There are three members on the Board of Supervisors, each
elected by the citizens in one of the three
districts. Individuals serve overlapping four-year terms,
with elections held every two years.
The Board elects one of its members annually to chair its
In Sac County, the Board of Supervisors convenes each
Tuesday morning at 10:00 to
consider and act upon official business and approve
personnel appointments. The meetings are held at the
Sac County Courthouse, 100 N. W. State St., Sac City, Iowa.
The current meeting
are posted here on the website
and also given to the designated county newspapers.
The Board of Supervisors has both legislative and
administrative powers and is the
policy-making body for Sac County government. With its
authority to adopt legislation and
policies for department operations, the Board sets
priorities, allocates resources and maintains
The budget 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-organizations, and
In addition to these responsibilities, the Board of
Supervisors promotes and facilitates various
cooperative efforts between and among 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 and serves on a number
of Boards and Commissions that affect all aspects of Sac