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Council members discuss land issues, Andy Brown Park construction in City Council meeting

Council members discuss land issues, Andy Brown Park construction in City Council meeting

Amy Roh, Student Life Editor

January 28, 2016


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The Coppell City Council and Coppell residents gathered at Town Center on Jan. 26 to discuss further action Andy Brown Park, issues with Denton Creek and cumulative voting.   City manager Clay Phillips reported that the street drainage Greenspace project is underway and the Coppell librar...

City Council members discuss future projects, awards for Coppell

City Council members discuss future projects, awards for Coppell

Tanya Raghu, Staff Writer

January 20, 2016


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On Jan. 12, the Coppell City Council passed many requests of the citizens and businesses of Coppell along with a national honor awarded to the website of the city.   The first item covered was an awards presentation by “Imagenuity Interactive”, which is a national website interface...

Holiday vibes apparent during last City Council meeting of the year

December 10, 2015


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Tanya Raghu Staff Writer @tanya_raghu The Coppell City Hall building was beautifully decorated for the holiday season, keeping true to the annual tradition. Suiting the elegant interior, poinsettia flowers lined the foyer as smells of holiday goodies wafted through the air.   The meeting started with a forma...

Arbor Day, New Ambulances, Upcoming Community Events discussed at October 27 City Council Meeting

Arbor Day, New Ambulances, Upcoming Community Events discussed at October 27 City Council Meeting

October 29, 2015


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Ayoung Jo Staff Photographer @ayoungjojo   As the start of the city council meeting neared, a group of businessmen and women, a boy scout, Friends of Coppell Nature Park and other Coppell residents started to fill the seats in the conference room at the Coppell Town Center. The meeti...

Fire Prevention Week, National Night Out, discussed at September Coppell City Council Meeting

Fire Prevention Week, National Night Out, discussed at September Coppell City Council Meeting

September 25, 2015


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By Meara Isenberg Staff Writer @mearaannee On the evening of September 22nd, a dog in a coat, tiny Boy Scouts and rows of policemen filled the first floor room of Coppell City Hall. The small audience at this month's City Council meeting would soon find out what brought all of these people int...

New proposals set, Coppell park renovations to come

May 8, 2014


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By Gabby Sahm Staff Writer This month, the City of Coppell will be holding meetings to discuss new plans for two parks. The two major projects they will be discussing are the redevelopment of Andy Brown Parks and the Coppell Life Safety Park. The Coppell Life Safety Park will be a project intended t...

City Council meeting will decide the fate of a dog park in Coppell

May 13, 2013


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By Corrina Taylor Director of Social Media After a long pursuit in obtaining a dog park the moment has finally come. The City Council Meeting will have the final vote on the park Tuesday May 14. The meeting will begin with a discussion in the executive session starting at 6:30 p.m. and then the...

Coppell Council approves new hotel

May 6, 2013


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By Alex Irizarry Staff Writer In 2007 the Coppell City Council approved a site plan for a six-story hotel on the five acres of land, but the proposed Double Tree hotel was never built. Then, in 2012, architects proposed two hotels and a conference center, but the plans changed to a single hotel when...

City Council meeting postponed, decisions placed on hold

May 1, 2013


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By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Lately the Coppell City Council and school board have been busy proposing and planning for a new bond package. This package totals nearly $60 million dollars and will include a new elementary school, building revolutions and innovative technology. One meeting scheduled...

Cozby Library receives award, launches new strategy plan

April 9, 2013


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By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor The William T. Cozby Library, Coppell's largest and longest-standing public library, received the Texas Municipal Library Association’s Achievement in Excellence Library Award on march 26. This is the eighth year in a row that the Cozby Library has been honored wit...

Coppell will have new BioDiversity Education Center

Coppell will have new BioDiversity Education Center

March 28, 2013


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By Tina Huang Staff Writer   Coppell City Council Park and Recreation Board President, Greg Garcia’s eyes lit up as he began talking about what had just occurred at the last city council meeting. The city had just approved funding for a BioDiversity Education Center in Coppell. The...