Barton County Commission

Welcome to the Barton County Commission online resource. Meeting minutes, events, and downloadable items made available by the commission to the public will be posted here on a regular basis.

The purpose of the commission is: "Determining local needs in appropriating Local, State & Federal funds. Oversee Courthouse condition and maintenance. Oversee building and maintenance of county bridges and culverts. Oversee payroll and other County administrative functions." The Commission is located in the Barton County Court House (1004 Gulf Street in Lamar, MO) and may be reached at: 417-682-4110.

Job Applications

Any job opening with the County requires particulars and forms that will be made available at the Courthouse upon announcement of the acceptance of applications or resumes. If an application is required – it will be located at the Office announcing the job opening. All job vacancies will be publicly posted a minimum of five (5) working days unless there is a compelling reason to proceed immediately.

Bidding on Contracts

Each job put out for bid by the County requires particulars and forms that will be made available at the Courthouse upon announcement of the request for bids. Request for bids will be announced in the Lamar Democrat, the Liberal News and on the County Website as they come available.


Presiding Commissioner:
Mike Davis
Phone: 417-682-4110
Fax: 417-682-4100

District One Commissioner:
Dennis Wilson

District Two Commissioner:
Jeff Tucker

Ivan Frieden
Phone: 417-682-3553
Fax: 417-682-0176
Business and Personal Property Inquiries
All Other Inquires

Clerk Circuit Court:
Janet Maupin
Phone: 417-682-2444
Fax: 417-682-2960

County Clerk:
Kristina Crockett
Phone: 417-682-3529
Fax: 417-682-4100

Barba Parrish
Phone: 417-682-5881
Fax: 417-682-4136

Prosecuting Attorney
Steven Kaderly
Phone: 417-682-6061
Fax: 417-682-6063

Public Administrator:
Teresa E Moore
Phone: 417-682-5060
Fax: 417-682-4109

Recorder of Deeds:
Kathleen Dimond
Phone: 417-682-2110
Fax: 417-682-4102

Mitchell Shaw
Phone: 417-682-5515
Fax: 417-682-5805

C. Tucker Joustra
Phone: 417-682-5508

Associate Circuit Judge
James Nichols
Phone:  417-682-2444
Fax:  417-682-2960