Saturday, December 20, 2014


Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in… Des Moines

9/11/2013

Amount: $2,828.99

To: BSNSports (Texas)

For: Purchase of a four-inch stadium alumagoal for the James W. Cownie Soccer Park.

 

Amount: $1,687.74

DM Art Center

To: ColorFX

For: Purchase order to have 66,000 forestry flyers printed for the city Water Works department in August.

 

Amount: $1,620

To: Competitive Edge

For: Purchase of 4,500 silver soccer tournament event lapel pins for the 2013 U.S. Youth Soccer program.

 

Amount: $1,278.90

To: Hy-Vee

For: Purchase of catered food for the CUCR Conference for the police department.

 

Amount: $1,130

To: Smith’s Sewer Service

For: Payment for services extracting dog waste and groundwater from the holding tank at Ewing Dog Park.

 

Amount: $1,287.20

To: Universal Printing Services

For: Purchase of 5,000 “Recycle These Items” all-weather stickers for Public Works.

 

Amount: $149.10

To: Koch Brothers

For: Purchase of 30 paperback Webster’s new pocket dictionaries for the police department.

 

Amount: $24,262.59

To: Norwalk Ready-Mixed Concrete

For: Purchase of limestone for various locations.

 

Amount: $990

To: Beautiful Lawns by Long’s LLC

For: Payment for landscaping services pulling weeds from the flower beds and spraying the beds at the Fire Training Center Headquarters, 2715 Dean Ave.

 

Amount: $19,804.20

To: Cardinal Tracking Inc. (Texas)

For: Purchase of TickeTrak Complete System annual software license and customer support renewal package ($10,249.20), including defaults, flywriter, personnel, ticket, scofflaw, communication, reports, people/owner management, finance, export, appeal/court, reserve lot, holds, permit and additional modules and warranties ($8,820).

 

Amount: $888.14

To: CDW Government (Illinois)

For: Purchase of a Canon DR-M160 scanner (60 ppm) for the police department.

 

Amount: $203.73

To: Iowa Process Service

For: Payment for services delivering affidavits to citizens Eva De Avila, Earnest W. White, Elaine S. Cunningham, Dorothy M. Clark, Gary Oeth and Sister B. Muhammed-Davis.

 

SALARY 9.12Salaries and Such

Name: Randall P. Bezanson

Title: David H. Vernon Professor of Law

Department: University of Iowa College of Law

Years of service : 22

Annual salary: $256,377

 

Travel

The Des Moines City Council recently approved GIS analyst Aaron Greiner, to travel to Kansas City, Mo., from Sept. 8-11, to attend the Lucity Annual Conference and Training, which promises to provide additional training for Lucity Software, the software used by the city’s Sewer Enterprise Systems. This comes at the expense of local taxpayers in the amount of $1,847. CV