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Working to make downtown Bishop ‘vibrant’

By Deb Murphy Jake Rasmuson of Bishop Real Estate had the simple answer to Bishop’s downtown issues, reminiscent of “Field of Dreams”. “It’s the aesthetics. If downtown looks vibrant, people will come.” But the weightier question at last Friday’s workshop with Bishop Council members, staff, realtors and community members was “how do you get to […]

 
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Open house for Jim Tatum set for Sunday

CITY OF BISHOP PRESS RELEASE: Bishop’s City Administrator Jim Tatum has announced his intention to retire and is on leave pending his retirement date. Tatum, who has served as the City of Bishop City Administrator since August 25, 2014 has been instrumental in bringing leadership to the City of Bishop to achieve a list of […]

 
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Peter Tracy named to NIHD Board of Directors

News release Local attorney Peter Tracy was named to the Northern Inyo Healthcare District Board of Directors during a special meeting of the board Wednesday afternoon. Tracy, a long-time legal advisor, and counselor, was the only applicant to file for the recent Zone 1 vacancy. Tracy fills the board vacancy left by the July departure […]

 
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Community focuses on downtown Bishop

By Deb Murphy The issue of empty storefronts in Bishop’s downtown core has been a talking point since the city went through its economic development update to the General Plan in 2015. The level of concern and range of options to help fix the problem seemed to peak at Wednesday evening’s community meeting. “The turnout […]

 
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Bishop ready to embrace electric cars

By Deb Murphy The City of Bishop is taking a second, serious look at an electric car recharging station in the downtown corridor. Public Works Director Dave Grah highlighted potential sites at Monday’s City Council meeting and got the green light to bring in a consultant to work on location, size and design. With any […]

 
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Pat O’Neil named Acting Bishop Fire Chief

Press release In a joint statement issued by City Administrator Jim Tatum and Rural Fire Commission Chairman Mike Holland, they said “we are pleased to announce that Pat O’Neil has accepted the appointment as Acting Fire Chief to lead our great fire department pending completion of the recruitment of a permanent Chief.” O’Neil is a […]

 
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New parking restrictions under way in Bishop

News release City of Bishop Department of Public Works staff is installing new parking control signs in downtown Bishop. The new signs are being installed to implement the update of parking in downtown that was finalized last summer. The update also includes parking changes at the city parking lot on Sierra Street. Parking was updated to better serve customers […]

 
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Bishop residents must register for short-term rentals

News release Bishop residents who intend to provide short-term rentals have to register with the city by January 1st, 2018, according to an ordinance adopted by the City Council. To be in compliance with the city, hosts of short-term rentals — which include rentals of any portion of a dwelling for lodging for 30 days or less […]

 
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Bishop construction continuing this week

Press release Construction work is planned on City of Bishop streets during the week of 9 through 13 October. Work will be continuing on a project to construct new waterline on East Line Street between Hanby Avenue and First Street and work will be starting on a project to repave portions of May Street at […]

 
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