** Director Election Ballot **
The HOA Board has one open Director position that needs to be voted on and filled.
George Samuel and Jon Cocks are running for the open director seat. Please click on the link below to view the bios and either fill in a name, or vote for George or Jon.
 
 
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
Book Club
Oakwood Book Club will meet at 7:00 pm, September 23, 2020 on the back patio at the home of Pat Rutherford. Melissa will lead the discussion of Apeirogon by Colum McCann. Contact Jerrice Pratt, 432-559-9720, jerrice.pratt@gmail.com with questions.
 
Bulk Trash Pickup is the week of September 20th
Bulk trash may only be placed street side beginning Friday, September 18th after 5pm and before 7am Monday, September 20th.  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.  
 
Coffee and Lunch Bunch
The monthly Oakwood lunch and coffee are canceled until further notice.
 
Book Club Documents

September 2020 Book Club:

Oakwood Book Club will meet at 7:00 pm, September 23, 2020 on the back patio at the home of Pat Rutherford. Melissa will lead the discussion of Apeirogon by Colum McCann. Contact Jerrice Pratt, 432-559-9720, jerrice.pratt@gmail.com with questions.

 

2020 Choices

Past Selections and Books Not Chosen YTD

 

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

Town of Fairview News
September 1st Town Council Meeting:
The Town Council will discuss Covid 19, the appearance and maintenance of Fairview Town Center and the 2021 Town Budget, among other topics at Tuesday’s meeting. Of note is that the 2021 Town Proposed Budget recommends no tax rate increase even though Covid 19 has caused declining sales tax revenue and increased overtime costs in the fire department. There will be a public hearing on the proposed 2021 budget at the September 1, 2020 Town Council meeting followed by a vote to approve the related ordinances on the 2021 budget. 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.  At the August 19th meeting no issues affecting Oakwood were discussed.  The discussion of ground water was tabled until the September meeting.  Town Staff is collecting the ideas and will draft a new ordinance once the drainage meetings are completed.  Any new ordinance could add additional requirements and costs to outside construction projects including building sheds, sport courts, or other projects.
The next drainage meeting is will be held in early September so watch the Town’s website. You can sign up to view, comment  and listen to the meeting online.
 
Mosquito Control:
It was reported at the August 4th Town Council Meeting that there were no positive West Nile mosquitos found in the 6 traps around the Town of Fairview including one in Oakwood.  Standing water on public land is treated weekly reducing the mosquito population.  The public is asked to remove or treat standing water on their property to reduce the mosquito population.
 
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.
 
Town Services:
 
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.