Friday Notes for September 8, 2023

Posted on September 7, 2023



  • Accounting Manager:  Will be on leave Friday & Monday, September 9th – September 11, 2023.



Code Enforcement:

Progress has been noted at 800 West Street.  Noticed clean up, and Owner has agreed to finish tasks no later than September 15th.  In addition, a new property at 185 Solano Street has been found to be in violation of City Code ‘blight conditions’ and will receive a cleanup and nuisance abatement notification.



Crew Work Schedule:

As of Tuesday, September 5th the Public Works Crew has returned to their winter hours of operation (7:00am-3:30pm).  The Meter Reader will remain on his regular schedule (8am-4:30pm).

 ROADS CLOSED – Kirkwood Road and Columbia Ave. Bridge Replacement:

The Tehama County Public Works Department has awarded a construction contract to Viking Construction Company to replace the Kirkwood Road and Columbia Avenue bridges over Jewett Creek.

The replacement of the existing bridges is necessary to ensure continued safe access to the travelling public.  The old bridges will be replaced with wider bridges that meet current standards.  The projects will require Kirkwood Road and Columbia Avenue to be closed to through traffic at the bridge locations for the duration of the construction.  Access will be maintained to all adjacent properties and detoured routes will be provided.

Construction work and road closures began in late July with a target completion date of December 2023.

Olive View and West Street Schools Connectivity Project:

Builder Solutions Inc has continued to work on the Olive View and West Street projects.  The Contractor is trying to limit the impacts to those who are dropping off/picking up students.



Circus Royal Spectacular:

The Circus Royal Spectacular will be in town from September 21st through September 25th at 1099 Highway 99W.  Showtimes are September 21st at 7:30 PM, September 22nd at 7:30 PM, September 23rd at 5:30 & 7:30 PM, September 24th 5:30 & 7:30 PM, and September 25th at 7:30 PM.

September Tuesday Night Market:

The September Market was held on Tuesday September 5th.  It was a nice evening; thank you to all that helped and a big shout out to the Corning Volunteer Fire Department for the bucket brigade, the kids enjoyed the event.

October Tuesday Night Market:

The next Tuesday Night Market, and last of the year, is scheduled for October 3rd, which is when the bed races will be held.  If you want to participate in the races, contact the Corning Chamber of Commerce at, or call at 530-824-5550 and fill out your application.

2x2x2 Meeting:

The next 2x2x2 meeting between the City, the Elementary School District, and the Corning Union High School District is scheduled for Monday September 11th at the High School Library.




In addition to responding to 116 calls for service, there were 117 officer-initiated incidents, including 30 traffic stops, and a total of 17 officer reports taken.  Officers made 3 misdemeanor arrests, and issued 5 citations: 1 was an infraction, 3 were misdemeanors, and 1 was parking during the period of August 31, 2023 through September 6, 2023.


During the period of August 31, 2023 through September 6, 2023 our Dispatch Center received 246 inbound calls for service.  In addition, they responded to 23 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.

“A fallen leaf is nothing more than a summer’s wave goodbye.”-Unknown



Corning Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) Call Volume:

The Corning Volunteer Fire Department responded to 13 calls for service last week, they consisted of:  10 medicals, 1 fire, and 2 public service.

The Orland, Capay, 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 27 calls for service last week, they consisted of:  19 medicals, 1 traffic collision, 3 fires, 1 investigation, 1 hazardous condition, and 2 public service.

Chief’s Message:

The burn ban in the City is still in effect.  Please keep your properties neat and clear of debris.

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