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Research and Budget

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Research and Budget Office

  • The Research and Budget Office:
  • Prepares the City's Operating Budget and Capital Improvements Program
  • Performs fiscal analyses of City operations, 
  • And provides research and analysis support on issues that impact the City.

Contact Information

Contact the Research and Budget Office by:

  • Hours: Monday through Friday - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Phone: (515) 283-4540
  • FAX: (515) 237-1668
  • Email:


Use the table below to contact a specific Budget Staff Person:

Staff Title Areas of Support Email Phone
Kurt Rueckel Senior Budget  Analyst Engineering, Finance, Civil and Human Rights, Library, CIP Projects, FEMA (515)-283-4087
Joe Brandstatter Budget Analyst Police, Fire (Pa) (515)-283-1440
Jessica Butler Budget Analyst City Clerk, Legal, Mayor and Council, Parks and Recreation, City Manager (Pa), publications (515)-283-4170
Jay Carlson Management Analyst Community Development, Public Works, Housing, Human Resources, Information Technology (Pa) (515)-283-4512
Pa Goldbeck Management Analyst City Manager (Jessica), Fire (Joe), Information Technology (Jay) (515)-283-4067