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Town of Mammoth Lakes


Mammoth Lakes’ Town Council declared a local health emergency at its Wednesday meeting, allowing the City Manager the power to take quick action in the face of the coronavirus. In addition to the list of restrictions approved Tuesday by the Mono County Board of Directors, the town had directed all hotels, motels and short-term rentals […]

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Mammoth commits funds to housing proposals

By Deb Murphy The Mammoth Lakes Town Council approved $125,000 for two housing proposals at last Wednesday’s meeting. The funding had been allocated in the Town’s budget specifically for housing. The funding was split between the local Chamber of Commerce and Mammoth Lakes Housing. Twenty-four thousand will go for the first year of the Chamber’s […]

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Ice (rink) and snow at Mammoth Town Council meeting

By Deb Murphy Mammoth’s Town Council crept a little closer to the go-ahead on a $13,000,000 ice rink at Mammoth Creek Park West at Wednesday’s meeting. Public Works Director Grady Dutton presented a grim picture of the existing facility located on land leased from the Mammoth Unified School District. Nearly everything necessary to be an […]

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Report from Mammoth Town Council meeting

By Deb Murphy Depending on your point of view, Mammoth Town Council is either in the throes of analysis paralysis or moving in a deliberative way toward the town’s cannabis ordinances. One thing is really not debatable: if Mammoth’s going to levy taxes on sales, it’s got to figure that out fast to get the […]

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Final Mono County Grand Jury Report May 18 2017 05.23.17

Mono County Grand Jury Final Report released

Press release The Superior Court of California for Mono County has released the 2016-2017 Grand Jury Final Report. [pdf-embedder url=”http://sierrawave.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Final-Mono-County-Grand-Jury-Report-May-18-2017-05.23.17.pdf” title=”Final Mono County Grand Jury Report May 18 2017 05.23.17″] There were three major subjects of this year’s Final Report. The first was an investigation of the Mono County Registrar of Voters’ Office and of […]

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Update on North Village Sidewalk Improvements

Press release Last Friday morning, the Mammoth Lakes Town Council visited the ongoing North Village Sidewalk Improvements. Mayor Shields Richardson spoke about the need to provide enhanced pedestrian infrastructure in The Village along with improved transit amenities for our many residents and visitors. The improvements will enhance pedestrian, bicycle and vehicular mobility in the area […]

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Public workshop on Mammoth-Yosemite Airport

Press release Mammoth Lakes, CA – On Wednesday, February 3, 2016 in Suite Z (above Starbucks) at 4:30 p.m., the Mammoth Lakes Town Council will be conducting a special workshop regarding Mammoth Lakes Yosemite Airport. The workshop will cover a broad range of information related to the Airport, including: a brief history of the airport; […]

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Mammoth Town Council talks Multi-Use Facility

By Deb Murphy Mammoth Town Council members were all happy campers at Wednesday’s meeting, thanks in large part to an abundance of snow, an avalanche of holiday visitors and an estimated $2 million in Transient Occupancy Taxes logged in last month, adding to a 22-percent increase compared to last year’s TOT totals. The major agenda […]

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‘Let Mammoth Decide’ files petition

– Press release Let Mammoth Decide Files 375% of Required Initiative Signatures On May 6, 2015, Let Mammoth Decide filed 1071 petition signatures with the Mammoth Lakes town clerk in support of its proposed ballot measure to ensure that nightly home rentals cannot be expanded into residential neighborhoods without voter approval. The signatures represent 70% […]

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And two more makes eight

Two more candidates have thrown their hats in the ring for the upcoming Mammoth Lakes Town Council election. Local businessmen, Colin Fernie and Shields Richardson, made a unified statement by not only pulling papers together, but by carpooling to the Town Office to do so. “We’re going green,” joked Richardson, who “finally” decided to run […]

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