LYNDEN

CITY OF LYNDEN

LEGAL NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR A

PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

AND PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on March 1, 2022, the City of Lynden received an application from Ali Taysi, Agent for City Bible Church, regarding the property described below:

LOT 1, AS DELINEATED ON CITY BIBLE CHURCH LOT LINE ADJUSTMENT, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED AUGUST 29, 2019 UNDER AUDITOR’S FILE NUMBER 2019-0803655, RECORDS OF WHATCOM COUNTY, WASHINGTON.

COMMONLY DESCRIBED AS:  1990 Main Street, Lynden

For approval of Step 2 of the Lionsgate Master Planned Residential Development requesting to develop 21.83 acres within the RMD zone.  Step 1 of this process included the review of the master plan and general project concepts which received approval from City Council on September 21, 2020.  Step 2 will finalize specific site design and development requirements defined by the approval of the master plan on that date.

A public hearing with the Lynden Planning Commission has been tentatively scheduled for May 12, 2022.  Under Lynden Municipal Code 17.09.100, the final decision for this project must be made within 120 days from the date of the letter of completeness.  Any persons wishing to comment on the proposal may do by submitting their written comments to Heidi Gudde, Planning Director, 300 4th Street, Lynden 98264, by May 4, 2022, or by attending the public hearing to be held at 7:00 P.M. May 12, 2022, at the City of Lynden Annex located at 205 4th Street, Lynden.

    

Published April 20, 2022

LEGAL NOTICE OF

STATE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT

DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on February 1, 2022, the City of Lynden received a SEPA Checklist from Mark Sandal, Project Manager for the City of Lynden, regarding the project described below:

Description of Proposal:  The proposal is a fill and grade project on the old, closed landfill property in west Lynden to accommodate vehicle storage for a leased commercial use on the property.  Fill volume is approximately 32,500 cubic yards.  The project will meet stormwater and erosion control standards.

Project Location:

248 Birch Bay-Lynden Road, Lynden WA 98264

4002243960500000

LOT A BIRCH BAY LYNDEN ROAD PIPE STEM SHORT PLAT AS REC AF 2017-0601570

After reviewing the environmental checklist and other information on file with the agency, the City of Lynden has determined that this proposal will not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment should standard conditions be met.  Copies of the DNS are available from the City of Lynden, 300 4th St., WA.  The public is invited to comment on this DNS by submitting written comments to Heidi Gudde, Planning Director, no later than May 4, 2022, at 300 4th Street, Lynden, WA  98264.

Published April 20, 2022


EVERSON

City of Everson

Notice of Application and Public Hearing

The City of Everson hereby gives notice that on March 31, 2022 an application for preliminary plat approval of the Fieldview Terrace long subdivision was received from Cascade Engineering Group on behalf of Luke Harrison. The applicant seeks to subdivide an approximately 29-acre property located at 702 N. Washington Street in the Residential zoning district to create 8 single-family residential lots within Everson City limits and one approximately 27-acre agricultural property located in unincorporated Whatcom County. Approval of a lot-averaged subdivision and subdivision variance have been requested. The subject property is situated in the NW ¼ of the SE ¼ of Section 30, Township 40 North, Range 04 East of W.M., Whatcom County, WA within the City of Everson and unincorporated Whatcom County.  The property is identified under County Assessor’s parcel number 400430 363214.  

The public comment period for this application is from April 20 through May 5, 2022. Project application materials can be accessed from the City’s website or viewed at City Hall during normal business hours. Written comments may be submitted during the comment period to Everson City Hall at the address shown below.  

The Everson City Council will hold a public hearing regarding this proposal beginning at 7:00 p.m. on May 24, 2022. Any party may submit written or oral testimony at the hearing. Interested parties should go to the City website to receive information regarding the city council meeting and to review instructions regarding in-person and remote access to the public hearing.

Everson City Hall

111 W. Main Street

P.O. Box 315

Everson, WA 98247

(360) 966-3411

 www.ci.everson.wa.us

Published April 20, 2022

EVERSON NOTICE TO CONSULTANTS FOR

BLAIR DRIVE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

The City of Everson solicits interest from consulting firms with expertise in Civil and Structural Engineering Design. This agreement will be for approximately two years duration with the option for the City to extend it for additional time and money if necessary.  Consultants will be considered for the following project.

The City of Everson reserves the right to amend terms of this “Request for Qualifications” (RFQ) to circulate various addenda, or to withdraw the RFQ at any time, regardless of how much time and effort consultants have spent on their responses.

Project Description

The work to be performed by the CONSULTANT consists of preparing preliminary engineering design for improvements to Blair Drive from Reeds Lane to State Route 544. The proposed improvements include reconstruction of an existing roadway to include widened travel lanes, parking, bike lane, curb and gutter, sidewalks and ADA-compliant ramps, improved intersection radii, stormwater management facilities, and utilities. This project has been assigned a mandatory sixteen (16) percent DBE goal.

The major features of the project are as follows:

• Approximately 0.26 miles of road reconstruction to all-weather standards.

• Improving intersection radii to meet design standards.

• Environmental documentation and preparation of permit applications.

• Surveying and geotechnical investigation.

• Design of stormwater management facilities.

• Determination of R/W needs and R/W plan preparation.

The City of Everson reserves the right to retain the services of the successful firm(s) for any subsequent phases (R/W, CN) associated with this project.

Evaluation Criteria

Submittals will be evaluated and ranked based on the following criteria:

1) Qualification of Proposed Project Manager

2) Qualifications/Expertise of Firm

3) Ability to meet schedule

4) Approach to project

5) Familiarity with WSDOT/FHWA standards

6) Past Performance/References

7) Approach to meet the DBE goal or SBE goal (DBE Participation Plan or SBE Plan)

Submittal

Submittals should include the following information: Firm name, phone and fax numbers; Name of Principal-in-Charge and Project Manager; Number of employees in each firm proposed to project, and Project Approach.

Please submit FOUR copies of your Statement of Qualifications to: City of Everson Department of Public Works, P.O. Box 315, 111 W. Main Street, Everson, WA 98247, to the attention of Dave Schoonover, Public Works Director, no later than 4:30 p.m. on May 4, 2022.  Submittals will not be accepted after that time and date.   Any questions regarding this project should be directed to Dave Schoonover, PWD, at (360) 966-3411.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Information

The City of Everson, in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), commits to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability, in all of its programs and activities. This material can be made available in an alternate format by emailing Melanie Dickinson, City Clerk, at mdickinson@ci.everson.wa.us or by calling collect to (360) 966-3411.  

Title VI Statement

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

Published April 20 & 27, 2022

CITY OF EVERSON

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ)

GENERAL ENGINEERING – WATER AND WASTEWATER

General:  The City of Everson is seeking one or more qualified firms to provide professional engineering services on a “task order” basis. We are seeking firms to address Water and Wastewater projects only. Please designate on your RFQ response whether you wish to be considered for one or both project areas.

Scope of Services: The City of Everson seeks professional engineering services to assist with particular projects as may be needed.  Projects may be any within the scope of professional engineering and surveying, but are anticipated to be primarily, but not limited to, water and wastewater operation and design assistance, water/sewer comprehensive planning, preparation of grant and environmental documents, and project management.

Term of Contract: The City of Everson intends to enter into a yearly contract with each of the selected engineering firms. The contracts may be renewed, at the discretion of the City, for successive one-year terms up to a maximum of three years total.

Evaluation of Proposals:  Selection criteria shall be based on the: qualifications and experience of the team members tailored to a project, production capabilities, similar project experience, consultant workload, references/quality of past performance, company experience and reputation, ability to meet deadlines for contract performance, staff availability for the project, experience working on state-funded and federally funded projects, and compliance with statutes and rules relating to contracts or services. Proposals shall be no more than twelve (12) pages, not including the cover letter. The City will select up to three (3) firms to interview for each area of project expertise requested.

Contents of Proposals:  Each firm which wishes to submit a proposal in response to this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) must submit five (5) copies along with a cover letter. Each proposal shall include the Firm’s name and address along with the heading: PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES - WATER & WASTEWATER.

Rejection of Proposals: The City of Everson reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, select the form or firms most qualified, waive technical errors and informalities, and accept the proposals that, in its sole judgment, best serve the public interest.

Deadline:  All proposals in response to these Requests for Qualifications must be received by 4:30 p.m. on May 6, 2022.  Proposals shall be mailed to City of Everson, P.O. Box 315, Everson WA  98247, or hand-delivered to Everson City Hall at 111 W. Main Street, Everson, WA.

The City of Everson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Small, Minority Owned, and Women-Owned business enterprises are encouraged to submit proposals.

Published April 20 & 27, 2022


NOOKSACK

City of Nooksack

Notice of Application and Public Hearing

The City of Nooksack hereby gives notice of a pending application for a site-specific rezone from Open Space / Agriculture to Residential.  The applicants are John and Vicki Lootens, who seek to an approximately 4-acre portion of their property located at 209 S. Pass Road to allow future residential development.   The subject property is located in the SW ¼ of the SE ¼ of Section 29, T40N, R4E of W.M., Whatcom County, WA. The County Assessor parcel number is 400429 356023 (part).  

The public comment period for this application is from April 20 through May 5, 2022.  Written comments may be submitted during that comment period to Nooksack City Hall at the address shown below.  

The Nooksack City Council will hold a public hearing regarding this proposal at 7:00 p.m. on May 16, 2022 at Nooksack City Hall.  Any party may submit written or oral comments at the hearing.  The complete application is available for review at Nooksack City Hall during normal business hours.

Nooksack City Hall

103 W. Madison Street,

Nooksack, WA 98276

Published April 20, 2022


SUMAS

The City of Sumas Council will be meeting on April 25, 2022, at 6:00 pm prior to the regular council meeting for PRA training session, where a quorum may be present.

Published April 20, 2022

PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR WHATCOM COUNTY

Estate of Ronald Dean Shea,

Deceased

NO. 22-4-00323-37

PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS    

RCW 11.40.030

The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representative or the personal representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced.  The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets.

Date of First Publication:    April 6, 2022            Personal Representative:    Frankie Dean Shea

Attorney for the Personal Representative:     John A. Meenk

Address for Mailing or Service:     119 7th Street

Lynden, WA 98264

Court of probate proceedings     and cause number:

Whatcom County Superior Court

22-4-00323-37

Dated this 30th day of March, 2022.

John A. Meenk, WSBA # 29345    

Published April 6, 13 & 20, 2022

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

IN AND FOR WHATCOM COUNTY

Estate of Ruth Elerine Shields,

Deceased.

NO. 22-4-00324-37

PROBATE NOTICE  TO CREDITORS

RCW 11.40.030

(Judge Lee Grochmal)

The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representative or the personal representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced.  The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets.

Date of First Publication:    April 6, 2022        Personal Representative:    Jordan David Shields        

Attorney for the Personal Representative:     John A. Meenk

Address for Mailing or Service:     119 7th Street

Lynden, WA 98264

Court of probate proceedings     and cause number:

Whatcom County Superior Court

22-4-00324-37

Dated this 1st day of April, 2022.

John A. Meenk, WSBA #29345

Published April 6, 13 & 20, 2022

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON

FOR WHATCOM COUNTY

Estate of

SHEILA LUCILLE KELLY, Deceased.

NO.  22-4-00295-37

PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS

(RCW 11.40.030)

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE

The above Court has appointed the person named below as Personal Representative of the Decedent’s estate.  Any person having a claim against the Decedent must present the claim: (a) Before the time when the claim would be barred by any applicable statute of limitations, and (b) In the manner provided in RCW 11.40.070: (i) By filing the original of the claim with the foregoing Court, and (ii) By serving on or mailing to the address below a copy of the claim.  The claim must be presented by the later of: (a) Thirty (30) days after I served or mailed this Notice as provided in RCW 11.40.020(1)(c), or (b) Four (4) months after the date of first publication of this Notice.  If the claim is not presented within this time period, the claim will be forever barred except as provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060.  This bar is effective for claims against both the Decedent’s probate and non-probate assets.

This Notice will be published.

Nathan L. McAllister, Attorney at Law, WSBA #37964

Attorney for the Personal Representative of

The Estate of Sheila Lucille Kelly, Margaret Susan Nicolaas

Mailing Address for Claims:

The Estate of Sheila Lucille Kelly, Margaret Susan Nicolaas

C/O Nathan L. McAllister, Attorney at Law, PS

1313 E. Maple St., Ste. 208

Bellingham, WA  98225

Ph: (360) 734-0338.

    

Published April 13, 20 & 27, 2022

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF WHATCOM

In Re the Estate of

WILLIAM HOWARD PADGETT,

Deceased.

NO.  22-4-00310-37

PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS

RCW 11.40.030

Judge  Lee Grochmal

The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this estate.  Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court.  The claim must be presented within the later of:  

thirty days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(3); or

four months after the date of the first publication of the notice.  

If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060.  This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and non-probate assets.

Date of First Publication:

April 13, 2022

Personal Representative:

Gary Lee Ten Kley

c/o Nicole L. Terpstra, Attorney

709 Grover Street

Lynden, WA 98264

Attorney for the Personal Representative: Nicole L. Terpstra, Atty   WSBA #32974

Terpstra Law, PLLC

709 Grover Street

Lynden, WA 98264

Address for Mailing or Service:

Terpstra Law, PLLC

709 Grover Street

Lynden, WA 98264

    

Published April 13, 20 & 27, 2022

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF WHATCOM

In Re the Estate of

LAURA B. PLAGERMAN,

Deceased.

NO.  22-4-00308-37

PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS

RCW 11.40.030

Judge  David E. Freeman

The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal Representative of this estate.  Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the Personal Representative or the Personal Representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court.  The claim must be presented within the later of:  

thirty days after the Personal Representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(3); or

four months after the date of the first publication of the notice.  

If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060.  This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and non-probate assets.

Date of First Publication:

April 13, 2022

Personal Representative:

Larry D. Plageman

c/o Nicole L. Terpstra, Attorney

709 Grover Street

Lynden, WA 98264

Attorney for the Personal Representative: Nicole L. Terpstra, Atty   WSBA #32974

Terpstra Law, PLLC

709 Grover Street

Lynden, WA 98264

Address for Mailing or Service:

Terpstra Law, PLLC

709 Grover Street

Lynden, WA 98264

    

Published April 13, 20 & 27, 2022

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR WHATCOM COUNTY

In Re the Estate of:

ERNEST LAWRENCE THOMPSON, Deceased.

CASE NO.: 22-4-00321-37

PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS

RCW 11.40.030

The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this Estate. Any person having a claim against the decedent must, before the time the claim would be barred by any otherwise applicable statute of limitations, present the claim in the manner as provided in RCW 11.40.070 by serving on or mailing to the personal representative or the personal representative’s attorney at the address stated below a copy of the claim and filing the original of the claim with the court in which the probate proceedings were commenced. The claim must be presented within the later of: (1) Thirty days after the personal representative served or mailed the notice to the creditor as provided under RCW 11.40.020(1)(c); or (2) four months after the date of first publication of the notice. If the claim is not presented within this time frame, the claim is forever barred, except as otherwise provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective as to claims against both the decedent’s probate and nonprobate assets.

Date of First Publication:

April 20, 2022

Personal Representative:    

Steven Thompson

Attorney for Personal Representative: Kyle S. Mitchell

Address for Mailing or Service:    

Shepherd and Allen

2011 Young Street, Suite 202

Bellingham, WA  98225

(360) 733-3773

Court of probate proceedings and cause number:

Whatcom County Superior Court

Cause No. 22-4-00321-37

DATED this 12 day of April 2022.

SHEPHERD AND ALLEN

Douglas R. Shepherd, WSBA #9514

Kyle S. Mitchell, WSBA #47344

Of Attorneys for Personal Representative

    

Published April 20, 27 & May 4, 2022

PUBLIC NOTICE

The City of Lynden Public Works, c/o Programs Manager, Mark Sandal, 300 4th Street, Lynden, WA 98264, is seeking coverage under the Washington State Department of Ecology’s Construction Stormwater NPDES and State Waste Discharge General Permit. The proposed project, West Front Street Reconstruction: Duffner to Tromp Road, Project No. 2018-05, is located along West Front Street, from Tromp Road then easterly

approximately 1500’ to a location approximately 400’ west of Duffner Drive, in Whatcom County. The project length is 0.28 miles. This project involves 1.7 acres of soil disturbance for Highway or Road and utilities construction activities. All discharges go to ground water. Any persons desiring to present their views to the Washington State Department of Ecology regarding this Application, or interested in Ecology’s action on this Application, may notify Ecology, in writing, no later than 30 days of the last date of publication of this notice. Ecology reviews public comments and considers whether discharges from this project would cause a measurable change in receiving water quality, and if so, whether the project is necessary and in the overriding public interest according to Tier II anti-degradation requirements under WAC 173-201A-320. Comments can be submitted to: ecyrewqianoi@ecy.wa.gov, or ATTN: Water Quality Program, Construction Stormwater, Washington State Department of Ecology, P.O. Box 47696, Olympia, WA 98504-7696

Published April 20, 2022