Friday Notes February 17, 2023

Posted on February 17, 2023



DATE:   FEBRUARY 17, 2023



Request for Proposals for Water and Sewer:

The City Council will be asked to consider issuing the Water and Sewer Extension Development Reimbursement Agreement Requests for Proposals at the February 28th City Council meeting.

Annual Financial Statements:

The City’s Annual Financial Statements are being finalized and will be presented at an upcoming City Council meeting.

Mid-Year Budget Review

I hope to present the Mid-Year Budget Review to the City Council on February 28th.


February 13th:  I attended the Sacramento Valley Division Cal Cities’ meeting.

February 16thI attended a Northern California Cities’ Self Insurance Fund (NCCSIF) Claims Committee and California Product Stewardship Council Board Meeting.



Jennings Heights Maintenance and Rehabilitation Project:

We received 4 bids for the Jennings Heights Maintenance and Rehabilitation Project.  Staff will be making a recommendation to award the contract at the next City Council meeting on February 28, 2023.




Corning Tuesday Night Market Dates:

The Corning Tuesday Night Market dates have been set and are as follows:

  • April 4, May 2, June 6, September 5, and October 2nd from 5:00 -8:00pm.

Events will take place on Solano Street between 4th street and 6th street and  will feature, Food Trucks, Live Music, Beer and Wine Garden, Vendors, Kids Zone and more.

Dance and Gymnastic Classes:

Kinetics (City’s contract Dance and Gymnastic Instructor) and Recreation Coordinator Chrissy Meeds are working on a schedule to possibly offer on-going dance and gymnastic classes. Those classes are by far the most requested classes.


February Planning Commission Meeting:

There will be two staff items presented at the February 21, 2023 Planning Commission Meeting.  The first is a Lot Line Adjustment, and the second is an underground fiber optic telecommunications line installation on Marin Street at Hoag Street for the Corning Elementary School Communication Tower.

Mobile Vendors:

Mobile Vendors that have not complied with the requirements of the amended Code will all be receiving letters this week.

Planning Department Reports:

The Planning Department is working on the required yearly reports that are to be submitted to the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) and the Office of Planning and Research (OPR).  These reports are due on April 1st.




In addition to responding to 137 calls for service, a total of 24 officer reports were taken and there were 81 officer-initiated incidents, including 55 traffic stops.  Officers made 6 misdemeanor arrests and 3 felony arrests.  Officers issued 11 citations, of which; 7 were misdemeanors, 3 were infractions, and 1 was parking during the period of February 9, 2023, through February 15, 2023.


Officers continue to participate in POST Portal Training and Lexipol Daily Training Bulletins.  Other POST online training continues for Patrol and Dispatch personnel.

“Try and fail, but never fail to try.”



Corning Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) Call Volume:

The Corning Volunteer Fire Department responded to 15 calls for service last week, they consisted of:  10 medicals, 1 mutual aid fire, 1 investigation, 1 hazardous material, 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 17 calls for service last week, they consisted of:  4 medicals, 2 fires, 4 traffic collisions, 1 hazardous material, and 6 public service.

Chief’s Message:

The Corning Volunteer Fire Department Fire Fighter of the year for 2022 is Doug Lima.


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