The Clay County, Iowa Board of Supervisors consists of five members elected at large. The Board of Supervisors is the legislative body of the county.


  Clay County, Iowa - Board of Supervisors

Current Agendas, Meeting Minutes & BOS Claims
Past Agendas, Meeting Minutes & BOS Claims

The Board of Supervisors are elected according to Plan One 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.
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.


Boards or Committees the Supervisors serve on for 2012 (click on the committee title below to view more information about a specific committee):

Delmar Brockshus:
Clay County Regional Events Center Board
Compass Pointe-NW IA Alcohol & Drug Treatment Unit
Drug Court
Jobs Trust
Seasons Center Board
Spencer Betterment
Spencer Industries

Kenneth Chalstrom:
3rd Judicial District Department of Correctional Services
CEO-IWD
Clay County Regional Events Center Board
Communications Center
E-911 Board
EMA Advisory Board
EMS Council
L.E.P.C.
Spencer Alliance for a Creative Economy (SPACE)
YES Center - NW IA Youth Emergency Services Center

Burlin Matthews:
Clay County Conservation Board
Compass Pointe-NW IA Alcohol & Drug Treatment Unit
Communications Center
Northwest IA Regional Airport Board of Trustees
Housing Trust Board
Regional Transit Authority (RIDES)
Revolving Loan Fund Committee
Seasons Center Community Health

Joe Skow:
Board of Health
Courthouse Security
Drug Court
Early Childhood Empowerment ECI/DCAT
Revolving Loan Fund Committee
Spencer Betterment
Upper Des Moines Opportunity Council
Volunteer Network

Linda Swanson:
CoDo (Clay, O'Brien, Dickinson & Osceola) Planning Council
EMS Council
Grievance Committee
Housing Trust Board
Mental Health Goverance Board (NWICC)
NW IA Planning and Development
RC&D IA Lakes Resource Conservation and Development 



Address of
Board of Supervisors office:
Clay County Administration Building
300 W 4th Street
Spencer, Iowa 51301


Hours Office is open:
Monday - Friday
8:00 A.M - 4:30 P.M.


Phone Number:
(712) 262-1569


Office holder names:

Delmar Brockshus
2345 Hwy 18
Spencer, IA
Term Ends Dec. 31, 2016

Kenneth Chalstrom
2750 470 Street
Webb, IA
Term Ends Dec. 31, 2014

Burlin Matthews
2014 Chair
812 East 18th Street
Spencer, IA
Term ends Dec. 31, 2014

Joe Skow
1609 West 15th Street
Spencer, IA
Term Ends Dec. 31, 2016

Linda Swanson
2014 Chair Elect
1410 440th Street
Peterson, IA
Term ends Dec. 31, 2014


Board of Supervisor Forms:
Downloadable forms used in the Board of Supervisor's office

Board of Supervisors Links:

Iowa State Association of Counties (ISAC)

National Association of Counties

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