Pelz in Plaid Opens Plant

The dedication ceremonies at Ames’ Solid Waste Treatment Plant on Lincoln Way at Center Street on July 16, 1975. Taking part were city councilman, Donald Nelson, former mayor Stuart Smith, councilman Charles Calhoun, mayor William Pelz standing at podium, councilman Joseph Maxwell (partly hidden), council member Barbara Koerber, U.S. E.P.A. Administrator Russell Train and E.P.A. regional administrator Jerome H. Svore.