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.

Assessor

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

Hours
8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

Penny Ravlin Penny Ravlin
Assessor

Attorney

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

Hours
8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

Closed Daily from 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Matt Wilber Matt Wilber
County Attorney

Auditor

Courthouse · Second Floor
227 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 328-5700

Hours
8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

Melvyn Houser Melvyn Houser
County Auditor

Board of Supervisors

Courthouse · Second Floor
227 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Primary: (712) 328-5644

Hours
8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

Scott Belt Scott Belt
Board Member
Lynn Grobe Lynn Grobe
Board Member
Justin Schultz Justin Schultz
Board Member
Brian Shea Brian Shea
Board Member
Tim Wichman Tim Wichman
Board Member

Buildings and Grounds

Courthouse · Basement Floor
227 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 328-4791

Hours
8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

Jason Slack Jason Slack
Buildings and Grounds Director

Community Services

Courthouse · First Floor, Room 128
227 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 328-5645

Hours
8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Monday - Friday

Suzanne Watson Suzanne Watson
Community Services Director

Conservation

Courthouse · First Floor, Room 204
227 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 328-5638

Hours
8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

Mark Shoemaker 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

Hours
8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

Douglas Reed
Emergency Management Director & Homeland Security Adviser

GIS

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

Hours
8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

Jamie Petersen Jamie Petersen
GIS Coordinator

Human Resources

Courthouse · Second Floor
227 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 328-5799

Hours
8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

Jana Lemrick Jana Lemrick
Human Resources Director

Information Technology

Courthouse · Second Floor, Room 217
227 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 328-5667

Hours
8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

David Bayer David Bayer
Chief Information Officer

Medical Examiner

Courthouse Annex · First Floor
223 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 328-5837

Hours
Office Hours:
8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

Investigative Hours:
24/7 | 365 days a year

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

Hours
8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

Matt Wyant Matt Wyant
Director of Planning and Development

Public Health

Public Health Clinic
600 S 4th St #100 · Council Bluffs, IA 51503
(712) 242-1155

Hours
8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

Public Relations

Courthouse · Second Floor
227 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
712-328-5898

Hours
8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

Craig Carlsen Craig Carlsen
Public Relations Manager

Recorder

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

Hours
Monday - Friday

8:00am to 3:30pm
Real Estate Filings, Marriage Applications, Passports

8:00am to 4:00pm
Boat, Snowmobile, ATV, Birth, Death & Marriage Records

Andrew Moats Andrew Moats
County Recorder

Safety/Risk Management

Courthouse · Second Floor, Room 208
227 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 328-4784

Hours
8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

Garfield Coleman Garfield Coleman
Risk Manager

Secondary Roads

Courthouse Annex · Second Floor
223 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
(712) 328-5608

Hours
7:00am to 3:30pm
Monday - Friday

John Rasmussen, P.E. 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

Hours
8:00am to 4:00pm
Monday - Friday

Andrew Brown Andrew Brown
Sheriff

Treasurer

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

Hours
8:00am to 4:00pm
Monday - Friday

Lea Voss (lea.voss@pottcounty-ia.gov) Lea Voss (lea.voss@pottcounty-ia.gov)
County Treasurer

Veteran Affairs

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

Hours
8:00am to 4:30pm
Monday - Friday


Director of Veteran Affairs