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.




**NOTE LOCATION: **Harpers Ferry City Hall/Library 238 4th Street, HARPERS FERRY, IA 52146**


Call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

9:30 am      Approve Today’s Agenda and Minutes of August 8, 2022

                  Public Comment

9:40 am      Public Hearing regarding amendment #10 to Zoning Ordinance L

                         Consider approving 1st Reading of Amendment #10 to Zoning Ordinance L to change the Zoning District Boundaries and change the

                         Zoning District of the official Zoning Map of Allamakee County for portion of parcel legally described as: LOT 5 and 1/6 INT IN LOT                                 16(WELL) LIVINGOOD SUBDIVISION Section 17, Township 98 North, Range 2 West of the 5th Prime Meridian,

                        Allamakee County Iowa. This parcel is currently zoned R-1, Rural Residential District changing to a R-3, Medium Density

                        Residential District

                  Consider waiving 2nd and 3rd readings, or setting dates/times for same, for Amendment #10 to Zoning Ordinance L

                  Consider adopting Amendment #10 to Zoning Ordinance L

 9:50 am     Harpers Ferry Library update

                  Harpers Ferry City update

 10:00 am   Discussion Harpers Ferry Museum Project – Jane Hasek

 10:10 am   Consideration of bids for concrete pavement patching for Secondary Roads

 10:15 am   Liquor license renewal – Knotty Pine

Department Head updates

Following the business portion of the meeting, Supervisors will travel to The Portside, 125 Jefferson Ave,   Harpers Ferry for a visit.