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. 

Administration
City Hall
515 Clark Ave
Ames, IA 50010
515-239-5101
Utility Customer Service
City Hall
515 Clark Ave
Ames, IA 50010
515-239-5120
Community Center (Parks & Recreation)
City Hall
515 Clark Ave
Ames, IA 50010
515-239-5360
 *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.

StaffTitleDepartmentsPhoneEmail
Cain, ErinElectric Administration SecretaryElectric515-239-5170
Calentine, CindyWater Pollution Control Plant Principal ClerkWater & Pollution Control515-232-7423
Campa, JesusSenior Engineering TechnicianPublic Works515-203-0797
Cardenas, AndreaHealth Promotion CoordinatorHuman Resources515-239-5354
Carlson, MiriamSystems AnalystInformation Technology515-239-5188
Carran, MarkElectric GIS SpecialistElectric515-239-5189
Carter, EileenPrincipal ClerkAdministrative Services515-239-5153
Cavender, DebbieUtility CashierCustomer Services515-239-5120
Chapman, RobbElectric Utility EngineerElectric515-239-5172
Christian, AmberDetectivePolice515-239-5313
Clark, MikeResource Recovery Maintenance OperatorPublic Works, Resource Recovery515-239-5237
Clausen, AlexMeter ReaderCustomer Services515-239-5319
Clausen, Justin Operations ManagerPublic Works515-239-5279
Cole, Dave Street Maintenance SupervisorPublic Works515-239-5548
Colwell, AmyPrincipal ClerkAdministrative Services515-239-5299
Congdon, JoelSergeantPolice515-239-5133
Cook, LyndonElectrical Engineering ManagerElectric515-239-5174
Cowles, Eric Civil Engineer IIPublic Works515-239-5277
Crain, ShawnPark MaintenanceParks & Recreation515-239-5356
Crippen, ChrisSergeantPolice515-239-5230