Friday, January 21, 2022

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Paid for by taxpayers in… City of Des Moines


Amount: $12,651.27

To: Menards Inc.

For: Purchase of construction materials for a lean-to building at Supply Yard South, including delivery $49.95 in delivery fees.


Amount: $1,750


To: 1 Staff Training (Omaha, Neb.)

For: Purchase of two Adobe Premier CS6 systems at $399 a piece, including onsite delivery travel costs of $952 for an Oct. 23 on basic video editing for the public information office.


Amount: $56.15

To: John Saunders

For: Reimbursement for the purchase of breakfast and lunch at McDonalds during a trip to Cedar Rapids and Coralville on Dec. 8 as part of an East Side Boxing (Silver Gloves) travel expense.


Amount: $1,376

To: West Des Moines Water Works

For: Fees for leasing the 88th Street water tower for November and December ($688 per month) for the transmission and reception of wireless communication signals as per contractual agreement.


Amount: $1,113.10

To: Askew Scientific Consulting LLC

For: Payment for consultation services at the Wastewater Reclamation Authority, including 11 hours of desk work at $85 per hour, mileage reimbursement from Muscatine (310 miles at 51 cents per mile) and $20 for meals.


Amount: $216

To: EmbarkIT Inc.

For: Purchase of six Asus internal DVD writers for the information technology department.


Amount: $200

To: Concerns of Police Survivors (Camdenton, Mo.)

For: Purchase of refreshments for the C.O.P.S. training that will be held in Des Moines on Feb. 25-27.


Amount: $138.24

To: Dominos Pizza

For: Purchase of six 16-inch pizzas and four 20-ounce bottles of pop for the Wastewater Reclamation Facility, including a $20 tip for delivery to 3000 Vandalia Road, on Nov. 20.


Amount: $255.50

To: J.W. Perry Inc.

For: Purchase of 70 cases of plant sleeves (10 per case at $3.65 each) for poinsettias, ordered through the Parks and Recreation Department.


Amount: $1,057.50

To: Bolten and Menk

For: Payment for the $67,870 Roosevelt Cultural District Streetscape project as per contractual agreement.


Amount: $3,035.91

To: Melissa McGuire

For: Purchase of a 1962 Vagabond mobile home from Iowa Mobile Home Communities LLC, at 3325 Hubbell Ave., Lot 5, within the Country Estates Mobile Home Park, as part of an agenda to close on properties approved for voluntary acquisition in the Four-Mile flood plain area under the Community Development Block Grant Flood Buyout Project.


salary Williamson, PaulSalaries and Such

Name: Paul Williamson

Title: Principal

Department: Abraham Lincoln High School

Years served: 2

Annual salary: $124,263



Des Moines City Council recently approved Mayor T.M. Franklin Cownie, to travel to Washington, D.C., from Jan. 15 – 22, to attend the Mayors’ Innovation Project Winter 2013 Meeting and the 81st Winter Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. This comes at a cost of $2,662 to local taxpayers.CV

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