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Letter: Mammoth and ‘mrf’

Letter submitted by Lisa Isaacs: July 22, 2013 Mammoth Lakes Community Members: First, my apologies if you receive this note more than once. I’m using several lists to ensure it’s widespread among those who may be interested in this immediate plan to build and operate a regional waste processing facility in Mammoth. I also apologize […]

 
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Some officials complain about budget shortfall

Citizens and members of the Town Council expressed frustration at the fact that next fiscal year’s budget is some $562,000 short. Town Manager Marianna Marysheva-Martinez said the shortfall is not an emergency and that Town Staff needs credit for what they have done in the past couple of years. Martinez had sent out the word […]

 
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New Trails End Park Playground in Mammoth will open

CELEBRATE THE OPENING OF THE NEW TRAILS END PARK PLAYGROUND Mammoth Lakes, CA – The new Trails End Park Playground will officially open to the public on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Celebrate the opening of this new public amenity with members of Town Council, Recreation Commission, the Town Manager, Town staff, and […]

 
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Huge crowds for Mammoth holiday

The doomsday talk of earlier Town Council meetings for now lies under a huge blanket of snow and the fact that tourists have packed the town for the holidays. When the Town Council met earlier to vote in their government restructuring plan, they each debated what kind of year Mammoth would have in terms of […]

 
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LA looks at tax hikes, what about Mammoth?

While the Town of Mammoth Lakes struggles over a kind of surgical reduction of its government structure, the city of most of Mammoth’s customers – Los Angeles – prepares four possible tax hike measures for the March ballot. After Town of Mammoth officials called for severe cuts in the police department and other employee and […]

 
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Police Chief works on report on impacts

As the storm of opinion swirls around Mammoth Lakes and the Town Council proposes to cut seven police officers, Police Chief Dan Watson has made his beliefs known but has not said too much.  He has prepared a report which may come up at Thursday night’s Town Council meeting. At the beginning of October, Chief […]

 
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Police Lt. takes issue with Mayor’s comments

As the very tense issue over proposed cuts of nearly half of the Mammoth Police force continues to unfold, Mammoth’s Police Lieutenant has taken issue with a statement made by the Mayor over a potential reserve or volunteer police program.  The Mayor apologized for his “misinterpretation.” When Sierra Wave Media contacted Lieutenant John Mair about […]

 
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Mammoth Mayor says may be bankruptcy news “soon”

Before going into yet another special meeting closed session Tuesday night on matters of bankruptcy, Mammoth’s Mayor Matthew Lehman said that the Town Council may have something to report soon. On Tuesday, Mayor Lehman said he could not comment on the debt negotiations but said, “I hope to have something to report Wednesday or sooner.” […]

 
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Rough year for bears

The lack of snow this year has and will take a toll on humans, animals, plants and birds.  For Mammoth Lakes, its famous bears will have a tough time and humans need to be aware of the animals’ plight. Mammoth’s Wildlife Specialist Steve Searles talked to the Town Council about the bears recently.  He told […]

 
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Part of Hot Creek development agreement under discussion

Another detail from the Airport lawsuit situation – the development agreement signed back in 1997 is still in effect.  According to Mammoth Financial Consultant Marianna Marysheva-Martinez, the development agreement itself expires in 2017.  She said only part of the development agreement was transferred to Mammoth Lakes Land Acquisition. Terry Ballas holds the rest and is […]

 
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Mammoth Town Council passes interim budget

The Mammoth Town Council voted on an interim budget Wednesday night.  They managed to balance it even with a $2.7 million shortfall.  The balancing act is built on concessions from employee unions, elimination of some positions, a reduction in projects, use of tax measure money, and reduction of contracts.  Now, the Council faces the $41 […]

 
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