Promises Made. Results Delivered.

While I am pleased to be running unopposed for reelection, much work remains to be done.

With your input, we will finalize plans for Melva Campbell Park, and oversee its construction for a timely opening in mid-autumn.

We soon anticipate receipt of the city engineers’ analysis of the citywide drainage issues, along with preliminary cost estimates and an implementation plan.

While most of the city enjoys new infrastructure (concrete streets, sewer and water lines, etc.), the area north of White Settlement has not received this investment. Implementation of the drainage plan, and completing the infrastructure renewal north of White Settlement, will make our new infrastructure the envy of municipalities throughout the county.

Most importantly, your city government has never operated more efficiently, or been more open and responsive. Regardless, we will get better.

I appreciate your support. You can always call upon me if I can be of service.

Proven Results

Did I “Make Things Happen?” You be the Judge:

When campaigning for mayor two years ago, I promised you "I make things happen." I hope you agree the last 23 months have been successful for Westworth Village. Among other accomplishments, we:

  • Completed a comprehensive citywide citizen survey, resulting in
    • lowered residential speed limits
    • a drainage plan requirement for all new construction
    • additional street lights
    • improvements to the Burton Hill Elementary school crossing
  • Created 4 new citizen committees, involving more than 20 citizens new to city service
  • Dedicated Melva Campbell Park (the city’s first true park), with an anticipated grand opening this fall
  • Adopted a “one lot = one house” zoning initiative, protecting our existing neighborhoods from increased redevelopment density
  • Lowered the city’s property tax rate
  • Improved the city’s outstanding financial condition, while also delivering desired citywide enhancements
  • Refinanced the city’s bonded indebtedness, saving $330,000
  • Turned our golf course operation from sustained losses to continuing profits
  • Authorized a comprehensive citywide drainage study and implementation plan

We brought the holidays back to city hall.

Letters

Letters from Mayor Jones to the Citizens

April 16, 2021
Citizen Workshop on Final Park Plans
Mayor Jones' letter to citizens, inviting them to meet with Melva Campbell Park designer Sara Kreiss as the Golf & Parks Committee holds a town hall meeting on the park's design and features.
March 10, 2021
Apartments Public Hearing
A letter from Mayor Jones addressing potential apartment rezoning near Hawks Creek Golf Club.
February 19, 2021
"Day of Thawing"
Mayor Jones discusses how exceedingly fortunate Westworth Village was to largely avoid other cities' troubles during The Great Freeze of 2021.
January, 2021
Melva Campbell Park Dedication
Invitation to Melva Campbell Park groundbreaking.
January 13, 2021
Re-election Announcement
Mayor Jones announces his plans to continue to 'make things happen' as he announces run for re-election as mayor.
December 18, 2020
Melva Campbell Park
Mayor Jones announces city council approval of Westworth Village's first true city park, Melva Campbell Park.
December 1, 2020
2020 Reflections
Mayor Jones' reflections upon calendar year 2020.
May, 2020
COVID Operations Update
Mayor Jones' letter updating the city's response to the COVID challenge.
April 7, 2020
COVID Disaster Declaration
Mayor Jones' letter formally declaring COVID to be city disaster, prompting federal funding.
April 1, 2020
City Update
Mayor's Jones' update on city operations during COVID "shelter in place" restrictions.
March 19, 2020
COVID Precautions
Mayor Jones' letter announcing city's COVID "shelter in place" precautions and health safeguards.
March 18, 2020
COVID Emergency Declaration
Mayor Jones' announcement of COVID emergency declaration, allowing access to federal disaster funds.
March 6, 2020
Alley Cleanup
Mayor Jones' letter announcing completion of city's thorough alley cleanup, and rules for future citizen maintenance of the alleys.
January, 2020
"Active" City Government
Mayor Jones' pledge of an "active" city government during calendar year 2020.
August, 2019
Trail Update
Mayor Jones' update on the citywide trail construction, and pledge to constructively address citizens' trail construction concerns.
July 1, 2019
Officer Esparza
Mayor Jones' letter discussing the tragic and sudden death of Officer Esparza's wife.
June, 2019
Post-Election Comments
Mayor Jones' initial post-election comments to Westworth Village's citizens following his election as mayor.

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