(paid during the week of July 23)
To: Johnathn Clayton
For: Payment for updating downtown digital
3-D model, as per City Manager Erin Olson-Douglas,
for the YMCA site. ($800 remains from grant
after this payment.)
To: Commercial Appraisers of Iowa
For: Payment for consultation services regarding
real estate located at 645 S.E. 26th Court for
the Southeast Connector Street Improvement Project
(three hours at $200 per hour).
To: Grainger (Kansas City, Mo.)
For: Purchase of two wall fans for the Four
Mile Community Center weight room.
To: TMC Auto Body
For: Payment of a claim filed by Walter Jones
(who was determined to be at fault) after he
backed into a parked Community Development vehicle
at 555 Fifth Ave. last December. The adjuster
collected $2,074.05 from IMT Insurance on Dec.
21, but city driver Bob Reynolds did not get
an estimate from TMC Auto Body as the adjuster
had asked until recently — $983.36 was TMC’s
To: Terpstra Woodworking and Remodeling
For: Payment for work and installation of cabinetry
and countertops at Fire Station 9.
To: Andrea Wolfe and Jacob Wolfe
For: Payment to settle a property damage claim
filed by Jacob Wolfe, 17, of Des Moines, after
he was arrested for fraud and identity theft
on June 27. During the arrest, many of his belongings
were placed on the trunk of the police car.
When Officer Darin Miller moved the items, the
cell phone belonging to the boy’s mother, Andrea
Wolfe, fell to the ground and was damaged. The
amount paid was based on warranty replacement
costs including tax.
To: ABM Janitorial Services (Chicago, Ill.)
For: Payment for janitorial services for Community
Centers, Four Mile, Pioneer Columbus, Southeast
and Logan, for the month of June.
To: Ann Anhalt
For: Refund payment on impound charges per
an administrative hearing after Anhalt’s car
was towed from the 200 block of Court Avenue
on May 18. She was attending a concert at People’s
Court and came out to find her car and others
had been towed. A nearby officer told her the
area was designated as “no parking during select
weekend evening hours for party bus pick-up
and drop-off.” She requested an administrative
hearing, which was set for July 2. She showed
up to represent herself and the City representative
failed to appear. Therefore, the case was dismissed.
Salaries and Such
Title: John F. Murray Professor of Management
Department: University of Iowa, Tippie College
Annual salary: $179,012.54
The Des Moines City Council recently approved
Community Action Administrator, Marci Rafdal,
to travel to New York, N.Y., from Aug. 17-23,
to attend the national conference of the Community
Action Partnership. The conference promises
to provide training and educational opportunities
that will assist in administering federal grants.
This comes at a $2,673.76 tax payers’ expense.