Tag Archives | Town Manager Dan Holler

Al Davis

New police chief selected for Mammoth Lakes

– Town of Mammoth Lakes press release Town Manager Dan Holler is in the process of hiring a new Police Chief for Mammoth Lakes. Holler is finalizing employment negotiations and background checks with Allen L. Davis (Al) to fill the Chief position. Mr. Davis is currently a Commander with the City of Ventura Police Department, […]

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MLPD chief recruitment underway

After some reported pressure from the Town Council, Town Manager Dan Holler has moved ahead with recruitment of a new Police Chief. Chief Dan Watson had much earlier announced he would retire at the end of December. Holler said he was working on a process and a recruitment brochure. He said he believes three months […]

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Mammoth Police Chief Dan Watson

Mammoth Police Chief will retire

Before Mammoth Police Chief Dan Watson’s arrival four years ago as Interim Chief, the Police Department had been plagued with a grand jury investigation, court incidents and bad publicity generally. When Watson was appointed as permanent Chief 7 months later in 2011, things had changed. The officers and the community responded to Watson’s professional and […]

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Town Council: stoves, budget and fees

The Mammoth Town Council meets tonight. They will start off their meeting with a closed session at 5:30 with their attorney to discuss anticipated litigation. There is no public information on what this might be. The regular meeting will start at 6pm. A Council presentation starts off the agenda. The Council will recognize Bipin Morari, […]

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Nancy Mahannah, Mono Health

Council to include e-cigarettes in tobacco restrictions

What sounded like a good thing at first, has turned into a warning from health officials. Electronic or e-cigarettes are now thought to actually encourage smoking instead of help to stop the habit. The Town of Mammoth joined with many other cities in a vote to include e-cigarettes in the Town’s tobacco restriction ordinance. Where […]

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Salary increase for Town Council

With an argument that they have excluded the less wealthy in Mammoth Lakes from a seat on the Town Council, a majority of members voted to proceed to raise the $300 per month pay to the Government Code allowed $735. Town Manager Dan Holler said he and the staff have had questions about the Council […]

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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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Police car on hold

Mammoth Police Chief Dan Watson told the Town Council recently that his current fleet of patrol cars is “dismal.” The Town’s vehicle replacement fund had been used to pay bankruptcy lawyers in recent years. Chief Watson said it was time for a replacement vehicle. Watson said he has managed patrol fleets for many years. He […]

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Whistler’s happy tune

When they recently traveled to Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort, Town of Mammoth officials learned that Whistler has a big village, highly developed events and incentives for developers. Things to think about in Mammoth Lakes. Councilmen John Eastman and Matthew Lehman flew to Whistler with Town Manager Dan Holler. Eastman made it clear that Mammoth “won’t […]

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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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