Vision and Mission Statement

…the Road to the Future
…the Road to the Future


Gunter is a unique community exemplified by a commitment to the preservation of its history, a high quality of life, a vibrant business community, and environmental sensitivity.

We are a city steeped in a rich historical past through which we have emerged as a vital, community committed to excellence, innovation, and sound fiscal policies. Our neighborhoods are safe, healthy, and as unique as the individuals who inhabit them.


We believe the City’s greatest asset is our people and we welcome the involvement of all those who live and work in the City of Gunter to partner with us in making this community one of excellence.

We are committed to preserving the unique character, historical and rural fabric, and environmental beauty that defines Gunter to its residents. We will accomplish this through the Values of Service, Fiscally Responsible Municipal Services, Integrity, Positive Solutions, and Cooperation.


Quality of Life – continuous improvement in promoting citizen safety, environmental integrity, economic opportunity and managed growth

Customer Service – serving those who choose to live, work or visit in Gunter with a high quality of services

Equity and Justice – promoting civility, tolerance and celebration of its diversity and demographics

Fiscal Responsibility – fostering wise use of public resources, values for taxes paid and City employee accountability

Community Identity – exploiting Gunter’s unique advantages and facilitating the community resources to achieve shared goals