Midlothian Development Authority


The Midlothian Development Authority (MDA) was organized to promote, develop, encourage and maintain employment, commerce, economic development and public facility development in the City, specifically within the area included in Reinvestment Zone Number Two and neighboring areas.


The Board consists of nine members serving two-year terms. The City appoints five of the members and City residency is required for membership. Appointments are made in December.

 MembersAppointment Entity Initial Appointment Current Term Expires
 Chris Dick, ChairCity  05/22/2007 January 2024
Ann Honza, Secretary City07/28/2015 January 2025
 David RamirezCity12/14/2021 January 2024
 Denice BaileyCity12/13/2022January 2025
 Dora TrilloCity12/11/2018January 2024
 Joe Fallis, Vice-ChairState Senator05/19/2014Open Term 
 Jason JacobusEllis County Judge11/01/2020Open Term
 Ken PritchettState Representative12/01/2005Open Term
Karen RueMISD Board of Trustees 07/01/2022 Open Term


Meetings are held monthly on the second Monday of the month at 5:30 pm

Agendas and Minutes

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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 complete the Board/Commission Application