Mayor John Monaco

 John Monaco
Office of the Mayor
City of Mesquite
P.O. Box 850137
Mesquite, Texas 75185-0137

Office: 972-216-6400

Mesquite resident since: 1978
Wife: Married, 5 children and 11 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild
Member Shiloh Terrace Baptist Church
Occupation: Retired from healthcare industry

Current Term Expires: May 2015

Public Service:
First Elected Mayor: 2007
Previous Council Service: 2001-2007
Mesquite resident since: 1978

City of Mesquite

Falcon's Lair Tax Increment Finance Reinvestment Zone No. 4, Board Member
Lucas Farms Tax Increment Finance Reinvestment Zone No. 6, Chairperson
Ridge Ranch Tax Increment Finance Reinvestment Zone No. 5, Chairperson
Rodeo City Tax Increment Finance Reinvestment Zone No. 1, Chairperson
Towne Centre Tax Increment Finance Reinvestment Zone No. 2, Board Member
Mesquite Health Facilities Development Corporation, Secretary/Treasurer, Board
Mesquite Housing Finance Corporation, Secretary/Treasurer, Board
Graduated from both of the City's civilian Fire and Police Academies

North Texas Region

North Central Texas Council of Governments – Regional Transportation Council, Board Member
Dallas Regional Mobility Coalition, Board Alternate

State of Texas

Texas Municipal League, Past President
Local, Texas Foundation - Chairman
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality representing all cities between 100,000- 750,000 population, Board Member
Texas Municipal League, Intergovernmental Risk Pool, Executive Committee and Board of Directors
Texas Recreation & Park Society (member since 2000)
Texas Rifle Association, Member

National Memberships

National Board of Respiratory Care
U. S. Conference of Mayors
National Rifle Association
American Legion

Past Memberships

Mesquite Planning & Zoning Commission
Mesquite Civil Service Commission
Mesquite Board of Adjustment
American Heart Association Board of Directors (Mesquite District)
City Volunteer Coordinator - 1993
North Central Texas Council of Governments - Emergency Planning and Preparedness Council, Vice-Chair
North Central Texas Council of Governments - Resource Conservation Council
North Central Texas Council of Governments - Water Conservation Council
North Texas Super Bowl XLV Host Committee's Council of Mayors

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    Rugel Elementary was presented a proclamation by Mayor Monaco for being a Healthy Zone School in 2013.
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    Mayor John Monaco reads to Head Start of Great Dallas-Mesquite students.
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    Mesquite Mayor John Monaco and 2013 Pillar of the Community Jeann Wisenbaker at the 2013 Rodeo Parade.
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    Mesquite Mayor John Monaco and the Mesquite Police Citizen Academy Alumni Association
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    Mesquite Mayor John Monaco visits local businesses as part of Business Retention Program.
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    Mayor Monaco cuts the ribbon on the re-grand opening of the newly designed Chili's.
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    Mayor Monaco is elected 2013 Texas Municipal League President.
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    Mayor Monaco is presented Train Town USA designation for Mesquite by Union Pacific Railroad.