City Council - Kamryn Turnbow Week

Apr. 02, 2019 Forney City Council Proclaimed Kamryn Turnbow week, showed an interactive online map, held more annexation hearings, considered new Presiding Municipal Judge.

P&Z considers new Gateway project, Grayhawk, Lover's Landing

Apr. 04, 2019 Forney Planning & Zoning Commission met to consider new school site plans, Lover's Landing plat, Grayhawk Ph. 4 and Avilla development in Gateway PD.

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FISD in near-lockdown mode for all campuses

The Forney Independent School District has stated: "All Forney ISD schools are currently in Soft Shelter in Place due to the incident at the Kaufman County Courthouse on Thursday morning, Jan. 31. Students will attend classes as scheduled. Students will not be permitted outside and visitors will not be allowed in the building."
So the schools are not quite in lockdown mode, but close.

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Forney Park Board Jan. 21, 2015 decides against amphitheatre rentals

During it's regular meeting, the Park Board held a lengthy debate about renting out the amphitheatre, and moved to not allow private rentals.

July 2012 Primary Run-off Election Results

Unofficial results from Kaufman County & State of Texas

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Forney EDC Dec. 11, 2014 meeting - mostly executive re: Zanatas

The Forney EDC held its Dec. 11, 2014 meeting, which consisted of a comment and a closed executive session re: Zanatas.

Forney City Council June 17 2014 Approves Huddle House, incentive for Mama's Daughters, tables sign changes

Forney City Council June 17 meeting Approved a site plan for Huddle House, a CUP for consignment shop, rezoning a lot from SF-6 to GR, tabled changes to the sign ordinance, approved awnings up to 15' wide for outdoor dining, financial incetive for Mama's Daughters, proceeding with annexation of land, scheduling an update to water & sewer fees, and an awning at Crumbzz.

Forney EDC April 09, 2015 approves downtown renovation money, moves to buy land

The Forney EDC approved 2 downtown Renovation Incentives, moves to do something about a utility easement downtown, moves forward on preparing to purchase the surplus TxDOT property at FM548/FM688/US Hwy 80.

FM 548 RailRoad crossing is to be closed Jan 5, 9A - 5P

Union Pacific RR has announced they will close the RR crossing at FM 548 on Jan. 05 from 9A - 5P. You will have to detour on FM 741 to Holly Leaf, Chestnut, or FM 740.


Special FEDC Feb. 26, 2015 meeting: 215 Bois D'arc and Crumbzz

The board approved $232,811 for the finish-out of 215 S. Bois D’Arc (former future Zanatas location), and considers extending the lease for Crumbzz for five years.

Nov. 6 City Council revisits quiet zones, does a refi, picks a flag design

The Nov. 6 City Council revisited quiet zone options; refinanced bonds to save money; approved certificates of obligation for Mulberry Park; adopted a special events policy including a Spellman Ampitheater addendum; selected a new flag design.

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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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