Budget watch

Here’s how some of your taxes were spent during recent city council and school board actions.

Arlington $2,056 to the Arlington post office for postage.

$1,166 to Cascade Valley Hospital of Arlington for drug supplies.

$409 to Fry’s Electronics of Sunnyvale, Calif., for library and reference materials.

$140 to Home Depot for repairs at the Helping Hands thrift store.

Edmonds: $104,155 to Perteet Engineering of Everett for additional engineering work on the 220th Street SW widening project.

Lake Stevens: $2,587 to the Snohomish County Corrections Department for jail services.

$693 to Snohomish County Public Works Department for vehicle repair services.

$1,594 to Snohomish County Tomorrow for 2005 dues.

$103,080 to the Washington Cities Insurance Authority for liability and property assessment for 2005.

$1,109 to Verizon Northwest of Inglewood, Calif., for telephone service.

Lake Stevens School District: $14,694 to Cascade Boiler Services Inc. of Mukilteo for repair of loop heat boiler at Lake Stevens High School.

$11,289 to Dairy Valley Distributors in Mount Vernon for a contract for one month of milk for schools.

$16,050 to Papa John’s Pizza for a contract for one month of pizza for schools.

$1,277 to Semiahmoo Resort in Blaine for the school board’s annual two-day workshop for the purpose of discussing school improvement, training, planning and evaluating the board and superintendent.

Marysville: $13,570 to Interwest Construction Inc. of Burlington for construction work on a sewer lift station.

$4,890 to Holt Drilling of Milton for drilling services.

$463,912 to the Washington Cities Insurance Authority for liability and property assessment for 2005.

$1,107 to Global Crossing Telecommunications of Cincinnati, Ohio, for long distance services.

$100 to the state Department of Agriculture for four pesticide licenses.

Monroe: $406 to Wetlands &Wood Lands of Everett for park plants.

$1,500 to Cabot Dow Associates of Bellevue for labor relations for February.

$159 to CED of Kent for 120 fluorescent light bulbs.

Snohomish: $26,928 to B&L Utilities of Snohomish for Lincoln Avenue and Seventh Street sewer repair.

$1,562 to BIT of Kent for printing and mailing January utility bills.

$589 to The Everett Clinic for physicals and flu shots for employees.

$165,609 to Lynnwood Disposal Service of Bellevue for solid waste and recycling in December and January.

Stanwood $5,077 to Snopac 911 for emergency dispatching services in March.

$319 to Mount Vernon Towing for tow charges in February.

$672 to Nextel of Reston, Va., for cell phone charges in January and February.

$118 to Life Assist of Rancho Cordova, Calif., for medical supplies in January.

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