Friday Notes for March 8, 2024

Posted on March 7, 2024


Past Meetings:

Met with 3CORE staff regarding economic development and services available to the local businesses.

Thursday, 3/7/24:  I attended the Tehama Chamber of Commerce Business Summit.  It was well attended with knowledgeable presenters on several topics, including leadership.

Thursday, 3/7/24:  I attended the Corning Chamber of Commerce inaugural quarterly meeting, as a speaker.  This open forum was open to anyone interested.

Upcoming Meetings:

Monday, 3/11/2024:  I plan to attend the Senior Center Monthly Meeting.

Tuesday, 3/12/2024:  The City Counsil will hold their regularly scheduled meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers.

Graffiti Removal:

The City Council and City Staff would like to thank the community members involved with the cleanup and removal of graffiti within the City.  Your contributions, efforts, and pride in our community are deeply appreciated.



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.




Staff have been busy cleaning up graffiti at multiple sites this week including Clark Park and Blackburn Well.

Pool Lifeguards Seasonal Positions:

The City is currently looking for Lifeguards for this upcoming pool season.  Applications can be found on the City website if interested.

Olive View and West Street Schools Connectivity Project:

Builder Solutions, Inc. continues to work on the Olive View and West Street School Projects.  The Olive View Project is anticipated to be completed by early March 2024, depending on the weather.  The West Street Project is anticipated to be completed by the end of March 2024, also depending on the weather.



Tuesday Night Market Vendor Applications:

The 2024 Tuesday Night Market Vendor applications are available on the website at This is a free event for vendors and the public.

April 2nd Tuesday Night Market:

The theme for the first Tuesday Night slated for April 2nd will be Easter.  There will be an Easter Egg Hunt between 3rd and 6th, come on out and listen to the sounds of Irish Cement, have a cold one from the Rotary Beer Garden, try one of the great food vendors, and browse through the various vendors. The Corning Jr. Cardettes dance team will be performing along with the Lights Camera Dance Class. The market opens April 2nd at 5:00 PM on Solano Street from 3rd Street to 6th Street.

Corning Rotary Donation:

Corning Recreation would like to give a big “Thank You” to Corning Rotary for their generous donation.  Because of their donation we are able to buy the Jr. Cardettes their performance uniforms.  Thank you very much!

Jiu Jitsu Program:

Corning Recreations Jiu Jitsu Program is growing, as a result we are having to move once again up to the Corning High School Mat Shack.  Thank you to Corning High School for allowing us the use of their facility, we appreciate it.

Free Swim Day Sponsorship Program:

Staff will be taking the “Free Swim Day Sponsorship” Fee Program to the City Council on Tuesday evening for approval.



Pop Up Vendors:

We are seeing a lot of pop-up food vendors where people are selling from their homes and at unapproved locations.  This act is not only against the City Code, but also against the State and County Health and Safety Code. If you have questions regarding mobile vending and food sales, please stop by the City Hall at 794 3rd Street.




In addition to responding to 133 calls for service, there were 69 officer-initiated incidents, including 19 traffic stops, and a total of 22 officer reports taken.  Officers made 3 felony arrests, 4 misdemeanor arrests, issued 5 misdemeanor citations, 6 infractions, and 1 parking citation during the period of February 29, 2024 through March 6, 2024.


During the two-week period of February 29, 2024 through March 6, 2024, our Dispatch Center received 265 inbound calls for service.  In addition, they responded to 29 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 have filled one of our two available lateral officer positions.  Buck Squier has filled our vacant Sergeant position.  Buck comes from the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office and brings with him many years of experience.  Please welcome him to the Corning Police Department team!

Do one thing every day that scares you. -Eleanor Roosevelt



Corning Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) Call Volume:

The Corning Volunteer Fire Department responded to 16 calls for service last week, they were:  12 medicals,1 fire, 1 traffic collision, 1 hazardous condition, and 1 public service.

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

Corning Volunteer Fire Department is no longer dispatching for the Glenn County Fire Departments, the Glenn County Sherrif’s Department will be taking over these duties.

Chief’s Messages:

Please make sure that your address numbers are very visible from the street so emergency vehicles can read them.

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