Friday, January 8, 2010

ADMINISTRATION WEEKLY DHR - 1-11-09

CITY OF HELENA WEST HELENA, ARKANSAS
JAMES F. VALLEY, MAYOR
(870)817-4035 CELL PHONE
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ADMINISTRATION WEEKLY DHR - 01/11/10
PREPARED BY:  MARK A. PRICE, COS; DANA J. FLOWERS, AA; AND BELINDA COVINGTON, PA.

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES

MONDAY:
  • WEEKLY DEPARTMENT HEAD MEETING
  • ASKED FOR VEHICLE LOGS
  • CONTINUED TOTALING & FINALIZING PO DOCUMENTS
  • DISCUSSED $11,000 DECLINE IN OCCUPATIONAL LICENSES
  • 2010 BUDGET SIGNED
  • ATTENDED OCCUPATIONAL LICENSE MEETING
  • Guidelines & Application Forms are available for download atwww.adem.arkansas.gov under the fire service section
  • State agencies, local governments, and private non-profits that are in the impacted counties and suffered damages from the Oct 29 & 30 event that they must complete an RPA and send it to ADEM no later than the Jan 2 date

TUESDAY: 
  • MET WITH MIKE TATUM, G & K UNIFORM SERVICES 
  • SENT BIDS OF 4 AUTOMOBILES TO DAILY WORLD (WILL RUN 3 TIMES)
  • CONTINUED TOTALING & FINALIZING PO DOCUMENTS
  • TRAVELED TO JONESBORO TO ATTEND CENSUS 2010 KICK OFF RALLY (Extremely important we get the word out)
  • CITY COUNCIL MEETING

WEDNESDAY:


THURSDAY:
  • RESEARCHED BID OF FIRE TRUCK
  • SPOKE WITH A REPRESENTATIVE OF CDW (a leading provider of technology products and services) 
  • COLLECTED VEHICLE MAINTENANCE LOGS FROM RACHEL AT PD

FRIDAY:
  • CREATING ONLINE DOCUMENTS FOR PURCHASING, TRAVEL, ETC.

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:
  • BIDS FOR REFUSE TRUCK TO BE OPENED ON JANUARY 22ND
  • BIDS FOR FIRE CHIEF'S TRUCK
  • BIDS FOR SALE OF THE 4 AUTOS TO BE OPENED ON JANUARY 22ND
  • SALE OF WHITE IMPALA (CID 405)
  • TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT FORMS
  • OVERNIGHT TRAVEL APPLICATION FORMS

FOLLOW UP ACTIVITIES:
  • ANNEXATION -- ISLANDS
  • ANNEXATION -- GENERALLY
  • STREET PAVEMENT AND DRAINAGE PLANS
  • CITY COUNCIL REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION
  • ENSURE THAT BOOK IS ACCURATE FOR G&K DELIVERIES

STAFF CONCERNS/ISSUES:

  • CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION: TBA
  • PLANNING COMMISSION: TBA
  • A & P COMMISSION: TBA
  • DISTRICT COURT NEEDS 1.5 MORE STAFF
  • POLICE DISPATCH NEEDS AT 0.5 ADDITIONAL DISPATCHER
  • WATER -- ADVERTISED OPEN POSITION
  • POLICE HAS SEVERAL OPEN OFFICER SLOTS
  • FIRE DEPARTMENT HAS TWO OPEN FIREFIGHTER SLOTS
  • SANITATION NEEDS ONE MORE STAFF PERSON
  • 98 PLAZA STREET SITE NEEDS JANITORIAL CARETAKER (ADD TO BW'S DUTIES/PERMIT OVERTIME)
  • HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMISSION -- MAKE ASSESSMENT OF MEMBERS AND ATTENDANCE
  • ALL COMMISSIONS -- CHECK ON TERM EXPIRATION(S).