Friday Notes For February 16, 2024

Posted on February 15, 2024


February 19th:  President’s Day Holiday City Hall, Finance Department, and the Corporation Yard will be closed.



Mid-Year Budget:

Staff and I are working to wrap up the mid-year budget process with an agenda item coming before the City Council.


·Tuesday, February 13th at 6:30pm the City Council met for their regularly scheduled meeting.

·Wednesday, February 14th the Library Commission met to discuss future improvements to the library building.

·Met with Paskenta Tribal Administration on Thursday, February 15th.  We look forward to ongoing collaboration and ongoing partnerships in the future.

·I am scheduled to meet with the Chamber of Commerce Board of Director on Tuesday, February 20, 2024.

·Planning Commission Meeting, Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at 6:30pm.



Commission Vacancies:

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



Tree Removal:

PG&E and Public Works have worked on identifying eight (8) City trees that are safety concerns.  Wright Trees has been contracted by PG&E to begin removing the trees of concern on February 26, 2024.

Pool Manager and Assistant Manager Seasonal Positions:

The City is currently looking for a pool manager and assistant manager for this upcoming pool season.  Applications can be found on the City website if interested, the deadline has been extended until the positions are filled.  We will be advertising for lifeguards at a later date.

Olive View and West Street Schools Connectivity Project:

Builder Solutions, Inc. continues to work on the Olive View and West Street School Projects.  The Contractor is trying to limit their impact on those who are dropping off and picking up students.  The Olive View and West Street Projects are anticipated to be completed by the end of February 2024 depending on the weather.



Tuesday Night Market Vendor Applications:

The 2024 Tuesday Night Market Vendor applications are available on the website at

Corning Plaza & Recreation Center:

The City has given COAR all requested information to move forward into the engineering plan phase for the Corning Plaza and Recreation Center.



7th Cycle Housing Element:

The Planning Department is working with Placeworks on the 7th Cycle Housing Element. There is currently a lot of information gathering that is taking place.

Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Annual Report:

Planning is also working on the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Annual Report and the Office of Planning Report both of which are due April 1st.

Code Enforcement:

It’s been a busy week in Code Enforcement trying to keep on top of the vendors that have set up on the street corners to sell flowers, etc.




In addition to responding to 126 calls for service, there were 69 officer-initiated incidents, including 14 traffic stops, and a total of 19 officer reports taken.  Officers made 4 felony arrests, 6 misdemeanor arrests, and issued 6 misdemeanor citations during the period of February 8, 2024 through February 14, 2024.


During the two-week period of February 8, 2024 through February 14, 2024 our Dispatch Center received 304 inbound calls for service.  In addition, they responded to 19 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.

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. – Dolly Parton



Corning Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) Call Volume:

The Corning Volunteer Fire Department responded to 20 calls for service last week, they were:  16 medicals, 1 fire, and 3 public service.

The Orland, Capy, Artois, Bayliss, Glenn Codora, Ord Bend, and Butte City Volunteer Fire Departments:

The Orland, Capay, Artois, Bayliss, Glenn Codora, Ord Bend and Butte City Volunteer Fire Departments were dispatched to a combined total of 12 calls for service last week, they consisted of:  9 medicals, 1 fire, 1 traffic collision, and 1 public service.

Chief’s Report:

At the Corning Volunteer Fire Department’s awards night, Volunteer Billy Wooten was named our Firefighter of the Year.

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