Fiscal Year 2023/20024 Budget and Capital Improvement Plans:
The budget process is underway. I will be meeting with Department Heads beginning the week of April 17th to discuss their budget proposals.
April 20, 2023: I will be attending the Northern California Cities’ Self Insurance Fund Board Meeting.
New Public Works Mechanics Truck:
Public Works received their new Mechanics Truck which had been back ordered from Corning Ford.
RECREATION & PLANNING:
Tuesday Night Market:
The next Corning Tuesday Night Market is scheduled for Tuesday May 2nd; we will be celebrating Mother’s Day and Cinco De mayo. Planned activities for the event are:
• We have secured local DJ C-Los Entertainment who plans to play a mix of music including Spanish music.
• The Corning High School Ballet Folklorico Dancers will be performing at 6:00pm and the Corning Ballet Folklorico will be performing at 7:00pm.
• The “#corning500” event is planned for this Tuesday Night Market; this event consists of a carboard box race, with 3 separate age groups (2-4, 5-6, and 7-9) participating. The local elementary kindergarten classes will be involved, and the Corning Police Department will be flagging the event and giving out kid citations. The Police Activities League (PAL) will be the PIT crews for the racers, and Harvest Christian Center will be running a hydration and snack booth. Come out and cheer on your favorite racers.
• There will be a pretty photo opportunity set up at the Chamber of Commerce office for a photo with your mom; and
• Mother’s Day crafts at the Corning Recreation table.
Spring Recreation Classes:
Spring recreation classes started this week providing community children all sorts of fun opportunities. We are off and running with great enrollment totals.
Jr. Giants Registration:
Jr. Giants registration is now open, to register, go to gojrgiants.org to find out more about this amazing League. It is FREE to register and play, it is co-ed, it starts in June, and there is no pressure, only lots of fun.
Hunter Safety Classes:
I have been working with Ben Mhyre, Lee Morgan, and Liz Gregory from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to offer Hunter Safety classes through the Recreation Program. We have decided on the date of June 28th; stay tuned for more details. It will be the first in person class offered in our area in 3 years due to COVID.
April 18th Planning Commission Meeting:
The Planning Commission will meet next Tuesday regarding the proposed revocation of Use Permit 2022-301 due to non-compliance with the associated Conditions of Approval. The Use Permit allowed the establishment of a residence in an M-1 Industrial Zone subject to 18 Conditions of Approval. The applicants have not been able to meet their Conditions within the allotted one-year timeframe.
In addition to responding to 136 calls for service, a total of 19 officer reports were taken and there were 79 officer-initiated incidents, including 25 traffic stops. Officers made 3 misdemeanor arrests and 2 felony arrests. Officers issued 4 citations, of which; 2 were misdemeanors, 1 was an infraction, and 1 was parking during the period of April 6, 2023, through April 12, 2023.
Officers continue to participate in POST Portal Training and Lexipol Daily Training Bulletins. Other POST online training continues for Patrol and Dispatch personnel.
“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” M.T.
Corning Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) Call Volume:
The Corning Volunteer Fire Department responded to 18 calls for service last week, they consisted of: 15 medicals, 1 fire, 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 20 calls for service last week, they consisted of: 7 medicals, 3 fires, 6 traffic collisions, 1 investigation, and 3 public service.
Grass and weeds are growing fast, please keep yours under control.