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Bishop City Council approves value statement

By Deb Murphy The Bishop City Council unanimously approved a value statement, one that applauds the city’s diversity without spelling out specific diverse groups. The effort started back in February when Steven Muchovej and approximately 20 other speakers provided examples of what could be described as hate speech toward those who were “different.” While everyone […]

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Report from Bishop City Council meeting

By Deb Murphy Following a presentation on the City of Bishop’s value statement workshop and public comment, Mayor Jim Pecsi pointed out four of the five councilmembers preferred a more general statement as he passed the value baton to the original subcommittee at Monday’s Council meeting. After a rocky start, the Council embraced the concept […]

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Bishop schedules workshop on value statement

By Deb Murphy Two city councilmembers, Jim Tatum, Bishop’s administrator, and value statement advocate Steve Muchovej “couldn’t get off the dime” during their meeting to craft a value statement for the city according to Tatum. The meeting was set up following the City Council’s March 13 session where more than two dozen speakers expressed the […]

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