Bond Election for Municipal Complex called by Council

The Town Council has called a bond election to be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. The purpose of the election is for the construction of a municipal complex in the general location of the existing Fire Station 1 on State Highway 5. The municipal complex would also include Fire Administration, Public Works as well as a joint Emergency Operations Center (EOC), public meeting and training space. The maximum amount of bonds to be issued is $25.5 million.

Find information regarding the four proposed facilities, dates of Town Halls and Fire Station #1 Open Houses, the financial impact of the project as well as FAQs on the Bond website, fairviewtexas.org/bondelection.


RFPs Bank Depository Services

Fairview will accept sealed proposals for Bank Depository Services until 2 p.m. (CST), on Friday, September 29, 2017. The Town Council, as the governing body for the Town of Fairview, is scheduled to consider and possibly approve a contract for bank depository services at its regular meeting on November 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers. Proposals received after 9/29 at 2 p.m. will not be considered. Fairview does not have its own U.S. Post Office and shares the “75069” zipcode with McKinney, Texas; therefore, it is important that adequate mailing time is provided to accommodate any potential delays in delivery. View a complete copy of the Request for Proposal - for Bank Depository Services.


Tax Rate & Budget Adopted

At the Tuesday, September 5, 2017 Town Council meeting, the Council approved the 2017-18 town budget as well as ratifying the 2017-18 ad valorem tax rate, which remains at $0.359999 per $100 of assessed property valuation.

TOWN OF FAIRVIEW ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR’S TAX RATE.

THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 8.00 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $3.55.


Fairview Town Center Construction

Over the next several months, Fairview Town Center will be undergoing renovations as the new owner, Lincoln Property Co., begins a redevelopment of the Center. There will be street closures and changes in traffic patterns during this time. View the traffic management map to help you navigate the mall.


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.


Fairview Named Fourth Safest City in Texas

The National Council for Home Safety and Security announced their annual Safest Cities in Texas Report for 2017. On this list, Fairview ranked fourth out of the nearly 1,000 cities and towns found in the State of Texas.

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McKinney National Airport Master Plan

The McKinney National Airport is currently working on updating their Airport Master Plan and Airport Layout Plan regarding future development of the airport over the next 20 years. View Councilmember Hendricks' presentations regarding the McKinney Airport Advisory Committee made at the February 7, April 4 and the August 1 council meetings. View the McKinney National Airport's presentation, the Chapters of the Master Plan guide or mckinney.airportstudy.com for even more information.


Town Election Results

As all of the Town’s candidates for Mayor and Town Council in 2017 were unopposed, the Town Council was able to cancel the Town’s regular May election. All the unopposed candidates were declared elected to their new office effective May 6, 2017 (Texas general election day). Access more detailed Town Election information or the Collin County Wide Election Results.


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" tabFor 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.

Part-time Fire Fighter

Fairview Fire Rescue is requesting that anyone meeting the requirements listed below 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, March 10, 2017. Rate of pay is $16.50 per hour with no benefits (paid time off, group insurance, retirement, etc.) Incomplete applications will not be accepted or processed. The open positions require a set schedule typically once per week for 12 hours or 24 hours twice per month

Learn More About the Firefighter Position & Apply Now


Part Time - Accounting Technician

An Accounting Technician is responsible for, under general supervision, accurately processes accounts payable by receiving, distributing, verifying, and timely paying invoices; maintains spreadsheets, vendor files and W-9 records; processes refunds and jury checks; assists with processing 1099’s, credit applications, sales tax exemption forms, and unclaimed property processing; and performs other related duties.

 

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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.

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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.

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