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Legal Notices: Feb. 4, 2021

 

February 4, 2021



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 Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 10:30 a.m., or as soon as possible thereafter. The Commissioner’s meetings in the Commissioner’s Chamber, in the Whitman County Courthouse, Colfax Washington are closed to in-person attendance. We encourage staff and the general public to participate remotely due to COVID-19 at: https://zoom.us/j/250921172. Upon receiving 72 hours’ notice, the county will make arrangements to reasonably accommodate the needs of special groups of citizens, including non-English speaking residents. Please call (509) 397-5240 if such assistance is needed.

This hearing if for the purpose of declaring their intention to dispose of surplus County property, more particularly described as follows:

Equip. Brand Model Serial #

Service

Monitor IFR FM/AM 1200-S

Convex 806A Transmission Measurement Set Simulcase

VF Test Set Ameritec AM-44XT

Generator Set Hol-Gar/Onan J120-S/967F 54C770380

Palouse Empire Fair Equipment

Equip. Year Brand Model Serial #

Chain Link Fence, 6 ft high, 200 ft long Unknown N/A N/A

Floor Buffer Unknown Windsor

Industries Saber 1000043629

Floor Buffer Unknown NSS

Enterprises Mustang 1500 591500B-5002AR2L

T&D Golf Cart Unknown T&D Unknown Unknown

2 Tires on Rims & weights Unknown John Deer Unknown N/A

Tractor w/ Tiger Loader 1988 Ford 6610 BB49070

Canopy for Pickup Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown

Parks & Recreation Department Vehicles and Equipment

Equip. Year Make Model VIN

Ranger

Pickup Truck 1996 Ford G/EX 1FTD15U-

3TPA77594

Tilit Snowmobile Trailer 1974 TRPAC 2SNOW-

MBLC TPA1541493

Utility Trailer 1975 HM UTIL WA7894128

Other Department Owned Vehicles:

Equip. Year Make Dept. Model VIN

F350 Truck 1981 Ford Weed PU 1FDJF37Z-9BRAO2896

600 Truck 1975 Dodge Weed FB D61FG5J01-8891

Ram Pickup Truck 1988 Dodge PW D1PU 1B7HD14Y-2JS776312

Achieva Car 1997 Olds-mobile Ext. ACH4D 1G3NL52T2-VM337528

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Report of the Pine City Cemetery Association of Receipts and Disbursements from the Lucy M. Wiley Memorial Farm

Receipts:

Cash on hand 1/1/2020 $16,638.78

Crop 27,586.72

Total Cash and Receipts $44,225.50

Disbursements:

Gas and Chemicals 1,051.75

Insurance 1,175.00

Repairs and Maintenance 780.57

Taxes 3,013.10

Utilities 1,703.28

Miscellaneous 41.00

Labor 16,440.00

Total Disbursements $24,204.70

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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 10:30 a.m. on the 5th day of April 2021, receive sealed bids for county printing for the year July 1, 2021 and ending June 30, 2022. Bids will be opened at 10:30 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 2021.

Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check in the amount of $1,000.00 payable to the order of the Whitman 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 edition of the newspaper to two (2) County Departments, free of charge (Commissioners and Human Resources) as a condition of its bid for the duration of the contract period. 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.

Connie Ellis, Deputy Clerk of the Board

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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 10:30 a.m. on the 5th day of April 2021, receive sealed bids for county printing for the year July 1, 2021 and ending June 30, 2022. Bids will be opened at 10:30 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 2021.

Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check in the amount of $1,000.00 payable to the order of the Whitman 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 edition of the newspaper to two (2) County Departments, free of charge (Commissioners and Human Resources) as a condition of its bid for the duration of the contract period. 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.

Connie Ellis, Deputy Clerk of the Board

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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:

WILLIAM H. EVANS, JR., Deceased. No. 19-4-00052-38

PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS (RCW 11.40.030)

The undersigned 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. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) thirty days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditors as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of this 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 non probate assets.

Date of First Publication: January 21, 2021

Personal Representative: Renee S. Grandinetti

Attorney for the Personal Representative: Peter A. Witherspoon

/s/

Renee S. Grandinetti, Personal Representative

Address for Mailing or Service: c/o WITHERSPOON BRAJCICH McPHEE, PLLC

601 W. Main Avenue, Suite 714

Spokane, WA 99201-0677

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SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON, COUNTY OF WHITMAN

In the matter of the Estate of: JOYCE W. GAISER, Deceased. No. 21-4-00008-38

PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030

Evan Van Tine and Wyatt Van Tine have been appointed 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 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 28, 2021

Attorney for the Personal Representative:

ESSER, SANDBERG & BOYD, PLLC

By: /s/

Timothy Esser, WSBA #6864

520 E Main St, Pullman, WA 99163

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SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR WHITMAN COUNTY

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF EDWARD F. MEYER, Deceased. NO. 21-4-00007-38

PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS (RCW 11.40.030)

The co-Personal Representatives named below have been appointed as personal representatives of this estate. Any person having claims 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 representatives or the 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 personal representatives 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 28, 2021

/s/

BRADLEY E. MEYER

Co-Personal Representative

/s/

CURT H. MEYER

Co-Personal Representative

IRWIN MYKLEBUST SAVAGE & BROWN, P.S.

Attorneys for co-Personal Representatives

By:/s/

Kelly N. Brown

WSBA No. 4681

Address for Mailing or Service:

Irwin, Myklebust, Savage & Brown, P.S.

P.O. Box 604 / 1230 SE Bishop Blvd.

Pullman, WA 99163-0604 509.332.3502

Court of probate proceedings and cause number:

Superior Court of Whitman County, Washington

Cause No. 21-4-00007-38

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Request for Statements of Qualifications To Furnish Engineering and Land Surveying Services

Town of LaCrosse, Washington

The Town of LaCrosse, 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 2021-2023 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 (including WSDOT, TIB, CDBG, USDA RD, DOE, PWTF and .09 projects).

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 2021-2023 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 LaCrosse is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Project(s) could be funded (either partially or in entirety) through the Washington State Community Development Block Grant Program with federal funds provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Other sources of funding may include Drinking Water State Revolving Funds, Department of Ecology, Public Works Trust Funds, Environmental Protection Agency, WSDOT, Transportation Improvement Board and State and Federal appropriations. 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 process and conduct of the project.

Questions regarding this solicitation should be directed to the Town of LaCrosse 509-549-3330 or at the following address: 107 S. Main, PO Box 228, LaCrosse, WA 99143. Responses of interested firms must be received at the above address or at the City Hall no later than 3:00 p.m. PST on February 28, 2021. Three copies of the SOQ are requested for review by the Town.

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Town of Oakesdale, Washington

Request for Statements of Qualifications To Furnish Engineering Services

The Town of Oakesdale, Washington solicits interest from consulting firms to provide Civil Design, Environmental Review, and Construction Administration services for 2021-2025. The work to be performed may include preliminary engineering, planning, PS&E design, GIS services, private development review, surveying, NEPA documentation, construction administration, and funding applications for various municipal improvements including sidewalks, street projects, water distribution and utility improvements, sewer improvements, etc. Federal, WSDOT, TIB, PWTF, CDBG, DOE, DOH, USDA, FEMA and other funds may be utilized.

Statements of Qualifications will be evaluated based on the following criteria: 1) Firm Experience; 2) Proposed consultant team; 3) Accessibility & responsiveness; 4) Familiarity with community; and 5) Past performance/references.

The best qualified firm will be selected for negotiation of an on-call professional services contract. The Town of Oakesdale may base their selection on the Statement of Qualifications or may choose to conduct interviews.

Please submit (7) copies of your Statement of Qualification (SOQ) to the Town of Oakesdale, PO Box 246, Oakesdale, WA 99158-0246, Attn: Mary DeGon. SOQ’s must be received by February 12, 2021 no later than 4:00 p.m. SOQ’s are limited to 25 printed pages excluding front and back covers. Any questions regarding this notice should be directed to Mary DeGon, Clerk/Treasurer (509) 285-4020 or [email protected]

The Town of Oakesdale, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part21 Nondiscrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex in consideration for an award. The Town of Oakesdale encourages disadvantaged, minority, and women-owned consultant firms to respond. The Town of Oakesdale is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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Pine Creek Conservation District 2021 Election and Appointed Board Member Position

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. For more information, please contact the Pine Creek Conservation District or visit the Washington State Conservation Commission website at http://www.scc.wa.gov/

Elected Position Notice:

An election for a board seat on the Pine Creek Conservation District will be conducted by mail-in election. Interested candidates must be registered voters who reside within the boundaries of the District. Candidates may be required to be landowners or operators of a farm, depending on the current composition of the District board of supervisors. The filing deadline for candidates to file their candidate required information is FEBRUARY 12, 2021, by 5:00 pm. Interested candidates must file their candidate required information at the following location PINE CREEK CONSERVATION DISTRICT, 401 S. STATE ROUTE 27, OAKESDALE, WA 99158.

Voting Notice:

Eligible voters are registered voters who reside within the boundaries of the District. The last day and time that voters can request ballots from the District is FEBRUARY 22, 2021 by 5:00 pm. Ballots can be requested from PINE CREEK CONSERVATION DISTRICT, 401 S. SR 27, OAKESDALE, WA 99158, 509-285-5122. If a voter is returning a ballot by mail, the voter must account for the time it will take for the ballot to be returned to the district by mail. Ballots returned by mail must be post-marked no later than Election Day, MARCH 15, 2021. Ballots returned by other means must be returned to PINE CREEK CONSERVATION DISTRICT, 401 S. SR 27, OAKESDALE, WA 99158 no later than 5:00 PM on Election Day, MARCH 15, 2021.

Appointed Position Notice:

A board seat on the Pine Creek 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, please contact the Pine Creek Conservation District or read the Guide to Appointment for Conservation District Applicants (https://assets.websitefiles.com/5ec2d4f7da309c68cdc0655a/5f36cfa9fb8e3e5d59ceaee9_CD-appointment-guide.pdf ) which can be found on the Conservation Commission website (https://scc.wa.gov/elections-and-appointments). To apply, use this direct link (http://www.formstack.com/forms/?1918463-JfwJs6JKCL) or please visit the Conservation Commission website (https://scc.wa.gov/elections-and-appointments). Applications and supporting materials must be received by the Commission no later than March 31, 2021.

 

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