Notice of

Hearing

On Monday, February 3, 2020 at 7:15pm, the Harpers Ferry Board of Zoning Appeals will hold a hearing to review and make recommendations on the following:

1. Conditional Use Permit Application – Short Term Rental – 565 Park Row Place, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425.

The hearing will be held in the Council meeting room at the Town Hall; 1000 Washington Street, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425.

Interested parties may appear in person or comment via US mail (PO Box 217, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425) or email to clerk@harpersferrywv.us. Please include “BZA 2/3/20” with your comment. Written comments are requested one week in advance of hearing.

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NOTICE OF

INTENT TO APPOINT

The Jefferson County Commission proposes to name persons to serve on the following Authorities, Boards, Commissions, or Committees on Thursday, January 30, 2020 or as soon thereafter as the Commission may decide:

 North Eastern Regional EMS, Inc.  - one two-year term 

ending October 31, 2021.

 Persons who may be interested in the above listed agency should submit a letter of interest and a resume or statement of qualifications to the Jefferson County Commission, P.O. Box 250, Charles Town, WV 25414 no later than 12:00 pm on the Monday  prior to the proposed date of appointment.

 Additional information regarding these appointments may be obtained by calling the Commission Office at (304) 728-3284.

1/22/1t

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 June 14, 2017, executed by the Borrower, Danielle Hamilton, to Seneca Trustees, Inc., the Trustee, of record in the Office of the Clerk of the County Commission of Jefferson County, West Virginia, in Book 2144, at Page 662.  At the time of the execution of the Deed of Trust, this property was reported to have a mailing address of 41 Altoona Way, Charles Town, WV 25414.  Pill & Pill, PLLC was appointed as Substitute Trustee by an APPOINTMENT OF SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE dated December 11, 2019, of record in the Clerk’s Office in Book 1234, at Page 65.  The Borrower defaulted under the Note and Deed of Trust and the Substitute Trustee has been instructed to foreclose under the Deed of Trust.  Accordingly, the Substitute Trustee will sell the following described property to the highest bidder at the front door of the Courthouse of Jefferson County, in Charles Town, West Virginia, on the following date:

February 24, 2020 

at 5:08 p.m.

All of Lot 474, containing 0.287 acres, more or less, in Tuscawilla Hills Subdivision, as described in accordance with a survey and plat thereof, entitled “Final Plat Showing Lots 454 thru 486, Tuscawilla Hills”, prepared by Appalachian Surveys, Inc., and signed by R. Michael Shepp, P.L.S., dated November, 1992, recorded in the Office of the Clerk of the County Commission of Jefferson County, West Virginia, in Plat Book 11, at Page 14, et seq. 

Map/Parcel Number: 11B/218 

Commonly known as: 41 Altoona Way, Charles Town WV 25414. 

Being the same property conveyed to Danielle L. Slusher [now known as Danielle Hamilton] by the Deed dated October 31, 2014 and recorded in Deed Book 1147, at Page 423, in the Office of the Clerk of the County Commission of Jefferson County, West Virginia.

TERMS OF SALE:

1) The property will be conveyed in an “AS IS” physical condition by Deed containing no warranty, express or implied, subject to the Internal Revenue Service right of redemption, all property taxes, prior Deeds, liens, reservations, encumbrances, restrictions, rights-of-ways, easements, covenants, conveyances and conditions of record in the Clerk’s office or affecting the subject property.

2) The Purchaser shall be responsible for the payment of the transfer taxes imposed by the West Virginia Code § 11-22-1.

3) The Beneficiary and/or the Servicer of the Deed of Trust and Note reserve the right to submit a bid for the property at sale.

4) The Trustee reserves the right to continue sale of the subject property from time to time by written or oral proclamation, which continuance shall be in the sole discretion of the Trustee.

5) The Trustee shall be under no duty to cause any existing tenant or person occupying the property to vacate said property, and any personal property and/or belongings remaining at the property after the foreclosure sale will be deemed to constitute ABANDONED PROPERTY AND WILL BE DISPOSED OF ACCORDINGLY.

6) The total purchase price is payable to the Trustee within thirty (30) days of the date of sale, with ten (10%) of the total purchase price payable to the Trustee at sale.

Pill & Pill, PLLC, 

Substitute Trustee

BY: ______________

Richard A. Pill, Member

Pill & Pill, PLLC

85 Aikens Center

Edwin Miller Boulevard

P.O. Box 440

Martinsburg, WV 25402

(304) 263-4971

foreclosures@pillwvlaw.com

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IN THE CIRCUIT/FAMILY

COURT OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA

IN RE: CHANGE OF NAME

PETITION OF: PAULA WHITE TO PAULA MARIE WHITE; CIVIL ACTION NUMBER: 

20-D-19

LEGAL NOTICE OF

PUBLICATION APPLICATION FOR CHANGE OF NAME

Notice is hereby given that on the 9th day of March, 2020, at 10:15 a.m. on said day, or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard Paula White applied by Petition to the Family Court of Jefferson County, West Virginia for the entry of an order by said Court changing their name from Paula White to Paula Marie White, at which time and place any interested party may appear and be heard, if they so desire. You are hereby notified that this matter may be rescheduled without further notice or publication.

A copy of said Petition can be obtained from the undersigned Clerk at her office: Clerk of Circuit Court, 119 North George Street, Charles Town, WV 25414.

Entered by the Clerk of said Court the 10th day of January, 2020.

Laura E. Storm, Circuit Clerk

Jefferson County, West Virginia

By: R. Chalk, Deputy Clerk

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ORDER OF PUBLICATION

FAMILY COURT OF 

JEFFERSON COUNTY, WV

Roosevelt H. Woodson, 

Petitioner, vs. Karan B. 

Woodson, Respondent; 

Case Number: 20-D-30

The object of this suit is to obtain a divorce from the bonds of matrimony.

It appearing by the affidavit filed in this action that the whereabouts of Karan B. Woodson are unknown. It is hereby ordered that he serve upon: Jefferson County Circuit Clerk, P.O. Box 1234, Charles Town, WV 25414, an answer including any related counter claim or defense you may have to the complaint filed in this action on or before 2/14/2020. If you fail to do so, thereafter judgment, upon proper hearing and trial, may be taken against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. 

A copy of said complaint can be obtained from the undersigned clerk at her office.

Entered by the Clerk of said Court this 15th day of January, 2020.

Laura E. Storm, Clerk of Court

By: E. Cooper, Deputy Clerk

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NOTICE

I have before me for settlement the tenth interim accounting of the fiduciary for the following estate:

The Estate of Joseph P. Christian, Jr., deceased

Any interested party may obtain a copy thereof from David A. DeJarnett, 101 South Queen Street, Martinsburg, West Virginia 25401, and may make a written objection thereto, on or before February 20, 2020.

Given under my hand this 20th day of January, 2020.

David A. DeJarnett

Fiduciary Commissioner, 

County of Jefferson

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Jefferson County Schools 

Board of Education

Notice to Vendors

The Jefferson County Board of Education, Charles Town, WV will receive sealed bids by written proposal for an Asphalt Paving project at Washington High School, 300 Washington Patriot Drive Charles Town, WV 25414.  The sealed bids will be accepted until 2:00pm, February 7th, 2020, at the Maintenance Dept. of Jefferson County Schools, 201 West North Street, Charles Town, WV 25414, at which time all the bids will be opened.                                                                                                                                       

All interested contractors must obtain a bid specifications packet from Brandan L. Caton, Coordinator of Maintenance and Facilities at 201 North West Street, Charles Town, WV 25414 (304-725-5711).  All documents may be mailed or dropped off at the mentioned address.  Vendor packets and bid specifications can also be obtained using the following URL:  https://boe.jeff.k12.wv.us/departments_and_services/maintenance_facilities/request_for_bids

The Jefferson County Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all bids and waive any informality in the bidding.  

Bondy Shay Gibson, Ed.D.

Superintendent

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NOTICE OF

PUBLIC HEARING ON

CITY OF CHARLES TOWN TRANSFER OF LAND

The City of Charles Town will hold a public hearing on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 7:00 pm, prevailing time, on the following ordinance to transfer land and other provisions relating thereto that was introduced Monday, January 6, 2020.  Any person interested may appear before the City Council of the City of Charles Town at the City Hall, 101 E. Washington Street, Charles Town, West Virginia, and present any comment or protest thereto.  Following which hearing, City Council shall take such action as it shall deem proper.  The proposed ordinance to transfer land and other provisions relating thereto may be inspected by the public at the Office of the Clerk in the City Hall, 101 E. Washington Street, Charles Town, West Virginia during regular office hours.  Below is the title of the ordinance:

AN ORDINANCE FOR THE TRANSFER OF A CERTAIN PARCEL OF PROPERTY OWNED BY THE CITY OF CHARLES TOWN CONTAINING APPROXIMATELY NINETY-TWO SQUARE FEET, MORE OR LESS, FOR JUST COMPENSATION, ALLOWING FOR A TEMPORARY EASEMENT FOR THE WV DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DIVISION OF HIGHWAYS TO CONSTRUCT A BRIDGE OVER EVITTS CREEK, AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE ANY AND ALL LEGAL INSTRUMENTS AND PAPERS NECESSARY TO EFFECTUATE SAID TRANSFER, AND PROVIDING FOR OTHER PROVISIONS RELATING THERETO.

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NOTICE

Board of Review and Equalization

 The County Commission of Jefferson County will convene as a Board of Review and Equalization in the County Commission Courtroom at the Courthouse of said County, 100 E. Washington Street, Charles Town, WV on Thursday, January 30th, 2020, at 1:30 p.m., for the purpose of reviewing and equalizing assessments returned by the Assessor of Jefferson County for the tax year 2020.

 If you disagree with your appraisal, you may appeal by filing a written petition for an informal review with your county Assessor within eight (8) business days of receiving your Notice of Increase in Assessment.

 Please be advised that questions of property tax class changes, questions of taxability or late filing requesting of farm use valuation shall not be addressed. 

 The Jefferson County Commission will continue to sit as a Board of Review and Equalization in February, 2020 and hold hearings at the Courthouse of said County, 100 E. Washington Street, Charles Town, WV on the following dates and times:

ThursdayJanuary 30, 20201:30 p.m.

TuesdayFebruary 4, 20201:30 p.m.       

ThursdayFebruary 6, 20201:30 p.m.       

TuesdayFebruary 11, 20201:30 p.m.       

ThursdayFebruary 13, 20201:30 p.m.

TuesdayFebruary 18, 20201:30 p.m.

Persons wishing to appear before the Commission should apply with the Assessor’s office no later than Friday, February 7, 2020 in order to complete the proper forms and to schedule a hearing date prior to the planned final hearing date of Tuesday, February 18th, 2020.

 In the alternative, you may also request an appeal by filing a written protest with the Clerk of the County Commission no later than February 20, 2020, indicating you wish your protest to be heard by the County Commission sitting as a Board of Assessment Appeals in October, 2020.  If the Board of Review and Equalization has adjourned sine die before February 20, 2020, and a request to have your protest heard by the Board of Assessment Appeals is filed no later than February 20, 2020 with the Clerk of the County Commission, your appeal will be heard by the County Commission sitting as a Board of Assessment Appeals in October, 2020.

 Given under my hand this 19th day of December, 2019.

/s/JACQUELINE C. SHADLE, 

COUNTY CLERK

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Proposed amendment

to the Clean Indoor

Air Regulations

The Jefferson County Board of Health has drafted an amendment to the Clean Indoor Air Regulations to prohibit electronic cigarette use (“vaping”) in public places where smoking is already prohibited, and also clarify which areas of bars smoking is permitted or prohibited per the FDA food code.   The draft revision is available on the Jefferson County Health Department website at www.JCHDWV.org or a draft copy can be requested via email or picked up at the Health Department. Comments will be received until January 30, 2020.  A hearing to review the comments will be scheduled in February.   Comments may be sent by email to JeffersonLHD@wv.gov or by mail to the address below:

Jefferson County 

Board of Health

1948 Wiltshire Road, Suite 1

Kearneysville, WV 25430

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PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

The Jefferson County Board of Education will be holding two public meetings to discuss the 2020-21 School Calendar.  The first meeting will be at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 in the Library at Wright Denny Intermediate.  The second meeting will be held on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020 at 4:00 pm in the large boardroom located at the Central Office on Mordington Ave.  

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