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in the Spotlight

  • Broadleaf Spraying in the Parks Ends in November

    Parks and Recreation Maintenance staff will be spraying for broadleaf weeds in turf areas in the parks. The process will be completed in early November, weather dependent.

  • Ames Parks Being Prepared for Winter Weather

    As the temperatures drop, Ames park facilities must be winterized to withstand harsh weather conditions during the next few months. Parks and Recreation staff will begin on Monday, October 23, by shutting off water to drinking fountains and public restrooms throughout the park system.

  • Fire Chief Bayouth to Participate in National Responder Forum

    Ames Fire Chief Shawn Bayouth has been nominated by the International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) to attend the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) Responder Forum.