Treasurer Tishaura O. Jones brings a deep personal commitment, a wealth of experience, and a proven record of leadership to serving the City of St. Louis. Her political career began in 2002 when she was appointed as Democratic Committeewoman of the 8th Ward in the City of St. Louis. She has recently served for two terms in the Missouri House of Representatives, and when selected by her colleagues as the Assistant Minority Floor Leader, became the first African-American and the first woman to hold this position in Missouri history.
Treasurer Jones has a Bachelor's degree in Finance from Hampton University and a Masters degree in Health Administration from the Saint Louis University School of Public Health. Her recent employment includes Vice President of Public Finance for Blaylock Robert Van, LLC, an investment banking firm, and adjunct faculty at the Anheuser-Busch School of Business at Harris-Stowe State University.
Treasurer Jones also enjoys an active volunteer career as a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Her dedication to public service has earned her numerous accolades including awards from the St. Louis Coalition for Human Rights, the RCGA, and the Lupus Foundation of America.
Announcement: The Treasurer's Office has Accounting Manager, Parking Attendant and Shuttle Driver job openings.
Notice: The Treasurer's Office has initiated a pilot program -"No Change No Problem"- for Liberty meters which accept credit cards.
Meetings of the CITY OF SAINT LOUIS PARKING COMMISSION are open to the general public and held every second Thursday of each month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 220 City Hall, 1200 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63103. Please call 314-622-4700 for more information. Past agendas are available here.
Treasurer OperationsTreasurer Jones' responsibilities include that of being the head of the City's banking systems and parking services.
The Treasurer's Office controls and monitors all the bank accounts of the City. There are currently 50 accounts under this office's control. Through daily contact with the Comptroller's Office and detailed reconciliations of these accounts, this office provides a check and balance for the Comptroller's Office. In addition, this office is by ordinance the depository for all receipts of the City and provides a means for departments to make daily deposits.
The Treasurer's Office issues all payroll checks, deposits funds for federal and state taxes, funds for savings bonds and other payroll deductions.
As head of banking operations, she is responsible for maintaining 50 City banking accounts, receiving deposits and reinvesting the intake of cash from a variety of City sources.
As supervisor of parking, Treasurer Jones is responsible for the operation of approximately 10,000 meters on the street, twenty-nine parking enforcement officers, and the daily operation of several off-street parking facilities.
Treasurer Jones is also Chair of the Parking Commission - consisting of the Chairperson of the Aldermanic Traffic Committee, the Director of Streets, the Comptroller and the Director of Parking Operations - which approves parking policy as necessary to control public parking, sets rates and fees to ensure the successful operation of the parking division, and requires a detailed accounting of parking division revenues from any agent or agency, public or private, involved in the collection of parking revenues.
The Parking Commission meets regularly on the 2nd Thursday of every month at 10am, in Room 220 of City Hall.
Phone: (314) 622-4700
8:30 a.m - 4:30 p.m.
1200 Market Street , Tishaura O. Jones, Treasurer , City Hall, Room 220
St. Louis, Missouri 63103-2874