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Workshop set for revitalizing downtown Bishop

Press release The City of Bishop will be hosting a community workshop on May 3rd at 6:30 pm at the Home Economics Building at the Tri-County Fairgrounds. The workshop will focus on gathering public input and ideas for revitalizing downtown Bishop, increasing housing options, and streamlining the Municipal Code to incentivize commercial activity. The workshop […]

 
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Bishop workshop on short-term rentals

Press releases On Monday, April 24th, the Bishop City Council will hold a public workshop during the regular City Council meeting to garner public input on drafting regulations to allow for short-term rentals in Bishop City limits. In the past several years, websites such as Airbnb and VRBO have increased the number of people renting out their […]

 
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‘Unified Command’ formed for flood preparedness

  Press release Record high snowpack in the Sierra this winter has prompted Inyo County allied agencies to form a Unified Command for preemptive flood preparedness.   CalTRANS, Southern California Edison, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Tribal Administrators, City of Bishop, Inyo County, and other local and […]

 
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Bishop schedules workshop on value statement

By Deb Murphy Two city councilmembers, Jim Tatum, Bishop’s administrator, and value statement advocate Steve Muchovej “couldn’t get off the dime” during their meeting to craft a value statement for the city according to Tatum. The meeting was set up following the City Council’s March 13 session where more than two dozen speakers expressed the […]

 
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‘Granny flat’ ordinance approved by Bishop Planning Commission

By Deb Murphy An amendment to Bishop’s Municipal Code allowing granny flats, or Accessory Dwelling Units, in residential zones is headed to City Council. The change is in response to state legislation signed by Governor Jerry Brown last fall as a measure to reduce the state’s affordable housing shortage. City Planning Associate Elaine Kabala presented […]

 
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Bishop to hold Second Annual Town Hall Meeting

Press release Bishop, California – The Bishop City Council will host the Second Annual Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 starting at 5:30p.m. in the Tallman Pavilion located on the grounds of the Tri-County Fair. The Second Annual Town Hall meeting is intended to follow-up on last year’s inaugural Town Hall meeting, which focused on […]

 
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Inyo, Bishop consolidate building permitting

Press release Earlier this year Inyo County and the City of Bishop consolidated the building permit staff for each agency at one location at Bishop City Hall. The consolidation was done to improve service and reduce cost. Inyo County’s Building and Safety staff are now based in the Public Works Office at Bishop City Hall, […]

 
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