Paid for by taxpayers in… Polk County10/2/2013
To: Ardick Equipment Company Inc.
For: Purchase of an amber magnetic strobe light bar.
To: Detective Kurt Bender of the Des Moines Police Department
For: Transportation costs for RapidShuttle, of Rapid City, S.D., to the Rapid City Regional Airport for the State vs. Haley Bass case on Aug. 7 and 8.
To: Black Box Resale Services (Minnesota)
For: Purchase of two covers, two swivel carry cases and 100 faceplates.
To: Bob Lenc Landscaping Inc. and Lawncare
For: Payment for services including the purchase of plant materials and one hour of labor to install at $770 per hour on one project and $660 per hour on a second project that involved top soil work, seeding and laying down straw.
To: C.H. McGuiness Co. Inc.
For: Payment for repair services and materials replacing four staybolts in each of the two Burnham boilers at the jail.
To: CDW Government Inc. (Illinois)
For: Purchase of an Infocus projector ($946.71) and a Garmin GPS USB sensor ($169.98), including a $10.41 shipping fee.
To: Central Salt (Illinois)
For: Purchase of more than 100 tons of bulk de-icing salt.
To: Choice Yield (California)
For: Purchase of applesauce, diced apples and pineapple tidbits for the jail.
To: Collette Vacations
For: Payment for people to take an Irish Splendor trip to Pawtucket, Ireland, through Senior Services.
To: Gatso USA (Ohio)
For: Payment for 155 automated traffic enforcement citations at $32 a piece.
To: Pam Giles
For: Reimbursement payment for mileage and meals during the county archivist’s workshop at the Campbell Center for Historic Preservation studies.
To: Iowa Sun Control Inc.
For: Payment for services applying tint to the interior windows in the lobby at 1900 Carpenter, including a $320 shipping and trip charge.
Salaries and Such
Name: Eric Abbot
Department: Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication
Annual salary: $91,002
The Des Moines City Council recently approved council member Christine Hensley to travel to Dubuque from Sept. 24-28 to attend the Iowa League of Cities Annual Conference and Exhibit 2013, which comes at an expense of $744.20 to local taxpayers. CV