To serve you better, we've assembled a list of our residents' most frequently asked questions. If you don't find your answer here, feel free to contact us.

Frequently Asked Questions

City Hall

What hours is City Hall open?

City Hall office hours:

Monday - Thursday

8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.


8:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.


When are the city council meetings?

The city council meetings are on the second Monday of every month.

Location:                                                          Time: 

City Hall                                                            6:00 P.M.

304 Martin Street

Ames, TX 77575



May I burn trash and leaves inside the city limits?

No, not at the current time due to dry conditions in our county.  Please contact city hall if you have any questions.

Application Process

I am interested in applying for a job with the City of Ames, what do I do?

You will need to fill out an application if available.  Please ensure you meet the qualifications for the position you wish to be considered for.  If you would like to include a resume, simply attach it to the completed application. You may mail or drop off the application at City Hall.  Interviews will be scheduled accordingly.

Does the City of Ames hire part time employees?

Yes, we do hire part time employees.  Availability of these positions will be posted here when available.

New Resident Resources

How do I sign up to receive Alerts and News & Notices?

Simply click the "Subscribe" button located on the left side of the home page. FIll out the brief form with your preferred contact information and click submit.

Where do I go to vote?

All City elections are conducted by the City of Ames. Please visit the elections page for locations and upcoming election information.

Is there a late fee for the sewer bill?

A $5.00 late fee is added towards the sewer bill after the 23rd of every month. 

Does the City have Ordinances?

Yes, the City of Ames has ordinances that are being enforced.

Please call us @ 936.336.7278 or visit us @ 304 Martin, St, Ames, TX for more information.