Tag Archives | Bishop Mayor Jim Ellis


North Inyo County Courthouse?

Bishop won’t be seeing a North County Courthouse soon, but the idea may be slowly coming out of the grave it sank into roughly five years ago. Inyo County’s Court Executive Officer Pam Foster gave the City Council an update on the Judicial Council of California’s plans for new courthouses. According to Foster, the Council […]

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Spotlight on domestic violence

Bishop Council Declares October “Domestic Violence Awareness Month” By Charles James At the request of the Wild Iris Family Counseling and Crisis Center, the Bishop City Council proclaimed October as “Domestic Violence Awareness Month” at its last regular meeting held on Monday, September 22. On hand to receive the proclamation from Mayor Ellis was Wild […]

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Buckingham donates $4,000 to Bishop groups

Bishop Mayor Jim Ellis confirmed what a letter lines out – Colonel David Buckingham, former candidate for Bishop City Administrator, has donated $4,000 to two Bishop groups. The City of Bishop and Colonel Buckingham had signed an agreement to pay him $38,000 for his losses that resulted from first his acceptance as city administrator and […]

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Bishop Mayor: “Too many unknowns”

Bishop Mayor Jim Ellis worked as a dispatcher for six years in the Bishop Police Department. So, he knows the value of that service, but he also knows that Symons Ambulance signed a contract for police dispatching and has the responsibility to pay for it and deal with it. The Bishop City Council gave Symons […]

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