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It's Your Money

Compiled by Matt Miller matt@dmcityview.com

 

Paid for by taxpayers in…

Polk Co.
(paid during the week of Jan. 21)

 

Amount: $62,673.32
To: Adecco Employment Services
For: Payment for pandemic flu phase immunization plan.

 

Amount: $399
To: Bob Barker Co.
For: Purchase of kitchen supplies for Polk County Jail, 1985 N.E. 51st Place.

 

Amount: $6,108.03
To: Bob Barker Co.
For: Purchase of medical and lab supplies for Polk County Jail, 1985 N.E. 51st Place.

 

Amount: $2,225.69
To: Brewer Wholesale Meats Inc.
For: Purchase of food items for Polk County Sheriff’s Department.

 

Amount: $637.65
To: Capital Sanitary Supply Co.
For: Purchase of cleaning supplies for various Polk County buildings.

 

Amount: $448.50
To: Carpenter Uniform Co.
For: Purchase of uniform apparel for the Polk County Department of General Services.

 

Amount: $75.75
To: Cintas First Aid and Safety
For: Purchase of medical and lab supplies for Polk County Sheriff’s Department.

 

Amount: $42
To: Clinton County Sheriff
For: Prosecution expenses.

 

Amount: $60.65
To: Janna Colvin
For: Mileage reimbursement.

 

Amount: $50
To: Community Services Association
For: 2010 membership dues for Polk County Health Services.

 

Amount: $1,204
To: Des Staffing Services Inc.
For: Payment for temporary extra help from Brenda Almenzar at Polk County Health Department, 1907 Carpenter Ave.

 

Amount: $333.80
To: Des Moines Water Works
For: Payment for sanitary sewer, water and storm water services.

 

Amount: $4,282.50
To: Gall’s Inc.
For: Payment for services to Polk County Jail.

 

Amount: $200
To: Iowa Health Des Moines Medical Staff
For: 2010 medical staff dues for Gregory A. Schmunk, Polk County Medical Examiner.

 

Amount: $1,328
To: Quail Hollow Farms
For: Purchase of animal supplies for Jester Park Stables.

 

Salaries and Such

Name: Courtney Greene
Title: Bureau Chief of the Public Information Bureau
Years experience: 4
Annual salary: $59,000

 

Travel

The City of Des Moines recently approved $1,673 for Kirk Bagby, Chad Nicolino and Jon Scarlett, all senior police officers, to attend a conference sponsored by the International Narcotics Interdiction Association. The conference runs from May 9 to 13 in San Antonio, Texas, and presents several topics that relate to the detection of illegal narcotics that are being transported and distributed throughout the country by people, vehicles and commercial vehicles. The amount expended for travel for the 2010 fiscal year as of Feb. 1 is $210,733. CV

 


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