Paid for by taxpayers in…10/14/2015
Paid on Oct. 1
To: MidAmerican Energy
For: Electric charges
To: OfficeMax (Kansas)
For: Various supplies
To: G & L Clothing Commercial
For: Multiple clothing items
To: Ingram Library Services (Missouri)
For: Various items for the Des Moines Public Library
To: A Tech Inc.
For: Monitoring of MLK Park Shelter
To: Plastic Recycling of Iowa Falls Inc.
For: Engraving charges and a cedar Malibu bench
To: Polk County Department of General Services
For: Printing request
To: Waste Management (Arizona)
For: Regular charges
To: Superior Printing & Promotions
For: Coloring books and other materials for the Des Moines Police Department
To: Deery Brothers Chevrolet
For: Parts and service repairs
To: VanWall Equipment
To: Valley Environmental Service LLC
For: Monthly parts rental
To: Mid-Iowa Solid Waste Equipment Co. Inc.
For: In-shop servicing
To: Capital City Equipment Co.
For: Various parts
To: Schneider Graphics Inc.
For: Ready-to-apply vinyl graphics
Salaries and such
The Des Moines City Council approved funding for travel expenses for Detective and Senior Police Officer Jeremy Sprague to visit Seattle, Washington, from Oct. 14-16. Sprague will attend the Advance Group Crisis Intervention course sponsored by the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation. The course is designed to provide attendees with the latest information on critical incident stress management techniques and post-trauma syndromes. Guests will learn about specific, proven strategies to intervene with those suffering the ill effects of their exposure to trauma. Emphasis will be on advanced defusing and debriefings in complex situation. The course is required for certification as a CISM instructor. This comes at a cost of $1,300 to taxpayers. CV