Friday Notes for May 12, 2023

Posted on May 11, 2023



DATE:   MAY 12, 2023


May 11th – June 11th: Planner/Recreation Coordinator Chrissy Meeds.

May 12th – May 15th: Fire Chief Tom Tomlinson.

May 17th – May 22nd: Administrative Service Manager/City Clerk Lisa Linnet.


Capital Improvement Plan and Measure A Priorities
The City Council approved the Capital Improvement Plan and Measure A priorities on May 9th.

FY 2023/2024 Budget
The FY 2023/2024 Budget is being finalized. We are reviewing the level of staffing and infrastructure improvement that can be accommodated within the General Fund as part of the FY 2023/2024 budget cycle and thereafter. I anticipate presenting the budget to the City Council on June 13th.

Prop 47 Restore Program Reporting
The quarterly report is being finalized and will be submitted to the Board of State and Community Corrections.

Upcoming Meetings:

May 16th:
• HdL will provide an update of the 4th Quarter 2022 Sales Tax receipts.
• There will be a meeting between the City and the School District .
• There will be a Planning Commission meeting at 6:30pm.

May 17th: I will be attending the Cal Cities Executive Committee meeting.


Contract Public Works Director/City Engineer Office Hours:
Starting on May 15th, the City’s contract Public Works Consultant/City Engineer Robin Kampmann will be in the office on Mondays and Wednesdays between the hours of 1:00pm and 5:00pm. If you need to contact her outside of office hours, please email her at If it is an urgent matter requiring immediate attention, please call Tiffany McMillan at (530) 824-7029.

Jennings Heights Maintenance and Rehabilitation Project:
Work has continued this week on the Jennings Heights Maintenance and Rehabilitation Project. City Staff will be working on the preliminary repair work prior to the Contractor completing the concrete work. Portions of the roadway are currently closed with detours provided. We expect the work to be completed early next month.

City Pool:
• Second grade swim lessons begin next week on May 15th followed by school pool parties the week of May 29th. The pool will be open to the public on June 12th.
• Registration for summer swim lessons and other water related classes are open and available through the Corning Recreation website at:
• Individual and Family Season Passes for the City Pool are available through Corning the Recreation website at:

Water line Repairs:
• City Staff were notified of a water service leak on Marguerite Avenue and the leak has been repaired.
• City Staff were notified of a water service leak on West Street, USA has been called and repairs are scheduled for this week.


The Planning Commission will meet on May 16th. There are two Public Hearings being held for two Use Permits in the Highway Specific Zone. Use Permit 202-312 is for an Indian Food Truck located in the parking lot of Royal Truck Wash. Use Permit 2023-313 is for El Taco Asado to vend from the parking lot located at 1515 Highway 99W.


In addition to responding to 142 calls for service, a total of 14 officer reports were taken and there were 70 officer-initiated incidents, including 35 traffic stops. Officers made 3 misdemeanor arrests and 3 felony arrests. Officers issued 5 citations, 4 of which were misdemeanors and 1 was an infraction during the period of May 4, 2023, through May 10, 2023.

• Chief Fears participated in Corning Union High School’s Senior class exit interviews on May 10th.
• Dispatcher Duncan attended the CLETS: Train the Trainer course May 9-10th.
• Officers continue to participate in POST Portal Training and Lexipol Daily Training Bulletins. Other POST online training continues for Patrol and Dispatch personnel.

¡No puedes tapar el sol con un dedo!
“You cannot block the sun with one finger”


Corning Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) Call Volume:

The Corning Volunteer Fire Department responded to 24 calls for service last week, they consisted of: 19 medicals, 2 traffic collisions, and 3 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 15 calls for service last week, they consisted of: 11 medicals, 2 traffic collisions, 1 investigation, and 1 public service.

Chief’s Message:
The weather is turning fast, please mow those weeds before they get too dry.

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