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  • Ames Public Library Director Search Continues

    After completing extensive on-site interviews with three finalists, the Ames Public Library Board of Trustees announced today it will continue its search for the next Library Director. The Board had entered negotiations with a selected candidate who withdrew over the weekend.

  • Deputy Fire Chief Finalists Named; Public Invited to Presentations

    Two finalists have been identified for two open positions of Deputy Fire Chief with the City of Ames Fire Department. As part of the interview process, the public is encouraged to attend the public presentations in order to interact with the candidates and provide feedback to City officials.

  • Public Input Sought on 5-Year Plan for CDBG Funds

    The process for developing the five-year 2019-2023 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Consolidated Plan will begin with a special City Council meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 4. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 515 Clark Ave.