Contact Us

We've compiled key contacts and elected officials from each department in Pottawattamie County. Please review our Departments page for a searchable list of department services and resources. The Pottawattamie Courthouse directory phone number is (712) 328-5600.

911 Communications

Courthouse · Basement Level
227 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Office: (712) 328-5654
Robert Anderson
Director

Assessor

Courthouse · Second Floor
227 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 328-5617
Penny Ravlin
Assessor

Attorney

Courthouse · Fifth Floor
227 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 328-5649
Matt Wilber
County Attorney

Auditor

Courthouse · Second Floor
227 S 6th St · 51501, IA 51501
(712) 328-5700
Melvyn Houser
County Auditor

Board of Supervisors

Courthouse · Second Floor
227 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Primary: (712) 328-5644
Scott Belt
Board Member
Marilyn Jo Drake
Board Member
Lynn Grobe
Board Member
Justin Schultz
Board Member
Tim Wichman
Board Member

Buildings and Grounds

Services Building · Ground Floor
515 5th Avenue · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 328-4791
Jason Slack
Buildings and Grounds Director

Community Services

Services Building
515 5th Ave · Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 328-5645
Suzanne Watson
Community Services Director

Conservation

Courthouse Annex · First Floor
223 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 328-5638
Mark Shoemaker
Executive Director

Courts

Courthouse
223 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
  • Clerk of Court - District: 4th Floor, (712) 328-5604
  • Clerk of Court - Magistrate: 3rd Floor, (712) 328-5861
  • Juvenile Court: 3rd Floor, (712) 328-5623

Emergency Management

Emergency Operations Center
205 S Main St · Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 328-5777
Douglas Reed
Emergency Management Director & Homeland Security Adviser

GIS

Courthouse Annex · Second Floor
223 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 328-4885
Jamie Petersen
GIS Coordinator

Human Resources

Courthouse
227 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 328-5799
Jana Lemrick
Human Resources Director

Information Technology

Services Building
515 5th Ave · Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 328-5667
David Bayer
Chief Information Officer

Medical Examiner

Courthouse Annex
223 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 328-5837
Cheri Dahlheim
Chief Medical Examiner Investigator/Coordinator

Planning and Development

Courthouse Annex · First Floor (South Entrance)
223 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Office: (712) 328-5792

Includes: Animal Control, Public Health
Matt Wyant
Director of Planning and Development

Recorder

Courthouse · Second Floor
227 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 328-5612
Mark Brandenburg
County Recorder

Safety/Risk Management

Courthouse Annex · First Floor
223 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 328-4784
Garfield Coleman
Risk Manager

Secondary Roads

Courthouse Annex
223 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 328-5608
John Rasmussen, P.E.
County Engineer

Sheriff's Office

Sheriff's Office
1400 Big Lake Road · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Office: (712) 890-2200

Includes: 911 Communications, Jail
Jefferey Danker
Sheriff

Treasurer

Courthouse · First Floor
227 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 328-5627
Lea Voss
County Treasurer

Veteran Affairs

Veteran Affairs
623 6th Ave · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 328-5797
Nick Jedlicka
Veteran Affairs Director