April 23, 2024


PO Box 437

Burke SD 57523

Phone: (605)775-2664

Auditor: Julie Bartling

Deputy Auditor: LaNeal Schonebaum

Email: [email protected]


The auditor is the watchdog of the county for property taxes. The auditor receives all tax requests from the various governing boards that can tax your property. They also ensure these entities can legally tax your property, and also ensures the amount they are levying is in compliance with all laws of the state.

The auditor is the keeper of county records and acts as a bookkeeper for county business. Records may include documents, books, or minutes from county commission meetings.

The auditor is responsible for scheduling county commission meetings, preparing the agenda, following up on commission decisions through letters and memoranda, and preparing the county budget.