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.

Latest News and Events

Animal Shelter Cmte gets walk-through of new facility

On July 19, 2017, the Forney Animal Shelter Advisory Committee and shelter volunteers met at the new facility for a walk-through. The building should be finished and open mid-July.

Forney EDC awards grants to ABS, Bush's Chicken

On June 08, 2017 the FEDC approved a grant for 325 S. Bois d'Arc and incentive for Bush's Chicken.

City Council terminates Markout maintenance contract

Forney City Council proclaims 4T's day, approved new A/V for municipal court, votes 4-3 to end Markout maintenance agreement.

Board of Adjustments approves Main St., denies Murphy Oil

Forney Board of Adjustments June 5 meeting approved facade design for Main St. renovation, denied revised signage request for Murphy Oil.

P&Z approved new ANB location, denies rental truck request

During its regular June 01, 2017 meeting, the P&Z denied a request for rental trucks to be added at a golf cart dealer, tabled a procedural change, approved a new office building and a prelim. plat out FM 741.

Council upholds P&Z denial of amenity center downsizing

During its regular May 16, 2017 meeting, the Forney City Council met and (this is the preliminary report, subject to change):

FEDC holds HOT funds class, approves settlement

May 11, 2017 meeting held workshop for H.O.T. fund applicants, briefed on FM548 traffic study, approved grant on Pacific, approved settlement w/ 548 Partners.

Board of Adjustments debates Racetrac, Murphy's

Convening after a 9 month recess, the board debated with Racetrac, then approved 2 requests, and debated with Murphy's who will return with new plans.

2017 May 06 Forney Election Results

Forney voters have selected Shaun Myers (53%) and Kevin Moon (63%), WMF residents voted down all 3 propositions.

P&Z approves Wellington Ridge, denies Gateway Parks

Forney P&Z wrestled a probable amenity center for the Wellington Ridge PD, met with attorney, then denied the Gateway Parks request to reduce the size of the amenity center by 66%.

City Council approves joining utility rate committees

During its regular May 02, 2017 meeting, the Forney City Council met and (this is the preliminary report, subject to change):

Forney Parks Board has an informative meeting

During its regular Apr. 19, 2017 meeting, the Forney City Parks Board met and (this is the preliminary report, subject to change):

City Council approves Racetrac, subdivs, appoints folks to new board

Forney City Council Apr. 18 approved the Racetrac project, several other new businesses, Fox Hollow changes, and appoints people to new Community Improvement Committee.

FEDC moves forward w/ Crumbzz building sale

Forney EDC approves $87k incentive to Racetrak, revelopment grant for 501 E. Main, soon to be Phillips Electric, and moves forward with sale of 212 S. Bois D'arc, the Crumbzz building.

Forney HOZ ARB approves porch addition

After a brief discussion, the board approved a porch design for 109 E. Church.

P&Z approves subdiv expansions, Christian Bro's, Bush's Chicken

Forney P&Z Apr. 6, 2017 approves some changes to Fox Hollow, a new day care, Christian Brothers Auto, Bush's Chicken, Lakepointe Church and a few other things, tables serious reduction in size of Gateway Parks Amenity Center.

City Council approves Wynne-Jackson agreement on Whaley tract.

Forney Council presents new Vision, Mission and Value Statements, approves Wynne/Jackson development agreement with changes to masonry definition, request for more of FM740/ Bois D'arc to be released, and removes a Park Board member.

City Council tables action on Whaley tract / Wynne-Jackson

Forney City Council Mar. 21 view a park proposal, approved incentives for Eno's Pizza, tabled any action on the Whaley tract AKA Wynne-Jackson development.

Forney HOZ ARB has a lively meeting about windows

The ARB held a lively public hearing regarding the HOZ, the boards' raison d'etre, and then approved replacement windows.

Forney EDC to offer Crumbzz building for sale for one month

In Mar. 09, 2017 meeting approved facade grant for Wood's Transmission, and due to an offer for purchase, will place 212 S. Bois D'arc for sale, for one month, to seek alternative offers.