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PAGE B6 Wednesda)~ February 21, 2018 LEGALS and SP1RI I of JL[ F LRSON FARMER'S ADVOCATE ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS 2017, of record in the Clerk's Of- fice in Book 1200, at Page 106. The Borrower defaulted under the Note and Deed of Trust and The Jefferson County West the Substitute Trustee has been Virginia Parks and Recreation instructed to foreclose under the Commission will receive bids Deed of Trust. Accordingly, the for the Sam Michael's Park New Substitute Trustee will sell the Amphitheater - Phases 1A and following described property to 1B at Sam Michael's Park Com- the highest bidder at the front munity Building located at 235 door of the Courthouse of Jef- Sam Michaels Lane, Shenan-ferson County, in Charles Town, doah Junction, WV, 25442, until West Virginia, on the following I:00PM local prevailing time on date: Thursday. March 8. 2018. Bids will be opened publicly and read February 22, 2018 aloud at the time and place des-at 5:14 p.m. ignated above. The property is described as of Bids shall be submitted in du- that certain lot or parcel of land, plicate, on a lump sum basis together with the improvements for the construction contract for thereon and the appurtenances PHASE 1A which is the Basethereunto belonging, situate in Bid, and for PHASE 1B, which is Charles Town District, Jefferson an add-alternate. Bids for both County, West Virginia, and be- PHASES are required to be in- ing more particularly described cluded. as follows: A mandatory Pre-bid Con- Lots 28, 29, and 30 in Section ference has been scheduled for 6-H of the Shannondale Subdi- Tuesday. February 27. 2018, at vision in Charles Town District, at the Sam Michael's Jefferson County, West Virginia, Park Community Building. A site as said lots are described on a tour will be conducted following plat of record in the Office of the the meeting. Clerk of the County Commission Bid documents will be avail- of said County in Deed Book able on ~ from 221 at Page 452, to which plat the Architect; Helbing Lipp Recny reference is hereby made for a Architects, 111 West Washington more particular description of Street, Charles Town, West Vir- said real estate; Lot 28 being the ginia 25414. These documents same real estate conveyed to may be obtained in one of the the Grantors by deed dated Oc- following ways: tober 24, 1990, from Howard D. 1. Contact Helbing Lipp Recny Owings and Martha H. Owings, Architects at 304-725-2255 or by to be recorded immediately prior email to jrecny@hlrarchltects, hereto. Lot 29 being the same om and request information to real estate conveyed to the access the firm's FTP site. Once Grantors by deed dated June 19, access is gained, contractors 1986, from Homer B. Everhart can download and print docu- and Alma H. Everhart, record- ments at no cost. ed in Deed Book 558 at Page 2. Paper copies of bid docu- 512. Lot 30 being the same real ments may be obtained by de- estate conveyed to the Grant- positing $150.00 with the Archi- ors by deed dated October 24, tect for each set of documents 1990, from Joyce 0. Newcomb, so obtained. The amount of the to be recorded immediately prior deposit will not be refunded, hereto. 3. Contact the Contractor's As- And being the same property sociation of West Virginia Inter- conveyed to Thomas C. Kelley net Plan room. by the Deed dated October 26, Each Bidder must be regis-1990 and recorded in Deed Book tered with the West Virginia De- 669, at Page 510 in the Office of partment of Tax and Revenue the Clerk of the County Commis- prior to the time and date for sion of Jefferson County, West Receipt of Bids in order for his/ Virginia. her Bid to be considered. A copy , of each bidder's registration cer- TERMS OF SALE: tificate shall be included with the 1) The property will be con- Form of Proposal. veyed in an "AS IS" physical All bidders are required to be condition by Deed containing licensed to perform work in the no warranty, express or implied, State as required by the West subject to the Internal Revenue Virginia Contractor Licensing Service right of redemption, all Act. Each Bidder's Contractor li- property taxes, prior Deeds, cense number shall be written in liens, reservations, encumbranc- the space provided on the Form es, restrictions, rights-of-ways, of Proposal. easements, covenants, convey- The Owner reserves the right ances and conditions of record in to reject any or all bids and to the Clerk's office or affecting the waive any informalities in,bid- ding. subject property. 2) The Purchaser shall be A satisfactory bid bond fur- responsible for the payment of nished by a solvent surety com- the transfer taxes imposed by pany authorized to do business the West Virginia Code 11- in the State of West Virginia, in 22-1. an amount equal to five percent 3) The Beneficiary and/or the (5%) of the total amount of bid, Servicer of the Deed of Trust payable to the Jefferson County and Note reserve the right to Parks and Recreation Commis- submit a bid for the property sion, shall be submitted with at sale. each Bid. 4) The Trustee reserves the The successful bidder will be right to continue sale of the sub- required to furnish a satisfactory ject property from time to time Performance Bond and Payment by written or oral proclama- Bond in the amount of 100% of tion, which continuance shall the accepted bid, and the fee be in the sole discretion of the for same shall be included in Trustee. their bid. 5) The Trustee shall be under After bids are received, it is no duty to cause any existing the intent of the Jefferson County tenant or person occupying the Parks and Recreation Depart- property to vacate said property, ment to issue a Notice to Pro- and any personal property and/ ceed for PHASE 1A no later than or belongings remaining at the Thursday, March 22, 2018. The property after the foreclosure Contractor shall substantially sale will be deemed to constitute complete PHASE 1A of the proj- ABANDONED PROPERTY AND ect no later than Thursday, Fri- WILL BE DISPOSED OF AC- day, June 15, 2018. (If selected, CORDINGLY. PHASE 1B shall be substantially 6) The total purchase price complete at a later mutually- is payable to the Trustee within agreed later date.) thirty (30) days of the date of No bid may be withdrawn af- sale, with ten (10%) of the total ter the scheduled closing time purchase price payable to the for the receipt of bids for at least Trustee at sale. forty-five (45) days. Pill & Pill, PLLC, Substitute Trustee Date: January31, 2018 " BY: JEFFERSON COUNTY WV Richard A. Pill, Member PARKS AND RECREATION Pill & Pill, PLLC DEPARTMENT 85 Aikens Center SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, Edwin Miller Boulevard WV P.O, Box 440 Ann Mountz, Project Manager Martinsburg, WV 25402 21713t (304) 263-4971 foreclosures@ pillwvlaw.com 21713t NOTICE OF ' TRUSTEE'S SALE NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE is hereby given pursuant to and by virtue of the authority vested in the Substitute Trustee, ' Pill & Pill, PLLC, by that certain Deed of Trust dated July 26, 2004, executed by the Borrow- er, Thomas C. Kelley, to Atty. R. Vance Golden III, the Trustee, of record in the Office of the Clerk of the County Commis- sion of Jefferson County, West Virginia, in Book 1335, at Page 195. At the time of the execu- tion of the Deed of Trust, this :property was reported to have a mailing address of Rt. 2 Box 436 [n/k/a 117 Terrapin Rd.], Harpers Ferry, WV 25425. Pill & Pill, PLLC was appointed as Substitute Trustee by an AP- POINTMENT OF SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE dated December 19, responsibility for the remains of Pandora N. Griffin should be present at that time. 2/21/3t JEFFERSON COUNTY COMMISSION, JEFFERSON COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA FY 2018 HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM Notice is hereby given by the Jefferson County Commission that it will hold a public hearing on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 11:00 a.m prevailing time, in the County Commission meeting room located at the Old Charles Town Library, 200 E. Washington Street, Charles Town, West Virginia. The Jef- ferson County Commission Chambers are accessible to persons with physical disabili- ties. If special arrangements need to be made to accommo- date citizens in order for them to participate in the public hear- ing, please call Sandy Slusher McDonald, Deputy County Administrator, at 304-728- 3284 to make those arrange- ments.~ The purpose of this public hearing is to discuss the spe- cific housing needs of Jeffer- son County, WV. The Jefferson County Commission is a mem- ber of the Eastern Panhandle HOME Consortium of West Virginia which consists of the City of Mo.rtinoburg, Borl,oloy County, part of Jefferson Coun- ty and part of Morgan County, West Virginia. The HOME Con- sortium is eligible to receive a HOME Investment Partnership Grant in FY 2018. The U.S. De- partment of Housing and Urban Development will be notifying the City of Martinsburg in the future of the amount of HOME funds that will available for FY 2018. In order to receive those funds, the member jurisdic- tions in the Eastern Panhandle HOME Consortium must de- velop a program for the use of HOME funds as a part of the City of Martinsburg's FY 2018 Consolidated Annual Action Plan. The HOME Consortium will be preparing their HOME Program and they intend to af- ford citizens, local agencies, and interested parties the op- portunity to become involved in the planning process. The following general types of activities are eligible for funding under the HOME program: Ho- meowner Rehabilitation, includ- ing repair, rehabilitation or re- construction of owner occupied houses; Homebuyer Activities, including funds for purchase and/or rehabilitation of existing houses or new construction of houses for homebuyers; Rental Housing, including acquisition and/or rehabilitation of existing rental housing or new construc- tion of rental housing; and Ten- ant Based Rental Assistance, including financial assistance for rent, security deposits and under certain conditions, utility deposits for tenants. All HOME funds must be used for persons and households that meet the HUD income guidelines and definition of low- and moderate- income. Notice is also hereby given that the JEFFERSON COUNTY COMMISSION is accepting pro- posals for the use of its portion of the HOME Consortium funds for FY 2018 beginning January 12, 2018. Application packets, instructions and information are available on an open ba- sis. All interested applicants are encouraged to contact the Jefferson County Commission office, in order to obtain the ap- plication packet and to address any questions. Please contact Sandy Slusher McDonald at 124 E. Washington Street, Charles Town, WV 25414 or 304-728-3284. All interested citizens are en- couraged to attend this public hearing and they will be given the opportunity to present oral or written testimony concerning the housing needs of Jefferson County and the use of HOME funds to address those needs. Written comments may be ad- dressed to Sandy Slusher Mc- Donald, Deputy County Ad- ministrator, 124 E. Washing- ton Street, Charles Town, WV 25414 or 304-728-3284 Josh Compton, President Jefferson County Commission 2/21/2t NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM The Jefferson County Plan- ning Commission has sched- uled a Public Hearing on the proposed text amendment to the Jefferson County Zoning and Land Development Ordi- nance, File #ZTA17-01. The text amendment, in accordance with WV Code 8A and Article 12 of the Zoning Ordinance, proposes revisions to Article 10 Provisions for Signs. The primary purpose of this amend- ment is to create provisions to allow electronic signs in Jeffer- son County. The amendment also includes reorganization of existing text for clarification. A copy of the proposed text amendment is available at the Office of Planning & Zoning (304-728-3228) or online at www.jeffersoncountywv.org. Oral or written comments may be provided at the hear- ing located in the Charles Town Library meeting room at 200 E Washington Street, accessed at the side entrance on Samuel Street. In addi- tion, you may provide written comments to planningdepart- ment@jeffersoncountywv.org or PC Box 716, Charles Town, WV 25414. By Order of the Jefferson County Planning Commission Donnie Fisher, President 2/21/lt NOTICE TO REDEEM (2016-S-00000059-Jefferson County-TIMOTHY JOHNSON ) To: BARBARA A BITNER, BARBARAA BITNER, JEFFER- SON CO COMMISSION, WEST VIRGINIA STATE DEPARTMENT COMPLIANCE DIVISION, or heirs at law, devisees, creditors, representatives, successors, assigns, all known heirs, guardians, conservators, fiduciaries, administrators, lienholders, co-owners, other parties having an undivided interest in the delinquent prop- erty, and other parties that may have any interest in the subject property. You will take notice that TIMOTHY JOHNSON, the purchaser of the tax lien(s) on the following real estate, Certificate of Sale: 2016- S-00000059, 1 Lt Middleway, Smith, located in Middleway, which was returned delinquent in the name of Bitner Barbara A & Joseph O, and for which the tax lien(s) thereon was sold by the sheriff of Jefferson County at the sale for the delinquent taxes made on the 15th day of November, 2016, has requested that you be notified that a deed for such real estate will be made to him on or after April 1,2018, as provided by law, unless before that day you redeem such real estate. The amount you will have to pay on the last day, 3/3112018, will be as follows: Amount equal to the taxes and charges due $1,764.04 on the date of the sale, with interest, to 3/31/ 2018. Amount of subsequent years taxes paid on $1,573.78 the property, since the sale, with interest to 3/31/2018. Amount paid for Title Examination and $605.70 preparation of the list to be served and for preparation and service of notice with inter- est from 1/1/17 following the sheriff's sale to NOTICE 3/31/18. Notice is hereby given by West Amount paid for other statutory costs with in- $167.74 Virginia University Hospitals- terest from 1/1/17 following the sheriff's sale East, that it has filed a "Petition to 3/31/18. to Cremate" reflecting its inten- tion to cremate the remains of Total amount payable to Sheriff-cashier $4,111.26 Pandora N. Griffin age 57, of check, money order or certified check must Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. be made payable to the Honorable Peter H. The matter has been filed In the Dougherty, Sheriff and Treasurer of Jefferson Circuit Court of Berkeley County, County. West Virginia and is captioned City Hospital, Inc. D/B/A Berke- Cost of Certification of Redemption-cashier $35.00 ley Medical Center vs. Pandora check, money order or certified check must N. Griffin. The hearing on the be made payable to the Honorable John B. Petition to Cremate has been McCuskey, State Auditor. set for Monday, March 12, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. before Judge Lo- You may redeem at any time before 3/31/2018 by paying the rensen in Courtroom 4B at the above total less any unearned interest. Berkeley County Judicial Center, Return this letter and both certified funds to WV State Auditor's Of- 380 West South Street, Suite rice, County Collections Division, 1900 Kanawha BIvd East, Building 3411, Martinsburg, West Vir- 1, Room W-114, Charleston, West Virginia, 25305. ginia, 25401. Any family mere- Questions please call 1-888-509-6568 option 2. bers or friends who wish to take 2/21/3t NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF JEFFERSON COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICT The Public Service Board of Jefferson County Public Service District (the "District") will hold a public hear- ing on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at 6:00 p.m prevail- ing time, at 340 Edmond Road, Suite A, Kearneysville, West Virginia, for the following purposes: 1. To consider and determine whether it is in the best interests of the District and its customers to sale the assets associated with the District's public waterworks system and sewerage system to the City of Charles Town (the "Asset Acquisition"). 2. To consider and adopt a proposed resolution au- thorizing the execution of an agreement substantially in the form attached to said resolution to effectuate the Asset Acquisition (the "Asset Purchase Agreement"). 3. To consider and approve the final forms of and execute all documents necessary and appropriate to facilitate the Asset Acquisition, specific'ally including, but not limited to, the Asset Purchase Agreement. The public hearing is open to the public and any per- son interested may attend the public hearing and pres- ent any comment or protest thereto. JEFFERSON COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE DISTRICT 2/14/2t NOTICE TO nEDEEM (2016-S-0000010i -Jefferson County-CHRISTINA TRUST AS CUS- TODIAN) To: INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, DALE W. STEAGER, COMMISSIONER WV STATE TAX DEPARTMENT, OCCUPANT, EARL CAPERTON, CATHERINE BRANHAM, EARL CAPERTON, CATHERINE BRANHAM, or heirs at law; devisees, creditors, rep- resentatives, successors, assigns, all known heirs, guardians, con- servators, fiduciaries, administrators, lienholders, co-owners, other parties having an undivided interest in the delinquent property, and other parties that may have any interest in the subject property. You will take notice that CHRISTINA TRUST AS CUSTODIAN, the purchaser of the tax lien(s) on the following real estate, Certifi- cate of Sale: 2016-S-00000101, Sec E #30, 31 Fox Glen, located in Middleway, which was returned delinquent in the name of Caperton Earl &, and for which the tax lien(s) thereon was sold by the sheriff of Jefferson County at the sale for the delinquent taxes made on the 15th day of November, 2016, has requested that you be notified that a deed for such real estate will be made to him on or after April 1,2018, as provided by law, unless before that day you redeem such real estate. The amount you will have to pay on the last day, 3/31/2018, will be as follows: Amount equal to the taxes and charges due on the date of the sale, with interest, to 3/31/ 2018. $650.16 Amount of subsequent years taxes paid on the property, since the sale, with interest to 3/31/2018. $511.07 Amount paid for Title Examination and preparation of the list to be served and for preparation and service of notice with inter- est from 1/1/17 following the sheriff's sale to 3/31/18. Amount paid for other statutory costs with interest from following the sheriff's sale to 3/31/18. $1,157.15 $341.33 Total amount payable to Sheriff-cashier check, money order or certified check must be made payable to the Honorable Peter H. Dougherty, Sheriff and Treasurer of Jefferson County. $2,659.71 Cost of Certification of Redemption-cashier check, money order or certified check must be made payable to the Honorable John B. McCuskey, State Auditor. $35.00 You may redeem at any time before 3/31/2018 by paying the above total less any unearned interest. Return this letter and both certified funds to the WV State Audi- tor's Office, County Collections Division, Building 1, Room W-114, Charleston, West Virginia, 25305. Questions please call 1-888-509-6568 option 2. 2/21/3t NOTICE TO CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRMS REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL 1. The Jefferson County Public Service District (PSD) provides sewer and water utility service to Jefferson County, West Virginia. 2. The PSD requests proposals from certified public accounting firms to provide the following service for the year ending June 30, 2018 with an optional one-year extension for the year ending June 30, 2019. Conduct annual audit as required by the West Virginia Public Service Commission (WVPSC). Prepare and submit annual financial report as required by WV PSC by September 30, 2018. Prepare supplemental accounting information required for ser- vices provided. Schedule of Operating Expenses - Water Department Schedule of Operating Expenses - Sewer Department Provide assistance to PSD staff in adjusting and closing the year-end books if requested. 3. Accounting firms submitting letters of engagement should demon- strate their expertise in the following areas: Generally accepted accounting standards for non-profit corpo- rations. The WV PSC system of accounts for Public Service Districts. Applicable sections of the West Virginia Code pertaining to ac- counting. Applicable WV PSC regulations including Rule 42 preparation requirements. 4. Audit Proposal should be sent to: JCPSD April Shultz, General Manager 340 Edmond Road, Suite A Kearneysville, WV 25430 admasst@jcpsd.com The deadline for submission of proposals is the close of business, February 28, 2018. Questions may be addressed to Mrs. April Shultz, General Manager, by telephone at 304-725-4647 or by fax at 304-725-5976. 2/14/2t