Council honors young difference-maker

Oct. 15, 2019 Council proclaimed Dyson Pagan week, heard from an unhappy resident, held several public hearings, considered amphitheater management.

FISD expands dual-credit programs

Oct. 07, 2019 FISD announce expanded dual-credit programs with Eastfield, adding Texas Tech to the program and planning on-campus classes for college credits.

Latest News and Events

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.

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.

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.

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.

Forney Council holds thoroughfare workshop

In a special Jan. 11, 2018 workshop meeting, the Forney City Council viewed the new proposed thoroughfare plan and possible one-way streets downtown.

Council workshop on water - higher costs on horizon

Forney City Council Jan. 09, 2018 started the year with an executive session, then heard about personnel and equipment needs for utilities, and the likely need to increase water and sewer rates.

FISD Jan. 2018 - McWilliams announces retirement

Forney ISD Jan. 08, 2018 recognized FHS band, approved more furniture for more students, new fire system at FHS, and ended a late meeting with Superintendent McWilliams announcing her retirement.

P&Z approves growth near Kroger, ponders fences

During it's Jan. 04, 2018 meeting the Forney P&Z approved another site plan near Kroger, permanent makeup uses, and updated the fence ordinance.

Council honors business, Fire Dept, considers Youth Council

During its Nov. 21, 2017 meeting, the Forney City Council met to honor local businesses and the Fire Fighter Combat Challenge Team, to hear about PD staffing issues and to consider forming a Forney Youth Advisory Council.

Council annexes and approves Overland Grove

During its regular Dec. 12, 2017 meeting, the Forney City Council met to annex Overland Grove, approve funding for new water reservoir and water tower maintenance.

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