Tag Archives | Town of Mammoth Lakes

Bishop TBID in the works

The Bishop City Council has approved a resolution that declares the City’s intent to set up the Bishop Tourism Improvement District. A public meeting and hearing will follow. Only lodging businesses would be assessed, and the money would be used to pay for marketing and sales promotion efforts for the assessed businesses. The Bishop Chamber […]

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Grand Jury says Mammoth Town Council went beyond Brown Act

Last year’s Mono Grand Jury received two citizen complaints that laid out accusations that the Town of Mammoth Lakes, the Town Council and staff “pursued a secret plan with Waste Connections Inc” to use money collected in trash bills to buy real property to expand the Solid Waste Transfer Station in the Industrial Park, including […]

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Shady Rest Park

Mammoth Lakes throwing a party!

- Town of Mammoth Lakes press release Step back in time to 1984 at Shady Rest Park this Friday, August 15, 2014 at the Town of Mammoth Lakes 30th Anniversary FREE Community Party. Festivities begin at 3:00 p.m. with a plethora of games and activities for all ages. The anniversary ceremony begins at 7:00 p.m. […]

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MLR formation committee to meet

The court of public opinion is still out somewhat on formation of the non-profit corporation called Mammoth Lakes Recreation. The Town Council supports it, and a formation committee continues to talk about preliminary issues. The formation of this public benefit corporation to deal with recreation projects is scheduled to get off the ground June 1st. […]

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John Hopp

TOT appeal denied by Town Council

In certain zones in the Town of Mammoth Lakes, overnight rentals are legal, but owners must pay Transient Occupancy Tax. In the case of one property owner, the Town Finance Staff said he had repeatedly rented his property on a nightly basis and failed to pay taxes owed. Wednesday night, John Hopp appealed the determination […]

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desertspringstroutfarm

Trout to the rescue

Desert Springs Trout Farm to Stock Trout in Mammoth Lakes this Year Fish farm to ensure another great fishing season in the Mammoth Lakes Basin Mammoth Lakes, Calif. (March 26, 2014) — As fishing opener nears, the latest angling news in the Eastern Sierra is that the Town of Mammoth Lakes and Mammoth Lakes Tourism […]

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Bishop Sunland Landfill 2011

Collaboration over trash?

In the Town of Mammoth Lakes, officials struggle with trash and garbage issues. The Department of Water and Power wants Mammoth’s dump on Benton Crossing Road to close in ten years and on top of that problem, the Town faces state-required recycling. Meanwhile, to the south, Inyo County struggles with budget issues. Could regional collaboration […]

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Mono Supervisors: help for pets in emergencies

In weather, fire or earthquake disasters that sometimes hit Mono County towns, many services come into play. However, the needs of animals during such stressful times have been left up to owners, who themselves may need protection. Now, the Mono Supervisors and Town of Mammoth Lakes will consider a free-of-charge contract with a non-profit group […]

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More icy fun

The Mammoth Ice Rink is an outdoor facility located in the Town of Mammoth Lakes offering public skating sessions, pick-up hockey, lessons and special events. The Mammoth Ice Rink is scheduled to open for the 2013/14 season on Friday, November 29, 2013. Get your skates on!  (TOML Press Release) Check out the Winter Schedule, Special Promotions, NEW Friday […]

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Consultant Bill Taylor worked on original Air Quality Plan as a Town planner.

Town Council adopts updated air plan

Twenty-some years ago, Mammoth Lakes used to choke through major air pollution in winter months. Wood-burning stoves and road cinders clouded the air and violated national and state air quality standards. The Town adopted an Air Quality Management Plan in 1990 and stayed within national standards four years later. With some state standard violations on […]

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

New Town Manager steps into challenges

In the Town of Mammoth Lakes, government moves on. When the Town Council meets Wednesday night, they will introduce their new Interim Town Manager Dan Holler, who comes to work for Mammoth after mostly undisclosed differences with his former City, Grass Valley. Holler worked as Grass Valley City Administrator for more than five years, which […]

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Town Manager on the rocks?

The Town of Mammoth Lakes has a history of come and go town managers. Usually reliable sources say it’s about to happen again. The public view of potential change depends on a citizen’s take on town government operations. Sources say the Town Council is considering ending their contract with Town Manager Marianna Marysheva-Martinez and hiring […]

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