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.

Fleet Services is a Department of the City of Ames. Our primary responsibility is to service, maintain and repair the City's fleet so the operators can concentrate their time on doing their jobs.

Corey Mellies, Director
2207 Edison St., Ames, IA 50010  

 Administration                       Maintenance 
Phone: 515-239-5520            Phone: 515-239-5527
Fax: 515-239-5529                  Fax: 515-239-5529

Staff Contacts

Corey Mellies

Joan Holmes



Service and Maintenance Staff 
Richard Iverson
Fleet Support Manager

Justin Vasey
Lead Fleet Technician
ASE Certified Master
Auto & Truck Technician

Rob Kirkpatrick
Fleet Technician
ASE Certified Master
Auto & Truck Technician

Chad Trickey
Fleet Technician
ASE Certified Master
Auto & Truck Technician
Richard Bruns
Fleet Technician
ASE Certified Master
Auto & Truck Technician

Dave Stull
Mechanic Assistant

City of ames building maintenance 
John Forth
Building Maintenance Specialist 

Services Provided by Fleet Services, In-house Only

  • Computerized Fleet Management
  • Replacement Forecasting/Administration
Computerized Fleet Management, Both In-house and Out-sourced
  • Scheduled P.M. Services
  • Mechanical Repairs
  • Fuels
  • Fabrication
  • Hydraulic Service/Repairs
  • Motor Pool, Daily and Seasonal
  • Wash Bay
Out-sourced only
  • Tire Repair/Replacements
  • Alignments
  • Body and Glass Repair
  • Sandblast, Paint and Coatings
  • Major Engine and Transmission Repair/Replacements
  • Radiator Repair/Replacements
  • Brake Drum/Rotor Turning
  • Towing
  • Oil Analysis
  • Liability Insurance