(paid during the week of June 25)
To: Larry Baker, author from Iowa City
For: Payment for mileage reimbursement after
a 40-minute presentation at Central Library
on June 18 (232 miles roundtrip).
To: Fedex (Palatine, Ill.)
For: Shipping fees for Hewlett Packard computer
equipment requested by Steve Wichman for the
To: Gatso (Beverly, Maine)
For: Payment from 60 days worth of citations
collected from the red light cameras ($1,525)
and the speed cameras ($3,645), as per the contract.
To: Gilason and Hunter
For: Reimbursement for a 2005 Chrysler 300
that was impounded by the police in February
and auctioned in May.
For: Payment for food services at the Hy-Vee
Safety Celebration for the Wastewater Reclamation
Facility on June 6.
To: Jason’s Deli
For: Purchase and delivery of 28 traditional
box meals, each containing a sandwich and a
cookie plus bottles of water for the Wastewater
Reclamation Facility conference tour on June
To: Polk County Community, Family and Youth
For: Payment for homeless prevention through
the Housing Services Department, as per contractual
To: Push Pedal Pull
For: Purchase of a flat, incline bench for
Fire Station 4, including $27 in freight fees.
To: QPS Employment Group (USA Staffing Inc.)
For: Payment for wages for seven temporary
hires at the Wastewater Reclamation Facility,
each at $18.50 per hour for one week in May.
To: Robert Half Technology (San Francisco,
For: Payment for wages for temporary employee
Chris Kaufman in the Information Technology
Department at $54 per hour for one week in June.
To: Starch and University West Pet Clinics
For: Payment for veterinary services for police
K9 “Harley” including dental, rabies vaccination
and booster shots.
Salaries and Such
Department Iowa Department of Natural Resources
Years served Appointed by Gov. Terry Branstad
on May 31 following the resignation of former
director Roger Lande
Annual salary $130,457.60
The Des Moines City Council recently approved
Forensic Identification Technician Kevin Risk
to travel to Columbia, Mo., from July 29-Aug.
3 to attend training sponsored by Bevel, Gardner
& Associates. The course, taught by renowned
crime scene re-constructionists, promises to
improve Risk’s ability to understand the course
of events in violent crimes. This comes with
a $1,599 price tag to local tax payers. CV