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New Fire Station a Prime Example of Fairview Community Development in Action

The beginning of construction on a new fire station is the latest evidence of Fairview, Texas’ investment in community infrastructure and safety. Local voters overwhelmingly approved a $7.6 million bond package in 2019 to fund the new 14,708-square-foot facility, which will replace the current portable and metal structures housing Fire Station No. 1. The Town of Fairview Community Development Corporation (CDC) has committed to provide $3.3 million toward the debt, representing the CDC’s largest community financial contribution to date.

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CENSUS 2020 - Be Sure to Get Counted

It's Quick and Easy. It's NOT too late. It's Safe and Secure. 


Households can still respond now by completing and mailing back the paper questionnaire they received, by responding online at, or by phone at 844-330-2020. Households can also respond online or by phone in one of 13 languages and find assistance in many more. Those that respond will not need to be visited to obtain their census response.


Fairview has a 77.6% Response Rate - Let's see if we can get that up to 100%. 


Census Takers Are Visiting Nonresponding Households in North Texas. They are working to follow up with households that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census. 

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Collin Cares Economic Recovery Programs

On August 24, the Collin County Commissioners Court set aside $15 million in grant money for small businesses affected by COVID-19. Download the small business grant flyer.


Visit the Collin Cares program page for details on all the economic recovery programs being offered. 

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Municipal Court Dates for Remainder of Year

Municipal Court dates are back on track with regularly scheduled court dates. However, we are operating on a limited capacity for each date.


September Court Dates: 14th (juvenile), 18th (plea), 25th (trial)

October Court Dates: 12th (juvenile), 16th (plea), 23rd (trial)

November Court Dates: 9th (juvenile), 20th (plea), no trial date due to Thanksgiving holiday

December Court Dates: 4th (trial), 14th (juvenile), 18th (plea)

Download the Covid-19 Operating Plan for Town of Fairview Municipal Court.

If you have any questions contact the Municipal Court at 972-886-4240.

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Town Playgrounds & Basketball Courts


All playgrounds, basketball courts and pavilions will open on Monday, June 1, 2020. It is recommended to continue social distancing when possible.


Town facilities normally available for rental including the Community Room at Fire Station 2 and Town Hall will remain closed until the disaster declaration is rescinded.

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Open for Business

Restaurants and Businesses are opening up. Visit the Fairview Town Center website for a listing. Also open (not in FTC) are Palio's Pizza Kitchen, Pho Crystal and Game On Sports Bar and Grill.

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The Governor's Report to Open the State of Texas

On April 27, 2020 The Governor released his Governor's Report to Open Texas which details the State's plan to open businesses. The Opening The State of Texas website has detailed information as well.

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Message from Mayor Lessner

We are all going through unprecedented times with the COVID pandemic and the human toll on the safety of our families and the impact to our economy is something none of us have experienced in our lifetimes. I know that there is an incredible amount of information out there related to this disease, how it is spread, how it is going to be contained, how and when the economy will get back to some sense of normalcy. Hopefully there will be a return to normal over the next few months as we work through how that happens.

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Council Presentations

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

New Report and Presentation added Friday, May 1, 2020

Click on the Read More link to access recent presentations.

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Bulk and Recycling Services to Resume Monday, April 27

Republic Services will resume regularly scheduled services for trash, bulky items, yard waste and recycling on Monday, April 27, 2020. Services will continue as they were prior to the suspension. 

Know which scheduled day and week you get service by downloading the Trash and Recycling Collection Calendar and Map

Changes at a glance:

  • Yard Waste resumes as normal trash collection April 27, 2020
  • Bulk Waste collection resumes its normal schedule, with Week 1 Collection May 4, 2020.
  • Recycling services resumes on April 27, 2020.
  • Please utilize your GREEN recycle cart for recyclables only, beginning April 27, 2020.

If you have any questions, please contact the Utility Billing Department at: 972-886-4242 or email us at

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Disaster Declaration & Closure Notice

The Town of Fairview Mayor and Town Council approved (on March 26, 2020) an extension to the local declaration of emergency due to the public health emergency created by the spread of COVID-19. This declaration updated April 8, 2020, as well as the facility closures mentioned below is in effect until the Town Council rescinds the Ordinance. 

Town of Fairview buildings and facilities are closed or have restricted access to the public. Detailed information about Municipal Courts, Town Hall, Police, Permitting, Inspections, Utility Billing, Town Secretary's Office, Public Works, Boards and Commission Meetings, Parks, Trails and Facility Rentals can be found here.

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Coronavirus Updates

For all the latest information, notices and County Statements you can go to our dedicated COVID-19 page. 


You will find Fact sheets from the CDC, Daily Updates from Collin County, Contact information for the CDC, Texas Health & Human Services and the Collin County Health Care Services Department; as well as notices regarding facility closures, court postponements, event cancellations and the suspension of Bulk and Recycling Services. 


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May Town Election Postponed

On March 26, 2020, The Town Council voted to postpone the May 2 General Election to November 3 as provided and recommended by Governor Abbott.

Town Council Ordinance 2020-05

Governor Abbott's Proclamation

You can go to the Town Elections webpage for more information.

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2020 Census-Counting for our Future

The businesses and the community at large are facing unprecedented challenges associated with the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19. As our current situation shows us, emergency funding to provide assistance are critical to our community. An accurate Census will help us allocate funding for city services, public education, transportation and more. You should have received a Census questionnaire via mail that you can respond to without ever having to meet a census taker. 

Its never been easier to respond.

Or you can call 844-330-2020 to take the survey over the phone.

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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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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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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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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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2019 Texas School District Ratings


The Texas Education Agency (TEA) recently released it’s 2018-19 accountability ratings for more than 1,000 school districts and charter schools. The system rates 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 August - October 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

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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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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.

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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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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 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

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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