Staff Contacts and Address

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The City of Ames employs more than 500 dedicated staff members in 18 departments and divisions to serve the residents of Ames.  The City of Ames is a full-service local government which includes utilities such as Ames Electric Services, Ames Water Plant, and Ames Water Pollution Control.  Our emergency response team includes Ames Fire Department, Ames Police Department and our Emergency Communications Center.  Other City of Ames departments include Parks and Recreation, Public Works, Planning and Housing, Legal, Human Resources, Finance, and Fleet. 

City Hall
515 Clark Ave
Ames, IA 50010
Utility Customer Service
City Hall
515 Clark Ave
Ames, IA 50010
Community Center (Parks & Recreation)
City Hall
515 Clark Ave
Ames, IA 50010
 *To contact the Clerk of Court, call 515-239-5140.
Hours:   Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Ames Public Library is a municipal library that operates under the leadership of the Library Board of Trustees. Additionally, our community-wide public transit system, CyRide, is a partnership between the City of Ames, Iowa State University, and ISU's Government of the Student Body (GSB).

Below are contact names from the City of Ames departments and divisions.

Baker-Latimer, VanessaHousing CoordinatorPlanning515-239-5400
Banks, Lorrie Principal ClerkAdministrative Services515-239-5400
Bassett, CaseyProcurement Specialist II, C.P.M., CPPBPurchasing515-239-5126
Battani, Dave Street Maintenance ForemanPublic Works515-239-5543
Bayouth, ShawnFire ChiefFire515-239-5411
Bennett, JoshTraining OfficerFire515-239-5413
Bethurem, JennyAssistant Operations SupervisorCyRide515-239-5562
Bilslend, ChrisResidential AppraiserCity Assessor515-239-5370
Bloch, KathyClient Support CoordinatorInformation Technology515-239-5188
Blumer, DavidWater Meter SupervisorWater & Pollution Control515-239-5151
Bradley, Jordan Live Production Specialist
Brekke, SuzanneElectric Distribution Records & Materials SpecialistElectric515-239-5502
Bright, LukeRR Process Maintenance Worker515-239-5137
Brown, MikeElectric Distribution ManagerElectric515-239-5501
Buchman, TroyFire LieutenantFire515-239-5109
Budd, TomTransit TrainerCyRide515-239-5568
Buns, MichaelWater Plant OperatorWater & Pollution Control515-239-5150
Burt, JillRecreation Coordinator/AquaticsParks & Recreation515-239-5352