City Hall and all other City facilities are closed to the public as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. The closures will be effective after 5 p.m. Thursday, March 19, and will continue through May 15, 2020. City staff will continue to report to their offices and serve the public. Residents are encouraged to conduct City business online or by contacting individual City departments directly. Residents who are unsure how to conduct their City business may contact the City’s customer service hotline from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 515.239.5670.

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EcoChat - WATER

  • Date: 02/26/2020 6:30 PM  
  • Location: Ames Public Library
    Farwell T. Brown Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave.

EcoChats will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a vendor and community organization open house. At 7 p.m., local experts and City staff will present high-energy, short lectures touching on four separate topics. After each session, participants can talk to presenters, as well as browse the open house and enjoy refreshments.

The theme for Feb. 26 is Water, with the following four topics:

  1. Conserving Water One Drop at a Time
  2. Flint, Michigan: Could it Happen in Ames?
  3. How to Create a Healthy & Sustainable Lawn
  4. Agricultural Watershed Conservation Practices

A final EcoChat will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 30 (theme: Reduce, Reuse & Recycle), at Ames Public Library.

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