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Keep Bishop Open and Safe Reminder

Press Release: September 30, 2020 Protecting yourself, your family, and your community CITY OF BISHOP, September 29, 2020 – Coronavirus/COVID-19 is a concern for everyone in the world at the moment and the City of Bishop along with our business community are committed to staying informed and passing along facts as we receive them. The […]

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  Bishop City Council will vote on the appointment and employment agreement with Rondall Phillips, the final candidate for the City Administrator position at this evening’s meeting. Phillips’ LinkedIn page shows a broad range of experience in city management, regional transportation and water and wastewater management and government relations. The employment agreement is for a […]

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Bishop City Council Eyes LADWP Land

At a special City Council meeting held Wednesday afternoon, Bishop got in under the wire on all four properties being divested by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power within the city limits. This doesn’t mean the City will launch a land shopping spree. The action taken simply gives Bishop the first right of […]

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BCC gets first shot at ESCOG’s JPA

By Deb Murphy The Joint Powers Authority establishing the Eastern Sierra Council of Governments as a legal entity got its first test at Monday’s Bishop City Council meeting. The document was approved, with a significant change requested by Councilmember Stephen Muchovej. With its new status, ESCOG will require funding for administrative staff and other services. […]

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Bishop City Council responds to proposed fishing regulations

By Deb Murphy Joe Pecsi gave Bishop City Council a template to respond to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s new proposed fishing regulations, highlighting a lot of things wrong with those regs. A former Councilman and chair of the Inyo County Fish and Wildlife Commission, Pecsi followed F&W’s biologist Jim Erdman’s brief summary […]

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Grocery Outlet in Bishop gets approval for new sign

By Deb Murphy Practicality went head to head with Bishop City ordinances at Monday’s Council meeting; practicality, in this case Grocery Outlet’s 70-square foot sign on a 25-foot pylon at the corner of Hwy. 6 and Wye Road, won. The argument made by the corporation’s representative and local owners was obvious. The north end of […]

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Bishop City Council discusses Seibu Path

By Deb Murphy One thing nobody every taught us in Civics classes was how long and how entangled with red tape government projects actually are. Take for example, the City of Bishop’s Seibu to School Bike Path, included in Inyo County’s Collaborative Bikeways Plan in 2008. At Monday’s Bishop City Council’s meeting, the members had […]

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Bishop Council approves Silver Peaks land purchase

By Deb Murphy Monday’s Bishop City Council meeting started with Mayor Jim Ellis’ emotional announcement that former City Manager Jim Tatum had passed away over the weekend. He called for a moment of silence, but it will take more than a moment to fully understand that one of the really good guys is gone. Tatum […]

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