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Mono Board faces recommended layoffs

Last week, the Inyo Supervisors approved their new budget of some $88 million with no layoffs. They did accept early retirements and cut positions unfilled. The Inyo CAO fully admits big problems will go on in the future. The Mono Supervisors face approval of their budget Tuesday with the potential for nine layoffs from the Sheriff’s […]

 
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Counter-offer pending in Boulaalam case

Attorney Allen Berrey, who represents a man who was stopped and searched by Mono Sheriff’s officers last year, tried to explain that case to the Mono Supervisors this week in public comment. A closed session on the case was scheduled for the Board and their lawyers. Attorney Berrey now awaits word on the Board’s decision […]

 
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Mono Supervisors face budget realities

This week, the Mono Supervisors will work on the new fiscal year budget. They scheduled a special meeting for a Budget Workshop today at 9am in Bridgeport. Their regular agenda Tuesday calls for a vote on the recommended, but not final, 2014-2015 budget. The Supervisors also have a three-hour Budget Workshop agendized for Tuesday, and […]

 
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Mono Supervisors: CHP HQ, HERO program

Last week the Mammoth Town Council wanted to know if CHP headquarters in Bridgeport could be moved to Mammoth. The CHP Lieutenant said it was doubtful. This week, the Mono Supervisors will likely approve a letter to the CHP Commissioner encouraging retention of the CHP office in Bridgeport. The letter will also suggest that the […]

 
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Wordsmithing politics

What seems simple to many has become a complex game of words in Mono County – how to tell employees and officials not to politick on the job. After a confusing conversation last week, the Mono Supervisors will bring back the issue next month. In January, the Mono County Counsel made it clear that County […]

 
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Mono Supervisors: open Tioga Pass?

One possibly good point about the severe lack of snow this year, Caltrans could open Highway 120, Tioga Pass much earlier than usual, maybe even right now. The Mono County Local Transportation Commission wrote a letter to Caltrans and Yosemite National Park with that request. The Mono Supervisors planned to talk about that at their […]

 
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County response to Mammoth “slap in the face”

Recently some Mammoth Town Council members were personally offended and made reference to “lobotomies in Bridgeport” and “a slap in the face” when Mono Supervisors asked the Town to apply for a community grant for Fourth of July expenses. Council members seemed to feel the Supervisors should okay the $5,000 request for an event which […]

 
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Inyo-Mono Supervisors: grant money, zoning and Mammoth meetings

At the Inyo Supervisors meeting today, issues of a grant, legal fees and zoning for internet antennas were slated for discussion and possible action. Inyo Board agenda – http://www.inyocounty.us/Board_of_Supervisors/Agenda/2014-01-07.pdf Mono Board agenda –http://www.monocounty.ca.gov/sites/default/files/fileattachments/board_of_supervisors/calendar_event/2291/01_jan_7_2014_agenda_only.pdf The grant amounts to $600,000 from the US Environmental Protection Agency. Inyo and other counties would participate. According to officials, assessments have been […]

 
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Mono Supervisors deny TOT appeal

Owners of the Yosemite Gateway Motel in Lee Vining had asked the Mono Supervisors to waive penalties and allow a payment plan for their third and fourth quarter transient occupancy tax payments due to hardships created by the Rim Fire and closure of Highway 120. Motel owners Tim and Kim Traynor said the fire and […]

 
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Mono Supervisors: CDFW pay up, TOT appeal

For whatever reason, the Department of Fish and Wildlife has failed to pay Mono County what is known as Payments In Lieu of Taxes for the past eleven years. Mono Finance Director Leslie Chapman says the State owes Mono nearly $646,000. The Mono Board of Supervisors planned to deal with this issue today. Payments In […]

 
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