GREENSBORO, NC — The city of Greensboro issued a press release Wednesday announcing that District 2 City Council representative Jamal Fox is resigning. The release did not provide an effective date, but it does say that city council is expected to appoint Fox’s replacement at its July 18, 2017 meeting. The release gives no reason for Fox’s resignation but quotes him as saying, “Together, we will continue to make a difference in District 2 and in the greater community.”
Here is the press release.
CITY OF GREENSBORO Contact: Carla Banks
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Phone: 336-373-3769
Greensboro City Council Member Jamal Fox Announces Resignation
GREENSBORO, NC (June 28, 2017) – Greensboro City Council Member Jamal Fox issues the following statement regarding his political career.
“It has been an honor and privilege to serve the citizens of Greensboro and particularly the citizens of District 2 in Northeast Greensboro. It is with great sadness, to share that I will not be running for re-election this fall.
Over the last four years, I have given our community my all, pouring my heart and soul into every project and policy I led or assisted with. We have come a long way together from when I first took office in 2013 and I am extremely proud of where we are going.
To my District 2 residents, I thank you for the opportunity to serve you. From day one, you believed in my abilities, which gave me the energy and strength needed to be your voice. As I move forward, I am proud to have called Greensboro my home. My success as your City Council Member is our success and I stand humbled by what we have accomplished together.
Together, we will continue to make a difference in District 2 and in the greater community. Thank you, Greensboro.”
The Greensboro City Council is expected to appoint Fox’s replacement during the July 18, 2017, meeting. District 2 residents interested in filling the vacancy for the remainder of the term should submit a resume and Letter of Interest to City Clerk Betsey Richardson at firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> by 5pm on Monday, July 10.
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