MAMMOTH TIMES EDITORIAL
"We were out of our league."
So said former Mammoth Lakes Town council member Kathy Cage, after learning the Town lost its appeal of the airport/Hot Creek decision last week.
â€śWe didnâ€™t have the expertise we needed to negotiate such high level agreements,â€ť she said.
Cageâ€™s assessment could all too easily be applied to far more than just the most recent airport embroilment.
The appeals courtâ€™s Dec. 30 decision that found the Town on the wrong side of a $30 million lawsuit is only the latest in a series of high-profile legal snafus.