Board Meetings/Work Groups


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If interested, please see Board Application link on left.

BDF Board Meeting Dates and Locations
Every 4th Tues. of the month at 5:30pm   Supervisory meets at 5:00 unless noted on the agenda
* No scheduled meeting in December or July


August 22, 2017                                                     February 27, 2018
Buchanan Co. Health Center                                  Oelwein Public Library
1600 1st St. E                                                          501 Rock Island Road
Independence, IA 50644                                         Oelwein, IA 50662

September 26, 2017    Cancelled                          March 27, 2018
Regional Medical Center, Shepard Room               Buchanan Co. Health Center
709 W. Main                                                            1600 1st St. E
Manchester, IA 52057                                             Independence, IA 50644

October 24, 2017                                                   April 24, 2018
Oelwein Police Department                                    Regional Medical Center-Sheppard Room
501 Rock Island Road                                            709 W Main St
Oelwein, IA 50662                                                  Manchester, IA 52057

November 28, 2017                                               May 22,2018
Buchanan Co. Health Center                                 Oelwein Police Department
1600 1st St. E                                                         501 Rock Island Road
Independence, IA 50644                                        Oelwein, IA 50662

January 23, 2018                                                   June 26, 2018
Regional Medical Center                                        Buchanan Co. Health Center
Sheppard Education Center                                   1600 1st St. E
709 W. Main St, Entrance A                                   Independence, IA 50644
Manchester, IA 52057

Supervisory Meeting
December 14, 2017 - 2:00 pm
BDF Office
105 2nd Ave N.E.
Independence, IA 50644
Telligen Grant Planning


CPPC/Parent Ed/Early Learning & Early Child Care Work Group
Meetings start at 9:00
*Please park in the lot on the EAST side of the library 

August 2, 2017                                                      February 7, 2018
Independence Public Library                                  Independence Public Library
805 1st Street E.                                                     805 1st Street E
Independence, IA 50644                                        Independence, IA 50644
MCO Presentations                                                Presenter:

November 1, 2017                                                May 9, 2018 ** Please note the change of date **
Independence Public Library                                  Keystone AEA Office
805 1st Street E.                                                    412 2nd Ave NW
Independence, IA 50644                                        Oelwein, IA 50662
Identify BDF area strategies and priorities             Presenter:


Advisory Council
Meetings begin at 4:30 p.m.
*Please park in the lot on the EAST side of the library

August 8, 2017
Independence Public Library   Please park in the lot on the EAST side of the library
805 1st Street E.
Independence, IA 50644
Review FY17 Performance Reports; identify strengths; recommend changes for services/contracts

November 14, 2017
Living Water Church  **Please note the change in location
113 2nd Ave NE
Independence, IA 50644
Review updated data; identify programs and initiatives for FY18

February 13, 2018
Bill's Pizza & Smokehouse
201 1st St. W
Independence, IA 50644
Review Fy19 proposals; discuss changes to request (services, reporting, budget, performance measures, etc.)

May 8, 2018
Bill's Pizza & Smokehouse
201 1st St. W
Independence, IA 50644
Final funding recommendations to be presented at May board meeting

ACES and Clinical Consultation Team
*Please park in the lot on the EAST side of the library

November 1, 2017                                               April 11, 2018
Independence Public Library *                             Manchester United Methodist Church
805 1st St E                                                          413 E Butler St
Independence, IA 50644                                      Manchester, IA 52057

January 10, 2018                                                 May 9, 2018  Meeting will begin at 10:00 am
Manchester United Methodist Church                  Keystone AEA Office
413 E. Butler St.                                                    412 2nd Ave NW
Manchester, IA 52057                                          Oelwein, IA 50662

February 6, 2018                                                 June 13, 2018
Keystone AEA Office                                            BDF Office
412 2nd Ave NW                                                   105 2nd Ave NE
Oelwein, IA 50662                                                Independence, IA 50644

March 14, 2018
Independence Public Library   Please park in the lot on the EAST side of the library
805 1st Street E.
Independence, IA 50644