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  • Airport Master Plan Open House Set for Feb. 26

    A public open house regarding the Ames Municipal Airport Master Plan will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Ames Municipal Airport Terminal, 2520 Airport Drive. Participants are welcome to come and go as convenient. There is no formal presentation scheduled.

  • Ames Public Library Director Retirement Reception on Feb. 21

    The public is welcome to attend a reception for retiring Ames Public Library Director Lynne Carey. The event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Farwell Brown Auditorium at the Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave. There will be a presentation at 5:30 p.m.

  • Ames Animal Shelter Adds New Services

    With the addition of a new Animal Control Veterinary Technician, the City of Ames Animal Shelter has been able to add new services to improve shelter animal care. These services include microchipping, additional testing, and vaccinations for adoptable pets.

  • City of Ames Offices Closed Monday, Feb. 18 for Presidents Day

    Most City of Ames departments and divisions will be closed on Monday, Feb. 18, in recognition of Presidents Day. Additionally, the City Assessor’s Office and Ames Public Library will be closed.

  • CyRide Making Route Modifications Based on Customer Feedback

    CyRide, the Ames community-wide transit system, completed a major service overhaul in 2018 after receiving extensive user input. C

  • Nominations Sought for Historic Preservation Awards

    The Ames Historic Preservation Commission is seeking nominations for the 2019 Historic Preservation Awards Program. This program recognizes a variety of historic preservation activities, including work on building exteriors, site work, and other notable contributions to preservation in Ames.

  • Façade Grant Applications Available for Downtown

    The City of Ames Planning Division is accepting applications for the Downtown Façade Grant. Businesses and building owners within the Downtown Service Center could qualify for a dollar-for-dollar matching grant of up to $15,000 for façade improvements.

  • Grants Available to Improve Building Facades in Campustown Area

    Commercial property or business owners interested in enhancing the appearance of street-facing sides of commercial buildings located south and west of Iowa State University campus can apply for grants through the Campustown Façade Grant Program.

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