Friday, November 20, 2009

Parks & Recreation

Weekly Report

Department: Parks and Recreation

Date: 11-23-09

Prepared by: B. O'Shea Burrell

Specific Weekly Activities

Monday 11-16-09

Daily cleaning done @ HWHCC

Received commodities truck

Recreational equipment continuing to arrive

After school tutorial 3:30-5pm

Adult male free play 7pm-close

Coach Wilburn cancelled practice 5-6pm

Coach Mills practiced 6-7pm

Sent out e mail to all coaches concerning Girl's League

Tuesday 11-17-09

Daily cleaning @ HWHCC

Arkansas Dept. of Corrections cleaning fence row in N. Helena Park

After school Tutorial

Free play 5-6pm

Taebo 5-6pm

Coach Mills and Coach Williams practiced 6-7pm

Adult male free play 7-close

Wednesday 11-18-09

Daily cleaning done @HWHCC

Began to remove bricks from pool house

Tutorial 3-5pm

Pilates 5-6pm

Coach Mills and Coach Williams practiced 5-7pm

Adult male free play

Thursday 11-19-09

Daily cleaning @HWHCC

Updated Director and HWHCC director on Girl's League progress

After school tutorial 3:30pm-5pm

Continued to remove bricks from pool house

Coach Gilmore practiced from 5:30-6:30pm

Volunteers came to package commodities 6-9:30pm

Still soliciting for coaches for Youth League Football

Still planning to conduct College Fair slated for January 2010

Adult male free play 6:30-close

Friday 11-20-09

Daily cleaning done @ HWHCC

Weight training 8am-9am

Picked up Girl's League applications from schools

Cleaned Malco

Girl's League currently has 6 teams

Assisted in commodities distribution 10-4pm

Saturday 11-14-09

HWHCC rented



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 Washington St. bathrooms(Bid Labor$2100, Materials $1216,44) 9-22-09

·         Repairs to 10th street bathrooms (Bid Labor $2500, Materials $1475) 9-22-09

·         Repairs to A/C on house @ Golf Course

·         Repairs to lighting on Washington St.

·         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

·         Recruiting coaches for youth football league

·         Power turned on at N. Helena Tennis courts

·         Check on storage at Cherry St.

·         Girls league begins 11-17-09

·         Start girls 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

·         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)($44,603.92)

·         Identification Sign for the HWHCC

·         Marking the HWHCC parking lot

·         Repairs to Cart shed @Golf Course (Bid $3849.77 Materials, Labor $9600) 2-09-08





Staff Issues/Concerns

1.       Transportation

2.       Two-way Radios (gone to shop)

3.       Electronic Marquee for Malco Theater

4.       Transmission needed in white dodge

5.       Need to purchase 4 leaf rakes(Walmart)




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