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.

Voter Information

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Commissioner of Elections

American FlagThe Story County Auditor, Lucy Martin, is our Commissioner of Elections. Her office is located at 900 Sixth St., Nevada, Iowa 50201-2087. As Commissioner of Elections, the Auditor manages all regular and special elections in the county which include federal, state, county, city, community college, and school district elections.

Visit the Story County Auditor's website or call the office at 515-382-7210, for information about registration, absentee voting, polling locations, and more. (Note: Calls between Ames and Nevada are considered local.)

Ames residents can find their polling locations on the Story County Auditor's website by clicking here.

Ward Map

The City of Ames is served by a mayor and six council members. An ex-officio member from Iowa State University also sits on the council. The city is divided into four wards, with one council member representing each ward. The remaining two council members represent the city at large.

To email the Mayor, City Council and City Clerk in one group email, click here. To email the Mayor or council members individually, click on the appropriate name below.

Ward Map

Mayor and City Council

John A. Haila
2408 Suncrest Dr.
Ames, Iowa 50014

Bronwyn Beatty-Hansen
919 Grand Avenue
Ames, IA 50010

Amber Corrieri
2804 Aspen Road
Ames, Iowa 50014

Ward One
Gloria J. Betcher
531 Hayward Ave.
Ames, Iowa 50014

Ward Two
Tim Gartin
2948 Eisenhower Circle
Ames, Iowa 50010

Ward Three
David Martin
339 Hickory Dr.
Ames, Iowa 50014

Ward Four
Chris Nelson
3210 Tupelo Circle
Ames, Iowa 50014

Devyn Leeson