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BOOST Participant–Town of Mammoth Lakes

Beacon Participant Profile

About Mammoth Lakes:

Mammoth Lakes is a resort town nestled in Mono County. The “Community Vision” for Mammoth Lakes embodies values and principles that recognize the uniqueness of its natural surroundings and its character as a village in the trees. Protection of its environmental integrity, tourist-based economy and providing appropriate housing that residents and workers can afford are critical to the town.

  • Population: 8,234 (2010)
  • Location: Mono County
  • Area: 25.31 square miles
  • Poverty rate: 7.6%
  • Median household income: $62,308
  • Language other than English spoken at home: 35.5%

BOOST Activities:

  • Seek research partners and funding opportunities pertaining to climate resilience, efficient transportation, renewable energy and waste reduction in a way that addresses the unique challenges of a rural resort community surrounded by federal land.   
  • Support public engagement and sustainable building opportunities related to the town’s new affordable housing “Parcel Project.”
  • Assist in cultivating relationships with state agencies and key stakeholders to support additional infill housing and infrastructure projects. 
  • Attend conferences and webinars to gather and share information on behalf of the Town of Mammoth Lakes.   

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