The Lake County Commissions and Boards work to represent county concerns, implement an emergency contact system, regulate land use, provide recreational opportunities, encourage business growth, oversee our county infrastructure, and serve as an advocate for our county schools.
The Northwest Tennessee Regional Port Authority, the official site of the Port of Cates Landing, is an independent government agency established by communities in Dyer, Lake, and Obion Counties to oversee safe and effective shipping operations throughout the inland waterway and serve as a development location for river cargoes.
The purpose of the Lake County Industrial Development Board is to purchase, sell, lease, finance, and dispose of properties in an effort to encourage new businesses to relocate to the area and help existing businesses expand, in accordance with the Tennessee Industrial Development Corporation Act.
The Board of Road Commissioners are responsible for overseeing the planning, construction, and maintenance of the road and bridge system in Lake County while ensuring the public's safety. Other duties include approving an annual budget and providing top-notch road services.