Council approves allowing fees for sports field use by associations

Dec. 03, 2019 Forney City Council met to consider sports associations Field Use Agreements, a logo in the street and appraisal district appointment.

FISD sees 20,000 students on horizon

Dec. 02, 2019 Forney ISD Board met for live recital and to recognize contest winners, receive 120th year resolution, hear demographer, TASB and planning updates,

Latest News and Events

Council considers several road upgrades

July 09, 2019 Forney City Council workshop meeting considers county-level road funding.

P&Z considers Breweries and carports - yes and no.

July 08, 2019 Forney Planning & Zoning Commission met to consider plans for Forney Fence, Platinum Collision, C-Life Church, Breweries and carports, maybe final Chestnut Meadows phase.

TxDOT public hearing for Hwy 80 widening

June 25, 2019 TxDOT public hearing for the widening of Hwy 80 would remove Big Town Blvd bridge, 2 restaurants, add frontage roads w/ shared access lanes and sidewalks.

FISD plans new Schools, staff raises and lower tax rate

June 24, 2019 Forney ISD met to consider new combined Middle and Intermediate schools, adopt teacher and staff raises, and lower tax rate.

Parks Board hears Dog Park proposal

June 19, 2019 Parks Board met and heard a proposal for a dog park, discussed amphitheater usage and possible non-resident park fees.

FEDC ponders census help, downtown parking lot

June 13, 2019 Forney EDC. considers funding for census 2020 efforts, for downtown parking lot, and for new business OST Sports Performance & Fitness.

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.

City relaxes alcohol restrictions for Special Events

June 04, 2019 Forney City Council met and in summary: moved forward with parking lot near sub-courthouse, reduced restrictions for alcohol at special events.

FISD calls for $623 million bond election

May 28, 2019 meeting, the Forney ISD recognized student council members, all-state athletes, reviewed health and safety plans, approved bond election, et al.

TxDOT public hearing for 548 widening

May 28, 2019 TxDOT second public hearing for the widening of FM 548 from Hwy 80 to Hwy 205.

Council gets new Mayor, wants applicants for vacancy

May 14, 2019 Forney City Council swore in elected officials, voted to accept applicants for vacancy.

FISD honors students, teachers

During its regular May 13, 2019 meeting, the Forney Independent School District Board met to honor Students and Teachers

FEDC holds annual HOT training, works on budget

May 09, 2019 Forney Economic Development Corp. met to hold HOT fund training for applicants, considered future website upgrade and budget, and two redevelopment incentives.

Council re-reconsiders Wellington Ridge

May 07, 2019 Forney City Council proclaimed a lot, heard about Cedar St. problems, considered a Gateway lease-only development, re-reconsidered Wellington Ridge, prepared to restore Lady Liberty.

2019 May 04 Election for City

May 04, 2019 General Election, for Forney City Council but not Forney Independent School District.

P&Z considers auto use request and ordinance.

May 02, 2019 Forney Planning & Zoning Commission considered Diamond Creek plats, changes for Deen Implement overhaul, Alfredo's Steakhouse, Caliber Collision, ordinance update.

Council considers Lover's Landing, Wellington Ridge

Apr. 16, 2019 Forney City Council proclaims Safe Digging Month, hears budget update, considers Lover's Landing, Wellington Ridge, FISD expansion plans.

FEDC considers another grant, plus future revisions

Apr. 11, 2019 Forney EDC considered a parking lot grant request, discussed grant application revisions and next year's budget.

P&Z considers new Gateway project, Grayhawk, Lover's Landing

Apr. 04, 2019 Forney Planning & Zoning Commission met to consider new school site plans, Lover's Landing plat, Grayhawk Ph. 4 and Avilla development in Gateway PD.

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