TO: MAYOR AND COUNCIL
FROM: KRISTINA MILLER, CITY MANAGER
DATE: August 19, 2022
August 9th – August 21st: Public Works/City Engineer Consultant Robin Kampmann will be on vacation August 9th through August 21, 2022.
August 24th – September 5th: Administrative Assistant/City Clerk Lisa Linnet will be on vacation.
September 5th: Labor Day Holiday, City Hall and Corporation Yard will be closed.
Awning Grant Program:
The City Council will consider the Awning Grant Program Guidelines and an Agreement with 3CORE to implement the Grant Program.
Recreation Coordinator Christina Meeds, and I met with the leagues this week to negotiate an Agreement for use of City facilities and parks.
Fixed Based Operator for the Airport:
The City Council will consider a Fixed Based Operator and Facility Lease Agreement with Cutterbilt Aero Services at the August 23rd City Council Meeting.
Memorandum of Understanding for the County to staff Water Distribution for Unincorporated County Residents whose Wells are Dry:
The Tehama County Board of Supervisors approved an MOU revised by City Attorney Collin Bogener, to provide mutual indemnification on August 16th. The County Employee will be trained next week and will provide up to 2 hours of service per day.
Lead and Asbestos Testing:
Lead and Asbestos testing were completed this week by Alliance Environmental for the buildings the City purchased as part of the Proposition 68 Park Development and Community Revitalization Grant. The testing and removal procedures is necessary before the City can issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for demolition of the buildings. I expect to receive the results within two weeks and the report approximately a week thereafter. In the meantime, staff is drafting the RFP.
Official City Candidates for Mayor and City Council for the November 8th Elections:
Mayor: Robert Snow (Incumbent) City Council: Dave Demo (Incumbent)
Karen Burnett (Incumbent)
Solano Street Improvement Project:
Contract Change Order #2 for the Solano Street Improvement Project was approved at an Emergency City Council Meeting held on Thursday, August 18th. Staff expects work to begin on the 5th and 6th Street intersections next week.
August 16th Planning Commission Meeting:
Planning Commission approved a recommendation on the Tentative Map for the lot split at First and Chestnut. Staff will prepare all paperwork for presentation to the City Council at the September 13th City Council Meeting.
September 6th Tuesday Night Market Cancelled:
The September Tuesday Night Market is being cancelled due to the construction on Solano Street. Currently we are planning a fun October Tuesday Night Market.
Recreation Department Storage Unit:
Due to the possibility of a new Airport Fixed Base Operator taking over at the Airport in September, Staff has rented a storage unit for the Recreation supplies previously stored there. The Public Works Crew will be moving all of the Recreation items to the new storage unit.
New Shade Cloth at Northside Park Tennis/Pickleball Courts:
Public Works have installed the new shade cloths on the fencing surrounding the Tennis/Pickleball Courts at Northside Park. A big “Thank you” to the City’s Public Works Department.
Corning Recreation’s Free Fall Class Contest:
Corning Recreation is currently holding an online, social media contest whereas a child can win a free “Fall Class” by sending in a photo of their favorite recreational activity. Deadline is September 1st with the winner being announced on September 2nd.
Fall Recreation Classes:
Fall classes will begin in October and run through to the week before Thanksgiving. We have some fun specialty classes planned for the month of December.
In addition to responding to 132 calls for service, a total of 23 officer reports were taken and there were 82 officer-initiated incidents, including 29 traffic stops. Officers made 10 misdemeanor and 2 felony arrests. Officers issued 13 citations, of which; 12 were misdemeanors, and 1 was parking during the period of August 11, 2022, through August 17, 2022.
Officers continue to participate in POST Portal Training and Lexipol Daily Training Bulletins. Other POST on-line training continues for Patrol and Dispatch personnel.
Do it now. Sometimes “LATER” becomes “NEVER”
Corning Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) Call Volume:
The Corning Volunteer Fire Department responded to 27 calls for service last week, they were: 23 medicals, 2 mutual aid fires, and 2 public service.
The Glenn County Volunteer Fire Departments Call Volumes:
The Orland, Capay, Artois, Bayliss, Glenn Codora, Ord Bend and Butte City Volunteer Fire Departments were dispatched to 19 calls for service last week, they consisted of: 5 medicals, 3 traffic collisions, 9 fires, 1 investigation, and 1 public service.
Please be water safe, don’t wash sidewalks or driveways. Also, School is starting, drive carefully and watch for children walking on, or crossing streets.