- Boards & Commissions
Boards & Commissions
City boards, commissions, committees, and temporary task forces or ad hoc groups serve in an advisory capacity to the City Council. These groups act as the voice of the residents of the City of Coppell. All board meetings are posted online and open to the public for citizens to attend.
View Posted Agendas & Minutes
Listen To Meeting Audio Files
Membership on each board requires at least 12 months of residency and to be a registered voter of the City of Coppell. Some boards may have additional requirements specified in the Code of Ordinances. All board members are appointed by the City Council to serve 2-year terms unless specified.
Applications are accepted during the annual recruitment beginning in September through October of every year. Followed by interviews in October. Appointments are approved by a motion during a regularly scheduled City Council meeting in November. During orientation, oaths are taken by the newly appointed members.
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View Posted Member Information & Rosters
Becoming an Appointed Official
After appointments are completed by the City Council, The City Secretary's Office will host an orientation. During orientation newly appointed and reappointed board members will be sworn-in and complete the necessary paperwork for their term. All board members must have on file with the City Secretary:
- Statement and Oath of Office
- Public Access Form and Ethics Pledge
- OMA and PIA Certificates
If a board member is absent for three scheduled meetings, or if a board member is absent for 25 percent of the scheduled meetings within a 12-month period this may be grounds for removal.
Training & Resources
- Elected and Appointed Official Handbook
- Social Media Best Practices & Guidelines
- Open Meetings Act Training*
- Public Information Act Training*
*This online training is required and provided by the State of Texas. All certificates of completion should be forwarded to the City Secretary's Office.
The City of Coppell acknowledges its responsibility to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Thus, in order to assist individuals with disabilities who require special services (i.e. sign interpretative services, alternative audio/visual devices, and amanuenses) for participation in or access to the City of Coppell sponsored public programs, services, and/or meetings, the City requests that individuals makes requests for these services 72 hours ahead of the scheduled program, service, and/or meeting. To make arrangements, contact Kori Allen, ADA Coordinator, or other designated official at 972-462-0022 or TDD: 1-800-RELAY, TX (800-735-2989).