For City Council, Place 5

Rhett Harrison

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Early Voting Begins April, 24th


  • Tax Reduction
  • Government Efficiency
  • Elimination of Waste
  • Debt Restraint
  • Prioritizing Street Repair and Basic Services
  • Pro-Business and Economic Growth
  • Fiscal Conservative
  • Term Limits
  • Alleviating Antiquated  Ordinances
  • Protecting Family Friendly Neighborhoods
  • Service Oriented Small Government
  • Proper Long Term Planning
  • Pro-Citizen



  • Christian Principles
  • Conservative
  • 28 Year Business Owner Experience
  • Family Oriented
  • Up to Date on City Issues
  • Hardworking
  • Determined
  • Willing to Sacrifice
  • Native Texan
  • Long Texas Tradition with ancestory  back to 1833. Battle of San Jacinto, Alamo and Texas Declaration of Independence.  Family founded first Baptist Church in Texas.
  • Family moved to immediate area when I was 4 years old to join my grandfather's business. 43  years in immediate area
  • Family business is one of oldest in the area and oldest in Texas regarding industry
  • Parents led by example and instilled strong values in me at early age
  • Attended K-12 in Gorman Public School system where I enjoyed playing all sports including  basketball, track, baseball  and my passion was football
  • Purchased first commercial equipment at age 19, while attending McMurry
  • Graduated from  McMurry University with BBA, concentration in Management.  
  • My commercial equipment along, with a small industry scholarship that I was awarded among  hundreds of applicants, financed my college education
  • Purchased home in 1989 at age 22, and have lived there for 25 years. 18 years in extraterritorial jurisdiction and was annexed into city in 2007
  • Married my soul mate at age 31.   Been married 15 years.
  • Our only child, Rob, is now 8 years old and attends local Christian Academy.  Enjoys hunting, soccer and football
  • 28 years self- employment that  works in association with family business
  • Family business is now in its 87th year
  • Most anyone can run a business  when environment is "booming", it is when times are lean the true test occurs.  I have managed my operations through multiple downturns and even recessions.  I have been exposed to about any business decision imaginable
  • Lead our lives by Christian principles and have served on various church committees including pastor parish and finance.  Taught Youth Sunday School and administered Vacation Bible School.  I believe our nation was founded as a Christian nation
  • Previously elected and served as President and Treasurer for sizeable HOA
  • Previously served on TMTA Leadership Council
  • Closeness of the family unit is ingrained in me
  • Solve problems with reason and logic. 
  • Believe in accountability
  • Politically active in Stephenville community