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Participate in local government and give back to the community by serving on one of the City of Coppell's Boards or Commissions. The City is currently seeking passionate individuals to be a part of 11 Boards and Commissions that help guide development, future needs, regulations, and more for Coppell. Applications will be accepted online at coppelltx.gov/boards August 12 through September 27, 2019, and must be completed during this time period to be considered for one or more of the following:
The purpose and scope of the Animal Services Appeals Board is to hear an appeal from any citizen concerning the denial or revocation of their pet's registration for violation of the ordinances pertaining to Animal Services.
The Board of Adjustment was created for the purpose of interpreting or modifying zoning regulations in particular cases as circumstances may require in accordance with state law and local ordinances. The board has the powers to subpoena witnesses to hear appeals based on error, grant special exceptions and give variances. The Board also acts as the Building and Standards Commission and has quasi-judicial authority related to substandard housing. The Building and Standards commission is charged with recommending Building Codes and amendments for adoption, and hearing appeals from code interpretations made by the Chief Building Official or Fire Marshal.
The board, which is comprised of citizens and elected officials, reviews investigation reports from the Special Counsel and makes final determinations with regard to whether or not a violation of the Code of Conduct has occurred and the penalties to be assessed if an individual is found in violation of the Code.
The Foundation is incorporated for the purposes set forth in its Certificate of Formation and to support economic and community development growth in the City of Coppell and its extraterritorial jurisdiction. The Foundation is required to hold an annual meeting. Additional meetings will be called by the liaison.
The Library Board serves as an Advisory Board to the City Council. The Board is responsible for making informed recommendations regarding library services and programs and for being a citizen interface to library staff.
The Parks and Recreation Board was created for the purpose of advising both the City Council and the Parks and Recreation Department regarding the planning and development of park and recreational facilities, regulations governing their use, and recommending an annual update to the Parks and Recreation Master Plan.
The Planning and Zoning Commission's responsibility is to make recommendations to the City Council regarding land use issues, including zoning requests, subdivision plats, changes to the Zoning Ordinance, amendments to and updates of the Comprehensive Master Plan and other items included in the physical development of Coppell.
For more detailed descriptions of each Board and Commission as well as contact information, please visit coppelltx.gov/boards. Boards and Commissions applicants must be a one-year resident of Coppell and a registered voter in Coppell. If you are unable to apply online or need assistance, please visit or call the City Secretary's office at Coppell Town Center, 255 Parkway Blvd., Coppell, TX 75019 or 972-304-3669.