Monday, 15 July 2024

Lakeport City Council

06.18.2024 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


LAKEPORT, Calif. – The Lakeport City Council will meet Tuesday, June 18, at 6 p.m. in the council chambers at Lakeport City Hall, 225 Park St.

The agenda can be found here.

The council chambers will be open to the public for the meeting. Masks are highly encouraged where 6-foot distancing cannot be maintained.

If you cannot attend in person, and would like to speak on an agenda item, you can access the Zoom meeting remotely at this link or join by phone by calling toll-free 669-900-9128 or 346-248-7799.

The webinar ID is 973 6820 1787, access code is 477973; the audio pin will be shown after joining the webinar. Those phoning in without using the web link will be in “listen mode” only and will not be able to participate or comment.

Comments can be submitted by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To give the city clerk adequate time to print out comments for consideration at the meeting, please submit written comments before 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18.

At the start of the meeting, the council will present a proclamation honoring Compliance Officer Andrew Britton on his retirement after 35 years of service to the city of Lakeport.

On Tuesday’s agenda is the approval of the 2024-25 budget and the city’s annual appropriations limit.

City revenues for the coming fiscal year total nearly $18 million while expenditures top $30 million. Capital improvement projects make up the difference between income and expenditures, Assistant City Manager and Finance Director Nick Walker explained during a June 4 budget workshop.

Also on Tuesday, the council will consider approving the placement of the historic Lakeport Curfew/Hooligan Bell in Xabatin Park and acknowledging the Lakeport Rotary Club for its generous contribution in the project.

Public Works Director Ron Ladd’s report explained, “Over the past year, the Public Works Department has collaborated closely with the Lakeport Rotary Club to facilitate the placement of the historic Lakeport Curfew/Hooligan Bell in the newly finished Xabatin Park. The Rotary Club has generously agreed to fund the construction of a concrete pad and the installation of two
benches at the designated location within the park.”

Ladd said the bell is “a treasured piece of local history dating back to the early 1900s. It rang every night at 10 p.m. to alert children that it was time to return home. This bell is a symbol of the community's past and a testament to Lakeport's rich heritage. Preserving and displaying the bell in Xabatin Park will allow current and future generations to connect with a tangible piece of the City’s history.”

The bell is proposed to be placed in a prominent location next to the parking area.

Under council business, council members will be asked to adopt a resolution adopting the Project Study Report-Project Development Support for the SR-29 and Lakeport Interchange Improvement Project.

Assistant City Manager Nick Walker will ask the council to approve setting a public hearing on Sept. 3 for adjustments to solid waste utility service rates and direct staff to issue Proposition 218 Notice.

In other business, Utilities Director Paul Harris will present an overview of the current projects associated with water and sewer infrastructure improvements.

Police Chief Brad Rasmussen will present the police statistics and use of force reports for year 2023, and the police training report for fiscal year 2023-24.

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