Legal Notices 2018-10-09T10:22:31+00:00

Legal Notices

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Notice Of Public Timber Sale
Department of Natural Resources will auction timber to the highest bidder. Contract terms and bidding information is available by calling Northwest Region at (360)856-3500 or by visiting the Region Office at Sedro Woolley or Product Sales & Leasing Division, Olympia.
Bidding begins at 10:00 a.m. at the Northwest Region Office, Sedro Woolley, WA on November 14, 2018.
MISSISSIPPI DEW VRH RMZ, App. No. 096802, approximately 2 miles by road north of Hamilton, WA. on part(s) of Sections 1 and 2 all in Township 35 North, Range 6 East, Section 36 all in Township 36 North, Range 6 East, W.M., comprising approximately 2,218 Mbf of Timber. This sale is Export Restricted.
This notice filed by: Laurie Bergvall, Assistant Region Manager, Northwest Region Office 919 North Township Street, Sedro Woolley, WA 98284-9384 (360)856-3500

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WSDOT is acquiring property and/or property rights for the I-5, Northbound On-Ramp at Bakerview – Improvements project.
Negotiations to acquire the property described below have reached an impasse; therefore the State is preparing to submit to the Attorney General’s Office a request for acquisition of this property and/or property rights through a condemnation action. This is done to assure that the rights of the individual property owner and the rights of all the taxpayers of the state are equally protected.
The final action meeting at which the State as condemner will decide whether to authorize the condemnation of the property will take place at 1:30 PM, Monday, October 15, 2018, at 15700 Dayton Ave. N., Shoreline, WA.
The property owner may provide information prior to the meeting for the State to consider at this meeting. Information may be submitted in writing to the State of Washington, Department of Transportation, Attn: Hal Wolfe, Real Estate Services Manager, P.O. Box 330310, MS 118, Seattle, WA 98133-9710, or by phone to Hal Wolfe at 206-440-4163, prior to the meeting.
Assessed Owner: DCI Commercial, LLC Property Address: 4065 and NHN Pacific Highway, Bellingham, WA Tax Parcel Numbers: 3802142955210000 & 3802143085130000 Brief Legal Description: Ptns Lots 10, 11 & 12, Blk 8, Baker View Addition to the City of Bellingham, Vol 7 Plats, pgs 40-45, Whatcom Co.

WSDOT is acquiring property and/or property rights for the I-5, Northbound On-Ramp at Bakerview Improvements project.
Negotiations to acquire the property described below have reached an impasse; therefore the State is preparing to submit to the Attorney General’s Office a request for acquisition of this property and/or property rights through a condemnation action. This is done to assure that the rights of the individual property owner and the rights of all the taxpayers of the state are equally protected.
The final action meeting at which the State as condemner will decide whether to authorize the condemnation of the property will take place at 1:00 PM, Monday, October 15, 2018, at 15700 Dayton Ave. N., Shoreline, WA.
The property owner may provide information prior to the meeting for the State to consider at this meeting. Information may be submitted in writing to the State of Washington, Department of Transportation, Attn: Hal Wolfe, Real Estate Services Manager, P.O. Box 330310, MS 118, Seattle, WA 98133-9710, or by phone to Hal Wolfe at 206-440-4163, prior to the meeting.
Assessed Owner: Madrona Bay Real Estate Investments LLC Property Addresses: 4033 Pacific Hwy, 4017 W Bakerview Rd, & NHN W Bakerview Rd, Bellingham, WA Tax Parcel Numbers: 3802143235110000, 3802143395120000 & 3802143525230000 Brief Legal Description: Ptns Lots 13, 14 & 15, Blk 8, Baker View Addition to the City of Bellingham, Vol 7 Plats, pgs 40-45, Whatcom Co

County Forces Final Cost Announcement
The Office of the County Road Engineer Skagit County Public Works Mount Vernon, Washington
C.R.P. No. ES20830-3 / ES20830-3A
Resolution No. R20170132
Section 22 / 27 Township 36 Range 03 E.W.M.
Description of Work Performed by Skagit County Public Works County Forces: Skagit County crews installed signing, delineation, paint, minor shoulder work, and flagging when installing supplemental safety measures at railroad grade crossings for the establishment of the Blanchard Quiet Zone.
Final Cost: Engineering $30,503.93
Right-of-Way $0.00
County Forces $48,447.79
Contract $6,160.00
Total Cost $85,111.72
Date Work Began 3/20/18
Date Work Completed 5/10/18

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Skagit County Contract Acceptance 
This is to notify you that the contract for the improvement described below has been completed. All lien claims against this contract must be in this office not later than the FINAL DATE stated below.
Contractor’s Name and Address: Lakeside Industries, Inc. P. O. Box 729 Anacortes, WA 98221
Contract Number: C20180367
Project Number: ESHMA18-1
Project Title: 2018 HMA Overlay Project
FINAL LIEN CLAIMS DATE: November 9, 2018

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Contract Acceptance Notice to Subcontractors and Materials Suppliers
Island County Public Works Department hereby furnishes notice that the Island County Parks:
Installation of Double Bluff Park Fence extension project, PO 11465,
has been completed under the contract and permit terms and the provisions of the contract have been fulfilled in an acceptable manner by:
Countrywide Fence Center, 17793 State Route 536, Mt. Vernon, WA 98273-9765
and accepted by Island County. The lien period for filing any liens against this contracts retainage percent is now in effect. Notice of any unpaid wages or materials may be made to the Island County Engineer, P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239.

Annex 174AC of Land – Bellingham City Council Notice Of Public Hearing
The Bellingham City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, October 22, 2018, at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 210 Lottie Street, Bellingham, Washington, to take public comment on the following:
Consideration Of A Petition By Property Owners To Annex Approximately 174-Acres Of Land Into The City Of Bellingham. The Annexation Area Is Located Within The City’s Northern Urban Growth Area, Adjacent To The City Limits, And Known As The Bennett / Bakerview / Airport Drive Annexation.
Detailed information can be found five days prior to the meeting at www.cob.org/meetings. Staff Contact: Moshe Quinn, Planner II at 360-778-8354 or by email at mquinn@cob.org.
Anyone wishing to comment is invited to attend, or send comments to the Council Office, 210 Lottie Street, or ccmail@cob.org, to be received prior to 8 a.m., Wednesday, October 17, 2018, to be included in the agenda packet. Comment received after that will be distributed to Council but not included in the published packet.

Hearing to Authorize Sale of Surplus Property
Whatcom County Council will have a public hearing, consider approving, and may amend the following at its September 25, 2018, meeting, or at a later date:
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF WHATCOM COUNTY SURPLUS PROPERTY PURSUANT TO WCC 1.10 (AB2018-211A):
This resolution directs the Whatcom County Treasurer to sell real property located on Deeter Road, to the highest bidder, by sealed bid, for not less than $5,000, plus costs.
The parcel number of the property is 400415 338138 0000 (approximately 0.74 acres, more or less).
Transfer of said property will be by quitclaim deed and the buyer will represent and warrant in writing to seller Whatcom County, that buyer has thoroughly inspected and evaluated the property for sale, to the buyer’s complete satisfaction and buyer accepts the property as is with full knowledge of potential liability the buyer could incur for any environmental hazards or conditions affecting the property.
Payment must be made in cash, certified check or money order to the Whatcom County Treasurer at the time of sale. If the minimum bid is not reached, the properties shall not be sold. Council introduced the above at its September 11 meeting. Public documents are available for review in the Council Office, 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham, and at www.co.whatcom.wa.us/council. Meetings are in the Council Chambers, same address, at 7:00 p.m., unless otherwise announced. The Council Chambers is handicapped accessible.

Surplus Equipment Sale – Town of Concrete
Bid Date September 24 to October 19, 2018 Call for Bids Town of Concrete Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received in the office of the Town Clerk-Treasurer, Town Hall, Concrete, WA, until 12:00 p.m. on October 19, 2018 for the following surplus items:
1976 Chevy Emergency Rig Item #CCS3365 186176: Minimum Bid $1,000.00
1968 Chevy Howe Pumper Truck Item# TE638P102431: Minimum Bid $2,500.00
1991 Dodge Dakota Pick Up Item#1B7GG26X8MS255144: Minimum Bid $125.00
Badger Flow Meter Item #2100: Minimum Bid $300.00
Sirco Liquid Sampler Item #PM912506: Minimum Bid $200.00
Sirco Liquid Sampler Item #PM902493: Minimum Bid $200.00
For questions or to view any item between 8:30 am and 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday, please contact PW Director Alan Wilkins at 360.770.0394 or alanw@concretewa.gov. The Town of Concrete reserves the right to reject any or all bids, waive information and sell at the best interest of the Town. Bidders are required to send bids on the town’s surplus bid form which is available at www.townofconcrete.com or at 45672 Main Street, Concrete.
Sealed Bids are to be sent to the Town Clerk-Treasurer, Surplus Bid, P.O. Box 39, Concrete, WA 98237 or hand delivered to 45672 Main Street, Concrete, WA 98237. Bids will b opened at 1:00 pm on the official bid notice date deadline. Winning bidders will be contacted within 3 business days of bid opening.

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Design Review Granary Ave
Project Description: The DRB will make recommendations on the conceptual design of a proposed development that consists of three commercial/residential mixed-use buildings over a common below grade parking garage. The property is on a 1.7-acre lot in the Waterfront District urban village and abuts Granary Ave. The three buildings would be four stories above Granary Ave. and five stories above the Whatcom waterway side of the property. The buildings would include 94 residential condominium units (approximately 160,000 square feet) and 29,216 square feet of commercial space on the main floor of Granary Ave. and the water side. The parking garage would contain 230 vehicle parking spaces and 113 bicycle spaces, with access to the garage from Granary Ave. The project is proposed to include pedestrian corridors between the buildings, which would connect Granary Ave. to the future trail/park on the water side.
Project Location: 1021 Granary Ave. City Center Neighborhood, Area 6. Commercial Mixed-use area of the Waterfront District Urban Village. Assessor’s Parcel # 380330007066.
Staff Contact: Name: Lindsay Kershner, Planner E-mail / Phone: lkershner@cob.org or 360-778-8369
Public Meeting Bellingham Design Review Board Tuesday, October 2, 2018 At 3:00 pm In The City Council Chambers, City Hall, 210 Lottie Street
Anyone wishing to comment on this proposal is invited to submit written comments prior to the meeting date. Information on this topic will be available at City Hall in the Permit Center and on the web site at www.cob.org at least one week prior to the meeting. You may contact the staff member for further information

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Notice To Subcontractors And Materialmen
The State of Washington, Skagit Valley College, acting by and through the Department of Enterprise Services, Engineering & Architectural Services, hereby advises all interested parties that
Contract No. 2017-180 G, Work Order No. 37 for Project No. 2018-227, Madison Elementary Kitchen, Mount Vernon,
with Saybr Contractors, Inc.,
has been accepted as of September 10, 2018. The lien period for filing any liens against this contract’s retained percentage is now in effect. Any liens filed after October 25, 2018, shall be filed as not valid. State of Washington Department of Enterprise Services Engineering & Architectural Services

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Notice of Substantial Completion: New Perimeter Fence & Rolling Gate
Laborers, mechanics, subcontractors, materialmen, and suppliers: take notice that unless written claim is presented and filed as required by law within (30) days after publication of this notice, all claims against the contractor’s bond and the retained percentage are forever barred. Therefore, no person shall have any right of action for recovery against the bond or retainage on the contract with:
Guyline Construction Co., Inc. 205 Lila Lane, Burlington WA 98233,
New Perimeter Fence & Rolling Gate.
Rob Ney Project & Operations Manager, Whatcom County

Notice To Subcontractors And Materialmen
The State of Washington, Skagit County, acting by and through the Department of Enterprise Services, Engineering & Architectural Services, hereby advises all interested parties that:
Contract No. 2015-274 H (2-1), for Phase 4 Administration Building Cooling & Ventilation Upgrades, Mount Vernon, WA,
with McKinstry Essention, LLC, PO Box 24567, Seattle, WA 98124,
has been accepted as of September 6, 2018.
The lien period for filing any liens against this contract’s retained percentage is now in effect. Any liens filed after October 21, 2018 shall be filed as not valid.
State of Washington Department of Enterprise Services Engineering & Architectural Services

Determination of Non-Significance SEP2018-0044
Date of Issuance of Threshold Determination: 9/10/2018
Project Description: Non-project SEPA review of a development agreement between the City of Bellingham and Urban Strategies, LLC for the property located at 1314 Cornwall Avenue (Parcel #380330 195136) in downtown Bellingham. The existing 60,000 square foot building, former location of the JC Penney department store, has been substantially vacant since 1988. The development agreement and associated lease contain binding terms for the redevelopment of the property into a mixed-use residential, office and retail space. In summary, the City of Bellingham will purchase the land and lease it to Urban Strategies, LLC. Urban Strategies will purchase the existing building and renovate it into a mixed-use building. This is a phased SEPA review and additional project level SEPA review will occur with future submittal of required land use and building approvals.
Project Location: 1314 Cornwall Ave, City Center Neighborhood, Urban Village zoning
Proponent: City of Bellingham, contact Tara Sundin, Community Development and Economic Development Manager, 210 Lottie St. Bellingham, WA. (360) 778-8392, tsundin@cob.org
Lead Agency: City of Bellingham, Planning and Community Development Department (PCDD)
Anyone wishing to comment on this threshold determination is invited to submit written comments to the PCDD by 5:00pm on 9/24/2018.
Staff Contact and Responsible Official: Kurt Nabbefeld, Development Services Manager, knabbefeld@cob.org or 360-778-8351, Planning and Community Development Department, 210 Lottie Street – Bellingham, WA 98225

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Public Timber Sale
Department of Natural Resources will auction timber to the highest bidder. Contract terms and bidding information is available by calling Northwest Region at (360)856-3500 or by visiting the Region Office at Sedro Woolley or Product Sales & Leasing Division, Olympia.
Bidding begins at 10:00 a.m. at the Northwest Region Office, Sedro Woolley, WA on October 24, 2018.
BUTLERS BOWL, App. No. 096961, approximately 17 miles by road southeast of Sedro-Woolley, WA. on part(s) of Sections 23, 25 and 26 all in Township 33 North, Range 6 East, W.M., comprising approximately 4,004 Mbf of Timber. This sale is Export Restricted
This notice filed by: Laurie Bergvall, Assistant Region Manager, Northwest Region Office 919 North Township Street, Sedro Woolley, WA 98284-9384 (360)856-3500

Public Timber Sale
Department of Natural Resources will auction timber to the highest bidder. Contract terms and bidding information is available by calling Northwest Region at (360)856-3500 or by visiting the Region Office at Sedro Woolley or Product Sales & Leasing Division, Olympia.
Bidding begins at 10:00 a.m. at the Northwest Region Office, Sedro Woolley, WA on October 24, 2018.
NORTH SAAR VRH RMZ, App. No. 096705, approximately 5 miles by road southeast of Sumas, WA. on part(s) of Sections 19 and 20 all in Township 40 North, Range 5 East, W.M., comprising approximately 1,204 Mbf of Timber. This sale is Export Restricted.
Documents may be examined during regular business hours at the Region Office of the Department of Natural Resources and at Olympia Headquarters, Product Sales & Leasing Division, 1111 Washington St SE, Olympia, WA 98504-7016, (360) 902-1600.
This notice filed by: Laurie Bergvall, Assistant Region Manager, Northwest Region Office 919 North Township Street, Sedro Woolley, WA 98284-9384 (360)856-3500

Day Labor Public Notice
Publication of Information on Day Labor Projects, notice is hereby given on upcoming day labor projects for calendar year 2018. Said work is to be performed by the Island County Public Works Department personnel, either in whole or in part.
Project Name/Engineer’s Cost Estimate
Miscellaneous R/W Minor Safety Improvements/ $110,300
Miscellaneous Intersection Alignment Improvements/ $ 50,000
Shoulder Widening Program/ $114,710
Miscellaneous Drainage Projects/ $ 60,300
Crosby Drainage Improvement/ $ 50,000
Waterloo Road Culvert/ $ 50,000

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Notice of Road Closure
The Board of Skagit County Commissioners has approved a Resolution to close the following County road to all through traffic including emergency vehicles:
Colony Mountain Drive #24100 at milepost 0.58 (Harrison Creek)
The roadway will be closed for approximately 2 days beginning on or about September 17, 2018, or dates thereabout to be determined by the County Engineer.
Additional information may be obtained through the Department of Public Works, Engineering Division, 1800 Continental Place, Mount Vernon, WA, 98273. Given Kutz, Transportation Programs, (360) 416-1424 is the contact person for this issue.

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Public Hearing Regarding  Sale Of County Surplus Property
Skagit County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on September 4, 2018 at 10:15 A.M. in the Commissioners’ Hearing Room, Skagit County Administration Building, 1800 Continental Place, Mount Vernon, WA, for the purpose of declaring their intention to dispose of county-owned surplus property
Passenger Vehicles, Pickup Trucks, And Equipment Including:
(1) 1997 Chevy Astro Van,
(1) 2007 Ford Cargo Van,
(1) 1999 Chevy 1500 Pickup,
(1) 1997 Freightliner Dump truck, (1995 Peterbilt dump truck,
(1) 2001 John Deere 4700 Tractor w/Loader,
(1) 2000 John Deere 772CH Road Grader,
(1) 2011 Rosco RB48 Kick off Broom,
(1) 1995 Sakai TS600 Pneumatic Roller,
(1) 2003 Toyota Prius,
(1) 2010 Wheego Whip All Electric Car,
(1) 2006 Ford F-250 Ext. Cab 4WD,
(2) 2007 Chevy 1500 Pickups,
(1) 2008 Chevy 1500 Ext. Cab 4WD,
(2) 2000 Chevy Malibu Cars,
(3) 2006 Ford F-250 Crew Cab 4WD Pickups,
(8) Ford Crown Victoria Police cars (Years 2001 2009),
(1) Chevy Tahoe 4WD, and a variety of small equipment.
Your views, for or against the sale of this property, are invited by attendance, representative, or letter.
Name Of Contact Person: Mike Elde, Telephone: (360) 416-1494.

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Oak Harbor Middle (Intermediate) School Modular Classroom Project
APPLICATION: Site Plan SIT-18-07
APPLICATION: Civil Plan CIV-18-08
APPLICATION: SEPA Checklist SEP-18-04
APPLICATION: Transportation Concurrency TRC-18-14
PROJECT PROPOSAL AND LOCATION: A Site plan application and associated documents for the proposed addition of two new modular classrooms. The two new 1,828 square foot modular classrooms are proposed to be placed east of the existing modular classrooms, west of the existing middle school facility. The addition of the two new modular classrooms will result in a total of 6 modular classrooms added in the last two years. The project location is 150 SW 6th Avenue, R13203-432-4710.
DETERMINATION OF COMPLETENESS: The above applications were submitted on July 18, 2018 and August 13, 2018 by Mr. Brian Hunt with Oak Harbor School District, property owner. The application has been determined complete for the purpose of reviewing on August 13, 2018.
APPLICABLE REGULATIONS AND REVIEW CRITERIA: The above applications will be reviewed for compliance with the Oak Harbor Comprehensive Plan and Municipal Code. This may not be a comprehensive list of the applicable regulations and review criteria against which this application will be reviewed.
ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTS AND/OR STUDIES APPLICABLE TO THIS PROJECT: SEPA environmental checklist (SEP-18-04).
PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD: If you have questions regarding this application, please contact the Development Services Department at (360) 279-4510, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday. To make written comments on this application, please mail or hand-deliver specific comments to: City of Oak Harbor, Development Services Department, 865 SE Barrington Drive, Oak Harbor, WA 98277, no later than 5:00 p.m. on September 4, 2018. To receive notification of the decision on this proposal, please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope and request a Notification of Decision for Site plan SIT-18-07 from the City of Oak Harbor, Development Services Department, 865 SE Barrington Drive, Oak Harbor, WA 98277.

Notice Of Public Hearing – Land Use Planning & Utilities
Notice is hereby given that the Bellingham City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, September 24, 2018, at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 210 Lottie Street, Bellingham, Washington, to take public comment on the following:
CONSIDERATION OF AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO LAND DIVISION, LAND USE PLANNING AND UTILITIES, AMENDING BELLINGHAM MUNICIPAL CODE (BMC) TITLES 15, 16, 20 AND 21, REPEALING TITLE 18 AND ADOPTING A NEW TITLE 23 AS THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM’S LAND DIVISION ORDINANCE.
Detailed information can be found five days prior to the meeting at www.cob.org/meetings.
Staff Contact: Kathy Bell at kbell@cob.org or 360-778-8347.
Anyone wishing to comment is invited to attend, or send comments to the Council Office, 210 Lottie Street, or ccmail@cob.org, to be received prior to 8 a.m., Wednesday September 19, 2018, to be included in the agenda packet. Comment received after that will be distributed to Council but not included in the published packet. IN THE SUBJECT LINE, PLEASE INDICATE WHICH PUBLIC HEARING YOUR COMMENT PERTAINS TO.

Vacation of County road right of way designated as Maple Drive
Located in a portion of Section 4 & 9, Township 30N, Range 3E COUNTY COMMISSIONERS NOTICE OF The Board of County Commissioners of Island County, Washington, that they have set August 21st, 2018, at the hour of 10:00 am at their usual meeting place in the Courthouse Annex, in Coupeville, as the time and place for a public hearing in the matter of petitioned vacation of county road right of way known as Maple Drive All interested persons may appear at said hearing in person, or by their duly appointed representative, and be heard for or against the petition of vacation of County road right of way.
Persons requiring auxiliary aids/services should call Island County Human Resources, 679-7372, 629-4522 ext. 7372, or 321-5111 ext. 7372 at least 24 hours prior to the meeting

Vacation of County road right of way designated as Miller Road
Located in a portion of Section 15, Township 32N, Range 1E
The Board of County Commissioners of Island County, Washington, that they have set August 28th, 2018, at the hour of 10:00 am at their usual meeting place in the Courthouse Annex, in Coupeville, as the time and place for a public hearing in the matter of petitioned vacation of a portion of county road right of way known as Miller Road. All interested persons may appear at said hearing in person, or by their duly appointed representative, and be heard for or against the petition of vacation of County road right of way.
Persons requiring auxiliary aids/services should call Island County Human Resources, 679-7372, 629-4522 ext. 7372, or 321-5111 ext. 7372 at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.

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Public Hearing Regarding Regulations Temporary Homeless Shelters
The Bellingham City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, September 24, 2018, at 7:00 PM, or as soon thereafter as possible, in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 210 Lottie Street, Bellingham, Washington, to take public comment on the following:
A draft ordinance establishing regulations for temporary homeless shelters (temporary building encampments, temporary tent encampments, temporary safe parking areas, and temporary tiny house encampments) by creating a new Bellingham Municipal Code Chapter 20.15 and amending various other sections of the Bellingham Municipal Code. Detailed information can be found five days prior to the meeting at http://meetings.cob.org.
A webpage for the process to develop regulations for temporary homeless shelters can be accessed at the following link: https://www.cob.org/services/housing/homeless/Pages/temporary-longterm-shelters.aspx. This link provides Planning Commission meeting dates and materials, public comments and other resources.
Staff Contact: Lisa Pool, AICP, Senior Planner, lapool@cob.org or (360) 778-8390 Anyone wishing to comment is invited to attend the hearing or send comments to the Council Office, 210 Lottie Street, via email ccmail@cob.org or fax 778-8101 prior to 8 a.m. Wednesday, September 19, 2018, to be included in the agenda packet. Comments received after that date will be distributed to Council, but not included in the published packet. PLEASE NOTE THE SUBJECT IN THE SUBJECT LINE OF YOUR CORRESPONDENCE.

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Advertisement for Bidder Interest Whatcom Community College Student Housing
Facility Project Size: 89,645 SF
Project Medium: Slab on Grade, 4 Story Wood Framed Construction, Brick and Metal Siding
Schedule: Start September 1st, 2018 to April 20th 2020.
Tiger Construction will hold a project specific informational meeting on the 23rd of August from 2pm to 4pm at 4260 Cordata Parkway Bellingham WA. 98266. The Tiger office is located near the campus of Whatcom Community College. The purpose of this meeting is to increase interest and opportunities for participation on the project prior to bidding.
Tiger Construction is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer and is requesting that interested Subcontractors & Suppliers including Small Business, Women-owned, Disadvantage, Minority, Veteran and Disabled Veteran Business to attend.
For more information please email or call Bill Perry Project Manager for the project. Email: billp@tigerconstrction.us Phone: 360-966-7252

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Notice Of Substantial Completion – Lookout Mountain Forest Preserve Trail Development
Laborers, mechanics, subcontractors, materialmen, and suppliers, take notice that unless written claim is presented to the Whatcom County Parks & Recreation Department, 3373 Mount Baker Highway, Bellingham, WA 98226 and filed as required by law within (45) days after publication of this notice, all claims against the contractor’s bond of the retained percentage are forever barred. Therefore, no person shall have any right of action for recovery against the bond or retainage on the contract with:
Backwoods Contracting, 500 Innis Creek Rd., Acme, WA 98220

Contract Acceptance Notice to Subcontractors and Materials Suppliers
Island County Public Works Department hereby furnishes notice that the Island County’s: Bayview Road Shop flooring project, PO 11733,
has been completed under the contract and permit terms and the provisions of the contract have been fulfilled in an acceptable manner by: Floors Plus Carpet One, 3175 N. Goldie Road, Oak Harbor, WA 98277, WA
and accepted by Island County. The lien period for filing any liens against this contract’s retainage percent is now in effect. Notice of any unpaid wages or materials may be made to the Island County Engineer, P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239.

Vacation of Maple Drive, Whidbey Island
The matter of proposed vacation of County road right of way designated as Maple Drive, located in a portion of Section 4 & 9, Township 30N, Range 3E COUNTY
The Board of County Commissioners of Island County, Washington, that they have set August 21st, 2018, at the hour of 10:00 am at their usual meeting place in the Courthouse Annex, in Coupeville, as the time and place for a public hearing in the matter of petitioned vacation of county road right of way known as Maple Drive
All interested persons may appear at said hearing in person, or by their duly appointed representative, and be heard for or against the petition of vacation of County road right of way.
Persons requiring auxiliary aids/services should call Island County Human Resources, 679-7372, 629-4522 ext. 7372, or 321-5111 ext. 7372 at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.

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Notice Of Substantial Completion
Silver Lake Park Main Roadway and Auxiliary Parking Lot Improvement Project
Laborers, mechanics, subcontractors, material men, and suppliers, take notice that unless written claim is presented to the Whatcom County Parks & Recreation Department, 3373 Mount Baker Highway, Bellingham, WA 98226 and filed as required by law within (45) days after publication of this notice, all claims against the contractor’s bond or the retrained percentage are forever barred. Therefore, no person shall have any right of action for recovery against the bond or retainage on the contract with:
Oceanside Construction, Inc., 1511 Mt Baker Hwy, Bellingham, WA 98266.

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Contract Acceptance Notice to Subcontractors and Materials Suppliers
Island County Public Works Department hereby furnishes notice that:
Bayview Road shop Lighting Upgrades Project, PO 11357
has been completed under the contract and permit terms and the provisions of the contract have been fulfilled in an acceptable manner by:
Whidbey Island Electric, LLC, PO Box 1423, Freeland, WA. 98249
and accepted by Island County. The lien period for filing any liens against this contract’s retainage percent is now in effect. Notice of any unpaid wages or materials may be made to the Island County Engineer, P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239.

Contract Acceptance Notice to Subcontractors and Materials Suppliers
Island County Public Works Department hereby furnishes notice that construction of the:
Demolition of Old WAIF Animal Shelter Project, PO 10961
has been completed under the contract and permit terms and the provisions of the contract have been fulfilled in an acceptable manner by:
Adams Construction, 3030 Advance Drive, Oak Harbor, WA. 98277
and accepted by Island County. The lien period for filing any liens against this contract’s retainage percent is now in effect. Notice of any unpaid wages or materials may be made to the Island County Engineer, P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239.

Contract Acceptance Notice to Subcontractors and Materials Suppliers
Island County Public Works Department hereby furnishes notice that construction of the:
2017 HMA Overlays Camano Island Project, CRP 17-03/JL 01112-0302
has been completed under the contract and permit terms and the provisions of the contract have been fulfilled in an acceptable manner by:
Cadman Materials, Inc., 20700 – 44th Avenue West #240, Lynnwood, WA. 98036
and accepted by Island County. The lien period for filing any liens against this contract’s retainage percent is now in effect. Notice of any unpaid wages or materials may be made to the Island County Engineer, P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239.

Intent To Construct Personal Storage Units At Naval Air Station Whidbey Island
Naval Base Kitsap is in the process of requesting approval from the Department of Defense to construct a small personal storage facility on board Ault Field. Approximately 4000 square feet is available for the storage facility and will contain 48 units, 16 will be 50 cubic feet and 32 will be 100 cubic feet in size.
We understand this service is available locally but unit sizes are limited, and locations are inconvenient for unaccompanied housing residents.

County Forces Utilization Costs
Creasy Road BST Conversion CRP #918017
Whatcom County Department of Public Works announces that county forces were utilized to convert a gravel portion of Creasy Road to BST surface.
Total cost of work was $11,460.92.
If you have questions, please contact Gina Miller, Assistant Superintendent, at 360-778-6423

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Notice Of Contract Acceptance – Notice To Subcontractors And Material Suppliers:
Bellingham School District No. 501, Business Office, 1306 Dupont Street, Bellingham, WA 98225, hereby advises all interested parties that the following project has been accepted as of July 11, 2018:
Options High School Rebuild/ Replacement Project,
the contractor being Tiger Construction, Ltd.
The statutory period for the filing of all liens and claims becomes effective July 12, 2018. Claims being filed after August 25, 2018 will not be recognized. Additionally, any claims that have already been filed need to be refiled during this period. Copies of any lien against the Bellingham School District No. 501 must be sent to: Bellingham School District No. 501 Attention: Ron Cowan, 1306 Dupont Street, Bellingham, WA 98225

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Modify Existing Telecommunications Facility
AT&T Mobility, LLC is proposing to modify an existing telecommunications facility on an existing building located at 119 N. Commercial Street, Bellingham, Whatcom County, WA 98225. The modifications will consist of installing three proposed antennas at 148.6-feet and 151.6-feet on the existing 159.9-foot building.
Any interested party wishing to submit comments regarding the potential effects the proposed facility may have on any historic property may do so by sending comments to: Project 6118005517-MKB c/o EBI Consulting, 6876 Susquehanna Trail S, York, PA 17403, or via telephone at (717) 472-3070.

Notice of Substantial Completion – Lookout Mountain Road Repair
Laborers, mechanics, subcontractors, materialmen, and suppliers, take notice that unless written claim is presented to the Whatcom County Parks & Recreation Department, 3373 Mount Baker Highway, Bellingham, WA 98226 and filed as required by law within (45) days after publication of this notice, all claims against the contractor’s bond or the retained percentage are forever barred. Therefore, no person shall have any right of action for recovery against the bond or retainage on the contract with:
P&P Excavating LLC, 2499 E Smith Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226.
Dated: 6/26/18 Michael McFarlane Directory, Whatcom County Parks & Recreation

Notice of Auction – Surplus Houses at 1012 3rd Street and 1014 3rd Street Anacortes, WA
The Port of Anacortes is holding a Surplus Sale to dispose of 2 houses located at 1012 3rd Street and 1014 3rd Street, Anacortes, Washington.
Bidder walk thru on August 6, 2018 from 9am-1pm
Bid Opening shall occur on August 14, 2018 at 11am at the Port offices at 100 Commercial Avenue, Anacortes, WA
Description of Items: The bid items are two houses, approximately 600 sq. ft. each, 1BR/1BA, constructed around 1925. Condition assessment of the houses is available. Each house will be auctioned separately. Removal of structures to be completed within 60 days of notification of successful bid. General Sale Terms & Conditions, Bid Forms and condition assessment are available at portofanacortes.com or the Main Port Office located at 100 Commercial Avenue, Anacortes, WA

Notice of Public Timber Sale
Department of Natural Resources will auction timber to the highest bidder. Contract terms and bidding information is available by calling Northwest Region at (360)856-3500 or by visiting the Region Office at Sedro Woolley or Product Sales & Leasing Division, Olympia.
Bidding begins at 10:00 a.m. at the Northwest Region Office, Sedro Woolley, WA on August 29, 2018.
SOUTH DIKE VRH RMZ, App. No. 096706, approximately 3 miles by road northeast of Acme, WA. on part(s) of Sections 33 and 34 all in Township 38 North, Range 5 East, W.M., comprising approximately 2,221 Mbf of Timber. This sale is Export Restricted.
CRANE KEY VRH RMZ, App. No. 096339, approximately 14 miles by road north of Arlington, WA on part(s) of Sections 23 and 24 all in Township 33 North, Range 5 East, W.M., comprising approximately 3,061 Mbf of Timber. This sale is Export Restricted.
This notice filed by: Laurie Bergvall, Assistant Region Manager, Northwest Region Office 919 North Township Street, Sedro Woolley, WA 98284-9384 (360)856-3500

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Certificate of Need Application
Applicant: US HealthVest, LLC
Description of Proposal: Establish a 70-bed psychiatric hospital in Whatcom County.
The address of the proposed hospital is 221 Birchwood Avenue in Bellingham [98225].
Estimated Costs: The estimated capital expenditure associated with this project is $20,944,500.
Public Hearing: Date: July 19, 2018 Time: Hearing begins at 12:00 noon Location: Whatcom County Council Meeting Room Address: 311 Grand Avenue, #105, Bellingham, Washington 98225 The purpose of the hearing is to obtain public input about the proposed project. Individuals speaking at the hearing will be limited to 3 minutes. Written comments are encouraged.
Oral or written comments must be submitted either at the hearing or received by the Certificate of Need Program by 5:00 pm, July 19, 2018. Faxed comments will not be accepted. Send written comments to: Mailing Address Department of Health Certificate of Need Program Mail Stop 47852 Olympia, WA 98504-7852 Physical Address Department of Health Certificate of Need Program 111 Israel Road SE Tumwater, WA 98501 E-Mail Address karen.nidermayer@doh.wa.gov
Anticipated Decision Date: September 17, 2018
If you have any questions or would like additional information, please call Karen Nidermayer with the Certificate of Need Program at (360) 236-2957 or log on to our website: www.doh.wa.gov/hsqa/FSL/certneed/

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Notice To Subcontractors And Materialmen
The State of Washington, Town of Concrete, acting by and through the Department of Enterprise Services,
Engineering & Architectural Services, hereby advises all interested parties that
Contract No. 2016- 090 G (1-1), for Waste Water Treatment Plan Energy Upgrades, Concrete, WA,
with Ameresco, Inc., 222 Williams Ave. South, Suite 100, Renton, WA 98057,
has been accepted as of June 22, 2018.
The lien period for filing any liens against this contract’s retained percentage is now in effect. Any liens filed after August 6, 2018 shall be filed as not valid. State of Washington Department of Enterprise Services Engineering & Architectural Services

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Auction: Surplus Houses at 1012 3rd Street and 1014 3rd Street Anacortes, WA
The Port of Anacortes is holding a Surplus Sale to dispose of 2 houses located at 1012 3rd Street and 1014 3rd Street, Anacortes, Washington.
Bidder walk thru on July 2, 2018 from 9am-1pm and August 6, 2018 from 9am-1pm Bid Opening shall occur on August 14, 2018 at 11am at the Port offices at 100 Commercial Avenue, Anacortes, WA
Description of Items: The bid items are two houses, approximately 600 sq. ft. each, 1BR/1BA, constructed around 1925. Condition assessment of the houses is available. Each house will be auctioned separately.
Removal of structures to be completed within 60 days of notification of successful bid.
General Sale Terms & Conditions, Bid Forms and condition assessment are available at portofanacortes.com or the Main Port Office located at 100 Commercial Avenue, Anacortes, WA

Intent To Sell Surplus Real Property – Skagit County Public Hospital District No. 304
The Board of Commissioners of Skagit County Public Hospital District No. 304, Skagit County, WA intends to sell a certain real property owned by the District, which is located on Collins Road at Lot 3 of Skagit County Short Plat PL-06-0343, Sedro Woolley, WA. The property is a residential lot located on Skagit County parcel P125365.
The Board has determined that the Property is no longer required for district purposes, and has therefore declared this a surplus property. The Board has also determined that the sale of the property will be in the best interest of the District.
A public hearing will be held at 8 a.m. on June 27, 2018 at Peacehealth United General Medical Center. The purpose of this public hearing will be for the Board to consider public comments with regard to the sale of this property.

Surplus List for Utility Items – Oak Harbor City Council
Oak Harbor City Council will hold a public hearing in the City Hall Council Chambers, 865 SE Barrington Drive, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 2:15 p.m. at the City Council Workshop Meeting regarding the following: Resolution 18-16: Surplus List for Utility Items
Anyone wishing to support or oppose this item or provide other relevant comments may do so in writing or appear in person before the Oak Harbor City Council at the time and place of said public hearings. To assure disabled persons the opportunity to participate in or benefit from City services, please provide 24-hour advance notice to the City Clerk at (360) 279-4539 for additional arrangements to reasonably accommodate special needs

Notice Of Substantial Completion: Audio/Video System Upgrades For The Council Chambers
Laborers, mechanics, subcontractors, materialmen, and suppliers: take notice that unless written claim is presented and filed as required by law within (30) days after publication of this notice, all claims against the contractor’s bond and the retained percentage are forever barred. Therefore, no person shall have any right of action for recovery against the bond or retainage on the contract with:
Dimensional Communications, Inc. 1220 Anderson Road, Mt. Vernon, WA 98274,
Audio/Video System Upgrades for the Council Chambers, Bid #17-69.
Rob Ney, Project & Operations Manager

County Forces Utilization Costs Creasy Road BST Conversion CRP #918017
Whatcom County Department of Public Works announces that county forces will be utilized to convert a gravel portion of Creasy Road to BST surface at an approximate cost of $12,000.
If you have questions, please contact Gina Miller, Assistant Superintendent, at (360) 778-6423.

Notice Of Public Hearing Notice – review final project performance for the Town of Concrete’s Wastewater Treatment Plant 2016-2017 Upgrade
Concrete Town Council, in the Town Hall building, 45672 Main Street, will hold a public hearing on June 25, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. or as soon as possible thereafter.
The purpose of the public hearing is to review final project performance for the Town of Concrete’s Wastewater Treatment Plant 2016-2017 Upgrade Project funded by the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and to receive public comment regarding this project.
The Town Hall of Concrete 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 Andrea Fichter at 360-853-8401.

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Public Meeting for Revisions to the Blaine Development Standards for the approved Bridges Plat Residential Planned Unit Development PUD #6-09
You are invited to attend a meeting being held by Skeers Construction, Inc. in the Blaine City Council Chambers at 435 Martin Street Blaine, WA. on Thursday, June 21, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm to introduce the following proposed project: Revisions to the Blaine Development Standards for the approved Bridges Plat Residential Planned Unit Development PUD #6-09.
Bridges Plat is a 40 lot single family subdivision located at 4475 D Street in Blaine.
We are holding this meeting to tell you the proposal and invite your comments and questions. As required by the City of Blaine, it is being conducted before we apply for permit revisions. A public hearing will also be held with the Planning Commissions at a later date.
We can be reached by contacting Associated Project Consultants, Inc., P.S. at (360) 671-1146 if you have any questions regarding the meeting.

Bellingham City Council Notice Of Public Hearing – ReZone
The Bellingham City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, July 9, 2018, at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 210 Lottie Street, Bellingham, Washington, to take public comment on the following: Consideration of four requests to docket amendments to Bellingham’s Comprehensive Plan for review in 2018-2019.
The requests include:
REZ2018-0002: City Center Neighborhood, Area 6 – Update Waterfront District Sub-Area Plan
REZ2018-0003: Sehome Neighborhood, Area 15 / York Neighborhood, Area 8 – Update Samish Way Urban Village Sub-Area Plan
REZ2018-0004: Samish Neighborhood, Areas 4 and 5: Amend Transportation Element of the comprehensive plan, neighborhood plan, and zoning Prerequisite Considerations concerning arterial route classification / alignment of Yew/Samish Connector (San Juan Blvd.) and Governor Road
REZ2018-0005: Add new policy language to the comprehensive plan relating to the preservation of existing mobile home and manufactured home parks
Detailed information can be found five days prior to the meeting at www.cob.org/meetings. Docket application materials relating to the proposed Comprehensive Plan amendments can be found at https://www.cob.org/gov/dept/pcd/Lists/notices/Current%20Notices.aspx
Staff Contact: Moshe Quinn at 360-778-8354 or by email at mquinn@cob.org.
Anyone wishing to comment is invited to attend, or send comments to the Council Office, 210 Lottie Street, or ccmail@cob.org, to be received prior to 8 a.m., Tuesday, July 3, 2018, to be included in the agenda packet.
Comment received after that will be distributed to Council but not included in the published packet. IN THE SUBJECT LINE, PLEASE INDICATE WHICH PUBLIC HEARING YOUR COMMENT PERTAINS TO. The Council Chambers is fully accessible. Elevator access to the second floor is available at the west entrance.
Hearing assistance is available from the Clerk. Contact the Legislative Assistant at 778-8200 for additional assistance prior to the meeting. Thank you. Publication date: June 9, 2018

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Notice of Substantial Completion: Lighthouse Marine Park Boardwalk Renovation
Laborers, mechanics, subcontractors, materialmen, and suppliers, take notice that unless written claim is presented to the Whatcom County Parks & Recreation Department, 3373 Mount Baker Highway, Bellingham, WA 98226 and filed as required by law within (45) days after publication of this notice, all claims against the contractor’s bond or the retained percentage are forever barred. Therefore, no person shall have any right of action for recovery against the bond or retainage on the contract with:
HB Hansen Construction, Inc., PO Box 266, Lynden, WA 98264

Mount Baker School District – Proposed Issuance of Bond
Mount Baker School District No. 507, Whatcom County, Washington will hold a public hearing during a regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the District scheduled for June 14, 2018 starting at 6:00 p.m., Pacific Time, or as soon thereafter as possible at the District Office, 4956 Deming Road, Deming, WA 98244 for the purpose of hearing comments from the public on the proposed issuance by the District of its Limited General Obligation Bond, 2018.
The Bond is proposed to be issued in the aggregate principal amount of not to exceed $2,545,000 and will be payable over a term ending no later than December 1, 2020.
The Bond proceeds will be used to pay costs of (i) modernization and repairs of District facilities (ii) modernization and upgrades of District technology and computer systems for instruction and operations (iii) other purposes authorized by RCW 28A.530.080; and (iv) costs of issuance pursuant to RCW 28A.530.010.
The Bond will be a general obligation of the District payable from all legally available District funds.
Any person may appear and be heard on the issue of this Bond. Comments will be heard from all interested parties attending the hearing.
Written comments prior to the hearing may be directed to Ben Thomas, Finance Director, Mount Baker School District No. 507, Whatcom County, Washington, 4956 Deming Road, Deming, WA 98244.

Notice of Public Timber Sale
Department of Natural Resources will auction timber to the highest bidder. Contract terms and bidding information is available by calling Northwest Region at (360)856-3500 or by visiting the Region Office at Sedro Woolley or Product Sales & Leasing Division, Olympia.
Bidding begins at 10:00 a.m. at the Northwest Region Office, Sedro Woolley, WA on July 25, 2018.
TWO FOR KIP, App. No. 093616, approximately 3 miles by road west of Glacier, WA. on part(s) of Sections 2, 10 and 11 all in Township 39 North, Range 6 East, W.M., comprising approximately 2,579 Mbf of Timber. This sale is Export Restricted.
Documents may be examined during regular business hours at the Region Office of the Department of Natural Resources and at Olympia Headquarters, Product Sales & Leasing Division, 1111 Washington St SE, Olympia, WA 98504-7016, (360) 902-1600.
This notice filed by: Laurie Bergvall, Assistant Region Manager, Northwest Region Office 919 North Township Street, Sedro Woolley, WA 98284-9384 (360)856-3500

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Public Hearing Blanchard Inter-Trust Exchange NO. 86-097449
Hearing: 6:00 p.m., Thursday, June 14, 2018 in Skagit County Commissioner’s Hearing Room 1800 Continental Place, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
This hearing is to provide information and receive testimony on the proposed Blanchard inter-trust exchange, which is an exchange of land trust designations only. The Board of Natural Resources will receive a summary of all written testimony at a regularly scheduled meeting.
Written testimony must be received by June 29, 2018. Mail to DNR, Blanchard Exchange, Attn: Bob Winslow, PO Box 47014, Olympia, WA 98504-7014, or email Exchanges@dnr.wa.gov. Call Bob Winslow at 360-902-1622 for information or visit www.dnr.wa.gov, Leasing & Land Transactions, Blanchard Inter-Trust Exchange.
If approved, the exchange will position the newly designated Common School Trust properties for transfer to a DNR natural area located within Blanchard State Forest, as authorized by 2017-2019 Trust Land Transfer legislation. The newly designated State Forest Land Trust properties will remain in state ownership and be managed for the benefit of the trust beneficiaries. The proposed exchange affects portions of the following described lands. For maps see the website listed above, or call to request one by mail.
State Forest Land Trust to Common School Trust: Secs. 4, 9, 10, 11, 16, T36N, R3E, W.M., Skagit County, Washington ^ 860 acres.
Common School Trust to State Forest Land Trust: Sec. 36, T36N, R3E, W.M.; Secs. 16, 17, 18, 32, T36N, R5E, W.M., Sec. 16, T36N, R6E, W.M.; Secs. 11, 12, 13, 14, 36, T36N, R7E, W.M.; Secs. 4, 6, 16, 36, T36N, R8E, W.M.; Sec. 16, T36N, R9E, W.M.; Sec. 16, T35N, R3E, W.M.; Sec. 16, 36, T35N, R4E, W.M.; Secs. 5, 36, T35N, R5E, W.M.; Sec. 36, T35N, R6E, W.M.; Secs. 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, T35N, R7E, W.M.; Secs. 7, 16, T35N, R9E, W.M.; Secs. 5, 8, 9, 16, 23, 25, 27, 34, 35, 36, T34N, R5E, W.M.; Sec. 16, T34N, R6E, W.M.; Sec. 31, T34N, R7E, W.M.; Secs. 1, 12, 16, 36, T34N, R9E, W.M.; Secs. 7, 19, T34N, R10E, W.M.; Secs. 5, 16, 17, 20, 21, 34, 36, T33N, R5E, W.M.; Secs. 16, 18, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 36, T33N, R6E, W.M.; Secs. 8, 20, 22, T33N, R7E, W.M.; Secs. 24, 35, 36, T33N, R9E, W.M.; Secs. 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 13, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 28, 29, 30, 36, T33N, R10E, W.M.; Secs. 18, 19, 31, T33N, R11E, W.M.; All in Skagit County, Washington

Notice Of Contract Acceptance Notice To Subcontractors And Material Suppliers
Bellingham School District No. 501, Business Office, 1306 Dupont Street, Bellingham, WA 98225, hereby advises all interested parties that the following project has been accepted as of May 9, 2018:
Bellingham High School Field Renovation Project,
the contractor being: Premier Field Development
The statutory period for the filing of all liens and claims becomes effective May 10, 2018. Claims being filed after June 23, 2018 will not be recognized. Additionally, any claims that have already been filed need to be refiled during this period. Copies of any lien against the Bellingham School District No. 501 must be sent to: Bellingham School District No. 501, Attention: Ron Cowan, 1306 Dupont Street, Bellingham, WA 98225

Notice of Intention to File a Claim of Abandonment and Extinguishment of Mineral Interest
Galbraith Tree Farm, LLC, the legal owner of the following described real property and gives notice of intention to file a claim of abandonment and extinguishment of mineral interest as to the below described real property. This Notice is given because the mineral interest has not been used for more than twenty years.
1. The name and address of the Owner of the mineral interest is as follows (“Mineral Interest Owner”): W.I. Nixon and Margaret T. Nixon, husband and wife
2. The mineral interest held by the Mineral Interest owner was created by a Mineral Reservations Contained in Deed recorded in Whatcom County, Washington under Auditor’s File No. 789029 on February 1, 1955.
3. The legal description of the land affected by the mineral interest of W.I. Nixon and Margaret T. Nixon, husband and wife as follows: THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER (SW ¼) OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER (SW ¼) OF SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 38 NORTH, RANGE 4 EAST, W.M. AND THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER (SW ¼) OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW ¼) OF SECTION 11, TOWNSHIP 37 NORTH, RANGE 3 EAST, W.M., WHATCOM COUNTY, WASHINGTON.
4. The surface owner of the affected property is: Galbraith Tree Farm, LLC, 103 N. Township, Sedro Woolley, WA 98284
5. The person giving Notice to Mineral Interest Owner is: Kristen C. Reid, Belcher Swanson Law Firm, PLLC, 900 Dupont Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
Tel: (360) 734-6390
6. Date of the first publication: May 30, 2018
7. Abandonment and Extinguishment: A claim of abandonment and extinguishment of the mineral interests set forth above will be filed upon the expiration of a period of sixty days after the date of the last publication of this notice unless the current mineral interest owner files a statement of claim of mineral interest in the form prescribed in RCW 78.22.040.

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Contract Acceptance Notice to Subcontractors and Materials Suppliers
Island County Public Works Department hereby furnishes notice that the:
Island County Parks Shop Doors replacement project, PO 11458,
has been completed under the contract and permit terms and the provisions of the contract have been fulfilled in an acceptable manner by:
Crawford Garage Doors, Inc., 331-A E. Blackburn, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
and accepted by Island County. The lien period for filing any liens against this contract’s retainage percent is now in effect. Notice of any unpaid wages or materials may be made to the Island County Engineer, P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239.

Contract Acceptance Notice to Subcontractors and Materials Suppliers
Island County Public Works Department hereby furnishes notice that the Island County Parks:
Freeland Park Playground Fence replacement project, PO 11458,
has been completed under the contract and permit terms and the provisions of the contract have been fulfilled in an acceptable manner by:
McBride Fence, Inc., 7711 Scatchet Head Rd., Clinton, WA 98236
and accepted by Island County. The lien period for filing any liens against this contract’s retainage percent is now in effect. Notice of any unpaid wages or materials may be made to the Island County Engineer, P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239.

Contract Acceptance Notice to Subcontractors And Material Suppliers:
Bellingham School District No. 501, Business Office, 1306 Dupont Street, Bellingham, WA 98225, hereby advises all interested parties that the following project has been accepted as of May 9, 2018:
Bellingham High School Field Renovation Project,
the contractor being: Premier Field Development.
The statutory period for the filing of all liens and claims becomes effective May 10, 2018. Claims being filed after June 23, 2018 will not be recognized. Additionally, any claims that have already been filed need to be refiled during this period. Copies of any lien against the Bellingham School District No. 501 must be sent to: Bellingham School District No. 501, Attention: Ron Cowan, 1306 Dupont Street, Bellingham, WA 98225

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Ferndale School District Notice of Intended Lease to NW Educational Service District 189
The Ferndale School District is exploring the lease of the Mountain View School building, address 5780 Hendrickson Ave., Ferndale, WA 98248, to the NW Educational Service District 189 (NWESD), address 1601 R Ave., Anacortes, WA 98221, which is a public agency headquartered in Anacortes.
The NWESD serves 35 school districts in the northwest portion of Washington State.
The purpose of the anticipated lease is to permit the NWESD”s Whatcom Discovery Program, a specialized program for special needs youth from many school districts, to operate in a portion of the Mountain View building. Ferndale School District students have been and will continue to be served by the program. The Ferndale School District will continue to have the option of using other portions of the premises for school program and other school-related needs.
The Mountain View School building and site continue to be foreseen to be used by the School District for other school programs in future years.
The lease rate will be approximately $9,500 per month, which includes utilities. Adjustments will be made over time, both for inflation and to capture actual utilities usage.
The initial lease terms is 37 months, starting July 1, 2018. The lease terms under review appear to protect adequately the School District’s program, legal and financial interests.
Question about the anticipated lease may be directed to Mark Deebach, Assistant Superintendent for Business and Support Services at mark.deebach@ferndalesd.org.

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Notice Of Public Timber Sale
Department of Natural Resources will auction timber to the highest bidder. Contract terms and bidding information is available by calling Northwest Region at (360)856-3500 or by visiting the Region Office at Sedro Woolley or Product Sales & Leasing Division, Olympia.
Bidding begins at 10:00 a.m. at the Northwest Region Office, Sedro Woolley, WA on June 13, 2018.
CAMP RINKER VRH VDT RMZ, App. No. 095100, approximately 8 miles by road north of Darrington on part (s) of Sections 7 and 18 all in Township 33 North, Range 10 East, W.M., comprising approximately 4,764 Mbf of Timber. This sale is Export Restricted
This notice filed by: Laurie Bergvall, Assistant Region Manager, Northwest Region Office 919 North Township Street, Sedro Woolley, WA 98284- 9384 (360)856-3500

Contract Acceptance Notice to Subcontractors and Materials Suppliers
Island County Public Works Department hereby furnishes notice that the
Island County’s Oak Harbor Road Shop flooring project, PO 11732,
has been completed under the contract and permit terms and the provisions of the contract have been fulfilled in an acceptable manner by
Floors Plus Carpet One, 3175 N. Goldie Road, Oak Harbor, WA 98277, WA
and accepted by Island County. The lien period for filing any liens against this contract’s retainage percent is now in effect. Notice of any unpaid wages or materials may be made to the Island County Engineer, P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239.

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Notice of Public Meeting of the City Council of the City of Ferndale to consider authorizing, acquisition of certain real property necessary for the Washington Street Improvement Project by eminent domain (condemnation) if necessary.
Attention all parties holding on interest in the following Whatcom County Tax Parcel Number located in Ferndale, Washington:
TPN #: 390219 511062 0000
The City of Ferndale hereby notifies you of a planned public meeting of the City Council of the City of Ferndale to consider whether to take final action to adopt an Ordinance to authorize the acquisition of real property and/or real property interests in the above referenced properties through negotiation with property owners and by use of eminent domain (condemnation), if necessary. The meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. on May 21, 2018 in the Ferndale Council Chambers, 5694 Second Avenue, Ferndale, Washington 98248.
Additional information can be obtained by contacting Kevin Renz, Public Works Director, at (360) 685-2376.

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Completion Of Public Works Contract
Notice is hereby given that the Port of Bellingham has accepted as complete the following construction contract(s) on May 1, 2018.
Name of Contract: Contractor:
Squalicum Boathouse Interior Improvements Henifin Construction, LLC
2017  Squalicum Sawtooth Repairs American Construction Co., Inc.
Blaine Harbor Marine Structure Repairs 2017 American Construction Co., Inc. 
Any laborer, subcontractor, sub-subcontractor or material supplier who worked on or supplied materials for this contract who has a legitimate claim against the Contractor for non-payment of services rendered or materials supplied should file a claim within 45 days of this notice by contacting Anthony Ammirati (anthonya@portofbellingham.com) with the Port of Bellingham. If no claims have been filed with the Port of Bellingham within 45 days and all requirements by state agencies have been satisfactorily met and associated releases received, retained funds will be released.

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Acquisition of Certain Real Property for Washington St Improvements
The City Council of the City of Ferndale to consider authorizing, acquisition of certain real property necessary for the Washington Street Improvement Project by eminent domain (condemnation) if necessary.
Attention all parties holding on interest in the following Whatcom County Tax Parcel Number located in Ferndale, Washington:
TPN #: 390219 511062 0000
The City of Ferndale hereby notifies you of a planned public meeting of the City Council of the City of Ferndale to consider whether to take final action to adopt an Ordinance to authorize the acquisition of real property and/or real property interests in the above referenced properties through negotiation with property owners and by use of eminent domain (condemnation), if necessary. The meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. on May 21, 2018 in the Ferndale Council Chambers, 5694 Second Avenue, Ferndale, Washington 98248.
Additional information can be obtained by contacting Kevin Renz, Public Works Director, at (360) 685-2376.

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Public Timber Sale
Department of Natural Resources will auction timber to the highest bidder.
Contract terms and bidding information is available by calling Northwest Region at (360)856-3500 or by visiting the Region Office at Sedro Woolley or Product Sales & Leasing Division, Olympia.
Bidding begins at 10:00 a.m. at the Northwest Region Office, Sedro Woolley, WA on May 30, 2018.
SLEIGH BELLS, App. No. 095078, approximately 2 miles by road east of Sedro-Woolley, WA. on part(s) of Sections 1, 2 and 3 all in Township 35 North, Range 5 East, Sections 34 and 36 all in Township 36 North, Range 5 East, W.M., comprising approximately 4,205 Mbf of Timber. This sale is Export Restricted.
This notice filed by: Laurie Bergvall, Assistant Region Manager, Northwest Region Office 919 North Township Street, Sedro Woolley, WA 98284-9384 (360)856-3500

Public Timber Sale
Department of Natural Resources will auction timber to the highest bidder.
Contract terms and bidding information is available by calling Northwest Region at (360)856-3500 or by visiting the Region Office at Sedro Woolley or Product Sales & Leasing Division, Olympia.
Bidding begins at 10:00 a.m. at the Northwest Region Office, Sedro Woolley, WA on May 30, 2018.
COCONUTS, App. No. 095399, approximately 6 miles by road northeast of Acme, WA. on part(s) of Sections 22 and 27 all in Township 38 North, Range 5 East, W.M., comprising approximately 1,827 Mbf of Timber. This sale is Export Restricted.
This notice filed by: Laurie Bergvall, Assistant Region Manager, Northwest Region Office 919 North Township Street, Sedro Woolley, WA 98284-9384 (360)856-3500

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Notice of Substantial Completion
Lummi Island – Outlook Stair Replacement
Laborers, mechanics, subcontractors, materialmen, and suppliers, take notice that unless written claim is presented to the Whatcom County Parks & Recreations Department, 3373 Mt Baker Hwy, Bellingham, WA 98226 and filed as required by law within 45 days after publication of this notice, all claims against the contractors bond or the retained percentage are forever barred. Therefore, no person shall have any right of action for recovery against the bond or retainage on the contract with:
Moceri Construction Inc, 1013 Donavan Ave, Bellingham WA 98225

Temp Stop sign on Roberts Rd at Central Rd
Ordinance Regarding Temporary Installation Of A Stop Sign On Roberts Road At Central Road During Construction Of The Roberts Road Anderson Creek Bridge #249 Replacement Project (AB2018-113):
This ordinance authorizes the County Engineer to install a stop sign on Roberts Road at Central Road during construction of the Roberts Road/Anderson Creek Bridge #249 Replacement Project. The sign will be removed at completion of the repair work.

Completion Of Public Works Contract
The Port of Bellingham has accepted as complete the following construction contract(s) on April 10, 2018.
Name of Contract: Contractor:
Blaine Webhouse 2 and 3 Siding and Roofing: Cadence Construction, Inc. Contract #368-17 Blaine, WA
Mercury Soil Treatment and Disposal: Project Engineering/Remediation Resources Group, Inc. Contract #372-17 Bellingham, WA
Blaine Harbor Dock Box Replacement PH2: Razz Construction, Inc. Contract #369-17 Blaine, WA
Bellingham Shipping Terminal Pile Jackets: Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. Contract #386-17 Bellingham, WA Bayview
Building Ballroom Upgrade Project: Clarity Construction, Inc. Contract #384-17 Bellingham, WA Fire
Belle Boathouse Demolition: Konnerup Construction, Inc. Contract #385-17 Bellingham, WA
Any laborer, subcontractor, sub-subcontractor or material supplier who worked on or supplied materials for this contract who has a legitimate claim against the Contractor for non-payment of services rendered or materials supplied should file a claim within 45 days of this notice by contacting Anthony Ammirati (anthonya@portofbellingham.com) with the Port of Bellingham. If no claims have been filed with the Port of Bellingham within 45 days and all requirements by state agencies have been satisfactorily met and associated releases received, retained funds will be released.

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County Property Sale – San Juan County
San Juan County intends to sell property it holds commonly known as the Lopez Lot located in San Juan County in Lopez Village on the West side of Fisherman Bay Road and identified as Tax Parcel No. 251552051000 and that the San Juan County Council will conduct a public hearing for the purpose of receiving testimony on a Resolution to determine whether the property should be sold by direct sale or public sale by oral or sealed bid as provided in SJCC 2.104.
The public hearing will be held in the Council Hearing Room at 55 Second Street, Friday Harbor, Washington on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 beginning at 9:15 AM. The hearing may be continued from time to time and place to place as may be desired by the Council without additional written notice. At the hearing, members of the public will be invited to speak and/or provide written statements regarding the proposed Resolution.
After the public testimony portion of the hearing has ended, the Council will deliberate and consider modifications to the Resolution that are proposed by members of the public, county employees or the Council. The proposed Resolution may then be adopted with or without modifications.
All persons wishing to be heard on this matter are encouraged to attend. Written comments may be submitted in advance of the hearing by mail or at the hearing by delivery in person. Please deliver 5 copies of all written comments to the Clerk of the San Juan County Council at 55 Second Street, Friday Harbor or mail to 350 Court Street #1, Friday Harbor, WA 98250.
The Resolution may also be viewed 24 hours a day beginning 10 days in advance of the hearing at the County website at http://www.sanjuanco.com/Council/PendingResolutions.aspx. A copy of the proposed Resolution will be mailed without charge upon request.
For more information please contact the Clerk of the County Council at 360-370-7472.

Notice of Public Hearing – Remove On Street Parking East Side of Puget St
Notice is hereby given that the Bellingham City Council will hold a public hearing on April 23, 2018, at 7:00 PM, or as soon thereafter as possible, in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 210 Lottie Street, Bellingham, Washington, to take public comment on the following:
Public Works proposes to remove on-street parking from the east side of Puget Street between Lakeway Drive and Civic Field to install marked and buffered bicycle lanes in the summer of 2018, as recommended by the Bicycle Master Plan.
Detailed information can be found five days prior to the meeting at http://meetings.cob.org.
Staff Contact: Chris Comeau, Transportation Planner, (360) 778-7946, ccomeau@cob.org
Anyone wishing to comment is invited to attend, or send comments to the Council Office, 210 Lottie Street, or ccmail@cob.org to be received prior to 8 a.m., Wednesday, April 18, 2018 to be included in the agenda packet. Comment received after that will be distributed to Council but not included in the published packet. PLEASE INCLUDE THE NAME OF THE PUBLIC HEARING IN THE SUBJECT LINE OF YOUR EMAIL.

Contract Acceptance Notice To Subcontractors And Material Suppliers
Western Washington University, Facilities Development & Capital Budget Office, 915 26th Street, Bellingham, WA 98225, hereby advises all interested parties that Public Works Project:
PW695 Ridgeway Gamma Renovation
has been accepted as of February 21, 2018, contractor being:
CDK Construction Services, P.O. Box 1767, Duvall, WA 98019
The statutory period for the filing of all liens and claims becomes effective April 6, 2018. Claims filed after May 21, 2018 will not be recognized. Copies of any lien against the University must be sent to: Assistant Attorney General, 103 E. Holly St., Suite 300, Bellingham, WA 98225 and Western Washington University Office of Facilities Development & Capital Budget, 516 High St., MS 9122, Bellingham, WA 98225-9122

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Temp Stop sign on Roberts Rd at Central Rd
Whatcom County Council will have a public hearing, consider adopting, and may amend the following at its April 10, 2018, meeting, or at a later date:
Ordinance Regarding Temporary Installation Of A Stop Sign On Roberts Road At Central Road During Construction Of The Roberts Road Anderson Creek Bridge #249 Replacement Project (AB2018-113):
This ordinance authorizes the County Engineer to install a stop sign on Roberts Road at Central Road during construction of the Roberts Road/Anderson Creek Bridge #249 Replacement Project. The sign will be removed at completion of the repair work.
Council introduced the above at its March 27 meeting. Public documents are available for review in the Council Office, 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham, and at www.co.whatcom.wa.us/council.
Meetings are in the Council Chambers, same address, at 7:00 p.m., unless otherwise announced. The Council Chambers is handicapped accessible.

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County Forces Utilization Costs
Yacht Club Road Railroad Quiet Zone CRP 916008 3/28/2018
The Whatcom County Department of Public Works announces that county forces were utilized to perform minor roadway improvements associated with a railroad quiet zone.
Total cost of the work was $18,369.
If you have questions, please contact James P. Karcher, P.E., Engineering Manager, at (360) 778-6210.

Notice of Substantial Completion
Parks Headquarters Potable Water Distribution System Upgrade
Laborers, mechanics, subcontractors, materialmen, and suppliers, take notice that unless written claim is presented to the Whatcom County Parks & Recreation Department, 3373 Mount Baker Highway, Bellingham, WA 98226 and filed as required by law within 45 days after publication of this notice, all claims against the contractor’s bond or the retained percentage are forever barred. Therefore, no person shall have any right of action for recovery against the bond or retainage on the contract with:
Len Honcoop Gravel, Inc., 8911 Guide Meridian, Lynden, WA 98264.

Contract Acceptance Notice to Subcontractors and Materials Suppliers
Island County Public Works Department hereby furnishes notice that construction of:
Reservation Rd/Crescent Harbor Dr. Intersection Improvement Project, CRP 17-04/JL 01096-0001
and
Imperial Ln/Jones Rd. Intersection Improvement Project, CRP 17-05/JL 01093-0001
has been completed under the contract and permit terms and the provisions of the contract have been fulfilled in an acceptable manner by:
SRV Construction, Inc., PO Box 481, Oak Harbor, WA. 98277
and accepted by Island County. The lien period for filing any liens against this contract’s retainage percent is now in effect.
Notice of any unpaid wages or materials may be made to the Island County Engineer, P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239.

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Notice Of Completion Of Public Works Contract
The Port of Bellingham has accepted as complete the following construction contracts on March 12, 2018.
Name of Contract: Contractor:
C Street Terminal Barge Ramp Modifications: Combined Construction, Inc. Contract #380-17 Bellingham, WA
On-Call Pavement Repairs: Western Refinery Services Contract #361-17 Bellingham, WA
Multiple Shoreline Storm Repairs: RAM Construction, Inc. Contract #356-16 Bellingham, WA
BST Site Resurfacing and Stormwater Treatment: RAM Construction, Inc. Contract #349-16 Bellingham, WA
HVAC Replacement 2015: Hillco Contracting, Inc. Contract #337-15 Bellingham, WA
Any laborer, subcontractor, sub-subcontractor or material supplier who worked on or supplied materials for this contract who has a legitimate claim against the Contractor for non-payment of services rendered or materials supplied should file a claim within 45 days of this notice by contacting Anthony Ammirati (anthonya@portofbellingham.com) with the Port of Bellingham. If no claims have been filed with the Port of Bellingham within 45 days and all requirements by state agencies have been satisfactorily met and associated releases received, retained funds will be released.

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Notice Of Public Timber Sale
Department of Natural Resources will auction timber to the highest bidder. Contract terms and bidding information is available by calling Northwest Region at (360)856-3500 or by visiting the Region Office at Sedro Woolley or Product Sales & Leasing Division, Olympia.
Bidding begins at 10:00 a.m. at the Northwest Region Office, Sedro Woolley, WA on April 25, 2018.
BAKERS BEAR VRH RMZ, App. No. 093566, approximately 25 miles by road southeast of Sedro-Woolley, WA. on part(s) of Sections 4, 5 and 6 all in Township 33 North, Range 6 East, W.M., comprising approximately 6,500 Mbf of Timber. This sale is Export Restricted.
CUMBERLAND, App. No. 095882, approximately 12 miles by road east of Sedro-Woolley on part(s) of Sections 36 all in Township 35 North, Range 6 East, W.M., comprising approximately 2,405 Mbf of Timber. This sale is Export Restricted.
QUAKER VRH RMZ, App. No. 095079, approximately 15 miles by road northeast of Sedro-Woolley, WA. on part(s) of Sections 2 and 3 all in Township 35 North, Range 6 East, Sections 34 and 35 all in Township 36 North, Range 6 East, W.M., comprising approximately 4,806 Mbf of Timber. This sale is Export Restricted.
TIMBER TIPS, App. No. 096000, approximately 17 miles by road northeast of Arlington, WA. on part(s) of Sections 28, 29, 33 and 34 all in Township 33 North, Range 6 East, W.M., comprising approximately 5,600 Mbf of Timber. This sale is Export Restricted.
1600.
This notice filed by: Laurie Bergvall, Assistant Region Manager, Northwest Region Office 919 North Township Street, Sedro Woolley, WA 98284-9384 (360)856-3500

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Notice Of Substantial Completion: Carpet Replacement Project
Laborers, mechanics, subcontractors, materialmen, and suppliers: take notice that unless written claim is presented and filed as required by law within (30) days after publication of this notice, all claims against the contractor’s bond and the retained percentage are forever barred. Therefore, no person shall have any right of action for recovery against the bond or retainage on the contract with:
CCI, Inc. 33005 124th Street, SE, Sultan WA 98294,
Carpet Replacement Project, Bid #17-46.
Rob Ney Project & Operations Manager

Construction Notice – San Juan County
San Juan County Council approved the following improvement projects completed by County Forces (using County crews and equipment) in calendar year
2017:
Road / Project Name/Type Of Work/ Engineer’s Estimate
Deer Harbor Bridge /Miscellaneous/ $8,941
Orcas Village Park and Ride/Chipseal Park and Ride/$110,456
Gravel Road Conversion/Chipseal Gravel Roads/$117,521 Total $236,918
2018:
Road / Project Name/Type Of Work/ Engineer’s Estimate
Orcas Village Park and Ride/Chipseal Park and Ride/$40,000
Pear Point to Turn Point Connector Rd/Road Construction and Chipseal/ $270,000
Orcas Road Improvements/Chipseal Road/$110,000
West Beach Culvert ReplacementChipseal Road/$20,000
Deer Harbor Hamlet Parking/Chipseal Road/$20,000
Gravel Road Conversion/Chipseal Gravel Roads/$115,000
Deer Harbor Hamlet Trail/Construct Trail/$50,000 Total $625,000
Colin Huntemer, P.E., County Engineer San Juan County Department of Public Works

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Contract Acceptance Notice to Subcontractors and Materials Suppliers
Island County Public Works Department hereby furnishes notice that the Island County’s Double Road project, PO 11730, has been completed under the contract and permit terms and the provisions of the contract have been fulfilled in an acceptable manner by:
Island Partners Painting Company, LLC, 60 Tear Drop Place, Oak Harbor, WA 98277,
and accepted by Island County. The lien period for filing any liens against this contract’s retainage percent is now in effect. Notice of any unpaid wages or materials may be made to the Island County Engineer, P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239.

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Ecology seeks comments on environmental report for Georgia Pacific West Cleanup Site
The Department of Ecology invites you to comment on a feasibility study (environmental report) that evaluates cleanup alternatives for contamination within the Chlor-Alkali area of the Georgia Pacific West site in Bellingham.
The Port of Bellingham prepared the report with Ecology oversight. The Port identified and evaluated a range of cleanup alternatives, leading to a preferred alternative. All of this work is detailed in the report, and Ecology will accept comments on it from March 12 April 10, 2018.
Ecology will also hold a public meeting to provide more information and collect comments: March 15, 2018; 6-8 pm Ecology Office, 913 Squalicum Way, Unit 101, Bellingham, WA 98225
The documents are available at: Ecology’s website: http://bit.ly/Ecology-GPWest, Ecology’s Bellingham office, 913 Squalicum Way, Unit 101, Bellingham, WA 98225; call: 360-255-4400 for appointment Ecology’s Bellevue office, 3190 160th Ave. SE, Bellevue, WA 98008-5452; 425-649-7190 Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Avenue, Bellingham WA; 360-778-7323
To submit comments: Online http://bit.ly/Ecology-GPWest-Comments Brian Sato Site Manager WA Department of Ecology, Toxics Cleanup Program, 3190 160th Avenue SE, Bellevue, WA 98008-5452. Phone: 425-649-7265 Email: Brian.Sato@ecy.wa.gov

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Lease Negotiations – DNR
The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is entering into negotiations on Lease No. 52-A80565, which is a communication site lease located at Galbraith Mountain in Section 11, Township 37 North, Range 3 East, W.M., Whatcom County. DNR intends to enter into another 5 year term with the lessee.
Comments or questions should be directed to Jamie Hitt at DNR’s Northwest Region office, 919 North Township St., Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284, phone (360) 856-3500

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Notice of Road Closure Notice
The Board of Skagit County Commissioners has approved a Resolution to close the following County road to all through traffic including emergency vehicles:
Prevedal Road #93210 from milepost 0.36 to milepost 0.60
The roadway will be closed through this section indefinitely and retroactively beginning February 06, 2018. The date to reopen the roadway will be determined by the County Engineer.
Additional information may be obtained through the Department of Public Works, Engineering Division, 1800 Continental Place, Mount Vernon, Washington, 98273.
Forrest Jones, Transportation Programs, (360) 416-1422 is the contact person for this issue.

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Contract Acceptance Notice to Subcontractors and Materials Suppliers
Island County Public Works Department hereby furnishes notice that repair of the damaged steel framing members on the:
Coupeville Transfer Station Building project, PO 11354/JL 00010-0004
has been completed under the contract and permit terms and the provisions of the contract have been fulfilled in an acceptable manner by:
EDCO, Inc. 14508 Ovenell Road, Mount Vernon, WA 98273
and accepted by Island County. The lien period for filing any liens against this contract’s retainage percent is now in effect. Notice of any unpaid wages or materials may be made to the Island County Engineer, P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239.

Final Action to Exercise Condemnation
Notice Of Final Action To Exercise Condemnation Authority Before The Skagit County Dike, Drainage & Irrigation District No. 12, A Washington Special Purpose District, Skagit County, Washington Parcels of:
Randal D. Schafer and Margaret D. Schafer Real Property for Condemnation, Flood Control, and Levee Improvement A.
The Commissioners of Skagit County Dike, Drainage and Irrigation District No. 12 hereby give Notice of Final Action for consideration, decision and approval of a Resolution to authorize Condemnation by Power of Eminent Domain under the authority. The purpose of the Resolution is to authorize an action to acquire real property ownership of areas adjacent to the existing Dike District No. 12 levee including parcels:
P24148 and P24153, owned by Randal D. Schafer and Margaret D. Schafer near the City of Burlington, in Skagit County, Washington.
The Dike District Commissioners remain willing and able to discuss settlement of just compensation for the acquisition, but prior voluntary efforts to acquire the necessary property rights for District purposes have not been successful to date. This is a property interest necessary for acquisition, to be appropriated for public use and necessity, for levee maintenance, repairs, mitigation and improvements, and further protection of life and property from inundation or flow of floodwaters or surface waters of the Skagit River. B.
The properties subject to these proceedings are located within the general area described as follows: General: See Exhibit “A”; EXHIBIT “A” That portion of Government Lots 6 and 12, Section 8, Township 34 North, Range 4 East of the Willamette Meridian, described as follows: Beginning at the Northeast corner of said Government Lot 12; Thence South 01^03’16” East along the East line of said Government Lot 12, 709.77 feet to the true point of beginning; Thence North 89^11’45” West, 353.40 feet; Thence South 01^19’45” West, 317.01 feet to the Northerly margin of Dike District No. 12 right-of-way; Thence North 69^29′ East along the Northerly margin of said dike right-of-way, 38.23 feet to the West line of the East Half of the East Half of said Government Lot 12; Thence South along the West line to the Northerly margin of the County road; Thence Northeasterly along the North line of the road to the Westerly margin of the Burlington Northern Railroad right-of-way; Thence Northeasterly along said West margin to a point South 89^11’45” East, 9.05 feet from the point of beginning; Thence North 89^11’45” West, 9.05 feet to the true point of beginning; EXCEPT Dike District No. 12 right-of-way, as condemned in Skagit County Superior Court Cause No. 2865. (Also known as unrecorded Short Plat No. 4-74). Situated in Skagit County, Washington. Tax Parcel Numbers: P24148 and P24153, records of Skagit County, Washington. C.
The Final Action on passage of a Resolution for authorization and Approval of condemnation will be considered by the Commissioners of Skagit County Dike, Drainage and Irrigation District No. 12 at its regular public meeting on Monday, March 12, 2018 at 1:00 p.m., at Dike District No. 12 Headquarters, 1317 S. Anacortes Street, Burlington, Washington. For further information, contact Dan Lefeber, or the Dike District No. 12 Commissioners at (360) 757-3484.

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Notice to Subcontractors and Suppliers
Washington State University, acting by and through the Vice President for Finance and Administration, hereby advises all interested parties that Contract No. 22606-BCI-0038, for the:
Mt. Vernon AG Research Building Install HVAC project, Washington State University, Mt. Vernon, WA, with
Burton Construction Inc., 3915 E. Nebraska Ave., Spokane WA 99217,
has achieved Final Acceptance as of Friday, February 02, 2018.
The legal lien period becomes effective for the filing of all liens and claims against the retained percentage of payment to the Contractor on the above date. Any liens filed after Monday, March 19, 2018, will not be recognized. Maja S. Huff 509 335-9082 contracts@wsu.edu Facilities Services Washington State University

Notice Of Public Timber Sale
Department of Natural Resources will auction timber to the highest bidder. Contract terms and bidding information is available by calling Northwest Region at (360)856-3500 or by visiting the Region Office at Sedro Woolley or Product Sales & Leasing Division, Olympia.
Bidding begins at 10:00 a.m. at the Northwest Region Office, Sedro Woolley, WA on March 28, 2018.
FAIRWATER VRH VDT RMZ, App. No. 095393, approximately 7 miles by road southeast of Acme, WA. on part(s) of Sections 31 and 32 all in Township 37 North, Range 6 East, Sections 36 all in Township 37 North, Range 5 East, W.M., comprising approximately 6,634 Mbf of Timber. This sale is Export Restricted.
SAPONA HARDWOOD VRH RMZ, App. No. 096238, approximately 7 miles by road southeast of Acme, WA. on part(s) of Sections 30 and 31 all in Township 37 North, Range 6 East, W.M., comprising approximately 1,628 Mbf of Timber. This sale is Export Restricted.
PALEKAIKO VRH RMZ, App. No. 095391, 5 miles west of Kendall, WA. on part(s) of Sections 29 and 32 all in Township 40 North, Range 5 East, W.M., comprising approximately 2,655 Mbf of Timber. This sale is Export Restricted.
Documents may be examined during regular business hours at the Region Office of the Department of Natural Resources and at Olympia Headquarters, Product Sales & Leasing Division, 1111 Washington St SE, Olympia, WA 98504-7016, (360) 902-1600.
This notice filed by: Laurie Bergvall, Assistant Region Manager, Northwest Region Office 919 North Township Street, Sedro Woolley, WA 98284-9384 (360)856-3500

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Contract Acceptance Notice to Subcontractors and Materials Suppliers
Island County Public Works Department hereby furnishes notice that construction of the:
Sunrise Blvd. Guardrail Installation Project, Activity #2505,
has been completed under the contract and permit terms and the provisions of the contract have been fulfilled in an acceptable manner by:
Coral Construction Company, PO Box 347, Wilsonville, OR 97070
and accepted by Island County. The lien period for filing any liens against this contract’s retainage percent is now in effect. Notice of any unpaid wages or materials may be made to the Island County Engineer, P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239.

2018-2022 Consolidated Plan
Public Hearing: The Community Development Advisory Board will hold a public hearing on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 6:00 pm, or as soon thereafter as possible, in the Mayor’s Board Room, City Hall, 210 Lottie Street, Bellingham, Washington.
Purpose: to take public comment on the draft 2018-2022 Consolidated Plan, including the 2018 Action Plan, for activities beginning July 1st. The Consolidated Plan coordinates all elements of community development – housing, neighborhood development, human services and special projects – for a unified vision for community actions. The Action Plan describes planned activities for 2018 which will be based on the proposed strategies and goals in the 2018-2022 Consolidated Plan.
Comments: Comments will be accepted at the public hearing, or in writing through April 10, 2018
The City seeks public comment on the draft Consolidated Plan and 2018 Action Plan, which will be available for review online at https://www.cob.org/services/planning/cd or at the Bellingham Central Library beginning on March 9th.
Written comments should be sent to the Community Development Division, 210 Lottie Street, Bellingham, WA 98225.
Additionally, there will be an Open House held at the Bellingham Central Library, 210 Central Avenue on March 26, 2018 at 6:00pm. Anyone wishing to learn about or comment on these issues is welcome to attend.
For additional information, contact Samya Lutz, Housing & Services Program Manager at 360-778-8385.

Contract Acceptance Notice to Subcontractors and Materials Suppliers
Island County Public Works Department hereby furnishes notice that construction of the:
Wildrose Lane Storm Drainage construction project, CDP 17-08/JL 01008-001
has been completed under the contract and permit terms and the provisions of the contract have been fulfilled in an acceptable manner by:
Pacific Sitework, 4022 Campbell Road, Clinton, WA 98236
and accepted by Island County. The lien period for filing any liens against this contract’s retainage percent is now in effect. Notice of any unpaid wages or materials may be made to the Island County Engineer, P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239.

The City of Nooksack – Surplus Property
The Nooksack City Council will hold a public hearing regarding a potentially surplus property located on the west side of E. 2nd Street just south of E. Madison Street that is legally described as Tract E, Plat of the Village of Nooksack.
The hearing will take place at Nooksack City Hall at 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Any party may submit written or oral comments at the hearing.
Information regarding the subject property is available for review at Nooksack City Hall during normal business hours.

Contract Acceptance Notice to Subcontractors and Materials Suppliers
Island County Public Works Department hereby furnishes notice that construction of the:
Boon Road Reconstruction Project-Section 1, CRP 11-07/JL 00089-0001
has been completed under the contract and permit terms and the provisions of the contract have been fulfilled in an acceptable manner by:
Krieg Construction, Inc., 70 W. Sleeper Rd., Oak Harbor, WA. 98277
and accepted by Island County. The lien period for filing any liens against this contract’s retainage percent is now in effect. Notice of any unpaid wages or materials may be made to the Island County Engineer, P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239.

Contract Acceptance Notice to Subcontractors and Materials Suppliers
Island County Public Works Department hereby furnishes notice that construction of the:
Tyee Beach Bulkhead Repair Project, CRP 16-01/JL 00571-0102
has been completed under the contract and permit terms and the provisions of the contract have been fulfilled in an acceptable manner by:
RAZZ Construction Inc., 4055 Hammer Drive, Bellingham, WA. 98226
and accepted by Island County. The lien period for filing any liens against this contract’s retainage percent is now in effect. Notice of any unpaid wages or materials may be made to the Island County Engineer, P.O. Box 5000, Coupeville, WA 98239.

Trails Open to the Public
The Whidbey Institute, a non-profit educational organization, announces that the trails on its property at 6449 Old Pietila Road, Clinton WA, 98236 (off Campbell Road) are open to the public for walking/foot traffic only. Regulations for the use of trails are posted at the kiosk at the main trailhead, which is located at lower parking lot, .3 mi in from Campbell Road.

Lynden School District Notice Of Public Hearing
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors of Lynden School District will hold a public hearing at Lynden High School Library – 1201 Bradley Rd. and at 6:30 P.M. on February 8, 2018. The purpose of this hearing will be to consider the advisability of exchanging the following-described District property for property owned by the City of Lynden:
The Lynden School District property proposed for this exchange is described as follows:
Proposed City Trail Property – The proposed property to be used for the City Trail is located along the northern property line, running east to west and bordering Fishtrap Creek. It ranges in width depending on the direction of the creek. The proposed trail is located directly along the creek and is in the flood plain and setback areas.
The subject’s Parcel number is 4003202054880000
Address: 516 Main St. Lynden, WA 98264
The City property proposed for this exchange is described as follows:
Proposed District Property – The proposed property is an “L” shaped parcel extending north from Main Street, running between the Middle School Gym and Judson Hall with a rectangular shaped area on the northern end of the parcel beyond the parking area in the grassy field. This area was previously the location for the City of Lynden water tower.
The subject’s Parcel number is 4003201964780000
Address: 516 Main St. Lynden, WA 98264
The intention is to consolidate the District property holdings by acquiring the City property in exchange for surplus District property which the City intends to use in construction/maintenance of a pedestrian trail along the northern border of the District’s remaining property at this location.

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Tent Cities – Temporary Homeless Encampment CA17-002
Planning Commission and City Council public hearings to consider the adoption of regulations for temporary homeless encampments, sometimes referred to as “tent cities”. The proposed regulations, if adopted, would add a new chapter to the Mount Vernon Municipal Code (MVMC) to be named: 17.210 (Temporary Homeless Encampments); and would amend portions of MVMC Chapters14.05 (Procedures), and 14.15 (Fees).
Applicant: City of Mount Vernon, Development Services Department
Public Hearings: a public hearing to consider the above-described regulations is scheduled before the Planning Commission at 6 pm on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. The Planning Commission will make a recommendation to the City Council on these code amendments. The City Council will hold a public hearing to consider the Planning Commission’s recommendation and public testimony on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 7 pm. Both hearings will be held at the City’s Police and Court Campus located at 1805 Continental Place, Mount Vernon.
Contact Person: Rebecca Lowell, City of Mount Vernon, Development Services Department, 910 Cleveland Avenue, Mount Vernon WA 98273, Telephone – 360-336-6214; Facsimile – 360-336-6299 The staff report, ordinances, and other materials are available for review at the Development Services Department located at City Hall. Development Services staff can also email a copy of these materials to interested parties upon their request.
A copy of the proposed regulations can be viewed on the City’s website at: www.mountvernonwa.gov once on the City’s website navigate as follows: Departments Development Services News and Notices then scroll down this page to the above-listed City file number.
If you wish to comment on the regulations, you may provide verbal or written comment at the public hearing. You may also provide signed, written comments until 5 p.m. on the day before the hearing to the contact person listed above.

Notice for Partial Completion
This is to notify you that portions of the contract for the improvement described within has been completed and accepted by the City of Oak Harbor.
In accordance with RCW 60.28.011, notice is hereby given by the City of Oak Harbor that:
Pellco Construction Inc., Condon Johnson Associates, and Malcolm Drilling Inc. subcontractors for Hoffman Construction Company of Washington,
has completed their contract portion of construction of the:
Oak Harbor Clean Water Facility
located in the City of Oak Harbor, Island County, and State of Washington.
All lien claims against this portion of contract must be filed with the City of Oak Harbor City Clerk, 865 SE Barrington Drive, Oak Harbor, WA 98277, before the final lien claims date of February 20, 2018, which is forty-five days from this advertisement date. Claims against the retained funds after the forty-five day period are not valid.

Relinquish General Utility Easement – 630 Boulevard Street, Bellingham
Public Hearing: The Bellingham City Council will hold a public hearing on January 22, 2018, at 7:00 PM, in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 210 Lottie Street, Bellingham, Washington to take public comment.
Proposed resolution of the Bellingham City Council providing for the City to relinquish, pursuant to RCW 35.94.040, a retained general utility easement located in a portion of the southwesterly half of vacated East Oak Street, from the alley between Blocks 54 and 55, Town of New Whatcom – to Boulevard Street, as vacated under City of Bellingham Ordinance No. 7120, all situated in Whatcom County, WA; commonly known as 630 Boulevard Street, Bellingham, Washington, APN: 380236 545428 0000, on the grounds that said easement is surplus to the City’s needs and is not required for providing continued public utility services.
Detailed information can be found at: www.cob.org/meetings five days prior to the public hearing.
Staff Contact: Lance Rexroat, 778-7981, lrexroat@cob.org
Anyone wishing to comment is invited to attend, or send comments to the Council Office, 210 Lottie Street, ccmail@cob.org, or fax 778-8101 to be received prior to 8 a.m. on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, to be included in the agenda packet. Comment received after that will be distributed to Council, but not included in the published packet. INDICATE IN THE SUBJECT LINE THE NAME OF THE PUBLIC HEARING.

Public Timber Sale
Department of Natural Resources will auction timber to the highest bidder. Contract terms and bidding information is available by calling Northwest Region at (360)856-3500 or by visiting the Region Office at Sedro Woolley or Product Sales & Leasing Division, Olympia.
Bidding begins at 10:00 a.m. at the Northwest Region Office, Sedro Woolley, WA on February 21, 2018.
NOOKSACK SALVAGE VDT VRH RMZ, App. No. 095988, approximately 6 miles by road southeast of Deming, WA. on part(s) of Sections 11, 12, 13 and 14 all in Township 38 North, Range 5 East, Sections 18 all in Township 38 North, Range 6 East, Sections 24 all in Township 38 North, Range 5 East, W.M., comprising approximately 2,543 Mbf of Timber. This sale is Export Restricted.
This notice filed by: Laurie Bergvall, Assistant Region Manager, Northwest Region Office 919 North Township Street, Sedro Woolley, WA 98284-9384 (360)856-3500