Lake County

May 22, 2024 | Grantees

Photo courtesy of Lake County.

Lake County was granted sovereign submerged lands in trust in 1973 for the protection of wildlife habitats, the improvement, protection and conservation of the wildlife and fish resources and the ecology of the area, open space and areas for recreational use, the enhancement of the aesthetic appearance of the lake, control of dredging or filling of the lake and prevention of pollution of the lake, for the establishment improvement, and conduct of a small boat harbor, marina, aquatic playground, and similar recreational facilities, for public buildings, public assembly and meeting places, convention centers, parks, playgrounds, bathhouses and bathing facilities, recreation and fishing piers, public recreation facilities, for works, buildings, facilities, utilities, structures, appliances, and transportation, utility facilities and betterments incidental, necessary or convenient for the promotion and accommodation of these uses.

Lake County

The County is required by Section 6306 of the Public Resources Code to complete an annual financial statement and standardized reporting form for trust lands on or before December 31 of each year.

Below is a list of reports the County has submitted:

Statute Description
Chapter 639, Statutes of 1973 An act to convey in trust the submerged lands in Clear Lake to the County of Lake, and to its successors, in furtherance of navigation and commerce and the fisheries and to provide for the government, management and control thereof, and to reserve certain rights to the state.
Staff Report Description
07/25/1974 (23) Approval of survey and maps of low water line of Clear Lake
12/19/1977 Status of major litigation: Anderson Marsh in Clearlake
01/26/1978 (32) Authorization to hold a public hearing
10/30/1981 (50) Authorization to adopt high and low waterlines of Clear Lake
08/12/1991 (20) Authorize retaining possession of artifacts
09/01/2011 (01) Dredging lease