Paid for by taxpayers in… City of West Des Moines12/19/2012
To: Des Moines Asphalt and Paving
For: Payment for repairing athletic track, including purchase of more than 16 tons of materials at $80 per ton.
To: Phil Dickey
For: Payment for providing Tae-Kwon-Do and Karate lessons at the West Des Moines Community Center Ballroom for children age 6 and older from Oct. 15 to Dec. 1 (13 one-hour classes), as per contractual agreement.
To: Genuine Parts Company (Duluth, Ga.)
For: Purchase of batteries for the storm siren.
To: Gallagher Benefit Services (Itasca, Ill.)
For: Payment for services conducting market pricing activities for information technology jobs, including the IT director interviews; consultation on job placement and pricing; and other consultation services.
To: Golden Valley Hardscapes LLC (Cordova, Ill.)
For: Purchase of playground mulch.
To: Greater Des Moines Committee
For: Purchase of a reserved table at the Iowa Business Hall of Fame 2012 Black Tie Dinner for Jim Sandager, Ted Ohmart, Russ Trimble, Greg Sparks and Kevin Trevillyan to attend on Dec. 6.
To: Greater Des Moines Partnership
For: Purchase of a legislative lunch for Ted Ohmart at the 2013 Legislative Leadership Luncheon at the Renaissance Savery Hotel on Dec. 5.
To: Matheson-Linweld (Dallas, Texas)
For: Purchase of oxygen for the ambulance.
To: Language Line Services (Dallas, Texas)
For: Payment for interpretation services for a Spanish-speaking resident (eight phone calls totaling 60 minutes).
To: Ray Lewis
For: Payment for services teaching five family class sessions as part of the Youth Justice Initiative (15 hours in one day at $27 per hour).
To: Lolo Graphics Inc.
For: Payment for service award gifts to 21 city employees in the amount of $35, $50 or $100, depending on their years of service.
To: Madison County Development
For: Payment to continue support of and participation in community service programs.
Salaries and Such
Name: Kathie A. Danielson
Department: Roosevelt High School
Years served: Since 2003 as principal
Annual salary: $118,463
Des Moines City Council recently approved Captain Todd Dykstra to travel to Dubuque May 5–10 to attend training sponsored by the Institute of Police Technology and Management. The training is said to help develop and enhance knowledge in the process of conducting professional and objective internal affairs investigations. It will also provide techniques to prepare for and conduct interviews of complainants, witnesses and officers. This travel expense come with a $1,426 price tag to local tax payers. CV