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.

Walter, DanLieutenantPolice515-239-5133
Walton, BillRisk ManagerHuman Resources515-239-5102
Warner, Tracy Municipal EngineerAmes Area MPO, Public Works515-239-5163
Watson, MarkSergeantPolice515-239-5133
Weber, DaleOperations SupervisorPublic Works515-239-5551
Weese, Tom Operations ForemanPublic Works515-239-5554
Weimann, AbbeyAnimal Control ClerkAmes Animal Shelter515-239-5530
Weiss, NeilAssistant DirectorWater & Pollution Control515-239-5150
Wheelock, MichaelUtility Customer Services SupervisorCustomer Services515-239-5120
Whetstone, MonteWater Pollution Control Plant Maintenance SpecialistWater & Pollution Control515-232-7423
Wilbur, KeithTransit Technology Coordinator/DispatcherCyRide515-239-5567
Willey, NathanCivil Engineer IIPublic Works515-239-5436
Wirth, AaronRR Equipment OperatorPublic Works, Resource Recovery515-239-5137
Wisecup II, Roger J.TreasurerFinance515-239-5119
Wynja, PatrickTurf Maintenance SupervisorParks & Recreation515-239-5341