• March 16th – 17th: City Manager Kristina Miller will be taking time off to spend with her family.
• March 24th 31st: Planner II/Recreation Coordinator Chrissy Meeds will be on vacation.
Request for Proposals for a Development Reimbursement Agreement to Extend Water & Sewer to the west side of Interstate 5:
At next Tuesday’s City Council meeting, the City Council will consider issuance of the Request for Proposals (RFP’s) for a Development Reimbursement Agreement to extend water and sewer infrastructure to the west side of Interstate 5
Public Safety Unit Negotiations:
Mediation with the Public Safety Unit is scheduled for Wednesday, March 15th.
• March 13: I will be attending the Sacramento Valley Division Board Meeting.
Water Meter Replacement:
Staff has purchased 97 new water meters with capital improvement funds budgeted this fiscal year for water meter replacement. The new meters will be installed on Route #305 including the following areas: Meadowbrook Lane; 4th Avenue; and Chicago Avenue between Fig Lane and South Streets; the south side of Hickory Street between 2nd Street and Pear Street; and the entire block between Hickory Street, Fig Lane, Peach Street and Pear Street.
Lifeguard and Pool Manager Seasonal Positions:
The City is currently looking for lifeguards and a pool manager for this upcoming pool season. Applications can be found on the City’s website at www.corning.org if interested. Closing date/time for applications is March 17th at 5pm.
Water Main Repairs:
Staff was able to make the repair to the water main on Solano Street adjacent to the Blackburn Moon Drainage.
RECREATION & PLANNING:
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 5:00pm to 8pm.
Events will take place on Solano Street between 4th street and 6th street and will feature, Food Trucks, Live Music, a Beer and Wine Garden, Vendors, a Kids Zone and more.
Recreation Parent Code of Conduct Policy:
Recreation Coordinator Chrissy Meeds has completed a proposed Parent Code of Conduct Policy that will be presented to the City Council for review and adoption at next Tuesday’s City Council Meeting.
Staff is currently working on the opening of Spring class registrations. Below are some of the many classes now open for registration:
• CO-ED Flag Football
• Jr. Giants: The City have received their fliers, posters, and banners. Registration will open on April 3rd.
Planner II Chrissy Meeds continues work on the yearly reports for the Housing & Urban Development Department and the Office of Planning Research that are due April 1st, they are close to being completed.
In addition to responding to 103 calls for service, a total of 19 officer reports were taken and there were 73 officer-initiated incidents, including 18 traffic stops. Officers made 3 misdemeanor arrests and 1 felony arrest. Officers issued 9 citations, of which; 3 were misdemeanors, 1 unclassified, and 5 were parking during the period of March 2, 2023, through March 8, 2023.
Officers continue to participate in POST Portal Training and Lexipol Daily Training Bulletins. Other POST online training continues for Patrol and Dispatch personnel.
Over the last week, several Officers, the Chief, and our Dispatchers participated in two school events. First, they celebrated Read Across America by reading their favorite children’s books to local school children and then participated in serving breakfast for National School Breakfast Week.
“Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.” -MS
Corning Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) Call Volume:
The Corning Volunteer Fire Department responded to 24 calls for service last week, they consisted of: 12 medicals, 2 fires, 1 traffic collision, and 9 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 12 calls for service last week, they consisted of: 5 medicals, 1 traffic collision, 5 fires, and 1 public service.
More rain is on the way; sand and sand bags are available at the City Fire Hall located at 814 5th Street.