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Purple Balloon Foundation Toy Drive - 2019

The Purple Balloon Foundation Toy Drive is underway! You can drop off a new, unwrapped toy at Fairview Town Hall.

For additional drop off locations or contact information download the flyer.

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Council Presentations

The Fairview Town Council has requested that presentations made during a Council meeting be made available to the public. We will update this Top News Item when new presentations are available.

Click on the Read More link to access recent presentations.

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Fairview Receives Tree City USA Designation

U.S. Congressman Van Taylor (TX-03) recognized the efforts of eight Collin County cities who received this year’s Tree City USA designation by the Arbor Day Foundation.

Official News Release from Congreessman Taylor's office.


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Tips to Help Avoid Frozen Pipes

With our first round of freezing temperatures expected this week the Town would like to share some advice to help prevent your pipes from freezing.

While broken pipes cannot always be avoided during the colder months, here are some tips that can help you prevent them.


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Adopted Fiscal Year 2019-20 Ad Valorem Tax Rate and Budget

 

On September 17, 2019 the Fairview Town Council adopted the FY 2019-20 Ad Valorem Tax Rate and Budget. The FY 2019-20 Ad Valorem Tax Rate adopted by the Fairview Town Council was $0.347156 per $100 of assessed value of taxable property situated in the Town. The FY 2019-20 Ad Valorem Tax Rate was a reduced from the FY 2018-19 Ad Valorem Tax Rate of $0.349709. The total FY 2019-20 Ad Valorem Tax Rate of $0.347156 will be apportioned and distributed so that $0.23018 of each $100 of assessed values of taxable property will be for the purpose of defraying the maintenance and operation expenses of the Town and $0.116976 of each $100 of assessed values of taxable property will be for the purpose of paying the principal and interest on the debt the Town holds.

To access information relating to the Fiscal Year 2019-20 Adopted Ad Valorem Tax Rate and Budget please follow the link provided below to the Financial Services Department webpage. The Financial Services Department webpage has current and historical information pertaining to the annual budget, annual audit, ad valorem tax rate, and monthly financial reports.

 

Financial Services Department Webpage

 


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Burn Ban Lifted

 

The Collin County Fire Marshal has lifted the burn ban. The Fairview Fire Marshal has also lifted the ban within the Town. Residents may now use outdoor fire pits and residents on 10+ acres may resume agricultural burns (with a Town issued permit). For more information call the Fairview Fire Marshal Travis Green at 972-886-4232.

 

 


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2020 Census Information

 

Recently the U.S. Census Bureau announced the launch of address canvassing, the first major field operation of the 2020 Census. This improves and verifies the Census Bureau’s address list of households, which is necessary to deliver invitations to respond to the census. The address list plays a vital role in ensuring an accurate census.

 

 

Census Bureau employees have started walking through neighborhoods to verify addresses not already verified through the Bureau’s computer software. They will continue to verify addresses through Mid-October.

 

 

Employees will have badges and briefcases indicating their employment with the Census Bureau. They will knock on doors, show their official government ID badge, explain the purpose of the visit and ask a few questions to verify the address and any additional living quarters on the property for inclusion in the census.

 

 

For more details about address canvassing, read the official press release.

 

 

The Census Bureau website offers all the information you need to learn about the entire process.

 


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Sign Up for Nixle Notification System for Emergency & Community Information

Nixle messaging is one of the ways the Town can communicate emergency or other community information to residents.  This was one of the ways the Town was able to communicate the information about the recent water line break and the resulting boil water notice. That information is provided to subscribers through text messages to your phone and via email.  All residents are encouraged to sign up for this notification system.  There is no charge from the town for this service, but message and data rates may apply if you chose to receive alerts through your cell phone and/or smart devices.

This system allows residents to receive the following types of alerts and notifications

  • Emergency Alerts (i.e. tornado warning, major water issues)
  • Advisory Notifications (i.e. road closures, police activity, severe weather)
  • Community Notification (i.e. town hall updates, event information)

There are three ways to sign up:

  • Sign up by texting the word Fairview to 888777
  • Sign up using the Nixle widget on the homepage of the town website at www.fairviewtexas.org . Using this sign up method will result in you needing to enter the Town of  Fairview 75069 zip code.
  • Sign up through Nixle’s website at www.nixle.com . Using this sign up method will result in you needing to enter the Town of Fairview 75069 zip code.

No matter which method you decide to use as a means of signing up it’s recommended that you register an account at Nixle’s website to customize what messages you receive and how you receive them. Registering an account through Nixle’s website will also allow those signing up via text message to add an email address for receiving alerts and notifications.

How will I receive messages?

If you sign up by texting the word Fairview to 888777 then you will receive messages through your cell phone and/or smart device.

If you sign up using the widget on the town’s website or through the Nixle website you have the ability to enter both your cell number and email address for receiving alerts and notifications.

However you chose to sign up, by registering an account at www.nixle.com you can customize how you want to receive alerts and notifications and whether you would like to receive messages from municipalities/agencies other than Fairview.

Citizens can receive Emergency Alerts and Advisory Notifications through text message and/or email. Community Notifications can only be received via email, which means you must provide an email address.


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Fairview Named 3rd Safest City

SafeWise, a leading online safety resource, recently released their annual Safest Cities list and placed the Town of Fairview at number 3, behind Kermit and Memorial Village. Murphy, Allen, Frisco and Prosper were in the top 50 as well.

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2018 Texas School District Ratings

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) released it’s new accountability ratings for more than 1,000 school districts and charter schools. The new system will rate multi-campus school districts on an A-F scale.

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LED Lights

Environmental Stewardship. Protect sensitive environmental areas, preserve natural stream corridors, and create developments that minimize impact on natural features and topography.

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2020 Trash and Recycle Collection Calendar and Maps

View the December - February Map and Schedule (2 pages) for information about pick up days and weeks as well as valuable tips and guidelines for placing your trash and recycling out for pick up.

The entire 2020 Calendar is also available for download. 

If you have additional questions, contact the Utility Billing Department at 972-886-4242 or utilitybilling@fairviewtexas.org.


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McKinney National Airport Master Plan

he McKinney National Airport is currently updating their Airport Master Plan and Airport Layout Plan regarding future development of the airport over the next 20 years. See below to view Councilmember Hendricks' Council presentations regarding the McKinney Airport Advisory Committee. 

View the McKinney National Airport's presentation, Chapters of the Master Plan Guide and www.mckinney.airportstudy.com for more information.


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Fraud Alert: Money Transfer Service Scam

Town Staff and the Fairview Police Department have been made aware of a telephone scam recently occurring to residents in the Town. In this phone scam, the crook calls and states it is an urgent situation in order to garner the victim’s immediate attention and lessen suspicion.

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D Mag Names Fairview a Top 10 Neighborhood

The cover story for the July 2017 edition of D Magazine is The 10 Best Neighborhoods in North Texas and the entire Town of Fairview is ranked amongst this high caliber list. The article lists Fairview amongst Highland Park, Uptown, Old Lake Highlands as well as the million dollar Bluffview and Melshire Estates neighborhoods in Dallas. Check out the entire article in the July 2017 print edition of D Magazine or on their website at dmagazine.com.


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Collin County Rides Transportation Program

Collin County Rides, a transportation program offered by Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), is available in Fairview to those 65 years of age or older and/or has a certified disability.

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Ten-Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP)

In 2016, the Council and Staff worked on a 10-year CIP to help plan for improvements for the Town's future needs including infrastructure, buildings, technology and major equipment. Learn about the CIP in this presentation given before the Council.

CUP2019-04 Whitehead accessory structure

Consider and take action on a request for approval of a Conditional Use Permit for an accessory structure.  The 3.1-acre site is located at 50 Man O’ War and is zoned for the (RE-2) Two-acre Ranch Estate District.  Owners/Applicant: Claude and Nancy Whitehead (CUP2019-04).  Planning and Zoning Commission: Septmeber 12, 2019

 


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 Israel Roberts at iroberts@fairviewtexas.org or 972-562-0522 ext. 5094.
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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 1. All perm...
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Job Postings

Part-time Fire Fighter

Fairview Fire Rescue is now accepting applications from candidates who meet the requirements listed below. This is a part-time fire fighter position. If interested, submit an application, personal history statement and any other pertinent paperwork to Human Resources. Pay rate is $16.50 per hour....
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Job Postings

Maintenance Worker

Performs general labor and maintenance of town streets, parks, and facilities and infrastructure in accordance with all safety regulations and procedures; performs other related duties.

Benefits include employer paid health, dental, vision, LTD and life insurance; employee TMRS contribution of 7% with a 2:1 employer match; Social Security; paid time off and holidays.

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Job Postings

Police Officer

A Police Officer is responsible for public safety, prevention of crime and enforcement of laws. Patrols community by vehicle, bicycle and on foot. Responds to calls for service, which include reports of criminal activity, traffic safety, crime prevention and general public safety problems. Conduc...
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HR Documents

Fairview Employment Application Police Officer Personal History Statement and Waiver Fire Personal History Statement Fire Department Agility Test
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Event Calendar

 

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