Tag Archives | Town of Mammoth Lakes

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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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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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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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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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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Letter to the editor: First-time homebuyer program works

MLH First-Time Homebuyer Program Gives New Homeowners Hope Jamie and Natalie McLeod were hoping to make Mammoth Lakes their long-term home. After all, they have their first child on the way and what better place to raise a family than Mammoth Lakes? But with the current average home sales price around $600,000, they never thought […]

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Q&A on Mammoth departures

- Press release from Town of Mammoth Lakes Town Manager Marianna Marysheva-Martinez: TWO VALUABLE EMPLOYEES LEAVE THE TOWN OF MAMMOTH LAKES; THE TOWN IS DEVELOPING A TRANSITION PLAN: Mammoth Lakes, California, July 5, 2013 – The Town announced today that Ray Jarvis, the Public Works & Transportation Director, and Johnny Goetz, the Assistant Building Official, […]

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Goetz leaves Town of Mammoth

An employee of the Town of Mammoth Lakes who remained publicly positive through the painful, devastating job losses, restructuring and debt resolution has now decided to leave his job. Johnny Goetz, Assistant Building Official and head of the employees association since 2006, will go to Truckee with his family. Goetz was characteristically upbeat yet clearly […]

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July 4th Fireworks at Crowley Lake

- Press release from the Town of Mammoth Lakes: The Town of Mammoth Lakes has once again scheduled the annual Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular at Crowley Lake on Thursday, July 4, 2013. Funding for this year’s show is derived from the fiscal year 2012/13 Town budget. Town Council will be discussing funding for the […]

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