MLPD(Press Release)  The Mammoth Lakes Police-Community Hispanic Advisory Committee has finalized plans for the next Town Hall meeting scheduled for Friday, November 30 at 4:30 p.m.  The Town Hall meeting will be held at the Grand Sierra Lodge, 1111 Forest Trail.

Presentations will be made by representatives from the Mexican Consulate, the Mono County Department of Health, the California Highway Patrol, and an immigration rights attorney who will be speaking on the Dream Act.  There will also be an Open Forum where questions can be asked of representatives of these agencies along with the Mammoth Lakes Police Department and the Mono County Sheriff’s Department.

Interpreters will be present and it will be possible for attendees to ask questions anonymously by way of using index cards.  Food will be provided and there will be supervised child care.

The Hispanic Advisory Committee was created in late 2010 in an effort to build trust and improve communications between the Police Department and the Hispanic community of Mammoth Lakes.

Prepared by:  Chief Dan Watson

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