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

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 

2020 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 BoardIowa Workforce Development BoardNortheast Iowa Behavioral Health Board
Northeast Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund, AlternateAllamakee County Board of HealthNortheast Iowa Response Group
T-21 Policy Board

Allamakee County E911 Board

Allamakee County Conservation Board
Resource, Conservation & Developement Board (RC & D)Allamakee County Revolving Loan fundRegional Upper Explorerland Revolving Loan Fund
Upper Explorerland Regional Planning CommissionAllamakee County FarmAlternate:  Board of Directors of Judicial District Dept. of Corrections
County Social Services Board of Directors, AlternateUpper 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.




**DURING COVID-19, Attendance/Group size in the Board room will be limited/restricted

To call in: 563-568-3522 and ask to be transferred to Supervisors

If you wish to participate via ZOOM meeting:

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 861 4949 8782                            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 October 19, 2020

                  Public Comment


9:40 am     Public Hearing for Allamakee County FY21 budget amendment

                  Consider adoption of Allamakee County FY21 budget amendment

                  Consider adoption of appropriations resolution for FY21 budget amendment


9:45 am     Personnel matter – Heather Homewood

                  Quarterly report – Veterans Affairs


9:50 am     Consider proclamation of Tobacco Awareness Week - Ashley Havenstrite


10:00 am     Plat approval – William G & Matthew C Behrend

                    Consider resolution appointing Zoning Board of Adjustment member


10:05 am     Personnel matter – Lori Hesse


10:15 am     Approval of FY20 financials for 1st Judicial District

                  Consider transfer of ownership of Erro to Stuart Bloxham

                  Discuss financial exposure of Sheriff’s dpt for inmates

                  Set date/time for General Election canvass


10:25 am     Discuss/Consider any COVID-19 related items

Department Head updates