Serving Harker Heights

Dear Friends,

Welcome to the City of Harker Heights and to our Chamber of Commerce. You are joining a fast-growing community led by a caring and professional staff. Our business community is growing, energetic and very involved in community activities. We are blessed with new schools at every level, a great public park and numerous outdoor recreation programs. Our alliances with Fort Hood and the cities of the region have produced a strong and cohesive community that works together to build an excellent place to live and to do business.

I encourage you to become involved in the life of the city and the activities of the Chamber of Commerce. Please come by City Hall and meet our staff and Council and let us get to know you.

Best Regards,
Ed Mullen, Mayor

City Council

The Harker Heights City Council is composed of five Council members and a Mayor, all elected at large. Either the Mayor and one Council member or two Council members are elected by a majority vote every year.

Council members represent the city as a whole, as there are no special districts or wards. Terms are three years, and no one may serve in the same position for more than two consecutive terms without a one year absence.

The City Council and Mayor set the policies of the city, approve the budget, enact ordinances, and direct and hire the City Manager, City Attorney and City Judges.

The City of Harker Heights provides water and wastewater services; trash pickup; road and street services; police, fire and EMS services; a library; and parks and recreation services.

The Council currently meets at 5:00 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month in the City Hall, 305 Miller’s Crossing. For more information call City Hall (254) 953-5600 or visit for the latest agendas and updates.

City Officials

City Hall
305 Miller’s Crossing, Harker Heights, TX 76548
Phone: (254) 953-5600
City Manager: Steve Carpenter
City Secretary/Human Resources Director: Patty Brunson
Finance Director: Alberta Barrett
Public Works Director: Mark Hyde
Planning & Development Director: Ray Shanaa

Police Department
120 Harley Drive, Harker Heights, TX 76548
Phone: (254) 699-7600
Police Chief: Mike Gentry

Fire Department & EMS
401 Indian Trail Drive, Harker Heights, TX 76548
Phone: (254) 699-2688
Emergency Services Director: Leon Charpentier

Parks & Recreation
307 Miller’s Crossing, Harker Heights, TX 76548
Phone: (254) 953-5657
Parks & Recreation Director: Jerry Bark

100 E. Beeline Lane, Harker Heights, TX 76548
Phone: (254) 699-5008
Library Director: Lisa Youngblood


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