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Mono Board faces recommended layoffs

Last week, the Inyo Supervisors approved their new budget of some $88 million with no layoffs. They did accept early retirements and cut positions unfilled. The Inyo CAO fully admits big problems will go on in the future. The Mono Supervisors face approval of their budget Tuesday with the potential for nine layoffs from the Sheriff’s […]

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Mono Supervisors face budget realities

This week, the Mono Supervisors will work on the new fiscal year budget. They scheduled a special meeting for a Budget Workshop today at 9am in Bridgeport. Their regular agenda Tuesday calls for a vote on the recommended, but not final, 2014-2015 budget. The Supervisors also have a three-hour Budget Workshop agendized for Tuesday, and […]

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Mono County continues to search for budget solutions

All of the government agencies in Inyo-Mono have budget problems. The recession hurt revenue and continues to hurt. In Mammoth’s case it was also the big lawsuit pay-off. Problems common to all are drops in property taxes and other taxes. More than one local government has talked about a “structural deficit” that means ongoing budget […]

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Mono Supervisors: TOT and other taxes

When is a bad business impact bad enough to get tax relief? The Mono Supervisors will ponder that question this week. In November, the Mono Board turned down an appeal from the Yosemite Gateway Motel in search of a payment plan and no penalties for Transient Occupancy Tax. Now, the Board will look at an […]

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