Schildroth named supervisors chair for 2019

Members of the Grundy County Board of Supervisors posed for a photo after the annual organizational meeting last Wednesday morning. (Robert Maharry/The Grundy Register photo) 

Wednesday morning’s organizational meeting marked a watershed moment in the history of the Grundy County Board of Supervisors with the swearing in of new District 2 Supervisor Heidi Nederhoff.

           

“I think precedent is being set today in Grundy County. As I recall, I don’t think there have ever been two women that have served on this board (at the same time),” new chairman Mark Schildroth said. “It’s a new era.”

           

Schildroth, the recently re-elected incumbent who represents the Reinbeck area (District 4), was unanimously named the chairman for 2019, and Barb Smith of District 5 (Grundy Center) will serve as the vice chair. 

 

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