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.

Cable, RyanPlumbing InspectorInspections515-239-5158
Calentine, CindyWater Pollution Control Plant Principal ClerkWater & Pollution Control515-232-7423
Campa, JesusSenior Engineering TechnicianPublic Works515-203-0797
Campbell, BenjaminPlannerPlanning515-239-5400
Cardenas, AndreaHealth Promotion CoordinatorHuman Resources515-239-5354
Carran, MarkElectric GIS SpecialistElectric515-239-5189
Carter, EileenPrincipal ClerkAdministrative Services515-239-5153
Cavender, DebUtility CashierCustomer Services515-239-5282
Chang, JaneAssistant City Attorney IILegal515-239-5146
Chapman, RobbElectric Utility EngineerElectric515-239-5172
Christian, AmberSergeantPolice515-239-5133
Clark, MikeResource Recovery Maintenance OperatorPublic Works, Resource Recovery515-239-5237
Clausen, AlexMeter ReaderCustomer Services515-239-5319
Clausen, Justin Operations ManagerPublic Works515-239-5279
Cole, Dave Street Maintenance SupervisorPublic Works515-239-5548
Colebrooke, LauraPrincipal ClerkAdministrative Services515-239-5160
Colwell, AmyDeputy City Clerk City Clerk515-239-5104
Congdon, JoelSergeantPolice515-239-5133
Cook, LyndonElectrical Engineering ManagerElectric515-239-5174
Crabbs, AmyBudget AnalystFinance515-239-5213