Friday, September 18, 2009

DHR 9-21-09

Weekly Report

Department: Parks and Recreation

Date: 09-21-09

Prepared by: B. O'Shea Burrell

Specific Weekly Activities

Monday 9-14-09

Held coaches meeting for men's league 5pm

Daily cleaning done @ HWHCC

Weed eating done @ N. Helena Park

Adult male free play 6pm – close

Light weight training 5:30 pm-6:30

Tuesday 9-15-09

Daily cleaning @ HWHCC

Weed eating @ Washington St. Park

Mr. Mills came to HWHCC to check out score board

Adult free play 6pm-close

Pilates training 5pm-6pm

Wednesday 9-16-09

Daily cleaning @HWHCC

Adult free play 6pm-7pm

Volleyball 7pm-close

Set deadline to receive entry fees for men's league to 9-21-09

Weed eating done @ 10th St. Park

Ordered processing unit for scoreboard

Mills electric also replaced lights in scoreboard

Thursday 9-17-09

Daily cleaning @HWHCC

Adult free play 6pm- close

Still soliciting for coaches for Youth League Football

Weed eating done @ Sacred Heart Park

Friday 9-18-09

Daily cleaning done @ HWHCC

After the game dance

Changed Marquee @ Malco

Future Activities


·         Check fire extinguisher every month and Initial after inspection.

·         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

·         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

·         Start date for boy's league TBA

·         Contacted Someone about building trash cans for parks

·         Attending National Parks and Recreations Conference: Tracy Davis Oct 13th-16th

·         CPR training for HWHCC staff TBA

·         Developing Mini conference with other SE Arkansas Park Professionals

·         Dec 10th ARPA Board Meeting Fort Smith

·         Play ground equipment for parks (2010 budget)




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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