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MLR Formation Committee Chair, Danna Stroud

MLR moves ahead

Officials described their support of the non-profit organization called Mammoth Lakes Recreation as part of a continuation of long-discussed recreation issues in Mammoth. This time, many said, they think MLR will actually make better recreation facilities and projects happen. The Town Council voted unanimously to approve a funding scenario for MLR and continue with the […]

 
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Wood will not run, Cage considering it

With five people who have pulled papers to possibly run for Mammoth Town Council, talk continues of still more potential candidates, and another  long time council member has decided not to run again. Mayor Rick Wood had earlier said he would take time to consider a run for re-election and that it was an important […]

 
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Mammoth Town Manager Dan Holler Photo courtesy of www.union.com

Interim goes to permanent

Without the drama and speculation of many past Town Manager appointments, the Mammoth Town Council recently and unanimously approved Interim Town Manager Dan Holler as the permanent guy. Several commented on how easy it was to negotiate a contract with Mr. Holler at a salary savings over the previous manager. Town Attorney Andy Morris said […]

 
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Mammoth Town Council: how about the guy we’ve got?

Apparently the Mammoth Town Council has kind of decided they like the guy they already have to stay on as permanent Town Manager. They will put together a contract for now Interim Town Manager Dan Holler and discuss it publicly February 19th. The Council had debated, delayed and disagreed over hiring a consultant to recruit […]

 
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Town of Mammoth: candidate comes forward

The last election on the Mammoth Town Council came at a time when Town Government looked bleak and burdensome. Two candidates ran for two spots. No one else wanted to step forward in a painful situation. This time around, three seats are up for election and things look better. One candidate has already declared. Nomination […]

 
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Council says “slap in the face” from BOS

Members of the Mammoth Town Council said it felt like a “slap in the face” when the Mono Supervisors declined to directly contribute to Fourth of July events at Crowley Lake. Councilman John Eastman pointed to the letter that came from Mono County Administrator Jim Leddy that said the Supervisors were willing to consider the […]

 
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Waiting for the snow

The town of Mammoth Lakes and Mammoth Mountain Ski Area (MMSA) held their Regular Liaison Committee Meeting on Monday, January 13, 2014. The meeting took place in the boardroom at Main Lodge with Mammoth Mountain CEO Rusty Gregory sitting at the head of the table.  The attendees also included Ron Cohen (MMSA’s Director of Governmental […]

 
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Mammoth Town Council ponders help from consultant

Whether to rely on a consultant or not is the puzzler members of the Mammoth Town Council face in their move to hire a permanent Town Manager. Wednesday night they will consider hiring a consultant to help them, but they may not. At past meetings, council members had different views of how to proceed with […]

 
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Ski Area and Town talk low snow, town issues

The anxious consideration of the word “drought” trumps most all other news stories in the Eastern Sierra. It will catch all of the attention when the Mammoth Mountain/ Town of Mammoth Liaison Committee meets Monday. In a ski town, no one much wants to talk about the obvious, but has to eventually. The impact of […]

 
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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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Finance Manager Cyndi Myrold

Mammoth Town Council accepts surplus

Wondering how they could avoid mid-year bleak financial pictures when in fact the Town budget ends up rosy, the Mammoth Town Council voted unanimously recently to accept a pre-audit financial report for last fiscal year and to allocate the nearly $2 million of unspent revenue. Mayor Rick Wood said he was frustrated that the Council […]

 
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