Sunday, October 26, 2014


Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in… Des Moines

5/1/2013

Amount: $23,763.60

To: Ames Environmental Inc.

For: Payment for feasibility and demolition monitoring services for FEMA, abatement and other projects throughout the city.

 

Amount: $154.77

DM Art Center

To: Language Line Services Inc. (Monterey, Calif.)

For: Payment for interpretive services provided for Spanish-, Tigrinya- and Burmese-speaking residents for over-the-phone communications.

 

Amount: $1,598

To: M.V.P. Fence

For: Payment for services removing fencing and barrier gates and replacement parts for the Glendale/St. Ambrose Cemetery.

 

Amount: $11,566

To: Norwalk Ready Mix

For: Purchase of limestone ash concrete, including $30 hauling rate per order.

 

Amount: $650

To: Timothy Coughennower

For: The purchase of a new body armor vest to replace the current vest, which is from 2005.

 

Amount: $300

To: Abby Kremer

For: The refund of a garden hose rental for a cancelled wedding.

 

Amount: $4,784

To: Midlands Business Equipment Inc.

For: The annual maintenance for the cash registers at the Ashworth Pool, Birdland Pool, Nahas Pool, Northwest Pool, Teachout Aquatic Center, Gray’s Lake, Park Administration Office register and back-up register.

 

Amount: $993.59

To: S and S Worldwide (Colchester, Conn.)

For: The purchase of items such as color splash crayons, art paper, jumbo inflatable ring toss and hula hoops for the Parks and Recreation leisure sports.

 

Amount: $629.15

To: Universal Printing Services

For: The purchase of 200 kites for Parks and Recreation marketing.

 

Amount: $600

To: The CTK Group

For: Course registration for Bernell Edwards and Doua Lor of the Police Department for the class “Interview and Interrogation.”

 

Salary 050213Salaries and Such

Name: Carolyn Jones

Title: Dean Emerita and F. Wendell Miller Professor of Law

Department: University of Iowa College of Law

Years of service: 9

Annual salary: $226,848

 

Travel

The Des Moines City Council recently approved budget analyst II, Mark Durham, and Enterprise application manager, Debora Hobbs, to travel to Boston, Mass., from April 28 – May 1, to attend the Tyler Technologies Connect 2013 user conference. The conference consists of joint sessions as well as individual tracks of breakout sessions to allow Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system users to learn more about the city’s new ERP system. Durham was approved for $2,275 in travel expenses and Hobbs was allotted $2,313.60 of tax-funded money. CV

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