Stories written by Mayor Eric Jones Jr

It’s Budget Time Again!


In this time of global economic crisis, we are confronted by extraordinary challenges that require us to come together, as a community, to reconfirm our priorities and define the kind of city we want to be. These shared goals are expressed each year in our city budget. It spells out our needs, quantifies what we […]

Preparation and Celebration


JUNE begins the summer months where sun and fun are the operative words. June is also the beginning of the hurricane season where information and preparation are critical. It is important that we all adhere to the warnings and alerts during this time of year to ensure that our families are safe. Be sure to […]

It’s Amazing What We Can Do


One of the all-time greats in baseball was Babe Ruth. He had a lifetime batting average of 342 and his record of 714 home runs remained unbroken until Hank Aaron came along. In time age took its toll and his popularity slipped. Finally the Yankees traded him to the Braves. In one of his last […]

We are doing it together


The arrival of each New Year brings thoughts of optimism, hope, and the promise of new and exciting initiatives for our community. As we begin 2012, I pray that you have a safe and prosperous New Year. I want to extend best wishes to the citizens of West Park for 2012. The past year has been […]

Another Year Another Step Forward


We leave 2011 with a sense of community pride for the extraordinary efforts of our citizens, commission, administration and businesses that, through their hard work has us striving. We leave 2011 with gratitude for the generosity of our area residents and businesses that purchased gifts which ensured a happy Christmas for over 800 children who live in our […]

Looking Back and Moving Forward


By Mayor Eric H. Jones, Jr…. As summer ends and fall begins many changes will soon be taking place. There will be things that require much adjustment. During the week of August 10-14 we attended the Annual Conference of the Legislative Policy Committee Meetings sponsored by the Florida League of Cities. These meetings are designed […]

Arrival At Another Milestone


By Mayor Eric H. Jones, Jr…. I want to begin this article by recognizing our City Commission’s leadership in the making of some tough decisions in these difficult times. The votes have been difficult and sometimes the pressure intense, but there is a wealth of talent, vested interest and experience at the Commission table. By […]

We are getting better

Mayor Eric H. Jones, Jr.

By Mayor Eric H. Jones Jr…. Let me begin by saying what a privilege it has been to work with this Commission to serve the citizens of West Park. Our willingness to help guide and support the administration is unparalleled as we worked together to move the city forward. Together we continue to help prepare […]

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