Friday, August 6, 2010


Weekly Report

Department: Parks and Recreation

Date: 08-02-10

Prepared by: B. O’Shea Burrell

Specific Weekly Activities

Monday 08-02-10

Daily cleaning done @ HWHCC

Attended DHR meeting

Began to cut N. Helena Park

Kyle Miller accessing Malco all week preparing for upcoming event

Adult male free play 6pm-close

Tuesday 08-03-10

Daily cleaning @ HWHCC

Re-evaluating business relationship with KIPP

Continued to cut N. Helena Park

Set up for 2nd Annual National Night Out

Cut grass @ HWHCC

Attended Parks planning meeting

Wednesday 08-04-10

Daily cleaning done @HWHCC

Cut Solomon Hill Park

Adult male free play 6pm-close

Tracy and Tyler gathering uniforms for Back 2 School Rally

Chuck Davis Cleaned grease trap@ HWHCC

Killion performed A/C unit maintenance

Thursday 08-05-10

Daily cleaning done @HWHCC

Took Municipal League materials to Belinda Covington

Ms. Tracy left for Kids Across America Camp

Adult male free play 6pm-close

Friday 08-06-10

Daily cleaning done @ HWHCC

Cut Sacred Heart Park

Kid’s For the Future Graduation Practice

Saturday 08-07- 10

HWHCC Rental

Sunday 08-08-10

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

· Replace fence at Baseball field

· Backfill dirt along ditch @N. Helena Park

· Tag Trailers

· Inquire about Camp Training held in Branson Missouri

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 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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