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

City Council approves applying for body armor grant

Oct. 17, 2017 Forney City Council proclaimed Oct. as violence & cancer awareness month, approved applying for a grant for PD body armor, approved agreement with Fire Marshals Association.

EDC approves more $ for downtown project

For Oct. 2017 the FEDC heard from Governor's office of Eco. Dev. and approved up to $50k more for downtown.

P&Z debates changes to ARB ordinance

The Oct. 5, 2017 P&Z commissioners approved plats for NTMWD and a new office building, and changes to the ARB ordinance.

City appoints new Interim City Manager

During an early Oct. 03, 2017 meeting, city council awarded bid for Broad St project, discussed getting home earlier, appointed Mike Alexander as Interim CM.

Parks Board building Pinson Farm Committee

In Sept. 20, 2017 meeting, board seeks more community members for Pinson Farm committee, moves forward with Positive Coaching Alliance.

City Council hears about annexation, apartments

Forney City Council Sep. 19 heard from an overflow crowd that doesn't want to be annexed by Mesquite or have apartments in WMF, adopted budget with revisions for city manager severance, reversed decision on ordinance affecting FISD.

FEDC prepares for "Project Big Deal"

During its regular Sep. 14, 2017 meeting, the Forney Economic Development Corp. met and:

FISD accepts donations, maintains tax rate

FISD Sep. 11, 2017 board met to hold FIRST and tax hearings, accept donations from PTO's, and maintain current tax rate.

Forney HOZ ARB approves Eno's variances

During its regular Sep. 11, 2017 meeting, the Forney Architecture Review Board met to consider signage and color variances for Eno's.

Council appoints Assistant CM as interim

During a special Sep. 11, 2017 meeting, the Forney city council moved forward with separation from Mr. Fisher, and amended contract with city attorney.

P&Z re-denies Gateway amenity center

P&Z Sep. 07, 2017 reconsiders and re-denies smaller Gateway Amenity Center, approves multi-family at Windmill Farms, denies changes to allow "temporary" asphalt parking lots.

City Council moves to terminate City Manager

During its Sep. 05, 2017 meeting, council held a 110 minute executive session, moved to terminate their agreement with City Manager James Fisher.

TIF/TIRZ board debates auditors

During its Aug. 31, 2017 meeting, the Forney TIF/TIRZ Board met and (this is the preliminary report, subject to change):

Council Special Meeting for Budget, Tax revenue

Forney City council Aug. 22, 2017 special meeting had public hearings for the proposed budget and tax revenue. There was no public input...

City Council approves new Fire Dept. equipment, Bond re-fi

Aug. 15, 2017 meeting, the Forney City Council approved refinancing bonds to save $1.9 million, spending $2.1 million for Fire Dept equipment, ponders thoroughfare plan changes, approves Gateway Amenity center modification, denies Fox Hollow agreement.

FEDC allocates HOT Funds, extends deadlines

FEDC Aug. 10 meeting approved HOT funds: $60k for city, $49k for organizations: FAC, some for FDBA & FPHL, almost none for Lion's Club, zero for Garden Club.

P&Z denies rezoning, hears an upgrade idea for Main St

Forney P&Z met with a full audience, and after hearing their comments, denied a zoning request at Lover's & Hwy 80. They were also presented a plan to make part of Main St like Swiss Ave in Dallas.

Council debates proposed budget and police pay

Council Aug. 1, 2017 meeting announced Class 1 fire rating, debated proposed budget, reduced suggested tax rate, heard input about policy pay and retention, approved street projects.

FAC unveils art project downtown

Forney Arts Council unveiled the art project "Forney, 75126" on July 20, 2017 downtown at the Red Caboose.

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