City of Lakeport, California

Now Recruiting: Committee & Commission Openings

INFLUENCE THE FUTURE OF YOUR COMMUNITY

The City of Lakeport has opportunities for the general public to become involved in local government by serving on local commissions and committees.  If you have an interest in serving your community, applying for a position on a city commission or committee is a great place to start!

The City of Lakeport is accepting applications for the following Commissions & Committees:

  • Planning Commission,
  • Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Lakeport Economic Development Advisory Committee (LEDAC)

These appointments would be effective as of January 1, 2018.

Membership on these commissions and committees is voluntary.  If you are interested in serving on one of these committees, applications are available here:

Application for Committees & Commissions

Applications will be accepted until November 30, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. 

If you are interested in serving, review the list below to learn more about a specific board and submit an application.

     The Planning Commission reviews matters related to planning and development and is the City Council’s advisor on land use planning matters.  The Planning Commission considers such things as the General Plan, Rezoning, Use Permits, Subdivisions, Architectural and Design Reviews, planning policy matters and interpretations.  The commission currently meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.  Commissioners serve four year terms, and receive a nominal meeting stipend.  Qualified applicants must be a resident of the City of Lakeport, however, the City Council may appoint one member who lives outside of the City limits, but within the Lakeport zip code area.

     The Park & Recreation Commission acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council in matters pertaining to City parks and recreation.  They also cooperate with the Planning Commission and civic organizations to advance the sound planning of new recreation areas and facilities.  They recommend, from time to time, policies on City recreation facilities to the City Council for consideration and approval.  The Park & Recreation Commission meets on the first Thursday of each month at 3:00 p.m.  The term for membership on this committee is two years.  Applicants must be residents of the City of Lakeport. 

     The role of LEDAC is to develop ideas and strategies for the promotion of economic development through business retention, recruitment, attraction, and creation.  LEDAC meets bimonthly, on the second Wednesday of the month, at 7:30 a.m. in the Conference Room at City Hall.  LEDAC consists of up to 11 members, 7 of which are appointed by the Council, who either live, work, shop, or do business in the City of Lakeport. This includes Lake County residents who live in unincorporated areas of the Lakeport trade area.  The term for membership on this committee is two years.

For additional information, please contact Hilary Britton, Deputy City Clerk, at 263‑5615, Ext. 12, or by e-mail at hbritton@cityoflakeport.comApplications will be accepted until November 30, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. 

A selection advisory committee, made up of two (2) Council Members, will review applications and may interview applicants.  The advisory committee will provide their recommendations to the Council, and appointments will be scheduled for the City Council meeting of December 19, 2017.

 

11/17/2017: Third Friday Live: Andre Williams

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11/18/2017: Know Lake County: Lakeport Library

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11/19/2017: Thanksgiving Concert: Matt & Jill Rothstein

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11/21/2017: City Council Meeting

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11/25/2017: Dickens' Faire

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