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Attend the Inaugural Town of Fairview Art Show - April 29 - May 1, 2016

On Friday, April 29, 5 to 8 p.m., an open house awards ceremony will be held, the reception will feature live music and is open to the public.
On Saturday, April 30, Noon to 4 p.m. and Sunday, May 1, Noon to 2 p.m., the show will also be open to the public at these times.
The show will be held at 341 Town Place, i
n the Village at Fairview between iPic and Splitsville.

If you entered the show, artwork must be delivered to the venue at 341 Town Place on Wednesday, April 27 from 4 to 8 p.m. and picked up on Sunday, May 1 from 2 to 5 p.m. Learn more about the Fairview Art Show.

 MDA Fill the Boot Fill the Boot for MDA - Fridays, April 22 and 29
Join Fairview Fire Rescue as they once again work to “Fill the Boot” for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) on Fridays, April 22 and 29 along Stacy Road near Andrews Parkway. Nationally, fire fighters have supported MDA for decades by raising over $583 million for the MDA to support families affected by the full spectrum of neuromuscular debilitating diseases as well as to accelerate treatments and cures.

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Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Event

Our annual Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection event will be Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fairview Fire Station #1, located at 500 State Highway 5. Residents are encouraged to bring their old chemicals, fuels, oils, paints along with old electronics devices for safe recycling and disposal. You must bring a valid Texas Driver’s License with a Fairview address or a copy of your last Town water bill.

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Sign Up for Severe Weather Alerts through Nixle

Severe weather is expected in the area over the next few days. The Town offers the Nixle Notification System to Fairview residents for emergency alerts as well as other community notifications. 

Sign up easily by texting the word Fairview” to 888777, visiting Nixle.com or utilizing the widget currently shown on the right side of your screen that states, “Sign up for alerts from the Town of Fairview & other public safety agencies in your area.” Be sure to enter “75069” as your zip code in order to receive Fairview alerts. Using the Nixle website, you can customize exactly the type of messages you will receive by text message and/or email alert.

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Election Information

Learn more about the upcoming May 7, 2016Town of Fairview Election.


DART Offering Demand Responsive Service in Fairview through May 27
In response to the discontinuation of TAPS service in Collin County, DART is temporarily offering demand responsive transit service to Fairview residents
 aged 65 and older as well as the disabled through May 27, 2016. Learn more about DART Collin County Demand Service on our Fact Sheet.


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Save The Date: Gus Macker is Back!

The Town of Fairview will once again host the Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament in The Village at Fairview on September 10 and 11, 2016. Once again, the event will feature four person teams with three playing at a time. In a Macker tournament, teams are grouped by a combination of gender, age, size and ability, to help insure that teams are competing in the appropriate bracket. The Town is already on the lookout for teams and volunteers, to get involved or get more information, contact Liz Cappon at ecappon@fairviewtexas.org.


Spring Water Use
As we enter spring 2016 without any drought restrictions, the Town would like to take a moment to remind residents of the Town’s adopted landscape water management measures, as required by the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD). Or, a
ccess the Watering Restrictions tab located above for more information.



Board and Committee Openings

Want to serve your community? The Town utilizes numerous citizen run boards to ensure public input and participation in the Town's decision-making process. The Town currently has openings on the Technology Advisory Committee, Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, Special Events Committee and openings for alternates on the Zoning Board of Adjustments. 

To apply, complete an Application to Serve . The Fairview Town Council reviews all applications and votes on all board appointments and reappointments. Board members are typically appointed for two-year terms. Email completed applications to Town Secretary, Liz Cappon at ECappon@FairviewTexas.org.



Town Approves Creating Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District

The linked information was developed to help explain tax increment financing, its purpose and how it works.

Trash, Recyling and Brush/Bulk Collection Schedule

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  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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Watering Restrictions

Watering Restrictions


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 Israel Roberts at iroberts@fairviewtexas.org or 972-562-0522 ext. 5094.



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 permits are required to be renewed by January 31. To renew your permit, simply visit 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 and the commercial renewal fee is $50. New residential permits are $50 and new commercial permits are $100.

Job Postings

Positions Available

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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. Conducts preliminary and follow-up investigations of reported crimes, traffic accidents and complaints, including crime scene processing, interviewing witnesses/victims and enforcing violations of the law. This position requires valid TX driver license & basic TCLEOSE certification. Prefer 3+ years paid police experience.

Learn More About the Police Officer Position & Apply Now

Executive Assistant: For additional information about this position and how to apply, click here .


Maintenance Worker: For additional information about this position and how to apply, click here .


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