Council holds public hearing on budget with tax rate decrease

Aug. 20, 2019 Forney City Council holds Budget/Tax hearings, hears about HOT funds changes, considers Lakewood Trails, Hall of Honor, city library, dog park, limited annexation of 34 acres.

FISD approves lower tax rate, gives Legacy Award

July 29, 2019 Forney ISD Board met to discuss student achievement, recognize Cheryl Mason and Skeet & Leah Phillips, approve lower tax rate, work some real estate, hire more staff.

Latest News and Events

City Council approached by resident about sewage

Feb. 19, 2019 Council heard from a resident with sewage issues, considered Platinum Collision and Eagle Ridge Yet Again, went home early when Mayor stated they would not hold posted executive session.

FEDC looking for more stores

Feb. 13, 2019 Forney EDC considered a local business grant, made plans to hunt large retailers.

P&Z considers appeal for 306 S. Center

Feb. 07, 2019 P&Z hears appeal for 306 S. Center, considers Golden Chick, Platinum Collision, Eagle Ridge Yet Again.

Council plans to annex another 350 acres

Feb. 05, 2019 City Council considers annexing more land, frowns on 18-wheeler parking, terminates FISD agreement.

FISD - moving time soon.

Feb. 04, 2019 FISD considered lawsuit, Flippen Group, held TAPR hearing, got ready to move.

Council gets road update, ponders retail PD

Jan. 22, 2019 City Council heard Thoroughfare update, considered retail PD on 548 N. of Grayhawk.

FEDC continues Beaver recovery

Jan. 17, 2019 FEDC considers more repairs from damage by previous occupants of beaver dam.

Parks Board again considers Eagle Ridge Ph. 4

Jan. 16, 2019 Parks Board heard another pitch for Eagle Ridge Ph 4 park land, debated requirements for Facilities Use Agreements.

FISD looks at remaining 2006 bonds

Jan. 14, 2019 FISD honors Keith Bell, considers donated land, selling remaining 2006 bonds, keeping Dr. Terry around.

Council considers NYE, +1,720 new homes

Jan. 08, 2019 City Council pondered adding New Year Eve events, debated allowing 1,720 new homes in Whaley Farms.

P&Z again considers retail center on 548

Jan. 03, 2019 P&Z again considered retail shopping center N. of Grayhawk, and Victorian Village.

FEDC approves parking lot grant

Dec. 12, 2018 FEDC approved grant for parking lot renovation, and a no-interest loan.

HOZ ARB considers 306 Center

Dec. 10, 2018 HOZ ARB meeting held a lively discussion about proposed changes to 306 S. Center home.

P&Z considers 1,700 more homes

P&Z Dec. 06, 2018 gets schooled, considers new developments with 1,700+ homes.

Council considers TIRZ % and Portable buildings

On Dec. 04, 2018, the Forney City Council debated TIF/TIRZ participation rate, & moving portables into city.

FISD prepares to expand

FISD regular Dec. 03, 2018 meeting approved zone changes, buying $2 million of Chromebooks, buying land.

Council Again considers Lover's Landing

During its regular Nov. 20, 2018 meeting, the Forney City Council met and in summary:


  • Small Business Saturday Proclamation
  • Forney Firefighters Combat Challenge Team Proclamation -
    Chief Townsend showed a combat challenge video.

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FISD hears public input re: zone mod's

During a special Nov. 15 meeting the FISD board heard from Brookville residents who are displeased with rezone proposal.

Parks Board looks at future plans

Nov. 14, 2018 Parks Board discussed future parks designs, debated Use Agreement, heard from Girl Scouts.

P&Z debates strip center, portable building request

P&Z Nov. 8, 2018 denied new strip center zoning, approved changes for older homes & RaceTrac, denied portable building request.

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