Friday Notes May 13, 2022

Posted on May 12, 2022



DATE:   May 13, 2022



Capital Improvement Plan:

The City Council approved the Capital Improvement Plan and Measure A priorities as presented on May 10th.

FY 2022/2023 Budget:

The FY 2022/2023 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 2022/2023 budget cycle and thereafter.  I anticipate presenting the budget to the City Council on June 14th.

Proposition 68 Park Development and Community Revitalization Grant:

The City should close escrow on all three properties very soon.  Once escrow closes, staff will work on lead and asbestos testing and abatement, demolition, and design.



National Public Works Week:

The week of May 15th – 21st is National Public Works Week!  We would like to thank our Public Works Staff for all their hard work on maintaining our streets, water system, sewer system, City buildings and parks.  Their hard work and dedication to the City of Corning is invaluable and allows our community to function daily.  Thank You!!

City Pool:

The pool has passed the County inspection and is ready for use.  Second grade swim lessons are planned for the week of May 16th followed by school pool parties the week of May 23rd.  The pool will be open to the public on June 6th.

 Water and Sewer Service Repairs:

All known water and sewer service repairs have completed by staff.

Staff Vacations:

Robin Kampmann will be on vacation from May 17th thru May 22nd.  Jennifer or Steve will be handling Public Works related issues while she is out.




May 17th Planning Commission Meeting:

The Planning Commission meeting to be held on Tuesday May 17th will be to consider approval of an alcohol sales and consumption Permit for the Los Costenos Restaurant located at 1510 Solano Street

Lincoln Avenue Lot Merger:

The Planning Department has reviewed, approved, and sent for recording a lot merge of  two parcels located on Lincoln Avenue to enable the owners to build a larger square foot home.

Conditional Use Permit Files:

The Planning Department is currently reviewing and cataloging the City’s current and historical Conditional Use Permit files.


June 11th Weekend Holistic Playground Paint Party at Clark Park:

The Holistic Playground Paint Party at Clark Park is scheduled for the weekend of June 11th, more details to come soon.

Adult Exercise Classes:

Corning Recreation opened up registration for two adult exercise classes; one is a low impact aerobics/yoga, and the other is a high impact training.  Both classes are being offered on Monday’s and Thursday’s starting June 6th and running through the month of June.




In addition to responding to 152 calls for service, a total of 25 officer reports were taken and there were 93 officer-initiated incidents, including 41 traffic stops.  Officers made 9 misdemeanor and 3 felony arrests.  Officers issued 20 citations, of which; 8 were misdemeanors, 8 were infractions and 4 were parking during the period of May 5, 2022, through May 11, 2022.


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

“Keep going, keep growing.”



Corning Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) Call Volume:

The Corning Volunteer Fire Department responded to 23 calls for service last week, they consisted of:  17 medicals, 1 fire, 1 mutual aid fire, 1 traffic collision, 2 public service, and 1 investigation.

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

The Orland, Capay, Artois, Glenn Codora, and Butte City Volunteer Fire Departments were dispatched to a combined total of 17 calls for service last week, they consisted of:  10 medicals, 1 fire, 3 traffic collisions, 1 investigation, and 2 hazardous conditions.

Chief’s Message:

Please check your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, they do save lives.

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