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Inyo County Supervisors Meeting | January 26, 2021 | Discuss COVID-19 Vaccinations

Ironically, Tuesday’s meeting of the Inyo County Board of Supervisors started with Water Department head Aaron Steinwand delivering the grim news that, at best, rainfall could hit just 60-percent of normal. By Wednesday morning, the Owens Valley sat under a thick blanket of snow and it’s still coming down. This is good news, for the […]

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Inyo Supervisors: progress on Animal Shelter, Blackrock workshop

As the organization ICARE continues to bring in donations, Inyo County officials are moving ahead with the planning, design and environmental phase of the new Animal Shelter project. Tuesday the Supervisors expect to receive an update on the project and to make decisions. The Planning Commission recommended approval of the environmental documents stating that the […]

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Inyo Supervisors: drought instructions, elected officials’ pay

Even with some recent snow, severe drought continues throughout California. At today’s Inyo Supervisors meeting, Water Department officials want direction from the Board on how to engage with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power on a list of water matters. Officials said that in addition to management of groundwater pumping, issues that may […]

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Inyo Supervisors: drought proclamation

At the heart of the Inyo Supervisors’ agenda today – a resolution that would officially declare a Local Drought Emergency. On the same note, the Water Department wants direction on how to work with the Department of Water and Power to develop drought plans. The drought proclamation is a three-page document listed as item 13 […]

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