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Posted August 27, 2014in Your Money

Someone please buy The Des Moines Register!

I can’t take it anymore: The endless updates in Civic Skinny on the sagging circulation and slow death of The Des Moines Register. Enough already. Mr. Gartner, pool your money with the likely windfall to soon come to Commissioner Chris Godfrey and buy the damn paper and save it before it is too

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Posted August 20, 2014in Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in… Polk County.

Amount: $871.84                  To: Dowco Valve Company Inc. For: One kunkle valve Amount: $1910 To: CDW Government (Illinois) For: Two Kodak scanners Amount: $544.86 To: People Works Staffing For: Payment for regular and overtime hours for a maintenance painter Amount: $1,000 To: Heritage Flower Company (Indiana) For: More than 100 flower

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Posted August 13, 2014in Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in… the city of Des Moines

Amount: $350 To: Plumbing Inc. For: Additional saw cutting of the street to the west of a street excavation Amount: $301.68 To: Metro Waste Authority For: Street construction and demolition Amount: $6,828.44 To: Neighborhood Development Corp. C/O Knapp Properties For: August rent at a 6th Avenue apartment Amount: $44,978.36 To:

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Posted August 06, 2014in Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in… Des Moines

Amount: $10,100 To: Lyceum Agency (Oregon) For: Forty percent of a lecture fee for Rebecca Skloot at the Des Moines Public Library on April 1-2 Amount: $700 To: Public Agency Training Council (Indiana) For: Two police officers to attend a three-day seminar called “Bloodstain Pattern” in Ankeny Amount: $300 To:

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Posted July 30, 2014in Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in… Polk County

Amount: $608.85 To: Nationwide Insurance For: A settlement to John Locke, who was driving under a pedestrian overpass on S.W. Ninth Street and Park Avenue when a piece of concrete fell off the overpass and broke the windshield of his car Amount: $2,028.53 To: Travelers 13607 Collections (Illinois) For: A

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Posted July 23, 2014in Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in… City of Des Moines

Amount: $76.32 To: DEMCO (Wisconsin) For: Four aluminum directional arrow signs Amount: $18,425 To: Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (Illinois) For: Analytical services Amount: $127.08 To: Carpenter Uniform Co For: Various polo shirts and “Community Ambassador” clothing transfers Amount: $61.02 To: Best Buy For: Logitech wireless keyboard shipped to the

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Posted July 16, 2014in Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in… Des Moines

Amount: $13,979.32 To: ADI EMS Billing Inc. (Florida) For: Collections from the Des Moines Fire Department during the month of May Amount: $84 To: American Marking For: Fourteen meter labels for the City of Des Moines Traffic and Transportation Amount: $5,088.13 To: GSM Filtration Inc. (Tennessee) For: Various supplies and

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Posted July 09, 2014in Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in… Des Moines

Amount: $22,003 To: Norwalk Ready-Mixed Concrete Inc. For: Limestone and hauling charges Amount: $948 To: Office Installation Services Inc. For: Moving five employees and miscellaneous furniture the from Armory basement to the City Hall basement and the use of two company vehicles Amount: $108,141.58 To: Operation Downtown For: 2013-2014 tax

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Posted July 02, 2014in Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in… City of Des Moines

Amount: $880.72 To: Broken Arrow Wear T-shirt Printing & Embroidery For: Forty-nine T-shirts and polos with screen prints for the City of Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department Amount: $7,442.91 To: Commonwealth Electric Company For: Light repairs and replacements Amount: $2,106.15 To: Communication Innovators For: Labor for the Waste Water

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Posted June 25, 2014in Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in… Polk County — Iowa Events Center

Amount: $2,510.23 To: Ameripride Linen & Apparel For: Linen and cleaning expenses Amount: $3,021.44 To: Brewer Wholesale For: Catering and concession stand food Amount: $45.51 To: FedEx For: Postage Amount: $970.24 To: General Parts For: Repair and maintenance Amount: $9,436.94 To: Loffredo For: Catering and concession stand food Amount: $484.25

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