(paid during the week of Nov. 21)
To: Richard Brown, Parks and Rec Park Planner
For: Reimbursement for lodging expenses at
the Radisson ($259.84), meals ($12) and local
transportation ($14) while attending the 2011
American Planning Association Upper Midwest
Regional Conference, “Transportation and Mobility
in the Green Era,” from Oct. 19 to 21, in Davenport.
Brown was representing the trails and bicycling
in Des Moines along with Mindy Moore, who was
also reimbursed $356.92 for her travel expenses.
To: Mark Durham, Budget Analyst II
For: Reimbursement for travel ($377.40) and
lodging at the Crown Plaza Hotel and Resort
($120.04) and meals ($44) while conducting a
Tyler Technologies Enterprise Resource Planning
evaluation at St. Louis, Mo., from Nov. 8 to
To: Sean Devlin, Community Development plans
For: Reimbursement for expenses in air travel
($615.35), meals ($123), local transportation
($25), luggage ($50) and a registration fee
($290) while attending the International Code
Council’s annual business meeting and code hearings,
which offers exposure to the intent behind code
requirements, opportunities to evaluate the
latest permit and licensing software and the
ability to network with other professionals,
from Oct. 31 to Nov. 5 in Phoenix, Ariz.
To: Dallas County Conservation Board
For: Purchase of bank credits for the cost
of constructing a 10-foot wide multi-purpose
asphalt recreational trail along the south side
of the Des Moines River between 1st Street and
Southeast 2nd Street in Des Moines, which will
follow along the existing flood protection levees
and existing grade along the river in order
to minimize the fill needed in the flood plain.
To: Century Link (Seattle, Wa.)
For: Payment for phone service from Oct. 22
to Nov. 21 for the Aviation Department.
To: Hy-Vee Food Stores
For: Purchase of food for a Citizen Police
Academy on Oct. 25.
To: MDS Records Management
For: Purchase of storage tape.
For: Purchase of four shower heads and an Era
HE 96 Load for the Fire Department.
To: Spartan Staffing (Atlanta, Ga.)
For: Payment for temporary employment wages
for David Anderson ($578 at $14.45 per hour),
Matthew Baumhover ($395.50 at $14 per hour)
and James Thompson ($623.20 at $16.40 per hour)
for Parks and Recreation.
Salaries and Such
Swati Dandekar (D-Marion)
Title Seat holder
Department Iowa Utilities Board
Years served Resigned from Iowa Senate to accept
position in September 2011
Annual salary $137,000
The Des Moines City Council recently approved
Human Rights Specialist, Mikel Johnson, to attend
the Housing and Urban Development required training
in Washington D.C., from Dec. 3-16 at a cost
of $3,551.12. CV