• Board of Trustees meeting Jan. 24
  • City Council meeting Jan. 25
  • Voice recital Jan. 26-27
  • SpongeBob the Musical Jan. 28-Feb. 6
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Coppell Fire Chief Kevin Richardson discusses a request to purchase four ambulances and four automated stretcher loading systems on Tuesday. The meeting consisted of discussions on the ongoing Magnolia Trail Park and a presentation from Coppell Fire Chief Kevin Richardson.

Trail, trucks, tribute approved by council

Shrayes Gunna, Staff Writer January 27, 2022

At Tuesday's Coppell City Council meeting, councilman Cliff Long recalled taking a jog on the Magnolia Park community’s trail 10 years ago only to reach a dead end, thinking “What the hell?” Now,...

Coppell Fire Chief Kevin Richardson presents the updated emergency protocol response plan to the council on Tuesday. In addition to hearing the updated protocol, the council approved planning of a ‘Visiting Coppell’ campaign.

City prepares for potential repeat of February freeze

Anjali Vishwanath, Daily News/Assignment Editor January 14, 2022

During the week of Feb. 14, 2021, the Coppell Fire Department received more than 700 calls, more than 35 times the typical call volume. Why? Because that was the week of rolling blackouts and record low...

Conduct Review board members are sworn in during Tuesday’s Coppell City Council meeting. During this meeting, 37 new and existing members were sworn into their respective boards and updates were given on ongoing construction projects around the city.

Tuesday’s City Council meeting presents updates on upcoming construction project

Yaamini Jois, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

At Tuesday’s Coppell City Council meeting, 37 new and existing members were sworn into various boards, commissions and committees.  The Animal Services Advisory and Appeals Board had three new members,...

Tuesday evening, chief communications strategist Hannah Cook speaks to the Coppell City Council regarding the upcoming utility billing system. She discusses the benefits of using the new citizen self service portal.

Billing systems to switch, allowing for user efficiency

Sri Achanta, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

At Tuesday’s Coppell City Council meeting, a presentation by chief communications Strategist Hannah Cook informed the public about the upcoming utility billing system conversion.  The project discovery...

Coppell was awarded the 2021 National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) gold medal for its excellent parks and recreational facilities. The award was presented to the Coppell Parks and Recreation department staff at the Coppell City Council meeting on Tuesday.

Parks and recreation department presented national award by council

Anjali Krishna, Executive Editor-in-Chief October 28, 2021

At its Tuesday meeting, the Coppell City Council presented the Parks and Recreation Department its 2021 Gold Medal Award from the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA) and the...

Coppell Mayor Wes Mays proclaims Oct. 12, 2021, as “Vivyon Bowman Day” at the Coppell City Council meeting on Tuesday. Bowman, who is now retiring, was the director of human resources and administration for the City of Coppell and has worked within Coppell and Coppell ISD for 38 years.

Land talks constructions, closures in Coppell

Anjali Vishwanath, Daily News/Assignment Editor October 13, 2021

At Tuesday’s Coppell City Council meeting, city manager Mike Land said closures on Denton Tap Road will continue due to a halt in construction. The construction has been delayed because of issues acquiring...

The Coppell Police Department discusses the importance of having a National Night Out at the Coppell City Council meeting on Tuesday. National Night Out was an approved holiday for a crime and drug prevention event by the city council.

Site plan approved after following revisions by city council

Varshitha Korrapolu, Communications Manager September 29, 2021

After discussing the approval of a site plan for five two-story 3,000 square-foot air office buildings and a common parking area at the northeast corner of S. Coppell Road and Heath Lane for two consecutive...

Coppell citizen Thomas Burrows discussed issues with infrastructure during a citizens’ appearance at the Coppell Town Center on Tuesday. After receiving information from the neighborhood, the council convened to consult with city staff members in order to make final decisions.

Neighborhood HOAs propose paths for trails

Anjali Vishwanath, Daily News/Assignment Editor August 25, 2021

During the citizen’s agenda of Tuesday’s Coppell City Council meeting, representatives from the Homeowners Associations (HOA) of the East Lake, Magnolia Park and Westhaven neighborhoods provided the...

Wes Mays was elected as the new mayor of Coppell in the City Council election on May 1. Brianna Hinojosa-Smith won re-election for Place 2, Kevin Nevels won Place 3, Biju Mathew won Place 6 and Place 3 will go to a runoff between Don Carroll and Davin Bernstein on June 5. Photo by Olivia Cooper

Mays elected Mayor, Place 3 heading to runoff after City Council Election

Avani Kashyap, Daily News/Assignment Editor May 11, 2021

A dedication to service was instilled in newly elected Mayor Wes Mays from a very young age. His father served on his hometown’s city council for nine years, and after graduating from Texas A&M...

Tuesday night, the Coppell City Council met to discuss designating the week of May 16-22 as “National Public Works Week”, approve Obligation Refunding Bonds and amend Chapter 9 Section 1 and 3 for a Dog Tethering Ordinance. Coppell City Council regularly meets every second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Photo by Aliya Zakir

Council approves dog tethering ordinance, tax bonds

Shrika Vurimi, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

Tuesday evening, the Coppell City Council held a meeting to address the issues and concerns of the citizens of Coppell, such as the Dog Tethering Ordinance and the Obligation Refunding Bonds that needed...

Last night, the Coppell City Council posed questions and concerns to Oncor area manager Kita Hobbs, approved a zoning request made by the City of Coppell Planning Department, and made a series of public announcements. Coppell City Council meetings are held virtually on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.

Zoning request for lift station approved, frustration from winter storm met with Oncor representative at council meeting

Varshitha Korrapolu, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

City of Coppell Planning Department senior planner Mary Paron-Boswell presented information about the zoning request regarding the improvement of the lift station (a pumping station that moves wastewater...

Coppell Town Center flies flags at half mast on Tuesday in wake of the Atlanta shooting. City Council meetings are regularly held on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.

Council debates rising election, water costs in Coppell

Anjali Vishwanath, Staff Writer March 25, 2021

Rising election costs were a major topic of discussion during Tuesday’s City Council meeting, with many concerned about what the additional funds account for. The May 1 election for mayor and city...

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