Hardin Watkins, Town Manager

Mr. Watkins is a native of Hendersonville, NC. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy Analysis in 1988 with a Specialization in State and Local Administration and his Masters of Public Administration in 1990 with a specialization in Public Management. From 1997 to March of 2007, Mr. Watkins served as the first City Manager for the City of Suwanee, Georgia (population 15,000). Prior to his position in Suwanee, he served as Assistant to the City Manager for the City of Decatur, Georgia. Watkins began his employment with the Town of Garner on April 30, 2007.

You may contact Mr. Watkins at:

Garner Town Manager
900 Seventh Avenue, Bldg. A
Garner, NC 27529
Telephone: 919-773-4407
email: hwatkins@garnernc.gov