Paid for by taxpayers in… Polk County12/5/2012
To: A Rifkin Company (Wilkes-Barre, Penn.)
For: Purchase of posts and barriers to rope off election sites.
To: ASFCME Local 1868
For: Reimbursement payment for half of Amanda Tyler’s earnings who provides support staffing ($22.22 per hour).
To: Allendan Seed Company
For: Purchase of seed for the conservation department.
To: Barnes Distribution Group Inc.
For: Purchase of parts and shop supplies for the conservation board.
To: Bob Barker Company Inc. (Fuquay-Varina, N.C.)
For: Purchase of bath products such as toothpaste and soap for the Polk County Jail.
To: Brandmeyer Popcorn Company
For: Purchase of 100 pounds of yellow popcorn and oil pouches for the Southside Senior Center.
To: Child Abuse Council (Rock Island, Ill.)
For: Payment for travel expenses for participation at the Annual IFDA Retreat, including mileage at 40 cents per mile ($47.20).
To: Inter-Mountain Laboratories Inc. (Sheridan, Wyo.)
For: Payment for services re-certifying and re-calibrating the Streamline FTS at the Polk County Health Department.
To: Commercial Bag and Supply Company
For: Purchase of 500 pounds of shop towels.
To: Domino’s Pizza
For: Purchase of pizzas for the Polk County Family Enrichment Center workshops throughout October ($186.52), plus purchase of 33 pizzas for an Oct. 23 special function at the Central Senior Center ($275.09).
To: Hawkeye Food Service Distribution
For: Purchase of fruits and veggies for the Polk County Jail.
To: Iowa Department of Public Safety
For: Fees for 427 new and 13 renewed weapons permits in Polk County.
Salaries and Such
Name: Tanya Warren
Title: University of Northern Iowa Women’s Basketball Head Coach
Years served: Since 2008
Annual salary: $105,000
The Des Moines City Council recently approved Detective Denise Schafnitz to travel to Austin, Texas, from Dec. 2 – 6, to attend a Principles of Fraud Examination course sponsored by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. The course offers basic training in fraud examination which is said to enhance investigative skills, resulting in higher quality case investigations and improved court testimony. This expense comes with a $2,380.40 price tag to local tax-payers. CV