Economic Development

The The Quinlan Economic Development Corporation (QEDC), governed by the Texas Development Corporation Act of 1979.  It was incorporated in May 1996 as a Type B Corporation and is funded by a portion (1/2 cent) of the local sales tax revenue.  The QEDC was organized to serve the public interest of the City of Quinlan by promoting business and economic development .

Responsibilities of the QEDC include but are not limited to:


  • Supporting and promoting business retention, expansion, and recruitment
  • Promoting economic and employment growth through targeted infrastructure improvements, business incentives and other strategic projects and initiatives
  • Strategic marketing, promotion and planning initiatives

Meetings


QEDC board meetings are held the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. Meetings are held in the City Council Chambers, 104 E. Main St., Quinlan, Texas, unless otherwise noted.


QEDC Board of Directors

The seven member Board of Directors is comprised of individuals appointed by the Quinlan City Council to serve non-paid two-year terms.  The members of the Board are:

  • Tommy Underwood, President, Place 5
  • Tim McDaniel, Vice President, Place 1
  • Carolyn Strickland, Secretary, Place 4
  • Carole Petty, Treasurer, Place 2
  • Jacky Goleman, Place 3
  • Charlie Thompson, Place 6
  • Adam Slaughter, Place 7