Friday, August 28, 2009



DHR August 31, 2009 Parks and Recreation



Weekly Report

Department: Parks and Recreation

Date: 08-31-09

Prepared by: B. O'Shea Burrell

Specific Weekly Activities

Monday 8-24-09

Daily cleaning of HWHCC

Weight training 6pm-7pm

Cut Sacred Heart Park

Cut River Park

Cut Solomon Hill

Adult free play 6pm-close

Tuesday 8-25-09

Daily cleaning @ HWHCC

Cut 10th St. Park

Cut Washington St. Park

Wednesday 8-26-09

Daily cleaning @HWHCC

Adult free play 6pm-7pm

Volleyball 7pm-close

Began to cut N. Helena Park

Thursday 8-27-09

Daily cleaning @HWHCC

Adult free play 6pm- close

Pilates 5pm-6pm

Still soliciting for coaches for Youth League Football

Staff attended Sexual Harassment Class

Finished cutting N. Helena Park

Friday 8-28-09

Daily cleaning done @ HWHCC

Weed eating and spraying done at all parks


Future Activities


·         Check fire extinguisher every month and Initial after inspection.

·         Planning for back to school program

·         Fire extinguisher need to be replaced in light room.

·         Ground work @ Washington Street Park
Prune all trees at North Helena Park and Washington Street Park(Via Street department)

·         Repairs to bathrooms in all parks

·         Order pool tables and table tennis for game room

·         Repairs to Washington St. bathrooms

·         Repairs to 10th street bathrooms

·         Repairs to A/C on house @ Golf Course

·         Repairs to lighting on Washington St.

·         New play  ground equipment in all parks

·         Replace basketball goals @ N. Helena, Washington St., Catholic Hollow

·         Repair baseball field @ 10th street park

·         Storage space for equipment

·         Running water in all parks

·         Improve fencing around pool

·         Re-surface Greens at golf course

·         Repair goals in Hollow

·         Fix the trimming on backboards at HWHCC

·         Install Foul Poles at Little League Field

·         Install new swings @ Washington St. and N. Helena

·         Recruiting coaches for youth football league

·         Preparing for Men's basketball league

·         Power turned on at N. Helena Tennis courts

·         Check on storage at Cherry St.


 Staff Issues/Concerns

1.       Transportation

2.       Two-way Radios (gone to shop)

3.       We need a computer to replace the one that was stolen, and also a fax line 

4.       We need a television and a dvd/vcr to replace the ones that were stolen. Floor mats and hand weights are needed as well.

5.       Phones are also needed for the Director of the HWHCC, as well as the Activities Coordinator.

 O'Shea Burrell
City of Helena-West Helena
Parks and Recreation Director
511 Miller St./P O Box 248
Helena-West Helena, AR 72342
870-338-8481 Phone
888-526-6665 Fax
870-995-8991 Cell

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