County Board of Commissioners

The Board of Commissioners is made up of five individuals representing five different districts throughout Hamlin County.  Members of the board are elected for a four year term and take on many tasks while serving.  These tasks include... adopting the county budget, acting as human resources for employees, set employee's salaries, passing county ordinances, appoints county officials that are not elected into office, oversees public concerns, reviews zoning issues and so much more.    

Board members represent all citizens of Hamlin County and are the citizen's voice in county government.  Therefore it is encourage for all residents to keep them informed and up-to-date with any questions or concerns that might arise. Residents may do this by contacting their district representative, or coming to Board of Commissioner meetings, which are held at least twice a month and always open to the public (expect for executive sessions required under state law). Agendas are posted online and at the courthouse at least 24 hours before the beginning of the meeting. 

Meeting Location

2nd Floor of Courthouse

East Half

Come Through Auditor's Office

300 4th Street

Hayti, SD 57241

Vice Chairman

Randall Rudebusch

18093 460th Ave

Castlewood SD 57223

Phone: (605) 793-2308

District One Member


Glacial Lakes

Courthouse Maintenance

Brookings Housing

Board Member

Leland Roe

18253 446th Ave

Hazel SD 57242

Phone: (605) 783-3200

District Two Member


Human Service Board

Interlakes Community Action

Emergency and Disaster


Doug Noem

44429 194th St

Bryant SD 57221

Phone: (605) 628-2934

District Three Member


Weed Board

First District

Board Member

Jay Baldwin

332 West Lake Dr

Lake Norden SD 57248

Phone: (605) 785-3620

District Four Member



Extension Committee

Purchasing Committee

Board Member

Larry Saathoff

46278 Oakwood St

Estelline SD 57234

Phone: (605) 690-7960

District Five Member


Zoning Board


- Meet the Board Members -

County Offices

Courthouse Hours

8:00am - 5:00pm Central Time

Monday - Friday


Closed Weekends and All Approved Government Holiday

Offices may have different set of operation hours.

Courthouse Information

Please contact the corresponded offices for questions.

300 4th Street

Hayti, South Dakota 57241

Phone: (605) 783-3201 (Auditor)

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