All City of Ankeny buildings are closed to the public in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

All residents, contractors and others are encouraged to do business with the City via phone, email or this website. Find contact information now.

These operational changes  are reflective of the suggested guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control and the Iowa Department of Public Health. The City is committed to protecting its employees and citizens during this pandemic. View additional information on the City of Ankeny response and updates at


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    The City of Ankeny makes every effort to do business in a fair, competitive and cost-effective manner. All purchases are to be made according to the City of Ankeny Purchasing Policy, and all purchases greater than $1,000 require a City purchase order.

    The City's purchasing operation is decentralized. Our departments purchase supplies, equipment and services with oversight by the Finance Department.

    How do I get paid?

    Mail your invoices directly to the Finance Department for payment:

    City of Ankeny
    Attn: Accounts Payable
    410 W. First St.

    Ankeny, IA 50023-1557

    Vendors may choose to receive payment by:

    • Check
    • Direct deposit by completing an EFT Authorization Form
    • Credit card - contact finance staff at (515) 965-6401 to enroll

    As stated in the Accounts Payable Policy, vendor payments are approved at City Council meetings on the first and third Monday of each month.

    Sales of Surplus Property

    The City disposes of all surplus property through Gov Deals. This internet auction site is open to the public.

    More Information 

    Questions or concerns regarding doing business with the City can be directed to the Finance Department.

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