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IT’S TIME FOR A NEW DIRECTION IN THE 4th DISTRICT

My name is Julian Jones and I am running for the office of Baltimore County Council’s 4th district. The 4th district includes Woodlawn, Randallstown, Woodstock, part of Owings Mills and Reisterstown. I have a proven record of public service and leadership. I am committed to make our community the best community in Maryland.

I promise to bring economic vitality to our community. I have grown tired of carrying my family to other communities to eat and shop because of the lack of economic development in our community.

I will improve our schools, so our children can get the best education possible. Today, Deer Park Middle Magnet and Old Court Middle schools are being reconstituted by the state because of five years of failing test scores. This is totally unacceptable! If you give me your trust, I will become engaged in all of the schools in our community and fight for the necessary changes to ensure our children are getting a quality education so they can succeed in life. I will not wait for the state to fix our schools after five years of failing test scores. Too many of our children have fallen through the cracks in five years. As the current PTA President of Hernwood Elementary school, I have worked tirelessly to improve the quality of education our children receive. Working with children, parents, teacher and administrators, we were able to:

* Secure a new teacher – Thus reducing class sizes.

* Secure 50 new computers so our children can have the tools necessary to learn and excel.

* Raise over a thousand dollars for new books for our children.

* Significantly increase parental involvement in the children’s education.

* Sponsor a significant number of educational events.

As PTA President, I am in the school just about everyday working with children, teachers, parents and administrators to provide our children with the best education possible. I know what it takes to improve our children’s education and I am committed to expand my activism for our children’s education to other schools in the area.

I will also work hand and hand with the Fire and Police Departments to make our community safe. A safe community is paramount to a high quality of life. As a Division Chief in the Fire Department, I have worked along side the Police for 25 years as partners of the public safety community to ensure protection for our friends and family. I am proud to receive the support and endorsement of the Baltimore County Fraternal Order of Police. The police officers know that I will provide the necessary leadership and support to assist them in protecting our community.

I can not do it without your help and support, so please join me in my quest to make our community great. My goal is to make our community a desirable place to live because of the great schools, great places to eat and shop and the piece of mind of having a safe neighborhood. So if you want to join me please:

1) Vote for me. I need your vote and will not let you down.

2) Tell your neighbors, friends and family to vote for me.

3) Make a contribution to my campaign, no matter how small. I need it to spread my message.

4) Join the campaign.

We need everyone, no matter how much or little time you can spare, just send me an e-mail at jejonesjr@comcast.net. If you just want to receive information about the campaign send me your e-mail address. I will protect your privacy. Together, I am certain we can move our community to a new and prosperous future. Thank you for your time.

Thank you for your time. If you have any questions, concerns or comments, please e-mail me.

Sincerely,
Julian E. Jones, Jr.