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Cash Expenditures Amount
Note: This is a companion table to the Financial Summary document.  
Cost of Goods for the Ice and Café sales (not including buildings and staff) 142,404
Costumes / Uniforms 13,078
Donations (from ice sales revenue) 53,200
Education and Training 2,091
Fees: BLM 603,656
Fees (Credit card and Bank service charges) 86,578
Fire Safety Services and Supplies 189,730
Fuel (heavy equipment, vehicles, generators) 93,970
Gifts, Promotions, Royalties 9,341
Honoraria / Grants, (theme art) 288,560
Insurance (property, liability, workman's comp, vehicle) 223,286
Internet (hosting fees, POP accounts, Starband in Gerlach) 26,329
Law Enforcement 22,500
Materials and Supplies (shade structures, signage, firewood, lighting, décor and props, photography, archiving, cleaning supplies) 174,044
Meals and Food (meetings, commissary, non-travel) 160,586
Medical Services and Supplies 158,592
Office and Computer Supplies 51,871
Outside Services (accounting, bookkeeping, legal) 153,851
Outside Services: Independent contractors (DPW crew, information technology consultants, ranger management, commissary and administrative support) 1,174,404
Payroll (office: administration, board) 1,047,528
Postage (newsletters, tickets, survival guide, postcards, etc) 41,114
Printing (newsletter, what where when, survival guide, gate materials, postcards, stickers, Black Rock Gazette) 76,161
Rent (San Francisco offices, and Nevada property) 136,254
Rental (heavy machinery, small equipment and tools, portable buildings, staff radio equipment, cars and trucks, office trailers and RV's) 528,505
Repairs, Maintenance, Cleaning 33,759
Shipping/ Freight 2,096
Small Equipment and Tools 46,752
Tax and Licenses (state and federal income, payroll, misc.) 335,316
Telephone (San Francisco and Nevada offices, reimbursements, conference calls) 48,072
The Man and platform (materials, pyrotechnics, technicians, labor) 94,725
Toilets (and related costs) 319,487
Travel (airfare, mileage reimbursements, food accommodations for meetings : BLM, public relations, training, etc.) 131,735
Utilities (San Francisco and Nevada offices) 66,090
Vehicle (mileage reimbursements, registration, repairs and maintenance) 77,921
Watering for dust abatement (equipment rental, contractor services) 79,239
Water: potable 7,810
Asset Acquisition  
Computers and Electronics (including radio equipment) 60,671
Furniture and Fixtures 1,110
Leasehold Improvements 26,600
Land and Building Improvements 0
Machinery and Equipment 15,111
Real Estate purchase 0
Trailers and Portable Buildings 80,025
Vehicles 35,251
Increase in Year-end Current Assets (cash, pre-paid expenses) 444,571
Total $7,287,335

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