Board of Adjustment

This board reviews applications for variances (i.e. zoning setbacks, lot area, off street parking, etc.), rules on special uses and structures listed, and listens to/decides upon appeals of administrative decisions.
  • 1st Wednesday of the month
  • 6:00 p.m.
  • City Hall Council Chambers
Questions or concerns may be directed to the Community and Economic Development office at (515) 961-9430.

2022 Deadline/Meeting Schedule

Rules and Regulations


The board consists of 5 members who serve 5-year terms and who are appointed by the City Council.


Name Term Begin Term End
Rene Soldwisch January 01, 2018 December 31, 2022
Bill Mettee January 01, 2019 December 31, 2023
Amy Mitchell July 01, 2020 June 30, 2025
Lee Bash July 01, 2021 June 30, 2026
Jane Whalen January 1, 2022 June 30, 2027


Chair: Bill Mettee
Vice-Chair: Rene Soldwisch