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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 . 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 . 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 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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Tips to Help Avoid Frozen Pipes

With our first round of freezing temperatures expected this weekend 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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Fairview Named 2nd Safest City

SafeWise, a leading online safety resource, recently released their annual Safest Cities list and placed the Town of Fairview at number 2, behind Seminole, Texas. Murphy, Allen, Frisco and Prosper were in the top 50 as well.

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Elliott's Hardware NOW OPEN in Fairview Town Center

ellits hardware logo Elliott's Hardware first opened in 1947 a few miles west of Downtown Dallas on Maple Avenue. Since then they have opened stores in Casa Linda, Mesquite and Plano. Elliott's is known for their superior customer service and their ability and willingness to get whatever the customer needs. Longtime customers like to say, "If Elliott's doesn't have it then you don't need it."

The store will be located at 113 Prairie Road (across from Fairview Youth Theatre). They are scheduled to open in early September.

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Adopted Fiscal Year 2018-19 Ad Valorem Tax Rate and Budget

On September 17, 2018 the Fairview Town Council adopted the FY 2018-19 Ad Valorem Tax Rate and Budget. The FY 2018-19 Ad Valorem Tax Rate adopted by the Fairview Town Council was $0.349709 per $100 of assessed value of taxable property situated in the Town. The FY 2018-19 Ad Valorem Tax Rate was a reduced from the FY 2017-18 Ad Valorem Tax Rate of .359999. The total FY 2018-19 Ad Valorem Tax Rate of $0.349709 will be apportioned and distributed so that $0.227424 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 $0.122285 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 2018-19 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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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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 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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2018 Trash and Recycle Collection Calendar and Maps

In January of this year, in a continuing effort to improve service delivery, optimize routes and maximize effectiveness  Republic Services updated thier residential solid waste and recycling routes in Fairview

View the newly designed November - December Map and Calendar (2 pages) for detailed information. If you have additional questions, contact the Utility Billing Department at 972-886-4242 or

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Update on the 2018 Capital Planning Process (CRG Planning Process)

The Fairview Town Council recently announced the development of a new process as they move forward with planning for the capital needs of the Town. One of the primary goals in that process is to ensure opportunity is provided for residents from all areas of Town to both provide feedback as well as to participate in the planning process. The process is now underway. The Town has added a webpage that can be accessed by clicking here that residents are encouraged to access for updates, documents and other relevant material related to the progress of the planning process.

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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 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

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Collin County Rides DART Taxicab Voucher Program

Collin County Rides taxicab vouchers are now available in Fairview to those 65 years of age or older and/or living with a disability through DART.

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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.

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 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

Building Official

The Town of Fairview is accepting applications for the position of Building Official. The position, which reports to the Town Engineer, will play a key role in working with the Town Engineer to identify short and long-term operational needs of the department while fostering a working environment of inclusiveness and empowerment.
Learn More About the Building Inspector Position & Apply Now

Job Postings

Maintenance Worker

A 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. Learn More About the Maintenance Worker Position & Apply Now
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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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