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Friday Notes June 25, 2021

Posted on June 23, 2021


TO: MAYOR AND COUNCIL
FROM: KRISTINA MILLER, CITY MANAGER
DATE: June 25, 2021

CITY MANAGER:
PROPOSITION 68 PARK DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION GRANT
City Planner I, Christina Meeds, and I met with Megan Harrison, Project Officer, California State Parks about the two grant applications and provided her a tour. The meeting went well. The grant funders conduct an in-person meeting with all applicants.
EMERGENCY WATER USAGE POLICY:
The City Council at the June 22nd City Council meeting approved an Emergency Water Usage Policy to provide emergency water for residential properties in the unincorporated County. Since this time, I have been approached by a few commercial businesses whose well has gone dry or are very concerned they soon will. One of these businesses is critical infrastructure and the other is a RV Park. There may be a need to schedule a Special City Council meeting for the Council to consider whether the City should allow emergency use for commercial purposes.
On a positive note, the County is working on a plan to provide water delivery to residential properties whose wells have gone dry.

PLANNING/RECREATION:
Summer recreation starts next week, and registration is on a steady climb which is great. To register for classes please visit www.corning.org.
Food Truck Tuesdays will be held August 3rd, September 7th and October 5th, YEAH! New this year will be a Beer and Wine Garden sponsored by Corning Rotary.
Staff will be meeting with Mark Teague from Place Works this week to wrap up the last item to be completed under the SB-2 grant funds, which is the MSR (Multiple Services Review).

PUBLIC WORKS:
Part-Time Public Works Landscape and Maintenance Worker:
The Application submittal deadline has been extended until filled for the part-time landscape and maintenance worker position. Applications can be found on the City website.
Water Service Work:
• A water service leak has been discovered on Fig Street. Staff has called in the USA and will repair the line once all utilities have been marked.
• A new water service has been requested by a resident that lives within the City Limits whose private domestic well has gone dry. Staff has called in the USA and will install the new service and meter as soon as the utilities have been marked.

POLICE DEPARMENT:
Patrol: In addition to responding to 183 calls for service, a total of 24 officer reports were taken and there were 84 officer-initiated incidents, including 34 traffic stops. Officers made 10 misdemeanor and 3 felony arrests. Officers issued 11 citations, of which; 1 was a felony, 8 were misdemeanors, 1 was an infraction, and 1 was parking during the period of June 16, 2021 through June 23, 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:
The Corning Volunteer Fire Department responded to 25 calls for service last week, they were; 18
medicals, 5 fires, 1 traffic collision and 1 public service.
The Orland, Capay, Artois, Butte City, Bayliss and Glenn Codora Volunteer Fire Departments were
dispatched to 15 calls for service, they were; 10 medicals, 2 fires, 1 traffic collision and 2 hazardous
conditions.
Be water wise…  there is a lot of summer left.
“Accomplishment will prove to be a journey, not a destination.”—Dwight D. Eisenhower

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