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Do you know somebody deserving recognition for being proactive in protecting water quality in the Coeur d'Alene Lake Basin? The Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce Natural Resources Committee is accepting nominations for the Local Gem award. Nominations are always accepted, but if you’d like your nomination to be considered for an award at the August Upbeat Breakfast, please submit nominations by July 5, 2016.
“Local Gems” is a program hosted by the Natural Resources Committee in partnership with the Coeur d’Alene Lake Management Team (Idaho Department of Environmental Quality and the Coeur d’Alene Tribe). Our purpose is to recognize those in the Coeur d’Alene Basin taking positive steps to protect our water quality (e.g. low impact development, water quality education, using proper Best Management Practices near local waters). If you know a person, business, or organization deserving recognition, please fill out the form on the Our Gem website (http://www.ourgem.org/documents/Local%20Gem%20Nomination.pdf) and submit to:
c/o Coeur d’Alene Chamber of Commerce
105 N. 1st Street
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83814
|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.
To encourage development of lake-shore property, installation of navigational aids and all other development that will improve the lake and enhance proprety values of contiguous property.
To promote all forms of water safety, safety education, safety rules and regualtions and the enforcement thereof.
To oppose descriminatory treatment of lake-shore or Coeur d'Alene Lake drainage area property owners by taxing or other public authority. Generally to take any and all action neemed 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.
President of the Board
Bruce Cyr - Stevens Point
Rick Carr - Silver Beach
Peg Carver - St. Joe River
Joa Harrison - Wolfe Lodge Bay
Jim Head - Turner Bay
John Magnuson - Kidd Island Bay
Skip Murphy - Casco Bay
Roy Newton - Everwell Bay
Rusty Sheppard - SRA Director
Spokane River Association
Mark Wagner - Harrison