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City of Winnsboro TX
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Emergency Services and City Departments

Call 911 or
Police/ Fire - 903-342-3620


City Hall (left photo) is located at 501 S. Main St. and houses the City administrative staff, the municipal court, the police department and the fire department.
903-342-3654.

Extensions:
2107 - City Administrator
2103 - City Secretary
2109 - Accounting
2105 - Utilities Billing
2106 - Code Enforcement

Business hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Winnsboro Economic Development Corp.
100 E. Broadway in The Depot
phone: 903-342-6175
cell: 903-850-1661
WEDC@winnsborotexas.com
The Winnsboro Chamber of Commerce offices and Visitor Center (right photo) is also located in the renovated, historic Depot.

Main Street Program
City of Winnsboro
501 S. Main St.
903-342-3654
dmiranda@winnsborotexas.com

The Winnsboro Chamber of Commerce is located
at the Depot. The Visitor Center is open
Mon-Fri during business hours and Sat. mornings.
100 E Broadway
Winnsboro, TX 75494
903-342-3666
www.winnsboro.com

Form of Government
The City of Winnsboro is a Type A general-law municipality. The Administration is responsible for the overall operation of the City and implementing the policies established by the Mayor and the City Council.

The six-member at-large Council serves two-year terms with annual elections being held on the first Saturday in May as provided by Chapter 41 of the Election Code. To be eligible for the position of mayor, a person must be a registered voter and must have resided within the municipal limits for at least 12 months preceding the Election Day. 

To be eligible for the office of council member, a person must be a registered voter and must reside within the City for a period of six (6) months.

City Council meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 5:00 pm.  Agendas are posted in the glass encased bulletin board on the south side of the building on the Friday prior to the meeting. All meetings are open to the public. Residents are encouraged to participate.

City Ordinances are located here.


Emergency Services

911 or 903-342-3620 for fire or police

Police Department

The City of Winnsboro Police Department consists of eight certified peace officers, four communications operators and one animal control officer. The department’s fleet includes five marked units, one unmarked and a utility truck utilized by the animal control officer. The Winnsboro Police Department is a community oriented department that focuses on the communities ideas and needs.
501 South Main Street 
9-1-1 Available

The Winnsboro Fire Department
serves the citizens of Winnsboro and the surrounding area.  We have a primary response area of 125 square miles which includes portions of Wood, Franklin, and Hopkins Counties.  The Department was established in 1913 and the first new fire truck was purchased in 1915 at a cost of $3500.00 from Dallas Truck and Body Works.
Direct line - 903-342-5001

Tommy Carden currently serves as the Fire Chief, with a department consisting of 32 members.

10 - Certified firefighters through the Texas Commission on Fire Protection
  8 - Certified EMT-Basic through the Texas Department of Health
  2 - Certified EMT-Intermediate through the Texas Department of Health
  1 - Certified EMT-Paramedic through the Texas Department of Health
  9 - Certified SCUBA divers

Services provided by the Winnsboro Fire Department include fire suppression, search and rescue, vehicle extrication, water rescue and recovery, and public fire safety education.

Our department currently operates 3 pumper trucks, 2 brush trucks, 1 tanker truck and a dozer unit for forest and wild land firefighting.

The Fire Station is located at 501 South Main in Winnsboro, Texas.  Our non-emergency phone number is 903-342-5001.  For emergency calls please dial 911 or call 903-342-3620. 

Champion EMS
(Ambulance)
903-342-3284

Animal Control

Ruben Purcell, ACO
903-342-3400
Dog and Cat License
The fee for licenses is $5.
Dogs and cats must show proof that rabies shots are current.

Redeeming Impounded Dogs or Cats
Owners can get their impounded pets for $15.

The Municipal Court is located in City Hall.


Honorable Karen Newsom presides.
Phone and Fax Numbers:
Court Office
(903) 342-6033
Court Fax
(903) 342-2042

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday
8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Excluding City Holidays:
New Years Day
Martin Luther King Day
Presidents Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Fourth of July
Labor Day
President’s Day
Columbus Day
Thanksgiving Day
Friday following Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

Judge's Walk-in Hours:
8:00 A.M. until 12:00A.M.
1:00 P.M. until 4:30 P.M.
You do not need an appointment to see the Judge; however in order to not be inconvenienced please call the court office at (903) 342-6033to confirm the availability of the judge at the time you wish to make your appearance.

A telephone call DOES NOT constitute an appearance. Continuances ARE NOT granted by telephone.

Municipal Airport


Winnsboro Municipal Airport is located in the northeast area of Wood County, approximately 1.8 miles southeast of the intersection of State Highway 11 and State Highway 37, in downtown Winnsboro.  It is located between FM Highway 852, FM Highway 3530 and Wood County Road 4608. 

From downtown Winnsboro, the airport is accessed by traveling south on State Highway 37, then southeast on FM Highway 852, then south on FM Highway 3530, to the entrance.  The airport is situated on 33.79 acres of land.  In addition the City has acquired an 8.37 acre aviation easement along the eastern side of the airport property. 

Recently the City purchased 99.273 acres south of the existing airport property.  In 1971, the City enacted an airport height hazard zoning ordinance which includes a 20:1 approach slope surface to each runway. 

The airport elevation is 513 feet above sea level.  Winnsboro Municipal Airport is classified a General Utility airport.  The airport includes a lighted,  3,202 foot by 50 foot runway, connecting taxiway, aircraft parking apron,
wind cone and segmented circle.  There are 7 unit “t-hangers”, with a pilot’s lounge at the north end complete with restroom. 

In 1994, the City installed new fueling facilities on the north side of the aircraft parking apron.  A full length parallel taxiway is located along the west side of Runway 19.  The west side of the north 790 feet of the parallel taxiway is contiguous with the aircraft parking apron.  There is a Airport Master Plan for future improvements.

ATTENTION ALL PILOTS
For Police, Emergencies Dial 30. All other calls must be made on the pay phone provided for your convenience.
FAA Flight Service Weather Brief 1-800-992-7433
FAA Notams 1-800-722-6209
FAA Clearance Delivery 1-800-722-6208

Have a Pleasant Stay in Winnsboro
And a Safe Flight Back Home

Auditorium and Pavillion Rental

The City Auditorium is available to groups for rental. Please call City Hall for rental pricing and other details.

Water & Sewer Service

To apply for new water service, please visit City Hall.

Garbage Collection - Residential
Waste Management 1-800-828-8434
Broadway Street and North..........Mon. and Thurs.
South of Broadway Street..........Tues. and Fri.
Limbs must be bundled, weigh less than 35 lbs., and less than 4' in length. Garbage must be in plastic bags at curbside by 7:30 A.M. on scheduled days.

Brush Disposal
City residents are allowed to dispose of brush and leaves on City-owned property on Tuesday and Thursday, from 7:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M.  You are required to get a permit at City Hall, at which time you will be given directions to the facility. No other garbage is allowed at this location, including garbage bags.

For Recycling Information, Call:
903-763-2123 or 903-850-4485

Automobile Registration


Wood County Sub Courthouse
1001 East Coke Road
Tues. and Fri. 8:30-3:45
1-903-342-3325

Franklin County Sub Station
1009 North Main Street
3rd Wednesday each month
9:00-2:00

Utilities
 
Electricity
Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO)
Customer Service
Billing
Outage
1-888-216-3523
1-888-216-3490
1-888-218-3919
Gas Service

Reliant Energy Company/Center Point Energy
116 Wiggly St., Mineola
1-800-376-9663

Local Telephone Service

Verizon
Residential
Business
1-800-483-4400
1-800-483-5400

Cable Service
Suddenlink Communication
816 West Coke Road
1-903-342-6080
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