Boards & Commissions
Apply to Join a Board or Commission
Applications will be accepted through Sunday, October 1, 2023, and must be completed during this time period to be considered.
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 nine boards and commissions that help guide development, future needs, regulations, and more for Coppell. With so many boards and commissions to choose from, it’s easy to find a way to serve in a capacity that is important to you. Are you an avid park user? Consider applying for the Parks and Recreation Board. Concerned about future housing trends? Apply for FOARD! Do you have ideas for ways the City can implement technology to use resources more efficiently? Perhaps a seat on the Smart City Board would interest you.
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.
2023 Application and Appointment Timeline
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
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*
*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).