November 27, 2014

Legals

NOTICE OF HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Whitman County Commissioners have set the date of Monday, December 1, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. in their Chambers, Courthouse, Colfax, WA, for a proposed amendment to the 2014 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 $58,230,933. Copies of the proposed amendment will be available November 24, 2014 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 48/1
SUPERIOR COURT
OF WASHINGTON
FOR LINCOLN COUNTY
In the Matter of the Estate
of
NEIL B. VANTINE,
Deceased
No. 14 4 00061 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 that arose before the decedent’s death 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 attorneys at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the Clerk of this 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 this notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim will be forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW Section 11 and RCW 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets.

Date of First Publication: 11-20-14
Personal Representative: Donald A. VanTine
Attorney for P.R.: Corey F. Brock
Address for Mailing or Service: Brock Law Firm, P.S.
Donald A. VanTine
111 South Post Street
Suite 2280
Personal Representative, Spokane, WA 99201 47/3
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON
IN AND FOR
THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN
IN THE MATTER
OF THE ESTATE
OF
ROBERT ERWIN HALL,
Deceased.
NO. 14-4-00127-0
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 November 20, 2014
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE LINDA HALL
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 47/3
Ordinance 502
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE 2014 BUDGET
of the TOWN of MALDEN
IT IS HEREBY ORDAINED, by the Town Council for the Town of Malden, Whitman County, State of Washington, to adopt the 201S budget as follows:
REVENUES
Fund# 001
Current Expense Fund
Revenues: $36,792.00
Fund# 101
City Street Fund
Revenues: $12,780.00
Fund# 401
Water Fund
Revenues: $57,323.00
Fund# 402
Reserve Fund Bond A
Revenues: $733.91
Fund# 403
Reserve Fund Bond B
Revenues: $510.20
Fund# 404
Water Capital Reserve Fund Revenues: $3,500-00
EXPENDITURES
Fund# 001
Current Expense Fund
Expenditures: $36,792.00
Fund# 101
City Street Fund
Expenditures: $12,780.00
Fund# 401
Water Fund
Expenditures: $57,323.00
Fund# 402
Reserve Fund Bond A
Expenditures: $733.91
Fund# 403
Reserve Fund Bond B
Expenditures: $510.20
Fund# 404
Water Capital Reserve Fund
Expenditures: $0

The 2015 budget includes all Town of Malden monies.
PASSED BY THETOWN COUNCIL OFTHE TOWN OF MALDEN at a regular meeting thereof this 12th day of November, 2014, this followed a duly authorized and published Public Hearing. 48/1
PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a
Solid Waste Advisory Committee meeting will be held on December 9th, 2014 @ 3 P.M. in the Public Service Building Auditorium, N. 310 Main Street, Colfax, WA, 99111.
Persons requiring ADA accommodations should advise us of that need.
Mark Storey
Director of Public Works. 48/1
The Palouse-Rock Lake Conservation District
adopted Resolution #25
at their November 18th, 2014 board meeting in order to hold an election for an expiring board position on the Palouse-Rock Lake Conservation District Board. The election will be held on January 13, 2015 at the St. John Community Building, 304 W. Front Street, in St. John Washington. Polls open at 8:30 a.m. and close at 2:00 p.m. Absentee ballots are available upon request for eligible voters by contacting the District Office prior to January 5, 2015. All Absentee ballots must be returned to the polling location by the Election Day at 8:30 a.m. Registered voters who reside within the Conservation District boundary are eligible to vote, and to apply to be a candidate for the elected position. A completed application must be submitted to the Palouse-Rock Lake Conservation District by the filing deadline of December 16, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Applicants may be required to own land or operate a farm. The Board of Supervisors are public officials who direct the activities of the conservation district by providing guidance, as well as setting policy. Although supervisors serve without compensation they are eligible to be reimbursed for appropriate expenses. Elections procedures and forms are available at the district office at #3 N. Park Street, St. John WA or by calling (509) 648-3680. Information is also available at The Washington State Conservation Commission website at http:www.scc.wa.gov. 48/2
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
The Town of Oakesdale will hold a Public Hearing on the 2015 Final Budget on December 1, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. before the regular council meeting at Oakesdale City Hall. Copies of the Preliminary Budget for 2015 are now available at City Hall. For more information please contact Mary DeGon, Clerk/Treasurer, at City Hall, 105 N First, PO Box 246, Oakesdale, WA 99158 (509) 285-4020, townofoakesdale@msn.com 48/1
PUBLIC NOTICE
The City of Tekoa will not have a meeting on Monday, December 1, 2014. The regular meeting will be held on December 15, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Kynda Browning, Clerk/Treasurer. 48/1
PUBLIC NOTICE
The City of Tekoa, at their regular November 17, 2014, meeting adopted Ordinance No. 816, amending Ordinance No. 786 and Tekoa Municipal Code Sections 2.20.120 and 2.20.130, thereby clarifying when water bills are due, when late charges will apply, and when water service will be discontinued in the event of delinquencies. Complete copies of the ordinance can be obtained from the City of Tekoa during regular business hours.
Kynda Browning, Clerk/Treasurer. 48/1
PUBLIC NOTICE
The City of Tekoa, at their regular November 17, 2014, meeting adopted Ordinance No. 817, amending Tekoa Municipal Code 8.16.115 and those portions of Ordinance No. 670, thereby fixing the billing and due dates for garbage collection service. Complete copies of the ordinance can be obtained from the City of Tekoa during regular business hours.
Kynda Browning, Clerk/Treasurer. 48/1
PUBLIC NOTICE
The City of Tekoa, at their regular November 17, 2014, meeting adopted Ordinance No. 818, amending Tekoa Municipal Code 2.24.080 and repealing Tekoa Municipal Code 2.24.090, thereby clarifying when sewer bills are due and when late charges apply. Complete copies of the ordinance can be obtained from the City of Tekoa during regular business hours.
Kynda Browning, Clerk/Treasurer. 48/1
ORDINANCE No. 377 2014-11
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE FINAL BUDGET OF
THE TOWN OF LACROSSE
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 LaCrosse 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 designating the dates October 9, 2014 and November 13, 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 BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF LACROSSE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1: The budget appropriates for the Town of LaCrosse for the year commencing January 1, 2015, are hereby adopted as follows:
FUND APPROPRIATIONS
Current Expense 82,350
Cemetery 29,250
Street 45,300
Cemetery Reserve 50,000
Criminal Justice 6,250
Municipal Cap Impr 17,800
Water 1,510,400
Water Reserve 50,000
Sewer 1,241,318
Sewer Reserve 50,000
Water Deposit __3,000
TOTAL $3,085,668
Section 2: The council herby finds and affirms a 2% salary increase for the Clerk/Treasurer, Maintenance Supervisor, and Park/Cemetery Maintenance employees.
Passed at the regular meeting of the Town Council of the Town of LaCrosse, and approved by the Mayor on the13th day of November, 2014.
Signed: Randy Camp, Mayor
Attest: Angela Broeckel, Clerk-Treasurer 48/1
The Pine Creek
Conservation District
Board of Supervisors
will hold a meeting
on December 8, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at The Feeding Station, 205 N Crosby Street in Tekoa, WA to adopt a resolution setting the date, time and location of an election to fill a Conservation District Supervisor’s expiring term. 48/2
PUBLIC NOTICE
The Whitman County Hospital District No. 4 will hold a final budget hearing for the 2015 budget.
The hearing will be held in the Tekoa City Council Chambers on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. with the regular meeting to follow at 7:00 p.m. All citizens are invited to attend.
Fran Martin, Superintendent 48/1
Town of Lamont
Notice of Public Hearing
2015 Final Budget
The 2015 preliminary budget for the Town of Lamont has been filed with the Town Clerk. A public hearing on the final budget for 2015 will be held Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 7:00 p.m. at the Lamont Town Hall, 302 8th Street, during the regularly scheduled Town Council meeting. Copies of the 2015 preliminary budget may be obtained by request by calling 509-257-9810 or emailing lamontcityhall@live.com. 47/2
ORDINANCE NO. 619
AN ORDINANCE OF THE
TOWN OF OAKESDALE,
WASHINGTON,
RAISING THE
BASIC WATER RATE.
BE IT HEREBY, ordained by the Town Council of the Town of Oakesdale. Washington, as follows:
SECTION 1: Oakesdale Municipal Code Section 2.16.020 B.1. is now amended to read as follows:
B. Commencing January 1, 2015, the charge for furnishing water to the inhabitants of the Town of Oakesdale shall be in accordance with the following schedule:
1. The minimum charge shall be twenty seven dollars ($27.00) per month, for up to and including four thousand one hundred twenty five (4,125) gallons per month.
SECTION 2: Oakesdale Municipal Code Section 2.16.020 B.1 will be amended in 2016-2020 with a two percent (2%) base increase each year in accordance with the following schedule:
2016 — The minimum charge shall be twenty seven dollars and fifty four cents ($27.54) for up to and including four thousand one hundred twenty five (4,125) gallons per month.
2017 — The minimum charge shall be twenty eight dollars and nine cents ($28.09) for up to and including four thousand one hundred twenty five (4,125) gallons per month.
2018 – The minimum charge shall be twenty eight dollars and sixty five cents ($28.65) for up to and including four thousand one hundred twenty five (4,125) gallons per month.
2019 — The minimum charge shall be twenty nine dollars and twenty two cents ($29.22) for up to and including four thousand one hundred twenty five (4,125) gallons per month.
2020 — The minimum charge shall be twenty nine dollars and eighty cents ($29.80) for up to and including four thousand one hundred twenty five (4,125) gallons per month.
SECTION 3: This Ordinance shall take effect and be in full force after January 1, 2015.
PASSED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL THIS 17th DAY OF NOVEMBER 2014.
DENNIS PALMER, MAYOR
ATTEST: Mary DeGon, Clerk/Treasurer. 48/1

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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