Vision & Mission Statement


Gunter is a unique community exemplified by a commitment to preserving 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 keeping Gunter a community 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 our values of service, fiscally responsible municipal services, integrity, positive solutions, and cooperation.

Core Values

Integrity in Government

We believe in honest and open government and are dedicated to the highest ideals of integrity, openness, and fairness in dealing with our citizens and employees.

Passion for our City

We are passionate about our responsibilities in representing Gunter citizens  We believe in listening to our citizens and being responsive to their needs.

Servant Leadership

We wholeheartedly give attention to our citizens and their needs. Our primary focus is the well-being of the city.


We believe that the city's employees are one of our most important resources, and we treat them with fairness, dignity, and respect. Through them, we will accomplish our vision and mission. 

Quality of Life

We strive to maintain and enhance the quality of life Gunter citizens currently enjoy, even though changing economics and demographics may present challenges.

Commitment to Professionalism

We are dedicated to maximizing our strengths and acknowledging our missteps. We continue to educate ourselves and maintain a network of like-minded professionals. We believe in listening attentively and responding humanely to the needs of our citizens.

Protect Gunter History

We believe in protecting Gunter’s history and striving to continue the legacy laid out before us.