Quality of Life

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Tom Palmer
Manager for Economic Development
Phone: (972) 216-6340
Mobile: (214) 729-6142
E-mail: tpalmer@ci.mesquite.tx.us

Mesquite Quality of Life Corporation
Mission Statement*

The Mesquite Quality of Life Corporation identifies and funds public projects within the areas of Transportation, Public Safety, and Parks and Recreation that maintain and/or enhance the quality of life for Mesquite residents and businesses.

The Corporation selects projects that:

  • Reflect community values and priorities;
  • Are visionary;
  • Enhance Mesquite as a destination location;
  • Balance the needs between the three project areas; and
  • Are fiscally responsible for both current and future residents, visitors and businesses in our community.
* The Mission Statement was adopted by the Board of Directors on September 28, 1999.

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Board of Directors

  • Nadine Ward, President
  • Bill Avera, Vice President
  • Ron Ward, Secretary
  • Shirley Roberts, Treasurer
  • Jeann Wisenbaker
  • Diane Wright
  • Brad Hanley
Regular meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.


Rodeo City Tax Increment Finance Reinvestment Zone No. One

Created February 3, 1997 by Ordinance No. 3138


Board of Directors

  • John Monaco, Chairman
  • Stan Pickett
  • Shirley Roberts
  • Greg Noschese
  • Archimedes Faulkner
  • Gary Bingham
  • Michael Coffey
Board meets on an as-needed basis.

Towne Centre Tax Increment Finance Reinvestment Zone No. Two

Created September 21, 1998 by Ordinance No. 3257


Board of Directors

  • Shirley Roberts, Chairman
  • John Monaco
  • Al Forsythe
  • Carol Zolnerowich
  • Phil Appenzeller
  • Gary Bingham
  • Michael Coffey
Board meets on an as-needed basis.


Falcon’s Lair Tax Increment Finance Reinvestment Zone No. Four

Created June 7, 1999 by Ordinance No. 3303


Board of Directors

  • Dennis Tarpley, Chairman
  • John Monaco
  • Shirley Roberts
  • Don Simons
  • Robert Seward
  • Gary Bingham
  • Michael Coffey
Board meets on an as-needed basis.

Ridge Ranch Tax Increment Finance Reinvestment Zone No. Five

Created December 15, 2008 by Ordinance No. 4019

Board of Directors

  • John Monaco, Chairman
  • Stan Pickett
  • Shirley Roberts
  • Greg Noschese
  • Dennis Tarpley
  • Bill Porter
  • Al Forsythe
Board meets on an as-needed basis.

Lucas Farms Tax Increment Finance Reinvestment Zone No. Six

Created December 15, 2008 by Ordinance No. 4020

Board of Directors

  • John Monaco, Chairman
  • Stan Pickett
  • Shirley Roberts
  • Greg Noschese
  • Dennis Tarpley
  • Bill Porter
  • Al Forsythe
Board meets on an as-needed basis.