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Legal Notices: November 28, 2019

 

November 28, 2019



NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS

REPP QUARRY, C.R.C.P. No. 169

UNION CENTER QUARRY, C.R.C.P. No. 170

WHITMAN COUNTY, STATE OF WASHINGTON

Sealed proposals for this project will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Whitman County, State of Washington, at its office in the Whitman County Courthouse in Colfax, Washington, until 11:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time, on Monday, December 16, 2019, at which time all bids will be opened and publicly read. Each proposal shall be separately sealed in an envelope addressed to the Whitman County Board of County Commissioners with the name of the bidder and the project name written plainly on the outside of the envelope. (NO FACSIMILES ACCEPTED) Detailed bid sheets and specifications may be obtained from the Whitman County Engineer at his office on the Second Floor of the Public Service Building, North 310 Main Street in Colfax, Washington upon payment in the amount of $40.00 (Non-Refundable). The detailed bid sheets and specifications are also available for download at http://www.whitmancounty.org .This contract provides for the manufacturing and stockpiling of Crushed Surfacing Top Course, 3/8” Chips, 1/4” Minus and Crushed Maintenance. Handicap access to the Whitman County Courthouse is available at the Mill Street Entrance.

DATED this 18th day of November, 2019.

Connie Ellis, Deputy Clerk of the Board 47/2

Notice of Tax Foreclosure Sale

The legally described parcels of real property as set forth in Whitman County Superior Court will be sold pursuant to Judgment and Order of Sale of the Whitman County Superior Court under Cause No. 19-2-00187-38. All sales will be made to the highest bidder. The auction will be conducted via Bid4Assets, http://www.bid4assets.com, internet website only. The auction will begin on Friday, December 13, 2019 starting at 9:00 AM (PST). The opening bidding will close on Monday, December 16, 2019, at 12:00 PM (PST) with the auction concluded by that time or as soon thereafter as bidding is finalized on all properties. The Treasurer may withdraw any parcel from the auction at any time and for any reason.

Item 1

PARCEL # 1-1740-00-10-02-0000/1-1740-00-10-01-0000

OWNER CODE# 119900

TAXPAYER/REPUTED OWNER: Dan R. Antoni, Estate of Dan R. Antoni

OWNER OF RECORD: Dan R. Antoni (deceased), Estate of Dan R. Antoni

IMPROVEMENTS: No

YEAR: 2016-2019

AMOUNT DUE: $ 1,642.86

PROPERTY ADDRESS: N/A Tekoa, WA 99033

LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lots 1 and 2, Block 10, Huffman’s Addition, Tekoa, according to the Plat thereof filed in Book A of Plats, Page 182, records of Whitman County, Washington.

Item 2

PARCEL # 1-0670-00-07-01-0002/1-0670-00-07-02-0002

OWNER CODE# 119900

TAXPAYER/REPUTED OWNER: Dan R. Antoni, Estate of Dan R. Antoni

OWNER OF RECORD: Dan R. Antoni (deceased), Estate of Dan R. Antoni

IMPROVEMENTS: No

YEAR: 2016-2019

AMOUNT DUE: $ 1,598.39

PROPERTY ADDRESS: N/A Oakesdale, WA 99158

LEGAL DESCRIPTION: The North 70 feet of Lot(s) 1 and 2, Block 7, McCoy’s Addition, Oakesdale according to the plat thereof recorded in Volume B of Plats, Page(s) 28, records of Whitman County, Washington.

Item 3

PARCEL # 1-0645-00-22-13-0000/1-0645-00-22-14-0000/1-0645-00-22-15-0000

OWNER CODE# 488980

TAXPAYER/REPUTED OWNER: Lowell and Barbara Johnson Estate

OWNER OF RECORD: Lowell A. Johnson and Barbara S. Johnson

IMPROVEMENTS: Yes

YEAR: 2015-2019

AMOUNT DUE: $ 5,109.00

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 115 W. Steptoe Ave Oakesdale, WA 99158

LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lots 13, 14 and 15, Block 22, Town of Oakesdale, according to the Plat thereof recorded in Book A of Plats, Page 133, records of Whitman County, Washington. EXCEPT those portions of said Lots conveyed to the Oregon Railway Extension Company for Railroad purposes.

Item 4

PARCEL # 1-0645-00-24-06-0000/1-0645-00-24-05-0000/1-0645-00-24-08-0000

OWNER CODE# 488980

TAXPAYER/REPUTED OWNER: Lowell & Barbara Johnson Estate

OWNER OF RECORD: Lowell A. Johnson and Barbara S. Johnson

IMPROVEMENTS: Yes

YEAR: 2016-2019

AMOUNT DUE: $ 8,337.78

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 306 W. Pearl St. Oakesdale, WA 99158

LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lot(s) 5 through 8, Block 24, Town of Oakesdale according to the plat thereof recorded in Volume A of Plats, Page(s) 133, records of Whitman County, Washington. Except the North 20 feet thereof. Except that portion, if any, lying within the right of way of the Oregon-Washington Railroad and Navigation Company.

Item 5

PARCEL # 1-0850-00-23-06-0000/1-0850-00-23-16-0002

OWNER CODE# 569441

TAXPAYER/REPUTED OWNER: Lloyd O. Luedecke and Doris L. Luedecke Living Trust

OWNER OF RECORD: Lloyd O. Luedecke and Doris L. Luedecke Living Trust

IMPROVEMENTS: Yes

YEAR: 2016-2019

AMOUNT DUE: $ 20,341.46

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 312 NW True St Pullman, WA 99163

LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lot(s) 5 and 6, block 23, College Hill Addition to Pullman according to the plat thereof recorded in Volume C of Plats, Page(s) 10, records of Whitman County, Washington. Together with the South Half of Farriss Avenue adjoing said land by operation of law. Together with the East 12 feet of Lot(s) 16, Block 23, College Hill Addition to Pullman according to the plat thereof recorded in Volume C of Plats, Page(s) 10, records of Whitman County, Washington. Together with the East 12 feet of the vacated alley adjoing said Lot 16, by the operation of law.

Item 6

PARCEL # 1-0295-00-04-07-0000

OWNER CODE# 818560

TAXPAYER/REPUTED OWNER: Phillip Simon

OWNER OF RECORD: Phillip Simon, (deceased)

IMPROVEMENTS: Yes

YEAR: 2016-2019

AMOUNT DUE: $ 3,852.05

PROPERTY ADDRESS: 205 1 st St Endicott, WA 99125

LEGAL DESCRIPTION: Lot(s) 7, Block 4, H.D. Smith’s 2 nd Addition to Endicott, according to the plat thereof recorded in Volume E of Plats, Page(s) 39, records of Whitman County, Washington. In witness whereof, I have hereunto affixed my hand and seal this 15th day of November, 2019.

Chris Nelson

Treasurer of Whitman County

State of Washington 47/2

The Pine Creek Conservation District Board of Supervisors

will hold a meeting on December 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm at the District Office, 401 S. State Route 27 in Oakesdale, WA to adopt a resolution setting the date, time and location of an election to fill a Conservation District Supervisor’s expiring term. Public input is welcome. 48/2

PUBLIC NOTICE

The City of Tekoa will hold the final public hearing for the 2020 budget during the regular council meeting on Monday, December 2, 2019, after 7:00 p.m. at the Council Chambers in City Hall. All citizens are encouraged to attend.

Kynda Browning,

Clerk/Treasurer 47/2

PUBLIC NOTICE

The City of Tekoa will hold a public hearing to amend the 2019 budget during the regular council meeting on Monday, December 16, 2019, after 7:00 p.m. at the Council Chambers in City Hall. All citizens are invited to attend.

Kynda Browning,

Clerk/Treasurer 47/2

Town of Garfield

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

2020 Final Budget Hearing

Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 7:00 PM

Garfield Town Hall

405 W. California

Final Budget Hearing Weds., December 18th, 2019, 7:00 pm. Garfield Town Hall 405 W California. The proposed 2020 Final Budget will be available at the Garfield Town Hall, 405 W California, during regular business hours; M-F. All interested residents have the opportunity to give written or oral comment. For more information contact Garfield Town Hall (509)635-1604 or [email protected] or http://www.garfieldwa.com. 48/2

FINAL BUDGET

HEARING NOTICE

The City of Tekoa will hold their final budget hearing on Monday, December 2, 2019, after the hour of 7 p.m. during their regular council meeting. The meeting is held at the City of Tekoa Council Chambers. All citizens are invited to attend.

Kynda Browning,

Clerk/Treasurer 47/2

NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING

TOWN OF ENDICOTT

The 2020 budget hearing for the Town of Endicott will be held on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, in the Town Hall at 7:00 p.m. Copies of the proposed budget may be obtained from the office of the city clerk during normal business hours from December 2, 2019 until December 9, 2019. Citizens attending the hearing have the right to provide written and oral comments and ask questions concerning the entire budget.

Laura Jones, Clerk-Treasurer 48/2

Town of Lamont

Notice of Public Hearing

2020 Final Budget

The 2020 preliminary budget for the Town of Lamont has been filed with the Town Clerk. A public hearing on the final budget for 2020 will be held Monday, December 9, 2019, 6:00 p.m. at the Lamont Town Hall, 302 8 th Street, during the regularly scheduled Town Council meeting. Copies of the 2020 preliminary budget may be obtained by request by calling 509-257-9810 or emailing [email protected] 48/2

FINAL PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the Town of Endicott in the Town Hall, at 201 C Street, Endicott, WA 99125, on December 10, at 7:00 PM. The purpose of the public hearing is to review final project performance on the Sewer Infiltration and Inflow (I&I) study funded by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).

The Town Hall is handicap accessible. Arrangements to reasonably accommodate special needs, including handicap accessibility or interpreter, will be made upon receiving twenty-four (24) hour advance notice. Contact Cody Lord at 509-635-1604. 48/2

NOTICE OF SEALED BIDS FOR NEW DIESEL FIRE PUMP

Whitman County Fire District #11 is seeking sealed bids for the purchase of a diesel fire pump. The unit needs to be a 48 HP Diesel, liquid cooled, 12 volt starter, 40 amp. Alternator, fuel and oil filters, and two digitrol control panels. GPM need to range from 100 gpm. at 260 psi to 250 gpm. at 190 psi. Bid needs to include dual panels, guzzle hand primer, 30 ft. harness for second digitrol panel, 2 ½ “ NPT suction, and 2-1 ½” NPT or 1- 2 ½” NPT discharges. The Board of Fire Commissioners can reject any and all bids if necessary. Sealed bids can be sent to WCFD #11 PO Box 24 Colfax WA 99111. Bids must be received by December 10th 2019 and will be opened on December 12th 2019 at our regularly scheduled meeting at the Colfax Washington Fire Station at 7 PM.

48/2

ORDINANCE NO. 637

AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF OAKESDALE, WASHINGTON, AMENDING THE 2019 BUDGET. WHEREAS, the Town’s 2019 expenses exceeded budgeted expenses in certain Funds for expenses not anticipated in budget.

THEREFORE, be it hereby ordained by the Town Council of the Town of Oakesdale, Washington that, in compliance with audit requirements, the 2019 Budget is hereby amended to reflect increased expenses to the below listed Funds, and for the reasons enumerated,

FUND NO. 401 – WATER/SEWER Increased by $36,080.80 to $217,086.80

Account 538.98.48.01 Repairs & Maintenance - Equipment $30,080.80

Account 594.34.64.00 PWD Service Truck $6,000.00

THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BE IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT AFTER PASSAGE AND PROPER PUBLICATION IN THE OFFICIAL TOWN NEWSPAPER.

MARY DEGON,

CLERK/TREASURER

DENNIS PALMER,

MAYOR

PASSED: November 18th, 2019

48/1

ORDINANCE NO. 638

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE TOWN BUDGET PASSED IN 2019 FOR INCOME AND EXPENSES FOR THE YEAR 2020. IT IS HEREBY ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF OAKESDALE, WASHINGTON:

1. WHEREAS, the council of the Town of Oakesdale adopted and published notice of a hearing on said proposed budget for the year 2020;

2. AND WHEREAS, at said hearing no objections were raised to said proposed budget;

3. AND said budget was adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Oakesdale at a meeting held on November 18, 2019;

4. THEREFORE, said budget adopted and passed by the Town Council on November 18, 2019 is hereby ratified, approved and confirmed;

5. A copy of said budget is attached and is hereby incorporated herein.

6. Line item transfers are permissible within a fund without prior approval of the Council, where and when necessary.

7. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect after passage and proper publication in the official Town newspaper.

Dennis Palmer, Mayor

ATTEST:

Mary DeGon, Clerk/Treasurer

EXPENDITURES

001-CURRENT EXPENSE FUND $142,720.09

101 – STREET FUND $437,646.00

401 – WATER/SEWER FUND $192,398.81 48/1

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

IN AND FOR THE COUNTY

OF WHITMAN

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF

Tom Jay Solbrack,

Deceased.

NO. 19-4-00113-38

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 28, 2019

PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE Matthew J. Solbrack

ATTORNEYS FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE

Carpenter, Mcguire & Dewulf, P.S.

ADDRESS FOR MAILING OF SERVICE

Matthew D. Johnson

P.O. Box 619

105 S. Main St.

Colfax, WA 99111-0619

Telephone: 509-397-4345 48/3

20-01 Advertisement

(Notice to Bidders).

Sealed bids, subject to Federal Contract Conditions, will be received by the Port of Whitman County, until 2:00 p.m. on the 17th day of December 2019 for Flight Line Drive Realignment / Drainage Improvement Project. This project will include the following approximate base bid quantities: 5,700 CY of earthwork; installation of 11 catch basins, 775 LF of storm drain, 130 LF of pipe underdrain, 70 LF of trench drain 300 LF of concrete gutter, 575 LF of flush curb, 800 tons of HMA Bituminous Surface. Project construction is planned for August and September of 2019. The project shall be completed in 60 calendar days. Proposals shall be submitted to the Port of Whitman County, 302 N. Mill Street, Colfax, WA 99111. A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at the Port of Whitman County, 302 N. Mill Street, Colfax, WA 99111 at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 5, 2019. The Port of Whitman County reserves the right to reject all bids, to waive irregularities and informalities in bids received, and to accept or reject any bid as best serves the interest of the Port of Whitman County. Award of contract may take up to 180 days from bid due date, therefore, the contractor is required to honor bid prices for this period of time. Each bid proposal shall be made out on the form included in the contract documents furnished by the Port of Whitman County and obtained from the Port of Whitman County website, and must be accompanied in a separate sealed envelope by either certified check, a bid bond executed by a corporation authorized to contract as a surety in the State of Washington, or a share draft drawn on a solvent Washington credit union, in an amount not less than 5% of the bid amount. The bid security shall be made payable to the Port of Whitman County, and must not contain any conditions either in the body or as an endorsement thereon. The bid security shall be forfeited to the Port of Whitman County as liquidated damages in the event the successful bidder fails or refuses to enter into a contract within ten (10) days after the award of the contract and the maintenance of said work, if required, pursuant to the provisions of this notice and other contract documents. The Port of Whitman County will accept a bid bond approved by the Washington Department of Transportation and/or the United States gover ment. The successful bidder will be required to furnish separate performance and payment bonds in amounts equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price, bonds shall be issued by a responsible surety approved by the Port of Whitman County. The work under this contract for construction shall be started within seven (7) calendar days after the “Construction Notice to Proceed” is issued. Work under this contact shall be completed within 60 calendar days.

Date: 11/19/2019

Debbie A. Snell, Property & Development Manager 47/2

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR WHITMAN COUNTY

LEIFER FAMILY, LLC,

Plaintiff,

VS.

LEE ROY PHILPOT, and all parties, known or unknown, claiming any right, title, estate or interest in the real property described in the Complaint, either as assigns, heirs or devisees of the above-named parties or otherwise.

Defendant.

NO. 19-2-00213-38

SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF WASHINGTON to LEE ROY PHILPOT, and to all other persons or parties unknown claiming any right, title, estate, lien, or interest in the real estate described in the Complaint in this action, defendants: You, and each of you, are hereby summoned to appear within 60 days after the first publication of this Summons, to wit, within 60 days after November 21, 2019, and defend the above-entitled action in the above-entitled Court and answer the Complaint of the plaintiff and serve a copy of your answer upon the undersigned attorney for the plaintiff, at the address stated below; and in case of your failure to do so, judgment will be rendered against you according to the demands of the Complaint in this action which has been filed with the Clerk of said Court. The object of this action is to quiet title in plaintiff to real estate in Whitman County, Washington, described as follows:

That portion of the North half of Section 12, Township 18 North, Range 41 E.W.M., Whitman County, Washington, described as follows: COMMENCING at a point where the western boundary of Endicott-St. John Rd., County Rd. #4230 intersects the northern boundary of Section 12; thence west along the northern boundary of said section a distance of 1297 feet; thence south parallel to the eastern boundary of said section a distance of 390 feet; thence south 49 degrees 26.5 minutes East a distance of 691.5 feet; thence east parallel to the northern boundary of said section to the western boundary of Endicott-St. John Rd., County Rd. #4230; Thence northerly following the western boundary of Endicott-St. John Rd., County Rd. #4230 to the point of beginning. EXCEPT right-of-way of the Oregon-Washington Railroad and Navigation Company. AND EXCEPT county roads.

against the claim of the defendants and any one of them.

BISHOP LAW OFFICE,

By: Eric Hanson, WSBA #47381 Attorneys for Plaintiff

Address:

P.O. Box 337

Garfield, WA 99130

Tele .: (509) 635-1551 47/6

TOWN OF FARMINGTON

ORDINANCE NO. 247-19

ADOPTION OF THE 2020 OPERATING BUDGET

November 18, 2019

AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF FARMINGTON, WASHINGTON, ADOPTING THE BUDGET FOR 2020, Setting forth appropriations and estimated revenues and adopting, by reference, the final budget for 2020. THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF FARMINGTON DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1: The Mayor of the Town of Farmington completed and placed on file with the Clerk a preliminary budget, including estimates of revenues and expenditures for operations of the town for the fiscal year beginning January 1st, 2020 and ending December 31st, 2020.

SECTION 2: The Town Council has made such adjustments and changes to said preliminary budget, as it deems necessary or proper at the time.

SECTION 3: The Town advertised and properly held the statutory public hearings on October 21st and November 18th, 2019.

SECTION 4: The proposed budget, as revised, was fixed by the Town Council on November 18th, 2019 and is now on file in the Office of the Clerk, and is hereby adopted by fund, and incorporated herein as set forth, in full, in this ordinance.

SECTION 5: The following is a summary of the totals of estimated revenues and appropriations for each separate fund and the aggregate totals for all funds combined:

SECTION 6: The Clerk is directed to transmit a copy of the budget, as hereby adopted, to the State Auditor’s Office, Division of Municipal Corporations, and to the Association of Washington Cities.

SECTION 7: If any provision of this ordinance or its application to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the remainder of the ordinance or the application of the provisions to other persons or circumstances is not affected.

SECTION 8: This ordinance shall take effect and be in force after its adoption by the Town Council.

PASSED by the Town Council of the Town of Farmington, Washington, this 18th day of November 2019.

FUND Revenues Expenditure

001 Current Expense Fund $ 143,400.00 $ 74,105.00

101 City Street Fund $ 38,205.00 $ 26,900.00

306 Special Equipment Reserve Fund $ 28,005.00 $ 0.00

307 Capital Projects Fund – REET $ 1,987.00 $ 0.00

401 Water Fund $ 107,000.00 $ 49,210.00

407 Short-Lived Asset $ 15,975.00 $ 0.00

Replacement Fund

409 Sewer Fund $ 46,835.00 $ 29,750.00

TOTAL BUDGET $ 381,407.00 $ 179,965.00

 
 

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