Posted by: Sandy Steinman | April 15, 2021

Poorly planned Tioga Inn project returns next week

from the Mono Lake committee

The Mono County Board of Supervisors will hold their fourth public hearing on the Tioga Inn project next Tuesday, April 20 at 1:00pm. The project remains unchanged from the version that was considered at the last hearing in December 2020. At that time thoughtful comments from members of the Kutzadika’a Tribe, the community, the Lee Vining Volunteer Fire Department, and the Mono Lake Committee highlighted significant, continuing, and unresolved concerns regarding the project’s impacts on the community.

Many commenters asked the County to delay a hearing until Mono County and the project proponent had formally met at the project site with the Tribe to discuss cultural resource concerns and a path forward. Commenters also noted new information from Caltrans that the possibility of safe pedestrian and bicycle route, connecting the town of Lee Vining with the proposed workforce housing complex, hotel, and restaurant was feasible—despite the assertion to the contrary in project documents.

Read more and learn who to write to by April 18 at Poorly planned Tioga Inn project returns next week


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