Landmark Commission


Meetings are held at least 6 times per year.

Board Members

  • Position No. 1 – Vacant (Owner of landmark, commercial building or business located in the Historic Preservation Overlay District or Downtown area)
  • Position No. 2 – William J. Richardson (Design Professional)
  • Position No. 3 – Kelly Baird (Historian)
  • Position No. 4 – Valerie Palmer (Resident of the City with Historical Competency)
  • Position No. 5 – Phyllis Prycer (Resident of the City)
  • Position No. 6 – Lisa Haar (Downtown Development Advisory Board Member)
  • Position No. 7 – Suzanne Wojkowiak (Historic Mesquite, Inc., Board Member)
  • Alternate No. 1 – Peggy Akins (Resident of the City)
  • Alternate No. 2 – Vacant (Resident of the City)
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About the Board

The Landmark Commission is composed of seven regular members and two alternate members and works to protect, enhance and promote landmarks and districts of historical, cultural and architectural importance in the City.   The Landmark Commission shall have final decision-making authority in some decisions and in others shall make recommendations to the Planning and Zoning Commission and/or City Council and any other decision-making person or body as required by law.

If you are interested in serving on this board, you may Apply Now or contact the City Secretary’s Office at 972-216-6244 for further information.

For More Information

If you have any questions, please contact Toyia Pointer, Manager of Historic Preservation, at 972-329-8529.