Friday, April 23, 2010

Weekly dhr april 26

   class="Normal__Char">Weekly Report

Department: Parks and Recreation

Date: 04-26-10

Prepared by: B. O’Shea Burrell

class="Normal__Char">Specific Weekly Activities

class="Normal__Char">Monday 04-19-10

class="Normal__Char">Daily cleaning done

class="Normal__Char">Free play 3:30-6pm

class="Normal__Char">Began to supply info
to Jim Riley for website

class="Normal__Char">Washed truck

class="Normal__Char">Game Night 40 &
over league

class="Normal__Char">Tuesday 04-20-10

class="Normal__Char">Daily cleaning @ HWHCC

class="Normal__Char">Prepped fields @ N.
Helena Park

class="Normal__Char">Central high baseball
Game @ N. Helena Park

class="Normal__Char">Ordered Basketball Goals
for Sacred Heart Park

class="Normal__Char">Weed eating done @ Sacred
Heart Park

class="Normal__Char">Organizing baseball/softball

class="Normal__Char">City converged on CHS
for Michael Baseden’s Million Mentors initiative; we mentor everyday!

class="Normal__Char">Free play 5pm-6pm

class="Normal__Char">Adult male free play

class="Normal__Char">Wednesday 04-21-10

class="Normal__Char">Daily cleaning done

class="Normal__Char">Put up backboards, rims,
and nets in Sacred Heart Park

class="Normal__Char">Also had Court painted

class="Normal__Char">Director attended Council
Mtg. to present revision plan, but was denied

class="Normal__Char">Free play

class="Normal__Char">Adult Male free play6:00pm-9pm

class="Normal__Char">Thursday 04-22-10

class="Normal__Char">Daily cleaning done

class="Normal__Char">Sprayed fields @N Helena

class="Normal__Char">Gave N. Helena Concessions
key to Debra O’Neal

class="Normal__Char">Took Photo for Dailey
World to inform community of ACF Grant

class="Normal__Char">Continued to supply
Jim Riley with info for website

class="Normal__Char">Wal-Mart practiced @
HWHCC 7:30 to close

class="Normal__Char">Ms. McKinney conducted
D-Tyme Program

class="Normal__Char">Continued baseball/softball

class="Normal__Char">Worked on Trails for
life Grant Deadline (Oct. 30, 2010)

class="Normal__Char">Worked on Communities
Creating Healthy Environments (CCHE) 

class="Normal__Char">Purchased Chemical from
Helena Chemical and Fuller Seed

class="Normal__Char">Talked to Rep. from
Helena Chemical to see if
Round-up was safe to spray in parks

class="Normal__Char">and would not affect the citizens of this community.

class="Normal__Char">Friday 04-23-10

class="Normal__Char">Daily cleaning done

class="Normal__Char">Changed Malco marquee

class="Normal__Char">Continued to spray all

class="Normal__Char">Free play 3:30- 6pm

class="Normal__Char">Game Night 40 &
over league  

class="Normal__Char">Saturday 04-24- 10

class="Normal__Char">Sunday 04-25-10

class="Normal__Char">Men Softball @2p

class="Normal__Char">Future Activities

·         Check fire extinguisher every month and Initial after

·         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 class="Normal__Char" style=" color: #FF0000; background-color: #FFFF00">(Denied CITY COUNCIL)

·         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

·         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) class="Normal__Char" style=" color: #FF0000; background-color: #FFFF00">Denied CITY COUNCIL

·         Marking the HWHCC parking lot

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

·         Bring HWHCC playground up to standard TBA

·         Little League Football TBA

·         Summer League Baseball and Softball May 3-7

·         Youth league football TBA

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

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

·         Replace fence at Baseball field

·         Backfill dirt along ditch @N. Helena Park 




Staff Issues/Concerns

1.       Transportation (Denied City Council class="Normal__Char" style=" background-color: #FFFF00">)

2.       Two-way Radios

3.       Electronic Marquee for Malco Theater

4.       Need to purchase 4 leaf rakes (Wal-Mart)

5.       More money; Salaries are too low

class="Normal__Char">6.       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. DENIED!!!!!!!! 4-21-10

class="Normal__Char">7. How are we going
to supply the needs of our department?   










HWHCC Monthly


January         655


February       1116

March           2613

April              0

May              0

June              0

July               0

August          0

September    0

October        0

November    0

December    0 






class="Normal__Char" style=" color: #111111;">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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