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Town of Mammoth and MLLA: mediation talks continue

“A chance for settlement.” That’s what Mammoth’s Assistant Town Manager said about mediation talks between the Town and Mammoth Lakes Land acquisition. Marianna Marysheva-Martinez said the court-ordered mediation talks Monday and Tuesday will now continue into Thursday (today). She called this a positive development. The details and nature of talks remain confidential. At stake – […]

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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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Mammoth lays off airport director

Mammoth Lakes pundits speculate that the Town continues to take steps toward bankruptcy as the June 30 court-imposed deadline to pay the $43 million lawsuit judgment approaches. The court writ demands payment in full or a 10-year plan. The latest moves, aimed at further streamlining town expenses, in the face of budget problems and debt, […]

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Marysheva-Martinez will stay in Mammoth Lakes

Last week news surfaced that Mammoth’s Assistant Town Manager Marianna Marysheva-Martinez had applied for the City Manager job in Yakima, Washington.  This week, she withdrew that application and signed an additional year’s contract with the Town of Mammoth Lakes. A press release issued by the Town says Martinez has “demonstrated her abilities and capacities to […]

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Mammoth Town Council: closed session on MLLA and on employee wage mediation

Even as phone service and internet service remained iffy on Monday, Mammoth Town officials used their cell phones to pull together information so they could start mediation with creditors this week, and that includes Town employee groups but not Mammoth Lakes Land Acquisition. Less than a week after Councilman Skip Harvey called for open meetings […]

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Town government braces for shortfall

Forecasts for Town of Mammoth finances ride the same wave as weather forecasts – dry and partly cloudy.  Even as Mammoth Mountain’s CEO confirmed a revenue shortfall of 30% and pay cuts for workers, Town Manager Dave Wilbrecht also confirmed that he and others are watching developments carefully, know a revenue shortfall will come and […]

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