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Legal Notices: March 12, 2020


March 12, 2020

Residual and Noxious Weed

Whitman County Public Works Road Department is requesting any persons in Whitman County wishing to designate a portion of a Whitman County Road right-of-way as a "NO-SPRAY" area, please contact the Public Works Office at (509) 397-5200 for information and agreement applications. Verification and confirmation of all existing "NO-SPRAY" areas is necessary. Failure to confirm your "NO-SPRAY" area may result in that area being treated with residual and noxious chemicals. Please apply by March 16, 2020 for residual and noxious weed control on all roads, gravel and paved.

Dated this March 2nd, 2020

Connie Ellis, Deputy

Clerk of the Board 10/2


The Whitman County Commissioners will conduct a public hearing to be held in their Chambers, Whitman County Courthouse, Colfax, Washington on Monday, April 6, 2020 at 10:45 a.m.

The purpose of the hearing is to review community development and housing needs, inform citizens of the availability of funds and eligible uses of the state Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), and receive comments on proposed activities, particularly from lower income persons residing in the Whitman County area.

$101,203 is proposed to be available annually to Whitman County and the Community Action Center to fund public services that principally benefit low-and moderate income persons in Whitman County.

An overview of the proposed public services will be available for review at the Whitman County Commissioners' Office (400 N Main Street, Colfax, WA 99111) and Community Action Center (350 SE Fairmont Road, Pullman, WA 99163) on Monday, March 30, 2020 beginning at 9:00 a.m. Comments may also be submitted in writing to Whitman County Commissioners at 400 N Main Street, Colfax, WA 99111 until April 6, 2020 at 10:30 a.m.

Comments on the County's and Community Action Center program's past performance and use of their 2019 CDBG Public Services grant will also be received.

The County Commissioners' Chambers is handicapped accessible. Arrangements to reasonably accommodate special needs, including handicap accessibility or interpreter will be made upon receiving 72-hour advance notice. Please contact the Clerk of the Board in Colfax, WA at (509) 397-5240 if such assistance is needed.

Dated this 2nd day of March 2020.

Connie Ellis, Deputy Clerk of the Board 11/3

Automatic Re-Election of Incumbent Notice

The Pine Creek Conservation District Board of Supervisors hereby informs the voting public that the incumbent, Joe St. John, has been re-elected to the currently open Conservation District seat by reason of being the only person filing for the position by the deadline. Therefore, no poll site, absentee balloting or mail balloting will be performed pursuant to WAC 135-110-370. For further information, please contact the District at 509-285-5122. 10/2

The Town of Garfield

is surplusing a 2WD 1-ton utility truck. Contact the Town of Garfield with any questions at 509-635-1604 or [email protected] Bids must be delivered to town hall or mailed to PO Box 218, Garfield, WA 99130, by March 25th, 2020 at 5:00 pm. All bids must be labeled “Sealed Bid Utility Truck” and must be in a sealed envelope. Please include the price you are willing to bid.

The Town of Garfield has the right to refuse any and all bids.


1996 Ford F350XL VIN: 2FDKF37H6TCA33257

Utility Box w/ pipe rack on top 11/2



NO. 20-4-00017-38


(RCW 11.40.030)

The Co-Personal Representatives named below have been appointed as Co-Personal Representatives 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 Co-Personal Representatives or the Co-Personal Representatives’ 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 Co-Personal Representatives 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.








P.O. Box 619

105 S. Main St.

Colfax, WA 99111-0619

Telephone: 509-397-4345 10/3

Request for Statements of Qualifications

To Furnish Engineering and

Land Surveying Services

Town of Oakesdale,


The Town of Oakesdale, Washington (pursuant of Chapter 61, Laws of 1981 and RCW 39.80) is inviting statements of qualifications and performance information from firms interested in providing professional engineering and land surveying services for the 2020-2021 calendar years in conjunction with Town sponsored projects. Projects for which services are sought may include water and wastewater system improvement planning and design, street, sidewalk, and storm drainage improvement design, grant and loan applications, environmental documentation, land surveying, geotechnical design; construction engineering and contract administration for projects that may be funded under a variety of federal, state, and local funding programs.

Qualifications must include general firm information, experience resumes for the above listed types of projects or services, experience with state and federal funding programs, resumes of key personnel, a typical project approach, and references. Statements of qualifications will be reviewed and placed on file for the 2020-2021 calendar years, and used as the source from which to select one or more qualified firms from whom a detailed proposal may be requested for any specific project. Minority and women-owned firms are encouraged to submit statements of qualification. The Town of Oakesdale is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Project(s) could be funded (either partially or in entirely) through the Washington State Community Development Block Grant Program with federal funds provided by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. As a result, cost plus percentage of construction cost contracts will not be allowed and a number of state and federal equal opportunity and affirmative action requirements will apply to the selection proves and conduct of the project.

Questions regarding this solicitation should be directed to Mary DeGon, Town of Oakesdale at the following address: P.O. Box 246, Oakesdale, WA 99158. Responses of interested firms must be received at the above address or at City Hall no later than 4:00 p.m. PST on Monday, March 16, 2020. 10/2




Sealed proposals will be received for the Runway Rehabilitation project, addressed to the Rosalia Municipal Airport, 110 W 5th St, Rosalia, WA 99170 until 2:00 pm local time on March 26, 2020, and then will be publicly opened and read. Bids received after the time fixed for the opening will not be considered.

A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at the Rosalia Council Chambers behind the Rosalia Library, 402 S. Whitman Avenue at 10:30 am, local time March 10, 2020 for those interested contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers.

The project consists of approximately 12,500 SY of Runway Rehabilitation. Pavement rehabilitation will consist of crack sealing and application of a seal coat, along with reapplication of pavement markings.

Copies may be viewed at the office of J-U-B ENGINEERS, Inc., located at 846 6th Street Clarkston, WA 99403.

Plans, Contract Documents and Specifications and any addenda are available at http://www.questcdn.com, Project #6864317. You may download digital copies of the Bidding Documents (including any Addenda) from QuestCDN at http://www.questcdn.com upon payment of thirty dollars ($30.00). Should you need assistance with this process, please contact QuestCDN at 952-233-1632. Bids will only be accepted from those registered with QuestCDN plan holders.

Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check, cash, cashier's check, or bid bond in an amount not less than 5% of the total bid.


The Town of Rosalia in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.

The proposed contract is also under and subject to the following federal clauses:

• Affirmative Action,

• Government-wide Debarment and Suspension

• Government-wide Requirements for Drug-free Workplace

• Foreign Trade Restrictions

• Buy American Preference

• Disadvantage Business Enterprise Requirements as follows:

Town of Rosalia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. The requirements of 49 CFR part 26 apply to this contract. It is the policy of the [Insert Name of Owner] to practice nondiscrimination based on race, color, sex or national origin in the award or performance of this contract. The Owner encourages participation by all firms qualifying under this solicitation regardless of business size or ownership.

All required Federal Clauses including the labor provisions, and wage rates are included in the specifications and bid documents. Each bidder must supply all of the information required by the bid documents and specifications.

This project includes Federal funds and is subject to the wage provisions of the Washington State Public Works Laws, Federal Davis-Bacon, and related acts. Payments to the Contractor will not made unless Intentto Pay Prevailing Wages have been filed and approved for the Prime Contractor and all subcontractors.

Each bidder shall furnish the Statement of Bidders Pre-Qualifications to the OWNER with satisfactory evidence of his competency to perform the work contemplated with the bid.

The Town of Rosalia reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, waive any informalities, or irregularities, postpone the award of the Contract for a period not to exceed One Hundred Twenty (120) days, and accept the proposal that is in the best interest of the Town of Rosalia. The award of the Bid is contingent upon the receipt of Federal funding.

Dates Advertised:

March 5th, 2020

March 12th, 2020 10/2


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