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Fairview Town Hall Closed for Memorial Day

Fairview Town Hall will be closed Monday, May 25th in observance of Memorial Day. Town Hall will reopen on Tuesday, May 26th at 8:00 a.m.


Elections

Town Election

Updates related to the Town of Fairview general election held on Saturday, May 9, 2015, can be accessed by clicking here.


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NOTICE

Notice of public hearing regarding the voluntary annexation of an area within the town's extraterritorial jurisdiction.

icon F.O. Birmingham Memorial Living Trust Tract Annexation - 1st Public Hearing Notice 

icon F.O. Birmingham Memorial Living Trust Tract Annexation - 2nd Public Hearing Notice


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Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

In collaboration with the Gus Macker organization, the Town of Fairview has elected to delay the Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball tournament that was scheduled for April 18th and 19th, 2015, to September 12th and 13th, 2015. This will allow the town to continue to attract teams and ensure a fun and exciting event for the players, sponsors, other participants and the community. A new deadline to register online will soon be established. For more information, please click here.

To sign up to volunteer, please click here.


waterdroplet Watering Restrictions Update

All stages of drought are terminated in the Town of Fairview effective May 1st. Access the watering restrictions tab located above for more information.


Revised Brush/Bulk Collection Schedule

On October 1, 2014, the Town of Fairview, in conjunction with Republic Services, made certain changes in the bulk/brush collection schedule. Due to the growth of the town... Click here to read more.

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2014 Fairview Citizen Survey Results

The results of the 2014 Fairview Citizen Survey were recently presented at the April 1st Town Council meeting. The purpose of the survey was to seek ... Click here to learn more.

   Hazardous Weather: An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness

Are You Ready? An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness was written by FEMA and designed ... Click here to learn more.

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Gus Macker

Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

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The Gus Macker 3-on-3 Charity Basketball Tournament, sponsored by the Town of Fairview, will be coming to the Village at Fairview shopping center. In collaboration with the Gus Macker organization, the Town of Fairview has elected to delay the tournament that was scheduled for April 18th and 19th, 2015, to September 12th and 13th, 2015. This will allow the town to continue to attract teams and ensure a fun and exciting event for the players, sponsors, other participants and the community. A new deadline to register online will soon be established.

 

Registrants must have the gender, names, height, age and general skill level for each of the 4 team members in order to register. There is no skill level required and teams can range from age 7 to over 40.

Since 1987, the tournament has held 972 tournaments with over 2.2 million players with more than 23 million spectators. The tournament is designed so that anyone seven years and older can play:  short or tall, young or old, experienced or novice. This tournament maintains the purity and integrity of the old-fashioned driveway basketball game.

This is a double elimination tournament with a guarantee of three scheduled games. Teams that lose their first two games will battle it out for the coveted title of “Toilet Bowl” champions. There will also be a slam dunk contest with a $500 prize, sponsored by Gloria’s Latin Cuisine. Slam dunk contestants must be registered for the tournament in order to participate.

The 2015 designated charities are the Boys and Girls Club of Collin County and the Special Olympics of Texas.

  • Form a Team: Register your own four member team - men, women or youth (ages 7+). Want to build some excitement? Form your basketball team from your neighborhood, group of friends, recreational sports team, workplace or church. To register your team, click here.
  • Be a Volunteer: This is where churches, community organizations, school organizations, or groups of friends can help! With many players and spectators, volunteers will be needed to check-in players, record brackets, keep scores, distribute water, direct traffic, pick up trash and more. To volunteer during the tournament, click here. 

For general questions or comments, please email macker@fairviewtexas.org or call the Fairview Gus Macker Hotline at 972-886-4245. You may also contact Macker Basketball LLC at 616-794-1445.


Events

Fairview Events

 

Macker Logo for September

Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

In collaboration with the Gus Macker organization, the Town of Fairview has elected to delay the Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball tournament that was scheduled for April 18th and 19th, 2015, to September 12th and 13th, 2015. This will allow the town to continue to attract teams and ensure a fun and exciting event for the players, sponsors, other participants and the community. A new deadline to register online will soon be established. For more information, select the "Gus Macker" tab above.
 
Be sure to friend us on Facebook at Fairview Gus Macker and follow us on Twitter @FairviewMacker.

Farmshop

Farmshop Indoor Farmers Market

The Farmshop Center, located at 113 Prairie Road, offers the Farmshop Indoor Farmers Market year round on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Center also offers the Farmshop Bistro Tuesday-Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. All of the bistro's dishes are made from ingredients that are sold within the Farmshop Center. For more information, contact the Farmshop Center at 972-884-0480.

Watering Restrictions

Watering Restrictions

 
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Watering Restrictions Eased in the Town of Fairview Effective May 1st  

North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) water supply reservoirs have reached sufficient levels and capacities to allow the District to ease watering restrictions earlier than previously planned. Beginning May 1, 2015, NTMWD will terminate all drought stages and will implement its Water Conservation Plan that limits landscape watering to no more than two days per week, and only if needed. The Town of Fairview has taken the same actions as NTMWD and will terminate all drought stages effective May 1, 2015. Even though the Town of Fairview will no longer be under drought restrictions the town’s Water Conservation Plan will remain in effect, which restricts lawn and landscape irrigation to twice per week. With this change in watering restrictions Town of Fairview water customers are no longer restricted to watering on certain days of the week and can choose which two days they wish to irrigate.

The Town of Fairview Water Conservation Plan calls for the following water restrictions:

  • Lawn irrigation watering is prohibited from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. from April 1st to October 31st of each year.
  • Lawn and landscape irrigation limited to twice per week.
  • Watering of impervious surfaces is prohibited.
  • Outdoor watering during precipitation or freeze events is prohibited.
  • The use of treated water to fill or refill residential, amenity, and any other natural or manmade ponds is prohibited. A pond is considered to be a still body of water with a surface area of 500 square feet or more.
  • Rain and freeze sensors and/or ET or Smart controllers are required on all new irrigation systems. Rain and freeze sensors and/or ET or Smart controllers must be maintained to function properly.
  • “At home” car washing can be done only when using a water hose with a shut-off nozzle.
  • Watering areas that have been overseeded with cool season grasses is prohibited (such as rye grass or other similar grasses), except for golf courses and public athletic fields.

Below are a variety of tips that you might find helpful in your effort to conserve water:

•Repair leaks, running toilets, dripping faucets, and broken sprinkler heads.
•Water in the morning or evening when the temperatures are cooler.
•Plant native, drought tolerant plants that require less water.
•Adjust your lawn mower to at least one notch. A taller lawn holds more moisture.
•Water only when plants look like they need it. Most plants die from over-watering.

Some excellent resources regarding smart landscaping and water conservation are:

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Planning & Zoning

Planning and Zoning

 

To review current Planning and Zoning items, please click here and select the "Current Planning" tab. For questions or concerns, please contact Planning Manager Ken Schmidt at kschmidt@fairviewtexas.org or 972-562-0522 ext. 5094.

Notifications

Notifications

  

Merchant Card Services – Request for Proposal

The Town of Fairview is accepting proposals for Merchant Card Services.  Specifications for this project may be obtained in the following attached document.  Submitter names will be announced in the Council Chambers of Town Hall, at 372 Town Place, Fairview, Texas 75069 at approximately 2:00 PM May 15, 2015.  All proposals must be clearly addressed to the Chief Financial Officer and include the proposal name on the outside of the envelope/package. 

The Town of Fairview cannot guarantee, due to the Fairview not having its own post office, that any proposals sent by the USPS will be delivered to Town Hall at a specified date and time.  It is recommended that proposal deliveries be made either in person or via an alternate delivery method ensuring delivery to the physical address or mailing by allowing sufficient delivery time.  Proposer shall bear full responsibility for ensuring that the proposals delivered to the specified location by due date and time.  Late proposals will be rejected as non-responsive.  Submitters are asked to please submit five (5) copies of the proposal (one original and four copies). 

The Town reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informality in bids received, deemed to be in the best interest of the Town.  No officer or employee of the Town of Fairview shall have a financial interest, direct or indirect, in any contract with the Town of Fairview.

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Renew Your Alarm Permit 

The Town of Fairview requires all alarm systems in any home or business in Fairview, whether monitored or not, to have a valid Alarm Permit. Alarm Permits must be renewed annually during the month of January.

For those who currently have an alarm permit, online renewal begins January 1st. All permits are required to be renewed by January 31st. To renew your permit, simply visit www.fairviewtexasalarm.com and enter your login name and password. If you need your login name and password, please contact Officer Gandy at sgandy@fairviewtexas.org or 972-886-4211 ext. 5022. Please do not create a new account if you are having any issues accessing your account.

For those who have an alarm system and do not currently have an Alarm Permit, please contact Officer Gandy for information on obtaining one.

The residential renewal fee is $25.00, and the commercial renewal fee is $50.00. New residential permits are $50.00, and new commercial permits are $100.00.


TAPS Transit Service

TAPS Public Transit provides on-demand curb-to-curb public transportation for Fairview residents who qualify as Disabled or Senior 60+. Rides must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance and can be scheduled for any reason (ex: to keep a medical appointment, go shopping or attend an event). TAPS will pick up, take you to your destination and take you home. Qualifying residents may now set up a Standing Reservation for a recurring trip (ex: regular dialysis appointment, work or school).

TAPS buses run Monday-Friday with the earliest available pickup time at 6:00 a.m. and the latest available pickup time at 5:30 p.m. TAPS does not provide service in Collin County on Saturday or Sunday. To schedule a ride for the next business day, you must call before 3:00 p.m. the day before.

To schedule a ride or to learn more about TAPS and the services they offer, please call (800)-256-0911 or visit www.TAPSbus.com

Job Postings

Job Postings

 

POSITION: Public Relations Coordinator/Town Secretary 

STATUS: Fulltime

AVAILABILITY: Immediate; deadline for first review of applications is May 22, 2015

For additional information on this position, view the complete position profile brochure and the job description.

To apply for this position click here.

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