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City Council: TUT talk, TBID talk and Granicus

The City of Bishop Administrator calls it a proactive tax for the future. That’s the possible Transaction and Use Tax increase which would raise funds to handle delayed capital improvements and give the City of Bishop a more solid financial foundation. Administrator Keith Caldwell talked to the Inyo Supervisors about this potential tax increase and […]

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Inyo explores new way to deliver service

Since Inyo officials approved some $2 million in wage hikes that they can’t pay for next fiscal year, they are involved in what they call Service Redesign to save money and increase revenue. Consultant Frank Benest has led teams of department heads and officials from Inyo County, Mono County, City of Bishop, BLM, and the […]

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Water advice from City of Bishop

Public Works News Release – City of Bishop Conserving Precious Water Spring has arrived in Bishop and temperatures are up. The increased temperatures have brought increased water use. Water use is up earlier this year because of how little rain there has been. This is a good time to remember what can be done to […]

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Bishop’s Pine to Park Path

The City of Bishop Pine to Park Path project is expected to be constructed this spring. Recently, the city received federal approval to construct the almost $200,000 project. The project is funded by federal and state gas tax funds. The Pine to Park Path project will construct an approximate 1,000 foot long paved pedestrian and […]

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Two public hearings on city land for court site

Should the City of Bishop sell some of its land to the State to construct a new court building in Bishop? Citizens will have a chance to comment on that tonight at the City Council meeting and tomorrow night at a special meeting. Tonight’s regular meeting starts at 7pm with a recognition of Bishop as […]

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Inyo Supervisors: how to stay afloat

The disturbing news this fiscal year remains disturbing – Inyo County government will fall into a $1.8 million shortfall because of labor costs next fiscal year and double that the year beyond. In the somewhat strange world of government budgets, County Administrator Kevin Carunchio goes further to say that Inyo has a “structural deficit” that […]

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Symons Ambulance speaks to Bishop officials, agreement near

  After months of no communication and $13,000 due to the City of Bishop for dispatch service, Judd Symons of Symons Ambulance finally sat down with City officials, who were pleased to report than an agreement is very near and that ambulance service and dispatching will continue uninterrupted.  A press release issued by the City […]

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Crews to pave Wye Road

City of Bishop Public Works News Release Wye Road Paving Paving is expected next Monday and Tuesday on the City of Bishop’s Wye Road Intersection Improvements project. Impacts to traffic in the area of Wye Road and the Wye Road / Highway 6 intersection are expected to increase during the expected 2 days of paving. […]

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State looks at two Bishop sites for new court building

Last year, the State scratched Inyo County’s new and expensive court building project. Then they picked it up again but scaled it back. Now, apparently the State will go ahead with a $34 million building in Bishop. The State Public Works Board met last Friday to consider two properties in Bishop as possible sites for […]

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With the snow come scores of people in search of work and a place to live.

Influx of workers in search of rentals

Snow has started to cover the ski slopes, Mammoth Mountain had planned to open next week, and new employees want to rent a place to live for the season. This year, it seems like more rental activity, according to Mammoth Lakes Housing Director Jennifer Halferty. As usual, there are not enough rental units to satisfy […]

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Red’s claim ‘C’ championship

- City of Bishop press release The City of Bishop would like to congratulate the 2013 C league champions the Red’s. The Red’s had a season record of 3-7 proving that everyone has a shot at the championship. The championship game was on August 8 at 7:00 on field one at the Bishop City Park against Jackson’s ; […]

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