(paid during the week of Dec. 5)
To: Bayliff Construction
For: Payment for work installing five- to two-foot
handicap pads along the bike trail at Waterworks
To: Crescent Electric Supply
For: Cost of replacing 4,032 nine-volt lithium
batters in parking meters throughout the city.
To: Fist Inc. (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
For: Purchase of six protective suits and gear
for the Police Academy.
To: Karl Chevrolet
For: Purchase of a 2011 four-wheel-drive Chevy
Tahoe for the city’s Equipment Service Center.
To: Protex Central Inc.
For: Purchase and installment of electronic
locking devices and customized locks at the
To: Airport Signs and Graphics
For: Purchase of one aluminum parking sign,
three aluminum “Visitor Parking Only” signs,
three aluminum “Stay Off” signs and two U-channel
eight-foot posts for the Parks and Rec Department.
To: Des Moines Bolt Supply Co.
For: Purchase of playground equipment hardware,
such as nuts, bolts and wedges.
To: HD Supply White Cap Construction Suppy
For: Purchase of a new extension cord for a
Parks and Rec solid waste truck.
To: Jack Smith Gun Sales
For: Purchase of three replacement barrels
for the Honor Guard.
To: Rev. Carolyn King
For: Payment for chaplain services for the
police department for incidents that occurred
between July 1 and Dec. 31.
To: Police Equipment Worldwide Inc. (Brooksville,
For: Purchase of six pairs of riding breeches
for the mounted patrol, including $30 for shipping
To: Joanne M. Pollock (employee)
For: Reimbursement for the purchase of six
Montessa Luxura Manager’s chairs for the police
department’s first floor break room, at $62.87
per chair, including assembly and a three-year
warranty per chair from Staples.
Salaries and Such
Title Public Service Executive
Department Iowa Workforce Development
Years served 1
Annual salary $71,058.90
The Des Moines City Council recently approved
Mayor T.M. Franklin Cownie to travel to Cedar
Rapids for an overnight stay, Dec. 7-8, in order
for him to attend a “Trees Forever Woodland
Legacy Symposium. Trees Forever is an non-profit,
environmental organization that assists people
and communities with improving and sustaining
the environment by planting and caring for trees,
native plants, prairies and other natural areas.
Trees Forever paid for the hotel room, and the
cost to attend the one-day symposium is $20.
But the trip still comes with a $175 price tag.CV