Mayor Nancy Harris
Lifelong Duluth residentNancy

First elected November 2007. Next election November 2015
Current term January 2016 – January 2020

Email: nharris@duluthga.net
Phone: 770/476-3434

Mail to:
Duluth City Hall
3167 Main Street
Duluth GA 30096


  • Presides over all meetings of the City Council;
  • Head of the City for the purpose of service of process and ceremonial purposes and to be the official spokeswoman for the City;
  • The Chief Advocate of Policy – has the power to administer oaths and take affidavits;
  • Signs as a matter of course on behalf of the city all written and approved contracts, ordinances, and other instruments executed by the City which by law are required to be in writing;
  • Vote only in case of a tie or in case one vote is needed to pass any motion, resolution, ordinance, or other question before the Council. The Mayor Pro Tem, if presiding, may vote and the vote may be counted towards a quorum as any other Council member;
  • Fulfill other such executive and administrative duties as the City Council shall by ordinance establish;
  • Appoint Council Members to committees and they shall serve at the pleasure of the Mayor.

“Commitment always precedes achievement” (John Maxwell)

I have made a personal commitment to serve my hometown of Duluth Georgia.   Being a life- long resident of Duluth, I have witnessed much growth and change.   It is my goal, as Mayor, to work closely with citizens and the City administrative staff to ensure quality growth in Duluth.  


  • Specialist Degree in Educational Administration – Georgia State University
  • Master of Education Educational Supervision – University of Georgia
  • Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education – University of Georgia
  • Retired from Gwinnett County Public Schools and Mercer University/Atlanta
  • Principal: B.B. Harris Elementary, Suwanee Elementary, Norton Elementary
  • Two children, one son-in-law, two grandchildren
  • 2014 Artworks! Gwinnett Vision Award

Community & Professional Involvement

  • Recipient of Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Public Service Award
  • Artworks! Gwinnett – Advisory Board
  • Atlanta Regional Commission Board  – Gwinnett Representative
  • Barefoot in the Park Fine Arts Festival Board
  • Christian Leadership Council Board
  • Duluth Civitan &  Kiwanis Honorary Member
  • Duluth Fall Festival 2014 Chairperson and Board
  • Duluth Fine Arts League Board
  • Duluth High School PTSA Board
  • Duluth Business Association
  • Georgia Municipal Association – Community Involvement Committee
  • Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful Board
  • Gwinnett Municipal Association Board
  • Hudgens Center for the Arts – Board of Directors
  • Leadership Gwinnett Alumni – Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce
  • Member Duluth First Baptist Church
  • Partnership Gwinnett – Steering Committee & Diversity Task Force
  • Rainbow Village – Board of Directors
  • Public Speaker & Consultant
                                                        2017 State of the City Address     

2016 State of the City Presentation                                                                    
2015 State of the City Video "Duluth's Got Mojo"
2015 State of the City Presentation
2014 State of the City Presentation
2014 State of the City Opening Video
2013 State of the City Address Video