On the Record: a selection of government data

  • Fri Jul 13th, 2012 5:38pm
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Budget lines

Spending gleaned from government consent agendas.

City of Arlington: $425 to Police Chief Nelson Beazley for conference registration fee.

City of Everett: $321 to BSN Sports of Dallas for “puddle pillows” that absorb water from ball fields.

City of Marysville: $1,918 to Pape Machinery for equipment rental.

City of Snohomish: $1,209 to the city of Everett Environmental Lab for analysis and stormwater sample testing.

City of Snohomish: $1,410 to Evergreen State Heat &AC in Everett for repair of a defective gas valve at City Hall.

City of Stanwood: $884 to Stanwood-Camano News for advertising.

Snohomish County Public Works: $452,823 low bid for a Caterpillar wheel loader.

Sound Transit: Up to $2.7 million to Parsons Brinckerhoff of Seattle for environmental documentation for the Sounder train yard and shops.

Penalties

Civil assessments by government for violations of law or regulation.

Agency: Washington State Department of Licensing

Proposed penalty: $500

Subject: Mirage Salon and Spa, Marysville

Reason: Unlicensed salon or shop

Agency: Washington State Department of Licensing

Proposed penalty: $500

Subject: A Perfect Touch, Lynnwood

Reason: Unlicensed salon or shop

Agency: Washington State Department of Licensing

Proposed penalty: $500

Subject: Salon Cybele, Lynnwood

Reason: Unlicensed salon or shop