Awards

The City of Coppell strives to build a family community for a lifetime through outstanding public service. The following are some of the recognitions the City has received from local and national agencies.

Awards designated by two asterisks (**) were received for more than three consecutive years.

City of Coppell

  • 2020 Number 1 Best Places to Live in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area - Niche
  • 2020 Best Places to Live in America list (top 40) - Niche
  • 2020 Best Suburbs to Live in America - Niche
  • 2020 Most Budget-Friendly Cities in America for Homeowners list - LendEDU
  • 2020 United States Cities with Highest Proportion of College Graduates list - LendEDU
  • 2020 Most Educated City in Texas - Insurify
  • 2020, 2019, and 2018 Best Place to Live in Texas list - Niche
  • 2020, 2019, and 2018 Best Place to Raise a Family in Texas list - Niche
  • Best Suburb to Live in Texas List** - Niche
  • 2018 Best Places to Live in Texas list - Wallethub
  • 2017, 2016, and 2015 Community Challenge Mid-Size City Winners - It's Time Texas
  • 2016 Best Dallas Suburb to Live in list - Movoto
  • 2015 Best Place to Be a Kid list - Money Magazine
  • 2015 Best Place to Live in America list - Money Magazine
  • 2015 Best Place to Find a Job list - Wallethub

Departments

Communications / Public Information

  • 2017 SAVVY Award for Bold Vision, Big Impact Campaign - City-County Communications and Marketing Association
  • 2015 W3 Silver Award for Best Government Website
  • 2015 Davey Silver Award for Best Government Website

Enterprise Solutions

  • 2017 Laserfiche Run Smarter® Award

Finance

  • AAA Bond Rating from Standard and Poor's
  • AAA Bond Rating from Moody's Investment Services
  • Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting** - Government Finance Officers Association
  • Distinguished Budget Presentation Award**  - Government Finance Officers Association
  • Certification of Investment Policy Award**  - Government Treasurers' Organization of Texas

Fire Department

  • Received Heart Safe Community Designation in 2019
  • 2020, 2019 Texas Fire Chiefs Association Best Practices Recognition
  • Awarded the approximately $2.9 million SAFER Grant in 2018
  • 2018 and 2017 American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline® Silver Award
  • 2017 Texas Fire Chiefs' Association Safety Award for Life Safety Park
  • 2017 Lone Star Achievement Award (jointly with quad cities)
  • Insurance Services Office Class 1 Rating**
  • i-STAT Blood Analysis Certified

Library

  • 2020 Texas Book Festival Library Grant ($2,500) recipient
  • 2020 Demco/Upstart Innovative Programming award from the Texas Library Association for the Meet Your Neighbor series
  • Achievement of Library Excellence Award** – Texas Municipal Library Directors Association 

Parks & Recreation 

  • 2020, 2019 National Recreation and Park Association Gold Medal Award Finalist
  • Accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies
  • United States Tennis Association grant awarded to Wagon Wheel Tennis Center
  • 2020 Texas Recreation and Parks Society Lone Star Programming Award for The CORE’s “You’ve Been Pumpkined” program
  • Keep Coppell Beautiful - Keep Texas Beautiful Gold Star Affiliate**

Police Department

  • Texas Police Chief's Association Best Practices Recognition
  • 2020 and 2019 Safest City in Texas list - National Council for Home Safety and Security
  • 2018 National Night Out ranked 1st in Texas**, 5th in the nation
  • 2017 Student Resource Officer Agency of the Year
  • 2017 School Resource Officer of the Year

Public Works

  • Best 100 Fleets in the Americas List** (ranked #22 in 2021)
  • 2018 Proactive Water Systems Award - The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality