(paid during the week of Aug. 6)
To: The Vertical Option (Olrando, Fla.)
For: Payment for tactical training and instruction
on rappelling techniques in the Tactical Rappel
Master Course, Sept. 10-14, for Lieutenant Camden
J. Moran of the police department, through the
Iowa Department of Public Safety.
To: MidAmerican Energy Company
For: Payment for electrical services for lights
at Highland Park from May 9-July 10.
To: ASAP (After School Arts Program)
For: Cost of materials, such as studio supplies
from Dick Blick Art Supplies ($453.68) and Walmart
($136.90), musical studio supplies from Musician’s
Friend ($245.88) and elephant sculpture/puppet
supplies from Home Depot ($103.17), for Art
Camp week at E.K. Davis Park in June.
To: Animal Rescue League
For: Monthly payment for animal control services
($43,749.75) and lease of the shelter ($28,613.225),
as per contractual agreement.
To: Baker Electric Inc.
For: Payment for repairing or replacing a fiber
cable downtown, Sixth and Mulberry and Sixth
and Walnut Streets, that was damaged by Mid-American
Energy (which is to reimburse the City later).
To: Des Moines-Winterset Memorials
For: Payment for foundation and setting work
in order to move the Scattering Memorial and
reinstall it on a new foundation.
To: Hazardous Materials Consulting
For: Cost of Wastewater Reclamation Facility
maintenance system specialist Daryl Soderblom
to attend the Department of Transportation Triennial
Training Seminar on May 15, which is said to
teach him “general awareness and function of
specific requirements of the regulations, proper
safety procedures and security awareness of
those who handle hazardous materials or shipping
papers in any stage of transportation.”
To: Polk County Community, Family and Youth
For: Reimbursement for Homelessness Prevention
Assistance for the month of June through the
Housing Services Department.
To: Waters Edge Aquatic Design (Lenexa, Kan.)
For: Payment for services conducting an aquatic
feasibility study for outdoor city pools and
the Southridge area.
To: Commonwealth Electric Company
For: Payment for labor (40.5 hours at $58.55
per hour) and materials ($7,930.23) to install
six Burst Powercore spot lights, three dimmers,
two Color Blast Powercore fixtures and one wall
controller at Central Library.
To: Judge Center Point
For: Purchase of a 2012 seven-passenger Dodge
Grand Caravan with a V-6 engine.
To: The Omega Group (San Diego, Calif.)
For: Purchase and installation of CrimeView
Dashboard project software with an upgrade and
a maintenance agreement
Salaries and Such
Title Warren County Attorney
Department Warren County Attorney’s Office
Years of service Elected November, 2010; took
office January, 2011
Annual salary $100,614.39
The Des Moines City Council recently approved
Plumbing Inspector Brian J. Hamner to travel
to Hollywood, Fla., from Sept. 22-28, to attend
the International Association of Plumbing and
Mechanical Officials annual education and business
conference. The conference is said to provide
Hamner with the opportunity to see first-hand
the development process of the plumbing code
changes and participate in the discussions that
describe the need for the change. This comes
at a cost of $2,424.14 to local tax payers.