Tag Archives | Mayor Matthew Lehman


Street honor in the works for McCoys

When the Mammoth Town Council last met, officials talked about honoring Dave McCoy and the McCoy family by renaming Minaret Road to McCoy Boulevard. That issue is expected to return at future Council meetings. Councilman Michael Raimondo asked the street name change for Minaret Road or another street in Town. Raimondo said, “Several people have […]

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Mammoth Town Council: Economy, business, mayor’s expenses

The economy, local business and the Mayor’s travel expenses – The Mammoth Town Council heard about these and related issues at their most recent meeting. First, Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce President Jack Copeland pointed out that the slow season will hit town soon. He said the six weeks between Easter and June are an […]

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Wilbrecht’s separation agreement reveals some details

The former Mammoth Town Manager’s Separation Agreement with the Town of Mammoth Lakes became final yesterday. The Town released a copy to Sierra Wave Media upon request. The document confirms that Wilbrecht resigned, that neither party will sue the other and that Wilbrecht gets nine months’ salary and accrued comprehensive leave money. The Town and […]

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Mammoth Town Council accepts Wilbrecht’s resignation, appoints Marysheva-Martinez

As usually reliable sources had predicted to Sierra Wave Media, Mammoth’s Town Manager Dave Wilbrecht has resigned and the Council appointed Assistant Town Manager Marianna Marysheva-Martinez to take over as Town Manager – both actions take effect in seven days. After last night’s closed session of the Town Council, Mayor Matthew Lehman said that the […]

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Still no comment on status of Mammoth Town Manager

After two closed sessions with Town Manager Dave Wilbrecht and an item that called for discipline, dismissal or release of a public employee, the Mammoth Town Council had no action to report. Mayor Matthew Lehman told Sierra Wave Media Thursday night that there was no action in the afternoon closed session with Mr. Wilbrecht. The […]

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Another closed session with Mammoth Town Manager

Tuesday, the Mammoth Town Council met in a special meeting closed session with Town Manager Dave Wilbrecht. The agenda says the session was to “consider evaluation of a public employee: Town Manager.” Council members have so far declined to comment. Another special meeting closed session with Wilbrecht is now scheduled for Thursday at 3pm. That […]

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Mammoth Town Council: Booming business, more air passengers, no more Mobility/ Airport Commissions

As most suspected, the Christmas season and recent holiday drew booming business to Mammoth Lakes’ stores. Mammoth Tourism Director John Urdi told the Town Council this week that retailers, lodging and restaurants report breaking records. Urdi said bookings remain strong and the number of air service passengers has gone up this season – some 20% […]

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Contractors fear growing permit delays

People in Mammoth Lakes still fret over the major budget cuts in Town government, and some of those cuts are less obvious than the lack of police. At last week’s Town Council meeting, Jesse Baldwin, who heads up the Mammoth Lakes Contractors Association, stood up to say that Town cuts make a real and tangible […]

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Town Council moves ahead with plans to cut

Privately, citizens in Mammoth Lakes are saying that Town officials “orchestrated their online survey to match their already decided on plan.”  At last week’s Town Council meeting, even though the survey revealed that only about a third of the respondents supported the cut of seven police officers, all five councilmembers seemed to support the police […]

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