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

Council approves indoor gun range, alcohol sales at Eno's

Forney City Council Mar. 07 approves CUP for indoor gun range, distance waiver for alcohol sales at the coming Eno's, took no action on the Whaley (Wynne-Jackson) tract.

P&Z approves indoor gun range CUP

The Planning & Zoning Commission Mar. 02 meeting approved a C.U.P to allow indoor gun range in the Forney Fence building, and approved changes to the Pristine Car Wash elevations.

Forney HOZ ARB approves sign for 205 S. Bois D'arc

Historic Overlay Zone ARB approves sign for Maverick Chiropractic, 205 S. Bois D’Arc Street, currently Forney Chiropractic and Wellness Center.

Council recognizes Officers and Ms. Carroll

City Council recognized Officers Klosterman and Inmom for their heroic actions, and Ms. Roberta Mae Carroll.

Forney EDC approves lease to Eno's Pizza Tavern

FEDC Feb. 09 meeting approves facade grant downtown, extends deadline for former TxDOT property, approves lease to Eno's Pizza Tavern.

Council approves Racetrac site plan, CWD rate adjustment

The Forney City Council Jan. 17, 2017 approved plans for RaceTrac at FM 548 & FM 1641, approved rate increase for CDW

Forney EDC considers Crumbzz sale, awards relocation grants

During its regular Jan. 11, 2017 meeting, the FEDC considers sale of 212 Bois D'arc (Crumbzz), and awarded two $20k grants to businesses for relocation assistance.

Council OK's indoor gun ranges and new self-store facility

City Council Jan 10 approved allowing indoor gun ranges, narrowly approved new self-storage facility, got a wide-ranging project update.

P&Z approves motorcyle/ATV expansion and Racetrac

Forney P&Z Jan 05, 2017 approves expansion of motorcycle / ATV dealership, a 20-pump Racetrac at 1641 & 548

Park Board considers Hunt development parks, Use Agreements

Forney Parks Board Dec. 14, 2016 meeting was a 1.2 hour discussion with and about the Hunt / Gateway property, plus a 1 hour discussion about Facilities Use Agreement changes.

City to help fund parking, buy land, work with Markout WSC

City Council Dec. 06 2016 approves funding part of Forney EDC downtown parking project along with a traffic study, an MOU with Wynne-Jackson, purchase of land on Pinson Rd, and an agreement with Markout Water.

City Council approves Careflite agreement for residents

On Nov. 15 Council heard an update on Hwy 80 (a.k.a. The East Corridor Project) plans, approved a Coserve Gas franchise, and approved an agreement for Careflite service for city residents.

Forney EDC forges ahead with downtown renovations

FEDC Nov. 10 moves forward with only contractor willing to bid on downtown redevelopment, approves redevelopment grant for Latham Bakery.

2016 Nov Election Sample ballots & Results

Early voting Oct. 24 - Nov. 04. Election day Nov. 08, 2016, Polls open 7 AM to 7 PM, see details for polling locations. Photographic Voter ID now required!

City Council moves forward with smaller ETJ annexation planning, sewer upgrades

City Council Nov. 01 meeting reduces the ETJ area considered for annexation, approves funds for sewer upgrades.

City Council moves forward with ETJ annexation planning, insurance contrib's for retirees

Forney City Council proclaims Rick Barnes day; approves variance for Bubble & Squeak; determines retiree insurance benefits contributions; approves modified ETJ annexation plan after residents' input; approved incentive for Hampton Inn.

P&Z approves car wash near Kroger, debates abuse shelters

During its regular Oct. 06, 2016 meeting, the Forney Planning and Zoning Commission met and (this is a preliminary report, subject to revision):

Forney City Council awards $ to Food Pantry, waits on Fox Hollow PID financing

Forney City Council Oct. 04 proclaimed Fire Protection week, presented donation to Forney Food Pantry, debated requirements for official newspaper, tabled Fox Hollow PID financing.