City of Lakeport, California

LAKEPORT PREPARES FOR SPRINT BOAT GRAND PRIX.
5/10/2017

May 10, 2017

LAKEPORT PREPARES FOR SPRINT BOAT GRAND PRIX.

 

The City of Lakeport would like to notify citizens of the upcoming Sprint Boat Grand Prix event, set to take place on Friday, June 2nd through Sunday, June 4th 2017.  As June is rapidly approaching, the Lakeport Police Department would like to provide Citizens with important information for those who wish to attend the event.

 

DATES AND HOURS FOR NO PARKING:

Parking will be prohibited effective Midnight on Friday, June 2nd through Sunday, June 4th at 6:00 pm starting at Third St, East of Park St. extending to, and including, the North parking lot of Fifth St.  Advisement of the “no parking” zones will be placed in those designated areas beginning Wednesday, May 31rst at 3:00 pm.  Vehicle’s parked or left standing in the designated no parking zones after Midnight on Friday, June 2nd through Sunday, June 4th at 6:00 pm will be subject to tow at the owner’s expense.

 

DATES AND HOURS FOR STREET CLOSURES:

Street closures will be in effect on Fourth St. at Main St. and Fifth St. at Main St. beginning at Midnight on Friday, June 2nd through Sunday, June 4th at 6:00 pm.  Motorists wishing to attend are encouraged to find alternate routes of travel and parking during the event.  Designated parking will be available at Natural High School located at 800 N. Main St.

 

DATES AND HOURS FOR BOAT RAMP CLOSURES:

Third St. and Fifth St. boat ramps will be closed from Midnight on Friday, June 2nd through Sunday, June 4th at 6:00 pm.  The boat ramp at Clearlake Avenue in the City of Lakeport will be open during the event. Parking for those who launch at Clearlake Ave. is permitted at the Dutch Harbor property located at 910 N. Main St. The following County boat ramps will be open and available for launching and are within 20 minutes of Lakeport:

 

Hamilton boat launch located at 2815 Lakeshore Blvd. in Lakeport, California

Lakeside County Park located at 1985 Park Dr. in Kelseyville, California

Keeling Park located at 3000 Lakeshore Dr. in Nice, California

Lucerne Harbor located at 6225 E. Hwy 20 in Lucerne, California

 

 

 

 

ALCOHOL RESTRICTIONS:

The event has been issued a “special permit” for the sale and consumption for those purchasing alcohol within the designated fenced area. Alcohol will not be permitted in any other portion of the park outside of the designated fenced area. Outside alcohol, glass containers, coolers, ice chests, weapons and drugs will not be permitted in the event.  Backpacks and large bags will be subject to inspection prior to entry into the event.  These restrictions are in place as a precautionary measure to protect public safety, damage to city property or private property and to protect any and all persons in attendance.

 

The Lakeport Police Department has set up a Nixle notification system for the event.  To receive updates and information text the word sprintboat to 888777.

 

The Lakeport Police Department will also have a command post set up at City Hall Chambers

during the event for those who wish to stop by or have questions. 

 

 

 

 

Brad Rasmussen

Chief of Police

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