Council considers golf-cart usage

Oct. 06, 2020 Forney City Council considered body-worn cameras, official newspaper and towing service, golf-cart usage, a Girl Scout project.

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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2019 Nov. 05 General Election Results

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


  Item Mail-in Early VotingElection DayTotal

P&Z considers wineries and a Second McDonald's

Oct. 29, 2019 Forney P&Z met to consider zoning changes for Adams Ranch, and wineries, along with plats for McDonald's, Forney Daycare and Ryhn Addition.

HOZ ARB considers variances on Main St.

Oct. 17, 2019 Forney HOZ Architecture Review Board met to consider variances at 114 E. Main for paint colors and signage.

Parks Board considers proposed Adams Ranch PD

Oct. 16, 2019 Forney Parks Board considered Adams Ranch PD park-land dedication and pickle-ball request.

Council honors young difference-maker

Oct. 15, 2019 Council proclaimed Dyson Pagan week, heard from an unhappy resident, held several public hearings, considered amphitheater management.

BofA considers signage for Pet Supplies Plus

Oct. 08, 2019 Forney Board of Adjustments considered a sign variance for Pet Supplies Plus.

FISD expands dual-credit programs

Oct. 07, 2019 FISD announce expanded dual-credit programs with Eastfield, adding Texas Tech to the program and planning on-campus classes for college credits.

P&Z approves use for Epic Distribution (Carts)

Oct. 03, 2019 Forney Planning & Zoning Commission met to replat lots, consider ATV retail use, indoor kennels, new Gateway subdivision, new building in Schafer Plaza.

FEDC considers downtown incentive

Oct. 03, 2019 Forney Economic Development Corp. met to consider funds for downtown business at 114 Main.

Council holds annual Fox Hollow PID tax hearing

Oct. 01, 2019 Forney City Council met to issue proclamations, consider annexation, PID taxes, Drought plans, sewer service to Windmill Farms.

Council appoints Charter Review, Hall of Honor committees

Sep. 17, 2019 Forney City Council Proclaimed Constitution Week, approved 2019-20 budget, appoint members to boards, a Charter Review committee and Hall of Honor committee:

Forney EDC re-approves funds for Christmas Light Attraction

Sep. 12, 2019 Forney Economic Development Corp. met to re-consider $200k for Christmas event, and some other things...

BoA considers ANBoT sign variances

Sep. 10, 2019 Forney Board of Adjustments considered American National Bank of Texas requests.

P&Z: Firestone, Day Care, C-Life, Gateway Parks

Sep. 05, 2019 Forney P&Z considers Firestone, Children's Lighthouse care center, Chick-fil-a expansion, C-Life building, and discusses changes to Gateway Parks.

FISD approves lower tax rate and saving $2.8 million

Sep. 05, 2019 FISD and accepted $13k in donations, recognized State-level athletic students, awarded Coach Weaver, held tax-rate hearing.

Council considers amending Gateway TIF/TIRZ

During its regular Sep. 03, 2019 meeting, the Forney City Council met to hold public hearings, consider: amending TIRZ #1, a slight increase for ATMOS Gas, a mediation agreement.

City Council to hold several Public Hearings

On Sep. 03, Forney Council will hold 2nd public hearing on the proposed lower tax rate, related to proposed budget that ends HOT funds for non-profits, increases budget for personnel, equipment and events; a hearing for limited annexation; a hearing for modifying the TIRZ.

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TIF agreement gets First Amendment

Aug. 29, 2019 Forney TIF/TIRZ Board considers amendments and annual reports.

Panera Signage variance requested

Aug. 29, 2019 Board of Adjustments met to consider a sign size variance for Panera Bread.

FISD holds training session, considers Use Agreements

Aug. 22, 2019 Forney ISD Board met for a 3-hour training session and a 5-minute meeting to consider Speech Pathologists and Use Agreements.

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