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Legal Notices: December 26, 2019

 

December 26, 2019



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, December 30, 2019 at 10:30 a.m., or as soon as possible thereafter, in the Commissioner's Chambers, 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:

Communications Equipment:

Convex used Voter

Your views, for or against, the proposed surplus and sale of this property are invited by attendance, representation, or letter. The Whitman County Commissioners' Chambers are accessible by using the Mill Street entrance to the courthouse.

DATED this 16th day of December 2019.

Connie Ellis, Deputy Clerk of the Board 51/2

NOTICE OF 2020 BOARD/COMMITTTEE MEETINGS AND 2020 COUNTY OFFICES HOLIDAY CLOSURES

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE FOLLOWING BOARDS/COMMITTEES WILL MEET IN 2020 ON THE DATES AND AT THE TIMES AND LOCATIONS SPECIFIED BELOW.

Blue Ribbon Advisory Task Committee

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

All meetings take place in the Whitman County Commissioners' Chambers, Courthouse, 400 North Main Street, Colfax, WA 99111 beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Board of Equalization

Monday, July 20, 2020 (T)

Monday, July 27, 2020 (T)

Monday, August 3, 2020 (T)

All meetings take place in the Whitman County Commissioners' Chambers, Courthouse, 400 North Main Street, Colfax, WA 99111 beginning at 11:30 a.m.

Board of Health

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Monday, March 16, 2020

Monday, May 18, 2020

Monday, July 20, 2020

Monday, September 21, 2020

Monday, November 16, 2020

All meetings take place in the Whitman County Commissioners' Chambers, Courthouse, 400 North Main Street, Colfax, WA 99111 beginning at 2:00 p.m.

Citizens Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 (T)

All meetings take place in the Whitman County Commissioners' Chambers, Courthouse, 400 North Main Street, Colfax, WA 99111 beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Greater Columbia Administrative Service Organization Monthly Updates

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Monday, April 20, 2020

Monday, June 15, 2020

Monday, August 17, 2020

Monday, October 19, 2020

Monday, December 21, 2020

All meetings take place in the Whitman County Commissioners' Chambers, Courthouse, 400 North Main Street, Colfax, WA 99111 beginning at 1:30 p.m.

LEOFF I Board

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

All meetings take place in the Whitman County Commissioners' Conference Room, Courthouse, 400 North Main Street, Colfax, WA 99111 beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Martin Hall Juvenile Detention Facility Executive Board

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Thursday, December 17, 2020

All meetings take place at the Martin Hall Juvenile Detention Facility, 201 South Pine Street, Medical Lake, WA 99022 beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Veterans Advisory Board

Tuesday, March 12, 2020

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

All meetings take place in the Whitman County Commissioners' Chambers, Courthouse, 400 North Main Street, Colfax, WA 99111 beginning at 2:00 p.m.

Water Conservancy Board

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

All meetings take place in the Whitman County Public Service Building, 2nd Floor Conference Room A/B, 310 North Main Street, Colfax, WA 99111 beginning at 10:00 a.m.

All the above meetings are open to the public and handicap accessible. Arrangements to reasonably accommodate special needs will be made upon receiving 72-hour advance notice. Contact the Whitman County Clerk of the Board at (509) 397-5240 if such assistance is needed. EEO

COUNTY OFFICES HOLIDAY CLOSURES

Wednesday, January 1, 2020 (New Year's Day)

Monday, January 20, 2020 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)

Monday, February 17, 2020 (Presidents' Day)

Monday, May 25, 2020 (Memorial Day)

Friday, July 3, 2020 (4th of July)

Monday, September 7, 2020 (Labor Day)

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 (Veterans Day)

Thursday, November 26, 2020 (Thanksgiving Day)

Friday, November 27, 2020 (Day after Thanksgiving)

Friday, December 25, 2020 (Christmas Day)

All county office will be closed on the above days and will resume regular office hours on the next business day.

Dated this 16th day of December, 2020.

Connie Ellis, Deputy Clerk of the Board

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Superior Court of Washington for Whitman County

Estate of:

Cathy Eileen Schaal,

Deceased,

No. 1940011538

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

RONALD SCHAAL 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. 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 bas is effective as to claims against both the decendent’s probate and non-probate assets.

Personal Representative: Ronald Schaal

Eric Hanson, Attorney for Personal Representative

Address for Mailing or Service:

P.O. Box 337 Garfield, WA 99130

Court: Superior Court of Washington for Whitman County.

Cause No. 19-4-00115-38

First publication: Dec. 12, 2019

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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

IN AND FOR THE COUNTY

OF WHITMAN

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF

FRANCES KAY AESCHLIMAN,

Deceased.

NO. 19-4-00119-38

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(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 December 19, 2019

PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE Michael Lee Aeschliman

ATTORNEYS FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE

Carpenter, Mcguire & Dewulf, P.S.

Bruce Ensley

ADDRESS FOR MAILING OF SERVICE

105 S. Main Street

P.O. Box 619

Colfax, WA 99111-0619

Telephone: 509-397-4345 51/3

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

ORDINANCE NO. 472N

AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF GARFIELD, WASHINGTON, adopting the budget for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020.

WHEREAS, the mayor of the Town of Garfield, Washington, completed and placed on file with the town clerk a proposed budget and estimate of the amount of the moneys required to meet the public expenses, interest, reserve funds and expenses of the government of the Town of Garfield for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020. Notices were published for the following public hearings and meetings held at Garfield Town Hall at 7:00 pm: Public Hearing for Revenue Sources – November 20, 2019; Preliminary Budget Hearing – November 20, 2019; Final Budget Hearing – December 18, 2019; Final Budget Adoption, Town Council Meeting – December 18, 2019, giving taxpayers within the limits of said town an opportunity to be heard upon said budget; and

WHEREAS, the Town Council did meet at said time and place and did then consider the matter of said proposed budget; and

WHEREAS, the said proposed budget does not exceed the lawful limit of taxation allowed by law to be levied on the property within the Town of Garfield for the purposes set forth in said budget, and the estimated expenditures set forth in said budget being all necessary to carry on the government of the Town of Garfield for 2020 and being sufficient to meet the various needs of the Town of Garfield during the fiscal year 2020.

ORDINANCE NO. 593

AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF ROSALIA, WASHINGTON, FIXING 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 ROSALIA DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1: The Mayor of the Town of Rosalia completed and placed on the file with the Clerk a preliminary budget, including estimates of revenues and expenditures for operations of the town for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2020 and ending December 31, 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 November 12th & November 26th, 2019.

SECTION 4: The proposed budget, as revised, was fixed by the Town Council on November 26, 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/Treasurer 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 circumstances 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 passage and publication.

FUND Revenues Expenditures

Current Expense $ 704,930.00 $ 704,930.00

Special Revenue Funds

City Street Fund $ 251,500.00 $ 251,500.00

Capital Project Funds

Capital Improvement Fund $ 23,010.00 $ 23,010.00

Airport Project Fund $ 495,950.00 $ 495,950.00

Enterprise Funds

Water Fund $ 176,138.00 $ 176,138.00

Water Capital Improvement Fund $ 195,800.00 $ 195,800.00

Sewer Fund $2,361,000.00 $2,361,000.00

Sewer Capital Improvement Fund $ 111,810.00 $ 111,810.00

Waste Water Facility Fund $ 136,700.00 $ 136,700.00

Trust Fund

Water Deposit Reserve Fund $ 37,045.00 $ 37,045.00

TOTAL BUDGET $ 4,493,883.00 $ 4,493,883.00

PASSED by the Town Council of Rosalia, Washington, this 26th day of November 2019. 52/1

ORDINANCE NO. 468A-N

AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF GARFIELD, WASHINGTON, adopting the budget for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019.

WHEREAS, the mayor of the Town of Garfield, Washington completed and placed on file with the town clerk a proposed budget and estimate of the amount of the moneys required to meet the public expenses, interest, reserve funds and expenses of the government of the Town of Garfield for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019. Notices were published for the following public hearings and meetings held at Garfield Town Hall at 7:00 pm: Public Hearing for Revenue Sources – November 28, 2018; Final Budget Hearing – December 12, 2018; Final Budget Adoption, Town Council Meeting – December 12, 2018, giving taxpayers within the limits of said town an opportunity to be heard upon said budget; and

WHEREAS, the Town Council did meet at said time and place and did then consider the matter of said proposed budget; and

WHEREAS, the said proposed budget does not exceed the lawful limit of taxation allowed by law to be levied on the property within the Town of Garfield for the purposes set forth in said budget, and the estimated expenditures set forth in said budget being all necessary to carry on the government of the Town of Garfield for 2019 and being sufficient to meet the various needs of the Town of Garfield during the fiscal year 2019.

THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF GARFIELD does ordain as follows:

SECTION 1. The budget for the Town of Garfield, Washington, for the year 2019 is hereby adopted at the fund level in its final form and content as set forth in the document entitled the Town of Garfield 2019 Budget, three copies of which are on file in the Office of the Town Clerk.

SECTION 2. Estimated resources, including fund balances for each separate fund of the Town of Garfield, and aggregate expenditures (net of transactions between funds) for all such funds combined, for the year 2019 are set forth below and are hereby appropriated for expenditure at the fund level during the year 2019 as set forth below

SECTION 3. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect five days after it or a summary thereof, is published in the official newspaper of the Town of Garfield as required by law.

PASSED by the Town Council of the Town of Garfield at its regular meeting on December 12, 2018.

Fund Estimated Revenues Appropriations

Current Expense 269,770 207,922

Current Expense Reserve 110,742 4,000

City Street Fund 117,280 74,360

City Street Reserve 67,991 15,000

Capital Facilities Project 25,963 0

Fire Capital Projects 27,929 0

Police Capital Projects 1,050 0

Equipment Capital Fund 38,400 0

Water (Utilities) Fund 504,770 441,333

Water Loan 28,146 20,000

Sewer Loan Redemption 51,438 51,197

Utilities Reserve 120,064 29,000

Utilities Equipment Resv 45,700 0

Sewer Loan Reserve 58,073 0

Utility Deposits Fund 14,000 3,000

Total All Funds 1,481,316 845,812

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ORDINANCE NO. 471-N

AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF GARFIELD, WASHINGTON, amending Ordinance No. 471N, thereby revising the City Street Fund and Utilities Fund set forth in the 2019 Annual Budget for the Town of Garfield.

THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF GARFIELD does ordain as follows:

SECTION 1. Ordinance No. 471N, adopting the “2019 Annual Budget for the Town of Garfield, Washington” is hereby amended to include those particular budget revisions set forth in Section 2, below.

SECTION 2. Estimated resources, including fund balances for each separate fund of the Town of Garfield, and aggregate totals (net of transactions between funds) for such funds combined, for the year 2019 are set forth below and are hereby appropriated for expenditure at the fund level during the year 2019 as set forth below:

SECTION 3. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect five days after it or a summary thereof, is published in the official newspaper of the Town of Garfield as required by law.

PASSED by the Town Council of the Town of Garfield at its regular meeting December 18, 2019.

Fund Estimated Revenues Appropriations

Current Expense 269,770 207,922

Current Expense Reserve 110,742 4,000

City Street Fund 359,930 353,000

City Street Reserve 67,991 15,000

Capital Facilities Project 25,963 0

Fire Capital Projects 27,929 0

Police Capital Projects 1,050 0

Equipment Capital Fund 38,400 0

Water (Utilities) Fund 520,000 512,153

Water Loan 28,146 20,000

Sewer Loan Redemption 51,438 51,197

Utilities Reserve 120,064 29,000

Utilities Equipment Resv 45,700 0

Sewer Loan Reserve 58,073 0

Utility Deposits Fund 14,000 3,000

Total All Funds 1,739,196 1,195,272

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ORDINANCE NO. 472N

AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF GARFIELD, WASHINGTON, adopting the budget for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020.

WHEREAS, the mayor of the Town of Garfield, Washington, completed and placed on file with the town clerk a proposed budget and estimate of the amount of the moneys required to meet the public expenses, interest, reserve funds and expenses of the government of the Town of Garfield for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020. Notices were published for the following public hearings and meetings held at Garfield Town Hall at 7:00 pm: Public Hearing for Revenue Sources – November 20, 2019; Preliminary Budget Hearing – November 20, 2019; Final Budget Hearing – December 18, 2019; Final Budget Adoption, Town Council Meeting – December 18, 2019, giving taxpayers within the limits of said town an opportunity to be heard upon said budget; and

WHEREAS, the Town Council did meet at said time and place and did then consider the matter of said proposed budget; and

WHEREAS, the said proposed budget does not exceed the lawful limit of taxation allowed by law to be levied on the property within the Town of Garfield for the purposes set forth in said budget, and the estimated expenditures set forth in said budget being all necessary to carry on the government of the Town of Garfield for 2020 and being sufficient to meet the various needs of the Town of Garfield during the fiscal year 2020.

THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF GARFIELD does ordain as follows:

SECTION 1. The budget for the Town of Garfield, Washington, for the year 2020 is hereby adopted at the fund level in its final form and content as set forth in the document entitled the Town of Garfield 2020 Budget, three copies of which are on file in the Office of the Town Clerk.

SECTION 2. Estimated resources, including fund balances for each separate fund of the Town of Garfield, and aggregate expenditures (net of transactions between funds) for all such funds combined, for the year 2020 are set forth below and are hereby appropriated for expenditure at the fund level during the year 2020 as set forth below:

SECTION 3. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect five days after it or a summary thereof, is published in the official newspaper of the Town of Garfield as required by law.

PASSED by the Town Council of the Town of Garfield at its regular meeting on December 18, 2019.

Fund Estimated Revenues Appropriations

Current Expense 270,850 251,072

Current Expense Reserve 135,742 0

City Street Fund 104,330 77,710

City Street Reserve 69,990 5,000

Capital Facilities Project 25,570 0

Fire Capital Projects 15,440 0

Police Capital Projects 26,979 0

Equipment Capital Fund 40,400 0

Water (Utilities) Fund 452,770 432,210

Water Loan 28,146 20,000

Sewer Loan Redemption 52,032 51,197

Utilities Reserve 129,376 19,000

Utilities Equipment Resv 48,800 0

Sewer Loan Reserve 58,100 0

Utility Deposits Fund 16,560 5,000

Total All Funds 1,475,085 861,189

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