Bishop City Council Meeting – May 9, 2022

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Please be advised that the Council Chambers are currently open to the public. This meeting is accessible to the public in person, via Zoom video conference, on the City of Bishop website, or on the local government cable channel 12. Individual City Council members may participate remotely in accordance with applicable open meeting law requirements. In-person meetings will be conducted in accordance with local and State Department of Public Health orders and guidance and requirements of the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (CalOSHA).

The public is encouraged to participate or observe this meeting by:

  • 1. Attending this meeting in person at the City of Bishop City Council Chambers located at 301 West Line Street in Bishop, California.
  • 2. Attending this meeting via Zoom video conference by linking to the following site:
  • 3. Observing this meeting live from the City of Bishop website at:
  • 4. Observe this meeting live from the local government cable channel 12

Public comments may be made:

  • 1. In person: Live at the meeting. Members of the public desiring to speak on a matter appearing on the agenda should ask the Mayor for the opportunity to be heard when the item comes up for Council consideration. Comments for all agenda items are limited to a speaking time of three minutes.
  • 2. Via Zoom: If you choose to join the City Council Meeting via Zoom video conference you will be able to utilize the “Raise Hand” feature to make a public comment and the Mayor will call on those who wish to speak at the appropriate time, not to exceed three minutes.
  • 3. In writing: Please email [email protected] and write “Public Comment” in the subject line. In the body of the email, include the item number and/or title of the item as well as your comments. All comments received by 4:00 p.m. will be emailed to the City Council members and included as an attachment under the Agenda’s Item Number as “Public Comment” prior to the meeting. Those comments received after 4:00 p.m. will be added to the record and shared with the City Council members after the meeting. You may also hand deliver public comments to the City drop/payment box located at the Church Street entrance to City Hall on or before the deadline noted above.

Any writing that is a public record that relates to an agenda item for open session distributed less than 72 hours prior to the meeting will be available for public inspection at City Hall, 377 West Line Street, Bishop, California during normal business hours. Government Code § 54957.5(b)(1). Copies will also be provided at the appropriate meeting.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the City Clerk at 760-873-5863 Extension 24. Notification at least 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting. [28 CFR ADA Title II].

MONDAY, MAY 9, 2022
6:00 P.M.

1. CALL TO ORDER – 6:00 P.M. Monday, May 9, 2022




5. PUBLIC COMMENT – NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC: This time is set aside to receive public comment on matters not calendared on the agenda. When recognized by the Mayor, please state your name and address for the record and please limit your comments to three minutes. Under California law the City Council is prohibited from generally discussing or taking action on items not included in the agenda; however, the City Council may briefly respond to comments or questions from members of the public. Therefore, the City Council will listen to all public comment but will not generally discuss the matter or take action on it.

6. INTRODUCTION OF POLICE OFFICER KARLA JIMENEZ – Police Chief Standridge will introduce Police Officer Karla Jimenez.

7. INTRODUCTION OF POLICE SERGEANT DAVID SCOBIE – Police Chief Standridge will introduce Police Sergeant David Scobie.


  • A. A PRESENTATION TO INYO MONO ASSOCIATION FOR THE HANDICAPPED – A presentation by the Bishop Police Officers Association (BPOA) will be made to Inyo Mono Association for the Handicapped (IMAH) – Police Chief Standridge, Police Sergeant Scobie and Police Sergeant Hohenstein.


  • A. PROCLAMATION – DECLARING MAY 2022 AS HEALTHCARE DISTRICT MONTH IN THE CITY OF BISHOP – Requested by Northern Inyo Healthcare District Chief Executive Officer Kelli Davis.

10. COUNTY OF INYO UPDATE REPORT – Prepared and presented by Second District Supervisor Jeff Griffiths.

Updates on department activities will be given by the Department Heads and/or their staff.

  • A. Fire Chief Joe Dell
  • B. Police Chief Richard Standridge
  • C. Community Services Manager Dan McElroy
  • D. Associate Planner/Economic Development Coordinator Elaine Kabala
  • E. City Administrator and Public Works Director Deston Dishion

12. CONSENT CALENDAR – NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC: All matters under the Consent
Calendar are considered routine by the City and will be acted on by one motion.

    1. City Council Meeting Minutes – March 28, 2022
    2. City Council Meeting Minutes – April 11, 2022
    3. Fifth Amendment to Lease Agreement with the Judicial Council of California effective July 1, 2022 through October 31, 2025
    4. State of California Department of Transportation Clean California Maintenance
    Agreement – July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2024
    1. Planning Commission Meeting Agenda – March 29, 2022
    2. Planning Commission Meeting Minutes – March 29, 2022
    3. Planning Commission Meeting Agenda – April 26, 2022
    4. Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting Agenda – April 27, 2022


  • A. REAR BAY DOORS FOR FIRE STATION NO. 1. – Council consideration to approve the purchase of bay doors from Trim Construction and Allen’s Garage Doors of $13,684.25, with the Rural Fire Protection District purchasing the other half of $13,684.25, for a total not to exceed $27,368.50; and approve a budget adjustment adding $13,684.50 to the building operations line item – Fire.
  • B. RESOLUTION – A PROPOSED RESOLUTION TO ESTABLISH STOP SIGNS AND MARKINGS AT THE INTERSECTION OF WEST ELM STREET AND HOBSON STREET – Council consideration to approve the proposed resolution to establish stop signs and markings at the intersection of West Elm Street and Hobson Street – Administration.
  • C. RESOLUTION – A PROPOSED RESOLUTION CREATING AN AD HOC FIRE ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO STUDY FIRE/EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AND THE APPOINTMENT OF TWO COUNCIL MEMBERS TO SAID COMMITTEE – Council consideration to approve the proposed resolution to create an ad hoc Fire Advisory Committee to study Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and appoint two (2) Council Members to the ad hoc Fire Advisory Committee – Administration.
  • D. RESOLUTION – A PROPOSED RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ADOPTION OF THE PUBLIC AGENCIES POST-EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS TRUST ADMINISTERED BY PUBLIC AGENCY RETIREMENT SERVICES (PARS) – Council consideration to approve the proposed resolution to approve the adoption of the Public Agencies Post-Employment Benefits Trust administered by Public Agency Retirement Services (PARS) – Administration.



Monday, May 23, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. Regular Meeting in the City Council Chambers.

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