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Friday Notes June 3, 2022

Posted on June 3, 2022


TO:        MAYOR AND COUNCIL

FROM:  KRISTINA MILLER, CITY MANAGER

DATE:   June 3, 2022

 

VACATIONS:

May 31st – June 6th:  Planner 2/Recreation Coordinator Christina Meeds will be on vacation.

June 3rd – June 8th:  Administrative Secretary Neasha Battiato will be on vacation.

 

CITY MANAGER:

FY 2022/2023 Budget:

Staff is finalizing the proposed budget for FY 2022/2023 which will be presented on June 14th for informational purposes.  During the June 14th meeting the City Council will be able to recommend changes as it sees fit for final presentation and adoption at the June 28th City Council meeting.

 

Queen Olive Galleria:

City Attorney Collin Bogener and I met with the Queen Olive Galleria Developers.  They will be providing a solid California Environmental Quality Act document for 3rd party review and a deposit in the amount of $7,500 to support the review.

 

Awning Grant Program:

The grant program is being developed in coordination with 3CORE.

 

CITY CLERK:

June Elections:

For those voting by mail, the County Elections Department has a ballot drop box located at Corning  City Hall just inside the door.  The drop box is available during normal business hours and the County collects the ballots three times a week.

 

PUBLIC WORKS:

Caltrans Project – Champlin Slough:

Caltrans has released a public announcement that he Champlin Slough Bridge Replacement Project, located south of Los Molinos.  SR 99 will be fully closed to through traffic for seven weeks starting June 1, 2022.  The detour for this project will be South Avenue.  Please anticipate an increase of traffic in this area and plan accordingly if you travel in the Los Molinos area.

 

Crew Work Schedule:

The crew is now working summer hours (6am-2:30pm). The Meter Reader has remained on his regular schedule (8am-4:30pm).

 

Water and Sewer Service Repairs:

  • A water service leak on Hwy 99 adjacent to Jack in the Box has been repaired.
  • An additional water leak has been discovered in the alley behind Bob’s Tires, once the area is cleared by USA the crew will make the repair.

 

Clark Park Playground:

The Contractor will begin the installation of the new play structure at Clark Park in the old tennis court area has started.  The installation will continue into this upcoming week.

 

POLICE DEPARTMENT:

Patrol:

In addition to responding to 155 calls for service, a total of 33 officer reports were taken and there were 97 officer-initiated incidents, including 57 traffic stops.  Officers made 14 misdemeanor and 1 felony arrests.  Officers issued 22 citations, of which; 13 were misdemeanors, and 9 were infractions during the period of May 26, 2022, through June 1, 2022.

 

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.

 

“All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them.”

 

FIRE DEPARTMENT:

Corning Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) Call Volume:

The Corning Volunteer Fire Department responded to 22 calls for service last week, they consisted of:  15 medicals, 4 fires, and 3 public assists.

 

The Orland and Capay Volunteer Fire Department Call Volumes:

The Orland and Capay Volunteer Fire Departments were dispatched to a combined total of 20 calls for service last week, they consisted of:  10 medicals, 3 fires, and 4 investigations.

 

Fire Chief’s Message:

The burn ban is now in effect in the City and County until measurable rain occurs in the fall.

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