Council appoints Interim City Manager

During its Feb. 20, 2018 meeting, City Council heard about street-light options, MF near Kroger, brewpubs, Financial Audit, Atmos Relocation, & appointed Interim CM.

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.

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2018 May 22 Primary Run-off Election results

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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.

EDC sells park land

Forney EDC Dec. 11, 2017 approved sale of land to Meadow Ridge and more $ for infrastructure.

P&Z approves growth near Kroger, denies Overland Grove

P&Z Dec. 07, 2017 approves new developments near Kroger, but were unhappy about Overland Grove (Wynne-Jackson) ordinance.

Council gets ISO #1 rating, reconsiders Raising Cane's

During its regular Dec. 05, 2017 meeting, the Forney City Council received its #1 ISO rating, and moved to reconsider Raising Canes development.

FISD plans for more growth

FISD students of the month Dec. 2017

On Dec. 01, 2017 the FISD Board approved $20 million for school renovations to handle 1,200 more students, discussed dual-credit and certification programs.

P&Z approves many ETJ plats, incl. Wynne-Jackson

P&Z Nov. 09 2017 approves Parc at Windmill (apartments) plats, plats for developments in ETJ, and preliminary plat for Overland Grove.

City selects another interim City Manager

City Council Nov. 07, 2017 appoints second interim City Manager, approves salary increases, fixing downtown road problems and more water capacity.

2017 Nov Election Sample ballots & Results

November 07, 2017 Constitutional Amendments Early voting Oct. 23 - Nov. 03. Election day Nov. 07, 2017, Polls open 7 AM to 7 PM, see details for polling locations. Photographic Voter ID now required!

EDC modifies façade grant process

Forney EDC met on Nov. 02, 2017 to modify façade grant process, review strategic plan.

Mesquite Annexation 2017

Notes about City of Mesquite attempt to annex land in Kaufman County, during 2017.