County Council District 7


Mark Harder (R)

Councilman Mark Harder

Councilman Mark Harder, as the senior member of the County Council, is serving his second term representing the 7th Council District. Mark is passionate about all areas of County Government. Since taking office, his goals have been to:

  • Obtain an audit of County Government to ensure full transparency
  • Ensure the proper use of TIFs and eminent domain
  • Ensure efficient use of tax dollars
  • Provide quality services to our citizens
  • Preserve our neighborhoods
  • Improve citizen safety
  • Ensure efficient roads and transportation solutions
  • Build an environment for regional economic growth

He is Chairman of both the St. Louis County Committee on Economic Development and the Committee of Government & Efficiency. He is Vice Chairman of the County Budget Committee. Mark served as a Ballwin Alderman from 2011 to 2014. He is a graduate of UMSL with degrees in Marketing and Political Science. Mark also received a Chancellor’s Certificate in Economic Development from UMSL. His professional experience includes working in the real estate industry as a residential broker. Councilman Harder is actively involved with the St. Louis Drug Task Force, the West County Chamber of Commerce, Progress 64 West and St. Louis Health Equipment Lending Program (H.E.L.P.) Mark serves as the 2nd Congressional District Republican Committee Chairman and as the Republican Committeeman for Lafayette Township. He is a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Des Peres and is married with two grown sons and one granddaughter.

Contact Information

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Phone: (314) 615-5443 and Fax: (314) 615-7890
Office: Administration Building, 41 South Central Avenue, Clayton, MO (1st Floor)
Mail: 41 South Central Avenue, Clayton, MO 63105
E-mail: [email protected]

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Executive Assistant: Anne Gassel
Phone: (314) 615-5443
E-mail: [email protected]

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Map of District 7