Data sourced directly through the City of Winnsboro's official website through Texas Open Records Act. Page under construction.  Data mined 12/27/2017; content subject to updates. Most city forms are not dated on the forms at this time.


City of Winnsboro ~ City Hall

What is this page? A condensed one-page version of most all the data on the city's website, reformatted for easier access and viewing, plus financial documents not listed on the city's website, obtained through public meetings and open records and previous website downloads.


PHONE:  903-342-3654

​Fax:        903-342-5708

501 South Main Street, Winnsboro, TX  75494

CITY HALL HOURS:  Monday – Friday,  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


AFTER HOURS WATER EMERGENCIES:  "Reminder: As always, after hour emergencies such as busted water pipes, etc., are to be directed to the Police Department at 903-342-3620" - City Facebook post 12/29/2017.


City Hall's Official Website

Website:  www.CityOfWinnsboro.org

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/City-of-Winnsboro-Texas-1035495136588115/


Winnsboro Police Department

7 days week/ 24 hours daily
903.342.3620  
Non Emergency Phone Number

EMERGENCIES:  CALL 9-1-1

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CITY NEWS & OPINION by C.G. Willis

Winnsboro Buying Property
Plans to Demolish Buildings


At the August 4, 2020 Tuesday’ evening’s Winnsboro Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting, one citizen stated they felt the city is trying to over regulate or buy private property to buy it up and demolish structures, “the City should not be on the real estate business.” 

That practice was generally denied by the City Administrator (CA) and P&Z members; however, sources verified late Wednesday night show current staff activities include signing contracts to buy and demolish downtown structures.

Winnsboro City Administrator Craig Lindholm, actually announced earlier that day in a public meeting that “one of the things, it’s public information, uh, we’ve signed a contract ...” on Monday August 3, 2020, “to buy the garage sale property, the brown building where they do all the furniture sales ...” (Billy Cason’s sales). “and the bait shop and the Italian restaurant behind it; we signed a contract yesterday.”

The CA continued, “and there is a party out of Dallas, a photographer,  that’s very interested in acquiring the bait shop to put in ... to re-do it. ...  and he wants to do it as a studio gallery.”

This was news to many businesses.


The CA added, “The city wants the rest the of the property and demolish the buildings (the furniture sales and restaurant) to create parking lot for downtown businesses .... and the events that we’ll be having on Market Street.  We’re gonna walk the walk.”

Local real estate investor Jerrel “Jerry”  Oliver of Como is the recorded property owner.  On the Wood County Appraisal District’s website, the following details are provided for the three properties.

The old skating rink brown building with furniture sales building at 213 E. Broadway, with an appraisal district value of $57,390  ($30,000 building and $27,390 land), at .1655 of an acre at LOT 6,7, PT 8 BLK 4, using WCAD Property ID #39265.

The old bait shop at the northeast corner of 219 E Broadway at Walnut with an appraisal district value of $39,990 ($24,000 building and $15,990 land), LOT 8 THRU 10 PTS BLK 4 .0966 (acre); using WCAD Property ID #39266.

The old Italian restaurant structure at 203 N. Walnut, with an appraisal district value of $40,990 ($25,000 building and $15,990 land), LOT 8 THRU 10 PTS BLK 4 PTS .0966 (acre); using WCAD Property ID #39267.

The contract amount is currently undisclosed. 

The announcement came as a surprise to some city officials and some citizens, as it appears the action has not been approved by City Council in a recent meeting. 

It is not known if the City of Winnsboro is buying the property directly, or the separate company of the Winnsboro Economic Development Corporation is using their funds to make the purchase, which would require City Council approval of all WEDC projects by state local government code (law).  For the city to take possession of the property once purchased, if by the WEDC, the WEDC would need to sell it or gift it to the city of Winnsboro in a separate actionable agenda item.

Stay tuned for more info as it is verified.


Wood County Appraisal District, source of property details https://esearch.woodcad.net/

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CITY FACEBOOK SITES

 
City Hall Facebook Page 
https://www.facebook.com/City-of-Winnsboro-Texas-1035495136588115/

City of Winnsboro Police Facebook Page
https://www.facebook.com/winnsborotxpolice/

City of Winnsboro Gilbraith Library Facebook Page
https://www.facebook.com/Gilbreath-Memorial-Library-120079494669714/
Library Website:  http://winnsboro.ploud.net/

City of Winnsboro Main Street Program Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/WinnsboroTexas/

City of Winnsboro Animal Shelter Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/WinnsboroAS/

City of Winnsboro Volunteer Fire Dept. Facebook Page
https://www.facebook.com/Winnsboro-Fire-Dept-289052187788625/

Winnsboro Farmer's Market
http://www.winnsborofarmersmarket.com/

City Code of Ordinances 
http://z2codes.franklinlegal.net/franklin/Z2Browser2.html?showset=winnsboroset

​​ANIMAL CONTROL
Mon - Fri ​8:00am -   4:00pm
​​Located on Hope Lane
Phone: ​903-440-2743
Phone:  903-335-0595


GILBRAITH MEMORIAL LIBRARY

Tuesday – Friday:  8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
916 N. Main St.
903-342-6866
Website:  
http://winnsboro.ploud.net/
Facebook:  
https://www.facebook.com/Gilbreath-Memorial-Library-120079494669714/ 


AIRPORT

Winnsboro Frank M. White Memorial Airport
(Texas)  F51  Foxtrot Five One
 - Click Here.

200 Airport Rd. Winnsboro, TX  75494
[city reports it is] Off County Road 4608, Winnsboro, TX
​Hangar or Rental Car info sourced by WinnsboroTexas.org

AirNav official FAA Airport Info

Airport Details, Call Letters, Fuel, click here.

Current Flights NEAR Winnsboro Airport (Flight Aware)
​903.335.0836


MUNICIPAL COURT

​Online Ticket Payments (click here).

​https://www.trafficpayment.com/default.aspx

Presiding Judge:  Cindy Weems

Phone: 903-342-6043

​Fax: 903-342-2042

Hours: Monday – Friday: 

8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Court Times:  Every Thursday 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 pm.

 

PARKS & RECREATION

Facility Rentals – contact City Hall main phone

903-342-3654


PARKS & RECREATION LISTS

The city has 6 parks with varied amenities.


Winnsboro City Park

900 Wheeler Drive

RV Pad and campsites by reservation

Park RV Pad Rentals and Campsite Rentals
At Winnsboro City Park – 900 Wheeler Drive.
Daily Rate: $28 per RV pad
Group Rate: $25 per pad for 10 or more consecutive spacerentals
For RV Pad Rentals & Campsite Rentals RESERVATIONS,
Contact Police Dept. at the non-emergency 903-342-3620
City website reads “Or email a request [for] a call back to set up a rental”  “Email for Reservation Request”
No email address provided, just USE THE
"contact us form" page. http://cityofwinnsboro.org/contact.html



Public Swimming Pool

City Civic Center Auditorium – reservations available

City Park grounds – for Trades Days, Flea Markets, Swap meets, Ag events

Jack Cross Pavillion – reservations available

Playground & Playground equipment

CONTACT STACY FINLEY AT 

903-342-3654


CITY FACILITIES RENTAL RATES:

As posted 12/27/2017; subject to change. Contact city hall.


Civic Center – 900 Wheeler Drive.

$250 Daily Rental / $500 Deposit


Depot Conference Room – 100 Broadway @ Main

$200 Daily Rental / $250 Deposit


Jack Cross Agriculture Pavilion

$100 Daily Rental / $150 Deposit


City Pool – contact city hall

 

Large events on city property:

including block parties, festivals, fairs, carnivals,  etc.

$500 Deposit

 

TxDOT Public Road Closure Request

City Hall Admnistrative Processing Fee $50


CITY OF WINNSBORO MAIN STREET PROGRAM

100 E. Broadway

The Depot at Broadway and Main (Hwy 11 & Hwy 37)

903-335-1410


WATER DEPT.

903-364-3654

PAY WATER BILL ONLINE

https://app2.teleasy.com/winnsborowebportal/webportal/ 



CUSTOMER FORMS

WATER DEPT. CUSTOMER FORMS
(Links as of 12/27/2017; form are not dated for editions)

New Service Application
http://cityofwinnsboro.org/uploads/1/1/2/6/112615665/form_-_utility_-_new_services.pdf

Automatic Payment Request

http://cityofwinnsboro.org/uploads/1/1/2/6/112615665/form_-_utility_-_bank_draft.pdf

Temporary Service Form
http://cityofwinnsboro.org/uploads/1/1/2/6/112615665/form_-_utility_-_temp_services.pdf

Service Transfer Form
http://cityofwinnsboro.org/uploads/1/1/2/6/112615665/form_-_utility_-_transfer_services.pdf

Service Disconnection Form
http://cityofwinnsboro.org/uploads/1/1/2/6/112615665/form_-_utility_-_disconnect_services.pdf

Change of Address
http://cityofwinnsboro.org/uploads/1/1/2/6/112615665/form_-_utility_-_change_of_address_form.pdf

Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC Registration
http://cityofwinnsboro.org/uploads/1/1/2/6/112615665/form_-_utility_-_license_registrations.pdf

Late Fee Exemption Request
http://cityofwinnsboro.org/uploads/1/1/2/6/112615665/form_-_utility_-_late_fee_exemption_application.pdf





WATER QUALITY REPORTS

SEARCH THE TCEQ FOR DRINKING WATER REPORTS, TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY, HERE

https://dww2.tceq.texas.gov/DWW/



http://cityofwinnsboro.org/water-quality-reports.html
2019


2018


2017 NOT AVAILABLE ON CITY SITE


http://cityofwinnsboro.org/uploads/1/1/2/6/112615665/2016-annual-water-quality-report---ccr.pdf
2015
http://cityofwinnsboro.org/uploads/1/1/2/6/112615665/2015ccr.pdf

2014
http://cityofwinnsboro.org/uploads/1/1/2/6/112615665/2014ccr.pdf

2013
http://cityofwinnsboro.org/uploads/1/1/2/6/112615665/2013ccr.pdf

2012
http://cityofwinnsboro.org/uploads/1/1/2/6/112615665/2012.pdf

2011   posted as sourced by WTX

2010  posted as sourced by WTX




STATE OF TEXAS - TEXAS COMMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (TCEQ)

WATER REPORTS ON WINNSBORO:  CLICK HERE.


MAINTENANCE DEPT.

Contact city hall at 903-364-3654
“See updates here” http://cityofwinnsboro.org/maintenance-department.html
(Projects are not dated in the reports or images yet reflect work of the maintenance department of the city).


PLANNING & ZONING

Please contact City Hall for P & Z questions.

ZONING MAP – 1998 (outdated; see City Hall for updates)

 


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CONTACT INFO

CITY COUNCIL ELECTED MEMBERS

Aldermanic Type A General Law City

Mayor Camron Wilcox

cwilcox@winnsborotexas.com ​
Routine Conflict of Interest Questionnaire form filed by Councilmember Randy Parrish

Council member / Mayor Pro-Tem Brenda Shirley: bshirley@winnsborotexas.com  ​​

Council member Jim Hollowell:  
JHollowell@winnsborotexas.com


Council member Michael Jaynes: 

mjaynes@winnsborotexas.com​
Conflict of Interest Questionnaire form on Councilmember Michael Jaynes is not present on the city's website as of 12/27/2017.

Council member Joan Morris:  

jmorris@winnsborotexas.com​

Council member Cris Columbus

FREE NEWS SERVICE & COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Wood County, & Other Areas of the Piney Woods  Forest Trails Country Great Useful Info, News, Events Human Interest Stories   

THE TRUE ONLINE GUIDE.         BLESSED COMMUNITIES.       TREASURED HERITAGE.       BOUNDING IN SHOPPING , DINING & PLAYING.        HOME OF AUTUMN TRAILS, AZALEAS & DOGWOODS.

​​​Proposed FY2019-20 Budget

The Proposed Budget


Fiscal Year 2013  (FY13)  10/1/2012 - 9/30-2013 posted by WTX
Fiscal Year 2014  (FY14)  10/1/2013 - 9/30-2014
Fiscal Year 2015  (FY15)  10/1/2014 - 9/30-2015
Fiscal Year 2016  (FY16)  10/1/2015 - 9/30-2016 

Fiscal Year 2017  (FY17)  10/1/2015 - 9/30/2017



City AUDITS

Fiscal Year 2013  (FY)  10/1/2012 - 9/30-2013

Fiscal Year 2014  (FY)  10/1/2013 - 9/30-2014

Fiscal Year 2015  (FY)  10/1/2014 - 9/30-2015

Fiscal Year 2016  (FY)  10/1/2015 - 9/30-2016 



The following files are presented courtesy of Winnsborotexas.org, from previous City of Winnsboro website postings or open records.


BUDGET GOALS FOR THE CITY OF WINNSBORO

& SALES TAX HISTORY THROUGH MID 2014, CLICK HERE.


AUDIT REPORTS - CITY OF WINNSBORO FISCAL YEAR END

(FY12)  10/1/2011 - 9/30-2012 posted by WTX

(FY11)  10/1/2010 - 9/30-2011 posted by WTX
(FY10)  10/1/2009 - 9/30-2010 posted by WTX
(FY09)  10/1/2008 - 9/30-2009 posted by WTX

(FY08)  10/1/2007 - 9/30-2008  posted by WTX

(FY07)  10/1/2006 - 9/30-2007  posted by WTX

(FY06)  10/1/2005 - 9/30-2006  posted by WTX



AGENDAS & MINUTES - Prior Years (Coming Soon)