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Friday Notes News May 21, 2021

Posted on May 24, 2021


TO:        MAYOR AND COUNCIL

FROM:  KRISTINA MILLER, CITY MANAGER

DATE:   May 21, 2021

 

VACATIONS:

Kristina Miller:  May 26 through May 27th.

Chrissy Meeds:  May 21st through June 1st.

 

CITY MANAGER:

New City Website:

Thanks to the hard work of Accounting Assistant Rubi Ordaz, Accounting Manager Mary Brimm, PD Administrative Services Manager Tom Watson, and the City’s Department Heads the new City website will go live soon.  We are in the process of completing final edits.  Stay tuned.

FY 2021/2022 Budget:

The FY 2021/2022 Budget is being finalized.  I anticipate presenting the budget to the City Council on June 8th.

COVID-19 Updates:

The County has moved into the Orange Tier which allows increased occupancy and attendance at social gatherings, retail, places of worship, gyms and fitness centers, and restaurants.  It also allows bowling alleys to reopen at 25% occupancy (50% if certain conditions can be met).  More information can be found at:  https://covid19.ca.gov/safer-economy/#county-status.

Corning Restaurants financially impacted by COVID-19, please do not miss your opportunity to apply for funds from the Restaurant Revitalization Fund.  It is first-come, first-served until the funds run out!  The funds will provide restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss up to $10 million per business and no more than $5 million per physical location.  Recipients are not required to repay the funding as long as funds are used for eligible uses no later than March 11, 2023.  see:  https://www.sba.gov//funding-programs/loans/covid-19-relief-options/restaurant-revitalization-fund#section-header-2.

Appointments can still be made for a vaccination by visiting https://myturn.ca.gov/ at the Red Bluff Community Center.  All Tehama County residents ages 16 and over are eligible.  There are plenty of time slots available.  Beginning May 13th appointments can be made for youth 12-15 years of age.

 

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT:

Tree Trimming:

West Coast Arborists has begun the street tree pruning within the southwest quadrant of the City and is expected to continue through May 28th.

Street Work:

The Multi-Street Improvement Project will begin on Monday, May 24th and is expected to be completed prior to June 30th.  Work will begin on Hoag Street between Solano Street and Tehama Street.  It is anticipated that the Street will be closed from Monday, May 24th through Friday, May 28th.  The Contractor is to notify all affected residents.  Questions regarding this project can be addressed to Angel Garman at 530/824-7029.

Part-Time Public Works Landscape and Maintenance Worker:

Applications are currently being accepted thru May 28, 2021 for the part-time Landscape and Maintenance Worker position.  Applications can be found on the City website.\

 

RECREATION:

Our spring recreation classes will be wrapping up this week and next.  A huge “Thank You” goes out to Marissa Hopkins for instructing our first ever “Drill Team Ready” Class; it was so popular we had to open up a second class.  Good Luck to all the students who attended.

We are in the process of trying to find an Instructor for our little kids dance classes as our current Instructor has prior engagements throughout the summer.

The remaining parts for the Yost Park Playground should arrive this week.

 

POLICE DEPARTMENT:

Patrol:

In addition to responding to 176 calls for service, a total of 29 officer reports were taken and there were 93 officer-initiated incidents, including 39 traffic stops.  Officers made 10 misdemeanor and 7 felony arrests.  Officers issued 23 citations, of which; 14 were misdemeanors, 5 were infractions, 1 was animal, and 3 were parking during the period of May 12, 2021 through May 19, 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.

“If you can dream it, you can do it.”

 

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:  19 medicals, 3 fires, and 2 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 26 calls for service last week, they consisted of:  7 medicals, 11 fires, 4 traffic collisions, and 4 public service.

Training:

Training for the Corning Volunteer Fire Department consisted of information and tour of the new CALFIRE Blackhawk Helicopter 205 at the Corning Airport.

Chief’s Message:

Thank you to all those who maintain their properties.

“Tell the truth, work hard, and come to dinner on time.”. -Gerald Ford

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