The Lee County, Iowa Board of Supervisors consists of five members elected by district. The Board of Supervisors is the legislative body of the county.


  Lee County, Iowa - Board of Supervisors

Board of Supervisors Duties
The Board of Supervisors is composed of five members, elected by districts, with each serving a four year term. Any vacancy occurring in the Board in the interim between elections is filled by appointment by a committee of the County Auditor, Treasurer and Recorder.

The Board is the legislative body of the county and is empowered to:
Approve compensation for county employees other than elected officials and, subject to the limitations imposed by the Compensation Board, approve compensation for elected officials.
Approve budget proposals of county offices and levy property taxes to raise revenues.
Approve applications for beer, liquor and cigarette sales permits for establishments in the unincorporated areas of the county.
Approve homestead tax credit applications and military service tax credit applications.
Make appointments to non-elective county offices.
Make appointments to county board and commissions.
Make official canvass of votes cast in the County for elections.
Fill vacancies in elective county offices occurring in the interim between elections except vacancies occurring on the Board of Supervisors.
Allow claims against the county and order payment of those claims.
Enter into contracts in the name of the County for the purchase, sale or lease of property, including real estate, and for the purchase of services.
Require reports of county officers on subjects corresponding with the duties of their officers.
Manage all county buildings and grounds.
Supervise construction and maintenance of the secondary roads system.

Regular sessions of the Board of Supervisors are held at 9 a.m. Tuesday mornings. The duties of the Board of Supervisors can be found throughout Chapter 331 in the Code of Iowa.


DISTRICT 1:
Ron Fedler

His term for District 1 seat on the Lee County Board of Supervisors was effective January 2, 2013 and expires January 2, 2017


DISTRICT 2:
Rick Larkin grew up on a family farm located near Ottumwa, Iowa. He attended Indian Hills Community College where he received an Associate of Arts Degree. In 1975 he graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science.

Rick has been married to his wife Linda for 30 years. They have three children who are now grown and one grandson.

Rick has worked for the Department of Corrections at the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison, Iowa as a Correctional Counselor for the past 25 years.

Rick’s community activities include membership in the Knights of Columbus, Elks, Chamber of Commerce and the Fort Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau. He has served as President of the Fort Madison Jaycees and the Fort Madison United Way Board of Directors. He currently serves on the Parish Council for the Fort Madison Catholic Churches.

Rick served on the Fort Madison City Council for three terms from 1980 until 1986. He then was appointed to the Lee County Board of Supervisors and was subsequently re-elected for two terms. He was elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1993 and completed four terms in office. He was elected back on the Board of Supervisors in 2004.

His term for District 2 seat on the Lee County Board of Supervisors was effective January 1, 2005 and expires January 2, 2015.


DISTRICT 3:
Ernest Schiller is a 1971 graduate of Iowa State University and a 1990 graduate of the University of Iowa.

He taught for 33 years: five (5) years at Harmony High School and twenty-eight (28) years at Central Lee High School.

He is a member of the Iowa Academy of Science, Iowa Science Teachers Section, NABT, NSTA, Central Lee Education Association, Geode Education Association, Iowa State Education Association, National Education Association, AEA #16 Eisenhower Consortium Committee, Iowa State Science and Technology Fair, Awards Chair for ISSTF, Southeast Iowa upper-Conference Science Fair and Student Programs for Iowa Junior Academy of Science.

His term for District 3 seat on the Lee County Board of Supervisors was effective January 2, 2007 and expires January 2, 2015.


DISTRICT 4:
Gary Folluo is a life long resident of Keokuk along with his wife Nancy and their two children, Morgan and Dominick. Their son Tracey resides in Burlington, Iowa. Nancy is Secretary at Wells Carey Elementary School in Keokuk and Gary is currently General Manager, Withers Broadcasting of Iowa, KOKX Radio in Keokuk. In 2007 he was awarded the honor of Employer of the Year by the Business and Professional Women organization (BPW) in Keokuk.

Gary has served as Mayor of Keokuk and was formerly a Labor Representative with Local #148 International Union of Operating Engineers. He and his wife also owned and operated a small business in Keokuk for 11 years. He is a member of Keokuk Elks Lodge; Keokuk Masonic Lodge; Keokuk Lions Club; member and past Commander (SAL) Sons of the American Legion; KAABA Shrine member serving currently as President of Keokuk Fez Club; Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters; Vice President of Keokuk Area Hospital Foundation Board; Chamber of Commerce Ambassador; Farm Bureau member; Keokuk Historic Preservation Commission Board member and a member of the First Christian Church Choir in Keokuk.

His term for District 4 seat on the Lee County Board of Supervisors was effective January 2, 2009 and expires January 2, 2017


DISTRICT 5:
Matt Pflug

 His term for District 5 seat on the Lee County Board of Supervisors was effective January 2, 2013 and expires January 2, 2017

 

Office Located At:
933 Avenue H
P.O. Box 190
Fort Madison, Iowa 52627

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Phone Number:
319-372-6557

Toll Free Number:
1-866-577-6342



Email:
Denise Fraise,
Clerk to the Board of Supervisors

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Ernest Schiller, Chair
Matt Pflug, Vice Chair
Gary Folluo, Supervisor
Ron Fedler, Supervisor
Rick Larkin, Supervisor



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 Counties

Links to Iowa Resources

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