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
Lambert, MarkAssistant City AttorneyLegal515-239-5146
Lawrence, JasonWater Pollution Control Plant OperatorWater & Pollution Control515-232-7423
Leege, EmilyAnimal Control Attendant (part-time)Ames Animal Shelter515-239-5530
Leners, RichAssistant Director - Fleet and FacilitiesCyRide515-239-5570
Lucchesi, NickFire LieutenantFire515-239-5221
Lynch, GregCity AssessorCity Assessor515-239-5370