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 Student Government.

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

Carter, EileenPrincipal ClerkAdministrative Services515-239-5153
Colwell, AmyPrincipal ClerkAdministrative Services515-239-5299
Crisler, DerekCable TV CoordinatorCable TV, City Manager515-239-5214
Craven, StacyPrincipal ClerkCity Manager515-239-5101
Cavender, DebbieUtility CashierCustomer Services515-239-5120
Clausen, AlexMeter ReaderCustomer Services515-239-5319
Cook, LyndonElectrical Engineering ManagerElectric515-239-5174
Chapman, RobbElectric Utility EngineerElectric515-239-5172
Carran, MarkElectric GIS SpecialistElectric515-239-5189
Cardenas, AndreaHealth Promotion CoordinatorHuman Resources515-239-5354
Carlson, MiriamSystems AnalystInformation Technology515-239-5188
Cable, RyanPlumbing InspectorInspections515-239-5158
Chang, JaneAssistant City AttorneyLegal515-239-5146
Customer Service, ClerkCustomer Service ClerkParks & Recreation515-239-5350
Crain, ShawnPark MaintenanceParks & Recreation515-239-5356
Cychosz, CharlesChief of PolicePolice515-239-5130
Congdon, JoelSergeantPolice515-239-5133
Crippen, ChrisSergeantPolice515-239-5133
Christian, AmberDetectivePolice515-239-5313
Clausen, Justin Operations ManagerPublic Works515-239-5279