Monday, December 22, 2014

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Posted October 08, 2014in Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in… in the West Des Moines Community School District

Amount: $28,528 To: Becker Fine Stringed For: Instruments Amount: $3,212 To: Chow’s Gymnastics Institute For: Admission Amount: $24,793 To: Secoa Theatre Equipment For: Equipment Amount: $594 To: Century Link For: Services Amount: $50 To: Iowa High School Speech Association For: Membership Amount: $22,123.05 To: West Des Moines Water Works For:

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Posted October 01, 2014in Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in…the Des Moines Public School District

Amount: $455.26 To: A Tec Recycling Inc. For: Recycling of bulbs and ballast Amount: $13,990 To: A+ Lawn & Landscape Inc. For: District mowing Amount: $2,852.20 To: United Refrigeration Inc. For: Refrigerant, heat pump thermostat and compressor Amount: $588.68 To: Really Good Stuff Inc. For: Various classroom supplies Amount: $206.70

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Posted September 24, 2014in Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in… of the City of Des Moines

Amount: $598 To: Acme tools For: Two mobile bases for ICS saws Amount: $297 To: Johnson Reporting Services For: Des Moines Civil Service Commission Hearing — half original transcript and copy Amount: $500 To: Mark Burnham For: Reimbursement for damages to Burnham’s car by a city garbage truck Amount: $1,250

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Posted September 17, 2014in Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in… of the City of Des Moines

Amount: $800 To: Iowa State Reserve Law Officers Association For: The 2014 annual dues for 40 reserve police officers and full-time police officers Amount: $1,221.60 To: Midwest Professional Staffing LLC For: Overtime payment of two employees Amount: $19.40 To: Jorson & Carlson Inc. For: One 45 to 58 tooth carbide

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Posted September 10, 2014in Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in… of the City of Des Moines by the Des Moines Public Library

Amount: $13,778.98 To: Baker and Taylor For: Books print materials Amount: $6,387.52 To: Midwest Tape For: Audio recordings Amount: $1,095.61 To: 3M For: Electronic material Amount: $7,931.10 To: Midwest Tape For: Video recordings Amount: $733.33 To: OfficeMax For: Copier supplies Amount: $951.43 To: AmSan For: Janitorial and sanitation services Amount:

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Posted September 03, 2014in Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in… The City of Des Moines

Amount: $10,119 To: Edwards For: Printing services for the spring 2014 city newsletter by the Parks and Recreation Department Amount: $59.09 To: Language Line Services Inc. For: Over-the-phone interpretation and equipment maintenance Amount: $1,475 To: 3M For: One LCD monitor, a library systems service labor charge and a library systems

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Posted August 27, 2014in Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in… the Des Moines Public School District

Amount: $1,632.50 To: A Team Apparel For: Baseball shirts Amount: $31,579.50 To: A+ Lawn & Landscape Inc. For: Mowing needs for 2013-2014 Amount: $6,844.14 To: Academy Roofing & Sheet Metal For: Work at various locations Amount: $4,658 To: ACME Tools For: Maintenance supplies Amount: $233.25 To: Action Reprographics For: Work

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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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