Upcoming Friends of Mt. Konocti Organizational Public Meeting
Public Services Director Kim K. Clymire announced today that an organizational meeting to create a non-profit “Friends of Mt. Konocti” group will be held on Thursday May 13, 2010, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Board’s Chambers that is located in the Lake County Courthouse at 255 No. Forbes St. in Lakeport on the 1st Floor. An overview and update will be given on the progress the Master Management Plan Committee has made toward developing the plan that is being driven by preservation, resource and cultural conservation of the site. When the park opens, that is tentatively scheduled for late June or July, only hikers will be allowed initially, while specifics of the plan are determined over the next year or two, that may or may not include equestrian, dogs on leash, mountain bikes and other potential uses. The focus of the organizational meeting will be to recruit volunteers to lead hikes, be trail watchers, docents to supervise access to the Cal Fire Look Out Tower, contingent on Cal Fire approval of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), etc.
If you have questions regarding this matter, please feel free to contact the Public Services Department at 262-1618.