Public Notice

Public Notice – Dec. 6, 2023



In accordance with 49 CFR Part 26.45(g), Unitrans, as a recipient of U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) assistance, announces a proposed Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) overall program goal of .04 percent for Federal Fiscal Years 2023-2026. This race-neutral goal represents the percentage of work to be performed by certified DBE firms on federally assisted projects.

The methodology used to determine the proposed goal will be available for public inspection for thirty (30) days from the date of this notice, Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. at the following location:

Scott Chancey, Transit Program Supervisor
Josephine County
300 NW 5th Street
Grants Pass, OR 97526

Written comments to the JCT Liaison Officer, Scott Chancey, may be sent to the address above, emailed to Written comments can also be sent directly to the FTA, Region X Civil Rights Officer, 915 Second Avenue, Suite 3142, Seattle, WA 98174-1002. Published in the Illinois Valley News Dec. 6, 2023


Josephine County Fairgrounds Host House
Exterior and Window Replacement

Josephine County Fairgrounds is accepting bids for the Fairgrounds Host House Exterior and Window Replacement project. Sealed bids will be accepted at Josephine Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass, Oregon 97527 until 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at which time they will be publicly opened and read, and after which time they will not be received or accepted. Faxed or emailed bids will not be accepted. Bids must be submitted to: McKenzie Crume, Senior Administrative Supervisor, Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass, OR 97527.
This project requires the contractor to provide all labor, equipment and materials for replacing all forty-three (43) windows, fixing or replacing the siding, and preparing and painting the Host House at the Fairgrounds. Bid documents may be viewed and downloaded at the following website link:
Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference: A mandatory pre-bid conference and walkthrough will be held at the site at the Host House at the Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass Oregon 97527 on Tuesday, January 9, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. Bidders or their authorized representatives are required to attend this mandatory pre-bid conference. Bids will be accepted only from Bidders who have attended the pre-bid conference.
Prequalification of Bidders is required. Bidders may obtain a Prequalification Application from Josephine County Facilities Services, 705 NW Dimmick Street, Grants Pass, Oregon 97526. The class of work for which Bidders must be prequalified is Construction. Prequalification Applications must be submitted no later than 2:00 p.m. on January 15, 2024. Published 11.29.23 in the Illinois Valley News


STATE vs Predator 9000 Generator/Predator 1400 Generator/Honda EV2000 Generator/Generac/$9,216.00 US Currency/$3,680.00 US Currency

PERSON FROM WHOM PROPERTY WAS SEIZED: Vincent Russel Lopez-Avendano/Pavel Vladimirovich Grigoryev/Richard Vladimir Grigoryev
You must “claim” an interest in the above-described seized property or you will automatically lose any interest you may have. The deadline for filing is 21 days from the date of the last publication of this notice. To “claim” you must file with the “forfeiture counsel” listed below, a legal paper called a “claim”. The claim must be signed by the claimant and sworn under penalty of perjury before a notary public. The claim shall set forth all of the following: a) Your true name; b) The address at which you will accept future mailings from the court or forfeiture counsel; and c) A statement that you have an interest in the seized property.
FORFEITURE COUNSEL: Josephine County District Attorney’s Office, 500 NW 6th Street, Dept 16, Grants Pass, OR 97526; 541-474-5200
Josephine County Sheriff’s Office, 1901 NE F Street, Grants Pass, OR 97526; 541-474-5123
Case #22-1164; #22-2555

On 05/19/22; 12/06/22 the above-described property was seized by the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office. The property is subject to forfeiture under ORS 131.550-131.600 as proceeds and/or instrumentalities used in the following prohibited conduct, and/or the solicitation, attempt or conspiracy to commit the following prohibited conduct: possession of a controlled substance, delivery of a controlled substance and/or manufacture of a controlled substance. Forfeiture means that the property will be deprived of that interest without compensation because of the use or acquisition of the property in or through prohibited conduct as defined in ORS 131.550-131.600.
Published Nov. 15, 22, 29 and Dec 6, 2023 in the Illinois Valley News



The Three Rivers School District Board of Directors is looking for two volunteers to fill positions on the Budget Committee. These positions are for Zones I and IV, effective through June 30, 2025.

The Board will be accepting applications for appointment to fill the expired vacancies. All applications must be submitted to the District Office no later than January 5, 2024. Applicants must be registered voters and reside within the Three Rivers School District. Further information and application forms may be obtained at: District Administration Office located at 8550 New Hope Road, Grants Pass, OR 97527; by calling the business office (541) 862-3222 ext:5260; or accessing the district website at
Published in the Illinois Valley News Nov. 29, Dec 6 & 27


On MONDAY, December 11, 2023 at 7 p.m. the Cave Junction City Council is scheduled to conduct a City Council Meeting at City Hall Chambers located at 222 Lister Street, Cave Junction, Oregon. Public participation is possible through a ZOOM video platform: ID 821 4911 9588
Password: 443691.
The Public is invited to attend the council meeting and will be provided an opportunity to share their comments. Public comments must be completed within a 3-minute time limit. Speakers are allowed one opportunity for comments per meeting. The public may also submit their public comment for this meeting by providing their comment in writing prior to 4:00pm on December 08, 2023. ALL WRITTEN PUBLIC COMMENT MAY BE DELIVERED TO THE DROP BOX AT CITY HALL OR EMAILED TO CJRECORDER@CITYOFCJ.COM. Please call (541) 592-2156 to confirm the city’s receipt of your public comment. Comments received in writing will be provided to the council prior to the council meeting and will be made a part of the permanent record.
The agenda for this meeting may include, but is not limited to, the following: Council Update from Public Works; Consent Agenda to include Minutes, Planning Updates; Council Liaison Reports; Public Comments; Variance Request – Lil’ Pantry – Signage Size Variance; Ordinance 602 – An Ordinance to Amend the Cave Junction Municipal Code, Title 17, Chapter 32, Section 040 to Update the Sign Requirements; Executive Session – ORS 192.660 (2)(b,f,h) {As/If Required}; Comments: General Information; Council Member Comments. Adjournment
Published: 12/06/2023


Self-Storage Public Auction
A Plus Self Storage
25657 Redwood Hwy,
Cave Junction, OR 97523
This will take place on
Bidding will close at 11:00 am, Tuesday, December 26th, 2023
For the following units:
Unit 133 – Kendall Adams;
Unit 200 – Pamela Boone

Published Dec. 6 and 13, 2023 in the Illinois Valley News