Paid for by taxpayers in… Des Moines7/3/2013
To: Metal Masters
For: The removal of signage placards at Birdland Pool in Des Moines.
To: U.S. Postal Service
For: Six-month rental fee for a post office box.
To: Acorn Naturalists (California)
For: Purchase of butterfly posters, an owl skull and insect nets for Parks and Rec.
To: Grainger (Kansas City, Missouri)
For: Purchase of 14 portable storage clipboards with memo pads for the fire department.
To: Sheryl Ebert
For: Payment for two clowns to entertain between the hours of 2-4 p.m. on July 6 for the Jazz in July event.
To: Integral Delivery
For: Payment for services moving a Cybex Treadmill and a Star Trac Elliptical from one room to another at Fire Station No. 9 on Douglas Avenue.
To: InCord (Connecticut)
For: Purchase of a polyester cargo climbing rope net in the color sand.
To: Golf Cars of Iowa
For: Rental fees for six two-passenger golf carts and workhorses for two days.
To: Midwest Tape
For: Purchase of DVDs, including “Yoga For Wimps,” “South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut” and “Kenya Moore: Booty Boot Camp” as well as four Tyler Perry movies.
To: Frontline Lawn and Landscape LLC
For: Cost of materials and installation of 14 Skyline Honey Locust trees, planting beds and retaining wall blocks at Cownie Soccer Park.
To: Quality Painting Company
For: Payment for graffiti removal services at 25 Des Moines locations, at $43.50 hour in labor charges.
To: Namescape (Phoenix, Ariz.)
For: Payment for one-year renewal of “myPassword Maintenance and Support” — a program that generates complex passwords.
Salaries and Such
Name: Mark J. Osiel
Title: Aliber Family Chair in Law
Department: University of Iowa College of Law
Years of service: Since 2008
Annual salary: $172,775.94
The Des Moines City Council recently approved a claim settlement filed by public works employee Charlene Ramirez, who injured her right ankle while on the job. Ramirez will receive $14,672.93, authorized under Codes 529810 and PW247413.
The city council also agreed to settle a claim with library employee Jan Choda, who injured her back while working. According to the council, Choda has received a rating from the treating doctor, which the City is required by law to pay, therefore it’s the opinion of the Legal Department that the city will pay Choda $15,685.38. CV