The Monthly Business Meetings (Regular Board Meetings) will be held on the fourth Monday of each month in the Board Room of the Vonita White Administration Building, 200 S. Denton Tap Road, Coppell. Regular meetings may be reset or relocated, and special meetings may be called. Check the CISD calendar for exceptions.
The Board Meetings starts approximately 6:00 p.m. with an Executive Session (closed to the public). The Open Session starts at 7:00 p.m.
Citizens are welcome and encouraged to attend all school board meetings. Public participation at board meetings is limited to the open forum portions of regular meetings. State law does not allow the audience to enter into discussion or debate on matters under consideration at any time during the Board meeting.
Agendas are posted at the front entrance of the Vonita White Administration Building 72 hours prior to a Business or Special Meeting and at least two hours before an Emergency Meeting. Notices and agendas are also posted on the district’s website at www.coppellisd.com. The news media is notified of all meetings, which are open to the public and subject to the Texas Open Meetings Act.
Upcoming Board Meetings/Events
The Board Meetings starts approximately 6:00 p.m. with an Executive Session (closed to the public). The Open Session starts at 7:00 p.m. when the community is welcome to attend. Action of agenda items may be taken during the Open Session.
This is a business meeting held in public on a scheduled date (currently the fourth Monday of each month). The Board enters into Executive Session (closed to the public) at approximately 6:30 p.m. and reconvenes in Open Session at 7:00 p.m. when the community is welcome to attend. Action on agenda items may be taken during this time.This is a meeting held on a date other than the regular Monthly Business Meeting and is scheduled on an as-needed basis. There are several types of Special Meetings. The Board may meet in Executive or Work Session or may arrange for a Public Forum or Joint Special Meeting. To determine the type of Special Meeting being called, review the meeting notice or agenda at www.coppellisd.com. Action may be taken at these meetings.This portion of the meeting of the Board of Trustees is not open to the public. Only certain topics may be discussed, such as personnel, student discipline, security, land acquisition, or legal matters. No action may be taken during Executive Session.This is a meeting between Board members and staff to discuss items and receive information. The public may observe; however, this is not a time for public input. Action may be taken.This is a meeting to give and/or receive information. The forum may address a specific topic or may be a general information session to receive public input. This meeting may be held in the Board Room, at individual schools, or within district boundaries. Action may be taken.This is a meeting of the Board of Trustees and another governmental body which may be open to the public. Action may be taken.This is a meeting usually called to address a situation that must be handled immediately. An Emergency Meeting is scheduled with at least two hours notice to the public. Action may be taken.
Regular monthly meetings of the CISD Board of Trustees are aired live (and recording posted) on the website at www.coppellisd.com/boardmeetinglive.Also, through a partnership with the City of Coppell, two separate viewing times are offered: 7:00 p.m. on the Wednesday following the meeting and 8:00 a.m. on the Thursday after the meeting. The meetings are aired on both Time Warner Cable Channel 16 and Verizon Fios Channel 32.Coppell school staff and the Board of Trustees value the importance of communicating important matters of the district with its school community and they understand that other considerations such as family and work involvement make take precedence on meeting dates. Citizens who may be unable to attend the regular meeting in person or view the recorded meeting online may request a DVD copy. The cost is $15 and an Open Records request must be made.