Friday, November 28, 2014

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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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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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