Saturday, June 19, 2010

INVITATION TO MEN'S DAY AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH TOMORROW (6/20/2010)

You are cordially invited to attend church with me tomorrow at First Baptist Church, 125 North Coanza Street. It is Men's Day; a special day for us which occurs on Father's Day.

Our morning address will be brought by Elder Anthony K. Valley, Associate Pastor; Bountiful Blessings World Fellowship, Little Rock, Arkansas. 

Our 3:00 p.m. Program Speaker will be Dr. Christopher B. Davis, Pastor; St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Memphis, TN.

See you there.

--

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Honorable James F. Valley
MAYOR - Helena West Helena
P O Box 248
226 Perry Street
Helena-West Helena, 72342
870-817-7400 Phone
870-817-4035 Cell
800-517-7240 Fax

Lovelace ABANDONED STRUCTURE FIRE

Vacant home in 100 block of South Baringo Street burn today.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Weekly Fire Department Report 6/21/10

Weekly Department Report

"We Fight What You Fear"

Department-Fire

Date: 6/21/10

Prepared by Chief Reginald Wilson


 

Specific Weekly Activities

East Side Runs

6/13/10 – 316 Moore St.– Med. Assist

6/16/10 – 1500 Blk. Franklin – Good Intent

West Side Runs

6/10/10 – Hwy 49 – Rubbish Fire

6/10/10 – 961 P.C. 218 – Med. Assist

6/11/10 – 1335 West Springdale Rd. – Med. Assist

6/12/10 – 341 Russ – Good Intent

6/13/10 – 416 East Cleburne – Snake Call

6/14/10 – Hwy. 49 (Pat Kelley's Trailer Park) – Smoke Scare

6/16/10 – 587 South Ridge – Snake Call

6/16/10 – 18 Christopher Circle – Med. Assist

6/17/10 – North 5th & North Ridge – Med. Assist

6/17/10 – P.C. 300 – MVA

6/17/10 – 339 South 8th – Structure Fire


 


 


 

Future Activities

***Schedule Fire Inspections in Helena-West Helena

***June 22 – 25 – Arkansas Fire Convention – Conway, Arkansas

***June 19th – A Day in The Park

***June 30th – Gear Up Program @ PCCUA – 12 – 5p.m.


 

Gas Log

F1

6/11/10

6/16/10

F – 27

F – 20

21.8

18.0

F2

   

F3

6/14/10

F – 27

14.2

#5

   

#8

   

City Vehicle

4/25/10 -6/13/10

F – 33

78.0

Total

  

132.0


 


 


 


 


 


 


 

NORTH HELENA PARK Pool Opening

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: "Earnest Womack" <hwh.streetforeman@gmail.com>
Date: Jun 18, 2010 1:45 PM
Subject: Pool Opening
To: "Mayor James F. Valley" <mayorjfvalley@gmail.com>, <72342@googlegroups.com>

We have just recieved the approval from the county sanitarain to open
the pool Saturday @ 1:00 PM !!!!!!!!!!!

ADMINISTRATION WEEKLY DHR 6/21/2010

CITY OF HELENA WEST HELENA, ARKANSAS
JAMES F. VALLEY, MAYOR
(870)817-4035 CELL PHONE
_________________________________________________________________________________ 
ADMINISTRATION WEEKLY DHR - 06/21/2010  PREPARED BY:  MARK A. PRICE, COS; DANA J. FLOWERS, AA; AND BELINDA COVINGTON, PA.

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES

MONDAY:
  • BLANCHE LINCOLN MEETING AT BLUE TULIP
  • INSTALLATION OF TIME CLOCK ON EAST SIDE (WEST SIDE GET READY)
  • SUMMER ORIENTATION FOR YOUTH WORKERS
  • DEPARTMENT HEAD MEETING
  • PREPARATION FOR PIPE-LINER PARTY
  • DIRECTED THE REPAIR OF RED GMC TRUCK FOR PARKS DEPARTMENT
  • MET WITH JAMIE MCCOY REGARDING REAR END LOADER SET FOR DELIVERY ON JULY 15, 2010 OR THEREABOUTS
  • CIVIL SERVICE EXAM FROM 6:30 TO 9:30 
  • TREASURER'S REPORT AS OF 4/30/2010 (CLERKS OFFICE, TOMMY HUNT, LARRY WILSON, JOE ST COLUMBIA)

TUESDAY: 
  • AUDITORS WORKING ON PLAZA
  • REVIEW OF ORDINANCE 9-2009 (DEMOLITION OF STRUCTURES
  • MET WITH WILL TATE, CHAIR OF CSC REGARDING EMPLOYMENT OF 2 POLICE OFFICERS
  • MET WITH MIKE MARLAR REGARDING STREET, DRAINAGE AND SIDEWALKS
  • MET WITH KEN WEILAND REGARDING VALLEY DRIVE, LITTLE ROAD PROJECT AND OTHER MATTERS
  • MET WITH JAMIE MCCOY REGARDING REAR END LOADER SET FOR DELIVERY ON JULY 15, 2010 OR THEREABOUTS
  • MET WITH JAMIE MCCOY AND REQUESTED QUOTES FOR COMMERCIAL CONTAINERS FOR FRONT END LOADERS
  • JOB EVALUATION REMINDER
  • CHECKED POs
  • RESERVATIONS FOR MUNICIPAL LEAGUE CONFERENCE
  • TREASURER'S REPORT AS OF 4/30/2010 (CLERKS OFFICE, TOMMY HUNT, LARRY WILSON, & JOE ST COLUMBIA)

WEDNESDAY:
  • MET WITH JUDGE OLLY NEAL REGARDING INVESTIGATIONS AND MIKE DAVIS TRIAL
  • DIRECTED INSTALLATION OF MUFFLER, EXHAUST PIPE AND TAILPIPE ON NEWLY ACQUIRED FORD DUALLY PICK-UP FOR PARKS & REC
  • CHECKED POs
  • APPROVED VARIOUS PURCHASES
  • SENT OUT COPIES OF G&K's LATEST PROPOSAL
  • ARML CONFERENCE
  • DELIVERED TREASURER'S REPORT TO (TOMMY HUNT, LARRY WILSON, & JOE ST COLUMBIA)

THURSDAY:`
  • MET WITH JIM HARRISON CONCERNING DEATH NOTIFICATION PROTOCOL
  • MET WITH DISTRICT COURT EMPLOYEES REGARDING DISCIPLINE ISSUE(S)
  • MET WITH RECORDS CLERKS REGARDING TIME CLOCK
  • SUPPLIED SAMPLE QUESTIONS FOR FIRE EXAM
  • ORDERED NEW CELL PHONES
  • BEGAN COMPILING CITY COUNCIL PACKETS
  • CHECKED POs
  • DISTRIBUTED CHECKS
  • RETURNED REQUEST FOR NEW BULBS FOR TRAFFIC LIGHTS TO ARKANSAS HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT
  • ASKED FOR 3 NEW TRAFFIC SIGNALS TO REPLACE AGING ONES FROM AHTD
  • WORKED ON JUNE 15TH COUNCIL AGENDA
  • G&K (PETER KRAFT) OFFERED TO MATCH LOWEST UNIFORM BID
  • ARML CONFERENCE
  • PERPARED ZONING BOOKS FOR CITY ATTORNEY

 FRIDAY:

  • NEW G&K PROPOSAL
  • CONTINUED WORKING ON CITY COUNCIL PACKETS
  • MID DELTA DISTRIBUTED COMMODITIES
  • ATTENDED CENTRAL GRADUATION
  • CHECK POs
  • ARML CONFERENCE
  • PERPARED ZONING BOOKS FOR CITY ATTORNEY
  • DELIVERED ZONING BOOKS TO (MR. SCOTT SHIREY, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR & MR. WILLIE WILLIAMS, SUPERINTENDENT) 

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:
  • PIPELINE WORKERS' EVENT
  • TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT FORMS
  • UNIFORM CONTRACT
  • OVERNIGHT TRAVEL APPLICATION FORMS

FOLLOW UP ACTIVITIES:
  • DEATH NOTIFICATION PROTOCOL - WHAT IS IT?
  • ANNEXATION -- ISLANDS
  • ANNEXATION -- GENERALLY
  • STREET PAVEMENT AND DRAINAGE PLANS
  • CITY COUNCIL REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION
  • ENSURE THAT BOOK IS ACCURATE FOR G&K DELIVERIES
  • PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTES FOR COUNCIL MEMBERS
  • VEHICLE LISTING FOR COUNCIL MEMBERS
  • SCRAP IRON RECEIPTS FOR COCA COLA BUILDING FOR COUNCIL MEMBERS

STAFF CONCERNS/ISSUES:
CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION: TBA
  • PLANNING COMMISSION: TBA
  • A & P COMMISSION: TBA
  • WATER -- ADVERTISED OPEN POSITION
  • POLICE HAS SEVERAL OPEN OFFICER SLOTS
  • FIRE DEPARTMENT HAS TWO OPEN FIREFIGHTER SLOTS
  • SANITATION NEEDS ONE MORE STAFF PERSON
  • 98 PLAZA STREET SITE NEEDS JANITORIAL CARETAKER (ADD TO BW'S DUTIES/PERMIT OVERTIME)
  • HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMISSION -- MAKE ASSESSMENT OF MEMBERS AND ATTENDANCE
  • ALL COMMISSIONS -- CHECK ON TERM EXPIRATION(S)


--
Belinda Covington
Purchasing Agent
Helena-West Helena
PO Box 248
226 Perry Street
Helena-West Helena, AR 72342
(870) 572-2528 Ex. 2044 Phone
(870) 714-1232 Cell
(800) 517-7240 Fax

PARKS & RECREATION WEEKLY DHR 6/21/2010

PARKS & RECREATION
WEEKLY DHR 6/21/2010

Department: Parks and Recreation

Date: 06-21-10

Prepared by: B. O'Shea Burrell

Specific Weekly Activities

Monday 06-14-10

Daily cleaning done @ HWHCC

Cut and Sprayed Washington St. Park

Prepped fields in N. Helena Park

Adult Male free play 6pm- close

Tuesday 06-15-10

Daily cleaning @ HWHCC

Cut N. Helena Park

Prepped fields for games

Free play 5pm-6pm

Adult male free play 6pm-close

Wednesday 06-16-10

Daily cleaning done @HWHCC

Municipal League

Cut grass @ HWHCC

Cut Solomon Hill Park

Registration for Swim Camp continues

Adult male free play 6:30pm- close

Thursday 06-17-10

Daily cleaning done @HWHCC

Municipal league

Baseball games held @ N. Helena

Prepped fields @N Helena Park

T-ball games cancelled

Adult male free play 6pm-close

Friday 06-18-10

Closed Center; staff working Saturday

Municipal League

Saturday 06-19- 10

A Day in the Park 10- 4pm

Sunday 06-20-10

Baseball at N. Helena Park

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 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

Date Driver Vehicle Fuel
1-28-10 O'shea Dodge 25Gal
2-3-10 Jamal GMC 25Gal
2-3-10 O'Shea Dodge 25Gal
2-26-10 Jamal yukon 20 Gal


3-3-10 O'shea
GMC 21 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

District Court Weekly DHR (6/21/10)

WEEKLY DEPARTMENT REPORT

(Period of June 11 - 17, 2010)

Department: Helena-West Helena District Court

Date:    June 21, 2010

Prepared by:     Linda Danley

SPECIFIC WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

June 11 - 17, 2010 - Processed civil and small claims actions as received; input traffic violations and criminal actions into court database in preparation for arraignment; prepared scheduled traffic violations and criminal actions for bench trial; processed warrants of arrest issued by the court; and reported dispositions to Arkansas Driver Control.

June 11, 2010 - Plea/Arraignment & Review Docket

    Total number of cases scheduled – 192

June 16, 2010 – Civil & Small Claims Hearings/Trials

    Judge out on vacation; no cases scheduled.

Thurs., June 17, 2010 (1:30 P.M.) - Bench Trials on Traffic & Criminal Actions

    Total number of cases scheduled – 42

---------------------------------------------------------------

Breakdown of Traffic and Criminal Actions

Resolved During the Period of June 11- 17, 2010

Jurisdiction: City of Helena-West Helena

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Ordinance

Traffic

Total

BF

   

1

4

5

DM

1

   

6

7

G

6

2

1

 

7

16

NG

 

1

   

1

NP

4

   

4

8

PRB

    

2

2

TOTAL

11

3

1

1

23

39

Jurisdiction: City of West Helena-OLD

Finding

Criminal

Total

G

2

2

TOTAL

2

2

Jurisdiction: Highway Police "Z" Tickets

Finding

Traffic

Total

BF

1

1

TOTAL

1

1

Jurisdiction: Phillips County

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Traffic

Total

BF

   

16

16

DM

  

1

5

6

G

2

1

 

3

6

NP

10

  

3

13

PRB

   

1

1

TOTAL

12

1

1

28

42

ALL JURISDICTIONS:

Finding

Criminal

DWI

Juvenile

Ordinance

Traffic

Total

BF

   

1

21

22

DM

1

 

1

 

11

13

G

10

3

1

 

10

24

NG

 

1

   

1

NP

14

   

7

21

PRB

    

3

3

TOTAL

25

4

2

1

52

84

KEY

BF – Bond Forfeited

NG – Not Guilty

DM – Dismissed

NP – Nolle Prosequi

G – Guilty

PRB – Probation

__________________________________

Jail Roster

(June 11 - 17, 2010)

Name 

Case# 

Arrest

Date 

Release/

Sent. Date 

Disposition 

Harris, William S. 

TR-10-2061

TR-10-2062

TR-10-2063

TR-10-2064

6/7/10 

 

Plea of not guilty on 6/11/10. Set for trial on 7/09/10.

Henry, Patricia 

CR-10-1693 

6/10/10 

 

Plea of not guilty on 6/11/10. Set for trial on 6/24/10. Public defender appointed. (Also wanted by Craighead County.)

Jones, Rumondale 

CR-09-3597 

6/03/10

 

Plea of not guilty on 6/04/10. Set for 7/08/10. 

King, Lakevis 

CR-09-2478

CR-09-2778

Served

while in

jail on other charges. 

 

Appeared before the court 5/27/10. Set for trial on 6/10/10. To hire an attorney. Rescheduled for trial on 7/15/10.

Kirkwood, Wanda

CR-10-1559

CR-10-1560

6/01/10

 

Plea of not guilty on 6/04/10. Set for 7/29/10. Bail bond $17,000.00+

Manuel, Monique 

CR-10-1570

CR-10-1572

CR-10-1573 

6/03/10 

 

Plea of not guilty on 6/11/10. Set for trial on 6/24/10.

Moody, Lakeithon

CR-10-1328

CR-10-1654

Served while in jail on other charges

 

Plea of not guilty on 5/21/10. Trial set for 6/03/10. Case continued to 6/10/10 on 6/03/10. Rescheduled for 7/08/10.

Smith, Ernie M.  

CR-10-1687

CR-10-1688

CR-10-1690

CR-10-1691 

6/09/10 

6/11/10

Plea of not guilty on 6/11/10. Set for trial on 6/24/10. Public defender appointed. Released O.R.

FUTURE WEEKLY ACTIVITIES:

• Fri., June 18, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – No Court (Municipal League Conference)

• Thurs., June 24, 2010(9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., June 24, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

• Fri., June 25, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment

• Thurs., July 1, 2010(9:00 a.m.) – Bench Trials on Traffic Violations

• Thurs., July 1, 2010 (1:30 p.m.) – Bench Trials on Criminal Actions

• Fri., July 2, 2010 (9:00 a.m.) – Plea/Arraignment (Half-day schedule – Independence Day)

• Mon., July 5, 2010 – Office Closed (Independence Day)

FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES:

• Process warrants of arrest as directed by the court.

• Process civil and small claims actions as they are received.

• Input new citations and criminal actions as they are received from Records into database in preparation for court.

• Prepare pending actions for trial.

• Prepare abstract of the court's disposition of all cases for Arkansas Driver Control.

STAFF CONCERNS/ISSUES:

• Replace computer monitor.

• Complete installation and set up of court server.

• Training for dispatch personnel on use of Virtual Justice (court software).

Fwd: WEST HELENA-WEST HELENA DHR 06-21-2010




Department:    WEST HELENA WATER UTILITIES

                                            92 PLAZA

                              WEST HELENA, ARKANSAS

                                              72390

 

Date JUNE 21, 2010

 

Prepared by  KEN FRATESI (06/03/2010)  

WEEK OF _06/10/2010—06/17/2010

51 LAMBERT REPAIR WATER SERVICE          

52 LAMBERT REPLACE WATER SERVICE

802 EAST RUSSELL REPLACE ANGLE VALVE

416 BONANZA REPLACE ANGLE VALVE

520 EAST RUSSELL REPAIR WATER SERVICE

2947 HWY 242 MTC METER SET

246 SOUTH SAM REPLACE WATER SERVICE

1226 HWY 242 MTC METER SET

414 WEST CLEBURNE REPLACE WATER SERVICE

328 NORTH SEBASTIAN REPAIR WATER MAIN

PLAZA CLEAN SEWER MAIN

237 NORTH SAM REPAIR WATER SERVICE

213 AND 231 PHILLIPS REPAIR VALVE

CUT GRASS

CHECK VACANT ACCOUNTS

DO LOCATES

READ METERS

 

FuturE Activities:

PAINT STAND PIPE

REHAB CLEARWELL

PURCHASE GENERATOR

SEWER SURVEY

 

Follow Up Activities:

REPLACE FIRE HYDRANTS 5TH & 7TH AND PLAZA

 

Staff Concerns/Issues:

VACANT POSITION

 


Belinda Covington
Purchasing Agent
Helena-West Helena
PO Box 248
226 Perry Street
Helena-West Helena, AR 72342
(870) 572-2528 Ex. 2044 Phone
(870) 714-1232 Cell
(800) 517-7240 Fax

H.W.H.P.D. Office of Investigations (DHR) 06/21/2010

PREPARED BY:

CID COMMANDER, LT. R. COVINGTON SR.

DATE: June 18, 2010 Month of June 11-17, 2010

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­

______________________________________________________________________

CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY

Investigators are currently investigating 4- Residential Burglaries, and 5- Theft of Properties.

______________________________________________________________

CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS

Investigators are currently investigating 1 alleged Terroristic Act, Aggravated Assault x2, Battery 1, and 1 Unlawful Discharge after a shooting incident in the area of Art, Alice, and Baker where on 8 year old boy was shot along with several vehicles and a house. There has been one arrest made (Darius Shears) and one remaining active warrant in this case.

Investigators are currently investigating 1 alleged Terroristic Act after a resident of Center Street reported that someone threw in her home what appeared to be a homemade cocktail containing several flammable liquids. There has been a suspect named in this case and warrants are pending further investigation.

Investigators have made one arrest in the Battery of Ms. Kizzie Diamond, after her son Curtis Diamond assaulted her after a dispute inside her residence located in the 1200 blk. of Garland. Diamond has been charged with Domestic Battery 2nd Degree.

_______________________________________________________________________________

NARCOTICS CRIMES

Investigators have conducted several drug operations this week, that appear to possibly net numerous drug arrest in the near future.

_________________________________________________________________________________

MISCELLENEOUS

Investigators have opened an active Negligent Homicide investigation in the death Steve Bell that occurred last month.

Investigators are also investigating 2 -Forgeries and 1 -Identity Theft for the past week.

______________________________________________________________________________

ACTIVE WARRANTS

_________________________________________________________________________________

FUEL:

Criminal Investigation Division fuel Purchased for the week of June 11-17, 2010

Unit

Investigator

Date

Gallons

Fuel Usage Cost

400

Roy Covington Sr.

06/13/2010

15.1 Gal. @ $2.69

$42.00

401

Dennis Cox

06/16/2010

20.2 Gal. @ $2.69

$54.74

402

Tommy Bivens

N/A

N/A

N/A

403

Vacant

405

Chanta Mansfield

06/11/2010

20.6 Gal. @ $2.69

$62.00

TOTAL

55.9 gallons

$158.74

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