Welcome To Ames, Iowa

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 Big Trucks

Construction Updates


(including lifeguards & pool positions)


Inis Grove Miracle Park Feedback & Master Plan 


Lincoln Way Corridor Study Complete


  • Goats on the Go to Return to Ada Hayden

    The Parks and Recreation Department have partnered with the Friends of Ada Hayden Heritage Park to conduct another targeted grazing application on approximately 3.5 acres of land on the southeast boundary of Ada Hayden Heritage Park. The goats are returning to the park on Wednesday, June 28, for this grazing.

  • South Third Street Work begins on Wednesday

    South Third Street, from South Walnut Avenue to South Sherman Avenue, will be closed for street improvements beginning on Wednesday, June 28, and continuing for one to two weeks, weather permitting.

  • Public Input Sought for CDBG Annual Action Plan

    The public is encouraged to provide input to the City of Ames on its 2017-2018 CDBG Annual Action Plan, which will outline the proposed activities, project locations, and proposed budgets being funded by the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974.