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Town to Honor Law Enforcement at August Council Meeting

The Town would like to acknowledge the terrible tragedy to occur recently to the Dallas Police. This terrible loss of life has deeply affected not only those of us within the Metroplex but has broken hearts nationwide. The Town invites our residents to join the August Town Council meeting when the public portion of the meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 to recognize the men and women of the Fairview PD as well as law enforcement across the country with a proclamation as well as observing a moment of silence.


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Clear The Shelters

Collin County Animal Shelter, located at 4750 Community Ave in McKinney will participate in Clear the Shelters on Saturday, July 23, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. During this time Pet Adoption Fees will be waived by CCAS. Visit the CCAS website or ClearTheShelters.org to learn more.


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Mosquito Preparedness

As we enjoy summer and fun outdoor activities, we should all be taking steps to protect against West Nile, Zika and other mosquito-borne illnesses. A rainy yet hot spring can especially increase the mosquito population. To combat illnesses, Fairview citizens should be observant of their surroundings and take advantage of educational resources to learn more about these diseases and the preventative measures that can be taken to try to mitigate contraction.

 


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Summer Water Use

As we enter the peak of summer 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 and our current water rates, or access the Watering Restrictions tab located above for more information. And be sure to utilize WaterMyYard.org to see how much water your lawn actually requires in order to minimize your summer water bill.


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Gus Macker Deadline Approaching - Sign Up Now!

The deadline to register online for the Town of Fairview's Second Annual Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament is Monday August 22, 2016!

 
Click here for our latest press release about the Gus Macker tournament.
 
The tournament will be held in The Village at Fairview on September 10 and 11, 2016. The event will feature four person teams with three playing at a time. To help ensure everyone is competing in the appropriate bracket, teams will be grouped by a combination of gender, age, size and ability. The Town is on the lookout for teams and volunteers, visit our Gus Macker Information page for all the details or contact Shannon Craft with questions at scraft@fairviewtexas.org.


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Ten-Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP)

For the past several months, the Town Council and Staff have been working on a 10-year Capital Improvement Program or CIP, to help plan for improvements to the Town's future needs including infrastructure, buildings, technology and major equipment. Learn more about the CIP in this presentation recently given before the Council.


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Town of Fairview Election Information

Access Town election information and 2016 election results.


 

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DART Offering Demand Responsive Service in Fairview

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. Learn more about DART Collin County Demand Service on our Fact Sheet.


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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 Parks and Recreation Advisory Board as well as the Special Events Committee.

To apply to serve, 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.



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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 Preparednesswas written by FEMA and designed. Click here to learn more.

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

Notifications

Notifications

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

Part-Time Fire Fighter: Fairview Fire Rescue is requesting that anyone meeting the requirements that is interested in working as a part-time fire fighter submit an application, personal history statement, and any other pertinent paperwork to Human Resources by Friday, July 22, 2016 at 4:30 pm.

Learn More About the Part-time Fire Fighter Position & Apply Now


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