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March 15, 2012
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Paid for by taxpayers in…Polk County

(paid during the week of Feb. 27)

West Des Moines

(paid during the week of March 5)

Amount: $279.99

To: Acme Tools – Des Moines

For: Purchase of a chainsaw and payment for blade sharpening services.

Amount: $500

To: Rosemary Adam

For: Payment for services teaching an eight-hour refresher program, Critical Care, for Emergency Management Services.

Amount: $623.84

To: Adventure Lighting

For: Purchase of light bulbs at the library, community center and police maintenance building.

Amount: $537.60

To: Best Western Regency Inn – Marshalltown

For: Cost of lodging for six reserve officers during the Annual ISRLOA Conference on April 13-15.

Amount: $2,494.16

To: Suzanne Benjamin

For: Cost of bringing ballroom dancing classes, as part of the winter/spring 2012 session, in which about 66 adult individuals participated at $65 each through the parks and recreation department.

Amount: $117.50

To: Custom Awards & Embroidery

For: Purchase of a walnut retirement plaque and engraved nameplate for a member of the police department.

Amount: $103.76

To: Des Moines Stamp Manufacturing Co.

For: Purchase of two front desk stamps for the city hall and one perma stamp for the fire department.

Amount: $2,584

To: Phil Dickey

For: Payment for services instructing Tae Kwon Do and Little Ninjas classes as part of the 2012 winter parks and recreation sessions, in which 44 juveniles participated at $36 each and 40 juveniles participated at $25 each, respectively.

Amount: $4.49

To: Jane Pauba Dodge, human resources

For: Reimbursement for the purchase of water at Hy-Vee for the new library director search.

Amount: $9,849

To: Embarkit, Inc.

For: Payment for technical services for 150 unites at $65 each and the purchase of a $99 battery for a Business Notebook for the Information Services Department.

Amount: $85

To: FBI National (Quanitco, Va.)

For: Membership dues for Capt. Scott Wiegert of the West Des Moines Police Department.

Salaries and Such

Name Iradge Ahrabi-Fard, Ph.D.

Title Professor

Department School of Health, Physical Education & Leisure Services

Years served 9

Annual salary $115,123.04


The City of Des Moines recently approved budget analyst II Mark Durham, enterprise application development manager Debora Hobbs, and GIS analyst Daren Long to travel to Grapevine, Texas, from April 10-13 to attend the Tyler Technologies Connect 2012 User Conference, which will consist of joint sessions as well as individual tracks of breakout sessions said to teach ERP system users more about the City’s system. The total cost to taxpayers is $5,937. CV

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