• One of the Best Places for Business and Careers

    Forbes magazine has recognized Des Moines as one of the best places for business and careers in their 2014 rating of communities. This includes cost of doing business, job growth, and education as factors.

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  • Re-Discover the Coolest Place in Town: Your Library!

    Check out these summer reading events at the Des Moines Public Library

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  • Rain Barrel Give-Away

    The City of Des Moines is giving residents a chance at winning a Rain Barrel! All you have to do is complete the short online survey to enter for your chance to win. There will be 3 lucky winners announced the week of August 11th. Good luck and thanks for participating. The deadline to complete the survey is August 10th.

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  • Welcome to the City of Des Moines

    A major center for insurance, financial services and publishing, Des Moines has a lot to offer, such as affordable housing, short commute times, a diverse population, and was also recently named one of the best places to live on the Silicon Prairie.

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  • Spotlight on Des Moines

    Gray's Lake Park features the 1,400 foot-long Kruidenier Trail pedestrian bridge and a 1.9 mile trail around the lake. "...Residents can walk, bike, boat or fish -- right in the very heart of downtown," said Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie.

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  • #1 Up-and-Coming Downtown

    Fortune magazine names Des Moines number one "up-and-coming" downtown.

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  • Iowa State Capitol

    The Iowa State Capitol is among the most beautiful state capitols in the country with its 275-foot, 23-karat gold leafed dome anchoring the east end of downtown Des Moines.

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  • East Village

    Historic East Village is an eclectic neighborhood of restored historic properties, beautiful streetscapes, and urban living at the foot of the State Capitol.

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  • World Food Prize

    Des Moines is home to the World Food Prize the foremost international award recognizing the achievements in advancing human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world.

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Information Center Contact Information

 

If you have concerns about a problem in your neighborhood or have a question regarding city services and you're not sure who to call, the Information Center can help.  Before calling, visit the Information Center site to see if you can find the answer to your question.  You may contact the Information Center via   E-mail or  by calling (515) 283-4500.

 
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City Council & Mayor
Council Ward Representatives & Mayor
City Hall - Second Floor
400 Robert D Ray Drive
Des Moines, IA  50309
(T) (515) 283-4944
(F) (515) 237-1643 

 

City Manager’s Office
City Manager
City Hall - 1st Floor
400 Robert D Ray Drive
Des Moines, IA  50309
(T) (515) 283-4141
(F) (515) 237-1643 

 

Economic Development
Office of Economic Development
City Hall - First Floor
400 Robert D Ray Drive
Des Moines, IA  50309
(T) (515) 283-4004
(F) (515) 237-1643 

 

Public Information Office
Chief Communication Officer
City Hall - 1st Floor
400 Robert D Ray Dr
Des Moines, IA  50309
(T) (515) 283-4795
(F) (515) 237-1815