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
Mark Reiser, Term expires: 12-31-2024

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

Email group at:

Email individually:     


Larry Schellhammer:

Mark Reiser:

Dan Byrnes: 

FY22 Allamakee County Budget Public Hearing Notice for Maximum Property Tax and Public Hearing Notice for County budget to be held 3/22/21

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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

FY20/21 Property tax levies

FY19/20 Property tax levies

FY18/19 Property tax levies

FY17/18 Property tax levies

FY16/17 Property tax levies

FY15/16 Property tax levies 

2021 Committee Assignments

Larry Schellhammer, Chairperson Board of SupervisorsDan Byrnes, Chairperson Pro-TemMark Reiser
Northeast Iowa Juvenile Detention Board

Allamakee County E911 Board

County Social Services Board of DirectorsAllamakee County Revolving Loan FundAllamakee County Farm
Allamakee County Economic Development Executive BoardAllamakee County Board of HealthAllamakee County Conservation Board

Board of Directors of Judicial District Dept. of Corrections

Allamakee County Substance Abuse Board28E Board
Resource, Conservation & Developement Board (RC & D)Iowa Workforce Development BoardDECAT Empowerment
 Alternate: Northeast Iowa Regional Housing Trust FundNEIA Community Action Executive BoardNortheast Iowa Behavioral Health Board
T-21 DOT Policy Board

NEIA Community Action Transit Board

Northeast Iowa Response Group
Upper Explorerland Regional Planning CommissionNortheast Iowa Area Agency on AgingT-21 Advisory Board
Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission Executive BoardUpper Iowa Watershed Management AuthorityNEIA Regional Housing Trust Fund
Regional Upper Explorerland Revolving Loan FundAlternate:  Board of Directors of Judicial District Dept. of Corrections
Upper Explorerland Regional Housing Authority Board

Allamakee County Historical Society

Alternate:  NE IA Juvenile Detention Board
Alternate: T-21 DOT Policy Board
Alternate: County Social Services Board of Directors

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 process begins every January, with budget adpoted every March, 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.




If you wish to participate via ZOOM meeting:

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Meeting ID: 899 4727 9289           Passcode: Please call 563-568-3522 for passcode


Call to order

Pledge of Allegiance


Audit Claims


9:30 am     Approve Today’s Agenda and Minutes of January 18, 2022


            Public Comment


9:40 am     Plat approvals -     Richard H. Berns

                                                Alan P. & Lori K. Heitman

                                                Sarah L. Grover


9:50 am     Quarterly reports – Veterans Affairs and Environmental Health

                  Consider appointment of Waterville Library Board member

                  Consider resolution approving FY23 salary for Board of Supervisors

                  Consider appointment of HIPAA Privacy and Compliance Officer


10:00 am     Librarians – FY22 review and FY23 funding request


10:15 am     Discussion of County COVID-19 issues and testing


10:25 am     Discuss/Consider the City of Harpers Ferry and City of Waterville law enforcement contract costs


10:35 am     Secondary roads transfers

      Discussion regarding possible revisions to the Dust Control Resolution

                                            Consideration of approving a revised Dust Control Resolution

                                            Consideration of setting a letting date for two bridges on Makee Drive



                    Department Head updates



Following Board meeting, Supervisors will hold budget work sessions for FY23 budget as necessary until approximately 3 p.m., with a recess for lunch as time allows







Supervisors are invited to attend the following meeting at Veterans Memorial Hospital.


City of Waukon, Iowa

Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda

January 25, 2022

7:00 a.m.

Public Comments

1)      Call to Order

2)      Approval of Minutes

3)      Welcome County Supervisors

a)      Executive Session

4)      Administrative Reports

a)      CEO

i)       Allamakee County Foundation Grant

ii)     Podiatry – Dr. Thompson

b)     CNO

c)      HR

d)     Clinic Director

5)      Consent Agenda

a)      Safety & Emergency Preparedness Meeting Minutes

b)     Culture &Wellness Meeting Minutes

c)      Patient Satisfaction Report

6)      Committee Reports

a)      Quality Assessment and Improvement

b)     Medical Staff

c)      Foundation

7)      Financial Report

a)      Financial Report

b)     Proposed Budget

8)      Other Business

a)      Board Of Health

b)     Officer Elections

c)      Committee Appointments: Finance – D. Lyons & P. Nordhiem; Policy Review – P. Nordhiem & K. Hanson; P&T/QA – J. Sewick

d)     Credentialing: New Appt. – A. Sanaani, MD; Re-appts. – V. Lyons, MD; D. Schwartz, MD; M. Donovan, MD; G. Young, MD; J. Peterson, MD; W. Chokesuwattanaskul, MD; Additional Privileges – T. McMullan, MD

e)      Annual CAH Report

f)       Behavioral Health Bid Update

9)      Adjourn