Mayor Jerry Jackson
City Hall/Mayor's Office
Physical Address: 114 S. Spring St, 2nd Floor
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 1715, Harrison, AR 72602
Phone: 870-741-2777 Fax: 870-741-0021
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 elected in November of 2018, and will be up for re-election in November of 2022.
Staff of the Mayor's Office
Christeen Waters, Mayor's Assistant, HR Director & Webmaster
Handles: Scheduling for the Mayor, Council Agenda's, Human Resources, Webmaster, Social Media Rep, Alcohol Licenses, Perpetual Care secretary, etc.