Friday, October 30, 2009

Weekly Fire Department Report 10/30/09

Weekly Department Report

Date: 11/2/09

Prepared by: Chief Reginald Wilson


 

Specific Weekly Activities

East Side Runs

10/25/09-1317 Holly Street-Structure Fire

West Side Runs

10/24/09-101 Porter Street-Structure Fire

10/25/09-Hwy. 1-MVA

10/25/09-Porter Drive-Structure Fire


 

Future Activities

***Scheduled Fire Inspections in Helena-West Helena

***3rd Annual Firefighters Ball-11/7/09 @PCCUA

Ball Room-8pm-until

***Woodruff Fall Fest-11/2//09- 11:30 to 2:00pm

***Wellness Fair-JF Wahl-10/31/09 @ 8-12pm


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 

GAS LOG


 

Unit 

Date 

Fireman 

Gallons

F-1 

  


 

F-2 

10/30/09

B. Wayman


 

22.0

F-3 

10/28/09

F-26

10.9

#5 

  


 

#8 

10/23/09

10/29/09

Fluker

Hartsfield

13.3

15.7

Gas Can 

  


 

Tundra 

  


 

Total 

  

61.9


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 

Main Street Arkansas Update - November 2, 2009

Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry


From: "Cary Tyson" <Cary@arkansasheritage.org>
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2009 16:20:35 -0500
To: Caroline Millar<Caroline@arkansasheritage.org>; Cynthia Dorn<CynthiaD@arkansasheritage.org>; Greg Phillips<Greg@arkansasheritage.org>; Mark Miller<MarkM@arkansasheritage.org>; Nancy Lowe<Nancy@arkansasheritage.org>; Susan Shaddox<susans@arkansasheritage.org>
Subject: Main Street Arkansas Update - November 2, 2009

I’m sending this today as I’ll be out Monday morning.  Happy Halloween

 

Main Street Arkansas Calendar November 2 – 6, 2009  

***************************************************************************************************************

MONDAY             Cary – out, a.m.
TUESDAY           Cary - Commerce Arkansas; Susan – annual leave;

WEDNESDAY    Cary – Conway, p.m.; Susan – annual leave

THURSDAY        Susan – annual leave  

FRIDAY              

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IN THIS ISSUE:

Ozark Branding

Development District Proposed for Helena/West Helena

TN Main Street Video

Historic Hotel For Sale in Downtown Rogers

10 Small Biz Social Media Marketing Tips

3 Metro Areas on Upswing to Recover

Embrace Millennials LR Told

MSR Before Council

Article on Recent MS Session in Nashville

The Best Place to Buy an Old House

USGBC in LR

Federal Reserve Workshop

4 Grant Opportunities

 

Excellent Branding Results in Ozark last week.  Check them out here:

http://www.downtownbranding.com/ozark/

 

Development District Proposed for Downtown Helena

http://www.helena-arkansas.com/homepage/x914715755/Development-district-looms-on-horizon

 

Check out TN Main Street’s Video Competition

http://tn.gov/ecd/tnopenforbusiness/

 

Historic Hotel For Sale in Downtown Rogers

http://www.4029tv.com/news/21356570/detail.html

 

10 Small Business Social Media Marketing Tips

http://mashable.com/2009/10/28/small-business-marketing/

 

Three Metro Areas On Upswing to Recovery

http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/printable.asp?aid=117742

 

Embrace Millennials LR Told

http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/printable.asp?aid=117822

 

MSR Goes Before Council

http://www.nwaonline.net/articles/2009/10/25/news/102609rzcouncil.txt

 

Article I Wrote on the Main Street Coordinators’ Meeting & Session at the NTHP Conference

http://www.preservationnation.org/main-street/main-street-news/story-of-the-week/2009/main-street-coordinators-meet.html

 

captured live feed of our session

http://www.preservationnation.org/resources/training/npc/2009-nashville/virtual-attendee/session-feeds/saturday.html

 

The Best Place to Buy an Old House

PreservationDirectory.com teamed up with This Old House magazine to promote their search for "The Best Places to Buy an Old House." An upcoming issue and Web feature will identify affordable—or just plain magnificent—homes in historic neighborhoods in the US. Nominations due Nov. 16. Send information outlined above to This Old House Associate Editor, Keith Pandolfi at

keith_pandolfi@timeinc.com

 

 

November 23, USGBC Chief to Speak at the Clinton School

Richard Fedrizzi, CEO and founding chairman, U.S. Green Building Council
Monday, November 23, 2009 at 12:00 p.m. (Sturgis Hall)
- The Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a nonprofit organization committed to fostering a sustainable future for America through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings.

*Reserve your seats by emailing publicprograms@clintonschool.uasys.edu or calling 501.683.5239.

Please make plans to attend the upcoming symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Little Rock Branch:  


Trends and Innovation in Rental Housing - A Neighborhood Stabilization Strategy.  
November 12
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
(Continental breakfast will be served beginning at 8:30 a.m.)

Hilton Little Rock Metro Center
925 S. University Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72204

Innovative approaches to rental housing are proving effective both for neigh­borhood stabilization and individual asset development. This symposium will feature national, state and regional experts who will discuss the latest trends in rental housing, replicable best practices and valuable resources for implementing a sustainable rental strategy in your community.
Symposium topics:
• Low Income Housing Tax Credits,
• resident-centered development strategies,
• innovative asset development strategies, and
• rural rental housing.

Speakers will include representatives from The Housing Assistance Council, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Mid-South Delta LISC, Great Lakes Capital Fund, Cornerstone Corporation for Shared Equity, The Arkansas Development Finance Authority and United Housing.



Registration fee: $25
Registration deadline: November 6
Register with a credit card online at www.stlouisfed.org/community_development.
If you prefer to pay with a check or cash, call Julie Kerr at 501-324-8296 or send an e-mail to julie.a.kerr@stls.frb.org.

 

4 Grant Opportunities

National Endowment for the Humanities, Division of Public Programs grants
The Division of Public Programs at the National Endowment for the Humanities funds public projects at museums, libraries, historic sites, and other historical and cultural organizations.  The organization offers grants that support historic site interpretation, exhibits, reading or film discussion series, symposia, and digital projects.  For more information contact the Division of Public Programs, 202-606-8269 or www.neh.gov.  The application deadline for funds from the America’s Historical and Cultural Organizations and Interpreting America’s Historic Places programs is January 13, 2010.

 

Home Depot Accepting Applications for Building Healthy Communities Grant Program
Deadline: December 15, 2009

Grants of up to $2,500 will be awarded to nonprofits for materials that equip volunteers working to improve the physical health of their communities through activities that enhance green spaces and community structures....

National Endowment for the Humanities: Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections
This program supports efforts to preserve large and diverse holdings of humanities materials for future generations by supporting preventive conservation measures that mitigate deterioration and prolong the useful life of collections.

Department of Agriculture: National Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Cost-Share Grant Program
This program provides funds to urban and community forestry projects that have national or widespread application and impact.

 

 

 

 

Cary Tyson

Director

Main Street Arkansas

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program

1500 Tower Building

323 Center Street

Little Rock, AR 72201

 

501.324.9186 voice

501.324.9184 fax

 

Visit our website at: www.MainStreetArkansas.org Sign up for our free e-newsletter at: http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/enews/  and check out our blog at: http://mainstreetarkansas.blogspot.com/ or visit our myspace page at www.myspace.com/mainstreetarkansas  become a fan on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Link to me at http://www.linkedin.com/in/carytyson

 

The mission of Main Street Arkansas is to be the leading resource for communities seeking to revitalize their historic downtown commercial districts and to provide technical assistance and expertise to designated Main Street Arkansas communities through the implementation of the National Trust’s Main Street Center’s comprehensive Four-Point Approach™.   Main Street Arkansas is a preservation-based economic development program housed in the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage. 

 

Help make the earth a greener place. If at all possible resist printing this email and join us in saving paper.

 

WEST HELENA-WEST HELENA WATER DHR 11-02-2009

Department:    WEST HELENA WATER UTILITIES

                                            92 PLAZA

                              WEST HELENA, ARKANSAS

                                              72390

 

Date NOVEMBER 02, 2009

 

Prepared by  KEN FRATESI (10/30/09)  

WEEK OF _10/22/09—10/29/09

150 CENTER MTC METER SET                 

101 GARY REPAIR WATER MAIN

220 SOUTH SIXTH REPAIR WATER SERVICE

# 5 BARINGO COURT UNSTOP SEWER MAIN

BEECHCREST SCHOOL MTC VALVES

WORK CUT-OFF FOR NON-PAY

DO LOCATES

CUT GRASS

READ METERS

 

FuturE Activities:

PAINT STAND PIPE

REHAB CLEARWELL

PURCHASE GENERATOR

SEWER SURVEY

REPLACE FH'S 7TH/PLAZA  & SEBASTIAN/PLAZA

 

Follow Up Activities:

 

Staff Concerns/Issues:

NONE

 

Code Enforcement DHR 11-2-09


October 26, 2009 – October 30, 2009

Code Enforcement Weekly Report

 

Department:   Code Enforcement

Date:           November  2, 2009

Prepared by:  Joshua McIntosh & Patrick Allen

Code Enforcement Officers

 

Special Weekly Activities

 

·        Kipp School Expansion- John Mixon – Architect

·         

·        Street Closing on W Park & Hernando- Referred to Oscar

·        Lot 105/PT104  Old Helena – Rock House Church- cleaning lot

·        Submitted Invoice to City Attorney – Barbara King- $930.00 overdue

·        64 Lincoln Ct- Replace 60 Lincoln Ct in Condemnation Ord.-

 

Received list of lots to ID- per Street Dept.

Numbered List for Mowing & Code Enforcement  

·        1.) Across Valley Beauty Shop- Block 64 Lot 4,5,6 -William Earnest James

·        2.)  Across Pettis Memorial Church -

·        3.)  Next door Pettis Memorial Nursery (Blue Building)

·        4.)  Lot next to Mrs. Simes (next to 338 S Washington)- Lot 19 Block 83; Sublime Investments

·        5.)  Lot Behind 51 Lambert – Lot 210  Desoto Heights Gary Lynch

·        6.)  Lot corner Park & Baringo – Johnny Hicks-Lot 6 Block 72

·        7.)  Lot in curve South & Washington/ Lot in curve across Gilcrest house South & Washington – South Park Subdivision

o       Lot 1- Linda Shannon

o       Lot 2- Bessie Kirkwood

o       Lot 3- Gwen Jones

o       Lot 4- Lewis Ellis

·        8.)  Lot behind Willie B. Warren on Coanza

·        9.)  Lot on North side of 1219 Cherry St.

·        10.) Lot 300 Block South 5th St

·        11.) Lot corner Popular & Porter

·        12.) 500 Block Rightor behind Old Safeway

·        13.) 500 Block Rightor behind PC housing- Rogerline & Gloria Johnson

·        14.) Corner York & Pecan

·        15.) 400 Block Elm (Southside) across from Credit Union- 262 E1/2 Phillips Group

·        16.) 400 Block Elm (Northside) next to Credit Union -124-125 Phillips Group

·        17.) 100 Block Frank Frost -

·        18.) 200 Block St Francis at Arkansas (Southside)

·        19.) Corner lot Walker & Pecan (across from Walker store)

·        20.) Corner Pecan and Jefferson (Eastside)

·        21.) South East Corner Lot Park & Ashlar-

·        22.) South West Corner Lot Park & Ashlar- Quanita Jackson- Lot 1 Block 70

·        23.) Northwest Corner lot Park & Ashlar- Robert Quick- Lot 11 Block 74

·        24.) Lot North of 334 South Coanza- Leola Green- Lot 18 Block 71

·        25.) Lot on Oakland Between Suddenlink office and Satellite Station

·        26.) Lot behind 595 Grand Ave on South Valley Dr.-

·        27.) Next to 530 South Valley Dr. near Word Ave- David Bragg- Lot 29-32 Block 24

·        28.) Next to 537 South Valley Dr. near Word Ave.-Ulus Burke – Lot 30-31 Block 23

·        29.) Corner lot at Franklin, Adams, and Holly in front of Mt. Tabor Church

·        30.) Corner lot on North East Jefferson & Holly St.

·        31.) Corner lot Pecan & Mcdonough

·        32.) 181 Oakland – Robert Titus

·        33.) 144 Military Rd.- Robert Titus

·        34.) Corner Pontotoc & Arkansas

 

Request for Extension

 

·        1109-1111 College St.- Allen Harpo

·        Lot 79; FM Owens addition – Moore St.- Alice Hester

       

 

Complaints by Citizens

 

·        345 N 6th St- Overgrown lawn

·        325 N 6th St.- Overgrown lot

·        521 St. Jean- Vandalized home & property

·        100 block S 4th St- Ms Byrd- Vehicle nuisance effecting selling her home

·        Anderson & Sebastian- Dogs at Large

 

Cited Vehicle

 

·        See Excel report

 

 

 

Fuel

·        Dodge Charger- White 2008

o       $33.00

·        Chevy Impala- 2000

o       $22.30

·        GMC Truck

o       $42.63

 

 

Letters Mailed

 

·        See Excel Report

Mail

 

·        $.

 

Lots with piles of debris

 

·        727 Pecan St.- owner

·        141 Center St.- Unknown pending Victor review

·        207 S. Sam St.- city

·        Joe Brady Dr. owner

 

·        Abandoned House List for City Council –  

 

·        216 Beech St.- Johnny Williams

 

Lien, Citation, or Affidavit Issued

 

·        None

 

Future Weekly Activities

 

·        City Council Meeting-; 11-03-09

·        Planning Commission Meeting 11-11-09

 

 

 

Follow-up Activities

 

·        Continue to address Non-compliant properties

·        Focus on Lots and clean up efforts

·        Contact Railroad Company regarding overgrown grass

·        Canvassing neighborhoods

·        Invoices for demolished properties

·        Proposed adopting of Mechanical ordinance- Per City Attorney

 

Staff Concerns

 

·        Issuing Permits;  software and procedures

 

Work Order Request Form (WORF) Report

 

·  312/314 S 6th St- Ditch obstructed and overgrown with vegetation- Street Dept.

 

 

 

Code Enforcement

Case Date

Property Owner

City

Property Address

Status

Assigned To

 

Group: 26.2006-Maintaining Inoperable or Other Damaged Vehicles on Property

10/28/2009

Charles & Maxine Bynum

West Helena

626 North

001: Open

Patrick Allen

 

10/28/2009

Deloriis Cotton

St. Louis

613 Ladino St.

001: Open

Patrick Allen

 

10/30/2009

Deon North

West Helena

108 S. Washington St.

001: Open

Patrick Allen

 

10/28/2009

Larry Delk Thomas L.

West Helena

108 S. Washington St.

001: Open

Patrick Allen

 

10/30/2009

Linda Spiller

West Helena

626 North

001: Open

Patrick Allen

 

Group Total: 5

 

Group: Chapter 5.12- Maintenance of Real Property

10/30/2009

Camilla Young

Phoenix

Moore ST

001: Open

Joshua McIntosh

 

10/28/2009

Charles R Maggio JR.

Helena

70 HWY 20

001: Open

Joshua McIntosh

 

10/30/2009

Earnest Simpson JR

West Helena

1212 Little Rock RD

001: Open

Joshua McIntosh

 

10/30/2009

Edward & Carretta MCdaniel

Memphis

1210 Little Rock RD

001: Open

Joshua McIntosh

 

10/29/2009

LLoyd & Ella James

Helena

1608 Perry ST

001: Open

Joshua McIntosh

 

10/28/2009

Marty Bennett

West Helena

Helena Crossing  HWY 20

001: Open

Joshua McIntosh

 

10/29/2009

Otis D. Turner

Fayetteville

1009 & 1011 & 1001 & 1003  College ST. & 1011 has Broken windows

001: Open

Joshua McIntosh

 

Group Total: 7

 

Total Records: 12