The Board of Supervisors are
elected according to Plan One of the 1984 Code of Iowa, Chapter 331.208. It is
composed of three members elected at large. Vacancies in the Board of
Supervisors are filled by appointment made by the County Auditor, County
Recorder and the Clerk of District Court.
Term, four years; bond
The Board of Supervisors is the
legislative body of the county and the following are some of its important
duties and powers:
Approves bonds of county officials.
Approves reports of county officials.
Establishes and vacates public highways.
Levies taxes to raise revenues for county purposes.
Allows claims against the county and orders same paid.
vacancies in county offices, except members of its own body.
Constitutes a drainage board of the various districts of the county.
Allows or disallows homestead credit claims and military exemptions.
Approves cigarette, beer and liquor applications for permits outside cities.
Refunds taxes on property erroneously assessed.
The Board of Supervisors
meet regularly on Tuesday mornings beginning at 8:15 a.m. with additional
meetings as called by the Chairperson.
Appointments may be made through the Auditor's Office, through
the Board line, or the toll free number.
Board of Supervisors – Agenda / Minutes
Board of Supervisors Agenda:
The Board of Supervisors Agenda is posted a minimum of 24 hours prior to
upcoming board meeting(s).
If individuals would like to be added to the agenda, the Auditor must be
notified at least 24 hours prior to the board meeting.
Current Scheduled Board Agenda
Board of Supervisors Minutes:
The minutes are available after Board approval and posted at the following
location or available from the Auditor’s office.