Friday Notes for April 26, 2024

Posted on April 26, 2024


Recreation Center and City Plaza Design:

Plans for the Recreation Center have been submitted. They are currently in the review process.

Children’s Flag Raising Memorial Ceremony:

We were honored to be a host of the Children’s Flag Raising Memorial Ceremony at City Hall on Friday, April 26th at 10:00 a.m.

Grant administration for grant funded programs or projects Request for Proposals:

  A request for proposals was released this week for contract/grant administration for grant funded programs or projects. We look forward to the opportunity this may bring to the City for Community Development Block Grants and other grant opportunities. Proposals are due by Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at 5:00 p.m.

Fiscal Year Budget:

Staff is working through the Fiscal Year 2024/25 Budget process. Departments have submitted budget requests and adjustments. Fiscal Staff are reviewing expense budgets and revenues.


  • Monday, April 22nd:  City of Corning hosted the Quarterly 2x2x2 meeting with the Corning High School District and Corning Elementary school District to collaborate and information share.
  • Tuesday, April 23rd: The City Council held their regularly scheduled meeting.


Corning Chamber of Commerce: The Chamber will host the Awards Night on April 27th.



Commission Vacancies:

The City’s Airport, Recreation, and Library Commissions each have one vacant position.  If interested, please complete an application at and submit it to City Clerk Lisa Linnet at  All three commissions meet quarterly on specified days the first week of the month in January, April, July, and October.



City Pool:

  • The Pool has passed the County inspection and is ready for use. Second-grade swim lessons are scheduled for the week of May 13th followed by school pool parties starting the week of May 20th. The pool opens to the public on Monday, June 10th!
  • New and returning Lifeguards have started their American Red Cross training.

Fire Mowing:

The Public Works Crew continues to fire mow around town to prep for the upcoming fire season.

Olive View and West Street Schools Connectivity Project:

Builder Solutions, Inc. continues to work on the West Street School Project, the Olive View Project has been completed as of April 23rd. The West Street Project is anticipated to be completed by early May, depending on the weather.



May 7th Tuesday Night Market:

The next Tuesday Night Market will be held on Tuesday, May 7th from 5pm to 8pm.  Entry forms are available at

Corning Jr. Giants:

Corning Jr. Giants and CO-ED Flag Football registration is open. Please register at:

“Free Swim” Day Sponsorship:

Would you or your business like to sponsor a Free swim day for the 2024 Pool Season?  Sign up here:

Jr. Cardette Performance:

The Jr. Cardette team performed at the Drill Team Dance Show, a big Thank you to Alisha Savage and the Corning High School Drill Deam for sharing their evening. All the Jr. Cardettes loved the experience.




In addition to responding to 160 calls for service, there were 74 officer-initiated incidents, including 20 traffic stops, and a total of 20 officer reports taken.  Officers made 2 felony arrests, 4 misdemeanor arrests, issued 1 misdemeanor citation, and 2 infractions during the period of April 18, 2024, through April 24, 2024.


During the period of April 18, 2024 through April 24, 2024, our Dispatch Center received 254 inbound calls for service.  In addition, they responded to 36 incoming 911 calls.  All calls were answered within 10 seconds of their ring time.


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


We are currently recruiting for one Lateral Police Officer and Police Officers. Get your applications in now!  Visit for more information.

“Never let fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.” – Babe Ruth



Corning Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) Call Volume:

The Corning Volunteer Fire Department responded to 16 calls for service last week, they were:  13 medicals, 2 fires, and 1 traffic collision.

Chiefs Message:

Weed abatement season is here, please avoid an abatement hearing and possible fines by clearing your properties of weeds, thank you!!!

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