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Columbia County

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS:
MCNULTY PAVING PROJECT
The Port of St. Helens is seeking proposals for paving work at a commercial building site in the McNulty Business Park, St. Helens.  Interested parties may obtain the RFP from the Port’s website, www.portsh.org; from Craig Allison or Sydell Cotton at the Port Offices located at 100 E. St., Columbia City, from 8:00 to 5:00; or via e-mail at cotton@portsh.org .  Submissions must be received by 5:00 on October 17, 2014.  For questions, please call 503-397-2888.
Publish 10/03/2014.                                 SCS1287

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COLUMBIA COUNTY
LAND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
COURTHOUSE
230 STRAND
ST. HELENS, OREGON 97051
(503) 397-1501

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Monday October 6, 2014

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing regarding a request from Enerfin Resources, who has submitted an application to allow the drilling of a new natural gas well and associated natural gas production activities in the PF-80 Zone. The site is located approximately two miles northeast of Birkenfeld and approximately three miles northwest of Mist in the southwest quarter of Section 9, Township 6 North, and Range 5 West. The proposed well site is in the vicinity of the Mist Birkenfeld RFPD main station and Fleming Pond, a source of water for fire protection. Continuation from September 8, 2014.

SAID PUBLIC HEARING will be held before the Columbia County Planning Commission on Monday, October 6, 2014, at 230 Strand, St. Helens, Oregon, starting at or after 6:30 p.m., at which time proponents and opponents of the proposed application will be heard.

The criteria to be used in deciding the request will be found in some or all of the following documents and laws, as revised from time to time: Oregon Revised Statutes ORS 197.763; Oregon Administrative Rules; Columbia County Comprehensive Plan; Columbia County Zoning Ordinance. The specific criteria applicable to this request is listed and evaluated in the staff report.

A copy of the application, all documents and evidence relied upon by the applicant, and the staff report are available for inspection at no cost and will be provided at reasonable cost at least 7 days prior to the Commission hearing from Land Development Services, County Courthouse Annex, St. Helens, OR, 97051.

If additional documents or evidence are provided in support of the application, any party shall be entitled to a continuance of the hearing. Unless there is a continuance, and if a participant so requests before the conclusion of the evidentiary hearing, the record shall remain open for at least seven days after the hearing.

At each hearing, the applicant has the burden of presenting substantial evidence showing that the application meets all of the applicable criteria. Following presentation of the staff report, the applicant and other persons in favor of the application will be allowed to address the commission, explaining how the evidence submitted meets the applicable criteria. Following the applicant’s presentation, any person in opposition to the application may present evidence and argument against the application. The applicant will then have the opportunity to rebut any evidence or arguments presented in opposition. After the presentation of evidence and arguments, the public hearing record will be closed.

The Commission will then make a tentative decision to be followed by approval of a written order and a statement of findings and conclusions supporting the decision, which will be mailed to all parties at a later date. The Commission may, at its discretion, continue the hearing from time to time at the request of the parties or on its own motion as necessary to afford substantial justice and comply with the law.

Additional information about this application may be obtained from the Planning Division of the Land Development Services Department, at (503) 397-1501.

September 24, 2014

THE PLANNING COMMISSION
Guy Letourneau, Chairman
Publish 09/26/2014.                            SCS1286

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

The Scappoose Drainage Improvement Company Board Meeting will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday September 17, 2014 at 53466 E. Honeyman Road, Scappoose, Oregon.
Publish 09/12/2014.                                  SCS1279

TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE

TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE
File No. 7023.110922 Reference is made to that certain trust deed made by Terry L Bremer and Kathy D. Bremer, husband and wife, as grantor, to Fidelity National Title Ins Co, as trustee, in favor of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as beneficiary, dated 03/14/05, recorded 03/24/05, in the mortgage records of COLUMBIA County, Oregon, as 2005-003861 and subsequently assigned to by Assignment recorded as , covering the following described real property situated in said county and state, to wit: PARCEL 1: A tract of land in Section 23, Township 7 North of Range 2 West of the Willamette Meridian, Columbia County, Oregon, more particularly described as follows; Starting at an iron pipe which is South 789.0 feet and East 2019.5 feet from quarter section corner between Sections 22 and 23, Township 7 North, Range 2 West of the Willamette Meridian, Columbia County, Oregon, said Point is also the most Westerly corner of the Hinton property as described In deed recorded November 10, 1937 in Book 61, Page 397, Deed Records of Columbia County, Oregon; Thence North 50 degrees 11′ 30″ East, along the North boundary of the Hinton property to the West right of way line of S.P. and S. Railroad and the most Northerly corner of the Hinton property; Thence along the West right of way line in a Northwesterly direction 160 feet to a point; Thence South 42 degrees 49′ 00″ West 210.0 feet to an iron pipe; Thence South 03 degrees 11′ 00″ East 90.0 feet to an iron pipe; Thence North 82 degrees 12′ 00″ East 122.2 feet to an iron pipe and POINT OF BEGINNING. PARCEL 2: A tract of land in Section 23, Township 7 North, Range 2 West, Willamette Meridian, Columbia County, Oregon, more particularly described as follows; BEGINNING at an iron stake which marks the most Westerly corner of the Soley property as described in deed recorded April 29, 1952 in Book 114, Page 490, Deed Records of Columbia County, Oregon; Thence North 42 degrees 49′ 00″ East 210.00 feet, more or less, to the Southwesterly right of way boundary line of Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway; Thence Northwesterly, along said right of way boundary 18.21 feet; Thence South 38 degrees 49′ 00″ West 220.50 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. ALSO that certain easement set forth in a grant of easement recorded June 20, 1972, in Book 187, Page 246, Deed Records of Columbia County, Oregon. PROPERTY ADDRESS: 74340 LAURELWOOD RD RAINIER, OR 97048-3310 Both the beneficiary and the trustee have elected to sell the real property to satisfy the obligations secured by the trust deed and a notice of default has been recorded pursuant to Oregon Revised Statutes 86.752(3); the default for which the foreclosure is made is grantor’s failure to pay when due the following sums: monthly payments of $1,808.42 beginning 07/01/13, $1,802.92 beginning 3/1/14 and $2,189.40 beginning 4/1/14; plus late charges of $69.83 each month beginning 07/16/13; plus prior accrued late charges of $0.00; plus advances of $2,124.00 that represent paid foreclosure fees and costs and paid water/sewer costs; together with title expense, costs, trustee’s fees and attorney’s fees incurred herein by reason of said default; any further sums advanced by the beneficiary for the protection of the above described real property and its interest therein; and prepayment penalties/premiums, if applicable. By reason of said default the beneficiary has declared all sums owing on the obligation secured by the trust deed immediately due and payable, said sums being the following, to wit: $271,535.37 with interest thereon at the rate of 2.875 percent per annum beginning 06/01/13; plus late charges of $69.83 each month beginning 07/16/13 until paid; plus prior accrued late charges of $0.00; plus advances of $2,124.00 that represent paid foreclosure fees and costs and paid water/sewer costs; together with title expense, costs, trustee’s fees and attorneys fees incurred herein by reason of said default; any further sums advanced by the beneficiary for the protection of the above described real property and its interest therein; and prepayment penalties/premiums, if applicable. WHEREFORE, notice hereby is given that the undersigned trustee will on December 10, 2014 at the hour of 10:00 o’clock, A.M. in accord with the standard of time established by ORS 187.110, at the following place: inside the main lobby of the Annex to the old Columbia County Courthouse, 230 Strand Street, in the City of St. Helens, County of COLUMBIA, State of Oregon, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash the interest in the described real property which the grantor had or had power to convey at the time of the execution by grantor of the trust deed, together with any interest which the grantor or grantor’s successors in interest acquired after the execution of the trust deed, to satisfy the foregoing obligations thereby secured and the costs and expenses of sale, including a reasonable charge by the trustee. Notice is further given that for reinstatement or payoff quotes requested pursuant to ORS 86.786 and 86.789 must be timely communicated in a written request that complies with that statute addressed to the trustee’s “Urgent Request Desk” either by personal delivery to the trustee’s physical offices (call for address) or by first class, certified mail, return receipt requested, addressed to the trustee’s post office box address set forth in this notice. Due to potential conflicts with federal law, persons having no record legal or equitable interest in the subject property will only receive information concerning the lender’s estimated or actual bid. Lender bid information is also available at the trustee’s website, www.northwesttrustee.com. Notice is further given that any person named in ORS 86.778 has the right, at any time prior to five days before the date last set for the sale, to have this foreclosure proceeding dismissed and the trust deed reinstated by payment to the beneficiary of the entire amount then due (other than such portion of the principal as would not then be due had no default occurred) and by curing any other default complained of herein that is capable of being cured by tendering the performance required under the obligation or trust deed, and in addition to paying said sums or tendering the performance necessary to cure the default, by paying all costs and expenses actually incurred in enforcing the obligation and trust deed, together with trustee’s and attorney’s fees not exceeding the amounts provided by said ORS 86.778. Requests from persons named in ORS 86.778 for reinstatement quotes received less than six days prior to the date set for the trustee’s sale will be honored only at the discretion of the beneficiary or if required by the terms of the loan documents. In construing this notice, the singular includes the plural, the word “grantor” includes any successor in interest to the grantor as well as any other person owing an obligation, the performance of which is secured by said trust deed, and the words “trustee” and “beneficiary” include their respective successors in interest, if any. The trustee’s rules of auction may be accessed at www.northwesttrustee.com and are incorporated by this reference. You may also access sale status at www.northwesttrustee.com and www.USA-Foreclosure.com. For further information, please contact: Kathy Taggart Northwest Trustee Services, Inc. P.O. Box 997 Bellevue, WA 98009-0997 586-1900 BREMER, TERRY L and KATHY D (TS# 7023.110922) 1002.271540-File No.
Publish 09/12, 09/19, 09/26, 10/03/2014.              SCS1278

REQUESTS FOR COMMENTS

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Publish 09/12/2014.                                 SCS1280

TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE

TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE
Reference is made to a certain trust deed (“Trust Deed”) made, executed and delivered by Michael J. Kelley and Sharon A. Kelley, as tenants by the entirety, as grantor, to Peter C. McCord, as trustee, in favor of OnPoint Community Credit Union, as beneficiary, dated October 10, 2007, and recorded on October 17, 2007, as Recording No. 2007-013193, in the mortgage records of Columbia County, Oregon. The Trust Deed covers the following described real property (“Property”) situated in said county and state, to-wit: All that portion of the Northeast quarter of the Northeast quarter of Section 9, and the Northwest quarter of the Northwest quarter of Section 10, Township 7 North, Range 5 West of the Willamette Meridian, Columbia County, Oregon lying Southerly of the Southerly right of way line of Astoria & Columbia River Railroad and Northerly of the Northerly right of way line of the Old Columbia River Highway and West of the West line of that certain roadway conveyed to R. B. Magruder by Deed recorded October 1, 1919 in Book 28, Page 167, Deed Records of Columbia County, Oregon, which roadway extends from “Elliotts Crossing” (being crossing 65+06,) South 5° East 416 feet, more or less, to the Old Columbia River Highway. EXCEPTING THEREFROM that portion conveyed to State of Oregon, by and through its State Highway Commission, by Deed recorded June 1, 1961 in Book 145, Page 507, Deed Records of Columbia County, Oregon. ALSO EXCEPTING THEREFROM the following described tract: Beginning at the point of intersection of the Northerly right of way line of the Old Columbia River Highway and the West line of the certain roadway conveyed to R. B. Magruder by Deed recorded October 1, 1919 in Book 28, Page 167, Deed Records of Columbia County, Oregon, which roadway extends from “Elliot’s Crossing” (being crossing 65+06) South 5° East 416 feet to the Old Columbia River Highway; thence from this point of beginning, Northerly, along the Westerly right of way line of said roadway, a distance of 147 feet to a point; thence Westerly, parallel with the Northerly right of way line of said Old Columbia River Highway, a distance of 147 feet to a point; thence Southerly, parallel with the Westerly line of said roadway, a distance of 147 feet, more or less, to the Northerly right of way line of said old Columbia River Highway; thence Easterly, along the Northerly right of way line of said Old Columbia River Highway, to the point of beginning. There are defaults by the grantor or other person owing an obligation, the performance of which is secured by the Trust Deed, with respect to provisions therein which authorize sale in the event of default of such provision; the defaults for which foreclosure is made is grantor’s failure to pay when due the following sums: Arrearage in the sum of $8,912.31 as of June 15, 2014, plus additional payments, property expenditures, taxes, liens, assessments, insurance, late fees, attorney’s and trustee’s fees and costs, and interest due at the time of reinstatement or sale. By reason of said defaults, the beneficiary has declared all sums owing on the obligations secured by said Trust Deed immediately due and payable, said sums being the following, to-wit: Payoff in the sum of $93,053.95 as of June 15, 2014, plus taxes, liens, assessments, property expenditures, insurance, accruing interest, late fees, attorney’s and trustee’s fees and costs incurred by beneficiary or its assigns. WHEREFORE, notice hereby is given that the undersigned trustee will on November 19, 2014, at the hour of 11:00 a.m., in accord with the standard of time established by ORS 187.110, at the following place: West Front Entrance of the Columbia County Courthouse, 230 Strand Street, St. Helens, Oregon, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash the interest in the above-described Property, which the grantor had or had power to convey at the time of the execution by grantor of the said Trust Deed, together with any interest which the grantor or grantor’s successors in interest acquired after the execution of the Trust Deed, to satisfy the obligations thereby secured and the costs and expenses of sale, including a reasonable charge by the trustee. Notice is further given that any person named in ORS 86.778 has the right, at any time prior to five days before the date last set for the sale, to have this foreclosure proceeding dismissed and the Trust Deed reinstated by payment to the beneficiary of the entire amount then due (other than such portion of the principal as would not then be due had no default occurred) and by curing any other default complained of herein that is capable of being cured by tendering the performance required under the obligation or Trust Deed, and in addition to paying said sum or tendering the performance necessary to cure the default, by paying all costs and expenses actually incurred in enforcing the obligation and Trust Deed, together with trustee’s and attorney’s fees not exceeding the amounts provided by said ORS 86.778. In construing this notice, the singular includes the plural, the word “grantor” includes any successor in interest to the grantor as well as any other person owing an obligation, the performance of which is secured by said Trust Deed, and the words “trustee” and “beneficiary” include their respective successors in interest, if any. The NOTICE TO RESIDENTIAL TENANTS, attached hereto as Exhibit A, is incorporated herein by reference. [Exhibit A, NOTICE TO RESIDENTIAL TENANTS, is not published pursuant to ORS.86.774 (2) (b).] DATED: July 2, 2014. Michelle M. Bertolino, Successor Trustee Farleigh Wada Witt 121 SW Morrison, Suite 600 Portland, OR 97204 Phone: 503-228-6044; fax: 503-228-1741 Published: Sep. 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2014. 10600586                                         SCS1277DJC

INVITATION TO BID

PUBLIC NOTICE
INVITATION TO BID – POLE INSPECTION & REMEDIAL TREATMENT
COLUMBIA RIVER PUD

Notice is hereby given that Columbia River People’s Utility District (PUD) will receive sealed bids to provide in-service wood pole inspection and remedial treatment services for 2014 and 2015. Bids will be received by the PUD, 64001 Columbia River Highway, Deer Island, Oregon 97054 until 3:30 p.m., pacific prevailing time, on September 4, 2014, at which time the bids will be publicly opened. The bids will be available for public inspection at the PUD office after the bid opening.

The bid documents and specifications may be examined at the office of the PUD, 64001 Columbia River Highway, Deer Island, Oregon 97054. Electronic copies of the bid documents may be obtained by sending a written request to shursh@crpud.org or by calling (503) 366-3240.

Columbia River PUD reserves the right to reject any and all bids that are not in compliance with the bid documents and prescribed public bidding procedures and to reject for good cause any or all bids upon a finding by the PUD that it is in the public interest to do so.

Dated: August 21, 2014
Publish 08/29/2014. SCS1276

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Monday September 8, 2014

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing regarding a request from  Enerfin Resources, who have submitted applications for Conditional Use Permits for drilling of three natural gas wells and if successful, production of natural gas.  The well site’s subject property is located on or near Tax Map Nos. 7500-00-02200, 6N5W00-06000 and 6N5W09-00-00500, owned by numerous persons or companies.  The actual drilling location will be limited to a site no larger than 500′ by 300′. This proposed site is in the proximity of other gas wells, Mist gas field.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing regarding a request from Michael Curry Designs, whom have submitted an applications submitted with maps for a Site Design Review for the construction of an approximate 3,960 sq ft new Composite Building; and a Variance to property line setback of 20 feet.  The subject property is located in the Michael Curry Design plant site at 50759 Dike Road, Scappoose, OR; and, identified as Tax Map No. 3N1W19-BA-00400, 4.12 acres, zoned Rural Industrial Planned Development (RIPD). 

SAID PUBLIC HEARING will be held before the Columbia County Planning Commission on Monday, September 8, 2014, at 230 Strand, St. Helens, Oregon, starting at or after 6:30 p.m., at which time proponents and opponents of the proposed application will be heard.

The criteria to be used in deciding the request will be found in some or all of the following documents and laws, as revised from time to time: Oregon Revised Statutes ORS 197.763; Oregon Administrative Rules; Columbia County Comprehensive Plan; Columbia County Zoning Ordinance.  The specific criteria applicable to this request is listed and evaluated in the staff report.

A copy of the application, all documents and evidence relied upon by the applicant, and the staff report are available for inspection at no cost and will be provided at reasonable cost at least 7 days prior to the Commission hearing from Land Development Services, County Courthouse Annex, St. Helens, OR, 97051.

If additional documents or evidence are provided in support of the application, any party shall be entitled to a continuance of the hearing.  Unless there is a continuance, and if a participant so requests before the conclusion of the evidentiary hearing, the record shall remain open for at least seven days after the hearing.

At each hearing, the applicant has the burden of presenting substantial evidence showing that the application meets all of the applicable criteria.  Following presentation of the staff report, the applicant and other persons in favor of the application will be allowed to address the commission, explaining how the evidence submitted meets the applicable criteria.  Following the applicant’s presentation, any person in opposition to the application may present evidence and argument against the application.  The applicant will then have the opportunity to rebut any evidence or arguments presented in opposition.  After the presentation of evidence and arguments, the public hearing record will be closed.

The Commission will then make a tentative decision to be followed by approval of a written order and a statement of findings and conclusions supporting the decision, which will be mailed to all parties at a later date.  The Commission may, at its discretion, continue the hearing from time to time at the request of the parties or on its own motion as necessary to afford substantial justice and comply with the law.

Additional information about this application may be obtained from the Planning Division of the Land Development Services Department, at (503) 397-1501.

August 29, 2014

THE PLANNING COMMISSION
Guy Letourneau, Chairman
Publish 08/29/2014. SCS1274

NOTIFICATION OF DISPOSITION OF COLLATERAL

NOTIFICATION OF DISPOSITION OF COLLATERAL.
We will sell the Floating Home moored at McCuddy’s Landing 34326 Johnson’s Landing Ct, SL 5, 7, Scappoose, OR, Registration No. FH3131 Title No. A0003131, Plate No. 03131, Serial No. BZ91-0221-E AB 2012 Model Width 20’ Length 48’ to the highest qualified bidder in public as follows:
Thursday September 4th, 2014, 10 a.m. at the Columbia County Courthouse, 230 The Strand, St. Helens, OR 97051. For further information contact Alison Hohengarten, Esq. at 541-389-5010.
Publish 08/29/2014. SCS1266

NOTICE OF TIMBER SALE

NOTICE OF TIMBER SALE

TIMBER FOR SALE, UNITED STATES DEPARMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT.  ORAL AUCTION as hereinafter designated will be received by the Salem District Manager, or her representative, at the Salem District Office, 1717 Fabry Road, S.E., Salem, Oregon until 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, for all timber marked or designated for cutting.  Before bids are submitted, full information concerning the timber, the conditions of sale and submission of bids, including appraised prices per species, should be obtained from the Tillamook Resource Office.  The right is hereby reserved to waive technical defects in this advertisement and to reject any or all bids.  The United States reserves the right to waive any informality in bids received whenever such waiver is in the interest of the United States.  This sale notice, first published on August 20, 2014, constitutes the decision document for purposes of protests and appeals, under 43 CFR Subpart 5003 – Administrative Remedies for the conduct of this advertised timber sale.  At the time of this notice of sale, what constitutes a protestable decision is limited to 1) whether there has been new BLM direction requiring a change from that analyzed and documented in the South Scappoose Creek Project Environmental Assessment and associated Decision Record (EA# DOI-BLM-OR-S060-2011-0007-EA) and/or 2) changes between the timber sale design as described in the EA for units 1 and 18 (hereafter referred to as Dutch Baby Timber Sale) and that found in the final Timber Sale contract.  The BLM must receive protests of the sale listed below within 15 days after the first publication of this notice. The regulations do not authorize the acceptance of protests in any form other than a signed, written hard copy that is delivered to the physical address of the advertising BLM office.  As such the original signed protest must be received by the close of business 4:30 p.m. on the 15th day of the protest period.

SET-ASIDE SALES: Bidding on set-aside tracts is limited to small business concerns as defined by the Small Business Act. Sec. 3, 72 Stat. 384, 15 U.S.C. 632, and the regulations of the Small Business Administration, Title 13, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 121 as amended.

The BLM has prepared a Determination of NEPA Adequacy (DOI-BLM-OR-S060-2014-0015-DNA) that documented whether the Dutch Baby Timber Sale is consistent with the assessment from the EA and the BLM found that, while there are minor deviations from the EA in layout design and new road construction location and length, the assessment is still valid.  All of the aforementioned documents can be found at http://www.blm.gov/or/districts/salem/plans/index.php.  This timber sale is in conformance with the Salem District 1995 Resource Management Plan, as amended.  The South Scappoose Creek project, from which the Dutch Baby Timber Sale is generated, is consistent with court orders relating to the Survey and Manage mitigation measure of the Northwest Forest Plan, as amended by the 2001 Survey and Manage Record of Decision (without annual species reviews) and incorporates one of the exemptions from Judge Pechman’s Order from October 11, 2006.  Specific project details can be found in the related NEPA documents.

IN COLUMBIA COUNTY: OREGON: O&C: SEALED BIDS:  SET-ASIDE:  Dutch Baby:   All timber designated for cutting on certain Federal lands in : W½SW¼, Sec. 1, NE¼NE¼, Sec. 11; T. 3 N., R. 3 W.,WM, Oregon estimated for the purpose of this sale to be 764 M bd. ft.  No written bid for less than $202,460.00 will be considered.  Minimum deposit with written bid is $20,300.00.
Publish 08/22, 08/29/2014.                          SCS1273