|Supervisorís Meetings are held on
Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. in the Boardroom on the first floor of the
About The Board
The Board of Supervisors has both legislative and administrative powers and is
the policy-making body for Monroe County government. With its authority to adopt
legislation and policies for department operations, the Board sets priorities,
allocates resources and maintains budgetary control.
process is the most important power of the Board. By using the budget process
effectively, the Board is able to monitor and correct inefficiencies in all
organizational units, including elected departments, quasi-government
organizations, and administrative departments.
In addition to
these responsibilities, the Board of Supervisors promotes and facilitates
various cooperative efforts among and between other government entities and
jurisdictions. Most importantly, the Board is available to its constituency and
can respond to issues of importance to citizens. The Board also appoints
individuals or serves on a number of Boards and Commissions that affect all
aspects of Monroe County operations.
The duties of the Board of Supervisors can be found throughout Chapter 331 in
the Code of Iowa.