Paid for by taxpayers in… Des Moines.4/23/2014
To: Menards – Des Moines
For: The purchase of two scoop shovels, an electric water heater and 12 fire hose nozzles with grips.
To: Midwest Tape
For: Purchase of two copies of the eighth season of “Psych” on DVD in widescreen for the Des Moines Public Library.
To: ABC Pest Control
For: The spray and control of ants, spiders, roaches, silverfish, rats and mice at the Pioneer Columbus Center.
To: ASI Signage Innovations
For: A large square foot donor wall inside the entrance to Franklin Avenue Library plus the cost of installation.
For: A bulk order of Provon Ultimate shampoo and body wash for the Des Moines Fire Department.
To: Brodart Company
For: Purchase of the novel “Word Exchange,” to be delivered to the Des Moines Public Library.
To: The Conley Group
For: Patrol security services for the month of March at the Wastewater Reclamation Facility in Des Moines.
To: Eurest Services
For: Scrubbing of the restrooms and kitchen floors as well as carpet extraction for the Des Moines Public Library.
To: Excel Mechanical Company Inc.
For: Community Center replacement roof top units, as per quote.
To: General Fire and Safety Equipment Company
For: The annual fire extinguisher maintenance service and fire extinguisher inspection at East Side Library.
To: Starch & University West Pet Clinics
For: Canine influenza booster for the Bomb Squad of Des Moines dog.
To: Academy Trophies and Awards
For: Two trophies for city wiffleball champs, two plaques for adult basketball league champs and an engraved trophy for the adult basketball tournament champ, all billed to the Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department.
Salaries and such
Name: Dr. Michele Devlin
Title: Professor of Health Promotion and Director of the Iowa Center on Health Disparities
Department: University of Northern Iowa
Annual salary: $106,505.25
Years held position: 11
Lincoln High School teachers Whitney Judas and Amber Boyd attended the 15th Annual White Privilege Conference that took place March 25-29 in Madison, Wis. The WPC is said to offer a challenging, collaborative and comprehensive experience that will leave attendees more empowered and equipped to build equity and justice through self- and social-transformation. From tax-funded travel expenses, Judas was allotted $1,353.15, and Boyd spent $880.24. CV