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Bishop City Council responds to proposed fishing regulations

By Deb Murphy Joe Pecsi gave Bishop City Council a template to respond to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s new proposed fishing regulations, highlighting a lot of things wrong with those regs. A former Councilman and chair of the Inyo County Fish and Wildlife Commission, Pecsi followed F&W’s biologist Jim Erdman’s brief summary […]

 
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Grocery Outlet in Bishop gets approval for new sign

By Deb Murphy Practicality went head to head with Bishop City ordinances at Monday’s Council meeting; practicality, in this case Grocery Outlet’s 70-square foot sign on a 25-foot pylon at the corner of Hwy. 6 and Wye Road, won. The argument made by the corporation’s representative and local owners was obvious. The north end of […]

 
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Bishop City Council discusses Seibu Path

By Deb Murphy One thing nobody every taught us in Civics classes was how long and how entangled with red tape government projects actually are. Take for example, the City of Bishop’s Seibu to School Bike Path, included in Inyo County’s Collaborative Bikeways Plan in 2008. At Monday’s Bishop City Council’s meeting, the members had […]

 
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Bishop Council approves Silver Peaks land purchase

By Deb Murphy Monday’s Bishop City Council meeting started with Mayor Jim Ellis’ emotional announcement that former City Manager Jim Tatum had passed away over the weekend. He called for a moment of silence, but it will take more than a moment to fully understand that one of the really good guys is gone. Tatum […]

 
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Notes from Eastern Sierra meetings

By Deb Murphy Mono Board of Supervisors After Ron McMartin and Layton Peterson finished a bidding war on the Mono County-owned property at 71 Davison in Mammoth Lakes, the Mono Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to reject the market value bids, ending at $185,000, and pursue the three affordable housing proposals. McMartin told the Board […]

 
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Eastern Sierra Council of Governments information

By Deb Murphy Over the past two weeks, four Eastern Sierra entities took the first leery step to enable the Eastern Sierra Council of Governments to more actively tackle regional issues. The four, Bishop, Mammoth, Inyo and Mono, agreed to contribute up to $10,000 toward half of a Town of Mammoth Lakes’ staffer to provide […]

 
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Letter: Kudos to the Bishop City Council

From Stan Smith An Open Letter to the Bishop City Council: Hopefully putting politics and pressure to one side, the Bishop City Council voted 5-0 Monday evening (August 20, 2018) to deny the Chacon appeal of the City’s Planning Commission’s position to disapprove a proposed industrial warehouse on East Line Street, so they could gussy up their […]

 
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Bishop City Council takes action to revitalize downtown core

By Deb Murphy Bishop Associate Planner Elaine Kabala laid out the top ten potential paths toward filling downtown’s empty storefronts and re-energizing the corridor at Monday’s City Council meeting. The top ten were compiled from a community workshop held last month and listed in order of difficulty—with the low-hanging fruit at the top. Rather than […]

 
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