Council ponders long-term vision for Main St.

June 18, 2019 Forney City Council met to honor fire-fighters, donate funds to non-profits, view plans to extend downtown, make plans for two new events

P&Z is pitched a new development near Lovers & 740

June 06, 2019 Forney Planning & Zoning considered Caliber Collision, Forney Fence addition, heard proposal for new development across from Bluffview, NE of Lovers and FM 740.

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Forney EDC Sep. 11 2014

Forney EDC holds 2 executive sessions, approves lease extensions for Groovy's and Zanatas.

Forney City Council Jan. 7 meeting approves C.U.P. for private club

During its regular meeting on Jan. 7 the Forney City Council approved a C.U.P. for a private club at 215 S. Bois D'Arc

Forney EDC Mar. 12 2015 goes paperless, continues with Crumbzz

The FEDC approved moving forward with paperless agendas, and to continue negotiations to extend the Crumbzz lease agreement.

Blood Drive coming to Forney

Aug. 10, 2016 at 425 Pinson (Edward Jones) from 10 - 4, signup here.

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FISD in near-lockdown mode for all campuses

The Forney Independent School District has stated: "All Forney ISD schools are currently in Soft Shelter in Place due to the incident at the Kaufman County Courthouse on Thursday morning, Jan. 31. Students will attend classes as scheduled. Students will not be permitted outside and visitors will not be allowed in the building."
So the schools are not quite in lockdown mode, but close.

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Forney Park Board Jan. 21, 2015 decides against amphitheatre rentals

During it's regular meeting, the Park Board held a lengthy debate about renting out the amphitheatre, and moved to not allow private rentals.

July 2012 Primary Run-off Election Results

Unofficial results from Kaufman County & State of Texas

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Forney EDC Dec. 11, 2014 meeting - mostly executive re: Zanatas

The Forney EDC held its Dec. 11, 2014 meeting, which consisted of a comment and a closed executive session re: Zanatas.

Forney City Council June 17 2014 Approves Huddle House, incentive for Mama's Daughters, tables sign changes

Forney City Council June 17 meeting Approved a site plan for Huddle House, a CUP for consignment shop, rezoning a lot from SF-6 to GR, tabled changes to the sign ordinance, approved awnings up to 15' wide for outdoor dining, financial incetive for Mama's Daughters, proceeding with annexation of land, scheduling an update to water & sewer fees, and an awning at Crumbzz.

Forney EDC April 09, 2015 approves downtown renovation money, moves to buy land

The Forney EDC approved 2 downtown Renovation Incentives, moves to do something about a utility easement downtown, moves forward on preparing to purchase the surplus TxDOT property at FM548/FM688/US Hwy 80.

FM 548 RailRoad crossing is to be closed Jan 5, 9A - 5P

Union Pacific RR has announced they will close the RR crossing at FM 548 on Jan. 05 from 9A - 5P. You will have to detour on FM 741 to Holly Leaf, Chestnut, or FM 740.


Special FEDC Feb. 26, 2015 meeting: 215 Bois D'arc and Crumbzz

The board approved $232,811 for the finish-out of 215 S. Bois D’Arc (former future Zanatas location), and considers extending the lease for Crumbzz for five years.

Nov. 6 City Council revisits quiet zones, does a refi, picks a flag design

The Nov. 6 City Council revisited quiet zone options; refinanced bonds to save money; approved certificates of obligation for Mulberry Park; adopted a special events policy including a Spellman Ampitheater addendum; selected a new flag design.

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