Using a toll-free phone number has been added to the options to participate in Ames City Council and City Board and Commission meetings effective today.
05/22/2020 2:00 PM
The second stage of the reconstruction and redesign of Welch Avenue, from Lincoln Way to Chamberlain Avenue, will begin on Thursday, May 21, with infrastructure improvements along Lincoln Way.
05/20/2020 11:00 AM
Improvements to Florida Avenue from Reliable to Ontario streets will begin today, weather permitting. Florida Avenue from Reliable to Ontario streets will be closed to through traffic for the duration of the project.
05/14/2020 9:00 AM
The Ames City Council provided direction to City staff at Tuesday’s Council meeting about reopening City facilities, holding events, and offering various City programs and services. In making its decision, Council Members reiterated their top priority is to protect citizens and City employees.
05/13/2020 5:00 PM
The reconstruction and redesign of Welch Avenue, from Lincoln Way to Chamberlain Avenue, will begin on Monday, May 4, with infrastructure improvements along Lincoln Way.
05/01/2020 12:00 PM
Despite cancelling events and closing City buildings due to the COVID-19 pandemic, City departments are finding creative ways to bring new programs and services to citizens. Ames Electric Services is now offering their home energy audits in a virtual format.
04/23/2020 9:00 AM
Although the City of Ames annual EcoFair has been cancelled for Saturday, April 25, several speakers planned for the day will take their presentations to the airwaves through a partnership with KHOI Community Radio.
04/21/2020 9:00 AM
In response to COVID-19 guidelines limiting public gatherings, a public celebration of Arbor Day in Ames will not be held this year.
04/16/2020 9:30 AM
Public WiFi is available at two locations in Ames for students and others who need an Internet connection in the community.
04/14/2020 1:00 PM
Ames Parks and Recreation Department is postponing the opening of Homewood Golf Course, a public nine-hole course located at 20th Street and Duff Avenue.
04/14/2020 12:00 PM
Several City-sponsored events scheduled this spring have been cancelled in response to COVID-19.
04/10/2020 12:00 PM
Entries will soon be accepted for the 2020 City of Ames Water Treatment Plant Public Art Contest and Exhibition.
04/10/2020 11:30 AM
The City of Ames Parks and Recreation Department, working in collaboration with the Ames Community School District, will begin closing playgrounds at local parks and schools beginning today due to concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic.
04/03/2020 10:00 AM
The extension of Collaboration Place from Plaza Loop to South Riverside Drive in the ISU Research Park will begin the week of March 30, weather permitting.
03/30/2020 11:38 AM
The City of Ames is announcing the closure of City Hall and all other City facilities to the public in response to COVID-19. The closures will be effective after 5 p.m. Thursday, March 19, and will continue through May 15, 2020.
03/19/2020 3:30 PM
The City of Ames is announcing additional closures and postponements that will be taken in response to the COVID-19 virus.
03/16/2020 12:00 PM
The Vet Med Trail from south of South Third Street to South 16th Street will be closed beginning today, Monday, March 16, and will remain closed for 16 to 18 months. This closure is necessary as part of the South Grand Avenue Extension project.
03/16/2020 11:30 AM
Metronet, Inc., an Indiana-based fiber optic internet provider, is beginning the installation of internet infrastructure in Ames this month. Crews will be installing cable underground and on overhead poles throughout the Ames community. The construction is expected to be completed in the fall.
03/06/2020 9:00 AM
05/22/2020 2:29 PM