• Des Moines - Great Place for a New Business

    The City of Des Moines is a great place to locate or expand your businesses. The Des Moines Office of Economic Development office is dedicated to helping you meet your existing and future development needs.


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  • Des Moines Major Construction Projects

    The Engineering Department’s efforts include the design, construction and project management of the City's Capital Improvements Program (CIP) and other major construction projects.


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Leadership Team

John TeKippe

Fire Chief

Greg Chia

Assistant Fire Chief

Rick Zimmerman

Assistant Fire Chief

Tom Patava

District Fire Chief – Fire Marshal

Matt Porter

District Fire Chief – Emergency Medical Services & Training

Joe Giudicessi

District Fire Chief – Special Operations

Dale Bunting

District Fire Chief – Shift Commander

Dan Burke

District Fire Chief – Shift Commander

John Scott Douglass

District Fire Chief – Shift Commander

Michele Bischof

Superintendent of Technical Services

Dave Harmon

Superintendent of Maintenance

Kay Eoff

Executive Administrative Assistant