Thursday, January 20, 2022

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Paid for by taxpayers in… Polk County


Amount: $26,827.44

To: Anderson Erickson Dairy Co.

For: The purchase of milk, lemonade and yogurt for the Polk County Jail and Polk County Youth Services.


Amount: $730


To: Arthritis Foundation

For: Registration fees for eight Polk County Senior Services employees to attend the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program Training.


Amount: $166.50

To: Brandmeyer Popcorn Company

For: The purchase of two bags of regular yellow popcorn and two oil pouches for the Southside Senior Center.


Amount: $585

To: C Fresh Market

For: Catering for a Vietnamese Elders lunch.


Amount: $250

To: Certified Pool Trainers, Mid-American Blackflow Preventer Co.

For: A two-day certification class, as well as books, for Chris Radin, building official/plans examiner.


Amount: $739.20

To: Chase Suite Hotel

For: Cost of Vera Pillow’s stay for 12 days at $61.60 per day.


Amount: $2,178

To: City of Des Moines

For: Payment for providing HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) Inmate Care on Feb. 7, Feb. 21 and Feb. 26.


Amount: $1,500

To: City of West Des Moines

For: Contribution payment for the West Des Moines Magazine Spring/Summer 2013 two-page spread.


Amount: $2,083

To: Eyerly-Ball Community Mental

For: Payment for the Senior Outreach Counseling program.


Amount: $75,000

To: Iowa Cubs Baseball

For: Community Development Grant to the Iowa Cubs Foundation.


Amount: $318

To: Iowa Cubs Baseball

For: The purchase of 53 tickets for the Norwoodville Summer Camp.


Amount: $2,142.50

To: Molly Kinser-Douglas

For: Payment for services of art therapy and trauma-sensitive yoga for the Polk County Crisis and Advocacy Services.


SalarySalaries and Such

Name: Leonard A. Sandler

Title: Clinical Professor of Law

Department: University of Iowa College of Law

Years of service: 23

Annual salary: $114,101.04



The Des Moines City Council recently approved senior planner David Dunn to travel to Chicago, Ill., from April 12 – 17, to attend the National Conference of the American Planning Association. The conference promises to provide learning opportunities from innovative planning and citizen engagement techniques from across the country. This travel comes at a $2,224.96 expense to local tax payers. CV

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