Sonya R. Jelks (D)
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Party : Democrat
Area : 1
Precinct : 2, 3, 4
Length of Service : 2015 - Present
Committee Assignments : Economic Development, Housing & Zoning Committee, Human Services Committee, Pension Liaison, Flood Control Implementation Agency Liaison, Library Building Committee Liaison
Community Involvement : Meriden Children First - Co-President; Meriden Service Unit Girl Scouts; FIRST Robotics Coach; Meriden/Wallingford NAACP Member; Jr. League Member, Links Inc Member
Occupation : Information Technology Consultant / Project Manager
Message to Taxpayers : Thank you for giving me the opportunity to serve you as your Area 1 City Councilor! I promise to work hard and to represent YOU every day to the best of my abilities while collaborating to build a thriving and successful Meriden! Specifically, I plan to focus my efforts supporting broad economic development opportunities for the City of Meriden, youth and senior citizen programs and concerns, tax abatement actions for taxpayers whenever possible, as well as the overall goal of improving the quality of life for all Meriden residents through innovative changes in education, health services, public works, and public safety.
I look forward to being very accessible as your councilor and I welcome the opportunity to answer your questions, provide assistance, and to help to resolve problems and concerns that you may have. Please do not hesitate to contact me via mail, phone, email, text, or social media and I will promptly respond to your communications.