July 13, 2024

Auditor’s Office

What we do:
The Auditor’s Office provides a number of services to the citizens of the County.  The primary responsibility of the Auditor is the auditing of all financial records of the County.  The office is also responsible for the apportioning of taxes collected by the Treasurer to be disbursed to the Schools, Cities, and other special assessment entities.  The Office is in charge of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Beer and Liquor Licensing, Budgets, Tax Levy, and Official Recorder of minutes for the Board of County Commissioners.  The Office maintains all voter records and administers all elections at the county level or above.


Road District Handbook

Voter Registration Form

Voter Information Portal

Secretary of State

Fire Agenda

Fire Minutes

Raffle Notice

American Rescue Plan Act Information


Custer County Finance Officer: Dawn McLaughlin
[email protected]
(605) 673-8114

Deputy Finance Officer: Marlyn Campbell
[email protected]
(605) 673-8179

Deputy: Barbara Cox
[email protected]
(605) 673-8110

Deputy: Dana Benjamin
[email protected]
(605) 673-8111

Deputy: Michelle Zerfas
[email protected]
(605) 673-8108

A/R Liens Clerk: McKinsey Scroggin
[email protected]
(605) 673-8109


Mailing Address:
Custer County Auditor
420 Mount Rushmore Rd.
Custer, SD 57730

Monday thru Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm