TO: MAYOR AND COUNCIL
FROM: KRISTINA MILLER, CITY MANAGER
DATE: May 27, 2022
May 31st – June 6th: Planner 2/Recreation Coordinator Christina Meeds will be on vacation.
June 1st: City Manager Kristina Miller will be taking the morning off for her daughter’s graduation for Kindergarten.
June 3rd – June 8th: Administrative Secretary Neasha Battiato will be on vacation.
FY 2022/2023 Budget:
The focus of next week will be finalizing the budget for FY 2022/2023.
Proposition 68 Park Development and Community Revitalization Grant:
Staff is working with the remaining three tenants for the Foley property as to their relocation. All other tenants have vacated the building. Staff is currently working on acquiring the required lead and asbestos testing, as well as the “Request for Proposals” for the professional services for the lead/asbestos abatement; building demolition; and project design services.
Caltrans Project – Champlin Slough:
Caltrans has released a public announcement that he Champlin Slough Bridge Replacement Project, located south of Los Molinos will be starting on May 23rd. Preliminary work will begin on May 23rd, with nightly one-way traffic control. SR 99 will be fully closed to through traffic tentatively on June 6th for seven weeks. 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.
Wastewater Treatment Plant:
The California Regional Water Quality Control Board has adopted the updated Waste Discharge Permit for the City of Corning’s Wastewater Treatment Plant. The new permit is valid June 1, 2022 and expires on May 31, 2027.
Crew Work Schedule:
The crew will switch to summer hours (6am-2:30pm) Wednesday, June 1, 2021. The City’s Meter Reader will remain on his regular schedule (8am-4:30pm).
Water and Sewer Service Repairs:
The water leak on Yolo Street has been repaired.
Clark Park Playground:
The Contractor will begin the installation of the new play structure at Clark Park in the old tennis court area this next week with the painting of the play area surrounding the structure to soon follow. We are looking for organizations to volunteer to help paint on June 11th.
2022 Median Income Limits:
The 2022 Median Income Limits have recently been announced and Tehama County’s median income limits have increased from $70,700 to $80,300.
Friday, May 27th City Planner Christina Meeds will be attending a Subdivision Map Act Class.
Clark Park Playground Equipment:
The Playground equipment for the Clark Park tennis court area has arrived and is still on schedule to start installment Tuesday, May 31st. It is anticipated to take approximately a week for completion. The remaining tennis court area will be a painted-on playground (Holistic Playground) and is scheduled to start on June 10th with the outlining and finish up on June 11th with the community event paint party.
Summer Recreation Programs:
Summer Recreation Registration will be opening very soon. Class starting dates vary, beginning at the end of June through start of July.
Flag Football Starts:
Flag Football begins the season with the first practice on June 6th. The first game is scheduled for Saturday, June 11
In addition to responding to 138 calls for service, a total of 20 officer reports were taken and there were 78 officer-initiated incidents, including 36 traffic stops. Officers made 8 misdemeanor and 2 felony arrests. Officers issued 12 citations, of which; 6 were misdemeanors, 3 were infractions, 1 was unclassified and 2 were parking during the period of May 19, 2022, through May 25, 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.
“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”
Corning Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) Call Volume:
The Corning Volunteer Fire Department responded to 25 calls for service last week, they consisted of: 15 medicals, 1 fire, 3 mutual aid fires, 4 public service, 1 investigation, and 1 hazardous condition.
The Orland, Capay, Artois, Glenn Codora, and Butte City, Volunteer Fire Department Call Volumes:
The Orland, Capay, Artois, Bayliss, Ord Bend, and Butte City Volunteer Fire Departments were dispatched to a combined total of 31 calls for service last week, they consisted of: 9 medicals, 7 fires, 9 mutual aid fires, 2 traffic collisions, 3 hazardous conditions, and 1 investigation.
Remember, Memorial Day is a day for remembrance and thanks for all of our fallen Veterans.