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Friday Notes July 2, 2021

Posted on July 2, 2021


TO:        MAYOR AND COUNCIL

FROM:  KRISTINA MILLER, CITY MANAGER

DATE:   July 2, 2021

 

HOLIDAYS:

July 4th Holiday:  City Hall and the Corporation Yard will be closed on Monday, July 5th in observance of the July 4th Holiday.

 

VACATIONS:

Kristina Miller:  July 1-2nd.

Steve Lindeman:  July 1st through July 6th.

 

CITY MANAGER:

Waste Management (WM):

The City was alerted that some resident’s trash and recycling was not collected on Monday.  This was an error on the part of Waste Management.  As part of the billing transition, customers have until October 1st to adjust to the transition from monthly to quarterly billing.  Customers should be excluded from all collection efforts and late fees until October 2021.

According to WM, all customers who were missed on Monday morning will have their trash and recycling picked up.  If your trash and recycling was not picked up, please contact 824-4690 to schedule a free pick up.

We also learned recently that the number provided on recent outreach materials provides no option for customers to actually speak with a customer service representative.  It is for bill payment only.  Waste Management has agreed to send out a post card and call all customers correcting this misinformation.  The correct number to call if issues should arise is 530-824-4690 or 530-824-4700.

COVID-19 Federal Emergency Management Act (FEMA) Expenditure Reporting:

Staff are submitting expenditures to FEMA.  At this point, we anticipate being reimbursed for personal protective equipment, plexiglass, and additional disinfection costs.  We do not anticipate being reimbursed for the waiver of online payment fees.

We wish everyone a safe and happy 4th of July!

 

PLANNING/RECREATION:

Planning:

Municipal Service Review (MSR):

Staff met with Mark Teague (Place works) to discuss the MSR update.  All department heads were given their portions of the MSR to review and update.  A zoom meeting is planned for next Wednesday during our weekly staff meeting to go over the details.

 

Recreation:

Food Truck Tuesday:

Staff is currently preparing the logistics for the first Food Truck Tuesday event to be held on August 3rd; as of now it is shaping up to be a great evening.  Please share the event dates with everyone you know (the flyer stating the event dates is attached).

 

COVID-19 Relief Fund of the Community Foundation of the North State Grant:

The City has been notified by the Community Foundation of the North State that the City has been awarded a $1000 grant from the COVID-19 Relief Fund of Community Foundation of the North State for general support for Rodgers Theatre.  Through Staff discussions with Tony Cardenas of the Corning Community Foundation, it was determined the best use for these funds would be to replace the marquee panels at the Theatre.

 

Recreation Classes:

Summer Recreation Classes started this week; we currently have 106 youth enrolled in the various City recreation classes.

 

PUBLIC WORKS:

Part-Time Public Works Landscape and Maintenance Worker:

The application deadline has been extended until filled for the part-time landscape and maintenance worker position.  Applications can be found on the City’s website.

 

Water Service Work:

  • A water service leak has been discovered on Fig Street; it was a service line and has been repaired.
  • A valve was replaced in the waterline on El Paso Avenue on Thursday, July 1st.

 

POLICE DEPARTMENT:

Patrol:

In addition to responding to 185 calls for service, a total of 26 officer reports were taken and there were 87 officer-initiated incidents, including 32 traffic stops.  Officers made 8 misdemeanor and 3 felony arrests.  Officers issued 12 citations, of which; 6 were misdemeanors, 3 were infractions, 1 was unclassified, 1 was animal, and 1 was parking during the period of June 23, 2021 through June 30, 2021.

Training:

Officers continue to participate in POST Portal Training and Lexipol Daily Training Bulletins.  Other POST on-line training continues for Patrol and Dispatch Personnel.

“When you focus on the good, the good gets better.”

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT:

Corning Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) Call Volume:

The Corning Volunteer Fire Department responded to 24 calls for service last week, they consisted of:  18 medicals, 3 fires, and 3 public service.

The Orland, Capay, Artois, Bayliss, Glenn Codora, Ord Bend, and Butte City Volunteer Fire Department Call Volumes:

The Orland, Capay, Artois, Bayliss, Glenn Codora, Ord Bend, and Butte City Volunteer Fire Departments were dispatched to a combined total of 21 calls for service last week, they consisted of:  9 medicals, 7 fires, 4 traffic collisions, and 1 public service.

 

Chief’s Message:

Everyone should have smoke alarms and a carbon monoxide detector in their residence.

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