Archive - Jan 23, 2013
Bishop police officers are investigating the alleged embezzlement of welfare funds in the Bishop Office of Health and Human Services.
According to Police Chief Chris Carter, the investigation is ongoing and authorities â€śare playing this close to the vestâ€ť until the investigation is concluded.
Fifth District Supervisor Matt Kingsley said Tuesday that he is hoping to re-open discussions at the boardâ€™s next meeting about the contract for the position of Inyo County Film Commissioner.
Kingsley said he felt he had misunderstood the countyâ€™s rules for ratifying contracts while discussing the contract last week â€“ and ultimately voting against giving Film Commissioner Chris Langley seven monthsâ€™ back pay even though he was initially in favor of doing so.
Northern Inyo Hospital is in the midst of executing a succession plan, using national and international recruiting agencies, to find suitable replacement for its chief executive officer.
NIH Chief Executive Officer/Chief Financial Officer John Halfen plans to retire and it is incumbent on the hospitalâ€™s Board of Directors to find his replacement â€“ or replacements.
County leaders, on Tuesday, approved a $112,000 contract that they hope will improve security at the Inyo County Juvenile Detention Center in Independence.
Chief Probation Officer Jeff Thomson said a new security system at the juvenile hall â€śis very well needed.â€ť
â€śThe juvenile hall was built in 1995 and weâ€™ve had the same security system since then,â€ť Thomson said. â€śWhen the equipment went in it was top of the line, but itâ€™s time to make some adjustments.â€ť