Vote! Tues Nov 7


It’s time! Make your voice heard and vote in local elections this Tuesday, November 7. 11.1% Only 11.1% of eligible voters in the City of Ames participated in the local election in 2013. Get out and vote on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. http://www.storycountyiowa.gov/DocumentCenter/View/3642 Are you registered? Find out. Don’t know if you are registered to … Continue reading Vote! Tues Nov 7

APA City Council and Mayoral Candidate Forum Question 3: Tiny Homes


Question 3 Do you think it is time to change city regulations to allow for tiny homes to be built on existing lots within the city of Ames? David Martin Tiny homes are a great affordable housing option to have on the table. I support reviewing the municipal code and department policies to identify the … Continue reading APA City Council and Mayoral Candidate Forum Question 3: Tiny Homes

APA City Council and Mayoral Candidate Forum Question 2: Affordable Living


Question 2 What can be done to enable people who work in Ames to afford living in Ames. Amber Corrieri There is no easy solution to the issue of housing affordability.  Increasing the diversity of housing types, and leveraging outside funding are two areas where I see opportunity.  Most of the communities surrounding Ames are … Continue reading APA City Council and Mayoral Candidate Forum Question 2: Affordable Living

APA City Council and Mayoral Candidate Forum Question 1: Parks


Question 1: Many of our natural areas in our parks, Brookside, Emma McCarthy Lee, Munn Woods, Carr Woods, and Ada Hayden Heritage Park are being neglected and invaded with invasive species.  Would you favor establishing a Natural Areas Custodian position to manage these areas with professional care? Rob Bowers I tried to reach out to … Continue reading APA City Council and Mayoral Candidate Forum Question 1: Parks

APA Ames School Board Forum: Answers to Question 3


On September 5, 2017, the Ames Progressive Alliance held an Ames School Board Forum at the Ames Public Library.  Each candidate was given three questions to answer via email.  Below are the answers from the candidate’s to question 3.  The answers to the questions are listed in alphabetical order by last name. Question 3: The Bluestem … Continue reading APA Ames School Board Forum: Answers to Question 3

APA Ames School Board Forum: Answers to Question 2


On September 5, 2017, the Ames Progressive Alliance held an Ames School Board Forum at the Ames Public Library.  Each candidate was given three questions to answer via email.  Below are the answers from the candidate’s to question 2.  The answers to the questions are listed in alphabetical order by last name. Question 2:  Traffic … Continue reading APA Ames School Board Forum: Answers to Question 2

APA Ames School Board Forum: Answers to Question 1


On September 5, 2017, the Ames Progressive Alliance held an Ames School Board Forum at the Ames Public Library.  Each candidate was given three questions to answer via email.  Below are each candidate’s answer to question 1.  The answers to the questions are listed in alphabetical order by last name. Question 1: Teachers are a very … Continue reading APA Ames School Board Forum: Answers to Question 1