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Paid on Oct. 1

Amount: $705.30
To: MidAmerican Energy
For: Electric charges

Amount: $53.86
To: OfficeMax (Kansas)
For: Various supplies

Amount: $714.25
To: G & L Clothing Commercial
For: Multiple clothing items

Amount: $116.42
To: Ingram Library Services (Missouri)
For: Various items for the Des Moines Public Library

CNA - Stop HIV Iowa

Amount: $90
To: A Tech Inc.
For: Monitoring of MLK Park Shelter

Amount: $470
To: Plastic Recycling of Iowa Falls Inc.
For: Engraving charges and a cedar Malibu bench

Amount: $73
To: Polk County Department of General Services
For: Printing request

Amount: $6.25
To: Waste Management (Arizona)
For: Regular charges

Amount: $990
To: Superior Printing & Promotions
For: Coloring books and other materials for the Des Moines Police Department

Amount: $656.37
To: Deery Brothers Chevrolet
For: Parts and service repairs

Amount: $209.73
To: VanWall Equipment
For: Parts

Amount: $24.83
To: Valley Environmental Service LLC
For: Monthly parts rental

Amount: $1,266.47
To: Mid-Iowa Solid Waste Equipment Co. Inc.
For: In-shop servicing

Amount: $566.07
To: Capital City Equipment Co.
For: Various parts

Amount: $190.26
To: Schneider Graphics Inc.
For: Ready-to-apply vinyl graphics

Salaries and such

salaries 10-15Name: Jacklyn Gautsch
Title: Biologist
Department: Department of Natural Resources
Annual Salary: $95,819.23


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

One Comment

  1. Jacklyn Gautsch says:

    Haha this is me. Too bad that isn’t even close to my salary.

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