Board of Supervisors

Board of Supervisors

Presently the members of the Board of Supervisors are:  

Larry Schellhammer, Term expires: 12-31-2018
Dan Byrnes, Term expires: 12-31-2018
Dennis Koenig, Term expires:  12-31-2020

Contact the Board of Supervisors:
Phone: (563) 568-3522 or by email at:

Left to right:  Dennis Koenig, Dan Byrnes, Larry Schellhammer

FY16/17 Property tax levies

FY15/16 Property tax levies 

2017 Committee Assignments

Larry Schellhammer, Chairperson Board of SupervisorsDan ByrnesDennis Koenig, Chairperson Pro-Tem

NEIA Community Action Executive Board

Allamakee County Farm
Board of Directors of Judicial District Dept. of CorrectionsNEIA Community Action Transit Board28E Board
Allamakee county Economic Development Executive Board
Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging
T-21 Advisory Board

Allamakee County Board of Health

Allamakee County Substance Abuse Board
DECAT Empowerment
Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission Executive BoardIowa Workforce Development BoardNortheast Iowa Behavioral Health Board
Northeast Iowa Regional Housing Trust FundNortheast Iowa Juvenile Detention Board
Northeast Iowa Response Group
T-21 Policy Board

Allamakee County E911 Board

Allamakee County Conservation Board
Allamakee County Revolving Loan fundRegional Upper Explorerland Revolving Loan Fund
Northeast Iowa Resource, Conservation & DevelopmentAlternate:  Board of Directors of Judicial District Dept. of Corrections
Upper Iowa Watershed Management AuthorityAlternate:  Northeast Iowa Juvenile Detention Board

County Social Services Board of Directors

Upper Explorerland Regional Housing Authority

Upper Explorerland Regional Housing Authority Board

All board members represented on the following boards/committees:
      Emergency Management
      Conference Board
      County Economic Development
      Roadside Management
      MH/DD Advisory Board
      Solid Waste
      Planning & Zoning Board

The Allamakee County Board of Supervisors is a three-member board. In Allamakee County the Supervisors are elected at large.

The Board of Supervisors meets every Monday starting at 9:30AM with 10 minutes for public comment followed by the agenda, and the meeting lasts until all business is done. Also the board meets as needed for special circumstances. The agenda is posted at the Courthouse by Friday at 9:30 am and also on the Allamakee County Web page. To get on the Supervisors Agenda, you need to contact the Auditors Office by 3:00 PM Thursday, before the Monday meeting.

Besides having a scheduled Monday meeting, each Supervisor sits on other Boards throughout the County, area Counties, and State. Each takes an active part for promoting and protecting the citizens of the county. SEE LIST OF COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS ABOVE.

Duties of the Supervisors are:

• Adopting a county budget. This is done every January with each department head having input.
• Responsible for the construction and maintenance of the county’s road/bridge system.
• Levies taxes to raise revenues for county purposes.
• Attending meetings for county representation.
• Union negotiations.



MONDAY, MAY 1, 2017


Meeting called to order

9:30 am     Approve Today’s Agenda and Minutes of April 24, 2017

9:30 am     Public Comment Time (10 minutes)

9:40 am     Discuss/Consider RAGBRAI ordinance pertaining to vendors outside city limits

                  Consider setting date for public hearing on proposed ordinance, if necessary

9:55 am     CSS meeting review – Dennis Koenig

10:00 am   Consideration of bids for pavement rehabilitation

                  Consideration of vehicle quotes for Secondary Roads

10:15 am   Discussion of flooding issues along Upper Iowa River/Gary Weymiller

10:30 am   Consideration of increasing Flex Account contribution limit to $2,600 to match IRS

                  Consideration of 2.5 month grace period for Dependent Care claims

Consideration of offering debit cards for Flex Accounts

10:35 am   Discussion/Consideration of sale of a squad car

                  Consideration of hiring transport officer

10:45 am   Consideration of Resolution establishing a schedule of fees associated with implementing the Allamakee County Zoning, Subdivision and Flood Plain Ordinances


                    Department Head updates