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Vision, Competence and Qualifications

About Rich

As a long time resident of Grays Harbor, Rich has owned property and promoted Ocean Shores for over 20 years. Rich knows how to solve today's issues and prepare our city for the next 50 years.

A Passion for our Community

Rich Hartman has a passion for Grays Harbor and Ocean Shores, having lived and run a business in the area for over 20 years. Rich is a married father of two daughters who enjoys his work, golfing, and travel. He is a well-known community businessman who has spent his career solving problems and prioritizing Five Star customer service while managing over 150 employees. He is now ready 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.

Elect Rich Hartman

Why Ocean Shores Deserves Competent Leadership


    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 & civil conversations with all.


    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.

"Rich Hartman gives new meaning to being involved in the community. He serves in many ways, always supporting the greater Grays Harbor area, donating time and resources wherever needed. Rich has been a longtime supporter of and property owner in Ocean Shores & I believe he will be an invaluable addition to the City Council."
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