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It's Your Money

September 16, 2010
Compiled by Matt Miller matt@dmcityview.com

 

Paid for by taxpayers in…
West Des Moines
(paid during the week of Sept. 6)

 

Amount: $1,650

To: Arrow Stage Lines

For: Payment by the West Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department to use a motor coach to transport passengers on a Minnesota Twins and Minnesota Vikings trip on Sept. 18 and 19.

 

Amount: $1,151

To: AMI Environmental & Engineering Inc.

For: Payment for air sampling at West Des Moines Community Center, 217 S. Fifth St.

 

Amount: $1,200

To: Commissioner of Transportation

For: Registration fees for Bryan Snyder and Nathan Geil, both of the West Des Moines Public Works Department, for Snow Plow Operator Training in St. Paul, Minn., from Sept. 20 to 24.

 

Amount: $5,204.46
To: Disaster Restoration Services of Iowa

For: Payment for emergency maintenance work due to roof and wall leaking water into a West Des Moines building.

 

Amount: $153.95

To: Emergency Medical Products

For: Purchase of EMS supplies for West Des Moines EMS Department.

 

Amount: $41.50

To: Dee Ann Fredericks

For: Mileage reimbursement from July and August.

 

Amount: $3,140.60

To: Hewlett-Packard Co.

For: Purchase of two laptop computers and accessories for West Des Moines Police Department, 250 Mills Civic Parkway.

 

Amount: $46

To: Rod Hoegh

For: Payment for officiating two adult league flag football games.

 

Amount: $361.68

To: Iowa Interstate Railroad Ltd.

For: Cost for signal maintenance for Jordan Creek Trail for the month of August.

 

Amount: $40.30

To: Iowa State University Treasurer’s Office

For: Payment by the West Des Moines Animal Control for a rabies test on a bat.

 

Amount: $2,500

To: J&M Displays Inc.

For: Payment for fireworks for Illumifest on Sept. 25 in West Des Moines.

 

Amount: $400

To: William L. Laidlaw Jr.

For: Payment to repair four mailboxes in West Des Moines.

 

Amount: $992.90

To: Moore Medical LLC

For: Purchase of FluMist Nasal Spray for West Des Moines EMS Department, 8055 Mills Civic Parkway.

 

Salaries and Such

Name John (Jack) Kibbie

Title President of the Iowa Senate

Years experience 22

Annual salary $40,430

 

Travel

The Des Moines City Council recently approved $1,974 for Brian Hammer, plumbing inspector, to attend the annual code conference on the 2009 UPC code in Seattle, Wash., from Sept. 26 to Oct. 1. Attendance at the conference will provide a better understanding of code changes that will assist in daily work and the ability to pass on the knowledge to contractors and other inspectors. The budget for travel and training for the 2011 fiscal year is $621,718. The amount expended for travel and training in the 2011 fiscal year as of Aug. 16 was $22,636. CV


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