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  • Snow Ordinance in Effect at 6 p.m. Friday

    Due to the amount of snow forecast in the area, the City of Ames Snow Ordinance will go into effect at 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18.

    01/17/2019 9:30 AM

  • 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.

    01/17/2019 9:00 AM

  • 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.

    01/10/2019 10:00 AM

  • 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.

    01/09/2019 9:30 AM

  • Deputy Fire Chiefs Announced

    Ames Fire Chief Rich Higgins announced today the promotion of two Ames Fire Department Shift Commanders to two open positions of Deputy Fire Chief.

    01/03/2019 11:30 AM

  • Christmas Tree Recycling Offered

    The City of Ames will provide free disposal of Christmas trees at the Parks and Recreation Maintenance Building, 700 E. 13th St. Residents may drop off the trees during daylight hours now through the end of January.

    12/20/2018 10:00 AM

  • STBG Applications Available

    01/03/2019 11:00 AM

  • STBG-TAP Applications Available

    01/02/2019 7:00 AM