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Coppell Mayor Pro Tem Biju Mathew proclaims May as National Water Safety Month on the behalf of the Coppell City Council on Tuesday night at the Town Center. Members of The CORE will be handing out pamphlets regarding water safety programs and rules for Coppell Residents. Photo by Ishana Sharma

Council celebrates Cowgirls basketball, proclaims May as two different safety months

Nyah Rama, Staff Writer May 10, 2023

The Coppell City Council met on Tuesday night and celebrated the Coppell girls basketball teams' run to the Class 6A State Tournament. The team was awarded certificates by Mayor Pro Tem Biju Mathew and...

ADA and Capital Programs coordinator Kori Allen presented the accessibility of Coppell’s curb ramps, shown by her examples on Plantation and Magnolia Drive. The Coppell City Council met on Tuesday night, to follow up on Coppell’s status on its directional curb ramps. Photo by Rhea Choudhary

City to improve on directional curb ramps

Ishana Sharma, Staff Writer April 26, 2023

Coppell City Council continues to update its ramp design for intersections and crossings, which are safest for all pedestrians and recommended by Licensed Accessibility Specialists. Americans with...

Coppell City Council explored options for possible water conservation regarding road medians and declared April 2023 as Christian Family Month. Graphic by Minori Kunte.

City Council reviews plan to reduce water usage on S. Beltline

Nyah Rama, Staff Writer March 30, 2023

On Tuesday evening, the Coppell City Council met to discuss an eco-friendly change to the S. Beltline median along with community events. Two local businesses, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen and Starbucks,...

Coppell City Council members approved item 11 at the City Council meeting on tuesday. The meeting adjourned at 8:14 p.m.

Council reviews fiscal year report, historical society to be in Fourth of July parade

Nyah Rama, Staff Writer March 1, 2023

On Tuesday night, the Coppell City Council discussed its fiscal year report. The report stated that the audit looked good with minor increases in select areas such as the general fund fund and operating...

Coppell City Council members unanimously approved five consent agenda items relating to construction and local zoning changes. DART is set to begin construction on the beams across South Belt Line Road on Feb. 27.

DART construction to begin this month

Sruthi Lingam, CHS9 Visual Media Editor February 15, 2023

Tuesday evening’s Coppell City Council meeting was brief in session, beginning with Coppell resident Todd Tarkington citizens’ appearance. The renovation of Waggin’ Tails Dog Park was discussed,...

The City Council announces Aug. 9 as the first day of the 2023-24 school year as well as Victoria Chiavetta’s service. Graphic by Sannidhi Arimanda.

Council recognizes retiring staff, renews EAM user licenses

Aliza Abidi, Business Manager January 27, 2023

At  Tuesday’s Coppell City Council meeting, the council declared Places 1, 3, 5  and 7 will be up for election in a general municipal election on May 6, 2023, through Feb. 17. Mayor Wes Mays signed...

Coppell High School sophomores Sriya Meduri, Mahika Patki and Saanvi Gaddam listen to remarks made by the Coppell City Council after their presentation on heart health for their HOSA competition. The Coppell City Council met on Tuesday night to also hear from the Smart City Board and citizens on recommendations they have for the city.

Council to brand Coppell as a smart city by 2024

Iniya Nathan, Features Editor January 11, 2023

At Tuesday's Coppell City Council meeting, the council was presented with recommendations by the Smart City Board to make Coppell a more technologically advanced city. Board Chair Ramesh Premkumar recommends...

Mayor Wes Mays congratulates members of the Coppell Municipal Court. The Coppell City Council approves to name the week of November 7-11, 2022 as Municipal Court Week.

City council celebrates Municipal Court Week

Maya Palavali, Staff Cartoonist November 9, 2022

On Tuesday, Coppell City Council approved the week Nov. 7-11 as Municipal Court Week to express gratitude for the contributions the group has made to the city judicial program. The Coppell Municipal...

Coppell City Council members and Coppell ISD Board of Trustees discuss the city road construction plans in the Coppell Arts Center on Tuesday. The Council and Board hosted a joint session to discuss various updates.

CBAS, state accountability updates highlight joint meeting

Angelina Liu, Executive Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2022

Busy activity could be spotted within the Coppell Arts Center as the Board of Trustees and City Council met for a special joint meeting.  In a special meeting held on Monday morning, the Coppell ISD...

Coppell Mayor Wes Mays with support of City Council Place 5 member John Jun proclamates October 21, 2022 as Korean Hanbok Day at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. Korean Hanbok Day was approved to encourage Coppell residents to celebrate Korean culture.

Council declares Oct. 21 as Korean Hanbok Day, October as Arbor Day Celebration Month

Iniya Nathan, Student Life Editor October 26, 2022

Tuesday’s Coppell City Council meeting began with the council’s approval of Oct. 21 being recognized as Korean Hanbok Day, representing the Korean community in Coppell. Multiple Korean organizations...

Coppell Mayor West Mays and representation of the Coppell’s Mar Thoma population hold the official certificate of approval for Oct. 11th to be recognized as “Bishop Dr. Theodosius Mar Thoma Day  at the Coppell City council meeting on Tuesday in Town Center. This year will be the first year Oct. 11 is a holy observance and will continue for years for the local community.

Council declares October as Fire Prevention, Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Aliza Abidi, Staff Writer October 13, 2022

Tuesday's Coppell City Council meeting began with the council’s approval of October being recognized as "Fire Prevention” month, representing Coppell firefighters and the dangers of house fires.  The...

Coppell police officer Kelly Luther speaks about National Night Out at the Coppell City Council meeting on Tuesday, with an appearance from NNO mascot Nate the Knight. Coppell Mayor Wes Mays proclaimed Oct. 4, 2022 as National Night Out.

Coppell celebrates 31st anniversary of National Night Out

Sruthi Lingam, CHS9 Visual Media Editor September 28, 2022

Tuesday’s Coppell City Council meeting began with the approval of holding Oct. 4 National Night Out in Coppell. 2022 is the 31st anniversary of Coppell’s celebration of National Night Out.  “When...

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