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.

Holm, RobTransit Operations ManagerCyRide515-239-5638
Holmes, JoanFleet Services Secretary 1Fleet Services515-239-5526
Hyer, TammyRecords SupervisorPolice515-239-5422
Higgins, RichardFire ChiefFire515-239-5414
Hackett, TomDeputy ChiefFire515-239-5411
Harvey, ScottResidential AppraiserCity Assessor515-239-5370
Heimerman, JudyAppraisal TechnicianCity Assessor515-239-5370
Henschel, LisaDatabase ManagerCity Assessor515-239-5370
Huff, GeoffCommanderPolice515-239-5317
Hippen, ColeDetectivePolice515-239-5315
Hammer, Krista Human Resources Officer IIHuman Resources515-239-5293
Hobbs, GregPower Plant Maintenance SuperintendentElectric515-239-5242
Hyer, AdamResource Recovery Lead OperatorPublic Works, Resource Recovery515-239-5236
Hinders, CourtneyPrinting ServicesPurchasing515-239-5217
Hillock, VickiHuman Resources Secretary IHuman Resources515-239-5215
Herrington, NatalieHousing InspectorInspections515-239-5167
Houghton, LindaWater/Wastewater Lab AnalystWater & Pollution Control515-239-5151
Hammes, Lyle Water Plant SuperintendentWater & Pollution Control515-239-5150
Harter, ScottWater Plant OperatorWater & Pollution Control515-239-5150
Heenan, BrianProcess Maintenance WorkerResource Recovery515-239-5137