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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Story County FEMA Disaster Recovery Center

A FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open at noon in Ames on Tuesday, September 29, to give survivors from the August 10 severe storm options to submit documents for their disaster assistance application. The DRC will be open for a limited time and ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Story County Treasurer's Office Important Property Tax Information

Treasurers Office September 2020 Property Tax Information

The Story County Treasurer’s Office wants to remind citizens that property taxes are due Wednesday, September 30, with late penalty assessed on October 1st. Since the Story County Administration Building remains closed to the public due to Covid...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

FEMA Individual Assistance for Story County

Story County qualified for the FEMA Individual Assistance program on September 2nd as a result of the August 10, 2020 derecho. Assistance is open to all residents of Story County with damages to their home. For individuals who applied for the Iowa Assista...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Test Iowa clinic site opens in Story County

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OFFICE OF THE GOVERNORGovernor Kim Reynolds Lt. Governor Adam Gregg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 24, 2020CONTACT: Pat Garrett, (515) 802-0986, Pat.Garrett@iowa.gov

Test Iowa clinic site to open in Story County

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

We Want Your Input on Housing in Story County

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Story County, its communities, and RDG Planning & Design started a process in July to complete a housing study. We are wanting your input to help assess the perception of and market for owner-occupied and rental housing in Story County.

This survey is ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Openings on Story County Boards and Commissions

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Applications are being accepted for the Boards and Commissions listed below. The deadline to apply is 4:30 pm on Wednesday, September 30, 2020.  All persons interested in serving on boards and commissions must complete the application in this lin...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

SCC PARK CLOSURES DUE TO STORM DAMAGE

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Derecho storm damage is extensive. We are still working to clear parks and trails -- this will be ongoing for awhile.

As of September 21, the following areas are still closed:

- Side loops trails between Soper’s Mill to Bear Creek on Skunk River G...

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Conservation
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Hickory Grove Lake Restoration

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The lake restoration is ongoing. No fishing or boating is allowed, and boat/snack concessions are not available this summer. View project background, timeline, and details/updates here

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Conservation
Posted on: March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Impacts to SCC Operations

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June 17 - Story County Conservation is updating our daily operations as follows: 

  • The Conservation Center is closed to the public until further notice. 
  • Parks will be open as planned. Practice social distan...
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Conservation
Posted on: May 15, 2020

SCC Updates to Management of Campgrounds & Facilities

Story County Conservation has devised a three-tiered approach to opening of campgrounds and facilities. These guidelines specify what circumstances dictate a change in level of operation. All SCC rules, regulations, and procedures remain enforced througho...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Story County FEMA Disaster Recovery Center

A FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open at noon in Ames on Tuesday, September 29, to give survivors from the August 10 severe storm options to submit documents for their disaster assistance application. The DRC will be open for a limited time and ...

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Emergency Management
Posted on: September 2, 2020

FEMA Individual Assistance for Story County

Story County qualified for the FEMA Individual Assistance program on September 2nd as a result of the August 10, 2020 derecho. Assistance is open to all residents of Story County with damages to their home. For individuals who applied for the Iowa Assista...

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Posted on: January 1, 2012

Frequently Asked Questions

Common questions for the Engineer and Secondary Roads Department.

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Drop-Off Site Opens for Unincorporated Residents Only

OPEN SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5TH 8:00-NOON AND CLOSED MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH FOR LABOR DAY

Story County has a drop-off site for yard waste and vegetative storm debris from the August 10th storm event. The site is for organic storm debris only (trees-no root bal...

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Planning & Development
Posted on: July 29, 2020

Two New Laws Impact Review of Agriculture Practices

On June 1, 2020, the Governor signed HF2477 and HF2512 into law. The laws had an immediate impact on planning and zoning in Iowa counties as each county’s authority to require review of agricultural exemptions and agritourism requests disappeare...

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Posted on: October 3, 2014

US 30 I-35 Corridor Preservation Proposed by the Iowa Department of Transportation

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The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) per Iowa Code 306.19(5), is providing this notice that the DOT proposes to implement corridor preservation for the future U.S. 30 from the Interstate 35 interchange at Ames east to South 11th Street in Nevada (s...Read on...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

September 25, 2020 Daily News Release now available

The 9/25/2020 Daily News Release from the Story County Sheriff's Office is now available.

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

September 23, 2020 Daily News Release now available

The 9/23/2020 Daily News Release from the Story County Sheriff's Office is now available.

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

September 22, 2020 Daily News Release now available

The 9/22/2020 Daily News Release from the Story County Sheriff's Office is now available.

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

September 21, 2020 Daily News Release now available

The 9/21/2020 Daily News Release from the Story County Sheriff's Office is now available.

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Office Closed - COVID-19

At this time the Treasurer’s Office is processing motor vehicle and property tax. If you have any questions please give the office a call at 515.382.7330 or direct questions to treasurer@storycountyiowa.gov.

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Support Veterans During Suicide Prevention Month

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This Suicide Prevention Month, September 2020, VA encourages families and supporters to reach out and provide support to the Veterans in their lives.

Each of us can make a difference.

Unsure how you can help? Here are a few ways to take action this month an...

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Veterans Affairs
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Free Dental Day for Veterans & Active Military - Oct. 2, 2020

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The 5th annual Smiles For FREEdom event is being hosted by Dentistry at Somerset in Ames on Friday, October 2, 2020. Free dental services will be provided to Veterans and Active Military. Appointments are being filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Veterans Affairs
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Gift Cards Available to Story County Veterans

Story County Veterans Affairs has a supply of donated gift cards from non-profit organizations and private donors to make available to Story County Veterans and surviving spouses in need of assistance with food, gas, and supplies. Gift cards are available...

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Veterans Affairs
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Openings on Story County Commission of Veterans Affairs

Applications are being accepted for two openings on the Story County Commission of Veterans Affairs. The term for these two positions will start on July 1, 2021 and run through June 30, 2024. The deadline to apply is 4:30 PM on Wednesday, September 30, 20...

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