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.
08/22/2019 9:30 AM
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.
08/21/2019 10:00 AM
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.
08/21/2019 9:30 AM
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.
08/20/2019 9:00 AM
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.
08/15/2019 11:30 AM
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.
08/14/2019 3:00 PM
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.
08/12/2019 12:00 PM
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.
08/08/2019 9:30 AM
Ames Resource Recovery System is piloting a new program that provides an alternative to throwing food waste in the trash.
07/18/2019 9:00 AM
Improvements to Hickory Drive from Westbrook Drive to Woodland Street, originally scheduled to begin June 24, have been postponed due to a delay on the power pole relocation. The project is now expected to begin Monday, July 1, weather permitting.
06/25/2019 11:00 AM
Mosquito fogging in City parks will begin the week of June 10, and continue until the end of September or when mosquito population thresholds are no longer exceeded.
06/07/2019 4:30 PM
07/26/2019 3:00 PM
07/19/2019 3:30 PM