Tag Archives | City Administrator Keith Caldwell

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LE contract resurrected by politics?

Although it was a closed issue last spring, now published reports talk about what the City of Bishop might have saved contracting for law enforcement with the Inyo Sheriff. A final amount of savings, the Sheriff said, was never determined because the study was never completed. At the beginning of the year, the Bishop City […]

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Bishop City Council: no LE contract, no sale to courts and search for new CAO

The Bishop City Council will not pursue a law enforcement contract with the Inyo County Sheriff. That position came out in open session at the Council’s Budget Workshop last week, according to City Administrator Keith Caldwell. The CAO said that the Bishop Police Officers Association bargaining unit wants to open negotiations early and look for […]

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LE contract still under study

As the City of Bishop faces ongoing budget challenges, officials decided to at least explore the idea of a law enforcement contract with Inyo County. Sheriff Bill Lutze and his team continue their preliminary investigation of costs. Meanwhile, the City Council scheduled a workshop for today to look for other ways to save money. The […]

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Bishop City Council to learn responsibilities in emergencies

What should the Bishop City Council do in cases of emergency and disaster? In February, a day-long police stand-off with a man believed armed and ready to shoot officers raised that question for council members. Friday, they will hold a special meeting to address their responsibilities in emergencies. The agenda item says National Incident Management […]

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