Board of Supervisors

Board of Supervisors

Presently the members of the Board of Supervisors are:  

Larry Schellhammer, Term expires: 12-31-2022
Dan Byrnes, Term expires: 12-31-2022
Dennis Koenig, Term expires:  12-31-2020

Contact the Board of Supervisors:
Phone: (563) 568-3522                                                                           

Email group at:

Email individually:                                                                            

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

Larry Schellhammer:

Dennis Koenig: 

Dan Byrnes: 

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

FY17/18 Property tax levies

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

NEIA Regional Housing Trust Fund
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 Board, AlternativeIowa 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
County FarmAllamakee County Revolving Loan fundRegional Upper Explorerland Revolving Loan Fund
Upper Explorerland Regional Planning CommissionNortheast Iowa Resource, Conservation & DevelopmentAlternate:  Board of Directors of Judicial District Dept. of Corrections
Upper Iowa Watershed Management AuthorityCounty Social Services Board of Directors
Alternate:  NE IA Juvenile Detention Board

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.





Call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Audit claims


9:30 am     Approve Today’s Agenda and Minutes of January 7, 2019


                  Public Comment


9:40 am     National Mentoring Month proclamation – Kathy Schwartzhoff

                  Helping Services FY20 Funding request – Carson Eggland


9:55 am     Main Street Lansing FY20 Funding request – Andy Kelleher


10:05 am     Quarterly reports – Auditor, Sheriff, Recorder

                    Review and approve pay request for Public Safety Center


10:10 am     Consideration of an Addendum to Agreement for IDOT City Bridge Construction Funding for the Green Valley Bridge


10:15 am     Discuss/consider personnel matter due to a resignation - Jill Kistler


10:20 am     Department Head updates


10:40 am     Possible Closed Session Pursuant to Authority of Iowa Code § 21.5(1)(i) to Address Personnel Issue

Consideration of What Action to Take Regarding Personnel Issue Discussed in Closed Session




**Following Board meeting, Supervisors will hold budget work session with department heads for FY20 budget as needed, ending by 3pm



MONDAY, JANUARY 14 – following board meeting until 3pm as needed

Board will have budget work sessions with department heads to discuss FY20 budgets


TUESDAY, JANUARY 15 – 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Board will have budget work sessions with department heads to discuss FY20 budgets

At 9:00 NEICAC will provide program review and FY20 funding request

At 10:00 Jane Regan to discuss the limit of insurance on the Courthouse