Vernon Willey II

Vernon Willey II

City Council

Phone: (515) 313-3307

Vern Willey II was sworn into office on 1-4-2016.

Vern Willey retired from the City of Altoona after serving the citizens of Altoona for 41 ½ years. During his career with Altoona he performed many duties including Water Supt., Building and Zoning Official, Assistant to the City Administrator, Public Works Director and Community Services Director. He was a certified water and waste water operator. He also had National certifications in Building, Plumbing, Mechanical, and Electrical Inspection.

Vern has served on or chaired many boards and organizations over the years including Mid Iowa Construction Code Committee, Iowa Assoc. of Building Officials, Iowa Assoc. of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, American Water Works Assoc., American Public Works Assoc., Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Altoona Campus.

Vern is presently serving on the Altoona Campus Board, 4 Mile Creek Watershed Management Association, Mud Camp and Spring Creek Watershed Management Association (Chair), Metropolitan Planning Organization (Policy Committee) MPO Bicycle and Pedestrian Roundtable (Chair) , CIRDWC, and WRA. Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee.

Vern is married to wife Vicky and has 5 grown children. He and his wife are active in the community and have helped plan and put on the Altoona Tune-up Bike Ride for the past 5 years along with the Altoona Family Fun Fest. His favorite hobby and passion is cycling and its promotion.

Term Expires: 12-31-2023.