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The City's official newsletter, Fairview Point, is published monthly and contains valuable information for residents and businesses within the community. The Fairview Point is mailed to all City residents either as an insert with utility bills or directly, as well as, being posted electronically on this website.

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Fairview Point  -  January 2022

Please Join Us for a Virtual Community Reception

6:00 PM, Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Meet the Finalist Candidates for the Fairview City Manager position.  

To register: Send your name and email to Emily Rehder at Jensen Strategies (emily@jensenstrategies.com) no later than Monday, Jan. 3rd at noon. You will receive a confirmation of your registration and with instructions upon RSVP.

Utility Rate Increases Effective with March Billing

Utility rates are reviewed biennially to ensure adequate funding for maintenance and improvements of the utility systems.  The last review was deferred due to the COVID pandemic.  The last  water rate increase was in 2016 and the last storm water rate increase was in 2018.

After careful consideration, the Fairview City Council determined a rate adjustment to the City’s water (4%) and stormheavy-rain-g986ec3920_1920 water (9%), to take effect on  March 1, 2022 and March 1, 2023, is essential to ensure adequate funding for these critical systems.  

Effective with the March 2022 billing, the overall increase for a typical residential customer will be 2.79% or $2.51 per month. Effective with the March 2023 billing, the overall increase will be 2.87% or $2.66 per month for the typical residential customer.

If you would like additional information, please contact the City Finance Department at 503-665-7929.

City Council is Looking for Committee Volunteers

Applications are still being accepted for the open positions below. Committee descriptions are available at the Volunteer Opportunities tab at fairvieworegon.gov. If you are interested in volunteering for one of these committee positions please complete an online application at fairvieworegon.gov/CommitteeApplication. To request a printed application contact the City Recorder at 503-674-6224. 

Accepting applications for:  Volulnteers (JPG)

  • Budget Committee - 3 positions
  • Parks & Recreation - 2 positions  
  • Economic Development - 4 positions 
  • Community Engagement - 2 positions 

The deadline to submit applications for appointment consideration by the City Council is Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 5:00 PM. Budget Committee a candidates will be interviewed prior to appointment consideration. Please call 503-674-6224 with any questions or for additional information. 

Reynolds School District is seeking community members to join the District Budget Committee!

The goal of the Budget Committee is to present a budget that ensures the district is planning to spend money in a responsible way that meets district goals. The Budget Committee reviews the proposed budget, listens to public comments, and suggests revisions to the budget, if needed. The committee then recommends the budget to the School Board for approval. The Budget Committee has two open positions to be filled by March 2022. Applicants must live and be registered to vote in the district, and may not be a district employee. Learn more and apply at https://www.reynolds.k12.or.us/schoolboard/budget-committee

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