Underwood, Iowa City Council

Dennis Bardsley, Mayor Home 712-566-2376
Term expires December 2021 350 Highway Ave
Underwood, Iowa 51576
This may be Denny’s 4th term as Mayor. Mayor Bardsley actively partners with WIDA (Western Iowa Development), and SW Iowa Advance to promote Underwood. Denny has served as chairperson on the Planning and Zoning Commission for many years and served as School Board President. He is a retired state trooper and currently works as a private investigator.
Robert Dose, Mayor Pro-Tem
Phone (712) 566-2371
Term expires December 2019 532 Highway Avenue
Underwood, Iowa
Robert has served on the City Council for multiple terms. He is on the Finance, Personnel, and Sewer Committees. He is a Master in the Masonic Lodge, Quick Iowa and is Vice-President of the Underwood Memorial Building Association. His wife’s name is Nancy.
Jim Pingel Home 712-566-2682
Term expires December 2021 Box 201
Underwood, Ia 51576
This is Jim’s 4th term as a Council member. He serves on the following Committees: Personnel, Streets, and Building Permits. Jim works as an Engineer for the City of Omaha Fire Department. He is also a trained paramedic, and is trained in Haz-mat. He brings much knowledge in emergency management to our city council. Jim has 3 children and stepchildren. His wife’s name is Dixie.


JW Tiarks Phone 712-566-2012
Term expires December 2021 104 Sunset Drive
Underwood, Ia 51576
This is JW’s 1st term as a Council member. He brings a great deal of knowledge in financial operations from his work experience to the City Council.


  Todd Erwin Phone (712) 566-9016
Term expires December 2019 Box 154
Underwood, Iowa
Todd serves on the Streets, Cemetery, and Parks Committees. He and his wife and now his son serve as volunteers for the Underwood Volunteer Fire and Rescue. His wife’s name is Kelle and they have 3 children.
  Josh Madsen
Term Expires December 2019
This position was originally Dave Powell. Then Ed Freuck was appointed to fill the vacant Council position left by Dave Powell.  Josh was appointed in October 23, 2018.