Archive - Aug 12, 2011
Following last weekâs heated meeting regarding the Bodie Hills and other national Wilderness Study Areas (WSA), the MT asked all five of the Mono County Supervisors to weigh in on the future of the process. Here is what they had to say, in their own words.
(Supervisor Larry Johnston left for vacation right after that meeting and was not available for comment by press deadline.)
Byng Hunt, District 1 (Mammoth):
A green light couldnât get more green.
The âMammoth Viewâ project, an innovative, 54-room hotel with 24 townhouses and 28 freestanding cabins, complete with a spa building, hot tubs and picnic areas, won a complete victory from the town this past week.
It will have a restaurant and bar, public art, walking areas for just anybody-old-who, and a trolley stop.
Itâll have a walkway in front, along Main Street, a reconfiguration of the stoplight at Main Street and Minaret Road, and bring in about a trillion billion gazillion dollars in transient occupancy tax.
So they say.
An estimated 520 cars entered the Crowley Lake Fish Camp to watch the Fourth of July Fireworks. The Town received $2,600 (20 percent of the $25 entrance fee), which ainât bad. But that wonât erase The JudgmentâŠ
Heads up! On Sept. 10, the Whitmore Pool closes for the season and this has been a darned short summer seasonâŠ
Mammoth Mountain recorded 1,293,341 skier visits for the 2010/11 season, just soâs you know. Darned long winter seasonâŠ