Paid for by taxpayers in… Des Moines.5/7/2014
To: J. Narcisse Enterprises
For: Purchase of half a year of advertising in “Iowa Bystander” for the Human Rights Department.
To: Sgt. Kirk Bagby, Sgt. Aaron Nord or Lt. Chris Hardy of the Police Department
For: Reimbursement express check issued in order to quickly replenish the DMPD’s narcotics fund.
To: Night Owl Printing
For: Cost to have 21,000 tournament parking passes printed.
To: The Iowa Clinic
For: Cost of health tests for the city firefighters, most of which were $115-per-unit fees for treadmill use.
To: Golf Cars of Iowa
For: Rental fees for the Parks Department to use three golf cars from April 4-6.
To: Holland & Knight (Florida)
For: Fees paid for professional federal legislative consultation services.
To: The Conley Group Inc.
For: Purchase of caution tap, painter’s tape, padlocks and chains used on the skywalk after the Younkers Building fire.
To: Jenco Construction Inc.
For: Partial payment for the Grand Avenue Bridge over Walnut Creek project. The City still has a $572,287.26 amount owed and about $3 million paid to date under the revised contract.
To: Brian Clark and Associates
For: Payment for the Walnut Streetscape Renovation project with $206,744.01 still outstanding.
To: Kirkham Michael Consulting
For: Payment for the Southeast Connector project with $2,919.21 still remaining outstanding.
To: Commonwealth Electric Company of the Midwest
For: Payment for services fixing lighting issues at the Franklin Library, including $32.17 in materials and $501.36 in labor charges for an eight-hour job.
To: Digital Matters Productions
For: Payment for services offering a 30-minute showing of “City Talk — Special Edition,” on about the Emerald AshBorer.
Salaries and such
Name: Alex Murphy
Title: Information Specialist 2
Department: Iowa Department of Public Safety Office of the Commissioner
Annual salary: $42,848
Term of service: Hired in April 2014
The Des Moines City Council recently approved Senior Police Officers Sone Cam and Nick Lloyd and to travel to Cincinnati, Ohio, from May 5-10, at a cost of $2,000 per person, to attend training sponsored by the National Highway Institute that is said to allow each attendee to become certified bridge inspectors under criteria set forth by the National Bridge Inspection Standards. CV