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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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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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Inyo Supervisors to express thanks to Sen. Berryhill

Inyo County press release The Inyo County Board of Supervisors today will consider approving a letter thanking Senator Tom Berryhill for his invaluable help in extending the time for piloting the Adventure Trails Program in Inyo County. Senator Berryhill sponsored SB 1345 to extend the provisions of the Adventure Trails Pilot Program through 2020. Under […]

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Inyo Supervisors solidify comments for Forest plan, DEIS

By Deb Murphy Inyo County planner Cathreen Richards delivered what must have seemed like her thousandth presentation on Inyo National Forest’s plan revision process at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors’ meeting. This presentation focused on the formal comments by the Board on the INF’s Environmental Impact Study and Draft Forest Plan to be submitted by the […]

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