Friday, March 19, 2010

Weekly Report March 22nd Part B

  Weekly Report

Department: Parks and Recreation

Date: 03-22-10

Prepared by: B. O’Shea Burrell

Specific Weekly Activities

Monday 03-15-10

Daily cleaning done @HWHCC

Commodities truck arrived

Began to Spray N. Helena Park

Afterschool Tutorial 3:30-5pm

Free play

Practice for Coaches Antonio and West 5:30- 7:30pm

Adult male free play 7:30- Close

Tuesday 03-16-10

Daily cleaning @ HWHCC

Arrival of U of A Tech Team

Drug Ed. Class 10-11:30

Continued to spray N. Helena Park

Prepped field at N. Helena ballpark

Mrs. McKinney’s D-Tyme Program @ HWHCC

After school tutorial 3:30pm-5pm

Free play 5pm-6pm

Game night; Boy’s league began 6pm- close

Wednesday 03-17-10

Daily cleaning done @HWHCC

Finished spraying N. Helena Park and Sacred Heart

Started to prep baseball field

After school tutorial 3:30pm-5pm

Coaches Henry practiced 5:30pm-7:30pm

Adult Male free play7:30pm-9pm

Thursday 03-18-10

Daily cleaning done @HWHCC

Sprayed Solomon Hill and 10th St. Park

Continued baseball/softball registration

D-Tyme after school program not held

Game night ; Boys league 6pm-close 

Worked on Trails for life Grant Deadline (Oct. 30, 2010)

Worked on Communities Creating Healthy Environments (CCHE)

Friday 03-19-10

Daily cleaning done @ HWHCC

Sprayed Washington St. Park

Commodity Giveaway

40 & over league game night 6:30pm

Departure of U of A Tech Team

  Saturday 03-20- 10

Wedding Reception

Sunday 03-21-10

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

·         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)

·         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

·         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

·         Backfill dirt along ditch @N. Helena Park

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

·         Tag Trailors



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.


Fuel Log




















               20 Gal

                  3-3-10                                O’shea                                GMC                                   21 Gal



HWHCC Monthly Count


January         655


February       1116

March           0

April              0

May              0

June              0

July               0

August          0

September    0

October        0

November    0

December    0

















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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