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Inyo Supervisors approve new trash rates

By Deb Murphy Inyo’s Board of Supervisors approved a new floor rate for commercial trash haulers at Tuesday’s meeting. Residential customers will be paying $30.15 a month to have their trash disappear weekly—a nearly 50-percent increase above the previous rate of $20.29. The floor rate is purported to be the base rate haulers can charge […]

 
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Good news for Bishop Airport, Inyo County

By Deb Murphy With Bishop Airport improvements completed, work groups formed and future plans itemized, the question remained: “if we build it, will people use it.” That piece fell into place with the Draft Phase 2 Traffic Study completed by Leigh/Fisher indicating “they probably will.” Inyo County Public Works Director Clint Quilter summarized the highlights […]

 
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More from Inyo Supervisors meeting

By Deb Murphy Inyo County’s Board of Supervisors dealt with a couple of sticky land use issues at Tuesday’s meeting: short-term rentals and how to deal with storage/shipping containers in residential areas. The former will be the subject of community outreach; the latter, possibly, with a modification to zoning ordinances and a no-cost route for […]

 
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Inyo Supervisors discuss Owens River Water Trail

By Deb Murphy The Owens River Water Trail generates impressive community support, opens up a stretch of river for recreation and water quality improvements, provides a unique and soothing experience but also comes with challenges. Those challenges were addressed at Tuesday’s Inyo County Board of Supervisors’ meeting. By the end of the hour-long discussion, the Board voted unanimously […]

 
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County employees take their case to the public

By Deb Murphy Members of an Inyo County employees union went back to the bargaining table Thursday in an attempt to break an apparent impasse in its year-long contract negotiations. Details of the negotiations have been publicized through a series of press releases, from both the union, The Inyo County Employees Association, Local 315 of […]

 
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Inyo Supervisors to meet with LADWP staff Friday

By Deb Murphy The Inyo County Board of Supervisors will be holding a special workshop with Los Angeles Department of Water and Power staff this Friday. The purpose: coordinate preparations and emergency services for the impending epic spring runoff. Judging from comments at Tuesday’s regular Board meeting, there seems to be a disconnect between the […]

 
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Inyo County decides on CalPERS payments

Inyo County press release The Inyo County Board of Supervisors took proactive steps Tuesday to address major, unavoidable employee cost increases that will confront the County in coming years. The Board voted to select a 20-year amortization plan offered by CalPERS, the State of California’s manager of its employee pension and health benefits, in order […]

 
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Inyo Supervisors receive marijuana tutorial

By Deb Murphy One thing was clear after the public comment period at the Planning Department’s presentation on upcoming community outreach meetings on marijuana operations during Tuesday’s Inyo County Board of Supervisors’ meeting: the industry has come a long way from growin’ your own under bright lights in a bathroom. Reginald Cook, a medical marijuana […]

 
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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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