Bobby was appointed to the City Council in 2002. In 2003, he was elected to serve on Lovejoy Post 4. In 2005, the Mayor appointed Bobby Mayor Pro Tem. He has served as Mayor of Lovejoy since March 2012.
Bobby is an accomplished General Contractor by trade. He is the Owner of C & C Lovejoy, a construction company established in 2004. Bobby is a 13 year veteran of the U.S. Navy.
As Mayor, he presides over meetings and oversees the day to day affairs of Lovejoy. Bobby has served as a member of the Solid Waste Authority Board and actively participates in the Clayton County Municipal Association. He served as president of the association in 2014. During his service as Mayor, Bobby was instrumental in the Service Delivery Strategy, Local Option Sales Tax, and Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax Negotiations with Clayton County. Most noted for his creation of the Lovejoy City Garden, Bobby is a self-proclaimed small-town farm boy and has put his farming knowledge to good use, producing thousands of tons of produce a year for Lovejoy and Clayton residents. He has been an avid supporter of transportation and education for Clayton County. In 2014, he was recognized by the Clayton County Municipal Association as Mayor of the Year.
Tavan Jones, Vice-Chair
Moreover, in recent years, Tavan has served in a multitude of positions with the City of Lovejoy, Clayton County, and beyond, and has received local and national recognition for his dedication and service.