County Commission

Scott County Commissioners
P.O. Box 188
Courthouse, First Floor
Benton, Missouri 63736
Phone: 573-545-3549
Fax: 573-545-3540 
Meeting Hours: 
Tuesday & Thursday  8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

The Commissioner's office is located on the first floor of the courthouse, across from the County Clerk's office. 

Donnie Keifer
Second District Commissioner
Office: 573-545-3549
Home: 573-887-3610
Jamie Burger
Presiding Commissioner
Office: 573-545-3549
Home: 573-545-3910
Dennis Ziegenhorn
First District Commissioner
Office: 573-545-3549
Home: 573-471-8485
The County Commission is responsible for the administration of the county's government which includes:

setting the annual budget and payment of expenditures,all county property,conducting the county's business in cooperation with the various county officeholders and departments.

The County Highway Department, E-911 Department and Office of Economic Development report directly to the County Commission.

As a third class Missouri County, the Commission is relatively limited by state statute regarding the types of ordinances and orders it can initiate. Questions about the scope of the commission's authority can be directed to the County Clerk or any commissioner.

Of Special Interest

The public meetings of the Commission are held every Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to noon except on election days and holidays. An agenda is posted 24 hours before each meeting. The public is invited to attend Commission meetings and to contact commissioners at any time with concerns or questions. 

Frequently Asked Questions
Do I live in the first or second district?

The first district of the County Commission consists of Richland and Rootwad Townships with a population according to the 2000 Federal Census of 19,625. The second district of the County Commission consists of Commerce, Kelso, Sandywoods, Sylvania, Moreland, Morley, and Tywappity Townships with a population according to the 2000 Federal Census of 20,797.  The map illustrates the districts. You can verify your district by contacting the Scott County Clerk at (573) 545-3549.


Scott County Mo
P.O. Box 188 :: 131 S. Winchester Street 
Benton, Missouri 63736 
Phone: 573-545-3549 Fax: 573-545-3540
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