Paid for by taxpayers in… Des Moines Public School District7/24/2013
To: Allied Construction Services
For: Payment for services putting up a wall between the cafeteria and the gym.
To: City of Des Moines
For: Fee incurred for public safety officials to follow-up on 22 false alarm fire calls, priced at $100 each.
To: Decker Sporting Goods
For: Purchase of Diamond catcher’s gear.
To: Forte Banquet and Conference Center
For: Cost of the June 7 Lincoln High School golf outing.
To: Johnston Community School District
For: Purchase of tickets to Adventureland.
To: Marzano Research Laboratory
For: Payment to have guest speaker Dr. Debra Pickering.
To: Papa John’s
For: Purchase of pizza for a choir party.
To: Polk County
For: Payment for truancy mediation in the months of March, April and May.
For: Purchase of a Keurig and Keurig carousel.
To: Lincoln Town and Country Motors
For: Drivers education car fees.
To: The Yoga Warehouse
For: Purchase of yoga mats plus shipping.
To: Metro Sales and Service
For: Purchase of computerized sewing machines.
Salaries and Such
Name: Todd Pettys
Title: Associate Dean for Faculty and H. Blair and Joan V. White Chair in Civil Litigation
Department: University of Iowa College of Law
Years of service: 14
Annual salary: $209,167.98
The Des Moines City Council recently approved Fire Chief John TeKippe to travel to Chicago, Ill., from Aug. 13-17, to attend the International Association of Fire Chiefs 2013 Annual Conference and Expo. The conference promises to provide educational programs including resource deployment planning, community risk analysis, methods of determining appropriate levels of service and effective management of personnel. This travel expense was approved for $2,050 of tax-funded money. CV