Plymouth County Iowa

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(Craig Anderson, John Meis, Don Kass,  Stacey Feldman Auditor, Gary Horton, Mike VanOtterloo)


Term is four years; bond no less than $100,000.

The board of supervisors consists of five members, serving four years each.

The board of supervisors is the legislative body of the county.


The following are some of their more important duties and powers:

                Approve bonds of county officials.

                Establish and vacate public highways.

                Levy taxes to raise revenue for county purposes.

                Allow claims against the county and order same to be paid.

                Fill vacancies in county offices, except of its own body.

                Constitute a drainage board to the various districts of the county.

                Make official canvass of the votes of the county at the primary and general election.

Vacancies in the board of supervisors are filled by appointment made by the county auditor, county treasurer and county recorder. 


The Board of Supervisors hold regular meetings on the second secular day in January, the first Tuesday in April and the second Tuesday in June, September, and November, and adjourned meetings every Tuesday.

Board Of Supervisors Committees/Boards    
Craig Anderson Don Kass Mike VanOtterloo Gary Horton
Workforce Development R.E.A.P. Board (Alternate) Plymouth County EMA Loess Hills Alliance Board
E-911 Board Sioux Rivers Mental Health Region Board Loess Hills Alliance Board Alternate Siouxland Regional Housing Authority Board
County Safety Board Mental Health Crisis Board Sioux Rivers Mental Health Region Board SRTPA Board
SRTPA Board, Alternate 3rd Judicial District Dept. of Correctional Services Synergy Board Big Sioux Corridor Board
SIMPCO MPO & SIMPCO Executive Board Mid Sioux Opportunity Board Plymouth County Planning Council NW Early Childhood Iowa (Empowerment)
Woodbury Co. Assessor's Office Conference Board Youth Emergency Services Board (YES Center) Mental Health Crisis Board Siouxland Regional Transit Board
Hungary Canyons AllianceBoard Synergy Board, Alternate Mental Health DECAT Board West Central Region Housing
Loess Hills Development & Conservation Little Sioux Watershed Board Plymouth County Wellness Life Skills (Mid-Year Committee Member)
I.P.A.I.T. Board Plains Area Mental MH Board (Liason)   Plymouth County Landfill
R.E.A.P. Board Plymouth County Labor Negotiations Board
Hazmat Board      

Board of Supervisors


John Meis

Dist 1    


716 4th Ave SE

Le Mars, IA  51031


Mike VanOtterloo

Dist 2


     520 1st Ave SE

Le Mars, IA 51031


Don Kass 

Board Chairman

Dist 3


48138 190th St

Remsen, IA 51050


Craig Anderson

Dist 4    


24999 Jade Ave

Merrill, IA 51038


Gary Horton

Dist 5


850 Hardy St

Akron, IA 51001

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John Meis
E-911 Board, Alternate
SIMPCO, Alternate
Loess Hills Alliance Board
Floyd Valley Community Health Services Advisory Committee
Life Skills Board
LeMars Business Initiative Corp. (Liason)
Plymouth CO. Board of Health Planning Council
Plymouth County Labor Negotiations Board

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