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June 28, 2012
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Paid for by taxpayers in…Des Moines

(paid during the week of June 18)

Amount: $821.70

To: The Garden Center

For: Purchase of grasses to be planted downtown and rosy glow barberry bushes and Carl Forester grass for the pool landscape.

Amount: $142.50

To: Graffiti Graphics Inc.

For: Purchase of five “Swimming Lessons” slide-in, two-sided signs at $28.50 each.

Amount: $1,015

To: Hy-Vee

For: Cost for unspecified provisions and catering at the 2012 National Public Works Week.

Amount: $404.21

To: Hy-Vee

For: Purchase of food and refreshments for the fire department’s retirement party.

Amount: $495

To: Iowa Cubs

For: Purchase of reserved grandstand group tickets for June 12 game (33 at $6 each) and Cubbie Dollars ($297) for the Parks and Rec Department.

Amount: $154.63

To: Shred-It

For: Fee for shredding services including a $17.18 fuel surcharge.

Amount: $82.38

To: Triplett Office Essentials

For: Purchase of felt pens and scissors.

Amount: $230

To: United Seeds Inc.

For: Purchase of mulch for Sargent Park.

Amount: $817.34

To: Universal Printing Services

For: Cost to print 1,500 coloring books for Parks and Rec.

Amount: $5,800.97

To: ABM Janitorial Services (Chicago, Ill.)

For: Payment for services cleaning building for the month of May (Four Mile Community Center, PC Community Center, Southeast Community Center, Logan Community Center).

Amount: $640

To: Airport Signs and Graphics

For: Purchase of six Grandview Clubhouse signs

Amount: $156.52

To: Baker Group

For: Purchase of a horn and strobe fire alarm for the Grandview Clubhouse, including $15 in shipping fees.

Salaries and Such

Name Linda Maxson

Title Dean

Department College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Iowa

Years served 15

Annual salary $292,790.10


The Des Moines City Council recently approved Mayor T.M. Franklin Cownie to travel to Philadelphia, Penn., to attend the United States Conference of Mayors 2012 Summer Leadership meeting, from July 18-20, at a cost to taxpayers of $1,689. CV

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