Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Traffic Alert: Methow Valley Tour Bike Race - June 17th

Please be aware that on Sunday June 17th, 2007, the Methow Valley Tour bicycle race will be passing through the Town of Winthrop. Multiple groups of racers will be passing through and will be using portions of Castle Avenue, Corral Street, Bluff Street, West Chewuch Road, and Highway 20 west of the Barn. These "pass throughs" will begin about 8:45 am and will occur periodically throughout the day until mid-afternoon. Race personnel will be controlling traffic at intersections along the affected route. Please use extra care in travelling through the affected area and cooperate with traffic control personnel to ensure a safe and enjoyable day for all. If you have questions please contact Town Hall at 996-2320 or MVSTA at 996-3287.

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

Job Announcement: Building Official

The Town of Winthrop is currently accepting applications for the position of Building Official/Plans Examiner. Requirements: valid Washington State drivers license; high school diploma or GED; ICC certified residential and commercial building inspector or obtain certification within two months of date of hire; ICC certified building plans examininer or obtain certification within six months of date of hire. Duties will include but are not limited to building inspection, plans examination, code enforcement, permit administration (including water, sewer, street access, grading and filling, floodplain permits). Salary $19.00 per hour to $21.50 per hour DOE plus benefits. Work week is 32 hours to start, possibly expanding to 40 hours per week in the future. Applications and/or job description may be obtained from Winthrop Town Hall, 206 Riverside Avenue, or mailed upon request (509-996-2320). Position is open until filled. First review of applications will be June 27, 2007. The Town of Winthrop is an equal opportunity employer.