Welcome to the Houston Alaska Chamber of Commerce inc.
Little Su Campground in Houston Alaska
Sponsors lined up for the Pike Derby
Radio Promotion ready
Campground is sponsor of the pike derby and free nights at the campground will be a weekly prize for the derby and also . This will promote usage and awareness about the campground. Campground stickers will be given out to all prize winners. Signage matching the sticker would work well to identify the Campground
Radio ad on 3 days a week 36 times total per week.
Flyers for pike derby changed weekly with new winners.
Sportmans warehouse handing out flyers at the checkouts.
Weekly Pike derby prize - Free night at the Campground. to promote use.
65 volunteer hours 100 Title V hours
Radio ad on 3 days a week 36 times total per week, 100.9 fm Country Legends
Flyers for pike derby changed weekly with new winners and thanking sponsors.
Prize for Campground stays to be given out weekly and with the Final Awards in April.
75 volunteer hours 100 Title V hours
Easter egg hunt held at the campground,
Large turnout for the hunt and BBQ.
Pike derby awards banquet featured prize for the campground. Large turnout good exposure for Campground.
80 Volunteer hours+100 hours Title v
Full time staffing starting on Sat May 1st.
Checking campground pay box 2 times per day, turning in receipts mon-Fri. Mornings, by Bert and Nancy.
Garbage Cans need to be uprighted and we should have covers for the trash cans. Bears are always an issue by the river. Plants are started and growing in the Visitor Center for Summer Planting. Top Soil is needed for the Front yard at Visitor center Lots of Gravel in the grass area.
Saturday Market to start on May 15th Houston Lions are lead group and this year lions will be donating proceeds to the HFD auxiliary.
Hours will 8-2:00 weekdays and 10-4 weekends.
Report for 09
PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT
2.28.040 Duties of Recreation Committee.
There is created a Parks and Recreation Department. The City Council may name a panel of not less than three persons, from its ranks or otherwise, to administer the regulations and plans for recreation within the City and its jurisdiction. The panel shall be called the Parks, Trails, and Recreation Committee. The panel shall serve at the pleasure of the City Council as volunteers until such time as funds are available and appropriated for salaries. (Ord. 09-01, 2009; Ord. 97-06, 1997; Ord. 85-01, 1985; Ord. 75-S-4 § 1, 1975) (Top of page)
The recreation facilities shall include, but not be limited to:
A. The Little Susitna River Campground which is located in the SE 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of Sec. 22, T.18N, R.3W, S.M., said park being established on borough land, more or less across the Parks Highway from the Houston Lodge, north of the Little Susitna River;
B. Bear Paw Recreation Area is located on 32 acres 18N3W26SM and 5998000L09-12968 W. Cheri Lake Drive, Houston, Alaska;
C. Little Su Public Park is located on 21 acres in Enchanted Subdivision, 4187 N. Maid Marian Drive, Houston, Alaska;
D. Castle Public Park is located at Prator Lake 3113 N. Castle Drive, Houston, Alaska Block 27, Lot 1;
E. Any other facility or area that may at any time come under the recreation plan for the City. (Ord. 09-01, 2009; Ord. 97-06, 1997; Ord. 75-S-4 § 2, 1975) (Top of page)
The importance of parks and open space in community and regional comprehensive plans is well known to the citizens of Houston. It is the desire of the people to maintain a beautification plan and a recreational plan that will make an increasingly great contribution to improve the quality of environment of all Alaskans, the preservation of our natural heritage close to home where we can enjoy it on a daily basis, and to provide the public with recreational and aesthetic benefits of open space in a clean and sanitary surrounding, where activity programs may be developed in keeping with the surroundings. (Ord. 75-S-4 § 3, 1975) (Top of page)
2.28.040 Duties of Recreation Committee.
The Parks, Trails, and Recreation Committee will meet on a regular basis to formulate plans and guidelines for the establishment and operation of the parks. The committee shall consider accomplishments made during the past years, review and make recommendations to the Council for changing or amending overall plans for the future, and in particular, accept input from the citizens of the City with regard to the function and management of the City parks. The committee duties shall include all phases of recreation, trails and parks under the jurisdiction of the City. (Ord. 09-01, 2009; Ord. 97-06, 1997; Ord. 85-01, 1985; Ord. 75-S-4 § 4, 1975) (Top of page)
The City assumes all powers not specifically prohibited by state and borough statutes, relative to parks and recreation. (Ord. 97-06, 1997; Ord. 75-S-4 § 5, 1975) (Top of page)
The Parks and Recreation Department shall operate solely on grants and revenue sharing funds. No tax shall be levied to supplement expenses under this program without approval of the City residents through a referendum vote. (Ord. 97-06, 1997; Ord. 75-S-4 § 6, 1975) (Top of page)
Approval Code: 136044 Transaction Id: 201005161647363925554 Response: 73 : 2000 - APPROVED Description: Additional Info: None