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Sherman Oak residents discuss the unanimous approval of the zoning change request for modifications to carport requirements on Tuesday at City Hall. Tuesday’s Coppell City Council meeting notably recognized the Coppell Fire Department and approved zoning change requests for carports and hog fences in the Sherman Oak subdivision.

Council amends Planned Development terms to extend carport requirements

Anette Varghese, Student Life Editor May 11, 2022

Tuesday’s Coppell City Council meeting led to the conclusion of an ongoing issue regarding a zoning change to carports along the southwest corner of Parkway Boulevard and Moore Road. The meeting set...

The Coppell City Council approves the amendment of the current Short-Term Rental Ordinance with a citizen during the open forum. The Council approved the creation of a new Ordinance to amend the existing STR Ordinance.

Tuesday’s council meeting provides updates on short term rentals and construction projects

Yaamini Jois, Staff Writer April 15, 2022

The current Short-Term Rental (STR) Ordinance has been a point of discussion in council meetings since October, and after community feedback, a recap of the new and amended ordinance was presented to the...

Coppell councilmember John Jun discusses the repeal of the code of conduct with city attorney Robert E. Hager during the city council meeting on Feb. 22. During the meeting on March 10, the council discussed short term rentals and approvals for construction projects.

HOA members address short term rentals at Tuesday’s council meeting

Yaamini Jois, Staff Writer March 11, 2022

At Tuesday’s Coppell City Council meeting, two Coppell Homeowners’ Association members presented the results of surveys they conducted to collect information on other HOA members’ opinions on short-term...

A View of Coppell: City Council

A View of Coppell: City Council

The Coppell City Council members are responsible for developing policies, overseeing the effectiveness of programs and serving the community. The Sidekick staffers profiled members of the council for residents...

Coppell councilmember John Jun discusses the repeal of the code of conduct with city attorney Robert E. Hager during the city council meeting on Tuesday. In addition to approving the repeal, the council approved of a curfew hours for minors ordinance for another three years.

Curfew hours, repeal of code of conduct approved by council

Manasa Mohan, Advertising and Circulation Manager February 23, 2022

At last night’s Coppell City Council meeting, the council approved an ordinance for the readopting, ratifying, republishing and extending of the curfew hours for minors chapter of the Code of Ordinances...

Coppell councilmember Kevin Nevels thanks director of city development Mindi Hurley for her presentation of an amendment to the temporary sign mandate during the city council meeting on Tuesday.

Wagon Wheel elevated water tank to be rehabilitated

Anjali Vishwanath, Daily News/Assignment Editor February 9, 2022

At last night’s Coppell City Council meeting, the council approved a bid for the rehabilitation of the Wagon Wheel elevated water tank. According to director of public works Kent Collins’ presentation...

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...

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