Council fails to accept City Manager's resignation

Feb. 26, 2021 Forney City Council held a special meeting for an executive session to consider grievance filed by Chief Lunt.

FISD considers extended leave, superintendent contract

Jan. 11, 2021 Forney ISD Board recognized Holiday Card winner, considered front-line worker resolution, extended leave policy, superintendent contract.

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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.

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.


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.

Dec. 03 City Council prefers to keep all RR crossings open, grants alcohol variance for Zanata's

Dec. 03 City Council: Recognized Zacherie T. Williams for military service; Recognized Community Thrift and Value Center; Now prefers to implement the Quiet Zone while keeping all RR crossings open; Granted a variance for on-premises consumption of alcohol for Zanata's; Approved changes to employee health insurance, joining Fort Worth coop purchasing system, and amended Wastewater Contract w/ KDMWUD 3.

Forney EDC approves contruction at 106 E. Main, terminates agreements with Zanatas

The FEDC approves $12,500 for ADA construction at 106 E. Main, defers leasing of same, pulls consideration of items re: 215 S. Bois D'arc, approves a termination of the agreements with Zanatas.

Council honors Star Employee & Forney Messenger, funds for road-work, debates special events policy

The city council awarded Jennifer Clark the Star Employee award, proclaimed Oct. 17 as Forney Messenger day; approved funding for services from the Environmental Co-op and design services for Hwy 80 ramp improvements; reappointed Judge Margaret Spain; amended the ordinance for school-zone speed limits; prohibited parking on Justice Center Dr.; debated the special events policy; amended a contract to allow NFHS onto the wastewater system; extended the Fox Hollow PID agreement for 3 years; and amended the tax abatement agreement for the E.R. development.

Forney Parks Board Dec. 17 ends the year with heavy consideration

The Forney Parks Board ended 2014 with a lengthy discussion about where to start on the tricky subject of renting the Mick Spellman Amphitheater.

Forney Architecural Review Board Nov. 17, 2014 approves changes on Main st.

The Forney Architectural Review Board held a quick meeting to approve proposed building upgrades to 105 Main St and 117 Main St.

Forney P&Z Jan. 02 approves C.U.P. for private club downtown

The Forney P&Z during its regular Jan. 02 meeting approved a C.U.P. for a Private Club to be downtown at 213 & 215 S. Bois D'Arc, and tabled action re Banquet Hall at 315 S. Bois D'Arc.

Forney P&Z Mar. 10 approves second 7-11 store and Mixed Use rezoning

The P&Z approved a "south" 7-11 store at FM 741 & FM 548, in the Fox Hollow PD, and zoning changes for 29 + 57 acres on the West side of Forney.

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.


Forney City Council Jan. 20, 2015 approves zoning for Gateway Parks and more.

The Forney City Council, during its Jan. 20, 2015 meeting, held four public hearings, approving rezoning for Gateway Parks at 1641 N. of Grandview, sign changes, Brooklyn Village modifications, then approved 11 more items.

July 2012 Primary Run-off Election Results

Unofficial results from Kaufman County & State of Texas


Forney P&Z Dec. 04, 2014 does not happen...

The Forney Planning & Zoning commission on Dec. 04, 2014 had an overflow audience, but did not convene due to a very rare failure to muster a quorum.