Staff Contacts and Address

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The City of Ames employs more than 500 dedicated staff members in 18 departments and divisions to serve the residents of Ames. The City of Ames is a full-service local government which includes utilities such as Ames Electric Services, Ames Water Plant, and Ames Water Pollution Control. Our emergency response team includes Ames Fire Department, Ames Police Department and our Emergency Communications Center. Other City of Ames departments include Parks and Recreation, Public Works, Planning and Housing, Legal, Human Resources, Finance, and Fleet.

City Hall
515 Clark Ave
Ames, IA 50010
Utility Customer Service
City Hall
515 Clark Ave
Ames, IA 50010
Community Center (Parks & Recreation)
City Hall
515 Clark Ave
Ames, IA 50010
*To contact the Clerk of Court, call 515-239-5140.

Hours:   Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Ames Public Library is a municipal library that operates under the leadership of the Library Board of Trustees. Additionally, our community-wide public transit system, CyRide, is a partnership between the City of Ames, Iowa State University, and ISU's Student Government.

Below are contact names from the City of Ames departments and divisions.

Phillips, BrianAssistant City ManagerCity Manager515-239-5203
Pitcher, DuaneDirector of FinanceFinance515-239-5113
Pregitzer, Damion Traffic EngineerAmes Area MPO, Public Works515-239-5275
Petersen, Heidi Deputy City ClerkCity Clerk515-239-5103
Perkins, JacobRecreation Manager/Youth & Adult Sports515-239-5367
Pike, KathyAnimal Control OfficerAmes Animal Shelter515-231-1080
Paeper, MarkNetwork TechnicianInformation Technology515-239-5188
Peebler, MarkResource Recovery Assistant SuperintendentPublic Works, Resource Recovery515-239-5235
Patterson, NickElectrical InspectorInspections515-239-5336
Pohl, RandyWater Pollution Control Plant OperatorWater & Pollution Control515-232-7423
Perry, SamanthaHuman Resources AnalystHuman Resources515-239-5295
Peterson, ScottWater Pollution Control Plant OperatorWater & Pollution Control515-232-7423
Pohl, StephenPlumbing InspectorInspections515-239-5157