Delaware County, Iowa Board of Supervisors.

  Delaware County, Iowa - Board of Supervisors

The Board of Supervisors is the legislative body of Delaware County and the following are some of its duties and powers:

Approves bonds of county officials
Establishes and vacates public highways
Levies taxes to produce revenue for county purposes
Allows claims against the county and orders them paid
Allows applications for Homestead, Military, and Family Farm Credit
Fills vacancies in county offices, except members of its own body
Canvasses the vote totals of elections
Approves budgets of county officials
Appoints a County Engineer to supervise the county road system
Oversees the maintenance of the county buildings
Appoints all members or individuals to the following county boards or positions: Conservation, Health, Care Review, Veterans Affairs, MC Safety Coordinator, Delaware County Economic Development Commission, ADA Coordinator, IDHS Advisory Board, Homeland Security Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Tourism Regional Representatives
Appoints individual members to the following boards: Civil Service, Compensation, Judicial Magistrate Appointing Commission, Eminent Domain Compensation Commission
Comprises 1/3 of the Conference Board that appoints the Assessor, approves the Assessor Office budget, and appoints members of the Board of Review and Examining Board

Current Meeting Agenda

Archived Meeting Minutes


Address of
Board of Supervisors:
Delaware County Courthouse
301 E Main Street
Manchester, Iowa 52057

Regular Meeting Time:
Monday @ 1:15 p.m.
(Subject to change)

Phone Number:
(563) 927-2515

FAX Number:
(563) 927-6423

Supervisor's E-mail

Board of Supervisors:
Shirley Helmrichs
Jeff Madlom
Peter Buschmann

Board of Supervisors Forms:
Downloadable forms
used in the Board of Supervisors office

Board of Supervisors Links:

Iowa State Association of Counties (ISAC)

National Association of

Links to Iowa Resources