The Board of Supervisors in Cherokee County, Iowa is the legislative body of the county.

 

County Seat
Cherokee County Courthouse
520 West Main
Cherokee, IA 51012

The Board of Supervisors in Cherokee County, Iowa
is the legislative body of the county

 

The Board of Supervisor's are elected according to Plan Three of the 1984 Code of Iowa, Chapter 331.208.  It is composed of five 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 required, not less than $10,000.

   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
Fills vacancies in county offices, except members of its own body
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
 

Current Claim Listings Claims Archive
Agendas Minutes
Map of Supervisor's Districts
2013-2014 Budget Book

Open Meetings Law - Iowa Code Chapter 21

 

Address of Board of Supervisors office:
Cherokee County Courthouse
Boardroom on Lower Level
520 West Main St.
Cherokee, IA 51012


Regular Board meetings
Held every Tuesday at
9:00 a.m. in the Boardroom, located on the lower level of the Courthouse


Phone Number:
(712) 225-6706


Board of
Supervisors Links:
Iowa State Association of Counties (ISAC)

National Association of Counties

Links to Iowa Resources


Other Related Links:
Index of Iowa Code

Iowa Administrative Code

 

 

 


Meet Our Supervisors

 



Dennis Bush, Supervisor
District 2
Elected: 2012 Re-Elected: 2016

 

2017 Committee Assignments
 County Shop, Plains Area Health, MHI Advisory Board, Board of Health, County Mental Health Region, NW IA Contracting Consortium, Rolling Hills Region Governance Board, Administrative Board. Case Management Advisory Board / Project Team, IT Commitee

 
 
 



Rick Mongon, Chaiman
District 1

Elected: 2012 Re-Elected: 2016

 

2017 Committee Assignments
County Shop, Enterprise Zone Board, Cherokee Area Economic Development, Ambulance CRMC Board of Health, Your Emergency Services Center Board, Case Management Advisory Board / Project Team, Cherokee County Residential Services Inc, Mid Sioux Oppertunities, E911 Board, MHI Citizens Advisory Board, Safety Committee.
 
 
 



Jeff Simonsen, Supervisor
District 3

Elected: 1992
Re-elected: 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014

 

 

2017 Committee Assignments
County Shop, Third Judicial Representative, USDA Rural Development Loan Committee, Board of Health, SIMPCO, Sioux Regional Transit Services, Regional Workforce Investment Board, Third Judicial Representative, MHI Citizens Advisory Board.
 
 
 
 



Gary Lundquist, Vice-Chair
District 4

Elected: 2014

 

2017 Committee Assignments
County Shop, Solid Waste Commision, Board of Health, SIMPCO, MHI Citizens Advisory Board, NW IA Community Empowerment Board, REAP, Courthouse Committee, County Fairs, Court Facility Security Committee
 
 
 



Duane Mummert, Supervisor
District 5

Elected: 2016

 

2017 Committee Assignments
County Shop, Board of Health, MHI Citizens Advisory Board, Synergy Center, Cherokee County Work Services, Loess Hills Development & Conservation Authority, EMS Commision, Local Emergency Planning Committee