Coppell - Valley Ranch - Las Colinas Edition - April 2020

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ADAPTING TO CHANGE

BY OLIVIA LUECKEMEYER AND GAVIN PUGH

Demetrius Ennett said he went from running his barbershop in Valley Ranch to needing to nd part-time work in a matter of days. Like so many business owners,

Ennettwasforced to shut down his shop, 5 Star Cutz, amid coronavi- rus orders that limited business operations.

INSIDE For a timeline of events related to the coronavirus, see Page 13.

“It’s a struggle mentally, emo- tionally, and nancially when you’re in your 40s, and it’s basically, like, you lose your job,” Ennett said. Dallas County’s stay-at-home order went into eect at midnight March 23. “The rst job of government is to protect the safety of the people

DEMETRIUS ENNETT, THE OWNEROF 5 STAR CUTZ, CLOSEDHIS BARBERSHOPAFTER BUSINESSES DEEMEDNONESSENTIALWERE SHUT DOWN.

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Tollway revenues nosedive during closures

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WHERE ARE THE TO-DO LIST AND THE IMPACTS? FROM THE MANAGING EDITOR: Most Coppell, Valley Ranch and Las Colinas events have been canceled as part of government shelter-in-place orders to combat the spread of the coronavirus. In addition, we believe that our listings of locally owned restaurants that are still open and offering takeout or delivery will be more valuable to readers than our typical Impacts.

PUBLISHERS AND FOUNDERS John and Jennifer Garrett PUBLISHER-DFWMETRO Christal Howard GENERAL MANAGER Ana Erwin, aerwin@communityimpact.com EDITORIAL EXECUTIVE EDITOR Joe Lanane MANAGING EDITOR Valerie Wigglesworth EDITOR Gavin Pugh COPY CHIEF Andy Comer COPY EDITORS Ben Dickerson, Kasey Salisbury STAFFWRITERS Anna Herod, Daniel Houston, Ali Linan, Olivia Lueckemeyer, Elizabeth Uclés ADVERTISING SALES DIRECTOR Tess Coverman ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE Stephanie Burnett DESIGN CREATIVE DIRECTOR Derek Sullivan ART PRODUCTIONMANAGER Aubrey Galloway ASSOCIATE ART PRODUCTIONMANAGER Breanna Flores BUSINESS GROUP PUBLISHER Traci Rodriguez CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER Claire Love ABOUT US John and Jennifer Garrett began Community Impact Newspaper in 2005 in Pflugerville, Texas. The company’s mission is to build communities of informed citizens and thriving businesses through the collaboration of a passionate team. GRAPHIC DESIGNER Tobi Carter STAFF DESIGNERS Chelsea Peters

FROMANA: I don’t think anyone could have imagined just how drastically our world would be affected by COVID-19. Yet here we are, social distancing, working remotely, navigating e-learning and more, all while doing our best to keep our families safe and our businesses running during these uncertain times. The timing of COVID-19 has been a challenging one for us at Community Impact Newspaper. Having just launched our Coppell - Valley Ranch - Las Colinas edition six months ago, this

type of challenge is one we have never faced before as a company. We have spent more hours than ever covering new stories at communityimpact.com, informing you about important decisions taking place in our county and sharing stories of local business owners who are doing everything they can to save their life’s work. We have done this the way we have always covered news—with only the facts; only what is most useful to our readers. However, we face the same challenge as the people and businesses on which we have been reporting. We, too, are a family business. We are fully funded by local advertisers who have made it possible for you to receive a free copy of our newspaper every month. The weight of the economic impact this virus has had across our cities and our nation is one we are feeling too. This is why we have made the tough decision to pause printing of this edition of our newspaper for the next several months while we wait for businesses to reopen and for life to go back to normal, or, at least, as normal as the new normal will be. But this is not goodbye forever. It is merely a “see you later.” We will be back to printing and bringing you local news again this October. So mark your calendars for a few months from now—or don’t, and be pleasantly surprised when you check your mail in the future. I can’t say enough how much we have loved covering the news in Coppell, Valley Ranch and Las Colinas, and we have so greatly enjoyed getting to know and work with the local business community and chambers of commerce. We believe this is an area where we need to be, and we believe in the importance of local community journalism. We look forward to our future here. All my best and see you later, Ana Erwin, GENERALMANAGER

Valerie Wigglesworth, MANAGING EDITOR

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FROMGAVIN: When we launched this paper in October, we began with the goal to inform Coppell, Valley Ranch and Las Colinas residents on the news that actually mattered in their backyards. We’ve delivered deep-dive stories covering Irving’s plans for its 1,000-acre diamond interchange project; the construction of Coppell’s new art center; city and school government news and so much more. In this issue, you will find the same depth of coverage on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting your community. I look forward to continuing to report on the news of Coppell, Valley Ranch and Las Colinas soon. Thank you for reading the paper.

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Locally owned restaurants oering takeout, delivery and curbside pickup

Given the fast-changing nature of coronavirus coverage, Community Impact Newspaper has temporarily removed the Impacts section and replaced it with listings of local restaurants offering takeout and delivery. This noncomprehensive list was accurate as of April 13. FOOD&DRINKDELIVERYOPTIONS

23 Rodeo Goat Cypress Waters 9610 Wharf Road, Dallas 972-440-1530 www.rodeogoat.com/cypresswaters H C A IRVING 24 Andalous Mediterranean Grill 6450 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 100, Irving 972-401-8900 www.andalousgrill.com H T 26 Andhra Mess 5910 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 142, Irving 469-687-6800 https://andhramessus.com H T 26 Bajeko Sekuwa Himalayan Grill 5455 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving 972-600-9114 http://bajekosekuwa.com/ H T 27 Bar Louie 360 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Ste. 100, Irving 469-802-5384 www.barlouie.com H T A 28 Benihana Japanese Steak House 5400 Whitehall St., Irving 972-550-0060 www.benihana.com/locations/ lascolinas-tx-lc/ H T A 29 Blue Fire Total Catering 340 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving 214-699-5097 www.bluefirecatering.com T 30 Bombay Chowpatty 825 W. Royal Lane, Ste. 130, Irving 972-885-8565 www.bombaychowpattyirving.com T 31 Boston Market 5487 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving 972-756-0772 www.bostonmarket.com H T 32 Boston Market 2705 N. Belt Line Road, Irving 972-594-6014 www.bostonmarket.com H T 33 Bread Zeppelin 6440 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 140, Irving 469-359-2661 www.breadzeppelin.com H T 34 Bruno’s Ristorante 9462 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving 972-556-2465 www.brunosristorante.com T A 35 BurgerIM 3311 Regent Blvd., Ste. 111, Irving 972-924-6887 https://burgerim.com H T

972-518-0939 www.cajuncrabpubgrill.com T 37 Champps Americana 855 W. John Carpenter Freeway, Irving 972-373-9622 https://champps.com/ H T A 38 Chick-fil-A 5350 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving 972-550-0277 www.chick-fil-a.com H D 39 Chick-fil-A 7850 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving 972-432-0101 www.chick-fil-a.com H D 40 Chicken Salad Chick 3341 Regent Blvd., Ste. 150, Irving 469-677-0020 www.chickensaladchick.com T 41 Chipotle Mexican Grill 7717 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 100, Irving 972-957-3100 www.chipotle.com H T 42 Chipotle Mexican Grill 114 E. John Carpenter Freeway, Ste. 160, Irving 972-501-9925 www.chipotle.com H T 43 Classic Chicago Gourmet Pizza 114 E. John Carpenter Freeway, Ste. 160, Irving 972-717-7770 www.chicagopizzalascolinas.com H T 44 Cool River 1045 Hidden Ridge, Irving 972-871-8881 www.coolrivercafe.com Temporarily closed 45 Cork & Pig Tavern 5224 N. O’Connor Blvd., Ste. 118, Irving 972-364-7412 www.corkandpig.com/las-colinas/ H C T 46 Corner Bakery Cafe 118 E. John Carpenter Freeway, Ste. 100, Irving 972-717-2053 www.cornerbakerycafe.com Temporarily closed 47 Corner Bakery Cafe 7403 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving 214-574-5135 www.cornerbakerycafe.com Temporarily closed 48 Cowboy Chicken 3351 Regent Blvd., Ste. 100, Irving 214-496-0724 www.cowboychicken.com Temporarily closed 49 Dickey’s Barbecue Pit 5330 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 168, Irving 972-580-1917 www.dickeys.com H T

T Takeout H Home delivery C Curbside pickup D Drive-thru A Alcohol available

COPPELL 1 Anamia’s Tex-Mex 106 N. Denton Tap Road, Ste. 240, Coppell 972-304-0321 www.anamias.com C A 2 Black Walnut Cafe 775 N. Denton Tap Road, Coppell 972-459-9790 https://blackwalnutcafe.com H C T 3 Chicken Express 136 E. Belt Line Road, Coppell 972-304-1122 https://chickene.com D 4 Flying Saucer Draught Emporium 3111 Olympus Blvd., Ste. 100, Coppell 972-440-1580 https://beerknurd.com C A 5 Hard Eight BBQ 688 Freeport Parkway, Coppell 972-471-5462 https://hardeightbbq.com Temporarily closed 6 i Fratelli 110 W. Sandy Lake Road, Ste. 106, Coppell 972-304-8331 www.ifratellipizza.com Delivery and Takeout T H 7 J. Macklin’s Grill 130 N. Denton Tap Road, Ste. 120, Coppell 972-393-0200 https://jmacklinsgrill.com T C A 8 JCs Burger Bar 160 W. Sandy Lake Road, Ste. 100, Coppell 972-304-1300 https://jcsburgerbar.com T C 9 Kelly’s Texican Bar Grill & Patio 110 W. Sandy Lake Road, Ste. 150, Coppell 469-702-2299 H C T A 10 Local Diner 477 W. Bethel Road, Coppell 972-393-3894 https://localdiner.com T 11 McDonald’s 125 S. Denton Tap Road, Coppell 972-462-7881 www.mcdonalds.com D

12 McDonald’s 813 S. MacArthur Blvd., Coppell 972-304-9348 www.mcdonalds.com D 13 Mi Cocina 110 W. Sandy Lake Road, Ste. 112, Coppell 214-217-3020 https://micocina.com Temporarily closed 14 Ole’s Tex-Mex 600 E. Sandy Lake Road, Ste. 106, Coppell 469-968-5016 https://olestex-mex.com T C 15 Panera Bread 140 W. I-635, Ste. 150, Coppell 469-261-5506 www.panerabread.com T H 16 Rosa’s Cafe Tortilla Factory 705 N. Denton Tap Road, Coppell 972-459-7886 https://rosascafe.com C D 17 Salata 150 S. Denton Tap Road, Ste. 120, Coppell 972-745-0400 https://salata.com T H 18 Sunny Street Cafe 140 W. Sandy Lake Road, Ste. 160, Coppell 972-304-1000 https://sunnystreetcafe.com C H T 19 Twisted Root Burger 505 Houston St., Ste. 100, Coppell 469-260-8292 https://twistedrootburgerco.com Temporarily closed 20 Whataburger 730 N. Denton Tap Road, Coppell 972-756-0096 www.whataburger.com D 21 Zenzero Kitchen and Bakery 171 N. Denton Tap Road, Ste. 600, Coppell 469-293-3550 www.zenzerokitchen.com Temporarily closed DALLAS 22 Flying Fish Cypress Waters 9600 Wharf Road, Dallas 972-440-1250 www.flyingfishinthe.net Temporarily closed

36 Cajun Crab Pub and Grill 5433 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving

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50 Edohana Sushi 7447 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 140, Irving 972-444-9977 www.edohana.com/index.html T 51 Edoko Omakase 1030 W. John Carpenter Freeway, Ste. 100, Irving 972-600-8626 T 52 Einstein Bros. Bagels 5330 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 100, Irving 972-756-2875 www.einsteinbros.com H T 53 El Famoso 5228 N. O’Connor Blvd., Ste. 126, Irving 469-221-9500 https://elfamosodiner.com/ H T A 54 Firehouse Subs 7603 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 140, Irving 972-373-8500 www.firehousesubs.com H T 55 Five Guys Burgers & Fries 6440 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 110, Irving 972-409-7230 www.fiveguys.com H C T 56 Freebirds World Burrito 7601 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 110, Irving 972-869-3500

63 Hugo’s Invitados 5240 N. O’Connor Blvd., Ste. 160, Irving 214-496-0590 www.hugosinvitados.com T C D A 64 i Fratelli 4020 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 120, Irving 972-541-1000 www.ifratellipizza.com H T 65 i Fratelli 9400 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 134, Irving 972-444-0600 www.ifratellipizza.com H T 66 In Fretta 3341 Regent Blvd., Ste. 150, Irving 972-600-8536 • www.in-fretta.com Temporarily closed 67 Inchin’s Bamboo Garden 925 W. Royal Lane, Ste. 140, Irving 214-377-7765 • www.inchinsonline.com H T 68 Italian Cafe 387 E. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving 972-401-0000 www.italianitaliancafe.com H C T 69 Jam + Toast 3351 Regent Blvd., Ste. 140, Irving 469-565-8622 https://sites.google.com/view/jamntoast T C

70 Jamba Juice 6440 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving 972-401-3800 www.jamba.com H T 71 Jason’s Deli 7707 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 100, Irving 972-432-0555 www.jasonsdeli.com H T 72 Jinbeh Japanese Restaurant 301 E. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving 972-869-4011 www.jinbeh.com H T 73 KIBO Asian Fusion Restaurant 7707 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 110, Irving 214-496-0789 www.kibosushiirving.com H T 74 Kitchen of Kuchipudi 1102 W. I-635, Irving 972-514-7526 http://kuchipudiindiankitchen.com/ H C T 75 Krispy Krunchy Chicken 4101 N. Story Road, Irving 972-514-1178 https://krispykrunchy.com/ Temporarily closed

https://freebirds.com/ H T 57 Freshii 310 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Ste. 110 469-351-7516 https://freshii.com H T 58 Fuzzy’s Taco Shop 1100 W. John Carpenter Freeway, Irving 972-550-8226 www.fuzzystacoshop.com H T A 59 Gloria’s Latin Cuisine 320 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving 469-242-2641 https://gloriascuisine.com/ H C A 60 Go Fish Poke 5244 N. O’Connor Blvd., Ste. 154, Irving 469-647-5140 www.gofishpoketexas.com T 61 Grimaldi’s Pizzeria 310 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Ste. 100, Irving 214-496-0337 www.grimaldispizzeria.com H T A 62 Hot Breads Bakery & Cafe 5330 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 140, Irving 972-753-1000 www.hotbreadsirving.com H T

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92 Olivella’s Las Colinas 5238 N. O’Connor Blvd., Ste. 134, Irving 214-377-9151 www.olivellas.com H T 93 Original Chop Shop 7300 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 140, Irving 972-635-8440 https://originalchopshop.olo.com/ H T 94 Pacheco Taco Bar 310 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Ste. 116, Irving 469-248-0992 www.pachecotacobar.com H T 95 Pacific Table 5238 N. O’Connor Blvd., Ste. 136, Irving 972-957-7620 www.pacifictable.com Temporarily closed 96 Pax & Beneficia Coffee 5244 N. O’Connor Blvd., Ste. 150, Irving 214-390-6883 https://paxandbeneficia.com/ T 97 Pie Five Pizza 6440 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 130, Irving 972-506-7435 www.piefivepizza.com H T 98 Pie Pizzeria 2206 W. Walnut Hill Lane, Irving 972-252-1200 www.piepizzeriaonline.com H T 99 Pinstack 2750 W. I-635, Irving 214-765-2695 https://pinstackbowl.com T 100 Pista House 901 W. Royal Lane, Ste. 160, Irving 972-635-5657 www.pistahousetexas.com H T 101 Po Melvin’s 4070 N. Belt Line Road, Ste. 100, Irving 972-255-3919 www.pomelvins.com H C T

102 Pop Factory 310 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Ste. 112, Irving 214-882-1253 www.pop-factory.com H T 103 Post Oak Smokehouse 411 E. Royal Lane, Ste. 180, Irving 469-899-7557 https://post-oak-smokehouse.business.site/ Temporarily closed 104 Raising Canes Chicken Fingers 7955 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving 972-910-8373 www.raisingcanes.com D 105 Red, Hot & Blue 5910 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving 972-402-0225 www.redhotandblue.com H T 106 Rodizio Grill 5400 Green Park Drive, Irving 972-550-8888 www.rodiziogrill.com Temporarily closed 107 Salata 7601 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving 469-242-6116 www.salata.com H T 108 Sarigama Indian Cafe and Market 5427 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving 972-853-8803 https://sarigamaindiancafe.menufy.com/ H T 109 Sauce Pizza and Wine 7300 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 120, Irving 469-206-0166 www.saucepizzaandwine.com Temporarily closed 110 Shawarma Press 411 E. Royal Lane, Ste. 110, Irving 972-830-9305 https://shawarma.press/ H T 111 Slim Chickens 3265 Regent Blvd., Irving 214-496-0263 https://slimchickens.com/ C D

T Takeout H Home delivery C Curbside pickup D Drive-thru A Alcohol available

84 Maui Fresh Grill 3285 Regent Blvd., Ste. 130, Irving 469-577-9873 www.mauifreshgrill.com H T 85 McAlister’s Deli 3501 Regent Blvd., Irving 972-929-1790 mcalistersdeli.com T 86 Midori Sushi Japanese Restaurant 4020 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 114, Irving 972-887-1818 www.mymidorisushi.com H T 87 Modern Market 6761 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 150, Irving 469-677-0270 https://modernmarket.com/ H T 88 Nekter Juice Bar 7601 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving 214-238-0974 www.nekterjuicebar.com H T 89 Newk’s Eatery 8701 Cypress Waters Blvd., Ste. 160, Irving • 214-496-0771 https://newks.com H C T 90 Nosh & Bottle 370 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Ste. 100, Irving 469-442-0808 http://noshandbottle.com H C T A 91 Nothing Bundt Cakes 6450 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 130, Irving 469-802-9460 www.nothingbundtcakes.com H T

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76 La Madeleine French Cafe 6430 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving 469-385-1700 https://lamadeleine.com/ H C T 77 Lamberti’s Ristorante and Wine Bar 7701 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving 972-506-3000 www.lambertiristorante.com H A 78 Le Peep Restaurant 4835 N. O’Connor Blvd., Ste. 100, Irving 972-717-0422 • https://lepeep.com/ Temporarily closed 79 Little Katana 6420 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 140, Irving 972-362-0888 www.lklascolinas.com H T A 80 Lupe Tortilla 3131 Regent Blvd., Irving 469-351-5010 www.lupetortilla.com H C 81 Marco’s Pizza 6941 Riverside Drive, Irving 469-639-2525 www.marcos.com H T 82 Masala Wok 7747 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 175, Irving 972-409-0000 www.masalawok.com H T 83 Mattito’s Irving 1001 MacArthur Park Drive, Irving 214-379-0165 https://mattitos.com/ H C T A

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119 Taqueria Moctezuma 4117 N. Story Road, Irving 972-600-8012 H T 120 Texadelphia 7601 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving 972-432-0725 www.texadelphia.com H T 121 The Blue Fish 925 W. John Carpenter Freeway, Ste. 100, Irving • 972-385-3474 www.thebluefishsushi.com H T 122 The Ginger Man 5250 N. O’Connor Blvd., Ste. 146, Irving 972-607-4227 https://thegingerman.com/las-colinas/ Temporarily closed 123 The Green Gator at Toyota Music Factory 340 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Ste. 100, Irving 469-706-6190 http://greengatorrestaurants.com/ Temporarily closed 124 The Ranch at Las Colinas 857 W. John W. Carpenter Freeway, Irving 972-506-7262 www.theranchlc.com T C A 125 The Spirit Grille 4030 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 112, Irving

112 Snappy Salads 6550 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 100, Irving 972-506-7627 www.snappysalads.com Temporarily closed 113 Southern Recipe Restaurant 2200 W. Walnut Hill Lane, Irving 972-594-0352 T 114 Southern Spice Indian Kitchen 901 W. Royal Lane, Ste. 120, Irving 469-420-9333 https://southernspiceirving.com/ T 115 Steak n’ Shake 950 Marketplace Blvd., Irving 214-574-5300 www.steaknshake.com D 116 Subz N Stuff 220 E. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving 972-401-0720 www.subznstuff.com H T 117 Taco Diner 5904 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 150, Irving 972-401-2691 • https://tacodiner.com/ Temporarily closed 118 Tacomex 5330 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 108, Irving 972-580-1001 H T

972-717-7575 www.spiritgrille.com C D 126 Thirsty Lion Gastropub and Grill 350 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving 214-496-0400 www.thirstyliongastropub.com Temporarily closed 127 Tiff’s Treats 114 E. John W. Carpenter Freeway, Ste. 110, Irving 972-889-7700 www.cookiedelivery.com H T 128 Urban Eatz 5910 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 151, Irving 972-869-3533 www.urbaneatz.com/lascolinas/ H T 129 Via Real Gourmet Mexican 4020 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 100, Irving 972-650-9001 http://viareal.com/ H C T 130 Vitality Bowls Superfood Cafe 5904 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 139, Irving 469-420-9943 https://vitalitybowls.com/locations/ lascolinas/ H T 131 Walk On’s 3165 Regent Blvd, Irving

469-779-2500 www.walk-ons.com C H 132 Whiskey Cake 3225 Regent Blvd., Irving 469-941-2253 http://whiskeycake.com T A 133 Yard House 320 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving 214-496-0151 www.yardhouse.com H T A 134 Yummy Thai 6421 Riverside Drive, Ste. 150, Irving 214-238-2449 www.irvingyummythai.com H T A 135 Zeytin Mediterranean Grill 114 E. John W. Carpenter Freeway, Ste. 100, Irving • 972-887-2000 http://zeytingrill.com/home.html H T 136 Zoe’s Kitchen 6731 N. MacArthur Blvd., Ste. 150, Irving 214-496-0408 https://zoeskitchen.com/ H T

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to the North Texas Tollway Authority. This work will make way for the addition of one lane in both directions of trac along the tollway. Paving between I-35E and I-635 is next on the project’s timeline. Timeline: August 2019-late 2021 Cost: $29 million Funding source: NTTA 3 Plantation Drive and Mossy Oaks Street reconstruction projects Design work is underway for work on the entire lengths of Plantation Drive and Mossy Oaks Street in Coppell. The projects will include reconstruction of pavements and utility work, according to the city. The design contractor is Pape-Dawson Engineers. Timeline: 2020-21 (construction, estimated) Cost: $325,600 (design) Funding source: city of Coppell

COMPILED BY GAVIN PUGH RECENT PROJECTS 1 Oak Grove Lane reconstruction Oak Grove Lane is undergoing a $1.3 million reconstruction project. The work will stretch from South Coppell Road westward to the end of the cul-de-sac, according to lings with the state. The project, expect- ed to be complete near the end of July, will include paving, drainage, water and waste- water line construction as well as work on sidewalks with barrier-free ramps. Timeline: January-July Cost: $1.3 million Funding source: city of Coppell 2 President George Bush Turnpike widening project Between October and January, crews removed topsoil and continued excavation work between I-35E and I-635, according

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News from Coppell and Irving

LOCAL ELECTIONS RESCHEDULED

Dozens of sewage backups reported in Irving Utilities director points to heavy use of nonushable wipes, paper towels

Many local governments are pushing back their May elections in an eort to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The cities of Coppell and Irving, as well as Coppell and Carrollton- Farmers Branch ISDs, have rescheduled their elections to be held Nov. 3. Irving voters will decide in November on the fate of 12 city bond propositions totaling $563 million for streets, public safety, parks and more. Irving ISD trustees had not rescheduled their district’s elections as of this paper’s deadline. The last day to register to vote in the Nov. 3 elections is Oct. 5, and early voting begins Oct. 19.

BY GAVIN PUGH

Todd Reck, the city’s water utilities director, said he has been receiving calls from residents with blockages caused by the buildup of nonush- able products. “The only thing you should ever put down the toilet is toilet paper,” Reck said. Products that should not be ushed include baby wipes, paper towels, disinfecting wipes and any other bers that are not toilet paper. The ushing of alternative prod- ucts could be related to the short supply of bathroom tissues in many area stores. The shortage prompted Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins to limit the amount people can buy at a time as part of his executive orders related to the coronavirus outbreak. The increased number of sew- age-related calls in Irving is placing stress on an already thin team, Reck said. A map of the work orders for sewage backups from March 23-29 shows dozens spread throughout the city. 14 Tom Landry Elementary School 15 McCoy Elementary School 16 Dan F. Long Middle School 17 Kathryn S. McWhorter Elementary School 18 McKamy Elementary School 19 Annie H. Rainwater Elementary School 20 Ted Polk Middle School 21 Riverchase Elementary School 22 Rosemeade Elementary School 23 Sheeld Primary School 24 McLaughlin/Strickland Elementary School 25 Janie Stark Elementary School 26 June R. Thompson Elementary School 27 Austin Elementary School 28 Town Center Elementary School 29 Valley Ranch Elementary School 30 W. H. Wilson Elementary School 31 Sam Houston Middle School

“It’s pulling the limited number of crews that we have,” he said. “[They] are having to race out and be reactive and responsive to some of these calls we typically wouldn’t have to respond to.” If residents experience sewage backup issues in their homes, the city will determine the location of the backup, Reck said. If it is within the city’s right of way, the city will resolve the issue. If the blockage is within the resident’s property, they will have to foot the bill. “They have to call a private plumber to come out and deal with it, so it can be a pretty substantial cost for them,” he said. “Not only could they potentially have sewage backing up into their home, but then, they have the cost of a plumber to come out and unclog their line.” Ultimately, Reck said, it is most important for residents to ush only toilet paper in the toilet. “The critical thing is: Don’t use your toilet as a trash can,” he said.

IRVING As residents shelter in place, city ocials are reporting a steep uptick in sewage-related calls.

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Irving, Coppell and Carroll- ton-Farmers Branch ISDs are oering free grab-and-go meals for students ages 18 and younger at any campus in their district. See websites for specics. 1 Dave Blair Elementary School 2 Blanton Elementary School 3 Barbara Bush Elementary School 4 Carrollton Elementary School 5 Country Place Elementary School 6 Dale B Davis Elementary School 7 Freeman Elementary School 8 Field Middle School 9 Good Elementary School 10 Furneaux Elementary School 11 La Villita Elementary School 12 E. L. Kent Elementary School 13 Las Colinas Elementary School

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CITY OF IRVING 2020 BOND PROPOSITIONS Propositions A-L Find an in-depth report on each of the 12 bond propositions at communityimpact.com.

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GOVERNMENT Dallas-FortWorth sees highest population increase in last decade of anymetro area

TOP 10 The Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area ranked rst in the nation in population growth between the 2010 Census and the latest estimate from July 1, 2019. METRO AREAS FOR GROWTH

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allocated, informs public and private decision-makers and determines congressional representation. Residents across the U.S. have received notices in the mail with instructions on how to complete the census online, by mail or over the phone. Their responses to the ques- tionnaire, which covers how many people live at each residential address as well as other topics, are intended to be accurate as of April 1, also referred to as Census Day. While the reference date for census questions remains the same, organizers have adjusted the schedule to reect the disrup- tions imposed by the coronavirus outbreak. The bureau plans to complete its count by mid-August, an extension from the original date, July 31, the release said. Ali Linan contributed to this report.

BY DANIEL HOUSTON

The Dallas-Fort Worth area grew more in the last decade than any other metropolitan region in the country, according to new popu- lation estimates released by the federal government. The metroplex’s population rose by more than 1.2 million from 2010- 19, the U.S. Census Bureau reported March 26. Three North Texas counties were among the 10 American counties with the largest population gains in that time: Collin County, Dallas County and Tarrant County. The estimates were released less than a week before April 1, the reference date for this year’s census count. Every 10 years, the federal government attempts to count every resident in the United States. This count determines how billions of dollars in federal funding are

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Denton County 34% 32% Collin County

16% Tarrant County 11% Dallas County

SOURCE: U.S. CENSUS BUREAU COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

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NEWS BRIEFS

Service industryworkers formsupport network

and at the same time, begin to raise funds.” Brenner identified the following organizations and programs as being capable of addressing local needs: Restaurant Workers Community Foundation, Children of Restaurant Employees and the Bartender Emergency Assistance Program. Shift Dallas has also posted a host of resources on its website, including links to food and housing assistance, mental health services, job place- ment programs and more. Brenner said there is still confu- sion among local workers about the benefits for which they qualify. “Lots of people in the service industry don’t even know if they’re

eligible for unemployment benefits,” she said. The group is now directing those affected by business closures to fill out a survey on their website at www.shiftdallas.org. As Shift Dallas is still waiting to receive approval for its application to become an official nonprofit, the group is not accepting funds. Shift Dallas has now garnered a Facebook following of nearly 1,000 individuals, where co-founder Seth Brammer posts daily podcasts on the effects of the virus on the service industry. Other group organizers include Alexie Estrada, Renee Strickland, Alison Matis and Brice Gonzalez.

BY GAVIN PUGH

Dallas County’s stay-at-home order, which has closed bars, entertainment venues and restau- rant dining spaces, is forcing many small-business owners to make serious decisions. As service industry stakeholders are grappling with local corona- virus concerns, one group, Shift Dallas, has emerged with the goal of connecting business owners with necessary resources. “Our main goal is to ... identify what kind of help they need,” said Leslie Brenner, one of Shift Dallas’ organizers and a food and beverage business owner. “Connect themwith resources, keep them informed ...

Irvinghotel industry, workers feel full forceof shutdowns fromcoronavirus The Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas is closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Gavin Pugh/Community Impact Newspaper)

BY GAVIN PUGH

Irving has long been considered a favorable hotel market based on the city’s proximity to airports and the presence of multiple major regional employers. But Dallas County is under a stay- at-home order through April 30 amid coronavirus concerns. That has lasting implications for local hoteliers, Visit Irving Executive Director Maura Gast said. “We have hotels that have begun pretty significant layoffs,” she said. “Every single hotel property has been dramatically affected.” Irving is home to about 80 hotels, and more were under construction as recently as November, as reported by Community Impact Newspaper. Because the Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau is funded exclusively by the city’s 9% hotel occupancy tax, or HOT, market downturns can mean tough times. “We’re anticipating at least six weeks of no HOT tax collections, likely, and a very depressed market, certainly, for the next, probably, nine to 12 months,” Gast said. Gast said her team is working with clients who had large events that now will be pushed until later this year. “We have a skeleton crew here in the building,” she said. “We’re trying to take advantage ... of the downtime to do some engineering and mainte- nance projects that we haven’t been able to get to because we haven’t had the luxury of a couple of empty days in a row to do them.”

Area chief appraisers struggle tomeet deadlines Leaders of area appraisal districts are struggling to chart a path for- ward amid shelter-in-place orders that have upended the property tax calendar. BY OLIVIA LUECKEMEYER The Dallas Central Appraisal District is tasked with setting appraisal values for all properties in Dallas County each year. Here are numbers from the 2019 appraisal year. DALLAS APPRAISAL DISTRICT BY THE NUMBERS

State law allows property owners 30 days to protest values once notices are received. Given the uncertainty around what lies ahead, chief appraisers, including Nolan, said they hope the governor’s office will issue a statewide direc- tive on how best

Property owners typically begin receiving assessed value notices in the mail around this time each year. Already, chief appraisers from some of the region’s largest districts—Dallas, Collin, Tarrant and Denton—have announced delays until the end of April or the middle of May. The lag in certified value mail- outs will trigger a domino effect leading up to September when taxing units have to adopt new tax rate, according to Ken Nolan, chief appraiser at Dallas Central Appraisal District. “Cities especially and possibly hospital districts are spending so much money. If they can’t get a tax rate and a budget set, they are going to run out of money,” Nolan said. Once notices are delivered, appraisal districts will brace them- selves for the impact of hundreds of people showing up to protest their property values in person, Nolan said. “You do not want people congre- gating in any one place when that happens,” Nolan said.

cities 31 In the district

school districts 17

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836,649 Number of parcels $351.5 Dallas County market value billion

• 78.62% residential • 9.08% commercial • 12.3% business personal property

SOURCE: DALLAS CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT ANNUAL REPORT/ COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

to navigate the protest process. “I don’t see us going back to business as usual until July,” Nolan said. Appraisals in Texas are based on a property’s value as of Jan. 1. Hope McClure, chief appraiser with the Denton Central Appraisal District, and Nolan both said they expect financial hardship caused by COVID-19 to trigger a fair amount of pushback on value increases from property owners. But when it comes to lowering the dollar amount, they said their hands are tied. “I know that chief appraisers are wanting to do something different

for the taxpayers,” McClure said. “But what we are capable of doing and what we want to do are two different things.” Appraisal districts must certify their tax rolls with area taxing entities by July 25, according to state law. Districts unable to meet the deadline may send a certified estimate, Nolan said. However, the length of shelter- in-place orders will undoubtedly affect the accuracy of those esti- mates, he said. State law dictates that taxing units must adopt a tax rate by Sept. 29.

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TRANSPORTATION

BY OLIVIA LUECKEMEYER

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North Texas toll roads see sharp decline in trac as drivers stay at home The number of transactions on North Texas toll roads has sharply declined in recent weeks, accord- ing to data from the North Texas Tollway Authority. Across the NTTA network, transactions decreased by 44% in Week 3, which began March 47% year over year, followed by the Sam Rayburn Tollway and the President George Bush Turn- pike, with decreases of roughly 46% and 42%, respectively. A full month’s worth of transaction data will not be available until the end of April.

While it is still too early to gauge overall impact, Rey said the NTTA will continue to monitor the various eects of COVID-19 on the agency. All of the agency’s customer service locations are closed to the public until further notice to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Customers may contact the agency by phone at 972-818-6882 or 817-731-6882. Account informa- tion is also available online at www.ntta.org.

That trend worsened in the beginning of Week 4. For March 23-24, the most recent data available, transactions were down roughly 53% year over year across the NTTA network, according to the data. Overall, transactions were down by 28% year over year in March, NTTA spokesperson Michael Rey said.

16, data shows. This lines up with the time at which most Dallas-Fort Worth schools and oces closed in an eort to slow the spread of coronavirus. In that Week 3, the Dallas North Tollway took the biggest hit, with transactions down by about

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Following its emergence inDecem- ber, a new coronavirus known as COVID-19 has quickly spread across the globe. National, state and local government officials have enacted disaster declarations and stay-at- home orders in an effort to help slow the transmission of the disease. Dr. Neale Chumbler, dean of the College of Health and Public Service at the University of North Texas, said the only way to slow the spread of COVID-19 and thus, to contain it, is for people to stay home. “The coronavirus has a silent incubation period,” Chumbler said. “It is believed to have approximately a five-day incubation period, fol- lowed by a period of mild symptoms that can be mistakenly identified as a cold.” He said the coronavirus spreads when people are in close con- tact with one another—within 6 feet. He added that it is essential that residents heed the advice of public health officials so that the number of people who require hos- pitalization does not overload hospi- tals’ capacities. “We do not have enough health workers or body-temperature scan- ners,” he said. “There will need to be extensive cooperation [as regards] social distancing and not having large mass gatherings.” Fast-spreading virus has silent incubation stage BY ANNA HEROD

March 12

Dallas County becomes the first in North Texas to issue a shelter-in- place order. It goes into effect at 11:59 p.m. on this day.

President Donald Trump declares a national public health emergency due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issues a disaster proclamation certifying that COVID-19 poses an imminent threat of disaster for all Texas counties. Coppell declares a local disaster for a public health emergency. Dallas County announces an emergency declaration order effective as of March 13 that bans public and private community gatherings of 500 or more. Coppell and Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISDs announce school closures. March 13 The cities of Dallas and Coppell issue orders limiting community gatherings to no more than 50 people and prohibiting dine-in services at restaurants and other establishments. The orders also requires bars, lounges, taverns, private clubs, gyms, health studios, theaters and commercial amusement facilities to close. Irving ISD announces school closures. March 16

EFFORTS TO SLOW THE CORONAVIRUS This timeline tracks the initial cases of the virus along with actions at state and local levels to slow its spread. This information is accurate as of press time April 13.

March 27

Coppell and Irving ISDs extend school closures through April 17. Dallas County taps the National Guard for medical and logistical support. March 29 Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announces that he is opening the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas to serve as a joint medical site run by the Texas Military Department and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

COMPILED BY ANNA HEROD DESIGNED BY CHELSEA PETERS

Dec. 31, 2019 Officials in Wuhan, China, alerted the World Health Organization to 41 pneumonia cases with an unknown cause. These cases were later determined to be caused by COVID-19. Jan. 7, 2020 Chinese health officials identify a new type of coronavirus.

March 31 Gov. Greg Abbott issues an

executive order limiting people’s activities while still allowing for essential actions, such as grocery shopping. The order recommends schools remain closed until May 4.

Jan. 20

The first coronavirus case is detected in the U.S. in Washington state.

Jan. 30

The World Health Organization declares the novel coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern. Jan. 31 President Donald Trump bans noncitizens from traveling to the U.S. if they have been to China in the previous two weeks.

March 18

A Dallas County order limits community gatherings to no more than 50 people and social gatherings to no more than 10 people. Coppell and Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISDs extend their school closures.

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The first U.S. citizen death from COVID-19 is reported in Wuhan, China.

Dallas County announces it is partnering with the Communities Foundation of Texas to create the Dallas County COVID-19 Response Fund, which will supply resources to front-line first responders. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins clarifies his shelter-in-place order and criticizes nonessential businesses that have stayed open. A virtual food drive is launched to benefit North Texas Food Bank, which helps those with food insecurity. For details, visit www.dallascounty.org/ covid-19/ways-to-help.php. April 5

Feb. 11

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issues a public health disaster declaration that limits social gatherings, bans dine-in services at restaurants and bars, closes gyms, bans people from visiting nursing homes except for critical care and closes schools. Dallas County announces its first patient to have died from the novel coronavirus. He lived in Richardson.

The new coronavirus disease is named COVID-19 by the World Health Organization.

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March 4

Dallas County Health and Human Services lab becomes the first in Texas with capability to test for the coronavirus.

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March 23

Shortages at area food banks are increasing in severity, according to Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins. About 70% of people visiting food banks have never visited one before, he said. As a result, the county is now working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to truck in $35 million worth of food.

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April 7

Dallas County reports its first two presumptive positive cases of the virus among its residents. The first is 77 years old and has an extensive travel history. The second individual is between 50 and 59 years old and had close contact with the first patient.

Gov. Greg Abbott closes all state parks and historical sites.

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April 13

U.S. Department of Labor figures released on this date report 6.6 million Americans, including 313,832 Texans, filed unemployment claims for the week ending April 4. For the two weeks between March 23 and April 4, federal numbers show 745,443 Texans filed for unemployment.

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Coppell ISD transitions to an online learning platform for students. “The first job of government is to protect the safety of the people they serve,” Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says.

As of press time April 13, Dallas County has reported 1,788 total cases and 32 deaths related to the virus.

March 11

The World Health Organization declares the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic.

SOURCES: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION, CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION/ COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER

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