Budget Watch

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

Arlington: $32,202 to Sharree Lytle, a former manager of the city’s general services department, for six months of her salary, with no benefits. The payment is severance. Lytle’s position was eliminated in a recent reorganization.

$960 to the city of Everett for animal shelter services from April through June.

$1,849 to Fry’s Electronics of Sunnyvale, Calif., for computer and software upgrades.

$40,465 to the city of Marysville for jail service fees.

$6,796 to the city of Marysville for court filing fees.

Edmonds: $683,441 to Buno Construction of Snohomish to replace a sewer line on Daley Street.

Everett: $48 to Kelly’s Coast-to-Coast of Monroe for a fan for the water filtration plant.

$45 to Pacific Power Batteries of Everett for a digital-camera battery for the parks department.

$40 to Pacific Topsoils of Everett for decorative bark for the parks department.

$777 to Emerald Paint &Coatings Inc. of Burlington for weather epoxy for the water pollution control facility.

$580 to Pitney Bowes Inc. of Stamford, Conn., for ink cartridge tape.

Island County: $10,886 to Camano Senior Services Association of Camano Island for various senior services.

$15,445 to Steve Wirth for noxious weed control.

Marysville: $6,510 to Sonitrol of Portland, Ore., for installation of an intrusion alarm at the wastewater treatment plant, and for alarm monitoring in July.

$3,167 to Textron Financial Corp. of Atlanta for golf cart leasing.

$99,192 to Tetra Tech-KCM Inc. of Seattle for ongoing work on the wastewater treatment plant upgrade.

$1,073 to Bank of America in Marysville for the costs of police and water-sewer department training.

Mountlake Terrace: $298,000 to Wilder Construction of Everett to repave 220th Street SW from 52nd Avenue W. to I-5 and 58th Avenue W. from 220th Street SW to Jack Long Park.

Monroe: $1,383 to PetroCard Systems Inc. of Monroe for fuel for patrol vehicles.

$13,169 to Snohomish County Public Works Department for the property value appraisal of the North Kelsey development area north of U.S. 2.

$593 to Verizon Wireless-Bellevue for police cell phones.

Snohomish: $1,835 to Nextel Communications, of Reston, Va., for phone bills from June 5 to July 4.

$6,673 for Snohomish County PUD No. 1 for electricity from May 10 to July 16.

$10,639 to Snohomish County Treasure for June jail bill.

Stanwood $980 to Judicial Dispute Resolution of Seattle for mediation services in August.

$15 to the state Department of Licensing for a gun permit for Robert Sparrow, a Canadian citizen.

$66 to the U.S. Postal Service for renting a post office box for 2005.

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