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.

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Council considers curfew, parking restrictions

Council Nov. 6 2018 approved juvenile curfew, downtown parking limits, paying for Fox Hollow sidewalk and Gateway Bridge expenses.

TIF/TIRZ board considers draft plan

Nov. 01, 2018 Forney TIF/TIRZ Board considers Reimbursement Terms, along with Draft Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone Finance Plan

FEDC considers demolition grants

Nov. 01, 2018 Forney EDC considers developing grants for demolition work in downtown area.

FEDC awards several incentives

Forney EDC Oct. 11, 2018 met to award several incentive grants, and to say No Thanks to decorative crosswalks downtown.

P&Z Approves first step for Fireball

Forney P&Z Oct. 04, 2018 heard citizens opposition and approved rezoning for Project Fireball, denied Lover's Landing.

Council approves downtown crosswalk signals

In a short Oct. 02, 2018 meeting, Mayor proclaimed Fire Prevention Week, council renewed contracts for Judges, approved crosswalk signals.

FISD holds FIRST hearing, gets FEF $

For Oct. 01, 2018, FISD held a hearing on their FIRST score of 98, accepted $48k from Forney Education Foundation.

ARB approves remodels

In its Sep. 17, 2018 meeting, the Forney ARB approved paint color for Lowrance home, modifications to 208/210 S. Bois d'Arc.

Forney EDC has more detention work to do

Forney EDC Sep. 13 2018 met to consider additional detention pond repairs, and revoking a grant award.

FISD honors students, Griffins

FISD Sep. 10, 2018 honored student athletes, baseball and softball teams, Cary & Judy Griffin.

P&Z - Gateway MF density and Diamond Creek lot sizes

Forney P&Z Sep. 06 2018 meeting considers cluster density for Gateway apartments, smaller lot sizes in Diamond Creek, Windmill Farms private school.

Council holds second tax & budget hearings

Forney Council Sep. 4, 2018 heard very little from public during hearings, approved action for Lady Liberty.

City Council denies rezoning appeal, OK's lighting

Forney Council Aug. 21, 2018 did not overturn P&Z denial of AG rezoning & sort of denied Brooklyn Village connector plans.

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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2018 July 21 Special Elec. Results

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


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Judge, County Court at Law No. 1

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.

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.

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