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Staff Title Departments Phone Email Schlundt, Sherry Youth and Children's Librarian Library (515) 965-6456 Email Buckner, Shawn Water Superintendent Municipal Utilities (515) 963-3524 Email McFarland, Roger Wastewater Superintendent Municipal Utilities (515) 965-6483 Email Hart, Leslie Traffic Engineering Manager Public Works (515) 963-3548 Email Bright, Jared Storm Water Coordinator Public Works (515) 963-3534 Email Garcia, Whitney Recreation Supervisor Parks and Recreation (515) 963-3573 Email Harkema, Ryan Recreation Superintendent Parks and Recreation (515) 963-3571 Email Waldschmitt, Margaret Records Clerk City Clerk (515) 965-6400 Email McClure, Sandy Purchasing Coordinator Finance (515) 965-6401 Email Gaulke, Dennis Public Works Operations Supervisor Public Works (515) 965-6481 Email Putnam, Aaron Public Works Operations Manager Public Works (515) 963-3525 Email Lust, Adam Public Works Engineering Manager Public Works (515) 963-3537 Email Janning, Nicholas Public Services Manager Library (515) 965-6457 Email Armbruster, Justin Public Services Librarian Library (515) 965-6458 Email Josephson, Elliott Prairie Ridge Sports Complex Superintendent Parks and Recreation (515) 963-3577 Email Peters, Karen POC Firefighter/Paramedic - Public Education Fire (515) 965-6478 Email Harden, Jeff Plans Examiner Planning and Building (515) 963-3553 Email Jensen, Eric Planning and Building Director Planning and Building (515) 963-3547 Email Carstens, Eric Planning Administrator Planning and Building (515) 963-3559 Email Hulstrom, Ruth Planner I Planning and Building (515) 963-3556 Email