Paid for by taxpayers in… City of West Des Moines4/10/2013
To: Polk County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections
For: Fees for holding a special Ward 2 election on Feb. 12, including printing ballots and registers ($2,496.50), legal publications ($328), preparation, maintenance and deliver of a voting machine ($375), rental of a poling precinct ($480), mileage reimbursements ($275.70), postage for absentee ballots and election cards ($609.85), telephone and modem expenses ($373.80), elections supplies such as maps and precinct equipment ($170) and payroll for precinct officials ($2,097.50).
To: D and K Products
For: Purchase of 6,700 pounds of fertilizer for Raccoon River Park Softball complex.
To: Sgt. Ed Harvey
For: Reimbursement for annual gun inspection fees for service at Scheels.
To: Hawkeye Truck Equipment
For: Payment for maintenance and repair fees, including the purchase of parts, for two public works vehicles. This amount includes $400 in labor.
To: Rogue Fitness (Columbus, Ohio)
For: Purchase of work-out equipment such as weight sets and amenities, climbing rope, a pull-up package, an abmat, kettlebells, a rower machine and equipment, etc., including $125.24 in shipping fees, for the police department.
To: Business Edge LLC
For: Payment for professional training services teaching three citywide quality education classes to 66 “key managers and staff people” in January and February.
To: Stivers Ford
For: Purchase of a $23,142 2013 Ford Escape with a $3,500 trade-in on a 2002 Ford Explorer.
To: City Clerk and Deputy City Manager Jody E. Smith
For: Reimbursement for mileage roundtrip to Iowa City for the 2013 Iowa Municipal Management Institute Conference, March 20-22.
To: Sprint Nextel Corp. (Reston, Va.)
For: Payment for subscriber equipment reconfiguration services (per Finance Reconciliation Statement prepared by Sprint-Nextel) for the City of West Des Moines.
To: Windstar Lines
For: Deposit payment for charter bus services for eight Planet 7 trips to Worlds of Fun in Kansas City planned for this summer — four for Indian Hills Junior High School students in Clive and four for Stillwell Junior High School students in West Des Moines.
Salaries and Such
Name: Emily Hughes
Title: Professor and Bouma Fellow in Law
Department: University of Iowa College of Law
Years of service: 1.5
Annual salary: $209,788.80
The Des Moines City Council recently approved two of its own members, Christine Hensley and Skip Moore, to travel to Washington, D.C., from May 8 – 10, to participate in the annual Greater Des Moines Partnership lobbying trip to speak with congressional leaders about needs of the City. The approved travel expense is $2,220 for Hensley and $2,150 for Moore, paid for by local taxes. CV