John Harris

Title: Storm Water Coordinator
Phone: 334-705-5450

Born in Anniston Alabama, John graduated Anniston High School and attended Auburn University, graduating with a degree in Agronomy. John served as an assistant county agent in Talladega County and a pecan pest management specialist in Mobile and Baldwin counties. He returned to work for the USDA Soil Conservation Service, now the Natural Resources Conservation Service and has worked 39 years in 22 counties. Harris moves to Opelika from Prattville after 33 years, where he was a District Conservationist over 3 central Alabama counties. John’s work with the Prattville Planning Department, units of governments and work in erosion and sediment control, Harris brings a wide array of experience and is a gain for Opelika. Harris has served on many state wide committees developing natural resource and water quality sustainable methods. Harris looks forward to his continued work with area developers, builders, Lee County landowners and ADEM for a comprehensive approach to Opelika’s natural beauty.

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