Mr. Harris’ wife was born in LaBelle and is retired from LaBelle Elementary School. Mr. and Mrs. Harris have four sons who attended LaBelle schools and three of them currently reside and work in Hendry County. The couple has seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Mr. Harris attends the First Baptist Church of LaBelle where he is an active member.
As county commissioner, Mr. Harris has always made himself available to his constituents to listen to individual concerns. He has been an active voice to ensure that all issues are addressed at the commission level.
Mr. Harris serves as Chair for the Hendry County West Recreation Board and has a passion for the citizens and youth of Hendry County. He has worked with youth for over 50 years and is still involved in youth programs including refereeing a variety of youth sports throughout the year.
Mr. Harris is known for being a strong supporter of public safety as well as local veterans and the library system.
While having a consistent record of advocating for lower taxes, Mr. Harris also recognizes the need for a diversified tax base to support the local economy. He believes in being aggressive to retain existing businesses and also bring in new businesses and jobs to Hendry County to increase the quality of life for residents.
Mr. Harris has worked to bring a conservative business approach to the county and has a strong working relationship with his other board members, the county staff and the citizens of Hendry County.
He has worked hard to serve Hendry County with integrity and votes for what he feels is best for the county as a whole. Mr. Harris is always at the ready to assist residents of Hendry County and he can be reached directly any time at 863-673-5475 or 863-675-2565.