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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FEDC takes care of Busy Beavers

Forney EDC Aug. 9, 2018 board provided funds for a beaver situation, FISD and LCG Hwy 80 LLC.

City Budget, Lady Liberty, LCG agreement

Council Aug. 07, 2018 reviewed budget, new Lady Liberty design, Ch. 380 agreement w/ LCG.

Council meets with Water Corp's

In a July 24, 2018 special meeting Forney Council met with Highpoint and Markout Reps to discuss the future

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July 21, 2018 Special Election

Special Election for the contested race for Judge, County Court at Law No. 1. Early voting begins Sat, July 7 and ends on Wed Jul 18. Election day: July 21, 2018.

2018 July 21 Special Elec. Results

These results are derived from Kaufman County results and are in no way official:


  Candidate ABS EVElection DayTotal
Judge, County Court at Law No. 1

P&Z denies AG rezoning and park-less final phase

In July 05, 2018 meeting, P&Z failed to rezone AG property near Lover's Landing, and turned down park-free final phase of Eagle Ridge.

TIF/TIRZ Administrator: 101

Forney TIF board gets brought up to date on the Gateway TIF/TIRZ status, and how they should move forward. BTW: it's not debt.

Parks Board approves Adult kickball

For June 20, 2018 meeting, board approved allowing Adult kickball league to use field, accepted fees instead of land for two developments, discussed park fees.

2018 May 22 Primary Run-off Election results

These results are derived from Texas State and Kaufman County results and are in no way official: (you may need to hit Refresh in your browser)
Statewide results for Republican and Democrat primaries               results by Kaufman County

FISD recognizes athletes, approves roofing

Mar. 05, 2018 FISD recognized Academic Football athletes, UIL Swim Team qualifiers and approves re-roofing Claybon.

P&Z approves Deen Implement, Overland Grove

Mar. 01, 2018 P&Z approved Deen Implement make-over, Trinity Crossing (in ETJ) prelim plat and Overland Grove (Wynne-Jackson) final plat.

Forney Mega-meeting about Gateway and Parks

Special Feb. 26, 2018 5-board meeting (lasting almost 3 hours) to discuss Gateway, Parks, Sewer and a pending indoor sports complex.

FISD Construction Workshop

Special Feb. 22, 2018 Workshop meeting, FISD approves new superintendent contract, then reviews construction plans

Board does not approve electronic sign at park

On Feb. 19, 2018 the Board of Adjustments approved a home variance, and tabled one for electronic sign at community park.

Forney EDC awards Bois d'Arc facade grant

In Feb. 08, 2018 Meeting, the FEDC held a public hearing for a project at Main & Chestnut, awarded facade grant for Bois d'Arc business.

FISD presents TAPR results, gets ready for more growth

For Feb. 08, 2018 meeting, FISD shows off student achievement levels, announces improved bond rating, reviews plans to convert Smith and Rhae and plans to hire 48 people.

Council approves water storage designs

City Council Feb. 6, 2017 viewed first-quarter budget update, approved $640k for water-related design work.

P&Z approves MF near Kroger, and brewpub definition

Feb. 01, 2018 Forney P&Z approved gated apartment complex near Kroger, adding brewpub definition to ordinance and more.

FISD names Dr. Terry as finalist

Forney ISD special Jan. 23, 2018 meeting held a 3.5 hour executive session, then named Dr. Terry as the lone finalist for Superintendent.

Council grants waiver, debates fences, wants to sell land

During its regular Jan. 16, 2018 meeting, the Forney City Council granted a waiver for a down-town wine tasting, approved permanent makeup use, debated fence ordinance changes, wants to incentivize land sale, held joint meeting w/ EDC.

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