Director Election Ballot Results
It was a close race! Jon Cocks will fill the HOA Board open Director position. Thank you to everyone who voted.
 
 
 
Our community website was developed to serve as an informative resource for both our neighborhood and our local community. Please feel free to contact us with your comments and suggestions.
Upcoming Events
Early Voting Begins Tuesday, October 13th
 
Bulk Trash Pickup is the week of October 18th
Bulk trash may only be placed street side beginning Friday, October 16th after 5pm and before 7am Monday, October 18th.  In consideration of your neighbors and to avoid a fine from the town, please keep your brush and bulk trash out of sight until then.  For Bulk Waste code violations, contact Code Enforcement Officer Robert White at rwhite@fairviewtexas.org or call 972-886-4223.  
 
Book Club
The next Oakwood Book Club will meet at 7:00 pm, November 11, 2020 at the home of Lynda Moneta. Amy will lead the discussion of The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah. Contact Jerrice Pratt, 432-559-9720, jerrice.pratt@gmail.com with questions.
Coffee and Lunch Bunch
The monthly Oakwood lunch and coffee are canceled due to COVID until further notice.
 
Book Club Documents

The next Oakwood Book Club will meet at 7:00 pm, November 11, 2020 at the home of Lynda Moneta. Amy will lead the discussion of The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah. Contact Jerrice Pratt, 432-559-9720, jerrice.pratt@gmail.com with questions.

 

2020 Book Club Selections

Past Selections and Books Not Chosen YTD

 

Please contact Jerrice Pratt - jerrice.pratt@gmail.com for more information.

Town of Fairview News
Town Council Meeting
At the September 1st meeting the Town Council approved the 2021 Town Budget. The budget was passed with NO Fairview Tax Rate increase for next year. The 2021 budget fully funds the police and fire departments as well as public works. It was also revealed that another ambulance was ordered and will be paid for from federal CARES Act monies given to the Town. On September 17, 2020, after lengthy discussion, the Town Council unanimously approved the budgets for the Economic Development Corporation and the Community Development Corporation.
The next monthly Town Council meeting is on Tuesday, October 6th. Register online on the Town’s website to view these meetings remotely.
 
Fairview Drainage Meetings
The HOA is monitoring the Town Council discussions on significant drainage issues throughout Fairview including Oakwood.  The latest meeting was held on September 29th.  The meeting covered sub-surface water  and erosion on Sloan Creek.  The meeting on October 13th will cover suggestions to ordinance changes.  Any new ordinance could add additional requirements and costs to outside construction projects including building sheds, sport courts, or other projects.
 
Suddenlink Outages
Mayor Lessner recently stated: “We are going to start tracking internet outages....building documentation for some sort of future action with the state and FCC. After you contact the provider about the outage, please drop an email to awilbourn@fairviewtexas.org. Adam isn't going to fix or track your problem, he just needs documentation that there was an outage. Please include your address in the email.” You should also contact state representative Candy Noble and State Senator Angela Paxton, through their websites. State Rep Candy Noble has stated that she is working with Mayor Lessner to reach a resolution with Suddenlink regarding the frequent Internet, TV, and phone outages in Fairview. It has been recommended that residents send letters to Altice, the parent company of Suddenlink. Report your grievances to: Dexter Goei, CEO Altice USA 1 Court Square West Long Island City Ny 11101. Town Council intends to hold monthly workshops to explore how the Town may improve Internet service throughout the Town Take the time to speak up to let Town Council know about how outages impact you and your Suddenlink customer service experience.
 
Golf Cart Ordinance:
The golf cart ordinance that was scheduled for discussion at the August Town Council meeting was tabled to a later date.  Please direct any comments about the ordinance to  Town Council members.  Emails can be found at the end of this newsletter.  The current ordinance follows.  The current ordinance follows:
Division 4. Golf Carts and Undersized Motor Vehicles in Public Areas   and
Sec. 12.02.095     Prohibition against operating golf carts and undersized motor vehicles in public parks and on public trails and sidewalks
Some of the current golf cart ordinance requirements include:
•       Requires a Town permit.
•       Drivers carry a license and proof of insurance. 
•       Golf carts must have lights front and back to be driven at night. 
•       Golf carts may not be driven in parks or on the Town’s trail system.
Please note that Fairview Police, not the HOA, enforce the golf cart and leash ordinances.
 
New Water Pumping Station
The new pumping station located on Country Club north of Stacy Road came online in September. Landscaping and security fencing still need to be completed. This pumping station brings the Town’s total pumping capacity to above 14M gallons per day. It also brings the water capacity in compliance with Texas requirements.
 
Noah’s Building to Reopen as Alora
Four years after opening Verona Villa in Frisco, owner Jason Young plans to expand his event venue offerings in Fairview with a new brand called Alora. The full-service event venue will be a joint venture between Verona Villa and Vestals Catering by Front Burner Experiences. That company is a division of Front Burner Group Dining, which operates restaurants such as Haywire, Mexican Sugar and Legacy Hall in Plano. 
 
Fairview Leash Law:
Pets must be leashed when off your property. Animal control services in Fairview are provided by Collin County.  Call 972-547-7292 or visit Collin County Animal Shelter for more information. Report animal abuse emergencies by calling 972-547-5700 or 911.
 
Town Permits:
Just about every home remodeling/repair project requires approval from the Town including Swimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs, Water Heaters, HVAC Equipment, Accessory Buildings, Lawn Irrigation Systems, Decks, and Patio Covers, etc.  For more information please contact Blake Scott at BScott@fairviewtexas.org.