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.

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


City Hall
515 Clark Ave
Ames, IA  50010

Utility Customer Service
City Hall
515 Clark Ave
Ames, IA  50010

Community Center (Parks and Recreation)
City Hall
515 Clark Ave
Ames, IA  50010

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.

The Clerk of Court office located in City Hall is a part of the State of Iowa Judicial Branch and the Clerk and staff are employees of the State of Iowa. The Clerk of Court phone number is 515-239-5140.

Carter, EileenPrincipal ClerkAdministrative Services515-239-5153
Colebrooke, LauraPrincipal ClerkAdministrative Services515-239-5160
Colwell, AmyDeputy City Clerk City Clerk515-239-5104
Cavender, DebUtility CashierCustomer Services515-239-5282
Clausen, AlexMeter ReaderCustomer Services515-239-5319
Cregeen, GregMeter ReaderCustomer Services515-239-5319
Carran, MarkElectric GIS SpecialistElectric515-239-5189
Cook, LyndonElectrical Engineering ManagerElectric515-239-5174
Chapman, RobbElectric Utility EngineerElectric515-239-5172
Crabbs, AmyBudget AnalystFinance515-239-5213
Cardenas, AndreaHealth Promotion CoordinatorHuman Resources515-239-5354
Cryder, ChristianClient Support Specialist IInformation Technology515-239-5188
Cable, RyanPlumbing InspectorInspections515-239-5158
Chang, JaneAssistant City Attorney IILegal515-239-5146
Customer Service, ClerkCustomer Service ClerkParks & Recreation515-239-5350
Crain, ShawnPark MaintenanceParks & Recreation515-239-5356
Campbell, BenjaminPlannerPlanning515-239-5400
Cychosz, CharlesChief of PolicePolice515-239-5130
Congdon, JoelSergeantPolice515-239-5133
Christian, AmberSergeantPolice515-239-5133