LYNDEN

CITY OF LYNDEN

LEGAL NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR A

SHORT PLAT VACATION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on December 11, 2020, the City of Lynden received an application from Compass Point Survey, LLC, Agent for Timothy and Stephanie Broersma, regarding the property described below:

PARCEL A:

LOT A, NIEUWSMA SHORT PLAT, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN VOLUME 18 OF SHORT PLATS, PAGE(S) 92, UNDER AUDITOR’S FILE NO. 1639427, RECORDS OF WHATCOM COUNTY, WASHINGTON.  TOGETHER WITH A TRIANGULAR TRACT OF LAND WITHIN THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 19, TOWNSHIP 40 NORTH, RANGE 3 EAST OF WILLAMETTE MERIDIAN DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:  BEGINNING AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT A OF THE NIEWSMA SHORT PLAT, SAID POINT ALSO BEING THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE “RICKENBACKER TRACT” AS ‘SHOWN ON THE R.S. JANSEN SHORT PLAT, RECORDED IN VOLUME 36 OF SHORT PLATS, PAGE 40, THENCE NORTH,00° 00’ 28” WEST ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID RICKENBACKER TRACT A DISTANCE OF 10.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89° 01’ 59” EAST A DISTANCE OF 151.84 FEET TO A CAPPED REBAR MARKING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE AFORESAID LOTA OF THE NIEUWSMA SHORT PLAT; THENCE SOUTH 87° 11’ 43” WEST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID LOT A, A DISTANCE OF 152.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNIG.

PARCEL B:

LOT B, NIEUWSMA SHORT PLAT, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN VO UME 18 OF SHORT PLATS, PAGE 92, UNDER AUDITOR’S FILE NO. 1639427, RECORDS OF WHATCOM COUNTY WASHINGTON.  PARCEL B-1:  AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS, EGRESS AND UTILITIES AS DELINEATED ON THE FACE OF NIEUWSMA SHORT PLAT, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN VOLUME 18 OF SHORT PLATS, PAGE 92; UNDER AUDITOR’S FILE NO. 1639427, RECORDS OF WHATCOM COUNTY, WASHINGTON

SITUATE IN WHATCOMCOUNTY, WASHINGTON.

COMMONLY DESCRIBED AS: 8294 DOUBLE DITCH ROAD, LYNDEN

requesting the approval to vacate an existing short plat approximately 1.1 acres in size within the RS-100 (Residential Single Family) zone at the above noted location.  The application was determined to be complete on December 21, 2020, and the notice of completeness was postmarked on that same date.

A public hearing with the Lynden City Council has been tentatively scheduled for January 19, 2021.  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 application or the proposal may do by submitting their written comments to Heidi Gudde, Planning Director, 300 4th Street, Lynden 98264, by January 13, 2021, or by attending the virtual public hearing to be held at 7:00 P.M. January 19, 2021.

Please Note:  Those interested in participating in the meeting remotely should contact Heidi Gudde at guddeh@lyndenwa.org or (360) 354-5532 before noon on January 19, 2021.  Due to concerns related to the transmission of the COVID-19 virus, all comments received through the mail or submitted electronically will be included as part of the meeting record.  Please feel free to contact the Planning Department for more meeting details.

Published December 30, 2020

CITY OF LYNDEN

LEGAL NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING

THE PROPOSED PEPIN CREEK SUB-AREA REZONE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Lynden Planning Commission will hold a public hearing and will be taking public input regarding the proposed Pepin Creek Sub-Area Rezone.

Description of Proposal: The Pepin Creek Subarea (PCSA) Rezone proposal officially rezones those properties that are within PCSA and the current City limits to line up with the approved and adopted Pepin Creek Subarea Plan.  The Pepin Creek Subarea Plan was adopted by City Council in March 2020 and provides guidelines, within the subarea, for the development of residential areas, recreational opportunities, traffic circulation, and connections to existing neighborhoods.

A virtual public hearing with the Lynden Planning Commission has been tentatively scheduled for January 14, 2021.  Any persons wishing to comment on the proposed updates may do so by submitting their written comments to Heidi Gudde, Planning Director, 300 4th Street, Lynden, 98264 by January 13, 2021, or by attending the virtual public hearing to be held at 7:30 P.M., January 14, 2021.

Please Note:  Those interested in participating in the meeting remotely should contact Heidi Gudde at guddeh@lyndenwa.org or (360) 354-5532 before noon on January 14, 2021.  Due to concerns related to the transmission of the COVID-19 virus, all comments received through the mail or submitted electronically will be included as part of the meeting record.  Please feel free to contact the Planning Department for more meeting details.

Published December 30, 2020

LEGAL NOTICE OF

STATE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT

DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Lynden has proposed a rezone of property within the Pepin Creek Subarea and the existing City Limits to line up with the previously adopted Pepin Creek Subarea Plan.

Description of Proposal:  The Pepin Creek Subarea (PCSA) Rezone proposal officially rezones those properties that are within PCSA and the current City limits to line up with the approved and adopted Pepin Creek Subarea Plan.  The Pepin Creek Subarea Plan was adopted by City Council in March 2020 and provides guidelines, within the subarea, for the development of residential areas, recreational opportunities, traffic circulation, and connections to existing neighborhoods.

Adoption of Existing Documents: The City is adopting by reference for the environmental review of this rezone proposal: the Revised MDNS for the Pepin Creek Subarea Plan dated February 21, 2020, and the adopted Pepin Creek Subarea Plan dated January 2020.

After reviewing the above listed documents 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 January 13, 2021, at 300 4th Street, Lynden, WA  98264.

Published December 30, 2020


NOOKSACK

CITY OF NOOKSACK

ORDINANCE NO. 719 & NO. 720

The following is a summary of Ordinances #719 & #720 adopted by the Nooksack City Council on December 21, 2020 and published under authority of RCW35A.12.160.

ORDINANCE #719

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NOOKSACK, WASHINGTON, AMENDING NOOKSACK MUNCIPAL CODE SECTION 2.16.010-“SALARIES; APPOINTIVE OFFICERS”, SETTING SALARIES AND HOURLY RATES FOR EMPLOYEES FOR 2021.

ORDINANCE #720

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NOOKSACK, WASHINGTON, ADOPTING THE BUDGET FOR THE CITY OF NOOKSACK, WASHINGTON, FOR THE YEAR 2021.

A copy of the ordinances will be made available for public inspection in the office of the City Clerk at City Hall during business hours. The full text of Ordinances #719 & #720 will be mailed without charge to any person who requests same.

Virginia Arnason

Clerk Treasurer, City of Nooksack

Published December 30, 2020

SUMAS

Notice of land for lease

The City of Sumas has approximately three- and one-half acres of land available to lease for purposes of growing agricultural crops. The lease would be for an approximate ten-year lease period beginning January 1, 2021 and terminating December 31, 2030, covering 10 growing seasons. The land is located on the south side of Harrison Street in the City of Sumas. The land is currently field/pastureland.

Bids must be received at Sumas City Hall, 433 Cherry Street, Sumas, WA 98295, on or before 4:00 pm on January 08, 2021. The minimum bid price is $50.00 per year.

Each bid must state the bid price per year for the entire property, along with the bidder’s name, address & phone number. Execution of a written lease agreement satisfactory to the City is required. A copy can be made available for review upon request. The City reserves the right to reject all bids.

Michelle Quinn, City Clerk, City of Sumas

Published December 30, 2020


NOTICE TO CREDITORS

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Estate of Joan Felicia Graves

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT of the State of Washington in and for the County of Whatcom

In the Matter of the Estate of Joan Felicia Graves Deceased.  No. 20-4-00552-37.  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: 16 December 2020

Personal Representative: ELLEN M. BARTELL

Attorney for the Personal Representative: LEON C. MCCARREY WSBA #43436

Address for Mailing or Service:  McCarrey Law PLLC, P.O. Box 183, Lynden, WA 98264

Published December 16, 23 & 30, 2020

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Estate of Craig Lawrence Mayberry

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT of the State of Washington in and for the County of Whatcom

In the Matter of the Estate of Craig Lawrence Mayberry Deceased.  No. 20-4-00607-37.  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: 16 December 2020

Personal Representative: Kelly Jean Mayberry

Attorney for the Personal Representative: LEON C. MCCARREY WSBA #43436

Address for Mailing or Service:  McCarrey Law PLLC, P.O. Box 183, Lynden, WA 98264

Published December 16, 23 & 30, 2020

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON

COUNTY OF WHATCOM

In re the Estate of:

Noriko Yokokawa Lao,

Decedent.

No. 20-4-00531-37

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 filing copy of Notice to Creditors:  12/23/2020

Date of first publication: 12/30/2020

Administrator:

A.  Gregory Lao, 26 Middale Road, White Plains, NY 10605

Attorney for the Estate:  

Penny R. Henderson

POB 229025

Bellingham, WA 98229

 (360) 733-8180

DATED this 23 day of December, 2020.

PENNY R. HENDERSON, WSBA 28408

Attorney for Estate

Published December 30, 2020, January 6 & 13, 2021


PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR WHATCOM COUNTY

In Re the Estate of:

JAMES J. WILLIAMSON,

 Deceased.

 CASE NO.: 20-4-00634-37

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:

December 23, 2020

Personal Representative:    

Toby J. Williamson

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. 20-4-00634-37

DATED this 18 day of December 2020.

SHEPHERD AND ALLEN

Douglas R. Shepherd, WSBA #9514

Kyle S. Mitchell, WSBA #47344

Of Attorneys for Personal Representative

Published December 23, 30, 2020 & January 6, 2021

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE

TS #: 19-58940

Title Order #:  191139163-WA-MSI

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE

Grantor:  ALLEN L. NICHOLSON, WHO ACQUIRED TITLE AS HIS SEPARATE PROPERTY

Current beneficiary of the deed of trust: Lakeview Loan Servicing, LLC

Current trustee of the deed of trust: North Star Trustee, LLC

Current mortgage servicer for the deed of trust: Flagstar Bank FSB

Reference number of the deed of trust: 2130201482

Parcel Number(s): 405-123-149336-0000

I. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Trustee, North Star Trustee, LLC will on 1/29/2021, at 9:00 AM at the main entrance of the Whatcom County Courthouse, 311 Grand Ave., Bellingham, WA 98225 sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder, payable at the time of sale, the following described real property, situated in the County of Whatcom, State of Washington, to-wit:

LOT 71, BAY RIDGE ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN VOLUME 14 OF PLATS, PAGE(S) 14 AND 15, RECORDS OF WHATCOM COUNTY, WASHINGTON.

Commonly known as:    5589 BAY RIDGE DR

BLAINE, WASHINGTON 98230

which is subject to that certain Deed of Trust dated 2/7/2013, recorded 2/12/2013, as Instrument No. 2130201482, The Deed of Trust has been reformed under Default Judgment for Declaratory Relief recorded 7/7/2020 under recording number #2020-0700855, records of Whatcom County, Washington, from ALLEN L. NICHOLSON, WHO ACQUIRED TITLE AS HIS SEPARATE PROPERTY, as Grantor(s), to ADELITA A. SHUBERT ON BEHALF OF FLAGSTAR BANK, FSB, as Trustee, to secure an obligation in favor of  Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (“MERS”), as designated nominee for FLAGSTAR BANK, FSB, A FEDERALLY CHARTERED SAVINGS BANK, beneficiary of the security instrument, its successors and assigns, as Beneficiary, the beneficial interest in which was assigned to  Lakeview Loan Servicing, LLC, under an Assignment recorded under Auditor’s File No. 2019-0801285.

II. No action commenced by the Beneficiary of the Deed of Trust is now pending to seek satisfaction of the obligation in any Court by reason of the Borrower’s or Grantor’s default on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust.

III. The default(s) for which this foreclosure is made is/are as follows:

Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears:

PAYMENT INFORMATION

FROM    THRU    NO.PMT    AMOUNT    TOTAL

5/1/2019    06/30/2019    2    $1,346.71    $2,693.42

7/1/2019    06/30/2020    12    $1,319.53    $15,834.36

7/1/2020 09/24/2020    

3    $1,659.06    $4,977.18

Title/Appraisal:                 $976.13

Inspections:                      $156.00

Legal Fee Advanced:     $1,151.20

Other Fees:            $15.00

LATE CHARGE INFORMATION

TOTAL LATE CHARGES    TOTAL                              $266.08

PROMISSORY NOTE INFORMATION

Note Dated:         2/7/2013

Note Amount:           $193,385.00

Interest Paid To:       4/1/2019

Next Due Date:        5/1/2019

IV. The sum owing on the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust is:  Principal   $168,183.33, together with interest as provided in the note or other instrument secured from 4/1/2019, and such other costs and fees as are due under the note or other instrument secured, and as are provided by statute.

V. The above-described real property will be sold to satisfy the expense of sale and the obligation secured by the Deed of Trust as provided by statute. The sale will be made without warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances on 1/29/2021.  The default(s) referred to in Paragraph III must be cured by 1/18/2021, (11 days before the sale date) to cause a discontinuance of the sale.  The sale will be discontinued and terminated if at any time before 1/18/2021 (11 days before the sale) the default as set forth in Paragraph III is cured and the Trustee’s fees and costs are paid. Payment must be in cash or with cashiers or certified checks from a State or federally chartered bank.  The sale may be terminated any time after the 1/18/2021 (11 days before the sale date) and before the sale, by the Borrower or Grantor or the holder of any recorded junior lien or encumbrance paying the entire principal and interest secured by the Deed of Trust, plus costs, fees, and advances, if any, made pursuant to the terms of the obligation and/or Deed of Trust, and curing all other defaults.

VI. A written Notice of Default was transmitted by the Beneficiary or Trustee to the Borrower and Grantor at the following addresses:

ALLEN L NICHOLSON    

PO BOX 1329

BLAINE, WASHINGTON 98231

ALLEN L. NICHOLSON    19201 226TH AVE  

WOODINVILLE, WASHINGTON

98077

ALLEN L. NICHOLSON    5589 BAY RIDGE DR

BLAINE, WASHINGTON 98230

SPOUSE OF ALLEN L NICHOLSON    19201 226TH AVE  

WOODINVILLE, WASHINGTON

98077

SPOUSE OF ALLEN L NICHOLSON    

5589 BAY RIDGE DR

BLAINE, WASHINGTON 98230

SPOUSE OF ALLEN L NICHOLSON    PO BOX 1329

BLAINE, WASHINGTON 98231

by both first class and certified mail on 10/28/2019, proof of which is in the possession of the Trustee; and the Borrower and Grantor were personally served 10/29/2019, with said written Notice of Default or the written Notice of Default was posted in a conspicuous place on the real property described in Paragraph I above, and the Trustee has possession of proof of such service or posting.

VII. The Trustee whose name and address are set forth below will provide in writing to anyone requesting it, a statement of all costs and fees due at any time prior to the sale.

VIII. The effect of the sale will be to deprive the Grantor and all those who hold by, through or under the Grantor of all their interest in the above described property.

IX. Anyone having any objections to this sale on any grounds whatsoever will be afforded an opportunity to be heard as to those objections if they bring a lawsuit to restrain the sale pursuant to RCW 61.24.130.  Failure to bring such a lawsuit may result in a waiver of any proper grounds for invalidating the Trustee’s sale.

X. NOTICE TO OCCUPANTS OR TENANTS – The purchaser at the Trustee’s Sale is entitled to possession of the property on the 20th day following the sale, as against the Grantor under the deed of trust (the owner) and anyone having an interest junior to the deed of trust, including occupants and tenants.  After the 20th day following the sale the purchaser has the right to evict occupants and tenants by summary proceedings under the Unlawful Detainer Act, Chapter 59.12 RCW.  For tenant-occupied property, the purchaser shall provide a tenant with written notice in accordance with RCW 61.24.060.

THIS NOTICE IS THE FINAL STEP BEFORE THE FORECLOSURE SALE OF YOUR HOME.

You have only 20 DAYS from the recording date of this notice to pursue mediation.

DO NOT DELAY. CONTACT A HOUSING COUNSELOR OR AN ATTORNEY LICENSED IN WASHINGTON NOW to assess your situation and refer you to mediation if you are eligible and it may help you save your home. See below for safe sources of help.

SEEKING ASSISTANCE - Housing counselors and legal assistance may be available at little or no cost to you. If you would like assistance in determining your rights and opportunities to keep your house, you may contact the following:

The statewide foreclosure hotline for assistance and referral to housing counselors recommended by the Housing Finance Commission:  Telephone: 1-877-894HOME (1-877-894-4663)

Web site: http://www.dfi.wa.gov/consumers/homeownership/

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development: Telephone: 1-800-569-4287

Web site: http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD

The statewide civil legal aid hotline for assistance and referrals to other housing counselors and attorneys

Telephone: 1-800-606-4819    Web site: http://www.ocla.wa.gov/

This office is enforcing a security interest of your creditor. To the extent that your obligation has been discharged by a bankruptcy court or is subject to an automatic stay of bankruptcy, this notice is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a demand for payment or any attempt to collect such obligation.

DATED: 09/28/2020

North Star Trustee, LLC, as Trustee

Lisa Hackney, Vice President of Trustee Operations

Address for service:

North Star Trustee, LLC

6100 219th ST SW, Suite 480

Mountlake Terrace, Washington 98043

Trustee Phone No: (206) 866-5345

Beneficiary/Servicer Phone:  

1-800-393-4887

Published December 30, 2020 and January 20, 2021


SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION

SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

FOR WHATCOM COUNTY

MARIA M. ZERBY, Plaintiff

vs.

RONALD DEE MARTIN,

Defendant

Case No.:  20 2 01106 37                     

SUMMONS

TO: RONALD DEE MARTIN

A lawsuit has been started against you in the above court by MARIA M. ZERBY.  Plaintiff’s claim is stated in the written complaint, a copy of which is served upon you with this summons.

In order to defend against this lawsuit, you must respond to the complaint by stating your defense in writing, and by serving a copy upon the person signing this summons, within 20 days after the service of this summons, excluding the day of service, or a default judgment may be entered against you without notice.  A default judgement is one where plaintiff is entitled to what he/she asks for because you have not responded.  If you serve a notice of appearance on the undersigned person, you are entitled to notice before a default judgment may be entered.

You may demand that Plaintiff file this lawsuit with the court.  If you do so, the demand must be in writing and must be served on the person signing the summons.  Within 14 days after you serve the demand, Plaintiff must file lawsuit with the court, or the service on you of this summons and complaint will be void.  

If you wish to seek the advice of an attorney in this matter, you should do so promptly so that your written response, if any, may be served on time.

This summons is issued pursuant to Rule 4 of the Superior Court Civil Rules of the State of Washington.

DATED this 14th day of October 2020.

LAW OFFICES OF LISA M. SAAR, PLLC

By Lisa M. Saar, WSBA No. 46494

Attorney for Plaintiff

Published December 30 2020, January 6, 13, 20, 27 & February 3, 2021