Paid for by taxpayers in… Des Moines.4/2/2014
To: MidAmerican Energy
For: Monthly payment for gas and electric services for the Fire Department.
To: AASHTO Materials Reference Laboratory
For: Payment for services for the city Testing Lab, including a basic on-site assessment fee and a soil assessment test fee at multiple locations.
To: ATW Training and Consulting
For: Registration fees for 31 employees to attend a leadership conference entitled “The Five Levels of Leadership” delivered by Max Gage on March 12.
To: Contract Specialty LC
For: Purchase of heat ice melt calcium — 38 bags at 50 pallets per order — to be delivered to Gray’s Lake.
To: Helmets R US Inc.
For: Purchase of 1,000 bike helmets for Des Moines Public Schools.
To: Des Moines Stamp Manufacturing Co.
For: Purchase of a metal nametag delivered to the Des Moines Police Department.
To: LabMark Safety Distributors
For: Purchase of 576 EvaSafe syringe containers to be delivered to the Police Property Department.
To: M.V.P. Fence
For: Payment of installation fee, plus cost of materials to repair a damaged fence on the east side of Indianola Road at Yeader Creek.
To: Motion Industries
For: Purchase of six 100-ounce dry lube containers for the Sewage Department.
To: Electronic Engineering
For: Purchase of a pager delivered to Des Moines Police Department.
To: State Chemical Solutions
For: Purchase of a large quantity of fragrances including almond and sweet “sun”sation for the City of Des Moines Building Services.
Salaries and such
Name: Beverly Barber
Title: Secretary III
Department: University of Northern Iowa Department of Business – Economics
Annual salary: $52,659
Years held position: 19
The Des Moines City Council recently approved Senior Police Officer Michael West to travel to Nashville, Tenn., from April 26-29, to attend the National Lifesavers Conference, which promises to cover new procedures used by local, state and federal law enforcement agencies for traffic and alcohol related enforcement. This comes at a total cost of $1,395 to local taxpayers. CV