It's Your Money

Compiled by Matt Miller matt@dmcityview.com


Paid for by taxpayers in…

Polk Co.
(paid during the week of Nov. 17th)

Amount: $9,892.01
To: Adecco Employment Services
For: Grant expense.

Amount: $80
To: American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators
For: Dues and membership for Gregory A. Schmunk and Michelle Mauro from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2010.

Amount: $145.20
To: Arlene Anderson
For: Mileage reimbursement from Oct. 1 to 30.

Amount: $82.50
To: Sarah Bowers
For: Prosecution expenses.

Amount: $447
To: Capital Sanitary Supply Co.
For: Purchase of custodial supplies for various Polk County buildings.

Amount: $643.72
To: Carpenter Uniform Co.
For: Purchase of new apparel for Polk County Sheriff’s Department.

Amount: $109.25
To: Cintas First Aid and Safety
For: Purchase of medical and lab supplies for Polk County Sheriff’s Department.

Amount: $59.95
To: Janna Colvin
For: Mileage reimbursement from Sept. 30 to Oct. 30.

Amount: $1,625
To: Cyphers Equine Service
For: Purchase of horse bedding for Jester Park Stables.

Amount: $98
To: Des Staffing Services Inc.
For: Temporary extra help from Brenda Almenzar.

Amount: $2,600.04
To: Des Moines Water Works
For: Water, sanitary sewer and storm water services for service at 111 Court Ave.

Amount: $40
To: Ron Fisher
For: Boards and commission fees.

Amount: $1,305
To: Government Finance Officers Association
For: Dues and membership renewal for employees for the period of Dec. 1 to Nov. 30, 2010.

Amount: $129
To: Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce
For: Recreational services group tour on Sept. 16 to CVB Stop Coffee and Coneys.

Amount: $6,340.01
To: McKesson General Medical Corp.
For: Purchase of medical and lab supplies for Polk County Health Department.



FEMA watch

Last week Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $1,887,245.65 in federal grants for Des Moines Water Works as a funding effort after last year’s floods. The funding will provide reimbursement for the costs to armor and protect the sand and gravel beds surrounding well No. 5 of Des Moines Water Works. Cedar Rapids was awarded $1,204,402.50. CV


Your taxes not at workSalaries and Such

Name: Gregory Geoffroy
Title: Iowa State University
Years experience: 9
Annual salary: $415,298.65





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