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Clint quilter updates progress on Bishop Airport

Inyo’s Chief Administrative Officer Clint Quilter set a deadline on commercial air service in Bishop by October of this year and he’s sticking to it. But, he did explain his deadline philosophy during an airport update at last week’s Board of Supervisors’ meeting. “My philosophy is the little train that could,” he said. “Once you’ve […]

 
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Diaz Lake and Laws to get updated Water Systems

  Diaz Lake and the Laws Railroad Museum will be getting some major fixes to their water systems, thanks to an anticipated $400,000 in Prop. 68 Per Capita funds. As Leslie Chapman, assistant administrative officer, explained at Tuesday’s Inyo Board of Supervisors meeting, there may be more funding coming, but the $400,000 is guaranteed to […]

 
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INYO SUPES OPT FOR DARK SKY RECOMMENDATIONS

A year and a half ago, advocates for dark sky ordinances brought their case before the Inyo Board of Supervisors. After a series of public workshops and research, the Planning Department came back with recommendations at the Board’s November 26 meeting. The Board opted to go with “recommendations” rather than regulations and easing the new […]

 
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Inyo Supervisors discuss waste franchise agreement

By Deb Murphy The Inyo Board of Supervisors got a preview of a franchise agreement with the County’s two waste haulers at Tuesday’s meeting. Built into that agreement is a procedure for annual adjustments in the floor rate that determines the cost to residents. Bottom line: assuming the Board will approve the agreement and the […]

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Eastern Sierra Council of Governments information

By Deb Murphy Over the past two weeks, four Eastern Sierra entities took the first leery step to enable the Eastern Sierra Council of Governments to more actively tackle regional issues. The four, Bishop, Mammoth, Inyo and Mono, agreed to contribute up to $10,000 toward half of a Town of Mammoth Lakes’ staffer to provide […]

 
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Inyo Supervisors to talk SGMA

By Deb Murphy Inyo County’s administrator and Water Department have outlined their perspective on how best to bring the Owens River Groundwater Basin into compliance with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act. Sounds simple, right? It’s not. There are 13 public agencies, including two counties. Community Service Districts, a groundwater management district and the City of […]

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Why did Inyo Board OK raises they couldn’t pay for?

Why did the Inyo Supervisors vote for raises that added up to $2 million without the money to pay for them? That’s the puzzler for many people as the Board and Administrator drag through cuts that sharply offend citizens and Department heads. Sierra Wave Media talked to four supervisors about why they okayed raises without […]

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Libraries, museum face “service redesign”

Tuesday, the Inyo Supervisors will consider restructuring of the County Library and Museum departments. Members of the public continue to return to the fact that County officials approved more than $2 million in employee raises without the funds available to pay for them. The County Administrator maintained that the workers were due these increases. In […]

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Inyo Supervisors: water systems, senior lunches

Some 25 years ago, the Inyo Supervisors decided to let the Department of Water and Power transfer towns water systems to Inyo County under the Long Term Water Agreement. Ultimately, the County hoped Community Service Districts in Lone Pine, Independence and Laws would take them over. The aging of the communities and the enormous cost […]

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