We are now located at 220 E 7th Street, Suite 130, Auburn, IN.  Please enter the office at the North East door. 


Every Thursday, beginning at 8:30am, in the Derald D. Kruse Commissioners Court on the 2nd floor, west side of the DeKalb County Courthouse, 100 S. Main St. Auburn.

Click HERE to view Drainage Board Minutes and Agendas


Department Overview

The five member Drainage Board consists of: 

DeKalb County Board of Commissioners:

William L. Hartman

Mike Watson 


Appointed Members:  

James A. Miller

Sandra M. Harrison

Bruce W. Bell II

DeKalb County Drainage Board Duties

DeKalb County Drainage Board is responsible for regulation of DeKalb County drains. All DeKalb County Drainage Board actions are reviewed and processed through this office, as is the maintenance and reconstruction work on DeKalb County regulated drains.  Assessments for drainage improvements are calculated by the DeKalb County Surveyor's office.  The Drainage Board responds to and considers the investigations for all petitions regarding removal of obstructions in mutual drains and natural water courses.

Drainage Board Attorney

Shannon E. Kruse
Attn: Drainage Board
100 South Main Street
Auburn, Indiana 46706
(260) 415-3785