April 27, 2015

Legals

WHITMAN COUNTY,
STATE OF WASHINGTON
NOTICE TO PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONSULTANTS
FOR
Public Works Request
for Proposals (RFP)
Orthophotography
Whitman County, Washington is seeking a qualified consulting firm to acquire color digital aerial photography in summer 2015.
PROJECT DESCRIPTION
The work to be performed by the CONSULTANT consists of acquiring color digital aerial photography in summer 2015, and to produce digital orthophoto tiles, with associated metadata, for Whitman County, Washington.
SUBMITTAL
Submittals should include firm name, contact information, name of Principal-in-Charge and project manager, firm and personnel qualifications. Submittals will be evaluated and ranked based on the proposal components. Emphasis will be placed on experience/references. The complete Request for Proposals (RFP) document will be on the Whitman County website: www.whitmancounty.org

Please submit proposals to: Mark Storey, Whitman County Engineer, P.O. Box 430, N 310 Main, Colfax, WA 99111 by 5:00 pm May 22, 2015. Neither late nor electronically submitted proposals will be accepted. The contact person will be Jeff Marshall or Dean Cornelison (509) 397-6206.
Whitman County, 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 insure 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.
DATED this 20th day of April 2015.
Maribeth Becker, CMC, Clerk of the Board 17/2
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
City of Tekoa
Park Street Reconstruction Project
Sealed bids will be received until 10:00:00 a.m, Friday, May 1, 2015 at the Tekoa City Hall, 419 Washington St. (P.O. Box 927), Tekoa, WA, 99033, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

The project generally consists of the following work:

The project will reconstruct Park Street from Howard Street to about 200-ft south of the Park St./Park St intersection.
• Base Bid Schedule work consists of reconstructing and widening approximately 1,040 linear feet of paved roadway, constructing new curb, sidewalk, pedestrian ramps, drainage improvements, guardrail, pavement striping, wetland mitigation planting, and related appurtenances.

Fifty (50) working days will be allowed to complete the work for project.

Each proposal must be submitted on the prescribed form and accompanied by cash, a certified check, cashier’s check, or bid bond, payable to the City of Tekoa, in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the amount bid. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a performance bond and payment bond, each in the full amount of the contract price.

Contract documents may be examined at the following locations:
1. Tekoa City Hall, 419 Washington St., Tekoa, WA, 99033
2. Century West Engineering, 11707 E. Montgomery Drive, Spokane, WA 99206
3. Associated General Contractors, 4935 E. Trent, Spokane, WA 99212
4. Spokane Construction Council, 209 N Havana St., Spokane, WA 99202
5. Associated Builders and Contractors, 1760 E. Trent Avenue, Spokane, WA 99202
6. Lewiston-Clarkston Plan Service, 2117 12th Ave., Lewiston, ID 83501

Contract documents may be procured from Century West Engineering upon payment of a $40.00 non-refundable plan fee for each set. A Pre-Bid meeting will be held on 1:00 p.m., Thursday April 23, 2015 at the Tekoa City Hall, to answer questions about the project. For information regarding the proposed work, contact Bryan Hicks of Century West Engineering at (509) 838-3810.

This project will be funded through the Washington State Transportation Improvement Board. Neither the State of Washington nor any of its departments or employees are, or shall be, a party to any contract or subcontract resulting from this solicitation of bids. All work performed will be subject to State prevailing wage rates.

The City shall have the right to reject any or all bids not accompanied by bid security or data required by the bidding documents or a bid in any way incomplete or irregular. Award of the construction contract is contingent upon approval by the funding agency.

The City of Tekoa is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firms are encouraged to submit bids.

Kynda Browning
City Clerk 16/2
ORDINANCE NO. 348
AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF ENDICOTT, WASHINGTON, adopting Endicott Municipal Code §15.04.050, thereby
establishing a building permit fee, to be fixed by resolution
of the Town Council.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF
ENDICOTT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. There is hereby adopted as Endicott Municipal Code §15.04.050 the following:
“16.04.050 – Building- Permit Required – Exception – Fees. A. No building or structure regulated by this chapter shall be erected, constructed, enlarged, altered, repaired, moved, improved, or converted unless a separate building permit has first been obtained from the building inspector or designee, except:
(1) the installation of a manufactured storage building:
whose exterior dimensions are no greater than 12 feet wide and 16 feet long;
that has an earthen or removable floor;
that is not connected to public utilities; and
that is not located closer than 6 feet from a property
boundary,
shall not require a building permit.

(2) Any work requiring a gas line inspection will not require a building permit but will require payment of a $25.00 fee each time it is inspected.

B. There shall be a fee assessed for each building permit issued by the Town. The building permit fee must be paid before the permit is issued. All building permit fees shall be as fixed from time-to-time by resolution of the Town Council.”

Section 2. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect five (5) days after it, or a summary thereof, is published in the Town’s official newspaper.

PASSED 14 April, 2015.
APPROVED
Dave W. Bilow, mayor
ATTEST
Laura Jones, Clerk
Approved as to form:
Stephen Bishop, Town Attorney
Passed: 4-14-15
Published: 4-23-15-
Effective date: 4-28-15 17/1
SUPERIOR COURT OF
WASHINGTON FOR WHITMAN COUNTY

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF
GENE LUDEN,
Deceased.

NO. 15-4-00046-8
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 claims 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 as 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(l)(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: April 16, 2015

STEPHEN BISHOP, Personal Representative

IRWIN MYKLEBUST SAVAGE & BROWN, P.S. Attorneys for Personal Representative

By:
Kelly N. Brown
WSBA No. 4681

Address for Mailing or Service:
Irwin, Myklebust, Savage & Brown, P.S. P.O. Box 604 / 1230 SE Bishop Blvd. Pullman, WA 99163-0604 509.332.3502

Court of probate proceedings and cause number:
Superior Court of Whitman County, Washington Cause No. 15-4-00046-8 16/3
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON
IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE
OF
VERNON D. HENNING,
Deceased.
NO. 15-4-00044-1
PROBATE NOTICE TO
CREDITORS
(RCW 11.40.070)

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 as 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; 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 April 16, 2015
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVECAROL A. HENNING
ATTORNEYS FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE LIBEY & ENSLEY, PLLC
BRUCE ENSLEY
ADDRESS FOR MAILING OF SERVICE P.O. Box 619
North 409 Main Street
Colfax, WA 99111-0619
Telephone: 509-397-4345 16/3
SUPERIOR COURT OF
WASHINGTON FOR WHITMAN COUNTY

PG & GG L.L.C., a limited liability company,
Plaintiff,
vs.

M.D. HENRY, individually, and the marital community of M.D. HENRY and JANE DOE HENRY, if any, and LAUREL H. GOFF, ARTHUR A. HENRY, HAROLD H. HENRY, and MABEL H. TATHAM; HARRY E. SEVER and CLARA B. SEVER, individually and the marital community composed thereof; CHARLES MOORE and JULIA MOORE, individually and the marital community composed thereof, and MILES C. MOORE and JOSEPHUS M. MOORE; and all parties, known or unknown, claiming any right, title, estate or interest in the real property described in the Complaint, either as assigns, heirs or devisees of the above-named parties or otherwise.
Defendants.

NO. 15-2-00054-1
SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF WASHINGTON to M.D. HENRY, JANE DOE HENRY, LAUREL H. GOFF, ARTHUR A. HENRY, HAROLD H. HENRY, MABEL H. TATHAM, HARRY E. SEVER, CLARA B. SEVER, CHARLES MOORE, JULIA MOORE, MILES C. MOORE, JOSEPHUS M. MOORE, and to all other persons or parties unknown claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described in the Complaint in this action, defendants:
You, and each of you, are hereby summoned to appear within 60 days after April 16, 2015, and defend the above-entitled action in the above-entitled Court and answer the Complaint of the plaintiff and serve a copy of your answer upon the undersigned attorney for the plaintiff, at the address stated below; and in case of your failure to do so, judgment will be rendered against you according to the demands of the Complaint in this action which has been filed with the Clerk of said Court.
The object of this action is to quiet title in plaintiff to real estate in Whitman County, Washington, described as follows:
A parcel of land situate within the northeast quarter of Section 6, and the northwest quarter of Section 5, Township 14North,Range 45 East,W.M.,Whitman County, State of Washington, and is further described as follows: A portion of the former Union Pacific Railroad property within the City of Pullman;
BEGINNING at the intersection of the westerly right-of-way (R.O.W.) boundary of Grand Avenue in Pullman and a line drawn 10 feet northerly of the (outermost) through track asmeasured fromthe center of said track, as existing; thence westerly, along a line parallel to and 10 feet northerly of said (outermost) through track, to Station 985+89.8 (as described in Quitclaim Deed fromPalouse River and Coulee City Railroad, Inc., to State of Washington, Department of Transportation as filed under File No. 668414 records of said county);
Thence northerly, perpendicular to said (outermost) through track, 40 feet to the northerly R.O.W. boundary of said R.R.; thence easterly along said northerly R.O.W. boundary, parallel to, and 50 feet northerly of said (outermost) through track, to the N-S subdivision line of the northeast quarter of said Section 6 (approximate Station 987+21.0 by R.R. R.O.W. map); thence northerly, along the boundary of said R.R. R.O.W. to a point 150 feet northerly of said (outermost) through track; thence easterly, along said northerly R.O.W. boundary, a line parallel to and 150 feet northerly of said (outermost) through track, to a point on the westerly boundary of the N-S alleywithin Block 49 of the Original Town of Pullman, as recorded in Book A of Plats, at Page 75, records of said county; thence southerly, along the westerly boundary of said alley (and being the northerly R.O.W. boundary of said R.R.), to a point 50 feet, northerly of said (outermost) through track; thence easterly, along a line drawn parallel to, and 50 feet northerly of said (outermost) through track, to a point on said westerly R.O.W. boundary of Grand Avenue; thence southwesterly along said westerly R.O.W. boundary, to the point of beginning.
Together with vacated streets and alleys attached thereto by operation of law.
EXCEPT for that parcel of land quit claimed to Grange Supply Co., Inc. by deed filed under Auditor’s File No. 667376, and corrected by Auditor’s File No. 668820, records of said county.
ALSO EXCEPT for that portion of the first above described parcel that falls within present Right-Of-Way of State Street.
ALSO EXCEPT for that parcel of land quit claimed to the City of Pullman, a municipal corporation of the State of Washington by deed filed under Auditor’s File No. 220713 Book 272 of Deed, page 380, records of said county.
against the claim of the defendants and any one of them.
BISHOP LAW OFFICE,
By:
Stephen Bishop, WSBA #6514
Attorney for Plaintiff
Address: P.O. Box 337
Garfield, WA 99130
Tel.: (509) 635-1551 16/6
FINAL PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the City of Tekoa in the City Council Chambers, 419 N Washington Street, on May 4th, 2015 at 7:00 PM.
The purpose of the public hearing is to review final project performance on the I&I Reduction Project, Phase 2 funded by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).
The Council Chambers are handicap accessible. Arrangements to reasonably accommodate special needs, including handicap accessibility or interpreter, will be made upon receiving twenty-four (24) hour advance notice. Contact Kynda Browning at Tekoa City Hall at 284-3861. 17/2
The Whitman Conservation District announces
a board seat is available
for appointment by the Washington State Conservation Commission. Conservation district board supervisors are public officials who serve without compensation and set policy and direction for the conservation district. An applicant must be a registered voter in Washington State and may be required to own land or operate a farm. Applicants for this appointed position must live within the district to apply. For more information or to obtain an application form, Please contact the Whitman Conservation District office at 601 N Main #A, Colfax or phone (509) 288-4644 or visit the Conservation Commission website at http://www.scc.wa.gov/. Applications must be received at the State Conservation Commission office on or before June 11, 2015. 17/2
SUPERIOR COURT
OF WASHINGTON
IN AND FOR WHITMAN COUNTY
In the Matter of the Estate of:
GREGORY R. JONES,
Deceased.
Case No.: 15 4 00050 6
PROBATE NOTICE
TO CREDITORS
RCW 11.40.030
The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any persons having claims against the deceased must, before the time such claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as 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 co-personal representatives 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: April 23, 2015
/s/ GREGORY R. JONES
GREGORY R. JONES
Personal Representative of the Estate of Ray E. Jones, Deceased
Address: 6052 S. Palouse River Road
Colfax, WA 99111
AITKEN, SCHAUBLE, PATRICK, NEILL & SCHAUBLE
Howard M. Neill, WSBA #5296
Attorneys for Estate
P.O. Box 307
Pullman, WA 99163
(509) 334-3505 17/3
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON
IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF LEWIS
In the Matter of the Estate
Of
DONALD J. FENNIMORE,
Deceased.
NO. 15-4-00112-0
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
RCW 11.40.030
The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of the 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 as 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. 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(3); 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: April 16, 2015
Personal Representative: Douglas G. Fennimore
Attorney for the
Personal Representative: Laurel L. Tiller
Address for Mailing or Service: THE TILLER LAW FIRM
Attorneys at Law
Post Office Box 58
Centralia, WA 98531
/S/
DOUGLAS G. FENNIMORE,
Personal Representative 16/3
SUPERIOR COURT
OF WASHINGTON
FOR WHITMAN COUNTY
Estate of:
CARL THEODORE RUDE,
Deceased.
No. 15-4-00033-6
NON-PROBATE NOTICE
TO CREDITORS
RCW 11.42.030
The notice agent named below has elected to give notice to creditors of the above-named decedent. As of the date of the filing of a copy of this notice with the court, the notice agent has no knowledge of any other person acting as notice agent or of the appointment of a personal representative of the decedent’s estate in the state of Washington. According to the records of the court as are available on the date of the filing of this notice with the court, a cause number regarding the decedent has not been issued to any other notice agent and a personal representative of the decedent’s estate has not been appointed.

Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statue of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.42.070 by serving on or mailing to the notice agent or the notice agent’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 notice agent’s declaration and oath were filed. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the notice agent served or mailed the notice to the creditors provided under RCW 11.42.030(2)(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 11.42.050 and 11.42.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and non-probate assets.

Date of First Publication: April 9, 2015
The notice agent declares under penalty of perjury underthe laws of the state of Washington on March 26, 2015, at Colfax, Washington, that the foregoing is true and correct.

Signed: Tarri Steiger, Notice Agent
Notice Agent: TARRI STEIGER
Attorney for Notice Agent: Stephen Bishop
Address for Mailing or Service: BISHOP LAW OFFICE, Box 337, Garfield, WA, 99130
Court of Notice Agent’s oath and declaration and cause number: SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR WHITMAN COUNTY, Cause No. 154-00033-6
Stephen Bishop (WSBA #6514)
BISHOP LAW OFFICE
Box 337
Garfield, Washington 99130
Telephone: (509) 635-1551 15/3
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON
IN AND FOR
THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN
IN THE MATTER
OF THE ESTATE
OF
ELEANOR M. SCHMICK,
Deceased.
NO. 15-4-00042-5
PROBATE NOTICE
TO CREDITORS
(RCW 11.40.070)
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 as 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; 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
April 9, 2015
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
JOE S. SCHMICK
ATTORNEYS FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
LIBEY & ENSLEY, PLLC
BRUCE ENSLEY
ADDRESS FOR MAILING OF SERVICE
P.O. Box 619
North 409 Main Street
Colfax, WA 99111-0619
Telephone: 509-397-4345 15/3
SUPERIOR COURT
OF WASHINGTON,
WHITMAN COUNTY
Estate of
INA MARIAN GOSSETT,
Deceased.
NO. 15-4-00032-8
PROBATE NOTICE
TO CREDITORS
The personal representatives named below have been appointed as personal representatives of this estate. Any person having a claim against the deceased must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representatives or the personal representatives’ attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and file the original of the claim with the court in which probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representatives 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 RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the probate assets and nonprobate assets of the decedent.
Date of First Publication: April 9, 2015
Peggy E. Scott and Steven A. Gossett, Personal Representatives
Attorney for Personal representatives:
S/S_________________________
THEODORE F.S. RASMUSSEN WSBA 8720
Theodore F.S. Rasmussen, P.S.
S. 112 Crosby, P.O. Box 724, Tekoa, WA 99033

SUBSCRIPTION COST:
IN COUNTY:
$24 per year/$43 for 2 years
OUT OF COUNTY:
$33 per year/$61 for 2 years
WEB ONLY:
$24US per year

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