City of Bishop: Notice of Vacancy

NOTICE OF VACANCY

CITY OF BISHOP
WATER AND SEWER COMMISSION

PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54974, notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Bishop announces an unscheduled vacancy on the Water and Sewer Commission. This appointment will be in effect until the end of the term on November 8, 2018. All interested persons interested in serving on this City Commission may contact Bishop City Hall, 377 West Line Street, Bishop, (760) 873-5863.

Applications and descriptions of duties and responsibilities of the commission are available at City Hall and on the City’s website at http://www.cityofbishop.com Applications will be accepted until the close of business at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 23, 2017.

Publish: 6/3/17, 6/10/17, 6/17/17

Caltrans: Construction Advisories

CONSTRUCTION ADVISORY

CALTRANS TO BEGIN RESURFACING PROJECT ON US 395 IN MONO COUNTY
Mono County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is preparing to begin a highway resurfacing project on US 395 from Eastside Lane in Walker, CA to the Nevada Stateline in Mono County.

The project consists of cold in-place recycling, cold plaining existing pavement, hot mix asphalt paving, guardrail replacement, rumble stripping, and restriping traffic lanes.

Work is scheduled to begin June 12, 2017, and to be completed in October 2017.

Traffic will be directed on US 395 with one-way reversing lane closures on the north and south bound lanes: Monday through Thursday from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Friday 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Expected traffic delays will be up to 20 minutes with the most impact to travelers during the week of June 26, 2017.

This $10.7 million project has been awarded to Road and Highway Builders, LLC of Reno, NV.

Work is scheduled to begin as listed, but is subject to change due to traffic incidents, weather, availability of equipment and/or materials and construction related issues.


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CALTRANS TO BEGIN SCRUB SEAL AND STRIPPING PROJECT ON STATE ROUTE 158 IN MONO COUNTY

Mono County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is preparing to begin a highway chip seal and stripping project on State Route (SR) 158 from the south junction of US 395 to the Southern California Edison Hydro Plant in June Lake, CA in Mono County.

The project consists of placing scrub seal on the roads surface and restriping traffic lanes. Work is scheduled to begin June 19, 2017, and to be completed on June 30, 2017.

Traffic will be directed daily on SR 158 from US 395 to the Southern California Edison Hydro Plan using reverse traffic control with flaggers and a pilot car: Monday through Thursday from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Expected traffic delays will be up to 20 minutes with the most impact to travelers during the week of June 26, 2017.

This $1.7 million project has been awarded to American Pavement Systems, Inc. of Modesto, CA.

 Work is scheduled to begin as listed, but is subject to change due to traffic incidents, weather, availability of equipment and/or materials and construction related issues.


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CALTRANS TO RESUME WORK AFTER WINTER SUSPENSION ON US 395 IN MONO COUNTY

Mono County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is preparing to resume a highway resurfacing project on US 395 from State Route (SR) 270 to 0.1 mile south of Jack Sawyer Road near Bridgeport, CA in Mono County.

The project will remove the existing pavement, replace with a new asphalt surface, replace guardrail and restripe traffic lanes. Work is scheduled to resume after winter suspension on June 19, 2017, and be completed in late July 2017.

Traffic will be directed daily on US 395 from SR 270 to 0.1 mile south of Jack Sawyer Road using reverse traffic control with flaggers and pilot car: Monday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Expected traffic delays will be up to 20 minutes.

This $4.4 million project has been awarded to Herback General Engineering of Minden, NV.

Work is scheduled to begin as listed, but is subject to change due to traffic incidents, weather, availability of equipment and/or materials and construction related issues.


#  CONSTRUCTION ADVISORY

CALTRANS TO BEGIN SCRUB SEAL AND STRIPING PROJECT ON STATE ROUTE 158 IN MONO COUNTY

Mono County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is preparing to begin a highway chip seal and stripping project on State Route (SR) 158 from the south junction of US 395 to the Southern California Edison Hydro Plant in June Lake, CA in Mono County.

The project consists of placing scrub seal on the roads surface and restriping traffic lanes.

Work is scheduled to begin June 19, 2017, and to be completed on June 30, 2017.

Traffic will be directed daily on SR 158 from US 395 to the Southern California Edison Hydro Plan using reverse traffic control with flaggers and a pilot car: Monday through Thursday from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Expected traffic delays will be up to 20 minutes with the most impact to travelers during the week of June 26, 2017.

This $1.7 million project has been awarded to American Pavement Systems, Inc. of Modesto, CA.

Work is scheduled to begin as listed, but is subject to change due to traffic incidents, weather, availability of equipment and/or materials and construction related issues.

#  State Route 108 to Open Today at 2 p.m.

Bishop – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to notify the traveling public that State Route (SR) 108 over Sonora Pass is scheduled to open today at 2 p.m. Snow and debris have been removed and work to ensure the traveling public’s safety is finishing up.

The State Route opening is dependent on favorable weather. If the area is impacted by inclement weather Caltrans may have to re-close the highway.

Caltrans would like to also remind travelers of the truck restrictions recently enacted on SR 108 and advise big rig drivers to continue to use an alternate route.

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For the latest road condition information call the Caltrans Road Condition Hotline at 1-800- 427-ROAD (7623). Real time conditions are also available online and for mobile phones at http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov. Changeable Massage signs have information regarding pass closures and road conditions.

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For the safety of workers and other motorists, please Be Work Zone Alert. www.dot.ca.gov

UCCE Master Food Preservers: Fermentation of Foods

The UCCE Master Food Preservers of Inyo and Mono Counties are hosting a workshop to teach people how to ferment food in Mammoth at the Mammoth Community Center. It would be great if you could help us get the word out to the Mammoth Community and the surrounding areas including Bishop by posting the information about our workshop below on Blogging Bishop:

Have you ever wanted to learn how to preserve foods with Fermentation? Come to our workshop and let us teach you how! The UCCE Master Food Preservers of Inyo and Mono Counties will teach you how to ferment kvass, white kimchi, pickles and sourdough starter. You will learn what ingredients are added and you will leave the workshop confident in how your fermented foods have been made using one of the oldest forms of food preservation. Learn tips and tricks and receive recipes and tastings of all that we show you how to make.

When: Saturday, June 17, 2017 ( 10am to 12pm)
Where: 
Mammoth Community Center at 1000 Forest Trail in Mammoth Lakes
Fee: $15.00 and you must register in advance.
Reserve a spot: Viv at 760-937-5582 or email her at immg@ucanr.edu

ESMF: Paying Tribute to Service Members

ESMF pays tribute to Service Members

Eastern Sierra Music Festival seeks photos of local active duty and retired service members to share during its second annual July 21-22 music festival.

The photos will be part of a video montage aired on a large screen overlooking the event stage. The video will play between artists each night of the July 21-22 festival held in Bishop.

Eastern Sierra Music Festival is looking for either a copy of the member’s service photograph; an action shot of the service member, or photograph of him or her in uniform with their family.

Please include a few sentences about the person you want to honor such as where they serve(d), rank, and years of service.

Questions or photo submissions can be sent to lisa@wwmusicfest.org. Deadline for submissions is July 1st.

For more information about the Eastern Sierra Music Festival, please visit wwmusicfest.org or visit us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

Eastern Sierra Music Festival benefits The National Wounded Warrior Center set to be built in Mammoth Lakes by Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra.