Tuesday, June 28, 2016


Posted April 13, 2016in Your Money

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  Payments approved at Des Moines Schools March 8 board meeting   Amount: $2,593.82 To: Achieve Success For: Payment for 20 students   Amount: $18,976.10 To: 1 to 1 Tutoring LLC For: Tutoring for 15 students   Amount: $4,527.60 To: 4 Seasons Fund Raising For: Howe fundraising   Amount: $24.15

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Posted April 06, 2016in Your Money

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  In Des Moines To be paid on 3/28/2016 Amount: $48,976.33 To: Animal Rescue League For: Shelter lease and services and animal control services Amount: $37.19 To: Bone-A-Patreat For: Dog treats billed to bomb squad Amount: $400.04 To: The Des Moines Register For: Public Works Department subscription service with premium

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Posted April 01, 2016in Your Money

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To be paid on 3/22/2016   Amount: $5 To: Professional fees paid to PR firm Sterling Cooper & Partners For: Iowa tagline development – Life Changing; Fields of Opportunity   Amount: $30,000 To: University of Northern Iowa basketball team For: Paid by University of Northern Iowa basketball team to erase

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Posted March 23, 2016in Your Money

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To be paid on 3/15/2016 Amount: $52,250 To: For a total of 14 high school after-prom parties For: Miscellaneous Amount: $5,000 To: Ankeny High School After-Prom For: Miscellaneous Amount: $3,000 To: East High School Post-Prom For: Miscellaneous Amount: $5,000 To: Valley High School After-Prom For: Miscellaneous Amount: $430 To: Dan

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Posted March 16, 2016in Your Money

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for fiscal year 2017 Amount: $612,421,165 To: Total of all city funds to be expended in 2017 For: Budget for fiscal year 2017 Amount: $61,003,604 To: Police department 38 percent of total city budget Amount: $36,102,992 To: Fire department 23 percent of total city budget Amount: $12,298,569 To: Park &

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Posted March 09, 2016in Your Money

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Paid on Feb. 29, 2016 Amount: $43,334.40 To: Polydyne Inc. For: Ship to City of Des Moines Wastewater Reclamation Facility — 45,140 units of one-pound tanker resin compound Amount: $8,224.98 To: Iowa Communities Assurance Pool For: Annual insurance premium for the hazardous material team when they respond to hazmat incidents

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Posted March 02, 2016in Your Money

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Paid from Feb. 19 – Feb. 23, 2016 Amount: $38.94 To: CapSan For: Urinal screen f-scent w/blue Amount: $1,900 To: Science Center of Iowa and Blank IMAX Dome Theater For: Des Moines Parks and Recreation Daddy/Daughter Dance Amount: $10.17 To: Ingram Library Services For: “Anxiety Survival GD for Teens” Amount:

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Posted February 24, 2016in Your Money

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Paid on Jan. 15-29, 2016 Amount: $335,910.08 To: MidAmerican Energy For: Bills for various campuses Amount: $152,950 To: Wolin and Associates Inc. For: Central Academy boiler replace Amount: $3,300 To: Pyramid School Products For: Pencils, No. 2 yellow with erasers Amount: $6,044.40 To: Reinhart Food Service For: Jump Start, Frosted

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Posted February 17, 2016in Your Money

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Paid on Feb. 3, 2016 Amount: $71.84 To: OfficeMax For: Sharpie pens 24 black plus 24 blue Amount: $36.94 To: Alibris: Books you thought you’d never find For: “Pope Francis” by Paul Vallely. Send to Des Moines Public Library Amount: $55.80 To: Brodart Co. For: “Buddhisms: An Introduction.” Send to

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Posted February 10, 2016in Your Money

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Paid on Feb. 2, 2016 Amount: $899.99 To: Acme Tools For: Honda EU2000i 200W super quiet inverter series generator Amount: $574.99 To: Constructive Playthings For: Slide-In Play Yard Amount: $7.50 To: Des Moines Stamp For: Name tag Amount: $5,596.37 To: RDG For: Payment for professional services through Oct. 31, 2015

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