Paid for by taxpayers in…
(paid during the week of July 11)
To: Adventure Lighting
For: Payment for equipment and repair services at the general services building.
To: Altoona Herald-Mitchellville Index
For: Fee for publishing legal bills, public hearing announcements and proceedings.
To: American Red Cross
For: Payment for 2-1-1 after hours coverage in accordance with contract.
To: Anderson & Erickson Dairy
For: Purchase of dairy products for the Polk County Jail.
To: Axacore Inc. (San Diego, Calif.)
For: Payment for annual support services countywide.
To: Bob Barker Company Inc. (Charlotte, N.C.)
For: Purchase and shipping of numerous supplies for the jail, such as sandals, razors, soap, towels and combs.
To: Burlap and Roses
For: Payment for leisure travel expenses for 27 Polk County residents to take a trip on June 28, including an escort and a driver at $3 per person.
To: Casey's General Stores
For: Fuel purchases by Sheriff's Office employees for the month of June.
To: Central Iowa Tourism Region
For: Payment for the fiscal year 2012 Matching Funds Program.
To: Central Iowa Wind Ensemble
For: Community Betterment Grant payment.
To: Champion Crane Services Inc.
For: Rental fees for two crane generators at a $277.50 rate per crane for the Polk County Riverplace location at 2309 Euclid Ave. in Des Moines.
To: Clive Power Equipment
For: Purchase of mower parts, including an oil filter, air filter, notched blade, spark plugs and oil for the General Services Department.
To: Dallas County Extension Office
For: Registration fee for a Sept. 14 training and travel for J. Kennedy.
Salaries and Such
Name Charles M. Palmer
Title Iowa Department of Human Services Director
Annual salary $150,000
Terms served Palmer was appointed to this position in January by Gov. Terry Branstad, and he served as director of the DHS for several years during Branstad's previous reign as governor.
The Des Moines City Council recently approved identification technician Danielle Galien to travel to Burlington, Ky., from Sept. 18-24, at a cost of $2,196, to attend advanced training in the field of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis. The course will help prepare her for the examination necessary to obtain a Bloodstain Pattern Analyst certification.CV