December 20, 2014

Legals

NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS
BID FOR AN AUTOMATED FUEL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
FOR 8 SEPARATE
COUNTY SHOP LOCATIONS
WHITMAN COUNTY
STATE OF WASHINGTON
Sealed bids will be received on the following proposal by the Board of County Commissioners of Whitman County, State of Washington, at its office in the Whitman County Courthouse in Colfax, Washington, until 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time, on December 29, 2014 at which time they will be opened and publicly read. Handicap access may be obtained by the Mill Street entrance to the Courthouse.
Each bid is to be separately sealed in an envelope addressed to the Board of County Commissioners with the name of the bidder and item bid, including time and date of opening written plainly on the outside of the envelope. (NO FAXES ACCEPTED.)
The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to accept the bid which in its estimation best serves the interests of Whitman County.
Detailed bid sheets and specifications may be obtained from the Public Works office, Second Floor, Public Service Building, 310 N. Main Street, Colfax, Washington, (509) 397-4622. Also available on whitmancounty.org.
This contract provides for an Automated Fuel Management System as described in the specifications.
DATED this 15th day of December, 2014
Maribeth Becker, CMC, Clerk of the Board 51/2
NOTICE OF HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Whitman County, Washington, will consider the Report of the County Road Engineer for the vacation and abandonment of portions of the Johnson Road, County Raod No. 9050 and the Staley Road, County Road No. 9030 lying outside and on both sides of the new right of way as shown on the plans for C.R.B.P. No. 9050-04.18(8) Staley No. 3 Bridge Replacement and recorded in the Whitman County Engineers Office, located in the North Ω of Section 27, Township 14 North, Range 45 East W.M., Whitman County, WA.
THAT A HEARING on said vacation will be held in the office of the Whitman County Commissioners in the Courthouse in Colfax, Washington on the 5th day of January, 2015, at the hour of 11:00 a.m., at which time and place all persons interested may appear and be heard for or against said vacation and abandonment.
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS of Whitman County, Washington.
GIVEN under my hand and official seal this 15th day of December, 2014.
Mark Storey PE, Public Works Director / Whitman County Engineer. 51/2
NOTICE OF HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Whitman County, Washington, will consider the Report of the County Road Engineer for the vacation and abandonment of the Lamont Quarry, in the SW º of the SW º of Section 9, Township 20 North, Range 39 East W.M., in Whitman County, Washington.
THAT A HEARING on said vacation will be held in the office of the Whitman County Commissioners in the Courthouse in Colfax, Washington on the 5th day of January, 2015, at the hour of 11:05 a.m., at which time and place all persons interested may appear and be heard for or against said vacation and abandonment.
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS of Whitman County, Washington.
GIVEN under my hand and official seal this 15th day of December, 2014.
Mark Storey PE, Public Works Director / Whitman County Engineer. 51/2
Ordinance 503
An ordinance of the Town of Malden, WA rejecting the council’s right to increase property taxes by 1% for the year 2015. A copy of the ordinance is available from the town clerk. 51/1
SUPERIOR COURT
OF WASHINGTON
FOR WHITMAN COUNTY
RICHARD B. WILBOURN,
a single person,
and
RONALD D. WILBOURN,
a married man
dealing in his separate property.
Plaintiffs,
v.
The Heirs and Devisees of Alvin E. Olson, deceased, and ALL Other Persons or Parties Unknown Claiming Any Right, Title, Lien, or Interest in
the Real Estate Described
in the Complaint Herein,
Defendants.
NO.
SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION
The State of Washington to the said Defendants, if living, and to their unknown heirs if deceased, and all other persons or parties unknown claiming any right, title, lien, or interest in the real estate described in the Complaint herein.
You, and each of you, are hereby summoned to appear within sixty (60) days after the date of first publication of this Summons, to-wit, within sixty (60) days after the 18th day of December, 2014, 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 attorneys for the Plaintiff, at their office below stated; 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 the Plaintiffs against the claims of all the Defendants and any one of them with respect to real estate in Whitman County, Washington, described as follows:
See Exhibit A
Dated this 11th day of December, 2014.
IRWIN, MYKLEBUST, SAVAGE
& BROWN, P.S.
Attorneys for Plaintiffs
By: Kelly N. Brown
WSBA #4681

Exhibit A
The Northwest quarter of Section 15, Township 14 North, Range 44 East, W.M., Whitman County, State of Washington.

Except for that portion of the following described parcel that falls within the Northwest quarter of said Section 15:
Commencing at the Southeast corner of the Northeast quarter of said Section 15; and run thence North 89º22’ West along the East-West centerline of said Section to a point thereon 2290 feet East of the Southwest corner of the Northwest quarter of said Section 15; thence North 00º08’ West 2609.5 feet; thence North 72º14’ West to intersect with the North section line of said Section 15; thence run East along said section line to the center of county road; thence following along the centerline of said county road in a Southeasterly direction to intersect the East section line of said Section 15; thence South 03º24’ West 7.7 chains (508.20 feet), to the Point of Beginning.
Said above exception is from Quit Claim Deed Whitman County Auditor’s File No. 336352.

Also except that portion of the following described parcel that falls within the Northwest quarter of said Section 15:
Beginning at the Southwest corner of the Southwest quarter of Section 10, Township 14 North, Range
44 East, W.M., said corner being marked by a piece of cast iron in a hole; thence North 3º00’ East
12.5 chains (825 feet) along the section line; thence South 63º32’ East 18.51 chains (1221.7 feet); thence South 72º14’ East 17.52 chains (1157.1 feet); thence South 39º08’ West 50.4 chains (3325.5 feet) to a point on the East and West subdivision line of Section 15, Township 14 North, Range 44
East, W.M., thence North 88º37’ West along the subdivision line of Section 15, Township 14 North, Range 44 East, W.M. 4.3 chains (283.9 feet) to the Southwest corner of the northwest quarter of said Section 15, said quarter corner being marked by a corner post at the intersection of fences; thence North 3º00’ East along the Section line 40.15 chains (2650 feet) to the Point of Beginning.
Said above exception is from a Warranty Deed Whitman County Book of Deeds 190, at Page 327.

Also except that portion of the following described parcel that falls within the Northwest quarter of said Section 15:
A tract of land lying in the Northwest quarter, Section 15, Township 14 North, Range 44 East, W.M., described as follows:
Commencing at a point on the East and West subdivision line 281.5 feet East of the West quarter corner; thence on the said East and West subdivision line East 2008.5 feet; thence North 00º08’ West 2609.5 feet; thence South 37º29’ West 3285.4 feet, to the place of beginning.
Said above exception is from a Warranty Deed Whitman County Book of Deeds 190, at Page 329. 51/6
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 on Monday January 5th, 2015 at 7:00 PM.
The purpose of the public hearing is to review final project performance on the Pavement Management Plan funded by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). The City Council Chambers room is 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 509-284-3861 or in person at Tekoa City Hall to make special needs arrangements. 51/2
ORDINANCE NO. 620
AN ORDINANCE OF
THE TOWN OF OAKESDALE, WASHINGTON,
AMENDING THE 2014 BUDGET.
WHEREAS, the Town’s 2014 expenses exceeded budgeted expenses in certain Funds for expenses not anticipated in budget.
THEREFORE, be it hereby ordained by the Town Council of the Town of Oakesdale, Washington that, in compliance with audit requirements, the 2014 Budget is hereby amended to reflect increased expenses to the below listed Funds, and for the reasons enumerated,
FUND NO. 401 — WATER/ SEWER FUND
Increased By $32,532.96 to $195,382.28
Account 538.98.48.01 Repairs & Maintenance of Equipment — Repair Well #4 $32,532.96
THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BE IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT AFTER PASSAGE AND PROPER PUBLICATION IN THE OFFICIAL TOWN NEWSPAPER.
Signed: MARY DEGON, CLERK/TREASURER
Signed: DENNIS PALMER, MAYOR
PASSED DECEMBER 15, 2014 51/1
ORDINANCE NO. 621
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE TOWN BUDGET
PASSED IN 2014
FOR INCOME AND EXPENSES FOR THE YEAR 2015.
IT IS HEREBY ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF OAKESDALE, WASHINGTON:
1.
WHEREAS, the council of the Town of Oakesdale adopted and published notice of a hearing on said proposed budget for the year 2015;
2.
AND WHEREAS, at said hearing no objections were raised to said proposed budget;
3.
AND said budget was adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Oakesdale at a meeting held on December 15, 2014;
4.
THEREFORE, said budget adopted and passed by the Town Council on December 15, 2014 is hereby ratified, approved and confirmed;
5.
A copy of said budget is attached and is hereby incorporated herein.
6.
Line item transfers are permissible within a fund without prior approval of the Council, where and when necessary.
7.
This ordinance shall be in full force and effect after passage and proper publication in the official Town newspaper.
Signed: Dennis Palmer, Mayor
ATTEST:
Mary DeGon, Clerk/Treasurer

001-CURRENT EXPENSE FUND
EXPENDITURES $141,689.08

101 — STREET FUND
EXPENDITURES $82,231.00

401 — WATER/SEWER FUND
EXPENDITURES $137,513.60 51/1
The following budget and
budget amendment ordinances were adopted during a public hearing at the December 15, 2014, regular council meeting
for the City of Tekoa.
Ordinance No. 819 – The City Council of the City of Tekoa do ordain as follows:
Section 1. The budget for the City of Tekoa, Washington, for the year 2015 is hereby adopted at the fund level in its final form and content as set forth in the document entitled, Final Budget for 2015, City of Tekoa, copies of which are on file in the Office of the Clerk.
Section 2. Estimated resources for each separate fund of the City of Tekoa, and aggregate expenditures for all such funds for the year 2015 are set forth in a summary form below, and are hereby appropriated for expenditure at the fund level during the year 2015 as set forth in the Final Budget for 2015, City of Tekoa.

1 Current Expense Fund
Revenues $534,230.14
Expenditures $366,488.00
Ending Balance $167,742.14

101 Cemetery Fund
Revenues $62,282.58
Expenditures $56,200.00
Ending Balance $6,082.58

103 Cemetery Endmnt Fund
Revenues $150,000.00
Expenditures $50,000.00
Ending Balance $100,000.00

104 Street Fund
Revenues $178,496.34
Expenditures $145,500.00
Ending Balance $32,996.34

105 Airport Fund
Revenues $23,104.02
Expenditures $18,400.00
Ending Balance $4,704.02

108 Fire Dept Fund
Revenues $32,094.04
Expenditures $29,195.32
Ending Balance $2,898.72

109 Criminal Just Fund
Revenues $73,141.28
Expenditures $62,000.00
Ending Balance $11,141.28

401 Water Fund
Revenues $362,055.90
Expenditures $277,068.00
Ending Balance $84,987.90

402 Sewer Fund
Revenues $283,015.05
Expenditures $240,300.00
Ending Balance $42,715.05

406 Debt Service Resv Sewer Fund
Revenues $10,120.58
Expenditures $0
Ending Balance $10,120.58

452 Water Reserve (Reservoir) Fund
Revenues $223,860.72
Expenditures $0
Ending Balance $223,860.72

456 Sewer Reserve Plant Project Fund
Revenues $162,925.45
Expenditures $0
Ending Balance $162,925.45

458 USDA RD Water Loan/Gr Fund
Revenues $50,000.00
Expenditures $50,000.00
Ending Balance $0

460 TIB Warren Street Fund
Revenues $30,000.00
Expenditures $30,000.00
Ending Balance $0

462 CDBG St Planning Gr Fund
Revenues $3,000.00
Expenditures $3,000.00
Ending Balance $0

463 DOE/CDBG Sew Ln Proj Fund
Revenues $75,000.00
Expenditures $75,000.00
Ending Balance $0

464 TIB Park Street Grant Fund
Revenues $733,000.00
Expenditures $733,000.00
Ending Balance $0

Total All Funds
Revenues $2,976,326.10
Expenditures $2,136,151.32
Ending Balance $850,174.78

Ordinance No. 820
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF TEKOA, Whitman County, State of Washington do ordain to amend the
2014 budget as follows:
454 Wat/Sew Line Rplc Fund
2014 Budget $11,214.74
Increase $100.00
Amended Budget $11,314.74

458 USDA RD Wat Grant Fund
2014 Budget $250,000.00
Increase $50,000.00
Amended Budget $300,000.00

Total Increase for 2014 budget: $50,100.00

The following interfund transfers are approved by the City Council for the City of Tekoa, Whitman County, State of Washington:

From: 104 Street Fund
To:401 Water (Fire Hyd. Rental) Fund
Amount: $500.00

From: 108 Fire Department Fund
To: 401 Water (Fire Hyd. Rental) Fund
Amount: $700.00

From: 401 Water Fund
To: 458 USDA RD Water Grant Fund
Amount: $1,077.57
to balance USDA RD Water Grant Fund

Total Amount of Interfund Transfers $2277.57

The following interfund loans are approved by the City Council for the City of Tekoa, Whitman County, State of Washington and will be loaned at 3% interest for a term of no more than 90 days.

From: 001 Current Expense Fund
To: 462 CDBG Planning Only Grant Fund
Amount: $574.32

From: 001 Current Expense Fund
To: 463 DOE/CDBG Sew Line Rplc Fund
Amount: $16,861.52

Fund 454 — Water/Sewer Line Replacement – transfer interest revenue $0.12 into water fund and close Fund 454.
Fund 102 — Cemetery Memorial — transfer remaining $166.17 into Fund 101 — Cemetery
Fund into a new line item for Cemetery Memorial and close Fund 102.
Transfer interest from Cemetery Endowment — Fund 103 into the Fund 101 – Cemetery Fund in the amount of $10,898.73.
Fund 453 — Water Debt Service – transfer $17,205.79 into water reserve fund 452 and close Fund 453.

Complete copies of Ordinance No. 819 and 820 can be obtained from the Tekoa City Hall during regular business hours.
Kynda Browning, Clerk/Treasurer 51/1
SUMMARY OF TOWN OF GARFIELD ORDINANCE
NO. 449N. AN ORDINANCE
ADOPTING THE BUDGET FOR
THE FISCAL YEAR
ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2015.
Section 1. The Annual Budget for the year 2015 is adopted at the fund level.
Section 2. Estimated resources and appropriated expenditures are set forth:
Current Expense Fund
Estimated Revenues $240,360
Appropriations $192,649

Current Expense Reserve Fund
Estimated Revenues $62,100
Appropriations $3,000

City Street Fund
Estimated Revenues $117,450
Appropriations $72,740

City Street Reserve Fund
Estimated Revenues $37,125
Appropriations $1,000

Capital Facilities Project Fund
Estimated Revenues $30,690
Appropriations $7,000

Fire Capital Projects Fund
Estimated Revenues $23,175
Appropriations $0

Police Capital Projects Fund
Estimated Revenues $21,575
Appropriations $0

Equipment Capital Fund
Estimated Revenues $51,870
Appropriations $8,000

Water (Utilities) Fund
Estimated Revenues $419,860
Appropriations $378,611

Water Loan Fund
Estimated Revenues $27,622
Appropriations $21,732

Sewer Loan Redemption Fund
Estimated Revenues $51,436
Appropriations $51,198

Utilities Reserve Fund
Estimated Revenues $101,080
Appropriations $15,000

Utilities Equipment Reserve Fund
Estimated Revenues $66,546
Appropriations $13,000

Sewer Loan Reserve Fund
Estimated Revenues $57,305
Appropriations $0

Utility Deposits Fund
Estimated Revenues $13,048
Appropriations $2,000

Total All Funds
Estimated Revenues $1,321,242
Appropriations $765,930

This ordinance was passed on December 10, 2014, and will be in effect five days after publication of this summary. A copy of the ordinance is available for public inspection at the Clerk-Treasurer’s office at 405 W California — P.O. Box 218, Garfield, WA 99130, http://www.garfieldwa.com/. The full text of this ordinance will be mailed upon request. 51/1
ORDINANCE NO. 345
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE FINAL BUDGET OF
THE TOWN OF ENDICOTT
FOR THE YEAR BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2015.
WHEREAS, the Town Council has made estimates of the amount required to meet the expenses of the Town of Endicott for the ensuing year and the amount necessary to be raised by taxation; and
WHEREAS, following the filing of the preliminary budget with the clerk, notice has been published once a week for two consecutive weeks designating the date of December 9, 2014, for a hearing for the purpose of fixing the final budget and copies of the preliminary budget have been made available to interested taxpayers at the Clerk’s office; and
WHEREAS, a hearing has been held on the final budget pursuant to R.C. W. 3 5.33. NOW THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF ENDICOTT, WASHINGTON AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The budget for the Town of Endicott for the year commencing January 1, 2015, is hereby adopted as follows:
FUND
REVENUES
EXPENDITURES
Current Expense Fund
Revenues: $63,784.00
Expenditures: $63,784.00
City Street Fund
Revenues: $39,355.00
Expenditures: $39,355.00
Criminal Justice Fund
Revenues: $17,317.00
Expenditures: $17,317.00
Water Fund
Revenues: $229,296.00
Expenditures: $229,296.00
Sewer Fund
Revenues: $79,275.00
Expenditures: $79,275.00
Water Sewer Deposit
Revenues: $7,956.00
Expenditures: $7,956.00
Sewer Reserve Fund
Revenues: $29,942.00
Expenditures: $14,990.00
City Hall Construction Fund
Revenues: $3,393.00
Expenditures: $1,489.00
Capital Improvement Fund
Revenues: $2,633.00
Expenditures: $2,633.00
Water Reserve Fund
Revenues: $70,638.00
Expenditures: $42,689.00
Library Construction Fund
Revenues: $19,994.00
Expenditures: $19,994.00
Total All Funds
Revenues: $566,566.00
Expenditures: $518,778.00
Section 2. The Town Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to forward a complete copy of the final budget as adopted to the Division of Municipal Corporations in the Office of the State Auditor, and to the Association of Washington Cities.
Section 3. Included in this budget is the salary for the Town Maintenance Supervisor of $41,400.00 per year and the Clerk-Treasurer of $11,400.00 per year.
Section 4: This ordinance shall be in full force and effect upon its passage and approval.

PASSED at the regular meeting of the Town Council of the Town of Endicott, and approved by the Mayor on the 9th day of December, 2014, A.D.
Signed: Verne Strader
Mayor
ATTEST:
Georgeann Baftis
Clerk-Treasurer
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
Stephen Bishop
Town Attorney 51/1
ORDINANCE No. 344
AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF ENDICOTT, WASHINGTON, AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 343, THE FINAL BUDGET OF THE TOWN OF ENDICOTT
FOR THE YEAR 2014.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF ENDICOTT, WASHINGTON, AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1: The 2014 budget for the Town of Endicott as adopted in Ordinance No. 343 is hereby amended as follows:

FUND
REVENUES
EXPENDITURES
Current Expense Fund
Revenues: $65,156.00
Expenditures: $65,156.00
City Street Fund
Revenues: $64,374.00
Expenditures: $64,374.00
Criminal Justice Fund
Revenues: $17,317.00
Expenditures: $17,317.00
Water Fund
Revenues: $251,346.00
Expenditures: $251,346.00
Sewer Fund
Revenues: $78,174.00
Expenditures: $78,174.00
Water Sewer Deposit
Revenues: $7,250.00
Expenditures: $7,250.00
Sewer Reserve Fund
Revenues: $31,432.00
Expenditures: $14,990.00
City Hall Construction Fund
Revenues: $3,380.00
Expenditures: $1,489.00
Capital Improvement Fund
Revenues: $2,133.00
Expenditures: $2,133.00
Water Reserve Fund
Revenues: $70,927.0q,
Expenditures: $42,689.21
Library Construction Fund
Revenues: $19,994.00
Expenditures: $19,994.00

Total All Funds
Revenues: $611,483.00
Expenditures: $564,912.21

Section 2: The Town Clerk i.s nereby authorized and directed to forward a complete copy of this amended Ordinance as the final budget as adopted to the Division of Municipal Corporations in the Office of the State Auditor, and to the Associ.ation of Washington Cities.

Section 3: This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect upon
its passage and approval.

PASSED at the regular meeting of the Town Council of the Town of Endicott, Washington, and approved by the Mayor this 9th day of December, 2014.
Signed: Vern Strader,
Mayor
ATTEST:
Georgeann Bafus
Town Clerk-Treasurer
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
Stephen Bishop
Town Attorney 51/1
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT
OF THE STATE
OF WASHINGTON
IN AND FOR
THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN
IN THE MATTER
OF THE ESTATE
OF
KENNETH LEIGHT JOHNSON, JR.,
Deceased.
NO. 14-4-00136-9
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
DECEMBER 18, 2014
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
STEVEN L. ASPENWALL
ATTORNEYS FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
LIBEY & ENSLEY, PLLC
GARY J. LIBEY
ADDRESS FOR MAILING OF SERVICE
P.O. Box 619
North 409 Main Street
Colfax, WA 99111-0619
Telephone: 509-397-4345 51/3

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OUT OF COUNTY:
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