Friday, August 20, 2010

Parks & Recreation Weekly DHR 8-23-10

  Weekly Report

Department: Parks and Recreation

Date: 08-23-10

Prepared by: B. O'Shea Burrell

Specific Weekly Activities

Monday 08-16-10

Daily cleaning done @ HWHCC

Attended DHR meeting

Began to roughs@ HWHMGC

Scoreboard serviced, parts recommended

Taebo Class 5pm

Adult male free play 6pm-close

Tuesday 08-17-10

Daily cleaning @ HWHCC

Continued to cut roughs @ HWHMGC

Taebo Class 5pm

Held meeting for upcoming Men's League 6pm

Adult male free play 6pm-close

Wednesday 08-18-10

Daily cleaning done @HWHCC

Got paid; great boost to employee morale!

Began to spray parks

Taebo Class 5pm

Adult male free play 6pm-close

Thursday 08-19-10

Daily cleaning done @HWHCC

Continued to spray parks

Began to cut fairways and sprayed tee boxes for worms

Taebo Class 5pm

Friday 08-20-10

Daily cleaning done @ HWHCC

Finished cutting fairways and spraying greens

Saturday 08-21- 10

Sunday 08-22-10

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

         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

         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

         Replace fence at Baseball field

         Backfill dirt along ditch @N. Helena Park

         Tag Trailers



Staff Issues/Concerns

1.       Seeking ways to implement a more stringent protocol for offenses committed by patrons of the HWHCC

2.       Two-way Radios

3.       Electronic Marquee for Malco Theater

4.       More money; Job security

5.       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

                 7-6-10                                 Jamal                                  Dodge                                21 Gal

                 7-11-10                               Jamal                                  Dodge                                21 Gal

                 7-14-10                              Jamal                                   Dodge                               22 Gal

                 7-20-10                                Jamal                                  Dodge                                15 Gal

                 7-20-10                                Jamal                                   Green Truck                     23.8 Gal

                  7-23-10                               Jamal                                mower's                              12 Gal

                  7-28-10                               Jamal                                 Mower's                             10 Gal



HWHCC Monthly Count


January         655


February       1116

March           2613

April              2471

May              1472

June              2450

July               2175

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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