Friday, October 23, 2009

Parks & Recreation DHR 10-26-09

Weekly Report

Department: Parks and Recreation

Date: 10-26-09

Prepared by: B. O'Shea Burrell

Specific Weekly Activities

Monday 10-19-09

Daily cleaning done @ HWHCC

After school tutorial 3:30-5pm

Kid's free play 5pm-6:30pm

Cleaned Malco and changed Marquee

Began to create HWHCC Revitalization Plan

Tuesday 10-20-09

Daily cleaning @ HWHCC

After school tutorial 3:30pm-5pm

Kid's free play 5pm-6:30pm

Adult male free play 6:30pm-close

Weight training 5pm-6pm

Picked up paper @ River Park

Began to cut N. Helena Park

Meet with Techline Sports Lighting

Repaired ruts at River Park (Street Dept.)

Wednesday 10-21-09

Daily cleaning @HWHCC

After school tutorial 3:30-5pm

Kid's Free play5pm-6:30pm

Taebo 5pm-6pm

Adult male free play 6:30pm-7:30pm

Volleyball 7:30pm-close

Continued to cut @ N, Helena Park

Sprayed around City Hall

Thursday 10-22-09

Daily cleaning @HWHCC

After school tutorial 3:30pm-5pm

Kid's free play 5pm-6:30pm

Still soliciting for coaches for Youth League Football

Still planning to conduct College Fair slated for January 2010

Pilates 5pm-6pm

Changed lights @HWHCC

Friday 10-23-09

Daily cleaning done @ HWHCC

Checked all schools on girls league progress

Created schedule of activities offered daily @HWHCC

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 (Ronnie Smith)

·          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)

·         Identification Sign for the HWHCC

·         Marking the HWHCC parking lot




Staff Issues/Concerns

1.       Transportation

2.       Two-way Radios (gone to shop)

3.       Electronic Marquee for Malco Theater

4.       Jamal and Joe need work boots



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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