Friday, January 22, 2010

DHR Parks and Recreation

Weekly Report

Department: Parks and Recreation

Date: 01-25-10

Prepared by: B. O'Shea Burrell

Specific Weekly Activities

Monday 01-18-10

MLK Holiday

Tuesday 01-19-10

Daily cleaning @ HWHCC

Began to assemble table games

After school tutorial 3:30pm-5pm

Free play 5pm-6pm

Game night 6pm-7pm

Adult male free play 7pm-close

Wednesday 01-20-10

Daily cleaning done @HWHCC

After school tutorial 3:30pm-5pm

Girl's Practice 5:30pm-7:30pm

Adult Male free play7:30pm-9pm

Thursday 01-21-10

Daily cleaning done @HWHCC

Donnell Jones completed fall area, swings, and merry-go –rounds @N. Helena Park

After school tutorial 3:30pm-6pm

Champion Game night 6pm-7pm

Adult Male free play 7pm-close

Friday 01-22-10

Daily cleaning done @ HWHCC

College Day @ PCCC

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.

·         5k 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

·         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

·         Bring HWHCC playground up to standard TBA

·         Put together recreational equipment TBA

·         Little League Football TBA

·         Summer League Baseball and Softball TBA

·         Youth league football TBA

·         Credit Card Machine @ Golf Course, Phone lines, and computers

·         Call Ronnie Smith for progress about trash cans for the parks

·         Remove debris from N. Helena Park fence row

·         Replace fence at Baseball field

·         Back fill dirt along ditch @N. Helena Park

·         Girls B-Ball Camp Jan 30th

·         Ark. Parks and Rec. Conference Feb. 8th-10th

·         XXX motorcycle party Feb 6th

·         AED meeting feb10th

·         Larry Gray Ole Tymers Ball Feb 13th

·         Relay for life B-Bal  Tournament Feb. 20th

·         Waco Texas Mission Team Mar 6th-12th

·         Commodity Mar 15th arrival; distribution Mar. 19th 10am-4pm

·         Mission Team from Missouri mar. 22nd-26th

·         U of A Technology Team Mar 15th-19th






 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(Wal-Mart)

6.       More money

7.       Talked with Director about the lack of an equipment budget. Planned to present a complete list of future projects and equipment needed to City Council in an attempt to gain their assistance in moving this department forward.





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