July 30, 2016

Legals

NOTICE OF HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that the Whitman County Commissioners have set the date of Monday, August 1, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. in their Chambers, Courthouse, Colfax, WA, for proposed amendment #1 to the 2015 Whitman County budget. At that time, it is requested all department heads/elected officials requesting an amendment be present. The total amount of the proposed amended budget is approximately $60,000,000. Copies of the proposed amendment will be available July 27, 2016 by calling 397-5240.
Disabled accommodations are accessible by using the east entrance to the Courthouse. Upon 72 hours’ advance notice the County will make arrangements to reasonably accommodate the needs of special groups of citizens, including those who are physically disabled or otherwise impaired by calling (509) 397-5240. EEO.
Maribeth Becker, CMC, Clerk of the Board 29/2
NOTICE OF HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that the Board of County Commissioners of Whitman County, Washington will meet in its office in the Whitman County Commissioners’ Chambers, in the Courthouse in Colfax, Washington on Monday, the 1st day of August 2016, at the hour of 11:15 a.m. for the purpose of considering Whitman County’s Six-Year Road Program (2017 – 2022), at which time and place any taxpayer may appear and be heard for or against said program.
Handicap access for the Whitman County Courthouse is available at the Mill Street entrance.
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF WHITMAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS.
GIVEN under my hand this 18th day of July, 2016.
Maribeth Becker, CMC, Clerk of the Board 29/2
The Town of Garfield is
accepting bids for a used forklift.
Contact the Town of Garfield with any questions at 509-635-1604 or garfield-town@completebbs.com. Bids must be submitted by 5:00 pm August 1st, 2016 to PO Box 218, Garfield, WA 99130.
The Town of Garfield has the right to refuse any and all bids.
Full specifications: 2011 or Newer Forklift, 189” 3 Stage Mast with Freelift, 4th Valve and Hosing, New or Used Rotating Forks, Partial Cab, 42” Forks, Pneumatic Tires. 29/2
Advertisement for Bid
Whitman County
Fire District No 12
Sealed bids will be accepted for 38 new SCBAs (self-contained breathing apparatus) and 76 air bottles to be used by Whitman County Fire District No. 12.
Bids will be received by the Commissioner of Whitman County Fire District No. 12 at 912 West Main St, Pullman WA 99163, until 7 pm on the 9th day of August 2016. All bids submitted will be opened by the Board of Commissioners. At the regular scheduled Commissioner business meeting, held the 9th day of August, all submitted bids will be discussed and considered.
Bid specifications may be obtained by contacting Lester Erwin, Fire Chief for Whitman County Fire District No. 12, at 912 West Main St Pullman WA 99163 (Phone: 509-338-7204) or David McKeirnan, Captain for Whitman County Fire District No. 12 (Phone: 509-338-2169). The Board of Commissioners of the Whitman County Rural Fire Protection District No. 12 reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to accept the bid it feels is in the best interest of the Department and to waive informalities. 29/3
NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS
Bid for (1) 50KW CUMMINS DIESEL GENERATOR
3ph 480VAC.
TOWN OF OAKESDALE, OAKESDALE, WASHINGTON
Sealed bids will be received by the Town of Oakesdale, Oakesdale Washington at City Hall located at 105 N First Street, Oakesdale WA 99158 or received my mail at PO Box 246, Oakesdale, WA 99158 postmarked no later than August 5, 2016. Sealed bids will be opened at the Town Council Meeting on Monday, August 8, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. Pacific Standard time at which time they will be opened and publicly read. All bid proposals must be in a sealed envelope and clearly marked “50KW Generator for the Town of Oakesdale.” Handicap access is available at the main entrance to City Hall.

The work shall generally consist of the following in galvanized rigid steel conduit:
Install conduit and 200 amp feeder from service disconnect to transfer switch.
Install conduit and 200 amp feeder from load side of transfer switch to customer loads.
Install conduit and 100 amp feeder from generator to transfer switch.
Install all control wiring from generator to transfer switch.
Install generator annunciator panel.
Install 2 dedicated circuits for generator block heater and battery charger.
Provide and install new soft starter for well pump with new enclosure.
Provide and install new concrete slab for generator.
Provide and install Cummins 50kw 480 volt diesel standby generator and transfer switch.

All bidders will be required to submit professional .dwg drawings on standard 24” x 36” media showing proposed installation and final installations. Contractor shall include all costs for design revisions necessary for construction drawings following preliminary design submission and review by the Town. All bidders must have the ability to provide integration utilizing open source embedded micro-controllers with strong processing language capabilities. All work to conform to all local, state and national codes. Contractor is to include all costs to provide a complete, operating backup generator system and all costs necessary for code compliance. The Town Council reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to accept the bid which in its estimation best serves the interests of the Town of Oakesdale. The Town of Oakesdale invites any qualified bidder to submit a bid and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex or national origin.
DATED this 21st day of July, 2016. Mary DeGon, Clerk/Treasurer. 29/2
ORDINANCE NO. 382X
AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO WATER SERVICE BY:
AMENDING SECTIONS ONE AND TWO OF ORDINANCE NO. 361X, FIXING MONTHLY WATER RATES; FIXING CONNECTION CHARGES; FIXING THE METHOD OF CALCULATING THE MINIMUM CHARGE WHEN WATER FLOWS TO A
MULTI-FAMILY UNIT THROUGH A SINGLE WATER METER;
AND DEFINING TERMS;
BE IT ORDAINED
BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF ST. JOHN
as follows:
Section 1: Section 1 of Ordinance No. 361X is hereby amended to read as follows:
Section 1: SCHEDULE OF WATER RATES: From September 1, 2016, there shall be charged for providing water supplied by the Town through a water meter the sum of $35.00 for the first 5000 gallons of water running through each water meter to a residence during any calendar month and $.60 per thousand gallons, or major fractional part thereof, in excess of 5000 gallons but less than 15,000 gallons during any calendar month and $.75 per thousand gallons or major fractional part thereof, in excess of 15,000 gallons but less than 35,000 gallons during any calendar month and $1.00 per thousand gallons or major fractional part thereof, in excess of 35,000 gallons but less than 60,000 gallons during any calendar month and $1.25 per thousand gallons or major fractional part thereof in excess of 60,000 gallons during any calendar month. The charge for connecting to the Town’s water system shall be a $300.00 connection fee for each water meter connected to the Town’s system plus the cost of labor and materials for each such connection. Any future connection outside the Town shall be charged a surcharge of 20%, which surcharge shall be in addition to the regular connection fee and which surcharge shall also be in addition to the regular charges for water service. Notwithstanding the foregoing, where water flows through a single water meter to a multi-family structure, the minimum monthly fee for dwelling units in said structure shall be $35.00 multiplied by the number of dwelling units in said structure. As used herein, the term “multi-family structure” shall mean a structure containing two or more dwelling units. As used herein the term “dwelling unit” shall mean an independent living unit within a dwelling structure designed and intended for occupancy by persons residing in each unit as a single housekeeping unit, such unit having its own housekeeping and kitchen facilities. Hotels, motels, and any other lodging units which are used primarily for transient tenancy shall not be considered as dwelling units hereunder.
Section 2: Property owners who rent their property shall be primarily responsible for all water charges with the tenant being secondarily responsible.
Section 3: SCHEDULE OF SPECIAL WATER RATES:
1. Schools – $306.00 per month for the first 45,000 gallons and $.65 per thousand gallons in excess of 45,000 gallons.
2. Swimming Pool – $170.00 per month for the first 25,000 gallons and $.65 per thousand gallons in excess of 25,000 gallons.
3. Community Pride Senior Living – $35.00 per month for the first 5,000 gallons, $.60 per thousand gallons in excess of 5,000 gallons but less than 15,000 gallons, $.75 per thousand gallons in excess of 15,000 gallons but less than 35,000 gallons, $1.00 per thousand gallons in excess of 35,000 gallons but less than 60,000 gallons and $1.25 per thousand gallons in excess of 60,000 gallons.
Section 4: Any existing ordinance or any part of an existing ordinance in conflict with all or any part of this ordinance is hereby repealed.
PASSED by the Town Council in regular meeting held on the 25th day of July, 2016 and signed by the Mayor and attested by the Town Clerk in authentication thereof.
K. B. Trunkey
MAYOR
ATTEST:
By Linda J. Hayes
TOWN CLERK 30/1
ORDINANCE NO. 383X
AN ORDINANCE FIXING SEWER RATES BY AMENDING SECTION 3 OF ORDINANCE NO. 362X
AND PROVIDING FOR
DISCONTINUING MONTHLY SERVICE CHARGES
FOR SEWER.
BE IT ORDAINED
BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF
THE TOWN OF ST. JOHN
as follows:
Section 1: SCHEDULE OF SEWER RATES: Section 3 of Ordinance No. 362X is hereby amended to read as follows:
The following minimum monthly rates and charges are hereby fixed for sewer services and shall be paid thereof, to wit:
1. Schools – $586.00 per month
2. Community Pride Senior Living – $26.00 per unit x 16 units= $416.00 per month
3. St. John Swimming Pool – $35.00 per month
4. All Residences and Commercial Dwellings – $35.00 per month
5. Hook up Charge: $300.00
The foregoing rates shall be paid by all water uses whose premises are required to be connected to the sewer line and system of the Town as in this ordinance provided. All sewer service as determined by the person or entity is billed for water service. All of the rates and charges which will be fixed by the council for such services shall be paid on or before the 25th of the month following the rendering of such services.
Section 2: Notwithstanding the amendments to Ordinance No. 362X set forth in Section 1 above, where water flows through a single water meter to a multi-family structure, the charge for sewer services serving said multi-family structure shall be $35.00 multiplied by the number of dwelling units in said structure. As used therein, the term “multi-family structure” shall mean a structure containing two or more3 dwelling units. As used herein, the term “dwelling unit” shall mean an independent living unit within a dwelling structure designed and intended for occupancy by persons residing in each unit as a single housekeeping unit, such unit having its own housekeeping and kitchen facilities. Hotels, motels, and any other lodging units which are used primarily for transient tenancy shall not be considered as dwelling units hereunder.
Section 3: DISCONTINUANCE OF SERVICE CHARGES: From and after January 1, 2011, upon the application of the owner thereof, when a dwelling unit is vacated or is about to be vacated the sewer service charge shall be discontinued for that dwelling unit as set forth below. Upon notification by the owner that a dwelling unit is or is about to be vacated, the water superintendent shall, if he is satisfied that the dwelling is or will be actually vacated, notify the Town Clerk who shall discontinue the charges for sewer to that dwelling as of the first day of the next succeeding month following vacation thereof. Provided, nothing herein shall relieve the property owner, or the lessee of a dwelling unit, of liability to pay all accrued sewer charges to the first day of the next month following the vacation thereof or for the amount of accrued and unpaid sewer charges. Thereafter, no sewer service charge shall be made against such property for the sewer service until the dwelling is again occupied. For purposes of the ordinance, a dwelling unit shall be deemed to be vacated when all persons theretofore residing therein shall have left the premises with intent to no longer reside therein. If no household furnishings remain in the premises, it shall be presumed that the occupants thereof have moved with intent not to return. The water superintendent, however, may consider any other evidence produced by or on behalf of the owner of the property that all former occupants of the premises have removed themselves with intent not to return thereto. Provided, that when a dwelling unit in a multi-family structure has been vacant for a full calendar month, and if said multi-family structure is served by water running through a single meter to the entire building or structure, then and in that event, the sewer service charge for such structure shall be reduced by the sum of $35.00 for each unit in the structure which has been vacant for each full calendar month of vacancy. Notwithstanding any provision herein to the contrary, if a dwelling unit is occupied for any part of a calendar month, the entire month’s charge for sewer shall be charged for that dwelling.
Section 4: Property owners who rent their property shall be primarily responsible for all sewer charges with the tenant being secondarily responsible.
Section 5: Any provision of any ordinance which is in conflict with this ordinance is hereby repealed.
PASSED by the Town Council in regular meeting held on the 25th day of July, 2016, and signed by the Mayor and attested by the Town Clerk in authentication thereof.
K. B. Trunkey
MAYOR
ATTESTED:
By
Linda J. Hayes
TOWN CLERK 30/1
The City of Tekoa
is accepting bids to
remodel the community center.
Sealed bids marked “Community Center Remodel Bid”, will be accepted in person or by mail at the City of Tekoa until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 12, 2016. Bids will include the name of the contractor, address, and phone number. Contractors must be on the city’s small works roster (applications for the small works roster are on the city website at tekoawa.com). The bid must include the following items: 1. Handicapped ramp and handrail connecting the theatre to the community center. 2. Handicapped restroom in community center and 3. Forced air heating system in community center that meets heating requirements for the building. The following items are ad alternates for the project: A. Replace paneling with dry wall on north wall including insulation and additional outlets. B. Repair ceiling by securing falling plaster or remove plaster from ceiling and insulate. You must contact the city before that date to set up a mandatory walk through of the project. Any and all bids can be rejected. City of Tekoa, PO Box 927, Tekoa, WA 99033, 509-284-3861. 30/2
SUPERIOR COURT
OF WASHINGTON
IN AND FOR WHITMAN COUNTY
In the Matter of the Estate of:
OSCAR BROECKEL,
Deceased.
Case No.: 16 4 00085 7
PROBATE NOTICE
TO CREDITORS
RCW 11.40.030
The Co-Personal Representatives named below have been appointed as Co-Personal Representatives 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 Co-Personal Representatives or the Co-Personal Representatives’ 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: July 28, 2016
/s/ BRIAN D. BROECKEL
BRIAN D. BROECKEL, Co-Personal Representative of the Estate of Oscar Broeckel, Deceased
Address: 2362 Green Spot Road
LaCrosse, WA 99143
/s/ DOREEN M. RIEDNER
DOREEN M. RIEDNER, Co-Personal Representative of the Estate of Oscar Broeckel, Deceased
Address: 401 Musgrave 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 30/3
Notice of Auction /
Landlord Lien Foreclosure Sale.
1969 Diplo 1455 mobile home. Terms of sale trailer removal within 30 Days. $1000 Deposit returnable upon removal and site cleanup. For information call Jerry at 509 334 4631. July 30th 2016 11 a.m. 1155 SE Pro Mall Blvd., Pullman Wa. 99163 28/3
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON
IN AND FOR
THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN
IN THE MATTER
OF THE ESTATE
OF
PATRICIA A. SESSA,
Deceased.
NO. 16-4-00080-6
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 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 July 14, 2016
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE STEPHEN McLEOD
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 28/3
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON
IN AND FOR
THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN
IN THE MATTER
OF THE ESTATE
OF
MAMIE BLUMENSHEIN,
Deceased.
NO. 16-4-00079-2
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 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 July 14, 2016
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE ALAN L. BLUMENSHEIN
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 28/3
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON
IN AND FOR
THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN
IN THE MATTER
OF THE ESTATE
OF
WILLIAM F. LACEY,
Deceased.
NO. 16-4-00078-4
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 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 July 14, 2016
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE ILENE L. LACEY
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 28/3
SUPERIOR COURT
OF WASHINGTON,
WHITMAN COUNTY
Estate of
MARGARET R. SMITH,
Deceased.
NO. 15-4-00106-5
PROBATE NOTICE
TO CREDITORS
The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative 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 representative or the personal representative’s 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 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 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: July 28, 2016
Kenneth J. Smith, Personal Representative
Attorney for Personal Representatives:
______/s/____________________
LYDIA R. ANDERSON
WSBA 47598
Theodore F.S. Rasmussen, P.S.
S. 112 Crosby, P.O. Box 724,
Tekoa, WA 99033
(509) 284-2332
Court of Probate Proceedings:
Whitman County Superior Court
Cause No.: 15-4-00106-5 30/3

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