Paid for by taxpayers in… Des Moines.4/30/2014
To: ABM Janitorial Services
For: Payment for cleaning services for the municipal buildings for the months of March and April.
To: Mark Godwin PLC
For: Total payout amount approved for legal services as per city council resolution (Roll Call No. 14-0056, dated Jan. 13).
To: Great Plains Locating Services Inc. (Ohio)
For: Payment for emergency after-hours services (five hours) and regular locating services (125 hours) at Des Moines Metro Wastewater Reclamation Authority (WRA).
For: Purchase of rolls, donuts, cookies and brownies, plus a $20 bakery delivery fee.
To: Iowa Workforce Development, Division of Labor Services
For: Payment for conveyance services at the police station ($150 per annual inspection and $75 per permit).
To: Jason’s Deli
For: Purchase of eight chicken Alfredo meals, 14 waters and eight penne pasta-and-meatball meals for the WRA.
To: Sprint Nextel Partners (Illinois)
For: Payment for one month’s cell phone services for city employees.
To: KFL Inc.
For: Payment for services boarding up four windows and one door at 1537 13th St. as per the Neighborhood Inspection Division work order.
To: Zee Medical Inc. (Texas)
For: Purchase of 240 towelettes.
To: Hawkeye Truck Equipment
For: Purchase of spray-on truck liner for Des Moines Fleet Services vehicles.
To: Des Moines Events and Equipment Rental
For: Payment of rental fees for 230 chairs needed for one day by the Public Works Department.
To: Hy-Vee Euclid Catering
For: Payment for services providing 35 dozen bagels and donuts, two cases of bananas, eight gallons of coffee and 12 gallons of orange juice for a March 26 Public Works breakfast.
Salaries and such
Name: Dennis Clayson
Title: Professor of Marketing
Department: College of Business Administration at the University of Northern Iowa
Annual salary: $121,051.62
The Des Moines City Council recently approved Mayor T.M. Franklin Cownie ($2,700.79), Assistant City Managers Scott Sanders ($2,280) and Matt Anderson ($2,280) and council members Skip Moore ($2,700.79), Chris Coleman ($2,451.50) and Christine Hensley ($2,334) to travel to Washington, D.C., from May 7-9, to participate in the annual Greater Des Moines Partnership lobbying trip to speak with our Congressional leaders and discuss the needs of the City — a total expense amount of $14,747.08 funded by local taxpayers. CV