Friday, September 11, 2009

DHR 9-14-09

Weekly Report

Department: Parks and Recreation

Date: 09-14-09

Prepared by: B. O'Shea Burrell

Specific Weekly Activities

Monday 9-07-09

Closed; Labor Day

Tuesday 9-08-09

Daily cleaning @ HWHCC

Cut Washington St. Park

Repairs made to well pump

Adult free play 6pm-close

Wednesday 9-09-09

Daily cleaning @HWHCC

Adult free play 6pm-7pm

Volleyball 7pm-close

Golf carts stolen

Cut Solomon Hill, Sacred Heart, and weed eating done @ N. Helena Park

Contacted Ronnie Smith about building trash cans for parks

Thursday 9-10-09

Daily cleaning @HWHCC

Adult free play 6pm- close

Still soliciting for coaches for Youth League Football

Finished weed eating N. Helena Park

Prepped tennis courts

Contacted Mr. Mills about lighting issues

Contacted by all six Adult male basketball teams

Friday 9-11-09

Daily cleaning done @ HWHCC

Helped out @ City Hall

Cleaned truck

After the game dance

Contacted Killion about broken cable on A/C sleeve

Continue trimming at N. Helena

Changed marquee @ Malco

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  9-14-09

·         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.

·         First adult male B-ball game 9-22-09

·         Coaches meeting 9-14-09

·         Start girls league registration 10-5-09

·         Girls league begins 11-17-09

·         Start boys league registration 11-17-09

·         3k run TBA

·         Senior Citizen AARP 10- Week Walking Program TBA



 Staff Issues/Concerns

1.       Transportation

2.       Two-way Radios (gone to shop)

3.       Electronic Marquee for Malco Theater



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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