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Friday Notes December 23, 2021

Posted on December 23, 2021


TO: MAYOR AND COUNCIL
FROM: KRISTINA MILLER, CITY MANAGER
DATE: December 24, 2021

DECEMBER CITY HOLIDAYS:
• December 24th & 27th (Friday and Monday) Christmas
• January 3rd New Year’s Holiday
As a result of the upcoming holidays, there will be no Friday Notes provided on December 31, 2021.

CITY MANAGER:

COVID-19

California Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control indicate a booster shot is the best line of defense against the omicron variant. To schedule a first, second, or third dose, please visit: https://myturn.ca.gov/.
Prop 68 Park Development and Community Revitalization Grant
Staff received confirmation from all three property owners they are still interested in selling their properties to the City for the new Recreation Center and City Plaza. The City received the notice to proceed, which allows the City to begin incurring expenses. Staff is waiting for clarification from the State as to whether a new appraisal will be required. Other related work is being performed as well.
Have a Safe and Festive Holiday with your loved ones and family!

PUBLIC WORKS:

Leaf Pick Up

Leaf pickup will continue as time allows. Leaf piles must not have branches, brush or other debris or they will not be removed. Please make sure leaves are not blocking gutters preventing water flow.

Christmas Tree Disposal

A wood waste bin will be available in front of the City Corporation Yard located at 1106 Butte Street for free disposal of live Christmas Trees only. Please remove all decorations. This service will be available through mid-January.
Happy Holidays from the Public Works Department!

POLICE DEPARMENT:

Patrol

In addition to responding to 164 calls for service, a total of 22 officer reports were taken and there were 79 officer-initiated incidents, including 24 traffic stops. Officers made 9 misdemeanor and 1 felony arrests. Officers issued 14 citations, of which; 8 were misdemeanors, 4 was an infraction and 2 were parking during the period of December 15, 2021, through December 22, 2021.

Training
Officers continue to participate in POST Portal training and Lexipol Daily Training Bulletins. Other POST on-line training continues for Patrol and Dispatch personnel.
“Count your blessings, not your troubles.”

FIRE DEPARTMENT:

The Corning Volunteer Fire department responded to 20 calls for service last week, they were: 17 medicals, 1 traffic collision, 1 investigation and 1 hazardous condition.

The Orland, Capay, Artois and Ord Bend Volunteer Fire Departments were dispatched to 16 calls for service last week, they were: 12 medicals, 2 fires, 1 public service and 1 hazardous condition.

Thanks to all businesses, individuals, schools and volunteers that helped make our 2021 Christmas Basket program a great success!!!

Merry Christmas and a joyous New Year!!!

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