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

Email group at:

Email individually:

Larry Schellhammer:

Dennis Koenig: 

Dan Byrnes: 

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

Ordinance LV (amended 6/12/17) - All-Terrain Vehicles or Off-Road Utility Vehicles on Secondary Roads

Ordinance LVI - RAGBRAI

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 BoardNortheast Iowa Area Agency on AgingT-21 Advisory Board

Allamakee County Board of Health

Allamakee County Substance Abuse BoardDECAT Empowerment
Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission Executive BoardIowa Workforce Development BoardNortheast Iowa Behavioral Health Board
Northeast Iowa Regional Housing Trust FundNortheast Iowa Juvenile Detention BoardNortheast 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.



FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.

The Allamakee County Compensation Board will meet

On Friday, December 15, 2017 at 9:00 am

In the Board of Supervisors Room

to discuss elected official’s salaries for FY18/19 

Board of Supervisors are invited to attend, as well as all other elected officials




Call to order

9:30 am     Approve Today’s Agenda and Minutes of December 11, 2017

9:30 am     Public Comment

9:40 am     Discuss/Consider property line at 888 Hwy 9/Lloyd Newton property

                  Discuss/Consider Resolution to join other counties in support of litigation against opioid manufacturers

9:50 am     Discuss/Consider Waukon Police Department request for storage space – Phil Young

10:00 am     Consider convening into a closed session to discuss strategy with the County Bargaining Representatives for upcoming collective bargaining negotiations between Allamakee County and the Secondary Roads Unit and Sheriff’s Department Unit. The closed session is specifically authorized pursuant to Section 20.17(3) of the Code of Iowa and is exempt from Chapter 21 requirements

10:30 am     Discuss/Consider site plan for Alliant/Interstate Power Communication Tower

10:40 am     Consideration of 2017 Weed Commissioner’s Report

                    Consider approval of voiding outstanding warrants

                    Discuss/Consider Howard County proposal regarding CSS employee vehicle use

10:50 am      Budget discussion – Corey Snitker

11:00 am      Discussion of unincorporated part of Hazard Mitigation plan (approx. 1 hour) – Corey Snitker


                    Department Head updates

                           *Next meeting Wednesday, December 27 due to holidays


After optional short recess for lunch:

View road projects with County Engineer, if Board available

Discuss Morgan Bridge ditch cleaning