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Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Board

The purpose of the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) No. 1 Board is to oversee the project and financing plan for Southlake's Tax Increment Financing District known as the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 1. The TIRZ No. 1 Board is made up of 12 members whose appointment is established in the TIRZ Bylaws which outline that eight members are appointed by the City Council, with one of those positions named by Carroll Independent School District. The remaining four positions are appointed by each of the taxing units that participate in the TIRZ No. 1 District (Tarrant County, Tarrant County Hospital District, and Tarrant County College).

  • 5:00 p.m., unless posted otherwise
  • Twice annually, typically in August and December.
  • Town Hall
    1400 Main Street
  • Public welcome to attend all meetings


  • Mayor Laura Hill, Council Appointee
  • Councilmember Shahid Shafi, Council Appointee
  • Councilmember Shawn McCaskill, Council Appointee
  • Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Brandon Bledsoe, Council Appointee
  • Mayor Pro Tem Randy Williamson, Council Appointee
  • Councilmember John Huffman, Council Appointee
  • Councilmember Gary Fawks, Council Appointee
  • Read Ballew, Council Appointee - CISD Selection
  • Robb Welch, Carroll Independent School District Appointee
  • Rebecca Barksdale, Tarrant County Appointee
  • Scott Rule, Tarrant County Hospital District Appointee
  • Mark McClendon, Tarrant County College Appointee

For questions or more information about this board, contact Assistant City Manager, Alison Ortowski, at (817) 748-8261.

All correspondence for Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Board of Directors shall be sent to:
Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Board of Directors
c/o City of Southlake
1400 Main Street, Suite 460
Southlake, Texas 76092
Fax: 817-748-8010 

Agendas & Minutes
The agenda will be available by 6:00 p.m. on the Friday prior to the meeting.  View All

Minutes are available following approval.