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Mono County Approves $100,000 Assistance to IMACA

  Mono County joined the Town of Mammoth Lakes in providing $100,000 to the Inyo Mono Advocates for Community Action, providing a financial cushion to allow the non-profit to continue providing some services as it hopefully, corrects its cash-flow issues. The money will have no negative impact on the general fund, Mono’s Chief Administrative Office […]

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City of Bishop and City Administrator Ron Phillips Agree To End Employment Relationaship As Of January 26, 2022

  The City of Bishop and City Administrator Ron Phillips have mutually agreed to end the employment relationship between the City and Mr. Phillips effective January 26, 2022.  Mr. Phillips will remain on administrative leave until the effective date of this separation and Deston Dishion will remain Acting City Administrator.  Under the parties’ agreement, Mr. […]

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City of Bishop Council Heard Some Encouraging Housing News At A Recent Meeting

  Some encouraging housing news for City of Bishop: State Senate Bill 9 allows for two residential units per lot without having to go through the Planning Commission process. Elaine Kabala, Bishop’s planning associate, went through the details at a recent City Council meeting. She explained the legislation was designed to help solve the housing, […]

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Bishop City Council To Get Tough On Graffiti With A Vote On Graffiti Abatement Ordinance October 11

The Bishop City Council took the first step toward keeping spray paint cans out of the hands of kids and sprayed graffiti out of Bishop. The solution came in the form of a graffiti abatement ordinance at this week’s City Council meeting. The city has seen an uptick in graffiti in the downtown corridor, both […]

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Bishop City Council Meeting – Monday, September 27, 2021

Attached is the agenda for the Bishop City Council Meeting to be held on Monday, September 27, 2021 starting at 6:00 p.m. The agenda and packet can be accessed online on the City’s website at: https://www.cityofbishop.com/government/city_council/index.php and the City Council meeting can also be watched live via Youtube at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_7h0-6jtkioG8efGI13LhA/live You may also join this meeting via […]

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Bishop’s City Council Highlights – Proclamations, Bishop PD, City Vehicles

Bishop’s City Council meeting started out with proclamations recognizing and honoring the Hispanic and Native American communities in the Bishop area: the month of September 15 through October 15 was proclaimed Hispanic Heritage Month; September 24 was Proclaimed California Native American Day, a tradition begun by Gov. Culbert Olson in 1939. The first policy item […]

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Bishop City Council Meets Sept 13th at 6:00 PM

1 CITY OF BISHOP CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA City Council Chambers – 301 West Line Street – Bishop, California NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC: In order to minimize the spread of the COVID 19 virus, Governor Newsom has issued Executive Orders that temporarily suspend certain requirements of the Brown Act. Please be advised that the Council […]

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Bishop City Council Meeting to be held on Monday, August 23, 2021

Attached is the agenda for the starting at 5:00 p.m. Closed Session / 6:00 p.m. Open Session. The agenda and packet can be accessed online on the City’s website at: https://www.cityofbishop.com/government/city_council/index.php and the City Council meeting can also be watched live via Youtube at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_7h0-6jtkioG8efGI13LhA/live You may also join this meeting via Zoom as an “Attendee” (see […]

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BISHOP CITY COUNCIL GETS A LOOK AT ITS GENERAL PLAN HOUSING ELEMENT

  Housing is Bishop’s Gordian knot, defined as “an extremely difficult or involved problem.” The city is a two square mile dot that serves as the epicenter of Inyo County, the second largest in square miles out of California’s 58 counties but the 52 nd in population. The majority of those 18,000-plus folks live within […]

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Rep. Obernolte secures $11 million for CA-08 projects including $800,000 for streets and sidewalk improvements in Bishop

Rep. Obernolte secures $11 million for CA-08 projects including $800,000 for streets and sidewalk improvements in Bishop   PRESS RELEASE – WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressman Jay Obernolte (CA-08) secured $11 million in funding for projects in California’s 8th District that passed the U.S. House of Representatives as part of this week’s major appropriations package. This […]

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Fourth of July Fireworks Are Planned in Bishop at City Park

Bishop’s fantastic 4th of July fireworks show will be back and better than ever for 2021. Since it’s no longer possible to hold the event at the airport, the Bishop Volunteer Fire Department will host this year’s festivities at the Bishop City Park. This venue allows for expanded events to create a full day of […]

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Josh Ellsworth appointed new Bishop interim chief of police

Did Bishop City Council “Diss” the Current Interim Police Chief?

Did the Bishop City Council “Diss” the current Interim Police Chief, Josh Ellsworth, when it announced its intentions to offer the job to an “Outsider?” At the last Bishop City Council meeting, in a letter sent by Bishop Sgt. Dan Nolan, a 20-year police department veteran, the Council’s decision to offer the currently position, opened […]

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