Sunday, November 23, 2014


Your Money

Paid for by taxpayers in… City of Des Moines

7/23/2014

Amount: $76.32

To: DEMCO (Wisconsin)

For: Four aluminum directional arrow signs

Amount: $18,425

To: Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (Illinois)

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For: Analytical services

Amount: $127.08

To: Carpenter Uniform Co

For: Various polo shirts and “Community Ambassador” clothing transfers

Amount: $61.02

To: Best Buy

For: Logitech wireless keyboard shipped to the police department

Amount: $250

To: World Food Prize

For: Rental fee for the City of Des Moines Reception and Dinner held at the Hall of Laureates

Amount: $34

To: Recorder Polk County

For: One affidavit and one deed for the City of Des Moines Engineering Department

Amount: $300

To: Akili Design

For: The design of a softball logo charged to the Parks and Recreation Department

Amount: $300

To: Jim’s Sailing Center

For: Four sailboat halyard lines and wires

Amount: $1,500

To: After School Arts Program

For: Programming for the ASAP Summer Arts Camp

Amount: $71.50

To: Des Moines Rental Events & Equipment

For: One Honda generator used for three to four days

Amount: $600

To: Christopher the Conquered

For: A performance at E.K. Davis Park on July 5

Amount: $460.28

To: AmSan (Florida)

For: Bath tissue, paper towels, foam soap and other sanitation items for the Des Moines Public Library

Amount: $650

To: Digital Matters Production

For: A 30-minute show of City Spotlight – Special Sports Edition

Amount: $4,871.72

To: Eurest Services (Illinois)

For: Monthly janitorial services for the Public Library of Des Moines

salaries 7-24Salaries and such

Name: Kalpaj Parekch

Title: Physician and Associate Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Department: University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

Annual Salary: $450,000

Travel

The Des Moines City Council approved the travel expenses for Chief of Police Judy Bradshaw to attend the International Association of Chiefs of Police annual meeting from Oct. 24-29. The conference provides networking opportunities with other police chiefs around the world, along with training classes and information about new products and technologies available for law enforcement. This comes at a cost of $2,078 to taxpayers. CV

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