Place 15 At Large Members – Term Expires 12/31/2020

Mark Dempsey is a Deputy City Attorney for the City of Grand Prairie. Prior to joining the City in 2017, he served as an assistant and deputy city attorney for the City of Garland for almost 30 years, having been extensively involved with electric utility and regulatory matters in connection with providing legal services to Garland’s municipally owned electric utility.

Mark’s current duties include providing legal counsel during meetings of the Planning and Zoning Commission and Board of Adjustment, as well as proving legal advice and services to the City and its departments on various matters including utility and regulatory matters, zoning and land use, municipal and environmental law, eminent domain, telecommunications, purchasing, civil service, open records, contracts, right of way management, and related matters.