Tag Archives | Jo Bacon


MLTC: the new arrive, the old maintain power

The glamour part of running for Mammoth Town Council has ended, and the grinding work has begun. When the Council met, they certified election results, administered the oath of office to the three new councilmen, and chose a new Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem. But before the new came in, the old departed with no lack […]

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MLR meeting

The now-formed Mammoth Lakes Recreation organization planned to hold a Board meeting this afternoon at 3pm at the Mammoth Lakes Tourism Conference Room, 2510 Main Street. The Board includes President Danna Stroud, Secretaary Rick Wood, Treasurer Jo Bacon, John Armstrong, Colin Fernie, Teri Stehlik, Elizabeth Truax and John Urdi. The agenda includes review of the […]

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Council votes 3 to 2 for pay raise

Mammoth Town Council members held their ground on their views of a pay raise for the Council. Their not so fabulous pay of $300 per month is set in Government Code but does allow a 5% increase annually. The Council never did vote in those raises for the past 29 years. On a 3 to […]

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Mammoth Town Council: water, pay raise, and e-smokes

To start off the Mammoth Town Council meeting tonight, Mammoth Community Water District General Manager Pat Hayes will make a presentation on water conservation efforts. Even with the late snowfall, water supplies remain low. Hayes will be followed by two public hearings – one on the Zoning Code update and the other on a Community […]

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Mammoth Town Council delays town manager selection

After interviews of four consulting firms that would help recruit a new permanent Town Manager, the Mammoth Town Council remained mostly convinced of their original views on the subject. In the end, they decided to put off any decision until January 15th. Council member Jo Bacon said that the interviews solidified for her that the […]

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Town Council: new bank officer, amnesty for business tax and TBID appeals

UPDATE: 9-5 FROM MAYOR RICK WOOD – “Council accepted MMM resignation effective 09-06.  Vote was 4-0 with Jo Bacon absent.  We have initiated a search for an experienced interim.” ********************************************* At Wednesday night’s Town Council meeting, one citizen stood up to express her bad feelings about how the Council has handled the apparent ouster of […]

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MLPD 3-23-10

Police officers hire lawyer, raise contract issues

The Town of Mammoth has been plagued with the breach of contract lawsuit that ended in a debt payment of $29.5 million over 23 years.  Now, Mammoth Police Officers have pointed to what they say is another possible breach of contract that could end up in court.  In a letter from their lawyer, the police […]

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Mammoth lays off airport director

Mammoth Lakes pundits speculate that the Town continues to take steps toward bankruptcy as the June 30 court-imposed deadline to pay the $43 million lawsuit judgment approaches. The court writ demands payment in full or a 10-year plan. The latest moves, aimed at further streamlining town expenses, in the face of budget problems and debt, […]

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No race for Mammoth Town Council seats

No big crowds have rushed forward to sit on the Mammoth Town Council.  Only two candidates filed for two seats available in the June election.  The Town Council will consider a direct appointment of the candidates when they meet March 21st. Faced with the enormous $42 million lawsuit judgment debt and ongoing town budget problems, […]

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Mammoth Town Council election

In June, two seats on the Mammoth Town Council will go up for election.  Nomination papers will become available through the Town Clerk starting February 13th.  The seats that will open up are currently held by Jo Bacon and Skip Harvey.  Here is the news release from the Town Clerk on the upcoming election: A […]

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