Mono County Launches Tamarack Fire Incident Portal
- In response to the rapidly expanding Tamarack Fire in Markleeville, Mono County has launched the Tamarack Fire Incident Portal. The site provides fire statistics, updates, air quality, road closures, utility outages and evacuation information.
- Portal Link: https://emergency.monocounty.ca.gov/pages/tamarackfire
Multi-use Path (MUP) and Road Improvements
- On July 21, Town Council awarded the $2.38 million Local Road and MUP Rehabilitation STIP Project to Qualcon Contractors, Inc. This project is anticipated to begin in late-summer/early-fall.
- Staff has coordinated local utility companies to conduct any necessary infrastructure improvements in the right-of-way prior to paving and staff intends to use any open trench as an opportunity to place conduit for future broadband connectivity.
- The project scope of work includes maintenance of the following streets:
- Mountain Boulevard – from Main Street to Sierra Boulevard.
- Monterey Pine Road – from the west end to the turn near 479 Monterey Pine Road, including Monterey Circle.
- Majestic Pines Road – from Meridian Boulevard to Silver Tip Lane.
- Red Fir Road and Commerce Circle
- Multi-use Paths (MUP’s):
- South Highway 203 MUP from Thompsons Way to Trails End Park
- North Meridian Blvd. MUP from Trails End Park to Sierra Park Road
- Sections of the Mammoth Creek MUP
Town Housing Work Program in the Spotlight
- On July 21, Town Council approved investing $5.7 million in near term housing efforts.
- Projects include new construction and private partnerships to generate 12 new units, that also includes working with MLH on their Access Apartments project to create 11 units.
Town Approves Cooperative Agreements with Caltrans
- On July 21, Town Council approved a set of agreements with Caltrans to enhance and simplify our joint work on maintenance of main street and signals, and reimbursements for our work.
Town Approves Mammoth Lakes Tourism (MLT) Agreement
- On July 21, Council approved the FY21/22 agreement with MLT allocating $2,334,500.
- MLT is also funded from the Tourism Business Improvement District (TBID) with estimated annual funding of $4.7M.
Celebrate Park and Recreation Month with a FREE Skate Night and Swim Day!
- Make memories with us and help tell #OurParkAndRecStory with a FREE Skate Night tonight, July 23 from 6-8pm at the Mammoth RecZone and a FREE Swim Day this Sunday, July 25 at the Whitmore Pool.
- Learn more about Park and Recreation Month and find additional resources by visiting: www.nrpa.org/July or follow us on Facebook at MammothParksnRec, online at www.townofmammothlakes.ca.gov or by calling (760) 965-3690.
Mammoth Lakes Jazzfest and Villagefest Returns to The Village this Weekend
- FREE live jazz returns to The Village this afternoon (July 23) at 4:00pm. Get all the details and schedule of bands online. Villagefest is scheduled on both Saturday and Sunday in The Village from 12-10pm. Review the schedule online.
Temporary Road Closure in Effect for the 25th Annual Mammoth Festival of Beers and Bluesapalooza.
- Town Council approved the Resolution authorizing the closure of a portion of Minaret Road from Main Street to Meridian Boulevard from Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 11:00 AM to Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 8:00 PM and authorize a Parking Fee Program in the vicinity of the event for the annual Mammoth Festival of Beers and Bluesapalooza.
- This year, the Parking Fee Program will be managed by Mammoth High School Soccer, Mammoth High School Volleyball, and the Rotary Club of Mammoth Lakes.
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