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ESCOG Runs into Complaints of “Another Layer of Government”

The Eastern Sierra Council of Governments, representing Bishop, Mammoth Lakes, Inyo and Mono counties, decided it would be a good idea to form a Joint Powers Agreement in order to have a “home” for grant funding. This move came up when the Eastern Sierra Sustainable Recreation Project landed a $600,000-plus grant through the Sierra Nevada […]

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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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Reports from ESCOG, OVGA meetings

By Deb Murphy Some key issues were under discussion last week. First Eastern Sierra Council of Governments: The Council, made up of two representatives from Inyo and Mono counties and the cities of Bishop and Mammoth Lakes, approved the Joint Power Agreement that would give it, primarily, the ability to pursue grant funding for regional […]

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ESCOG gets details on JPA – it’s complicated

By Deb Murphy The Eastern Sierra Council of Governments started down the path toward a Joint Powers Authority last October. At ESCOG’s early February meeting, the four entities’ representatives got a reality check. Here’s the background: ESCOG, made up of elected officials from Mono and Inyo counties as well as the cities of Bishop and […]

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