Saturday, September 6, 2008

Fire Department Weekly Gas (DHR) 9-8-2008

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    Helena-West Helena          
      Fire Department Gas        
               
UNIT # DATE GALLONS FILLED BY DATE GALLONS FILLED BY TOTAL
7 F-1 9/1/08 22 F-60       22
8                
               
10                 
11                 
12  F-2              
13                 
14                 
15                 
16                 
17                 
18  F-3 9/3/08 11 K.C.       11
19                
20                 
21                 
22                 
23                 
24  #5 9/2/08 F-60 15.7 9/1/08 F-61 14 29.7
25                
26                 
27                 
28  #8              
29                 
30                 
31                 
32                 
33                 
34                 
35                 
36  Gas Cans              
37            TOTAL   62.7

Fire Department Weekly (DHR) 9-8-2008

Weekly Department Report 

      Department   FIRE 

      Date    9/4/2008 

      Prepared by   Chief Reginald Wilson/Asst. Chief Travis Williams 

      Specific Weekly Activities; 

      East Side Runs:

      8/30/2008 Industrial Park    Alarm    

      West Side Runs:

      8/29/2008 Highway 44    MVA   

      8/31/2008 Sanderlin Drive   Structure Fire    

      8/31/2008 Sanderlin Drive   Structure Fire  

      8/31/2008 728 Richmond Hill   Structure Fire  

      9/1/2008 Sanderlin Drive   Structure Fire  

      9/1/2008 209 N. 3rd Street   Structure Fire  

      9/1/2008 326 East Plaza    Dumpster Fire  

      9/1/2008 Sanderlin Drive   Re-Kindle  

      9/1/2008 Sanderlin Drive   Structure Fire  

      9/3/2008 209 N. 6th Street   Medical Assist/DOA  
 

        
 

      Future Activities:

      **Scheduled Classes

            -September 10, 2008 – Driver Safety

            -Freedom Fore Youth Cook 

      **Scheduled Events

            -Firefighter's Ball – November 15, 2008

                     

      Follow Up Activities:

    **U.S.D.A. C.F. Grant Submitted for Fire Department

    **USDA C.F. Grant Submitted for Police Department

    **G.I.F. Grant Submitted

    **F.E.M.A. Grant Submitted

      Staff Concerns/Issues:

    **3 Firefighter's out on Military Leave

          -Jamin Crawford

          -Franklin Tyner        -Demarcus Foreman

    **3 Firefighter's to attend Arkansas Fire Academy Standard's Class set to begin on September 2 – October 17, 2008

          -Zach Williams

          -Derrick Fluker

          -Bryan Carroll 

    **2 Firefighter's attending Paramedic School @ EACC in Forrest City.

          -Asst. Chief Travis Williams

          -Engineer Jeremy Powell 

Police Department Weekly (DHR) 9-8-2008

      HELENA-WEST HELENA POLICE DEPARTMENT

"WE SERVE, WE CARE" 
 

DATE: SEPTEMBER 8, 2008

REPORTING DATES: AUGUST 28, 2008 – SEPTEMBER 3, 2008

PREPARED BY: OFFICE MANAGER / RECORDS 

CRIME DATA 

Disturbance: 43

Burglary: 15

Stolen Vehicle: 02

Escort: 16

Alarm: 18

Call for Police: 11

Missing Person: 00 

COMMUNICATION CENTER:

CALL INTAKE:

CENTER: 595

911: 202

COLLECTIONS $3,770.00 

OFFICER CONTACTS:

Tickets: 78

Arrest: 15

Warrants: 02

Affidavit: 22

Reports: 33

Accidents: 02

Building Checks:115

Officer Response / Contacts: 324 

Court Cases / August 21& 22, 2008 Total 160

 

TICKETS: (Target Violations)

D.W.I.: 01

Suspended D/L: 07

Possession of Control Substance: 00

Speeding: 15

Loud Music: 04

Seat Belt: 06

Stop Sign Violation: 10

Warning Tickets: 10 
 

OFFICERS /WEEKLY GAS REPORT:

TOTAL $2,281.32 

SPECIFIC WEEKLY REPORT:

SECURITY / CENTRAL / FOOTBALL GAME / SEPT. 5

TRAINING / DRIVER SAFETY / SEPT. 10 / EASTSIDE 

FUTURE WEEKY ACTIVITIES:

COMMUNITY PROJECT / CASA / SEPT. 16

(CHILD APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE)

TRAINING / ALETA / SEPT. 28 
 

FOLLOW UP ACTIVITIES:

VEHICLES / REPAIRS

CAPTAIN VANN AND SGT. NEWSOME ARE CONTINUING TO MAINTAIN AND REPAIR OUR FLEET

UNIT 15 / REPAIR / OVER HEATING

UNIT 19 / REPAIR / ACCIDENT

UNIT 20 / REPAIR / ACCIDENT 

PATROL:

SHIFT 1/ TARGET AREAS:

06 ARREST (MISD)

09 DISTURBANCES

05 CITATIONS

20 BUILDING CHECKS 

SHIFT 2 / TARGET AREAS:

10 DISTURBANCES

05 MISD. (ARREST)

62 BUILDING CHECKS

12 CITATIONS

01 DWI 

SHIFT 3 / TARGET AREAS:

09 DISTURBANCES

02 MISD. WARRANTS (SERVED)

11 MISD. (ARREST)

22 TRAFFIC STOPS

16 CITATIONS

33 BUILDING CHECKS 
 

SHIFT 4 / TARGET AREAS:

PENDING 
 

WARRANT/ COURT OFFICER

COURT / AUGUST 21 & 22, 2008 OFFICER JOHN THOMAS COLLECTED $4,806.92 BOND AND FINES 
 

STAFF CONCERNS:

DISPATCH CENTER / DVD RECORDER FOR BOOKING ROOM

DISPATCH CENTER / EASTSIDE / COMPUTERS FOR COMMUNICATION LOG

CLERICAL / WARRANTS / SYSTEM FOR SCANNING (DOCUMENTS)

CLERICAL / FILE CABINETS

CLERICAL / WAITING AREA / SECURITY

BLUES FEST / SECURITY 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Eastside Water Weekly (DHR) 9-8-2008

Helena Municipal Water & Sewer

Eastside Water Department  

Weekly Department Report

Date: 09-08-08

Prepared By: Terry McGinister 
 

Specific Weekly Activities 8/29/0/-9/4/08 

Checked lift stations

Repaired 6" inch main on Rightor and Beech Street

Monthly meter reading

Unstopped sewer at York and Pecan Street

Cut grass at sewer lift stations 

Future Weekly Activities

Station rehab

Replace suction valve and pump at lift station #3 

Follow up Activities

Finish putting riprap on the levees at the ponds 

Staff Concerns/Issues

Scheduling classes for all employees to attend to have enough hours to renew their licenses 

CID Weekly DHR (Police) 9-8-2008

PREPARED BY: CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION'S LEAD INVESTIGATOR BRIAN HOLLOWAY SR.

DATE: September 5, 2008     AUGUST 29,2008 THRU SEPTEMBER 4,2008

 

CRIMES AGAINST PERSON

  • DOMESTIC BATTERY IN THE SECOND DEGREE
  • (1) SUBJECT ARRESTED

    *       (1) AGGRAVATED ROBBERY 

CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY

  • (1) COMMERCIAL BURGLARY AT E & J BEAUTY SALON
  • (1) SUBJECT ARRESTED
  • (1) RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY
 
 

NARCOTICS CRIMES

  • POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE: 1
  • ARRESTED: 1
  • SEARCH WARRANT WITH PHILLIPS COUNTY SHERIFF OFFICE
  • (3) SUBJECTS ARRESTED
 
 
 

OTHER FELONIOUS CRIMES

  • (3) FRAUD AND FORGERY
  • (1) THEFT OF PROPERTY

WANTED

    THE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS DIVISION WOULD LIKE THE HELP OF THE COMMUNITY AND OR ANY PERSON THAT MAY HAVE INFORMATION ON THE AUGUST MOON ROBBERY THAT OCCURRED ON 7/24/2008 AND THE SONIC ROBBERY THAT OCCURRED ON 8/11/2008. ALONG WITH THE ROBBERY AT THE MARTY STORE ON NORTH FOURTH STREET.  ANY ADDITIONAL LEADS ARE GREATLY APPRECIATED.  

 

CURRENT ACTIVITIES:

WE CURRENTLY HAVE 4 OPEN CASES FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER, OF THE 4 CASES; WE'VE MADE 3 FELONY ARRESTS.

FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER THERE HAVE BEEN 1 CASE SUBMITTED FOR PROSECUTION.

OPERATION SAFE WATCH –CITY WIDE

OBSERVING HIGH CRIME AREAS AND GATHERING INFORMATION

FUTURE ACTIVITIES:

DEVELOP JUVENILE CRIME MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES WITH WILL TATE

SCHEDULE MORE ADVANCE TRAINING FOR THE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS DEPARTMENT  

STAFF CONCERNS:

PROMOTIONS AND RAISES FOR INVESTIGATORS

PROVIDE INVESTIGATOR DENNIS COX ADDITIONAL TRAINING

UPDATE COMPUTERS IN THE OFFICE OF INVESTIGATIONS

DEVELOP MORE ADVANCE WAYS TO COMBAT ILLEGAL NARCOTIC SELLING WITHIN THE CITY AS WELL AS OTHER STREET CRIMES. 
 

    INVESTIGATOR DATE GALLONS FUEL USAGE MILEAGE
    ROY COVINGTON SR. 9/2/2008 19.7 $71.04 NA
    BRIAN HOLLOWAY SR. 9/2/2008 12.5 $45.00 26,178
    TOMMY BIVENS 9/2/2008 

    9/4/2008

    15.8

    13.0

    $57.01

    $47.00

    139,132

    139,275

    DENNIS COX NO FUEL USAGE FOR WEEK

    SHARING UNIT WITH 402

    TOTAL   61.0 GALLONS $220.05  
 
 

                                                          

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Friday, September 5, 2008

Fwd: PA Game to be simulcast on Pine Bluff's 1340-AM



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Subject: PA Game to be simulcast on Pine Bluff's 1340-AM
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For those of you who know Cougar fans in Pine Bluff without internet access this evening, tonight's game with Pulaski Academy is going to be simulcast on KCAT 1340-AM in Pine Bluff.

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Weekly Code Enforcement Report

September 5, 2008

Code Enforcement Weekly Report

September 2 – September 5, 2008

 

Department:   Code Enforcement

Date:                 September 5, 2008

Prepared by:  Joshua McIntosh & Patrick Allen

Code Enforcement Officers

 

Special Weekly Activities 09/02/08 – 09/05/08

 

·        Meet with Todd Slaughter about Sulphur Springs Property- Request extension restore to code.

·        Meet with Johnnie Mae Carter about house not livable

·        416 Miller – Linda Mae called and will clean property as soon as weather permits

·        Robert Lewis- request extension to do repairs on 238 S 7th & 614 Administration

·        120 Military Rd.- called will cut grass – Buddy Waddell is overseer

·        204/206/208/210 Don St- Wants quote to demolish - referred to Victor

·        1023 Poplar St.  Mailed Invoice William and Pat Robbins-Called disputing Inv. Total- Submitted to Andre' – Adjusted to quote

·        214 Beech St.- Leroy Williams- Disputed Inv. Adjusted to $4.050. Per Victor

·        301 Sebastian St.- Clement called needs extension for 30 more days

·        330 S. 6th St. – Charles Graham St.- Farm Bureau enquired about property

 

Complaints about Lawn Care

 

·        Various properties on Kentucky St

·        Various properties on 6th St

 

Cited Vehicle

 

·        121 South 9th St

·        Mercury Topaz, Turquoise NO VIN; NO PLATE

·        Buick Park Ave, Burgundy, VIN; 1G4CW531AP1611941 NO PLATES

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mailed Postcards

 

·        701 Mimosa- Melvin T. Ewart

·        420 Kentucky St.- Richard Hargraves

·        444 Kentucky St.- Ralph & Helen Bowman

·        127 S Ninth St. – Iguster Rollins

·        238 N 6th St., 507 Kentucky St – Jerry & Betty Robertson

·        555 Kentucky St. – W L Realty

·        816 Kentucky St. – Linda Clash

 

Fuel

·        None

Mail

·        None

Letters mailed

 

·        107 Lambert Dr.- Robert Martin & Tenant

·        1 Plaza- C & O Auto Repair Shop- Fred Coleman

 

Pending Condemned House List

 

·        1429 Holly St. – Carolyn Lockridge, 1605 Holly St. Helena AR 72342

·        1108 Porter St.- Patricia Tipton & Brandon William

·        837 Alabama St. – Tonya Lee

·        1308 Cherry St. – Olive Finley

·        315 S 6th St.- Esselene Meiers

 

Citation Issued

 

·        1513/1517 Franklin St. & Sears Ln. Property- Mr. Garland Ridenour-

·        238 S Ashlar St. Lori Mosby PO Box 2127 Little Rock

·        23 Lincoln Ct. – Bernard Scoggins, PO Box 401661 Hesperia CA 92340

 

Future Weekly Activities

 

·        Get condemnation listing from Daily World

·        Locate all city property

·        Call North Little Rock Attorney regarding nuisance abatement program

·        DHHS- Ask about person that issues daycare permits

·        Continue addressing overgrown lots and dilapidated structures

·        Officer complaint about automotive repairs on Jane and Jordan St.

·        Concentrate on Code Enforcement on Jane and Jordan St.

·        Continue to mail out certified letters to property owners on overgrown lots and dilapidated structures.

·        More Focus on Vehicles out of compliance

·        More Focus on getting pictures before and after city does work on private property.

·        More Focus on Property Owners cutting property to street to include drain ditch

·        Arkansas Code Enforcement Council Fort Smith - September 10, 12:30pm

·        Present Condemnation List to Planning Commission & City Council

 

Follow-up Activities

 

·        None

 

Staff Concerns

 

·              Creation of Accurate Budget

·              Chevy Impala at City Shops- AC repair

·              AACE Conference – Oct 28-31

o       Submitted Expenses to Mrs. Covington

 


WEST HELENA-WEST HELNA WATER DHR

Department:    WEST HELENA WATER UTILITIES

 

Date_SEPTEMBER 08, 2008

 

Prepared by  KEN FRATESI (09/05/08)

 

WEEK OF _09/02/08—09/05/08

 

136 WESTWOOD REPLACE SECTION OF WATER MAIN

LAMBERT AND PC 300 REPAIR WATER SEVICE

245 NORTH ELEVENTH REPAIR WATER SERVICE

DRAIN AND REFILL STANDPIPE

MONITORED SEWER LINES DUE TO RAIN

READ METERS

 

Future Weekly Activities:

TURNED PUMP STATION REHABS ( OXIDATION POND & MILLER SCHOOL ) OVER TO ENGINEER TO PREPARE FOR BID PROCESS.

MAINTENANCE OF AERATOR

 

Follow Up Activities:

CLEANING SEWER LINES

 

Staff Concerns/Issues:

METER READER

OFFICE SHORT ONE EMPLOYEE DUE TO ILLNESS

Street Dept Report

 

STREET DEPARTMENT REPORT 

Department: Street Department 

Date: Aug. 29-Sept. 4, 2008 

Prepared by Oscar Hoskins and Earnest Womack 

Specific Weekly Activities: 

Mowed & cut: (limited due to heavy rains)

8/29

  • 4th & Quarles Ln
  • Cut ditch Quarles Ln & Dogwood
  • 4th & N Ridge ditch & limbs
  • Ditch in front of Sebastian Shop

9/2

  • East side City Hall-grass & bushes (a.m.)
  • Picked up trash & debris-Lincoln Ct, Navijo, & Kentucky
  • No grass cut or mowed because of heavy rain (p.m.)

9/3

  • Cut bushes at 814 Cleburne
  • Hawkins St cut back over growth and picked up litter
  • Park & Buckeye St cut grass obstructing view from curb
  • Corner of Beech & Miller

9/4

  • Longbell & Park cut grass obstructing view from curb
  • Park St
  • Corner of Park & First
  • Corner of Franklin & McDonough
  • Columbia & McDonough
  • College & McDonough
  • Walnut & Miller stop sign & ditch
 

Mechanic:

8/29

  • Put hydraulic oil and rubber strip on arm of Sanitation unit 26
  • Took drive shaft off of Sanitation unit 26 and installed in unit 27

9/2

  • Changed hoses in Street unit 106 Knuckle Boom
  • Changed transmission street in Street unit 103
  • Replaced windshield wipers in Street unit 13
  • Repaired hydraulic line Sanitation unit 25 (Twin City Machine Shop)
  • White Dodge repaired by Coleman's Auto Repair returned to City Shop
 

9/3

  • Installed new muffler on Sanitation unit 25
  • Replaced right rear tire on 725 John Deere Zero Turn
  • Repaired turn signal on Police unit 10
  • White Dodge would not start

9/4

  • Put transmission fluid in Sanitation unit 29
  • Replaced clamp on hose to turbo booster on Sanitation unit 28
  • Took motor out of blue CID unit
 

Potholes:

  • Too wet
 

Animal control:

  • Received numerous dead animal calls
 

Mosquito control:

Mosquito control-RAIN!!

Mosquito control is coordinated in conjunction with Sanitation route-weather permitting

1 rig needs starter, other truck needs steering column  

Other activities:

Litter pick up at primary routes of City:

      Walnut St.

      Cherry St.

      Porter St.

      Perry St.

      Elm St.

      Franklin St.

      Oakland Ave.

      Quarles Lane

      Springdale Rd.

      Plaza St

      Hawkins St

8/29

Womack repaired CS 40 John Deere chainsaw with cover & filter

Womack sharpened Shop saws

9/1

Tree down Old Little Rock Rd-contacted AT & T-tree on phone line (placed orange barrel cones)

9/2

Repaired Knuckle Boom bucket (hydraulic flow restricted)

Began putting one-way signs together for 2nd, 3rd, and Center St

Cut up tree on Longbell

9/3

Cleaned drain at corner of Ohio & McDonough and Columbia & Market

Cut up tree Sulphur Springs Rd

Diagramed plan for street changes and placement of one-way signs

Picked up 4-way warning signs from McDonald & Aaron

Placed 4-way warning and stop sign at corner of Pontotoc & Arkansas

Ordered 10 one-way signs & 10 U-channel posts to complete project at 2nd, 3rd, and Center St

Replaced storm drain covers:

  • Ohio & McDonough
  • Walnut & McDonough
  • Pecan & McDonough
  • Market & McDonough
  • Oak Forrest

Put up Street signs:

  • Missouri & Biscoe
  • Valley Dr & Green Acres
  • Easy St
  • Shadow Ln

9/4

Cut up large branch at Oakland & Waverly Wood

Straightened street signs at Terry & Lambert and Harvey & Lambert

Replaced sign at Springdale & Ridgemont

AR One call at Braden & Able for tree and stump removal 

Future Weekly Activities:

Tree removal at 600 block Cleburne, 1135 Poplar, Cline-Frazier bldg on Cherry St

Removal of dead sycamore tree at 500 block East Baldwin  

Follow Up Activities:

Code Enforcement identifying and notifying property owners of overgrown lots throughout City. City will not mow lots until Code Enforcements has communicated with owners. 

Staff Concerns/Issues:

Safety classes for Street Dept scheduled for Sept. 25 at 10:00 a.m.

Return to 8-5 work schedule Monday, Sept. 8th  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

    STREET DEPARTMENT GASOLINE LOG
           
    Week of 8/29-9/4/08    
           
    DATE UNIT # GALLONS RECEIVER
    8/29/2008 103 18.5 R Smith
    8/29/2008 31 19 J Lemaire
    8/29/2008 19 25.6 W Wilson
    8/30/2008 9 22.7 O Hoskins
    9/2/2008 30 13.6 E Butler
    9/3/2008 1 21.2 E Womack
    9/3/2008 Parks & Rec 23.9 O Burrell
    9/3/2008 103 16 J Huff
    9/3/2008 30 18 E Butler
    9/4/2008 19 21.7 W Wilson
    9/4/2008 Box Shop 24 M Holbrook
    9/3/2008 13 17 J Lemaire
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
           
      TOTAL GALLONS