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Mayor's Office

Jerry Jackson, Mayor

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 
Email:  mayor@cityofharrison.com

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 elected in November of 2018, and will be up for re-election in November of 2022.

2019 Budget

Ward Map


Staff of the Mayor's Office

Christeen Waters  

Christeen Waters, Mayor's Assistant, HR Director & Webmaster   
  hr@cityofharrison.com

 Handles:  Scheduling for the Mayor, Council Agenda's, Human Resources, Webmaster, Social Media Rep, Alcohol  Licenses, Perpetual Care-Secretary, etc.

 

 

 

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