Legal Briefs on Water Claims

          The CLPOA has been actively involved in the Coeur d’Alene – Spokane River Basin Adjudication and along with our partners have appealed numerous claims for water rights.  Below are links to the most recent legal briefs that have been filed in this on-going case.  

Memorandum in Support of Motion for Summary Judgement

Erratta to States Memorandum for Summary Judgement

Memorandum in Support of Hecla Motion for Summary Judgement

Memorandum in Support of North Idaho Water Rights Group Motion for Summary Judgement

CLPOA Mission      Board of Directors
What is now know as the Coeur d'Alene Lakeshore Property Owners Association was incorporated as the Coeur d'Alene Lake Property Owners and Taxpayers Protective Association, Inc. in Idaho in November of 1964.

1964 Purpose:

To form an association of owners of property in the waters and lands of Coeur d'Alene Lake drainage area in Idaho and to promote sound and progressive development of the waters of said lake, its tributaries and lakeshore property.

To encourage development of lakeshore property, installation of navigational aids and all other development that will improve the lake and enhance property values of contiguous property.

To promote all forms of water safety, safety education, safety rules and regulations and the enforcement thereof. 

To oppose discriminatory treatment of lakeshore or Coeur d'Alene Lake drainage area property owners by taxing or other public authority. Generally to take any and all action deemed advisable by the corporation to represent the common interests of the owners of property on Lake Coeur d'Alene and its drainages. 

In 2007 the following mission statement was publicized:

CLPOA is committed to preserving and promoting the environmental and recreational benefits for the use and enjoyment of Lake Coeur d'Alene. 


    Executive Director
    Rand Wichman

     President of the Board
     Greg Delavan

     Vice President
     Bruce Cyr - Stevens Point

     Jim Riley

     Peg Carver - St. Joe River
     John Condon
     Robert Hagen
    Tom Handy

    Joa Harrison - Wolf Lodge Bay
     Jim Head - Turner Bay
     Jerry Humlicek
    John Magnuson -Kidd Island Bay
     Roy Newton - Everwell Bay
     Jack Riggs
     Rusty Sheppard - SRA Director
     Spokane River Association
    John Thomas

     Mark Wagner - Harrison