Midlothian Economic Development

Purpose


The focus of Midlothian Economic Development is to promote existing business, enterprise expansion and retention and attract new business development. It is charged with the administration of sales tax to fund economic development projects. The Board directs and coordinates the broad-based expansion of the business and commercial tax base of the city, as well as promotes job growth and quality development in Midlothian. 

Membership


The board is made up of seven members, five of which must reside inside the city limits. All members serve two-year terms. Appointments are made in December.

 Members  Initial Appointment  Current Term Expires
 David Hurst, Chair  12/06/2016  January 2023
 Jacob Wallace, Secretary  12/06/2016  January 2023
 Lisa Lemon  08/13/2019  January 2023
 Alexandra Hendrickson, Vice Chair  12/10/2019  January 2022
 Bobby Frizzell, Treasurer  12/11/2018  January 2022
 Wayne Shuffield  07/28/2015  January 2022
 Bill Burdett  12/11/2018  January 2022


Meetings


Meetings are held the third Monday of the month at 4:00 p.m. (Due to holidays in January and February, the meetings are moved to the second Monday.)

Application


The City Council's policy is to limit membership to one board/commission at a time in order to provide an opportunity for service and involvement to as many citizens as possible. Training is available to all new appointees. 

For more information, contact the City Secretary at (972) 775-3481 or download the Board/Commission Application