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Legal Notices: Feb. 7, 2019

 

February 7, 2019



NOTICE OF SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that in accordance with an order heretofore entered on February 4, 2019 by the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Whitman, State of Washington, directing sale of surplus property hereinafter described, the Whitman County Treasurer had directed Whitman County Public Works to sell the items listed below at an auction to be held online at a surplus internet site or by live auction or combination of both at a location or time unknown at this point.

ER&R Vehicles and Equipment:

Equip.# Year Brand Model VIN

2045 Unknown TowMotor Forklift Unknown

3010 1985 Mack RS688LS 1M2T157C4FM001981

5003 1998 John Deere 772C-H DW772CH56T678

6509 1965 Frink Truck Plow 509-562LI

6510 1965 Frink Truck Plow 509-487LI

6511 1965 Frink Truck Plow

6519 1982 Wac 12’ Truck Plow WO1259

7105 2006 Ford F250 4WD 1FTSF21P06ED71963

7108 2006 Ford F250 4WD 1FTSF21P66ED40535

7342 2006 Ford F250 4WD 1FTSX21P66ED40535

9012 2003 Ford Explorer 1FMZU72K73UB73882

9019 2009 Chevrolet Trail Blazer LT 1GNDT33S092131865

9021 2011 Ford Explorer 1FMHK8B89BGA39612

9417 2009 Chevrolet Impala Police Sed. 2G1W557M191304362

9418 2009 Dodge Charger 2B3CL1CT6BH540145

3 Miscellaneous Plows

Other Department Owned Vehicles

Weed Board 1999 Dodge Dakota 4WD 1B7GG22X0XS241719

Dated at Colfax this 4th of February 2019.

Chris Nelson, Whitman County Treasurer 6/1

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Whitman County Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 10:30 a.m. on the 19th day of February 2019, in the County Commissioners' Chambers, located in the Whitman County Courthouse, Colfax, Washington.

The purpose of the hearing is to receive public testimony on a proposed amendment to Whitman County Code Chapter 2.39, Travel/Advance Travel Policy.

Copies of the proposed amendment may be obtained in the Office of the Whitman County Commissioners, Courthouse, Colfax, Washington, during regular County business hours, beginning Monday, February 13, 2019.

Any person may appear at the hearing and present testimony in favor of, or in opposition to the proposed amendment.

Persons requiring ADA accommodations should advise us of that need by providing 72 hour notice by calling 509-397-5240. Handicap accessibility is available using the east entrance (Mill Street) to the Courthouse.

Dated this 4th day of February 2019.

Maribeth Becker, CMC, Clerk of the Board 6/2

NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS FOR COUNTY PRINTING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Whitman County Commissioners will, up to the hour of 10:15 a.m. on the 1st day of April 2019, receive sealed bids for county printing for the year July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020. Bids will be opened at 10:15 a.m. in the Commissioners' Chambers, Whitman County Courthouse Colfax Washington.

Said printing, including all heads and sub-heads, shall be set solid without leads, and all heads, or sub-heads, shall be set in the same size type as is used in the body of the printing; each bidder is required to specify the size and type and width of column he will use should he become the successful bidder therefore, and each bidder shall also accompany his bid with a sample of the style, size, and kind of printing he will reproduce; together with a statement of his price per column wide, at which time he will do the County printing and also with a copy of regular current issue of his newspaper, and a sworn affidavit setting for the actual bonafide paid circulation of the bidder's newspaper in Whitman County as of March, 2019.

Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check in the amount of $1,000.00 payable to the order of the County Treasurer, the same to be forfeited to Whitman County in case the successful bidder fails to enter into a contract and furnish a surety bond or certificate of deposit at a Whitman County, Washington Bank or Savings Institution payable to the Whitman County Commissioners in the amount of $5,000.00 within ten days from the time of awarding the contract; said bond or certificate of deposit to be approved by the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners before it is filed.

The contract will require the successful bidder(s) to furnish a copy of each newspaper to two (2) County Departments, free of charge (Commissioners and Human Resources) as a condition of its bid. A copy of the contract can be obtained by contacting the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners.

All bids must be filed with the Clerk of the Board on or before the time specified in order to be considered, and will then be opened by said Board at its office in the Whitman County Courthouse at Colfax, Washington. The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids for any reason whatsoever.

Maribeth Becker, CMC, Clerk of the Board 6/2

Notice of Hearing / Intent to Dispose of Surplus County Property

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Legislative Authority of Whitman County, Washington will hold a public hearing on Monday, February 19, 2019 at 10:50 a.m., or as soon as possible thereafter, in the Commissioner’s Chamber, in the Whitman County Courthouse, Colfax Washington for the purpose of declaring their intention to dispose of surplus County property, more particularly described as follows:

Equipment:

Equip. Year Brand Model

Bleachers Unknown Safway Unknown

Your view, for or against, the sale of this surplus property are invited by attendance, representation, or letter. The Whitman County Commissioners’ Chambers are accessible by the Mill Street entrance to the Courthouse.

DATED: 02/4/2019

Maribeth Becker, CMC, Clerk of the Board 6/2

Colfax School District

2018 Bond Projects

INVITATION TO BID

COLFAX SCHOOL DISTRICT

1207 North Morton Street

Colfax, Washington 99111

509.397.3042

DESIGN WEST ARCHITECTS

254 East Main Street

Pullman, WA 99163

509.332.3113

You are invited to bid on a General Contract for modernization construction for the Colfax School District’s 2018 Bond Projects. The project consists of a renovation of the original gymnasium (approximately 9,500 SF), and complete re-roofing of Jennings Elementary School, and the complete renovation of Colfax High School (approximately 92,600 SF), including Site Work, Structures, Finishes, Fire Protection, Mechanical, and Electrical work.

Preliminary Estimate:

Base Bid: $12,600,000

Proposals will be accepted by the District until 3:00 pm (Base Bid) and 4:00 pm (Alternates and Subcontractor List), prevailing time, on Thursday, February 28, 2019, at the Colfax School District Office at 1207 North Morton Street, Colfax, Washington 99111. Base Bid and Alternate proposals will be opened publicly and read aloud at 4:00pm. Interested parties are invited to attend.

A Pre-Bid Conference, optional for all General Contractor prospective bidders, will be held Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at 2:00 pm at the project site, 1207 North Morton Street, Colfax, Washington, 99111.

Plans and Specifications are available, beginning January 28, 2019, through the Architect. E-mailed PDF drawings and specifications are available at no cost. Printed paper sets are available at $250 per set (limit 2 sets to General Contractors and 1 set for subcontractors). The cost is refundable provided the documents are returned in good condition within 10 days after bid opening to the Architect’s office. Additional sets may be purchased at cost, non-refundable.

Contact Chelsea Holstad, Office Manager with Design West Architects by e-mail at [email protected] to request documents.

Bid security amounting to five percent (5%) of the total Base Bid must accompany each Bidder's proposal in accordance with Instructions to Bidders.

Bid documents will be available for examination during the bidding period at the following locations:

Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. – Spokane, WA

Abadan Regional Plan Center – Spokane, WA

Hermiston Plan Center – Hermiston, OR

Dodge Data & Analytics – Seattle, WA

Southwest Washington Contractors Association – Vancouver, WA

Spokane Regional Plan Center – Spokane, WA

Tri-City Construction Council – Kennewick, WA

Walla Walla Valley Plan Center – Walla Walla, WA

Wenatchee Plan & Copy Center – Wenatchee, WA

Yakima Plan Center – Yakima, WA

Builders Exchange of Washington – Everett, WA

CMD Group – Norcross, GA

iSqFt + Bidclerk – Chicago, IL

The Bluebook – Jefferson Valley, NY

No bidder may withdraw his proposal after the date and time set for opening thereof or before Award of Contract, unless said award is delayed beyond 30 days. Substantial Completion shall be achieved in compliance with Section 01 10 00 of the project specifications.

The project requires compliance with prevailing wage under RCW 39.12 and apprenticeship participation of 15% under RCW 39.04.320.

The District reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals, and in particular, to reject a proposal not accompanied by the required bid security or data required. The process shall comply with WAC 180-29-105, RCW 28A.335.190 and RCW 43.19.1906. 5/2

ST JOHN SCHOOL BOARD APPOINTMENT

DIRECTOR DISTRICT #3

Applications are being accepted through 4:00 p.m. Thursday, February 21, 2019 for an opening on the St John School Board. Interviews will be conducted at the regularly scheduled board meeting on Monday, February 25, 2019. The vacancy occurs in the Director District #3 which is open to any qualified applicant living within the following boundary: Starting at the intersection of school district and SR 23. Southeast on SR 23 to city limits. South and east on city limits to Heglar. South on Heglar to city limits. West, south, and east on city limits to Park St. North on Park St to State St. East on State St to Main St. North on Main St. to Front St/SR 23. East on Front St/SR 23 to school district boundary. South along school district boundary to the point of the beginning. For official boundary information and a map of the open position, please visit our website http://www.sje.wednet.edu or 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. 6/3

LEGAL NOTICE

SUPERIOR COURT, State of Washington, County of Whitman, In the Estate of: Arthur Leyendekker Jr., Deceased, Case No. 18-4-00057-38, Probate Notice to Creditors. The person named below has been appointed as Administrator/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. 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: February 7, 2019, Administrator/Personal Representatives, Katherine Cooley; Winston & Cashatt, Lawyers, by Lisa A. Malpass, WSBA No. 34057, Attorneys for Administrator/Personal Representative, 601 W. Riverside Ave., #1900, Spokane, WA 99201 6/3

SUMMONS By Publication

TO: Vincente Ponce

You have been sued by

Betty Jean Ponce,

the Respondent,

in the District Court in and for Benewah County, Idaho,

Case No. CV05-18-447.

The nature of the claim

against you is for Divorce.

Any time after 21 days following the last publication of this Summons, the court may enter a judgment against you without further notice, unless prior to that time you have filed a written response in the proper form, including the case number, and paid any required filing fee to the Clerk of the Court at 701 W. College Ave. STE. 203, St. Maries, ID 83861, Phone (208) 245-3241, and served a copy of your response on the other party, whose mailing address and telephone number are:13445 W. Whittenburg St., Boise, ID 83713, Phone (208) 297-5304.

A copy of the Summons and Petition/Motion can be obtained by contacting either the Clerk of the Court or the other party. If you wish legal assistance, you should immediately retain an attorney to advise you in this matter.

Date:1/11/2019

Benewah County District Court

_________________

By: Dori M. Batson,

Deputy Clerk

Full Name of-Party Filing Document

Betty Jean Ponce

Mailing Address (Street or Post Office Box)

13445 W. Whittenburg St.

Boise, ID 83713

Ph. 1-208-297-5304

IN THE DISTRICT COURT FOR THE FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT

FOR THE STATE OF IDAHO,

IN AND FOR

THE COUNTY OF Benewah

Betty Jean Ponce

Petitioner,

vs.

Vincente Ponce

Respondent.

Case No. CV05-18-447

ORDER FOR SERVICE

After examining the record, Petitioner's Verified Petition, Motion and Affidavit for Service, the Court finds the Petitioner is a necessary and proper party.

After due diligence, Respondent's current whereabouts are unknown, and IT IS ORDERED that service of the Summons be made by publication, in the Whitman County Gazette, a newspaper published at Colfax, Washington, and printed at Lewiston, Idaho, the newspaper most likely to give notice. Publication shall be made at least once a week for four (4) consecutive weeks. Within ten days of this Order, Petitioner shall also mail a copy of the Summons and Petition to the Respondent at his/her last known street or post office address.

Date: Jan. 11, 2019

_______________

Judge Douglas Payne

Copy served on the Petitioner by hand delivery.

Date: 1-11-19

Clerk of the District Court

_______________

Dori M. Batson,

Deputy Clerk 6/4

Report of the Pine City Cemetery Association

of Receipts and Disbursements from the

Lucy M. Wiley Memorial Farm

Year 2018

Receipts:

Cash on hand 1-1-00 1/1/2018, 12:00:00 AM $24,255.25

Crop $17,617.15

Total Cash and Receipts

$41,872.40

Disbursements:

Gas & Chemicals $1,425.23

Insurance $1,013.00

Machine Hire $1,785.00

Repairs & Maintenance $1,613.31

Supplies $50.00

Taxes $2,904.54

Utilities $2,414.30

Miscellaneous $17.50

Grounds Keeping $9,389.44

Labor $1,440.00

Tota Disbursements $22,052.32

6/1

TOWN OF ST. JOHN

2019-2020

CONSULTANT SERVICES

The Town of St John is requesting statements of qualifications (SOQ) from Engineering/Planning firms interested in providing professional services during the calendar years of 2019-2020. Potential projects include: sewer, water, street, planning, design, and construction, contract administration, on-call consulting and grant applications. Individuals or firms wishing to be considered for projects 2019-2020 should submit a statement of qualifications showing their experience in the categories listed, references, and resume of proposed staff to be assigned to these projects, and past performance using MBE/WBE firms. Three copies of the SQQ must be submitted to the Town of St John, P.O. Box 298, St. John, WA 99171 no later than 5:00 p.m. on February 25, 2019.

The Town may elect to interview any or all or select one or more firms from the submittals received. The Town reserves the right to advertise and retain other consultants on individual projects independent of the firm selected from this solicitation.

The Town of St John is an equal opportunity employer, minority and women owned enterprises are encouraged to submit. EEO Compliance review report forms will be used on all projects receiving state and federal funds. This solicitation does not bind the Town of St John to pay any costs incurred by the respondents in the preparation and submission of an SOQ. 6/2

ORDINANCE N0.413X

AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO WATER SERVICE BY:

AMENDING SECTIONS ONE AND TWO OF ORDINANCE

NO. 395X, FIXING MONTHLY

WATER RATES; FIXING

CONNECTION CHARGES;

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. 395X is hereby amended to read as follows:

Section 1: SCHEDULE OF WATER RATES: From March 1, 2019, there shall be charged for providing water supplied by the Town through a water meter the sum of $44.00 for the first 5,000 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 5,000 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 excess of 60,000 gallons during any calendar month. The charge for connection 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 sue 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 $44.00 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 - $376.00 per month for the first 45,000 gallons and $.65 per thousand gallons in excess of 45,000 gallons.

2. Swimming Pool - $209.00 per month for the first 25,000 gallons and $.65 per thousand gallons in excess of 25,000 gallons.

3. Community Pride Senior Living - $44.00 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 28th day of January, 2019 and signed by the Mayor and attested by the Town Clerk in authentication thereof.

_______________

Michael G. Webb

MAYOR

ATTEST:

By Linda J. Hayes,

TOWN CLERK 6/1

ORDINANCE NO. 414X

AN ORDINANCE FIXING SEWER RATES BY AMENDING SECTION 3 OF ORDINANCE NO. 396X 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. 396X is hereby amended to read as follows:

The following minimum monthly rates and charges are hereby fixed for sewer services and shall be effective as of March 1, 2019:

1. Schools - $722.00 per month

2. Community Pride Senior Living - $32.00 per unit x 16 units= $512.00 per month

3. St. John Swimming Pool - $44.00 per month

4. All Residences and Commercial Dwellings - $44.00 per month

5. Hook up Charge - $300.00

The foregoing rates shall be paid by all water users whose premises are required to be connected to the sewer line and system of the Town as in this ordinance provided. All sewer ser 1ices 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. 396X 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 $44.00 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 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 3: DISCONTINUANCE OF SERVICE CHARGES: From and after February 1, 2018, 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 $44.00 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 28th day of March, 2019, and signed by the Mayor and attested by the Town Clerk in authentication thereof.

_________________

Michael G. Webb

MAYOR

ATTESTED:

By Linda J. Hayes

TOWN CLERK 6/1

PINE CREEK CONSERVATION DISTRICT

2019 Elected and Appointed Board Member

Positions Due Notice

The Pine Creek Conservation District is pleased to announce an opportunity to contribute to conservation and your community by serving on the Board of Supervisors. Supervisors are public officials who direct the activities of the Conservation District. Although they serve without compensation, they are eligible to be reimbursed for appropriate expenses. Two positions are available, one elected and one appointed. For the elected position, interested candidates must submit a completed Candidate Information Form to the district by the filing deadline of 5:00 PM, February 13, 2019. For the appointed position, interested candidates must submit a completed Appointment Form to the Washington State Conservation Commission no later than March 31, 2019. For the elected position, candidate must be a registered voter, must reside within the District boundary and may be required to own land or operate a farm. For the appointed position, candidate must be a registered voter in the State of Washington and may be required to own land or operate a farm. For more information, or to obtain application forms, please contact the Pine Creek Conservation District at 401 S. SR 27, Oakesdale, WA or calling 509-285-5122. Information and forms may also be obtained from the Conservation Commission website at http://www.scc.wa.gov. 5/2

Whitman County Public Hospital District No. 3

dba Whitman Hospital and Medical Center offers for sale at $8,900 the

following “as-is, where-is” item.

1988 Sandpoint Mobile Home Trailer, 3 Bdrm, 1 Bath, Electric Heat & A/C.

Presently located at Hilltop Mobile Home & RV Park, Colfax, WA. Trailer may be removed or remain in current location if buyer chooses to rent current lot space from Hilltop (est. rent $315 incl. water/sewer). For questions or offers please contact Abby Smith at 509-397-5755 or [email protected] 6/1

2019 Election Due Notice

Pine Creek Conservation District adopted a resolution at their December 12th, 2018 board meeting setting an election for an expiring elected board position on the Pine Creek Conservation District Board. The election will be held March 13, 2019 at the District Office, 401 S. State Route 27, Oakesdale, WA. Polls will open at 1:00 PM and close at 5:30 PM. Registered voters who reside within the Conservation District boundary are eligible to vote. Elections procedures are available at the district office. Absentee ballots are available upon request for eligible voters, but must be requested on or before 5:00 PM on February 20, 2019. To obtain an absentee ballot or for more information, please contact the Pine Creek Conservation District at the address or phone number listed above. 5/2

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT

OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR

THE COUNTY OF SPOKANE

In the Matter of the Estate of:

Lia June Berg

aka Linda June Berg,

Deceased.

NO. 19400084-32

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

The Personal Representative named below has been appointed and has qualified as the 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 R.C.W. l 1.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or to the Personal Representatives's attorney at the addresses 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 (30) days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under R.C.W. 11.40.020(l)(c); or (2) four (4) months after the date of the first pub1ication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in R.C. W. 11.40.051 or R.C. W 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the probate assets and non-probate assets of the decedent.

_______________

Brandon S. Lever,

Personal Representative

P.O. Box 5112

Boise, ID 83705-0112

By:_______________

John K. Weigand, P.S.

WSBA No. 17356

Attorney for the Estate

1403 S. Grand Blvd., Suite 203N Spokane, Washington 99203 (509) 838-1459 5/3

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT

OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

IN AND FOR

THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN

WILMINGTON SAVINGS FUND SOCIETY, FSB, D/B/A

CHRISTIANA TRUST, NOT

INDIVIDUALLY BUT AS TRUSTEE FOR PRETIUM

MORTGAGE ACQUISITION TRUST

Plaintiff(s),

vs.

BETTS BERRY; JAKE WINFRED TAYLOR; UNKNOWN HEIRS OF DONALD G. ESTES; JOHN AND/OR JANE DOE, UNKNOWN OCCUPANTS/CO-HABITANTS OF THE SUBJECT PREMISES,

Defendant(s),

No. 18-2-00131-38

SHERIFF'S PUBLIC NOTICE FOR WRIT

FOR ORDER OF SALE

TO: BETTS BERRY; JAKE WINFRED TAYLOR; UNKNOWN HEIRS OF DONALD G. ESTES; JOHN AND/OR JANE DOE, UNKNOWN OCCUPANTS/CO-HABITANTS OF THE SUBJECT PREMISES, Judgment Debtors.

The Superior Court of Whitman County has directed the undersigned Sheriff of Whitman County to sell the property described below to satisfy a judgment in the above-entitled action. The property to be sold is described as:

Assessor’s Parcel/Tax ID Numbers: 116100006030000

Lot 3, Block 6, PROFF’S ADDITION TO ROSALIA, according to plat thereof, recorded in Book E of Plats, page 21, records of Whitman County, Washington

Also commonly known as: 611 South Summit Avenue, Rosalia, WA 99170

The sale of the above described property is to take place:

Time: 10:00 AM

Date: Friday March 8, 2019

Place: Whitman County Courthouse Lobby, N. 404 Main Street, Colfax, Washington

The judgment debtor can avoid the sale by paying the judgment amount of $52,674.76 together with interest, costs, and fees before the sale date. For the exact amount, contact the Sheriff at the address stated below:

Dated this 16th Day of January, 2019

BRETT J. MYERS

Whitman County Sheriff

By_________________

Kay Auvil

Records & Information Officer

411 North Mill Street

Colfax, WA 99111

509-397-6266

509-397-2099 (Fax) 4/4

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON,

WHITMAN COUNTY

Estate of

MARLENE J. BROWN,

Deceased.

NO. 19-4-00004-38

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:

January 31, 2019

Laurie L. Brown,

Personal Representative

Attorney for Personal Representative:

____s/s___________________

THEODORE F.S. RASMUSSEN WSBA 8720

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 .: 19-4-00005-38 5/3

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT

OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

IN AND FOR

THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN

WILMINGTON SAVINGS FUND SOCIETY, FSB, D/B/A

CHRISTIANA TRUST, NOT

INDIVIDUALLY BUT AS TRUSTEE FOR PRETIUM

MORTGAGE

ACQUISITION TRUST,

Plaintiff,

vs.

BETTS BERRY; JAKE WINFRED TAYLOR; UNKNOWN HEIRS OF DONALD G. ESTES; JOHN AND/OR JANE DOE, UNKNOWN OCCUPANTS/CO-HABITANTS OF THE SUBJECT PREMISES,

Defendants,

CAUSE NO. 18-2-00131-38

SHERIFF'S NOTICE TO

JUDGMENT DEBTOR FOR WRIT FOR ORDER OF SALE

TO: BETTS BERRY; JAKE WINFRED TAYLOR; UNKNOWN HEIRS OF DONALD G. ESTES; JOHN AND/OR JANE DOE, UNKNOWN OCCUPANTS/CO-HABITANTS OF THE SUBJECT PREMISES, Judgment Debtors

The Superior Court of Whitman County has directed the undersigned Sheriff of Whitman County to sell the property described below to satisfy a judgment in the above-entitled action. The property to be sold is described as:

Assessor’s Parcel/Tax ID Number: 116100006030000

Lot 3, Block 6, PROFF’S ADDITION TO ROSALIA, according to plat thereof, recorded in Book E of Plats, page 21, records of Whitman County, Washington.

Also commonly known as: 611 South Summit Avenue, Rosalia, WA 99170

The sale of the above described property is to take place:

Time: 10:00

Date: Friday, March 8th, 2019

Place: Front Door, West Entrance, Whitman County Courthouse, N. 404 Main Street, Colfax, Washington

The judgment debtor can avoid the sale by paying the judgment amount of $52,674.76 together with interest, costs, and fees before the sale date. For the exact amount, contact the Sheriff at the address stated below:

This property is subject to: The redemption period is 8 months.

Dated at Colfax, Washington this 16th day of January, 2019.

BRETT J. MYERS

Whitman County Sheriff

By__________________

Kay Auvil

Records & Information Officer

411 North Mill Street

Colfax, WA 99111-0470

509-397-6266

509-397-2099 (Fax) 4/6

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT

OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

IN AND FOR

THE COUNTY OF WHITMAN

CIT BANK, N.A.,

Plaintiff(s),

vs.

THE ESTATE OF THEODORE C. TORGESON AKA THEODORE C. TORGESON JR., an Estate;

TRACIE RAE SISK, an heir; TROY TORGESON, an heir; BLAKE TORGESON, an heir; UNKNOWN HEIRS OF THEODORE C. TORGESON AKA THEODORE C. TORGESON, JR., unknown heirs; and all other persons, parties, or occupants 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,

Defendant(s),

No. 16-2-00201-1

SHERIFF'S PUBLIC NOTICE

OF ORDER OF SALE

TO: THE ESTATE OF THEODORE C. TORGESON AKA THEODORE C. TORGESON JR., an Estate; TRACY RAE SISK, an heir; TROY TORGESON, an heir; BLAKE TORGESON, an heir; UNKNOWN HEIRS OF THEODORE C. TORGESON AKA THEODORE C. TORGESON, JR., unknown heirs; and all other persons, parties, or occupants 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, Judgment Debtors.

The Superior Court of Whitman County has directed the undersigned Sheriff of Whitman County to sell the property described below to satisfy a judgment in the above-entitled action. The property to be sold is described as:

Assessor’s Parcel/Tax ID Numbers: 104950016090000

Lots 7, 8 and 9, Block 16, LaCrosse, according to plat thereof, recorded in Book E of Plats, page 24, records of Whitman County, Washington

Also commonly known as: 507 S Main Street, LaCrosse, WA 99143

The sale of the above described property is to take place:

Time: 10:00 AM

Date: Friday, February 22, 2019

Place: Whitman County Courthouse Lobby, N. 404 Main Street, Colfax, Washington

The judgment debtor can avoid the sale by paying the judgment amount of $85,182.11 together with interest, costs, and fees before the sale date. For the exact amount, contact the Sheriff at the address stated below:

Dated this 18th Day of January, 2019

BRETT J. MYERS

Whitman County Sheriff

By__________________

Kay Auvil

Records & Information Officer

411 North Mill Street

Colfax, WA 99111

509-397-6266

509-397-2099 (Fax) 4/4

CALL FOR BIDS

Sealed bids will be received by the architect until 2:00 PM prevailing time, on February 21, 2019 at the St. John School District Office, 301 West Nob Hill, St. John, WA 99171. Interested parties are invited to attend.

Project: St. John School Reroof

The work consists of the installation of new direct overlay TPO roofing, over the existing roof membrane, for all existing roof membrane sections of the St John School. The project includes, but is not limited to: demolition and repair of designated ponding areas, and approximately 62,000 square feet of new roofing membrane installation.

Bidders are strongly encouraged to attend the Pre-Bid Conference to be held at 3:00 PM, on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, in the St John School Library, at the project site, on 301 W Nob Hill St., St John, Washington.

Plans, specifications, and bidding documents are available through the Architect; electronically at no cost or at $25 per set. The cost is non-refundable. Contact Chelsea Holstad, Office Manager with Design West Architects by e-mail at [email protected] to request documents.

Plans, specifications and bidding documents may be viewed at the following Plan Centers:

Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. – Spokane Valley, WA

Abadan Regional Plan Center – Spokane, WA

Lewiston-Clarkston Plan Service – Lewiston, ID

Walla Walla Valley Plan Center – Walla Walla, WA

Spokane Regional Plan Center – Spokane, WA

Tri-City Construction Council – Kennewick, WA

The local agency hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, political affiliation, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, disabilities, or any other protected status in consideration of an award.

CONTRACT TIME: To be completed within 60 Calendar days from Notice to Proceed.

A bid bond in the amount of 5% of the total bid amount is required.

St John/Endicott School District reserves the rights to reject any and all bids, to waive technicalities or irregularities, and after careful consideration of all bids and factors involved, make the award to best serve the interests of St John/Endicott School District. 6/2

SUPERIOR COURT

OF WASHINGTON

FOR WHITMAN COUNTY

In the matter of the Estate of:

EUSTACE LINCOLN JAMES,

Deceased.

No. 19-4-00008-38

PROBATE NOTICE

TO CREDITORS

RCW 11.40.030

THERESA JAMES 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 attorneys 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(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: January 31, 2019

Attorneys for the Personal Representative:

ESSER, SANDBERG & BOYD, PLLC

By: Timothy Esser, #6864

520 E Main St, Pullman, WA 99163 5/3

A board seat on the Palouse Conservation District

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 appointed positions do not have to live within the district to apply. For more information, or to obtain an application form, please contact the Palouse Conservation District at [email protected] or 509-332-4101 x103. You can also visit the Conservation Commission website at http://www.scc.wa.gov/. Applications and supporting materials must be received by the Commission no later than March 31, 2019. 4/6/8

TOWN OF ROSALIA

2019 WATER/SEWER IMPROVEMENTS

WHITMAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON

INVITATION FOR BIDS

Sealed bids for the Town of Rosalia 2019 Water/Sewer Improvements project,

will be received at the Town of Rosalia, Town Hall, 110 W. Fifth St.,

Rosalia, WA 99170 until 10:00 a.m., February 28, 2019, at which time the

bids will be publicly opened and read.

• Base Bid: The project generally consists of work to install new water main

and service connections on Fairview Ave. from 4th Street to 8th Street,

telemetry upgrades at the reservoir, and related items of work.

• Additive Alternate 1: Continues water line work on Fairview Avenue to

9th Street, then down 9th Street to the intersection at Josephine

Avenue. It also consists of removing and replacing a manhole

and associated sewer pipe.

• Additive Alternate 2: Additive Alternate 2 consists of work to install

new sewer main, lateral connections, manhole replacement, new water main,

and associated work on 1st Street from Whitman Avenue to Summit Avenue.

Copies of the Contract Documents for bidding purposes may be

obtained at http://www.jubplanroom.com. Should you need assistance with this

process, contact J-U-B ENGINEERS, Inc. at (509) 458-3727.

Informational copies of the plans and specifications are on file for

inspection at the office of J-U-B ENGINEERS, Inc. and Rosalia Town Hall. For

information regarding the project contact: Layne Merritt, P.E., Project Manager, (509) 458-3727. All bids must be sealed and plainly marked “SEALED BID FOR TOWN OF ROSALIA 2019 WATER/SEWER IMPROVEMENTS”

All bid proposals shall be accompanied by a bid proposal deposit in cash, certified check, cashiers check, or surety bond in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of

the amount of such bid proposal. Only properly executed proposals submitted on the forms furnished by the Town of Rosalia will be accepted. All bidders are

required to submit a list of subcontractors that will perform work on the project amounting to ten percent (10%) or more of the contract amount.

A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held 9:00 AM on Tuesday,

February 19, 2019 at Rosalia Town Hall, 110 W. Fifth St., Rosalia, WA.

A tabulation of the bids received, together with the recommendation of the Mayor

of Rosalia, will be presented to the Town Council at the first available regularly

scheduled meeting. The Town Council reserves the right to reject any and all

proposals, to waive any and all informalities and the right to disregard all

nonconforming, nonresponsive or conditional Proposals.

All work performed on this project will be subject to the higher of the

prevailing state or federal wage rates.

This project is funded through the State Commerce Community

Development Block Grant program with federal funds from the

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Award of the construction contract is contingent upon approval by the funding agency.

The Town of Rosalia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Small

minority and women-owned businesses are encouraged to bid.

/s/________________________

Published: February 7, February 14, February 21, 2019 Lee Root, Mayor 6/3

 
 

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