Council approved free dog park, saving 1 mill, golf carts

Oct. 20, 2020 Forney City Council considered smaller lot developments, saving $1 million, golf cart use in certain situations.

FISD gets "unmodified" audit, approves retention bonus

Oct. 05, 2020 Forney ISD Board met to recognize Forney Family Partners, receive Audit, consider retention pay and asynchronous learning plan, hear from a former employee.

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Council presented scaled-back budget with options for better times.

Aug. 04, 2020 Forney City Council considered 2020-21 Budget, rules for those pesky door-to-door solicitors, manhole covers.

FISD adopts lower tax rate, activates the FISD Police Dept.

Aug. 03, 2020 Forney ISD Board met to consider 2020-21 tax rate, adjust for COVID, consider a parent complaint.

Council awards recognitions, restricts smoking in Parks, denies new PD

July 21, 2020 Forney City Council issued recognitions, considered farmers market, new PD, hockey league, e-Library, smoking restrictions, solicitors' rules.

2020 July 14 Primary Run-off Election

July 14 Run-off Election (for the March 03, 2020 Primary Election)
Photographic Voter ID now required!

2020 July 14 Primary Run-off Election Results

These results are derived from Kaufman County results and Statewide Results and are in no way official:


With 30 of 30 precincts reporting -
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FEDC ponders incentives for 203 S. Bois d'Arc

July 09, 2020 Forney Economic Development Corp. considered an incentive request, sale of 106 E. Main St, vehicle purchase.

HOZ ARB considers request for 305 S. Center

July 06, 2020 Forney HOZ ARB considered paint colors at 305 S. Center St.

Capital Cmte sets parameters for impact fees

July 02, 2020 Forney Capital Improvements Advisory Cmte considered water/sewer fees, land use assumptions and 10-year growth.

Council Emergency Meeting to consider July 4th event

July 01, 2020 Forney City Council emergency meeting considered events having more than 100 people.

FISD adopts budget, employee compensation plan

June 29, 2020 Forney ISD Board met to hold budget hearing, get construction updates, consider employee comp.

Special Council meeting to appoint Board members

June 18, 2020 Forney City Council special virtual meeting considered Boards and Commissions appointments.

Council considers FTW5 zoning and plans - with 800+ jobs

June 16, 2020 Forney City Council considered Project Hummingbird (FTW5/Amazon w/ 800+ jobs), July 7 meeting, splash pad.

Mayor Penn amends curfew declaration order

City and event organizer John Daniels reach agreement on modified curfew ordinance.

P&Z considers project Hummingbird that could provide 800 jobs

June 04, 2020 Forney P&Z virtually considered rezoning 79 acres for 1 million sq. ft. distribution center, which could provide 800 jobs.

Mayor Penn announces curfew for downtown area

June 02, 2020 Forney City Council virtually considered construction projects, TIRZ1, July 4th and Mayor announced a curfew.

FISD looks for normal fall classes

May 28, 2020 Forney ISD Board virtually considered budgets, construction bids and procedures, student programs and resuming a normal fall schedule.

Council agrees to (mostly) reopening Parks and City Hall

May 19, 2020 Forney City Council considered grants, new construction, digital library, reopening services, open meetings law.

FISD recognizes top 10 students, Teachers of the Year

May 11, 2020 Forney ISD met to recognize top ten and all-state students, announce District Teachers of the Year, consider bond sales and construction.

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