Friday Notes October 7, 2022

Posted on October 6, 2022



DATE:   October 7, 2022



Building Official Recruitment:

The City will begin recruitment for a new Building Official with a tentative closing date of December 2nd at 5:00 PM.  Applications are submitted online.  The job flyer can be found at:

Public Works Secretary Recruitment:

Interviews will be held October 17th.

Proposition 47 Cohort 2 Comprehensive Monitoring Visit (Mini-Audit):

Accounting Manager Mary Brimm and I are preparing for a Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) Proposition 47 Cohort 2 mini-audit for the Tehama County Restore Program administered by the City.  The City passed the last audit in 2021.  At the time the BSCC was impressed with our record keeping.

Sacramento Valley Division City Manager’s Meeting:

The Sacramento Valley Division City Manager’s meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 13th.



Upcoming Public Works Staff Vacations:

  • Public Works/City Engineer Consultant, Robin Kampmann, will be off on Wednesday, October 12th.

Solano Street Improvement Project:

The Solano Street Improvement Project is anticipated to be complete this upcoming week.  The remaining items to complete include the following:  Pedestrian lighting, striping, and the completion of the installation of the traffic signal detection loops at 6th and Solano Street.

Community Event/Street Impact:

  • Corning High School Homecoming: The Homecoming Parade will be Friday, October 7, 2022.  The parade will commence at the corner of Third and Solano and end at Toomes and Solano.  Solano Street will be closed from 3:00pm to 4:30pm.  The floats will line up along Marin Street prior to the Parade and the Parade will begin at 3:00pm.
  • Corning Olive Festival & Car Show: The Corning Olive Festival and Car Show will take place this Saturday, October 8, 2022 at Corning Community Park, and Lennox Fields from 10:00am to 4:00pm.  There will be no road closures for this event but due to anticipated attendance be aware of traffic congestion and pedestrians not only on Toomes and Houghton Avenues, but the surrounding side streets as well.

Parking Lot Lights at Lennox Fields:

Staff is aware that the parking lot lights at Lennox Fields are not working properly.  A Technician has been contacted and they will be performing an assessment for repair.

Vandalism of City Properties:

  • The buildings at the pool were vandalized this week with graffiti. Staff was quickly able to clean it up.

Public Works Hydrovac Excavator Trailer:

Staff received training this week on the operation of the new Hydrovac Excavator Trailer.  This piece of equipment will allow Public Works Staff to safely excavate around the existing utilities while making water line repairs.



Tuesday Night Market:

Phewwww; what a Tuesday Night Market.  We feel we went out with a bang for the 2022 season.  We learned a lot, had a lot of fun, met a bunch of new people, and will be back better next year.  Thank you to our wonderful community.

Olive Festival:

Corning Recreation will have a booth at the Olive Festival on Saturday where we will be doing Halloween and Olive themed crafts.  Robotics Instructor Wayne Webster  plans to be at the booth from 11:00am to 1:00pm booth to give robot/drone demonstrations.

Breakfast with Santa:

In conjunction with Corning Rotary, New Life Assembly and Corning Library, Corning Recreation will be holding a “Breakfast with Santa” event on December 10.  Families can sign up through Rec-Desk at $10.00 per person.  The Program consists of a delicious breakfast in the council chambers consisting of pancakes, scrambled Eggs, sausage, and juice with Santa Claus, photos with Santa, followed by a story at the Library read by Mrs. Claus.  While at the Library they will participate in Holiday crafts and write a letter to Santa.  All proceeds made will go towards 2023 Recreation class scholarships.  A huge Thank you to Corning Library, Corning Rotary and New Life Assembly, your contributions and support are appreciated beyond words.

Santa Program:

Corning Recreation will also be sponsoring a Letter from Santa Program.  The Program consists of a form to be completed by the parents and either e-mailed or dropped into our “North Pole” mailbox located at City Hall.  Upon receipt, the children will receive then a letter from Santa in December.





In addition to responding to 132 calls for service, a total of 18 officer reports were taken and there were 55 officer-initiated incidents, including 8 traffic stops.  Officers made 6 misdemeanor arrests.  Officers issued 4 citations, of which; 3 were misdemeanor, and 1 was parking during the period of September 29, 2022, through October 5, 2022.



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, 2 traffic collisions, 1 mutual aid fire, 2 hazardous conditions and 1 public service.

The Glenn County Volunteer Fire Departments Call Volumes:

The Orland, Capay, Artois, Bayliss, Glenn Codora, Ord Bend and Butte City Volunteer Fire Departments were dispatched to 13 calls for service last week, they consisted of:  4 medicals, 7 traffic collisions, 1 fire, and 1 public service.

Chiefs Messages:

  • Enjoy the Olive Festival and Homecoming.
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