1. Community Development Block Grants


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Was Your Property Damaged By The Winter Storm?

Posted on March 2, 2021

Was Your Property Damaged By The Winter Storm? Due to the February 12, 2021 disaster declaration by Governor Abbott, certain properties within Denton County may qualify for a temporary exemption under Section 11.35 of the Texas Property Tax Code. One of the primary requirements for a “qualifying property” is that at least 15% of the...

Extreme cold weather expected to result in record electric use in ERCOT region

Posted on February 12, 2021

Consumers can stay current on grid conditions by downloading the ERCOT app and following ERCOT on Twitter AUSTIN, TX, Feb. 11, 2021 – The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) is expecting record electric use as a result of the extreme cold temperatures that have already reached much of the ERCOT region. “This statewide weather system is...

Texas Rent Relief Program

Posted on February 12, 2021

Texas Rent Relief Program Applications Open February 15th The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) announced the launch of the Texas Rent Relief Program, funded through approximately $1.3 billion received through the latest federal COVID-19 relief bill. TDHCA is using the funds to help Texans pay rent and utility bills, including those that are past...

National Weather Service Update – February 11, 2021

Posted on February 11, 2021

Bottom Line A prolonged and unprecedented winter weather event with significant to extreme impacts to travel and infrastructure will continue through the next several days. Overview Today (Thursday) For North Texas: Patchy light freezing rain and icing will continue this morning, but precipitation will end as drying occurs this afternoon. Temperatures will remain below freezing...
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It’s Good To Know What’s Going On! – February 3rd

Posted on February 3, 2021

Never a dull moment in New Fairview! As always, here is a bulleted executive summary of the newsletter, but please scroll down to read and learn more. Here is a link to the February 1st, 2021 City Council presentation and agenda packet for the meeting. Next week, the City Administrator will be holding an open house to update the...

LISC Rural Relief Small Business Grants Program – Application is Now Open

Posted on January 27, 2021

The next round of the Rural Relief Small Business Grants Program starts today and is open!  Please share with your small business owners! As part of our continuing commitment to elevate our impact in rural America, OneLISC is inviting small business owners in rural locations across the country to apply for the LISC-Lowe's Rural Relief...
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Posted on January 21, 2021

Mayor and City Council Election The City of New Fairview will hold a General  Election on May 1, 2021 for the purpose of electing a Mayor and two Council Members to Places 2 and 4 for a two-year term expiring May 2023. A Special Election will be held on May 1, 2021 for the purpose...

City of New Fairview 2021/2022 Tx CDBG Procurement

Posted on January 20, 2021

  PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE CITY OF NEW FAIRVIEW TEXAS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM   The City of New Fairview will hold a public hearing at 5:01 p.m. on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at New Fairview City Hall, 999 Illinois, New Fairview, Texas regarding the submission of an application to the Texas Department of Agriculture...

Burning the midnight oil in the January Council Meeting?

Posted on January 18, 2021

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...

City Administration Spotlight: Brooke Boller, Court and City Clerk

Posted on January 18, 2021

Since 2019, the City of New Fairview has benefited from the skills and competency of Ms. Brooke Boller, who currently serves as the Court and City Clerk. A transplant from Northwest Arkansas, Ms. Boller moved to the Justin area in 2018 with her mother and young son. Formerly a top recruiter for JB Hunt Transportation...

NCTCOG Regional Transportation Council- Public Input

Posted on January 11, 2021

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New Fairview’s Own Little Free Library

Posted on January 5, 2021

New Fairview’s Own Little Free Library In pandemic times as well as when the world is “normal,” reading is an invaluable part of a child’s development. Since 2009, Little Free Libraries have been providing access to books and encouraging a love of reading to children and adults all over the world. Proudly, the City of...

Streets, bonds, and financial impacts

Posted on December 29, 2020

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...
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It’s good to know what’s going on!

Posted on December 22, 2020

Christmas is just around the corner and hopefully you will find some time to read about what is happening around town. In the December 2020 City Council meeting a number of items were discussed and action taken, including: The City Council approved publication of a Notice of Intent to sell bonds to pay for the...

Notice of Intent

Posted on December 17, 2020

The Resident Deputy Program: Public Safety in New Fairview

Posted on December 16, 2020

Being a small city, New Fairview has many of the quaint luxuries of country living. In addition to other benefits, residents enjoy quiet communities and a relatively low rate of crime. These advantages to local life are thanks in part to the law enforcement officers who patrol the area. Sargent Alisa Scheps, Sargent Nathan Graves,...

East Wise Fire Rescue Opens New Station to Better Serve the Citizens of New Fairview

Posted on December 4, 2020

EWFR Station 1, located at 107 CR-4421 Rhome, Texas 76078 For many years, the City of New Fairview has benefitted from the work of volunteer firefighters serving with East Wise Fire Rescue (EWFR). Working out of the fire station at CR 4421 and FM 2264, these individuals sacrifice time and self to answer emergencies in...

City Spotlight: Monica Rodriguez, City Secretary

Posted on November 19, 2020

* The creation of content for the City of New Fairview website and social media pages is a collaborative effort between city administration and a local contractor. While all efforts are made to ensure the accuracy of the information presented, all parties regret that in the case of this article, final editing did not catch...

“Blessing Box” Offers Food and Necessities for Those in Need

Posted on November 4, 2020

Residents in the Hilltop area have a new source of pride. A “Blessing Box,” located at 268 Hilltop Trail, has been serving as a small local foodbank since its erection in September. As it turns out, the box has been both an individual and community effort. < After moving to New Fairview in 2018, Angela and...

Community Development Block Grants (CDBG)

Posted on November 3, 2020

The City of New Fairview is going to be completing an application for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), worth $350,000. These funds are provided through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to help provide decent housing and suitable living environments by expanding economic opportunities and are primarily focused on low-to-moderate-income families. The funds from the grant...
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