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.

Ryan, MaryannWater/Wastewater Lab SupervisorWater & Pollution Control515-239-5151
Rundall, JohnRR Process Maintenance WorkerResource Recovery515-239-5137
Ropp, HeathLieutenantPolice515-239-5133
Robinson, DawneElectric Distribution Principal ClerkElectric515-239-5514
Roberge, Dominic GIS SpecialistPublic Works515-239-5278
Ritter, McKinleePublic Works Management AnalystPublic Works515-239-5164
Rippke, BeckiLegal TechnicianLegal515-239-5244
Rendall, JamesMaintenance CoordinatorCyRide515-239-5569
Rekemeyer, NataliePrincipal ClerkAdministrative Services515-239-5153
Reed, MattPower Plant EngineerElectric515-239-5173