Budget Watch

Here’s how government recently spent some of your tax dollars:

Arlington: $31 to Flowers by George of Arlington for office supplies; $1,306 to Verizon Wireless for cellular phone services.

Everett: $3,027 to Ball Horticulture for plant seeds; $6,618 to Bank &Office Interiors of Seattle for office chairs; $546 to Affordable Environmental of Everett to decontaminate a city trolley.

Marysville: $77,250 to Waste Management Northwest of Bothell for yard waste recycling; $3,258 to Office Interiors Inc. of Everett for chairs; $1,953 to Advanced Traffic Products of Everett for push buttons for pedestrian signals.

Monroe: $17,216.70 to the Snohomish County auditor for election costs; $5,669.57 to Northstar Chemical of Tacoma for chlorine and chemicals; $34.91 to United Parcel Service of Monroe for ad postage.

Snohomish County: $9,000 to KPFF Consulting Engineers of Seattle to provide additional engineering services for the aircraft rescue and firefighting facility at Paine Field; $255,000 to CH2M Hill of Portland, Ore., for engineering services at Paine Field’s Taxiway Kilo North and the Northwest Aviation Center; $428,500 in mitigation money from King County’s Brightwater project to buy 10.06 acres of land along Little Bear Creek for habitat preservation from Raymond A. Paige, Geraldine E. Fahrenkopf and Harland J. Paige.

From Herald staff reports

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