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Category: Operational Update

THE BIG ISSUES

THE BIG ISSUES There have been numerous rumors and accusations flying around the community. Many of these rumors have found there way onto public and private Facebook pages that many of the residents follow as well as through the grapevine. These rumors include financial fraud, immoral behavior and other illegal activities occurring at City Hall. … Continued

August 6, 2021, It’s good to know what’s going on!

    It’s good to know what’s going on! The budget and the property tax rate adoption is right around the corner. There is a public hearing on the budget and property tax rate in the next Council Meeting, August 16, 2021, starting at 7:00 pm in the City Hall. You can learn more about … Continued

It’s good to know what’s going on!

Please take a few minutes to read about the city streets improvement program, our recently completed citizen satisfaction survey, and next year’s budget. THE BIG ISSUES STREETS IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM This has been a longtime in the works and to many appears as if nothing is happening. Please be assured that this is not the case. … Continued

It’s good to know what’s going on

It’s good to know what’s going on! Summer is just around the corner, along with the heat. Here is some info to help you stay up-to-date and cool. Cool Updates! The city council has unanimously adopted the Land Use Assumption Plan and the Capital Improvement Plan, allowing the city to begin assessing a Transportation Impact … Continued

Operational Update May 2021

It’s good to know what’s going on! It’s hard to believe that we are already in May and things are heating up around the City. Please take a few minutes to see what is happening in our neck of the woods. The May election results have been certified by the Wise County Election office and … Continued

Operational Update April 2021

It’s good to know what’s going on! You will have seen several of the section below, but we want to make sure that everyone is aware of important dates and activities that are quickly approaching. Please take a few minutes to read through and if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out … Continued

Burning the midnight oil in the January Council Meeting?

It’s good to know what’s going on! The January 11th City Council meeting was packed with substantive issues, leading to much discussion and a late night. Please take a moment to thank your Council members for the time they donate to make our City a better place to live, work, and play! Here is a … Continued

Streets, bonds, and financial impacts

Streets, bonds, and financial impacts On December 28th, 2020, the City Council held a Special Meeting to discuss and amend the previously adopted financial policies to include a provision regarding a minimum reserve or savings in the city’s general fund of 25% of the general fund’s annual operating expenditures. This is a best practice for … Continued

Operational Update September 10, 2020

Keeping you informed… It has been a couple weeks since I last updated you on what is happening in New Fairview. I know how much I hate my inbox to fill up with the “same old stuff”. Having said that, I will try to be judicious in my communication, so that when you open them, … Continued

Operational Update August 25, 2020

  Keeping you informed… The City Council held a special meeting Monday, August 24th, to discuss several substantive issues facing the City of New Fairview, including the FY 2020-2021 budget, road repair and construction, impact fees, and reviewing options to improve management and control of critical infrastructure. I will go into detail about each of … Continued

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