This is where your tax dollars really go.
Up for approval at tonight's city council meeting is about $3.1 million in vendor payments and $1.7 million in payroll for the period between Sept. 3 and Sept. 16.
Click here to look at the full check register. (2.94 MB PDF)
This week's checks range from 29 cents written to "AT&T Long Distance" for a "covert line" to $708,323.42 for Feutz Contractors' work on the Boneyard storm sewer improvements.
City council members must approve of these payments at each of their biweekly regular meetings. During the first meeting of September, council members Deborah Frank Feinen and Gordy Hulten voted against making the payments because they felt some of the items may not have been warranted. Click here for that full story.