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INYO SUPERVISORS HAVE A SPLIT VOTE

The Inyo Board of Supervisors was the first of four entities to vote on the Joint Powers Authority that would elevate the status of the Eastern Sierra Council of Governments. The Board approved the move with a rare 3-2 split following a discussion focusing on another “layer of government.” The switch to an Authority resulted […]

 
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Inyo Supervisors deal with short-term rentals, again

By Deb Murphy The unintended consequences of some Inyo County short-term rental ordinances came back to bite the Board of Supervisors at yesterday’s meeting. Now that the ordinances have been in place for more than a year, the Board and Planning Department will focus on options to fix those consequences. Planning Director Cathreen Richards ran […]

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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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Inyo Supes try to resolve dispute over permitting a storage facility in Wilkerson

By Deb Murphy Last Tuesday afternoon’s Inyo Board of Supervisors timed item was eerily familiar. A land owner needed a conditional use permit on his property, neighbors hated the proposed use and the Planning Commission passed on the issue. In late August, the Bishop City Council listened as East Line Street residents slammed a metal […]

 
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Judge Dean Stout with Supvrs Matt Kingsley, Jeff Griffiths and Mark Tillemans

Inyo Supervisors Griffiths, Tillemans, Kingsley sworn in (again)

Tuesday, at noon, January 3, over 60 family, friends, and county officials looked on, as Superior Court Judge Dean Stout gave the Oath of Office to reelected County District Supervisors Jeff Griffiths (2nd District), Mark Tillemans (4th District) and Matt Kingsley (5th District) inside the courthouse in Independence. All three supervisors easily won re-election to […]

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Inyo Supervisors consider comments to Forest Plan

By Deb Murphy Inyo County Supervisors hosted a three-plus hour session on the Inyo National Forest Plan Tuesday with a run-down by the Planning Department’s Cathreen Richards and INF Resource Planning Officer Leeann Murphy. The purpose of the presentation: comments from the Board to submit within the public comment period. The draft plan and Environmental […]

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