County and City Leaders to Resume Negotiations on Annexation

Lake County Board of Supervisors and the City of Lakeport have agreed to resume talks on Lakeport’s proposed annexation of South Main Street. The area is close to 125 acres on both sides of South Main Street and lies in the county’s jurisdiction.Negotiations about the issue have occurred on and off for over 25 years and both sides agree it’s time to find a resolution. Things that need to be worked out include determining whether the city or county would oversee water and sewer services, road projects, and the collection of property taxes.