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.
The Electric Utility Operations Review and Advisory Board, called EUORAB, investigates and reviews all aspects of the operations of the Ames Municipal Electric Utility; reports to the Council regarding management practices, planning and proposals, including rate structures and power sale contracts; and, provides advice and proposals to the City Council on other matters as needed. Five members qualified by demonstrated expertise or experience in generation, distribution, or marketing of energy. This board meets as needed.