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Friday Notes February 4, 2022

Posted on February 2, 2022


TO:        MAYOR AND COUNCIL

FROM:  KRISTINA MILLER, CITY MANAGER

DATE:   February 4, 2022

 

FEBRUARY CITY HOLIDAYS:

  • February 21st 2022

 

CITY MANAGER:

City Hall Reopened/Finance Dept. Remains Closed:

City Hall has reopened. The Finance Department remains closed.  I anticipate it will reopen in the next week. We remain eager to serve the public.  You can pay all invoices online at www.corning.org or through the mail slot in front of Finance.

 

Meetings:

February 2nd – 4th:  I will be attending the City Manager’s Department Meeting.

 

PUBLIC WORKS:

Water Main/Service Repairs:

City Staff has repaired the water service leaks at Palm and Houghton.  The 4” main line that feeds the Clark Park sprinklers has ruptured, staff has isolated the line and will proceed it the repair once it has been cleared by USA and the area is dry enough to access without causing damage.

 

PLANNING/RECREATION:

PLANNING:

New Electric Vehicle Charging Station Ordinance 697

Staff is preparing an Ordinance to comply with State Assembly Bill 1236 that will be presented to the Planning Commission at the February 15th, 2022 Planning Commission meeting for recommendation to City Council.

 

Tentative Tract Map 18-1000:

Corning Crossroads Project Developer, Mr. Warren Hughes has applied for a two-year extension on Tentative Tract Map 18-1000.  This will be presented at the February 15th Planning Commission meeting for consideration as well.

 

RECREATION:

Part-time Recreation Contractor:

The City has received approval by the Promise Neighborhood Recreation Grant Administrator to hire a part-time Contractor to assist with some of the recreation responsibilities.  Staff has chosen long time recreation instructor Jesenia Rodriguez to fill this position.  Jesenia will be doing most of the outreach to the youth at the schools and helping put together the youth football and basketball leagues.

Yearend Report:

Corning Recreation has completed the yearend report.  The goal set for the year of 2021 was to increase enrollment to 500 youth, we exceeded that enrollment with 811.  We were also to increase our social media following; and at the end of 2020 we had 1,143 Facebook followers, we currently sit at 1,800 plus followers.

Corning Little League:

Corning Little League will begin using Clark Park starting this Friday, February 4th.  The League will continue using the field Monday – Saturday through June 2022.

 

POLICE DEPARTMENT:

Patrol:

In addition to responding to 113 calls for service, a total of 28 officer reports were taken and there were 91 officer-initiated incidents, including 40 traffic stops.  Officers made 13 misdemeanor and 4 felony arrests.  Officers issued 19 citations, of which; 11 were misdemeanors, 2 were infractions, 1 was a felony and 5 were parking during the period of January 26, 2022, through February 1, 2022.

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.

 

“If you get tired learn to rest, not to quit.”

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT:

Corning Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) Call Volume:

The Corning Volunteer Fire Department responded to 19 calls for service last week, they consisted of:  18 medicals,  and 1 mutual aid fire.

The Orland, Capay, Artois, Bayliss, Glenn Codora, and Butte City Volunteer Fire Department Call Volumes:

The Orland, Capay, Artois, Bayliss, Glenn Codora, and Butte City Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched to a combined total of 26 calls for service last week, they consisted of:  12 medicals, 9 fire, 2 traffic collisions, 1 hazardous condition, and 2 illegal burns.

Chief’s Message:

Unfortunately, things are drying out, be careful when you burn.

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