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Mayor's Office

Jerry Jackson, Mayor

Mayor Jerry Jackson
City Hall/Mayor's Office

Physical Address: 118 Industrial Park Rd. 
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 1715, Harrison, AR  72602

Phone: 870-741-2777     Fax: 870-741-0021 
Email:  mayor@harrisonar.gov

Office Hours
Mon-Fri
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Mayor is the elected Chief Executive Officer for the City of Harrison and is the presiding officer for the City Council.  As Chief Executive Officer of the City, the Mayor has a statutory duty to oversee the enforcement of the City policies, ordinances, administrative rules, and State laws, as well as direct City offices and employees to discharge their duties.

The Mayor, operates within State statures, the City Charter and City  Ordinances to provide community leadership.  The Mayor accomplishes this task by providing and maintaining an open door forum for residents, business interests, and other interested parties to discuss City policy, concerns, and requests.

The Mayor is responsible for submitting and annual budget to the City Council appropriating funds for government operations.  The Mayor administers the annual work program approved by City Council through seven departments:  General Government, Finance and Internal Services, Operations, Water and Wastewater, Community Planning and Engineering Services, Police and Fire.

The Office of the Mayor must create a balance of City services, recognizing the changing needs of the community and the desires of the citizens while maintaining financial stability.  The Mayor is elected during the general election, two years following the presidential election for a four year term and can serve unlimited number of terms.  The Mayor was first elected in November of 2018 and ran for re-election in November of 2022.  His term will run up to the end of 2026.

 

2022 Budget

Ward Map


Staff of the Mayor's Office

Christeen Waters  

Christeen Waters, Mayor's Executive Assistant
  cwaters@harrisonar.gov

Duties:  Scheduling Meetings for the Mayor, Answer and Prepare Mayoral Correspondence, Receive Calls and Visitors for the Mayor, Update City Documents and Forms, Webmaster, Create Proclamations, Assist City Council with requests, Prepare Agenda's and other Press Releases, Switchboard Supervisor, Alcohol  Licenses, Perpetual Care Cemetery Committee-Secretary, Prepare Warranty Deeeds for Plots, Serve the City on Various Boards, Handle Building Maintenance by Contacting Service Technicians as needed,Pay Invoices for Services Received, Take on Special Projects, and Perform Research as needed, etc.

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