Sunday, September 24, 2023

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Paid for by taxpayers in… Des Moines


Amount: $80

To: AWWA Iowa Section

For: Registration fees for Wastewater Reclamation Facility operations/maintenance manager Royce Hammitt and training and safety consultant Steve Moehlmann to attend the AWWA Region V 2013 Water Distribution/Treatment Plan Operators Conference in order for them each to obtain their CEU licenses.


Amount: $467.62

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To: Aramark (Lexington, Ky.)

For: Purchase of nine winter coats for the WRA division of public works, including $36.63 in shipping fees.


Amount: $118.75

To: Deaf Services Unlimited

For: Payment for interpreting services provided at the scene of an accident, between law enforcement and Ryan Dolan at the time his arrest on Dec. 2 (1.25 hours of work at $75 per hour, plus a $25 urgent request fee).


Amount: $284.25

To: H.B. Leiserwitz Company

For: Purchase of a three Canon A3400 IS cameras and three memory cards for the Neighborhood Inspection Division.


Amount: $75

To: Iowa Association of Women Police

For: Registration fee for Sgt. Laura A. Pascuzzi to attend training classes “Unleashing Your Inner Warrior” and “Mindset of Survival” scheduled for March 25-26, hosted by the Dallas Center Police Department in West Des Moines.


Amount: $740

To: Paternity Testing Corporation (Columbia, Mo.)

For: Payment for two blood tests to establish paternity through the police department detective bureau, including $40 in shipping expenses.


Amount: $2,955.55

To: Ames Environmental Inc.

For: Payment for abatement services including 3.5 regular hours of consultation ($192.50), 26.34 nighttime or weekend hours of consultation ($2,173.05), air sample analyses ($540) and clerical work ($50) for the Des Moines Engineering Department.


Amount: $123,390

To: Deeter Foundry Inc. (Lincoln, Neb.)

For: Purchase of manhole castings and inlet frames and grates for catch basins for Pubic Works.


Amount: $80,400

To: East Jordan Iron Works Inc. (East Jordan, Mich.)

For: Purchase of manhole frames, castings and grates for the sewer system.


Amount: $4,920

To: Karl Chevrolet

For: Purchase and installation of black, vinyl hood and police decals on patrol vehicles.


SalarySalaries and Such

Name: Marcella David

Title: Professor of Law and International Studies and Associate Dean

Department: University of Iowa College of Law

Years served: 3

Annual salary: $204,444.06



The Des Moines City Council recently approved economic development coordinator Andrea Hauer to travel to Chicago, Ill., from April 13 – 18 to attend a conference sponsored by the American Planning Association. The conference offers sessions on economic development and older area redevelopment and promises to expose Hauer to other cities’ processes and plans. This travel expense comes with a $1,875 price tag to local tax payers. CV

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