Marty Haynes was elected as Assessor of Property for Hamilton County in August of 2016. Mr. Haynes became the 15th Property Assessor in Hamilton County’s history. He is a lifelong resident of Hixson. Before becoming Assessor of Property, Marty served as the County Commissioner for the Hixson community (District 3) from 2012 – 2016.
Before entering public office, Marty had a successful business career. He worked for sixteen years at Porter Warner Industries. He had previously worked for Electro Minerals.
Marty’s long history of being active in his community is reflective in the many civic and community organizations he was involved with in his home community. The organizations include the Hixson Kiwanis Club, Friends of Hixson, Hixson High School Alumni Association, North River Civic Center, Pachyderm Club and he is a high school football official. Marty’s outstanding service in these organizations led to many awards and recognition. He was inducted into the Hixson High School hall of Fame in 2009. He was selected as an Outstanding Young Man of America in 1984. He received the Jack Sharp award from the Hamilton County GOP in 2012. The Dallas Bay Volunteer Fire Department recognized him as their citizen of the year in 2014.
Marty is the son of Norma and the late Dub Haynes. His youngest son, Miller, resides in Hixson. His oldest son, David and daughter-in-law Nicki, are parents to his three Grandchildren - Granddaughters Marjorie & Mallory and Grandson Manning.
Marty likes to tell folks “I am a richly blessed man. My family and my friends have helped me have the opportunity to serve the citizens of Hamilton County and I am truly grateful”.