Jones resigns from council Posted in: NewsOpinions It is with a heavy heart that I submit my resignation to the Elgin City Council effective immediately. I appreciate the voters of Ward 3 that elected me to this position. It has been an honor to serve and your encouragement and support has made the decision to resign difficult. When I chose to run for this position it was with the support and encouragement of my wife, Christine. She knew my desire to serve and give back to the community that has been my home for the past 18 years. Tragically she died a few months before the election. After ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!