Hartin looking for seat on County Commission

Published 3:36 pm Friday, January 20, 2012

Jerry Hartin is seeking re-election for a third term for Butler County Commission.

Hartin will be running as a Republican for District 1.

A graduate from Georgiana High School, Hartin has also taken classes at Auburn University such as ethics, government state and county, emergency crisis and grants and funding for county government, which he said helps him carry out day-to-day business as a county commissioner.

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“As a county commissioner, I would like to continue my efforts in improving the every day life of Butler County citizens,” Hartin said. “Improving working conditions and looking for jobs as well as a major thing in forefront and coming in Butler County is roads.”

Hartin said there has been no funding for roads in the past.

“There are two different types of roads in Butler County,” Hartin said. “There are major collectors and minor collectors and the minor collector roads are the ones in the county that are falling apart so that is going to be my focus in the next four years is trying to work with Governor Bentley and others to improve the road conditions in Butler County.”

A member and deacon of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Hartin also is a member of Alabama Cattlemen’s Association.

Hartin is married to Delphine Casey Hartin, has two sons, Caleb and Jacob Hartin and has two twin granddaughters.