Tag Archives | Mayor Pro Tem Rick Wood


Mammoth Town Council: landfill, BID and marathon

In ten years, Mono County will have to find an alternative to Benton Crossing Landfill. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power doesn’t want to lease the land for that purpose after 2023. At the Mammoth Town Council meeting Wednesday night, Mayor Pro Tem Rick Wood said Town and County officials are talking about […]

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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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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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Three Mammoth Police Officers trying for Mono Sheriff jobs

Mammoth Police Chief Dan Watson has confirmed that three of his men have tested for positions with the Mono County Sheriff’s Office. Chief Watson said Mono County is “conducting background checks on three officers.” If these three men leave, Mammoth Police Department could lose a total of eight officers by July of 2013, leaving only […]

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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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So, what about the writ?

Mammoth’s Assistant Town Manager Marianna Marysheva-Martinez called it “an exciting night” – the passage of the Town’s budget Wednesay night on time and balanced.  What neither she nor anyone else addressed was the second half of the agenda item – what will the Town do in response to the court writ, due June 30th, that […]

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