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

March 19 Iowa Flood Center presentation RE: Upper Iowa Drainage District

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

FY16/17 Property tax levies

FY15/16 Property tax levies 

2018 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

Northeast Iowa Juvenile Detention Board

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 FundAllamakee County Board of HealthNortheast 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
       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.



TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018


Call to order

Audit claims


9:30 am     Approve Today’s Agenda and Minutes of May 21, 2018


9:30 am     Public Comment


9:40 am     Consider donation of equipment & microfilmed newspaper to County museum – Deb Winke

                  Consider setting final meeting date of FY18

                  Consideration of 1-year extension of UERPC lease and NEICAC sub-lease for office space

                  Manure Management Plan update – Red Ink Ranch

                  Consider disallowance of Homestead Credit – Peter W & Lillian E Bieber


9:50 am     Plat approvals- Stanley & Beverly Meyer

                                          Ruth A Rask

                                          Robert Hammel

                                          Dorothy Y Goettel

                                          Richard A Hefte


10:00 am   Discuss/Consider sale of unused inventory items – John Roe


10:05 am   Consideration of hiring temporary part time for Secondary Road Department

                  Consideration of setting a date and time for a public hearing for vacating Road # 231 by Pine Creek in Hanover Township

                        Consideration of setting a letting date for a box culvert extension project


Department Head updates