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October 4, 2018



NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE AN ADMINISTRATIVE USE PERMIT

The public is notified of intent to issue an Administrative Use Permit to Sundance South LLC to deposit approximately 28,000 cubic yards of clean topsoil and subsoil in a farm field in the Agricultural District. The soils will come from a residential development inside city limits of Pullman just to the east of the fill site. The farm field will eventually be levelled then returned to farming. This permit can be issued administratively pursuant to Whitman County Code Chapter 19.10.100.

The location of the fill site is on the southwestern boundary of the City of Pullman north of the Evergreen subdivision in Section 7, Township 14 N., Range 45 E., W. M., Whitman County, Washington

Interested persons may submit written comments regarding the proposed zoning action to the County Planning Office, P.O. Box 430, Colfax, WA 99111-0430, (fax) 509-397-6210, before 5:00 PM on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. People who submit comments must state a reason or reasons why Whitman County should not administratively approve this application.

Alan L. Thomson

County Planner

file: AUP 18-06 40/1

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

IN AND FOR

THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN

WHITMAN COUNTY,

a political subdivision

of the State of Washington,

Plaintiff,

vs.

Robert E. Boyce, Sharon Davis, The Estate of Guettinger-Cleveland, Community Action Center Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program, Pioneer Title, The United States of America, acting through the Farmers Home Administration, The heirs’ devisees of Wilma Guettinger-Cleveland deceased, Janita Kish, John and Janita Millspaugh and their spouses, Pioneer Title, Community Action Center Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program, Community Action Center of Whitman, Department of Social and Health Services Financial Services Administration Office of Financial Recovery, Stacia Palmer, Whitman County Title & Escrow, Inc, J.P Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Corp, Bayview Loan Servicing LLC, Ronald Reed, Aaron McLellan/Lori Elroad, Zwicker & Associates, PC, Attorneys for Discover Bank, and each and every person having or claiming to have any right, title, lien or interest in, or upon, said real property, or any part thereof, by, through or under said named owner, or owners, and all persons unknown or known, if any, having or claiming to have any right, title, lien or interest or estate in, to or upon said real property,or any part thereof,

Defendants.

No. 18 2 00208 38

COMPLAINT AND SUMMONS

NOTICE FOR APPLICATION FOR JUDGEMENT

OF FORECLOSURE

YOU AND EACH OF YOU, all other persons or parties unknown claiming any right, title estate, lien or interest in or to the real property described in this complaint and summons of foreclosure of tax liens are hereby notified that Whitman County, a duly organized and existing county of the State of Washington, is the owner and holder of the Certificate of Delinquency No. G-2015 dated the 26th day of September, 2018; that the Certificate was issued to Whitman County on that date by the Treasurer of Whitman County, pursuant to laws, for real property taxes and interest due, unpaid and delinquent for three or more years for which no Certificate of Delinquency had previously been issued, that the descriptions of the parcels of real property included and described in said Certificate of Delinquency, the names of the several owners as appear on the rolls of the Whitman County Treasurer, the amounts of 2015 and prior delinquent taxes on each of said parcels of said real property, including interest thereon at 12 percent per annum, as well as penalty and costs on the balance of unpaid taxes, computed on the 26th day of September, 2018. The years for which the same are due and unpaid as they appear are set forth and described in said Certificate of Delinquency. The Certificate of Delinquency follows hereafter.

YOU ARE FURTHER NOTIFIED that the plaintiff, Whitman County will apply to the Superior Court of the State of Washington, in and for the County of Whitman, for judgment foreclosing its lien for taxes against the parcels of real property in this complaint and summons hereinafter described, and you and each of you, are summoned to appear in the above-mentioned Court within thirty (30) days after service of this notice/complaint and summons, and defend this action or pay the amount due, plus allowable costs (e.g., title search and advertising), and in case of your failure to do so, judgment will be rendered in this action foreclosing the lien of such taxes and interest against the amounts shown to be due against the parcels, as described in the Certificate of Delinquency No. G-2015, filed herein, plus allowable costs (e.g. title search and advertising). You may redeem your property by payment of all delinquent taxes, interest, penalty and costs; however there is no right of redemption after the close of business on the day before the sale date, scheduled for December 14, 2018 according to RCW 84.64.070.

All pleadings and process in this action and proceedings may be served upon Mark R. Clinton, Treasurer of Whitman County, Washington, at his office in the County Courthouse, Colfax, Whitman County, Washington.

This action brought by Mark R. Clinton, Whitman County Treasurer, by and through Denis Tracy, Whitman County Prosecutor.

DATED at Colfax, Washington this 26th day of September, 2018.

__________________

Denis Tracy

Whitman County Prosecuting Attorney -W.S.B.A.#20383 40/1

2018 CAUSE # 18 2 00208 38

CERTIFICATE

OF DELINQUENCY

#G-2015

BOOK FORM

ISSUED TO: WHITMAN COUNTY

FOR: 2015 AND PRIOR TAXES

STATE OF WASHINGTON

ss.

COUNTY OF WHITMAN

Plaintiff:

vs

Robert E. Boyce, Sharon Davis, The Estate of Guettinger-Cleveland, Community Action Center Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program, Pioneer Title, The United States of America, acting through the Farmers Home Administration, The heirs’ devisees of Wilma Guettinger-Cleveland deceased, Janita Kish, John and Janita Millspaugh and their spouses, Pioneer Title, Community Action Center Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program, Community Action Center of Whitman, Department of Social and Health Services Financial Services Administration Office of Financial Recovery, Stacia Palmer, Whitman County Title & Escrow, Inc J.P Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Corp, Bayview Loan Servicing LLC, Ronald Reed, Aaron McLellan/Lori Elroad, Zwicker & Associates, PC, Attorneys for Discover Bank, and each and every person having or claiming to have any right, title, lien or interest in, or upon, said real property, or any part thereof, by, through or under said named owner, or owners, and all persons unknown or known, if any, having or claiming to have any right, title, lien or interest or estate in, to or upon said real property,or any part thereof,

Defendants

THIS IS TO CERTIFY that I have this day, as Treasurer of Whitman County, issued to said County, this Certificate of Delinquency for taxes, interest and costs due and delinquent, September 25, 2018, the sum set in each description of the real property situated in Whitman County, State of Washington, and described as follows, TO WIT;

____________________________

PARCEL # 115900001040000, 115900001050000, 816250000000061

OWNER CODE# 173870

TAXPAYER/REPUTED OWNER: Boyce, Robert E.

OWNER OF RECORD: Robert E. Boyce

IMPROVEMENTS: Yes

YEAR: 2015 to 2018

AMOUNT DUE: $ 6,474.18

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 134 N. Whitman St. Rosalia, WA 99170

LEGAL DESCRIPTION:

Lot 4 and 5, Block 1, Cassidy’s Addition to Rosalia, according to plat thereof, recorded in Book F of Plats, page 34, records of Whitman County, Washington.

ALSO that portion of the southeast quarter of the southeast quarter of Section 10, Township 20 North, Range 43 East, W.M., described as follows:

BEGINNING at the northwest corner of Lot 4, Block 1, Cassidy’s Addition to Rosalia; thence northerly 25 feet along the easterly line of Whitman Street; thence in a straight line 130 feet more or less to the northeast corner of said lot 4; thence westerly along the north line of said Lot 4 to the point of beginning.

EXCEPT from both said parcels any portion thereof included within the boundaries of State Road No. 3 as conveyed to the State of Washington by deed recorded under Auditor’s File No. 78874, records of Whitman County, Washington.

____________________________

PARCEL # 114100000060000

OWNER CODE# 277640

TAXPAYER/REPUTED OWNER: Davis, Sharon

OWNER OF RECORD: Sharron Davis

IMPROVEMENTS: Yes

YEAR: 2015-2018

AMOUNT DUE:$ 11,078.37

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 1175 NE Lake St. Pullman, WA 99163

LEGAL DESCRIPTION:

Lot 6, of Williams Subdivision of Lot 10 of McGee’s Subdivision of Section 32, Township 15 North, Range 45 East, W.M., according to the plat thereof, recorded in Book H of Plats, page 43, records of Whitman County, Washington.

____________________________

PARCEL # 102500003040000

OWNER CODE# 388000

TAXPAYER/REPUTED OWNER: Guettinger-Cleveland, Estate

OWNER OF RECORD: The Estate of Guettinger-Cleveland, Community Action Center Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program, Pioneer Title, The United States of America, acting through the Farmers Home Administration, The heirs devisees of Willma Guettinger-Cleveland, deceased.

IMPROVEMENTS: Yes

YEAR: 2015-2018

AMOUNT DUE: $ 8,880.10

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 808 Line ST, Colton, WA 99113

LEGAL DESCRIPTION:

Lot 4, Block 3, Ferguson’s Third Addition to Colton, according to plat thereof, recorded in Book D of Plats, page 11, records of Whitman County, Washington.

____________________________

PARCEL # 105800012050000

OWNER CODE# 514990

TAXPAYER/REPUTED OWNER: Kish, Janita

OWNER OF RECORD: Janita Kish, John and Janita Millspaugh and their spouses, Pioneer Title, Community Action Center Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program, Commuity Action Center of Whitman, Department of Social and Health Services, Financial Services Administration, Office of Financial Recovery.

IMPROVEMENTS: Yes

YEAR: 2015-2018

AMOUNT DUE: $ 3,768.87

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 524 NE Broadway, Malden, WA 99149

LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lots 5 and 6, Block 12, Town of Malden, according to the plat thereof, recorded in Volume G of Plats, page 8, records of Whitman County, Washington.

____________________________

PARCEL # 107800012040000

OWNER CODE# 686100

TAXPAYER/REPUTED OWNER: Palmer, Stacia M.

OWNER OF RECORD: Stacia Palmer, J.P Morgan Mortgage Acquisition Corp, Bayview Loan Servicing LLC.

IMPROVEMENTS: No

YEAR: 2015-2018

AMOUNT DUE: $ 1,607.76

PROPERTY ADDRESS: Vacant Lot Palouse, WA 99161

LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lot 4, Block 12, Wiley’s Original Addition to the Town of Palouse City, according to plat thereof, recorded in Volume F of Plats, page 11, records of Whitman County, Washington.

____________________________

PARCEL # 106700012030000

OWNER CODE # 733900

TAXPAYER/REPUTED OWNER: Reed, Ronald G

OWNER OF RECORD: Ronald Reed, Aaron McLellan/Lori Elroad, Zwicker & Associates, PC, Attorneys for Discover Bank

IMPROVEMENTS: Yes

YEARS: 2015-2018

AMOUNT DUE: $ 5,207.89

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 207 E Bartlett St. Oakesdale, WA 99158

LEGAL DESCRIPTION:

Lots 1,2, and 3, Block 12, McCoys’s Addition to Oakesdale, according to the plat thereof, recorded in Book B of Plats, page 28, records of Whitman County, Washington.

Which several sums shall bear interest at the rate of twelve percent per annum, plus penalty and added costs, as required by law.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, witness my hand and seal as Treasurer of said County, in said State, this 25th day of September, 2018.

X

Mark R Clinton

Whitman County Treasurer 40/1

NOTICE OF HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Whitman County Commissioners have set the date of Monday, October 15, 2018, at 10:15 a.m. in their Chambers, Courthouse, Colfax, WA, for proposed amendment #2 to the 2018 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 $65,000,000. Copies of the proposed amendment will be available October 11, 2018 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 40/2

SUPERIOR COURT

OF WASHINGTON

COUNTY OF WHITMAN

JUVENILE COURT

No: 18-7-42-38 & 18-7-43-38

Welfare of:

Aden Keown (DOB: 3/8/13)

And

Sebastian Swan (DOB: 2/13/12 )

Notice and Summons/Order:

Termination of

Parent-Child Relationship

State of Washington To:

Amie Keown, Chris Standridge, Robert Swan, Ronald Bunn, Chris Harris, Anyone claiming a paternal interest

I. Notice of Hearing

1.1 You are notified that a petition, a copy of which is provided, was filed with this court alleging that:

Termination of Parent-Child Relationship: The above named child is dependent and a permanent termination of the parent-child relationship should occur. A termination Petition, if granted, will result in permanent loss of your parental rights.

Notice: If your child is placed in out-of-home care, you may be held responsible for the support of the child.

1.2 The court has scheduled a fact-finding hearing on:

November 1, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.

At: WHITMAN COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT

Address: N. 400 MAIN STREET, COLFAX, WA 99111

1.3 The purpose of the hearing is to hear and consider evidence relating to the petition. You should be present at this hearing.

1.4 If you do not appear the court may enter an order in your absence:

permanently terminating your parental rights.

II. Summons/Order to Appear

You are summoned and required to appear at the hearing on the date, time and place set forth above.

Notice: Violation of this Order or Summons is Subject to a Proceeding for Contempt of Court Pursuant to RCW 13.34.070.

III. Advice of Rights

You have important legal rights, and you must take steps to protect your interest.

You have the right to a fact-finding hearing before a judge. At the hearing, you have the right to speak on your own behalf, to introduce evidence, to examine witnesses, and to receive a decision based solely on the evidence presented to the judge. You should attend this hearing.

You have the right to be represented by a lawyer. If you cannot afford a lawyer you have the right to request that the court appoint a lawyer to represent you at public expense. If you qualify, a lawyer will be appointed by the court to represent you.

Your lawyer can look at the social and legal files in your case, talk to the supervising agency or other agencies, tell you about the law, help you understand your rights and help you at hearings.

If you wish to have a lawyer appointed, contact GINGER DEVORAK.

Address: P.O. BOX 679

COLFAX, WA 99111

Phone: 509-397-6244

You may call Cindy Anderson, DCFS Social Worker, for more information about your child. The agency’s name and telephone numbers are:

Address: 418 S. Main St., Ste. 2

Colfax, WA 99111

Phone: 509-397-5040

Dated: 09/10/2018

By direction of:

GARY LIBEY

Judge

JILL E. WHELCHEL

Clerk

By: Lorena J. Lynch

Deputy Clerk 40/3

NOTICE OF DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE

Colfax School District issued a determination of non-significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act Rules (Chapter 197-11 WAC) for the following project:

This project consists of approximately 10,000 square foot interior renovation of the existing Jennings Elementary school gymnasium. Approximately 92,600 square foot interior renovation of the existing Colfax High School to include minor upgrades to the existing school campus site. Replace the football field lights and poles. Addition of approximately 20,000 square feet of asphalt over existing gravel. Demolition of the existing old Bus Barn.

Copies of the DNS are available at no charge from Jerry Pugh Colfax School District (509) 397-4368. The public is invited to comment on this DNS by submitting written comments no later than 10/7/18 to Jerry Pugh, Colfax School District, 1207 North Morton Street, Colfax, WA 99111. 39/2

ST JOHN SCHOOL BOARD APPOINTMENT

DIRECTOR DISTRICT #1

Applications are being accepted through 12:00 noon Wednesday, October 17, 2018 for an opening on the St John School Board. Interviews will be conducted at the regularly scheduled board meeting on Monday, October 22, 2018. The vacancy occurs in the Director District #1 which is open to any qualified applicant living outside city limits AND North of SR 23 within the St John School District boundary. For official boundary information, please contact the School District. Applications are available at the School District by contacting Dana Crider, 301 W. Nob Hill, St John, WA 99171

or call 509-648-3336. 39/4

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR

THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN, PHH MORTGAGE

CORPORATION, Plaintiff

v.

RICHARD W. CONRAD, an individual; DAVID G. BARBER, an individual; CAREN M. BARBER, an individual; and all other persons or parties unknown claiming any legal or equitable right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real property described in the complaint herein, adverse to Plaintiff’s title, or any cloud on Plaintiff’s title to the Property, collectively designated as

DOES 1 through 50, inclusive, Defendants.

Case No. 18-2-00018-38

SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION

TO THE DEFENDANT: RICHARD W. CONRAD: In the name of the State of Washington, you are hereby required to appear and defend the complaint filed against you in the above entitled Court within thirty (30) days from the date of the first publication of this summons. The date of first publication in this matter is Sept. 20, 2018. If you fail timely to appear and answer, for want thereof, plaintiff(s) will apply to the court for relief demanded in the complaint. This is a judicial foreclosure of a deed of trust in which the plaintiff requests that the plaintiff be allowed to foreclose your interest in the following described real property:

That portion of the northeast quarter of the northwest quarter of Section 14, Township 16 North, Range 43 East, W.M., as follows: BEGINNING at a point on the east line of Mill Street 245 feet north along said east line from the north line of Island Street; thence east on a line parallel with said north line of Island Street 145 feet; thence angle to the left 83º30’, 177.14 feet; thence angle to the left 96º30’, 65.05 feet; thence south parallel with the east line of Mill Street 70 feet; thence west parallel to the north line of Island Street 100 feet to the east line of Mill Street; thence south along said east line to the point of beginning.

Commonly known as: 412 N. Mill Street, Colfax, WA 99111.

NOTICE TO THE DEFENDANT: READ THESE PAPERS CAREFULLY! You must "appear" to protect your rights in this matter. To "appear" you must file with the court a legal paper called a "motion" or "reply." The "motion" or "reply" must be given to the court clerk or administrator within 30 days along with the required filing fee. It must be in proper form and have proof of service on the Plaintiff’s attorney or, if the Plaintiff does not have an attorney, proof of service on the Plaintiff. If you have questions, you should see an attorney immediately. If you need help in finding an attorney, you may call the Washington State Bar's Lawyer Referral Service. The Washington State Bar`s web address is http://www.wsba.org. This Summons is issued pursuant to Rule 4 of the Superior Court Civil Riles of the State of Washington. Malcolm ♦ Cisneros, A Law Corporation, Nathan F. Smith, WASB #43160, [email protected] Attorneys for Plaintiff 2112 Business Center Drive, Second Floor, Irvine, CA 92612, P: (949) 252-9400, F: (949) 252-1032 PUBLISH: 9-20-18, 9-27-18, 10-4-18, 10-11-18. 38/4

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

TOWN OF LACROSSE,

WASHINGTON

A Public Hearing, to discuss Revenue Sources including consideration of possible increases in property tax revenue of 1% and the Preliminary 2019 Budget Hearing for the Town of LaCrosse will be held on Thursday, October 11, 2018, in the Town Hall at 7:00 p.m. Residents attending the hearing have the right to provide written and oral comments and ask questions concerning the budget. The LaCrosse Town Hall is handicap accessible. Arrangements to reasonably accommodate the needs of special classes for citizens, including handicap accessibility or interpreter, will be made upon receiving twenty-four (24) hour advance notice. For more information contact LaCrosse Town Hall, Angela Broeckel (509) 549-3330. 40/1

Town of Lamont

Ordinance No. 2018-2

An Ordinance fixing the time and place of meeting of the Council of the Town of Lamont.

The Council of the Town of Lamont shall meet at 6:00 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the Lamont Town Hall at 302 Eighth Street.

Copies of the full text of the ordinance will be mailed or emailed upon request from Town of Lamont, 302 Eighth St., Lamont, WA 99017, 509-257-9810, [email protected] 40/1

2019 PRELIMINARY BUDGET HEARING

2019 REVENUE SOURCES

PUBLIC HEARING

TOWN OF FARMINGTON

The Farmington Town Council will hold a public hearing on the 2019 Preliminary Budget & 2019 Revenue Sources during their October 15th Town Council Meeting.

The public hearing will be held during their regular meeting after the hour of 6:00 P.M. in the Council Chambers at the Farmington Community Center - 203 East Main Street - Farmington, WA.

All citizens are invited and encouraged to attend.

Barbara Dial-Flomer, Clerk-Treasurer 40/2

TOWN OF GARFIELD

REQUEST FOR

QUALIFICAITONS TO FURNISH ENGINEERING SERVICES

Railroad Crossings

2nd and 3rd Streets

The TOWN OF GARFIELD solicits interest from consulting firms with expertise in Civil and Structural Engineering Design. This agreement will be for approximately 2 YEARS in duration with the option for the TOWN OF GARFIELD to extend it for additional time and money if necessary. Consultants will be considered for the following project.

The TOWN OF GARFIELD reserves the right to amend terms of this “Request for Qualifications” (RFQ) to circulate various addenda, or to withdraw the RFQ at any time, regardless of how much time and effort consultants have spent on their responses.

Project Description

The work to be performed by the CONSULTANT consists of preparing preliminary engineering design for improvements to 2ND & 3rd Street improvements. The work will consist of replacing the 2nd Street and the 3rd Street railroad crossing within the streets and sidewalks that meets ADA requirements. Work will also consist of replacing sidewalk on 3rd Street between railroad tracks and Lincoln Street. This project does not have a mandatory UDBE goal. The major features of the project are as follows:

• Connect the existing sidewalks on 2nd Street & 3rd Street through the railroad crossing to provide an ADA accessible pathway.

• Modification of the existing railroad surfacing of 2nd Street & 3rd Street to accommodate the pathway.

• Update all signage and markings on 2nd Street & 3rd Street to current MUTCD standards.

The TOWN OF GARFIELD reserves the right to retain the services of the successful firm(s) for any subsequent phases right of way or construction associated with this project.

Evaluation Criteria

Submittals will be evaluated and ranked based on the following criteria:

1) Qualification of Proposed Project Manager

2) Qualifications/Expertise of Firm

3) Ability to meet schedule

4) Approach to project

5) Familiarity with WSDOT/FHWA standards

6) Past Performance/References

Submittal

Submittals should include the following information: Firm name, phone and fax numbers; Name of Principal-in-Charge and Project Manager; and Number of employees in each firm proposed to project.

Please submit FOUR copies of your Statement of Qualifications to: TOWN OF GARFIELD and NANCY WHITESELL no later than 10:00 a.m. on October 19th, 2018. Submittals will not be accepted after that time and date. Any questions regarding this project should be directed to NANCY WHITESELL at 509-635-1604.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Information

The TOWN OF GARFIELD 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 NANCY WHITESELL at [email protected] or by calling collect 509-635-1604.

Title VI Statement

The TOWN OF GARFIELD 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 ensure 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.”

Dates of publication in the WHITMAN COUNTY GAZETTE September 27th, October 4th & October 11th, 2018. 39/3

 
 

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