Tag Archives | Inyo County Board of Supervisors

Cannabis consultant briefs Inyo Supervisors

By Deb Murphy David McPherson used to be in law enforcement. Today, he’s the Cannabis Compliance Director for Hinderliter, de Llamas and Associates, the consultant hired by Inyo County to help figure out how to navigate the weird, complex waters of California’s Prop. 64, legalizing recreational marijuana, and the volumes of enabling legislation still in […]

 
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Inyo County: Year in review

Press release In what is becoming a “holiday tradition” at the County of Inyo, department heads gave their annual year-in-review reports to the Board of Supervisors Tuesday, highlighting both accomplishments and challenges from the past 12 months. CAO Kevin Carunchio said the annual review serves as a great showcase of just how much the County […]

 
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Inyo Supervisors meeting update

By Deb Murphy Inyo County’s Board of Supervisors had an action-packed agenda last Tuesday. Here are some of the highlights: After a series of discussions on consultation protocol with the County’s Tribes, Inyo’s Planning Department came up with a process that met the needs of both the County and area reservations. The next step is […]

 
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Inyo Supervisors talk LADWP leases

By Deb Murphy The Inyo County Board of Supervisors broke from tradition at Tuesday’s meeting with a discussion of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s commercial leases. The Board opted to draft a letter to the department’s Board of Commissioners asking for lease transfers, reasonable evaluations if the City opts to sell the […]

 
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Inyo Supervisors discuss short-term rentals

By Deb Murphy Mammoth Lakes dealt with short-term rentals with Measure Z last year, maintaining a status quo where zoning determined where homes could be rented out to tourists. Now the issue has popped up in Inyo as a result of complaints, particularly in Aspendell, of short-term renters mucking up the community ethos. Planning Department’s […]

 
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Inyo Supervisors talk frog habitat impact

By Deb Murphy Inyo County’s Supervisors weren’t pleased with the Final Rule from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service identifying more than 1.8 million acres as critical habitat for endangered amphibians. While the rule is the end of the public process, the Planning Department staff was asked to draft a letter thanking the Service for […]

 
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Critical habitat rule before Inyo Supervisors

By Deb Murphy The final rule on critical habitat designations for three listed frogs and toads was issued in late August by the Federal Fish and Wildlife Service. Inyo County’s Planning Department will go over the details at today’s Board of Supervisors meeting. More than two million acres are included for protection of the Sierra […]

 
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CAO Kevin Carunchio

Inyo Supervisors approve budget

By Deb Murphy Inyo County’s 2016-17 budget is a done deal—approved with minor modifications by the Board of Supervisors at Tuesday’s meeting. The modifications included relegating $50,000 in a trust account, allocating $55,000 to match grant funds for Bishop Airport improvements and upping the amount to cover contingencies from $12,000 to $100,000. After a long […]

 
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