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Aug26Campus and Community Commission
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Aug27City Council Meeting
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Aug28Healthy Life Center Informational Meeting
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Aug29Healthy Life Center Informational Meeting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sep02Labor Day: City of Ames offices* closed
Sep04Outdoor Siren TEST
10:00 AM - 10:02 AM
Sep04Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sep04Healthy Life Center Informational Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Game Day Parking Ordinance Increases Parking Fines on Home Football Games
To combat the increasing number of vehicles parking illegally during home football games, the Ames City Council approved the Game Day Parking Ordinance, which goes into effect during this fall football season.
Neil Weiss Named Assistant Water Director
Neil Weiss, an environmental engineer who joined the City of Ames in 2014, was recently promoted to Assistant Director with the Ames Water and Pollution Control Department. He began his new duties in August.
Healthy Life Center Information Meetings Scheduled
Three final public informational meetings on the proposed Healthy Life Center have been scheduled. Each meeting will provide an overview of the project, including proposed plans, amenities, and costs. This will be followed by a question and answer period.
City of Ames Offices Closed on Labor Day
Most City of Ames departments and divisions will be closed Monday, Sept. 2, in recognition of Labor Day. Offices will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, Sept. 3.
Stange Road Shared Use Path Work Begins Friday
Reconstruction of the shared use path along the west side of Stange Road between 24th Street and Northridge Parkway will begin Friday, Aug. 16, weather permitting.
CyRide Upgrades to MyRide For Real-time Bus Information
CyRide will implement a transition to a new real-time predictive bus service beginning the week of Monday, Aug. 19. During this time, MyRide technology will launch for public transit riders seeking information on the status of CyRide buses throughout the system.
Rummage RAMPage Raises over $33,000; Diverts Tons of Items from Landfill, Helps Non-Profits
The fourth annual Rummage RAMPage, a community rummage sale designed to keep reusable items out of the waste stream, surpassed previous years in landfill diversion totals and proceeds generated.
Downtown Alley Reconstruction Begins Next Week
Reconstruction of two east-west alleys in Downtown Ames will begin the week of August 12. The alleys affected are from Kellogg Avenue to Burnett Avenue between Main Street and Fifth Street, and from Duff Avenue to Douglas Avenue between Main Street and Fifth Street.