Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 Response

Page last updated on April 21, 2020 at 10:45 AM

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Story County buildings are closed to the public as a precautionary measure to help slow the spread of COVID-19. This closure applies to all County buildings and facilities excluding the Justice Center in Nevada.

Complete building closures include:

  • Administration Building, 900 6th Street, Nevada
  • Animal Control and Shelter, 975 W Lincoln Highway, Nevada
  • Conservation Center, 56461 180th Street, Ames
  • Engineer and Secondary Roads, Main Office at 837 N Avenue, Nevada (closure applies to all sheds throughout Story County)
  • Human Services Center, 126 South Kellogg, Ames

All County services will remain operational and available to the public either online or via phone or email. Offices and Departments are making every effort to ensure minimal disruption to public services during this time.

Board of Supervisors Meetings

Regularly-scheduled Board of Supervisors meetings occur every Tuesday at 10:00 am. The Board of Supervisors is also meeting on Friday mornings at 10:00 am as needed to address issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Due to recommendations to limit gatherings to no more than ten (10) people and to adhere to social distancing requirements in order to help slow the spread of COVID-19, public access to meetings is provided via conference call to listen to the meeting.

Members of the public who would like to call in:

  • Dial 515-603-3144 l Enter 895791# when prompted for the access code
  • If you have called in to listen to the Board of Supervisors meeting and you have a question or comment during the meeting, please text your questions/comments to 515-451-7293.

Audio recordings of all Board meetings are posted on our website at shortly after the meeting is concluded. You may access these recordings at any time by clicking on the Meetings and Agendas button on the home page.

Story County strives to ensure that its programs and activities do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Persons requiring assistance, auxiliary aids or services, or accommodation because of a disability may contact the county’s ADA coordinator at (515) 382-7204.