 Beginning Fund Balance and will be transferred to Current Expense Reserve Fund 198 in the amount of $1,019,137.
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 in person or 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 January 25; February 1, 2023; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune January 26; February 2, 2023. OVG970169
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT:
There will be a SWAC (Solid Waste Advisory Committee) meeting on February 6, 2023 at 4:00pm at 1234-A 2nd Ave S, Okanogan WA 98840 in the Okanogan County Public Works conference room upstairs.
SWAC has one open position. Position #5 represents the Recycling Industry. Interested parties must submit a letter of interest to the address above.
Published in the Methow Valley News January 25; February 1, 2023; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune January 26; February 2, 2023. OVG970330
OCC 2.88 PUBLIC RECORDS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Okanogan County Prosecutor’s Office has proposed an ordinance that would amend Okanogan County Code (OCC) Chapter 2.88-Public Records. The amendment would update the county code chapter 2.88 consistent with RCW 42.56 Public Records Act and WAC 44-14 Public Records Act-Model Rules including the adoption of a public records request fee schedule.
The SEPA Responsible Official has determined this proposal is categorically exempt from environmental review in accordance with WAC 197-11-800 (19a).
A public hearing has been scheduled by the Okanogan County Board of County Commissioners. The public hearing will be conducted on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at 9:30 a.m. in the Commissioners Auditorium in the Virginia Grainger Building in Okanogan, WA. Verbal testimony will be taken with a time limit of 5 minutes per speaker. Written comments may be submitted at the hearing or prior to the hearing and may be submitted to Laleña Johns, Clerk of the Board, at 123 5th Ave N Suite 150, Okanogan, WA 98840 or at email@example.com. The hearing may be attended in person or via ZOOM: Audio & Video Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81624156174 Meeting ID: 816 2415 6174 or join audio only by phone: +1 253 215 8782 Meeting ID: 816 2415 6174
Information regarding this proposal can be obtained from: Okanogan County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Esther Milner, Chief Civil Deputy, firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-422-7280.
Published in the Methow Valley News February 1, 8, 2023; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune February 2, 9, 2023. OVG 970619
NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS
2023 – Liquid Asphalt Bid
Sealed Bids, plainly marked “Bid For 2023-Liquid Asphalt”, will be received by Okanogan County at the Office of the Board of County Commissioners located in the Grainger Administrative Building, 123 5th Avenue N, Room 150, Okanogan, Washington 98840, until 11:10AM, February 21, 2023 at which time they will be opened and publicly read.
The project generally consists of supplying liquid asphalt for Okanogan County Department of Public Works for the 2023 season.
Additional information and specifications may be obtained from the Okanogan County Department of Public Works, 1234-A 2nd Ave. S., Okanogan, WA 98840. (509) 422-7300.
The County of Okanogan in accordance with section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), commits to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability, in all of its programs and activities. This material can be made available in an alternate format by emailing Public Works at email@example.com or by calling collect (800) 833-6388.
The County of Okanogan, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.
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The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Multiple contract awards may be made to guarantee the availability of bulk asphalt products at the lowest available prices.
Published in the Methow Valley News February 1, 8, 2023; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune February 2, 9, 2023. OVG970770
NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS
2023 – SOIL STABILIZER
Sealed bids, plainly marked “BID FOR 2023 – Soil Stabilizer”, will be received by Okanogan County at the Office of the Board of County Commissioners located in the Grainger Administrative Building, 123 5th Avenue N, Room 150, Okanogan, WA, 98840, until 11:00 A.M. February 21, 2023 at which time they will be opened and publicly read.
Plans, specifications and bid documents may be obtained from the Public Works Department at no charge. Informational copies of the plans, specifications and bid documents are on file for inspection at the Okanogan County Public Works Building, 1234-A 2nd Ave. S., Okanogan, WA 98840. Phone (509) 422-7300 or online at www.okanogancounty.org/pw/
The Board of County Commissioners of Okanogan County, Washington, reserves the right to reject any and all bids. The award of this contract, if made, will be to the lowest responsible bidder.
The improvement for which bids will be received follows:
2023 – Soil Stabilizer
This contract provides for the placement of 946 Tons of Liquid Magnesium Chloride (30%) on selected county roads in Okanogan County, WA all in accordance with the Contract Plans, Contract Provisions and the Standard Specifications.
Published in the Methow Valley News February 1, 8, 2023; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune February 2, 9, 2023. OVG970773
Notice of Final Decision
Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 3528284005, 3528280002 & 3528212003)
Proponent: Russell Arndt
Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 7500080000 & 6220000100)
Proponent: David & Kellie Goetz and Darren Goetz
Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 8825310301, 8825310100, 3025070023 & 4500120008 valued with 8825310302)
Proponent: Goehry Property Management
Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 3629150018 & 3629150020)
Proponent: Lawrence & Donna Smith and Sandra Johnson
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 $1,250.00 appeal fee.
Published in the Methow Valley News February 1, 2023; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune February 2, 2023. OVG970776
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town of Twisp Planning Commission will hold a public hearing for the preliminary approval of the proposed Orchard Hills Planned Development. The proposal entails development of Parcel No. 3322180099 with 52 residential lots ranging in size from 3,630 sq ft to 8,903 sq.ft. with 3 open space tracts of 8,390 sq.ft., 116,669 sq.ft. and 171,156 sq ft. As a planned development the application requests that interior lots have a zero side yard setback. The proposed planned development is located west of the Painters Addition to Twisp with access from Harrison Street and proposed emergency access to Isabella Lane within the Town’s reservoir access easement, within Section 18, Township 33 N., Range 22 E.W.M. The public hearing will be held in the Council Chambers of the Twisp Civic Building at 118 S Glover on February 8, 2023 at 5:30 pm. Instructions to join the meeting online will be posted on the Town’s website in advance of the hearing at townoftwisp.com. Copies of the applications and related materials can be viewed on the Town’s website or be requested via phone or email through the Town Clerk’s office for the cost of reproduction. 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 January 25; February 1, 2023
NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING
CHEWUCH CANAL COMPANY
PO Box 234
Winthrop, WA. 98862
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the annual meeting of the stockholders of The Chewuch Canal Company will be held on Saturday, February 25th, 2023 at 1:00 pm downstairs in The Winthrop Barn.
On the agenda will be general business and election of directors. A vote will be held on piping the ditch above Pearrygin Lake
IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT YOUR STOCK BE REPRESENTED IN PERSON OR BY PROXY.
Dated at Winthrop this 31st day of January, 2023
Published in the Methow Valley News February 1, 8, 2023
In the Superior Court of the State of Washington for the County of Okanogan
In re the Estate of:
Donald Claude Frazier
Cause Number 23-4-00004-24
Please take notice:
The Above Court has appointed Codi Jane Frazier Marchand 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 me 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:
/s/Alexandria A. Burgett, Attorney for Codi Jane Frazier Marchand, Personal Representative.
MILLER & CHASE, PLLC
PO BOX 978
OKANOGAN, WA 98840
Published in the Methow Valley News February 1, 8, 15, 2023
STATE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT
Mitigated Determination of NonSignificance
January 23, 2023
Town of Twisp
Agency Contact: Kurt Danison. townplanner@townoftwisp,com, 509 997 4081
Agency File Number: PD22-02
Palm Investments North LLC/Jerry and Julie Palm of Winthrop, Washington have submitted a
revised application for preliminary approval of a 52 lot Planned Development to the Town of
Twisp. The proposal entails development of Parcel No. 3322180099 with 52 residential lots
ranging in size from 3,630 sq ft to 8,903 sq.ft. with 3 open space tracts of 8,390 sq.ft., 116,669
sq.ft. and 171,156 sq ft. As a planned development the application requests that interior lots have
a zero-side yard setback. The proposed planned development, which proposed streets, water and stormwater utilities built to Town standards, is located west of the Painters
Addition to Twisp with access from Harrison Street and proposed emergency access to Isabella
Lane within the Town’s reservoir access easement, within Section 18, Township 33 N., Range 22
Applicant: Palm Investments LLC
PO Box 322
Winthrop, WA 98862
The Town of Twisp has determined that this proposal will not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment. Pursuant to WAC 197-11-350(3), the proposal has been clarified, changed, and conditioned to include necessary mitigation measures to avoid, minimize or compensate for probable significant impacts. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030. The necessary mitigation measures are listed below, the Environmental Checklist is attached and the application, special studies and related materials are available at: townoftwisp.com.
This determination is based on the following findings and conclusions:
The application for the proposed planned development underwent a preliminary review process wherein a DNS was issued by the Town and was subject to numerous comments and several appeals. As a result the Town withdrew the DNS and provided the applicant with a list of items to address in a revised SEPA checklist and application for the planned development.
Many of the comments received on the SEPA DNS were more about the Town’s land use plans, codes and regulations, however, the following items have been addressed in the revised checklist (see attached copy the SEPA Checklist and special studies) and in the revised application for planned development.
1. Energy sources – woodstoves
2. Glare and light pollution – street and other lighting
3. Soils – geo hazard critical area, potential pesticide residue
4. Building Height, building materials and roof pitches – design standards
5. Traffic – volume, road capacity and emergency access
6. Wetlands – delineation
7. Stormwater – how will it be handled
This MDNS is issued under WAC 197-11-350 and the comment period will end on February 22, 2022. Kurt Danison, Town Planner, email@example.com. 509 997 4081
Appeal process: Appeals of environmental determinations under SEPA, Chapter 16.05 TMC, shall proceed as provided in that chapter.
List of Attachments (available at townoftwisp.com):
1. Land Use Application
2. Written PD Program and Specifications
3. Development Site Plan and Drawings
4. Preliminary Utilities and Specifications
5. SEPA Checklist
6. Wetlands Assessment
7. Geotechnical Report
8. Traffic Analysis
9. DOE Lead and Arsenic Testing Report
10. Limited Environmental Investigation
11. Booster Pump Water Pressure Calculations
12. Preliminary Stormwater Design Report
13. Landscaping Plan
Published in the Methow Valley News February 1, 2023