(paid during the week of Dec. 12)
To: Business Publications
For: Purchase of a banner ad to run 12 times.
To: Barker Implement and Motor Company
For: Payment for repair services to fix a broken
window for the Parks and Rec Department.
To: Brockway Mechanical & Roofing
For: Payment for seven hours of labor at $48
per hour and materials ($120.31) to fix a leaky
roof on a city building.
To: Brownells Inc.
For: Purchase of 25 AR-15 Moe Rail slots and
five AR-15/M16 swivel sling adapters for the
To: Gall’s, an Aramark Company (Chicago, Ill.)
For: Purchase of six 3/8- by 2 ¼-inch name
plates for new recruits at the Fire Department.
To: Golden Valley Hardscapes, LLC (Cordova,
For: Purchase of playground mulch delivered
to the park shop at 1421 Maple.
To: Greater Des Moines Committee
For: Purchase of three tickets to the Hall
of Fame Black Tie Dinner on Dec. 8.
To: Lab Safety Supply (Janesville, Wisc.)
For: Purchase of two new Q-beam rechargeable
spotlights, including $15.29 for shipping costs.
To: Metro Waste Authority
For: Animal disposal fees (approximately 27,500
pounds) for West Des Moines Animal Control.
To: Language Line Services (Dallas, Texas)
For: Payment for phone interpretation services
(15 minutes in Spanish and nine minutes in Vietnamese).
To: Lee’s Standard
For: Payment for car washes for the Police
Department in November.
To: Ray Lewis
For: Payment for five sessions of Family Class
Circles facilitation services from Oct. 12 through
Nov. 15 for the Youth Justice Initiative at
$27 per hour.
Salaries and Such
Title Clinical assistant professor
Department University of Iowa College of Nursing
Years served Seven
Annual salary $74,765.16
Police Department equipment purchase
The Des Moines City Council recently approved
the Police Deparment Patrol Bureau to purchase
17 new COBAN in-car video system cameras and
accessories, in addition to the 30 that were
purchased on Nov. 22, 2010. The cost of the
17 additional cameras is $113,645. Eight of
the cameras will be purchased with the Justice
Assistant Grant, and nine will be purchased
with Asset Forfeiture Funding. These additional
cameras will allow utilization of the system
in the new vehicle replacements, as it is a
goal of the Patrol Bureau to install this system
into as many patrol cars in the fleet as possible.
They are used as evidence in court, as training
tools for the department and for administrative