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It's Your Money

Compiled by Matt Miller matt@dmcityview.com

 

Paid for by taxpayers in…

Polk Co.
(paid during the week of Sept. 28)

 


Amount: $40
To: Richard Anderson
For: Temporary extra help for covering Senior Services Meal Site on Sept. 8.


Amount: $452
To: Baymont Inn and Suites
For: Program expense of hotel expenses for Polk County Health Department.


Amount: $19,860.72
To: Becton Dickinson
For: Purchase of medical and lab supplies for Polk County Health Department.


Amount: $222.87
To: Beeline and Blue
For: Prosecution expenses for Polk County Attorney.


Amount: $8,101.83
To: Behavioral Interventions
For: Purchase of equipment for Des Moines EMS.


Amount: $93.42
To: Kevin Bullington
For: Meal reimbursements from Aug. 27 to Sept. 11.


Amount: $191
To: Capital Sanitary Supply Co.
For: Purchase of custodial supplies for Polk County Jail.


Amount: $42.10
To: Cintas First Aid and Safety
For: Medical and lab supplies for Polk County Sheriff’s Office.


Amount: $416
To: City of West Des Moines
For: Holiday Pool admissions for Norwood youth.


Amount: $160
To: Dallas County Operations
For: Defense expenses for Polk County Attorney.


Amount: $5,807.96
To: Des Moines Water Works
For: Water, sanitary sewer and storm water services for City of Des Moines.


Amount: $122.05
To: Christy Evans
For: Mileage reimbursement from Aug. 12 to 31.


Amount: $16,700
To: Francis L. Garrity, M.D.
For: Autopsy service from July 25 to Aug. 7.


Amount: $402
To: Kim Gillum
For: Prosecution expenses.


Amount: $587
To: Heartland Co-Op
For: Purchase of animal supplies for Jester Park Equestrian Center.


Amount: $1,200
To: Elizabeth Reece
For: Tuition reimbursement.


Amount: $420
To: Ross Chemical Systems Inc.
For: Purchase of custodial supplies for Polk County Sheriff’s Office.


Amount: $116.53
To: Southland Medical Corp.
For: Purchase of medical and lab supplies for Polk County Medical Examiner.


Amount: $27,130
To: Stivers Ford Inc., Waukee
For: Purchase of 2009 Ford Econoline E350 Chassis for City of Des Moines.

 

Your taxes not at workYour taxes (not) at work

Location: E. 4th Street and Grand Avenue.

Problem: Two double-yellow lines leftover from when back-angle parking was added, but not covered when the new lines were painted.

 

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Your taxes not at workSalaries and Such

Name:
Michael L. Fitzgerald
Title:
State Treasurer of Iowa
Years experience: 27
Annual salary:
$103,211.94

 

Travel

The Des Moines City Council recently approved $1,745 for Capt. Stephen Waymire to attend the IACP 2009 Annual Conference in Denver, Colo., from Oct. 3 to 7. The conference featured renowned keynote speakers, forums and workshops. Law enforcement executives presented on current trends in law enforcement, while sharing lessons learned. The amount budgeted for the 2010 fiscal year is $629,436. The amount expended as of Sept. 18 is $69,098.

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This week’s winner:

“The defense attorney’s closing argument ended abruptly as he proclaimed, ‘If this ain’t the truth, may God strike me dead!”

Kevin Shires


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