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 Floor
227 S 6th St · Council Bluffs, IA 51501
Office: (712) 328-5654

Hours
24 Hours a Day
7 Days a Week

Robert Anderson
Director

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
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
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
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
Board Member
Lynn Grobe
Board Member
Justin Schultz
Board Member
Brian Shea
Board Member
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
Buildings and Grounds Director

Community Services

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

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

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
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
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
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
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
Director of Planning and Development

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

Marilyn Hebing
County Recorder

Safety/Risk Management

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

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

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.
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 4:30pm
Monday - Friday

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)
County Treasurer

Veteran Affairs

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

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

Nick Jedlicka
Veteran Affairs Director