Tag Archives | Inyo County Board of Supervisors

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Seeing “Yellow” on horizon, Inyo County hopes to move to Yellow Tier soon

Seeing “Yellow,” Inyo County hopes to move out of Orange Tier by Mule Days Opener At Tuesday’s Inyo County Board of Supervisors Meeting, Marilyn Mann, director of the Inyo County Department of Health and Human Services, said that while the county has seen a few additional cases in the last week, the numbers are very […]

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Inyo Board of Supervisors Supports Letter to State Requesting an Easing of Restrictions on Indoor Dining & Theatres

At its meeting of March 9, 2021, the Inyo County Board of Supervisors received the weekly COVID-19 update from staff. The Board heard reports from Health and Human Services staff and Public Health officials regarding the current status of vaccinations, testing, and the status of the virus. The Board also took comment from members of […]

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Safe Parking Program for homeless at Church of Nazarene slated for discussion at Inyo Supervisors Meeting

Tomorrow, February 16, at 11 a.m., the Inyo County Board of Supervisors will hear an appeal regarding a conditional use permit (CUP) that would allow Inyo Mono Advocates for Community Action to operate a Safe Parking Program at the Church of the Nazarene with calls for up to 15 vehicles to be allowed to park […]

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Inyo County Supes & Bishop City Council Want More Local Control in Covid-19 Restrictions

Both the Inyo County Board of Supervisors and Bishop City Council are trying very hard to regain some local control over COVID-19 restrictions. Just a few weeks ago, there was a glimmer of hope as cases stabilized state-wide. But case numbers ratcheted up dramatically and Governor Gavin Newsom reversed his decision to roll-back restrictions. So, […]

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Inyo Supes Frustrated with Calif’s 2nd COVID-19 Shutdown | Enforcement of masks and face coverings

At Tuesday’s July 14, Inyo County Board of Supervisors meeting, the frustration was evident as the county is forced to roll back on reopening plans because of the latest state OVID-19 revised public health orders issued on Monday, July 13. It’s a frustration shared by many business owners and many residents alike. At the same […]

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Inyo and Mono County Supervisors Announce Meeting Changes because of…you know.

The Coronavirus is forcing changes in government public meeting protocols .  The Inyo County Board of Supervisors Meeting Notice: The regular Indy County Board of Supervisors Meeting will be held in Independence tomorrow (March 17) as scheduled. However, in order to practice recommended social distancing, capacity of the Board chambers will be substantially reduced, and […]

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Independence trees get a reprieve

By Deb Murphy You don’t mess with the Independence tree people. They remember when the community had a lot of trees and are determined to protect those that are left. Tuesday, they joined forces to protect seven liquid ambers whose heads were on the block. The tree people succeeded, steering the Inyo Board of Supervisors […]

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Inyo Supervisors face more tree issues

By Deb Murphy Seven Independence liquid ambers are looking at an uncertain future as the Inyo Supervisors discussed, then postponed, action on whether the trees, all planted in County rights-of-way, stay, or go. All seven were deemed inappropriate for their location, according to arborist Rochelle Hair with Eastern Sierra Tree Service. The Indy Seven are […]

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Inyo Supervisors trying to avoid infusion confusion

By Deb Murphy Back in the day, if someone had told me I’d be watching four guys in suits discuss the addition of cannabis oil to brownie dough, I’d have said they were nuts. But that was part of the Supervisors’ discussion on the progress of Inyo County’s cannabis program. County cannabis czar Nate Reade […]

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Independence residents come to defense of cedar tree

By Deb Murphy Tree huggers are alive and well in Independence, as evidenced by Tuesday’s Inyo County Board of Supervisors’ meeting. Residents came to the defense of a cedar tree within the County’s right-of-way on Market Street. The owner of the adjacent home had asked Publics Works to cut the tree down, fearing it was […]

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