City relaxes alcohol restrictions for Special Events

June 04, 2019 Forney City Council met and in summary: moved forward with parking lot near sub-courthouse, reduced restrictions for alcohol at special events.

P&Z

June 06, 2019 Forney Planning & Zoning considered Caliber Collision, Forney Fence addition, heard proposal for new development.

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2012 City Council Runoff Election

2012 City Council Run-off Election results show incumbent Mary Penn winning.

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Forney EDC Nov. 20, 2014 presents year-end budget,

The Forney EDC, during its Nov. 20, 2014 meeting, presented its year-end budget report showing revenue 4% above budget, and expenses at 0.5% above budget.

Forney City Council Sept 16

The Forney City Council presented Fallen Hero Day Proclamations, Certificate of Appreciation for Military Service – Robert Curtis Benford II; terminated a construction contract; adopted new fees for building permits, extended agreements for Zanatas (but not for Groovy's), made preparations to issue $5 million in CO's.

Mar. 01, 2016 Primary Election Results

Early voting Feb. 16 - 26. Election day, March 01, 2016, Polls open 7 AM to 7 PM, see details for polling locations. Photographic Voter ID now required!

Primary Elections May 04, 2014

Primary elections for both Democratic and Republican candidates will be held on May 04, 2014.

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Forney P&Z Oct. 17 approves plat including Aldi's

The Forney Planning & Zoning committe on Oct. 17 approves a preliminary plat for a new development which will be anchored by Aldi's, and has received an application from Scholtzsky's to be in Schafer Plaza.

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.

Ampitheater inclusion into Entertainment Overlay District tabled

Aug. 2: After a lengthy debate with much public opposition, the P&Z tabled consideration of including the Spellman Ampitheater into the Entertainment Overlay District.

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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.

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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Nov P&Z approves 7-11, considers Food Trucks and zoning for 2 more gas stations

The Nov. P&Z approved a site plan for a 7-11 store w/ 6 gas pumps; approved ordinance changes for Ice Machines & a C.U.P. for one; added a definition & annual fee structure for Food Trucks; approved zoning changes in the Fox Hollow PD for Neighborhood Services & Gas Stations at Monitor & 741, and at Monitor and 1641; concurred with proposed changes to allow for enforcement of private clubs regulations.

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.

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