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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Nov. 5 2013 General Election Results

County Road bond easily approved, new Justice Center barely turned down.

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Forney City Council Feb. 03, 2015 ponders infrastructure needs

City Councils' very short agenda still resulted in a full meeting with a presentation from Chris Metz listing the Top Ten worst roads in Forney, the likely future costs to the City to maintain roads and the time frame.

Second 3-board meeting for downtown redevelopment

City council, FEDC, and P&Z meet Oct. 8 to consider priorities for downtown redevelopment. Some items: sidewalks, RR quiet zones, splitting FM740/Bois D'arc through downtown, purchasing the FISD (old FBC) property, limiting the number of office uses, and generating funding for downtown improvements.

Forney City Council Dec 16 starts moving on Fire Station #2

The Forney City Council Dec 16 approved changes at Forney Fence Co, for downtown businesses, plans for for Cedars at Gateway II, expands KCFWSD #6 and items related to Fire Station #2.

HOZ ARB considers fence request on Bois d'Arc

June 24, 2019 Forney HOZ Architecture Review Board debated a request for fencing at College and Bois d'Arc.

Forney City Council Nov. 18, 2014 reappoints judges, approves contract for water line

The Forney City Council held a lightly-attended meeting to reappoint local judges, approve funding for a 12-inch water line, then held a lengthy executive session.

July 1 City Council approves early payment, watering violation enforcement, Trinity Street design

    City Council approved: early payment on a portion of "Pass-Through Toll Revenue and Limited Tax Bonds, Series 2008";a Resolution to allow for enforcement of the amended watering restrictions; a contract with Pacheco Koch Consulting Engineers, Inc., for the Trinity Street construction design; heard from Les Reynolds, who had suggestions RE: the 140th event; Held a lengthy review of the preliminary Strategic Plan.

April 20 FDBA Candidates Forum - Mayor Rozell withdraws from race

Candidates for City and FISD were featured at the Forney DBA Candidate Forum, which ended with Mr. Rozell announcing he was withdrawing from the race and endorsing Ms. Penn.

Dec. 19 Forney EDC gets Strategic Plan Update, considers FAC lease, approves purchase of 110 E. Main

The Forney EDC Dec. 19 meeting had a presentation by TIP Strategies & EDT Best Practices regarding progress on the strategic plan, updates on downtown development, a lengthy consideration of the FAC lease, and a visit from members of Share the Love. After executive session, approved the purchase of 110 E. Main St for an amount to not exceed $400,000.

Forney Pokestops and Pokemon Gyms

Forney Texas TX PokeStops and Pokemon gyms

Forney TX - easy walking access to several Pokémon GO gyms and PokéStops in the downtown area.

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Lane closures expected on Hwy 80 during January 2013

Be prepared for periodic lane closures on Highway 80 over some weekend nights in January, as spans for the Forney Gateway Bridge are set in place.

Forney Board of Adjustments Jan. 15, 2015 considers museum signage

The Forney Board of Adjustments, during a Jan. 15, 2015 meeting approved a variance for signage for the Spellman Museum of Forney History.

Parks Board denies Use Agreement request

In the final 2017 meeting, Forney Parks Board denied a requested Use Agreement for softball fields.

Ampitheater policies and procedures debated

A lively 2.5 hour workshop was held to work out details about policies for use of the new Spellman Ampitheater. The required changes will be resubmitted to the Planning & Zoning commission in August.

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Forney City Council Dec. 02 ponders trash and Parks Master Plan

Forney City Council debates upcoming trash and recycling contract renewal; approves proposed Parks Master Plan, holds executive session.

Forney Parks Board Sep. 17 moves to add winter adult softball, and take action regarding Forney Soccer Assoc.

Forney Parks Board hears from a full audience about problems with Forney Soccer Association and begins action to address deliquency; agrees to add a winter adult softball schedule; prepares to tour potential North-side Park property.

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