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, MARCH 27, 2017

Meeting called to order

Audit claims

9:30 am     Approve Today’s Agenda and Minutes of March 20 and 23, 2017

9:30 am     Public Comment Time (10 minutes)

9:40 am     Proclamation for April Sexual Assault Awareness Month – Tirzah with Riverview Center

9:45 am        Public Hearing for Zoning Change request for George & Belva Ashbacher

10:00 am        Review of CSS meeting held 3/22/17 – Kim Waters

                     Consideration of lowering the FY18 MH-DD levy

                     Consideration of Jason Howes FY18 salary

10:25 am        Discuss/Consider Resolution adopting a policy for disclosure of Security Related Information

                     Discuss County requirements for RAGBRAI vendors – Corey Snitker

10:40 am        Consider amending motion 17.107 from March 20 to change date of Board of Supervisor meeting to be held at Lansing library from July 5 to July 3

                     Liquor license renewal – Empty Nest Winery

10:45 am        Consideration of motor grader quotes


                    Department Head updates