Sunday, December 21, 2014


Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in… City of Des Moines

7/2/2014

Amount: $880.72

To: Broken Arrow Wear T-shirt Printing & Embroidery

For: Forty-nine T-shirts and polos with screen prints for the City of Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department

Amount: $7,442.91

To: Commonwealth Electric Company

DM Art Center

For: Light repairs and replacements

Amount: $2,106.15

To: Communication Innovators

For: Labor for the Waste Water Treatment of Des Moines

Amount: $104.30

To: Culligan Water Cond.

For: Bottled water and cold stand rentals

Amount: $234

To: General Fire and Safety Equipment Co.

For: Hourly alarm service/troubleshooting and repair and a new battery for the East Side Library

Amount: $872.68

To: Granger

For: Multiple items such as 5-gallon cans, boots, filters and sweatbands

Amount: $757.25

To: Hach Company (Illinois)

For: Various products such as volatile acids and digestion vials

Amount: $718.62

To: KONE Inc. (Illinois)

For: Maintenance coverage for the Wastewater Reclamation Facility of Des Moines

Amount: $256.89

To: Kryger Glass Company 05

For: One solar windshield, adhesive and moulding for Des Moines City Fleet Services

Amount: $233.27

To: Liberty Tire Recycling, LLC (Pennsylvania)

For: Loading labor and less than one ton of mixed load

Amount: $9,409.55

To: Logan Contractors Supply, Inc.

For: 13,655 orders of Crafco sealant and 36 orders of Detack surface tack for the Public Works Department

Amount: $960

To: M.V.P. Fence

For: Concrete, installation and materials to repair 50 feet of a 5’ 9” gauge chain link fence, as well as removal and disposal of existing fence

Money-JacobsenSalaries and such

Name: Benjamin Jacobson

Title: Men’s basketball head coach

Department: University of Northern Iowa

Annual Salary: $517,600.18

Travel

The Des Moines City Council approved travel requests for Mayor T.M. Franklin Crownie ($0) to visit Washington, D.C., from July 15-17, to attend a meeting of the State, Local and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience; plumbing inspector Brian Hamner ($1,686) to attend the 2014 International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials annual education and business conference from Sept. 14-19, in Minneapolis; Assistant to the City Manager Kandi Reidnl ($1,750) to attend the International City Manager Association’s annual conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, from Sept. 14-21; and administrative assistant Jennifer Rico ($1,287.32) and Sergeant Steve Woody ($1,287.32) to visit St. Petersburg Beach, Florida, from Nov. 3-7, for the CI Technologies annual users conference. CV

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