As a 24-year resident of Grays Harbor Rich Hartman has a passion for Grays Harbor and Ocean Shores. Rich is a married father of two daughters who enjoys his work, golfing, and travel.
Rich is a well-known community businessman who has spent his career solving problems and prioritizing Five Star customer service while managing over 160 employees. He now wants to serve his community and pledges this same commitment to excellent customer service that has guided his company for over two decades as your next Ocean Shores City Councilman.
In this post-Covid world, it is critical to have city leaders with a long-term vision and a passion for our community. Rich Hartman hopes to build an even better Ocean Shores, fostering a welcoming, family-friendly vibrant Ocean Shores, a gem of the Pacific Northwest.
Rich promises to maintain the same commitment to accountability and responsiveness that has been the touchstone of his 24 years of business in Grays Harbor. Rich is a problem solver and will always encourage engagement and civil conversations with all.
Transparency & Collaboration
Rich pledges to collaborate with other council members, the mayor, department heads and citizens to negotiate common ground solutions, so decisions can be made, moving the city forward.
Rich will work to maximize efficiency & stretch your tax payer dollars to help our city move forward resisting raising taxes and fees that weigh so heavily on our small businesses and families in this post Covid world.
Rich will prioritize making downtown Ocean Shores accessible, safe, and family friendly; comfortable for its residents and welcoming to businesses and tourists.
Rich will prioritize enforcing responsible building codes and ordinances, and will encourage continued investment in maintaining our fresh waterways, beaches, and golf course, for the enjoyment of all. Rich pledges to drive the city to work with the Quinault Nation to revitalize the boat launch in the marina.
Ensuring our infrastructure and recreational spaces are world-class, such as our golf course, bike paths and walkways. And, that they are maintained for future generations.