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Mammoth Town Council says they will talk about budget and debt

When the Mammoth Town Council meets Wednesday, They will spend some more time on next fiscal year’s budget with talk on the Budget Reduction Plan presented last week. On an earlier issued proposed schedule of public meetings, the Town said the May 16th Council meeting would offer an update from the staff on pre-bankruptcy mediations […]

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Harvey pleads for accountability, change, and MLLA resolution

“What a mess.  A total mess.”  That’s what Mammoth Town Councilman Skip Harvey said of the situation in Mammoth after hearing the Assistant Town Manager explain a budget restructuring plan with $3 million more in proposed cuts and after hearing a dozen citizens make a plea to preserve funding of marketing.  Harvey fell short of […]

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Mammoth officials offer time for public talk over money crises

Town of Mammoth Lakes officials have continued to say they want to involve the public in discussions over government money problems, including the $43 million MLLA debt, but to many it doesn’t feel that way.  Starting this week, officials say they will try to change the dynamic of public communication. To start with, the Mammoth […]

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Mammoth’s financial crunch goes public

The Mammoth Lakes community learned very little new information on the grave state of the Town’s finances and dealings with the $42 million debt owed to MLLA when the Town Council met Wednesday night. Assistant Town Manager Marianna Marysheva-Martinez had told Sierra Wave Media that the Town suffers from chronic lack of revenue to meet […]

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Marysheva-Martinez applies for city manager job in Yakima

Marianna Marysheva-Martinez works for the Town of Mammoth Lakes under a contract.  As she says, her duties are limited in nature.  Once the issues are done, she said, the Town shouldn’t need her.  That’s why she has applied for a job in Yakima, Washington. Sierra Wave website commenters revealed an article from the Yakima Herald-Republic […]

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Single voice says open up the major debt dealings

Mammoth Town Councilman Skip Harvey voiced what many see as a solitary view at Wednesday night’s Town Council meeting when he said the Town Council needs to take responsibility for the MLLA debt and for being far more open with the public about the strategies dealing with the debt and the possible impacts of bankruptcy. […]

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Town of Mammoth issues answers to MLLA questions

Town of Mammoth officials have released their own list of frequently asked questions, and answers, about the $42 million court judgment debt against town government.  More was expected at Wednesday night’s Town Council meeting with discussion of these issues slated for 6pm. Frequently asked questions regarding the judgment awarded to Mammoth Lakes Land Acquisition (MLLA) […]

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MLLA letter and Town response

On Tuesday, February 7th, Jay Becker of Mammoth Lakes Land Acquisition emailed the following letter to Sierra Wave and other media.  Since then, Town of Mammoth officials have issued a press release and made statements about the Town’s intent to continue negotiations with MLLA.  That company, as we have reported, filed a petition with the […]

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