Board of Supervisors

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:

OR Email individually:                                                                                                               

Larry Schellhammer:

Mark Reiser:

Dan Byrnes: 

FY23 Allamakee County Budget Public Hearing Notice for Maximum Property Tax and Public Hearing Notice for County budget

***If you have trouble with the Public Hearing links, try a different browser or try right-clicking and Open in New Window or Open in New Tab

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:
      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. If you will provide copies of any documents to the Supervisors, please bring an extra copy for their Clerk.

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.



MONDAY, MAY 23, 2022

Meeting ID: 845 7510 6468      Passcode: Call 563-568-3522 for Passcode


Call to order

Pledge of Allegiance


Audit claims


9:30 am      Approve Today’s Agenda and Minutes of May 16, 2022


            Public Comment


9:40 am     Consider 3rd reading for RAGBRAI Ordinance LXII

                  Consider adopting RAGBRAI Ordinance LXII


9:40 am     Consider use of county credit card for election supply containers - Auditor

                  Liquor License Renewal - Empty Nest


9:45 am     Consider approving 3rd reading of Amendment #9 to Zoning Ordinance L to change the zoning district boundaries and change the zoning district of the Official Zoning Map of Allamakee County for Commencing at the North ¼ Corner of Section 32, Township 99 North, Range 4 West of the 5th P.M.; thence S 01°-11’-40” E, 1321.27 feet to the northwest corner of the SW1/4-NE1/4 of said Section 32 which is the Point of Beginning; thence S 01°-07’-10” E, 245.80 feet along the west line of said SW1/4-NE1/4; thence N 56°-49’-44” E, 144.61 feet; thence N 37°-03’-41” W, 208.81 feet to the Point of Beginning. Said described parcel of land contains 0.35 acres, more or less. Bearings are based on the Iowa State Plane Coordinate System North Zone (1401) Horizontal NAD 83 (2011) from C -1, Commercial to A-1, Agricultural

Consider adopting Amendment #9 to Zoning Ordinance L


9:50 am     Plat approvals –    Sam Schwartz

                                                Michael and Kelly J Schwarck

                                                Stortz Farm Partnership

                                                Richard Bennett Trust


10:05 am     Consideration of hiring for two job openings in Secondary Road Department


Department Head updates

**Closed Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day, Supervisor’s meeting on Tuesday, May 31