Tag Archives | Supervisor Tim Alpers


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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June Mountain stays open

At a meeting of the June Lake Community Advisory Committee, Mammoth Mountain Ski Area officials said what the town wanted to hear – they will keep June Mountain Ski Area open in spite of the miserably low snowfall. Mammoth Mountain Chief Operating Officer Greg Dallas and Chief Administrative Officer Ron Cohen personally went to the […]

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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 consider letter to Feinstein

Although Mono officials remain uncertain about the impacts of major changes in Mammoth Mountain operations and leadership, they will consider a letter to Senator Dianne Feinstein to gain continued support for June Mountain and a regional concept. After Mammoth Mountain CEO Rusty Gregory’s statements that he will no longer operate the Ski Area in a […]

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Tioga Pass anticipated open May 11

First reports indicated that the National Park Service would not be able to open Tioga Pass Road before Memorial Day because the so-called Sequestration budget cuts in Washington, D.C. took $2.4 million out of the Yosemite National Park budget. Mono Supervisors went to work to press for an earlier opening. Word came out Friday that […]

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Mono Supervisors: June Mountain, finance director and fish

In Bridgeport Tuesday, the Mono Supervisors officially hired a new Finance Director, heard more comments on June Mountain and voted to spend more money on fish. Inyo County Auditor-Controller Leslie Chapman was there when the Mono Board considered a contract to hire her as Finance Director, and they voted to approve a two-year contract. A […]

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Alpers works to open Tioga by Memorial Day

The so-called sequestration in Washington, D.C. made across the board cuts in many services because the two parties could not agree on a budget plan. Mono Supervisor Tim Alpers said that policy cut $2.4 million out of the Yosemite National Park Budget. As a result, Yosemite officials said they would not start clearing Tioga Pass […]

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Rusty Gregory lays out plans for June Mountain

Mono Supervisor Chair Byng Hunt laid out the ground rules at Tuesday’s Board meeting in Bridgeport with Mammoth Mountain CEO Rusty Gregory and a room full of people from June Lake. Hunt said officials wanted to hear about the re-opening of June Mountain but also about the revitalization of the community. Hunt also said there […]

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Three vacancies at the top in Mono County

As of February 5th, Mono County government will have lost three top management people. The Finance Director recently relocated, the County Administrator will go to a job in Sutter County and Director of Facilities and Risk Management, Rita Sherman, will retire. Mono Supervisors will interview applicants for Finance Director in February, and they thought they […]

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