Mammoth looks for new commissioners; no more stipends

Mammoth has somewhat of a shortage in commissioners in the planning, recreation and transportation areas, and time is running out for candidates.

On July 31, three terms of office will become vacant on the Planning Commission; four terms will become vacant on the Recreation Commission, and two terms of office will become vacant on the newly formed Transportation Commission. 

These terms of appointment are for four years and expire on July 31, 2016.

Also expiring are the stipends the town paid for Planning and Recreation commissioners.

In the past, members of the planning commission received $200 a meeting, not to exceed $400 a month.

Recreation commissioners, received $75 a meeting, not to exceed $150 a month.

None of the commissioners received any insurance benefits.

One vacancy on the Recreation Commission is for an unexpired term, and that one appointment will expire on July 31, 2014.

The Planning Commission meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m. 

The Recreation Commission meets on the first Tuesday after the first Monday of each month at 2 p.m.

The Transportation Commission is a newly formed commission, combining the Airport and Mobility Commissions, and its schedule will be approved at its first meeting.

Interested parties should file an application with the Town Clerk on or before Friday, June 8, at 5 p.m. Application forms may be obtained from the Town Clerk at the Town Offices, Minaret Village Shopping Center; or by writing to P.O. Box 1609, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546, Attention: Town Clerk; or by phoning 760-934-8989, extension 267.