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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.

Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Presiding Commissioner:
David Johnson
Phone: 417-682-4110
Fax: 417-682-4100

District One Commissioner:
Ben Reed

District Two Commissioner:
Jeff Tucker

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

Clerk Circuit Court:
Melinda Maberry
Phone: 417-682-2444
Fax: 417-682-2960

County Clerk:
Nikki brand
Phone: 417-682-3529
Fax: 417-682-4100

Brittanica Born
Phone: 417-682-5881
Fax: 417-682-4136

Prosecuting Attorney
Michael Smalley
Phone: (417) 682-5000

Public Administrator:
Julie Hagen
Phone: 417-682-5060
Fax: 417-682-4109

Recorder of Deeds:
Lisa Cunningham
Phone: 417-682-2110
Fax: 417-682-4102

John Simpson
Phone: 417-682-5515
Fax: 417-682-5805

Sarah Rutledge

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

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.

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