It's Your Money

December 23, 2010
Compiled by Matt Miller matt@dmcityview.com


Paid for by taxpayers in…

Polk Co.


Amount: $5,000

To: Arnett Muldrow & Associates

For: Fee for kickoff of Marketing and Branding Plan for West Des Moines Economic Development.


Amount: $24,475.27

To: ACME Printing Co.

For: Payment to print 33,600 copies of Fall/Winter 2010 WDM Magazine.


Amount: $86.50

To: Mark Brewick

For: Mileage reimbursement for month of November.


Amount: $1,499.65

To: Coastal Training Technologies

For: Purchase of safety DVDs and handbooks for West Des Moines Fire Department.


Amount: $610

To: Carmike Cinemas Inc.

For: Payment for the purchase of 100 tickets plus shipping and handling for the West Des Moines Human Resources Department.


Amount: $2,227.72

To: Capital Sanitary Supply Co.

For: Purchase of cleaning supplies for various West Des Moines city buildings.


Amount: $4,015

To: FBG Service Corp.

For: Monthly cleaning services for various West Des Moines buildings.


Amount: $316

To: Iowa Interstate Railroad Ltd.

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


Amount: $2,839.70

To: Iowa Fire Equipment Co.

For: Payment for sprinkler inspections and fire exit services at various City of West Des Moines buildings.


Amount: $4,500

To: Illowa Communications

For: Purchase of 10 emergency response Motorola pagers for West Des Moines Fire Department.


Amount: $30,706.06

To: Metro Waste Authority

For: Payment for recycling fees and animal disposal.


Amount: $2,500

To: PJF Companies

For: Payment for temporary flooring repair to ballroom at West Des Moines Community Center.


Amount: $112.50

To: Daniel Teran

For: Payment for Spanish interpreting fee.


Amount: $2,388

To: Ultramax

For: Purchase of various ammunition for West Des Moines Police Department.


Salaries and Such

Name William Dotlzer Jr.

Title Assistant Majority Leader

Years experience 11

Annual salary $23,473.80



The Des Moines City Council recently approved $2,667 for John Herzog, Jason Preston and Jeff Van Maanen, all building inspectors, to attend a course hosted by the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisc. The course runs from Jan. 9-14, 2011, and will cover preparing for and solving field inspection problems, how the residential provisions are organized and used, how to apply the Code to real situations and case studies, how to separate critical from supplemental information and more. The budget for travel and training for the 2011 fiscal year is $621,718. The amount expended for travel and training as of Nov. 29 is $132,196. CV

Round Kick Gym

Best of Des Moines 2011

Fall Relish

Coupon Guide