William H. Harris

 
Board of Commissioners
Title: Commissioner
Phone: 919-552-3293


Mail Address

134 N. Main Street
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

Fax: 919-552-6994


Bio
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Board of Commissioners Duties and Responsibilities
  • Recruiting, selecting, and hiring a Town Manager and recognizing the role of a professional manager to serve the governing board as a whole
  • Establish the general framework under which the Town can meet the needs of the community
  • Appoint a Town Attorney
  • Set direction by clarifying the Town's mission and purposes and by setting goals for the short and long term
  • Adopt policies and ordinances
  • Engage in strategy development (annual retreat)
  • Understand its own legal and ethical responsibilities
  • Enhancing the Town's public image
  • Provide citizens opportunities to respectfully comment on public issues
  • Making sure that resources are adequate to serve the public and are used for their intended purposes
  • Channeling communications appropriately to the Town Manager
  • Expecting staff to make independent and objective recommendations

Current Term
  • December 2019-2023

Previous Terms
  • January 1987 - Appointed by Town Board to serve out a 4-year term ending December 1987
  • December 1987 - Elected to Town Board to serve out 2-years of a 4-year term
  • December 1989 - Elected to Town Board to serve 4-year term
  • December 1993 - Elected to Town Board to serve 4-year term
  • December 1995 - Elected by Town Board as Mayor Pro-Tem for 2-year term
  • December 1997 - Elected to Town Board to serve 4-year term
  • December 2001 - Elected to Town Board to serve 4-year term
  • December 2005 - Elected to Town Board to serve 4-year term
  • December 2007 - Elected by Town Board as Mayor Pro-Tem for 2-year term
  • February 2010 - Appointed by Town Board to serve out a 4-year term ending December 2011
  • December 2011 - Elected to Town Board to serve 4-year term
  • December 2015 - Elected to Town Board to serve 4-year term
  • December 2019 - Elected to Town Board to serve 4-year term

Current Town Board of Commissioner Committees
  • Public Works Committee, Chairman
  • Public Safety Committee, Member

 

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