Good morning, North State. Here's what you need to know to start your day on June 15.
Butte County deputies are investigating an incident after they found a man with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. The sheriff's office said the police arrived at the scene along Thompson Flat Cemetery Road just after 4 a.m. The office said this is an active investigation and we will continue to track this story throughout the day
Our state is set to lift nearly all of its coronavirus restrictions as there will be no more capacity limits. You are not required by the state to social distance and in most settings, you do not have to wear a mask. There a few places where you still have to wear a mask and some include hospitals, prisons and schools.
In Chico, the city council will consider extending the city's shelter crisis declaration and with the current crisis declaration to expire at the end of June, council members are running out of time. The city attorney is also set to give a verbal report of allocated American Rescue funds that the city spent on settlement agreements. The meeting begins at 6 p.m.
Redding City Council is also meeting today at 6 p.m. On the agenda, considering $150,000 for emergency sleeping cabins and another $350,000 could be for two vertical turbine circulation pumps for the Redding powerplant. Also, city staff has prepared permits for Horizon Air Industries and Sky West Airlines to operate at the Redding Airport.
The Oroville City Council will consider seating a new police chief in a closed session this afternoon. The council will meet with administrators and the city attorney. The council fired the last Police Chief Joe Deal back in March. Any decision made at the meeting will be announced at the open council session at 5 p.m.