|St. Louis City Resolution Number 10
April 26, 2013
|Resolutions adopted during the 2012 session by the St. Louis City
Board of Aldermen have been converted to electronic format by the staff of the St. Louis
Public Library. This electronic version has been done for the interest and convenience of
the user. These are unofficial versions and should be used as unofficial copies.
Official printed copies of St. Louis City Ordinances may be obtained from the Register's Office at the St. Louis City Hall.
WHEREAS, Reggie Jones was born and raised in the 27th Ward in the City of St. Louis, Missouri; and
WHEREAS, Reggie is the youngest of six children born to Frank and Ann Jones; and
WHEREAS, he is currently the President of the St. Louis Junior Football League, which is an organized tackle football league serving over 3,000 children in the St. Louis Metropolitan and Bi-State area; and
WHEREAS, Reggie has been elected to three offices: in 2010 he was elected to the Riverview Gardens School District Board, in 2011 he was elected to the Office of Collector for the City of Dellwood; and in 2012 he was elected to the office of Dellwood Alderman for the Third Ward. On April 2, 2013, he became the first African-American male elected Mayor for the City of Dellwood; and
WHEREAS, Reggie remains involved with the Riverview Gardens School District by serving on the Community Action Committee and as a consultant to the St. Louis Gateway Classic Foundation. He is employed at the boys and Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis as a Club Director and has been with the organization for 17 years; and
WHEREAS, he was recently honored by the ST. LOUIS AMERICAN as one of the top 20 young professionals in St. Louis; and
WHEREAS, Reggie attends Mt. Sunny Mount Baptist Church; and
WHEREAS, he is happily married to Rukiya Jones and has four children: Melvin, Shambria, Koby and Rajae, and one grandson, Dalen.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Aldermen of the City of St. Louis that we pause to recognize the achievement and success of Reggie Jones and we direct the Clerk of this Board to spread a copy of this Resolution across the minutes of these proceedings and to prepare a commemorative copy for presentation to the honoree, at a time and place deemed appropriate by the Sponsor
Introduced on the 19th day of April, 2013 by:
Honorable Freeman Bosley, Sr., Alderman 3rd Ward
Adopted this the 19th day of April, 2013 as attested by:
David W. Sweeney
Clerk, Board of Aldermen
Lewis E. Reed
President, Board of Aldermen
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