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It's Your Money

Compiled by Matt Miller matt@dmcityview.com

 

Paid for by taxpayers in…
City of Johnston
(paid during the week of May 17)

 

Amount: $282
To: AllMed
For: Purchase of EMS supplies for Johnston Fire Department.

Amount: $188
To: Ardick Equipment Co. Inc.
For: Purchase of sign equipment for City of Johnston.

Amount: $70.99
To: Carpenter Uniform Co.
For: Purchase of bike shorts for Johnston Police Department.

Amount: $22,681
To: Charles Gabus Ford
For: Purchase of new pickup for City of Johnston Public Works Department.

Amount: $33.64
To: Cross-Dillon Tire Inc.
For: Purchase of supplies for City of Johnston Public Works Department.

Amount: $90
To: Des Moines Pest Control
For: Quarterly insect and mouse prevention services for Johnston Public Works.

Amount: $55,135.77
To: Des Moines Water Works
For: Water charges for City of Johnston.

Amount: $210
To: Iowa Department of Transportation
For: Payment for theft examinations conducted by the Johnston Police Department.

Amount: $500
To: Iowa Park and Recreation Association
For: Fall Workshop sponsorship for the City of Johnston for support of the Iowa Park and Recreation Association.

Amount: $410
To: LabelsNOW
For: Payment for bicycle registration labels.

Amount: $16
To: Metro Waste Authority
For: Payment for residential pick up of deer carcass.

Amount: $12,560.30
To: Metro Waste Authority
For: Payment for monthly Curb-It program.

Amount: $40
To: National Association of School Resource Officers
For: Membership renewal for Kenny Agan.

Amount: $471.37
To: National Imprint Corp.
For: Purchase of wristbands for the Johnston Police Department.

 

Salaries and Such
Name: Doug Schwab
Title: University of Northern
Iowa Wrestling Coach
Years experience: 0
Annual salary: $77,000

 

Homeland Security

In 2007, the Homeland Security Bureau and the Metro Advisory Team signed a three-year agreement to help pay for the bureau in exchange for services. The agreement expires June 30. The following is a list of proposed annual costs for each city and country to be part of the Bureau. The estimated amounts are based on population and taxable property values.

 

Altoona — $17,600
Ankeny — $50,000
Bondurant — $4,000
Carlisle — $4,600
Clive — $25,400
De Soto — $1,800
Des Moines — $950,000
Grimes — $11,700
Indianola — $17,700
Johnston — $24,000
Mitchellville — $3,000
Norwalk — $11,500
Pleasant Hill — $11,600
Polk City — $4,000
Urbandale — $54,000
Waukee — $14,000
West D.M. — $81,000
Windsor Heights — $6,400
Dallas County — $17,000
Warren County — $19,600


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