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.

Latest News and Events

Council Again considers Lover's Landing

During its regular Nov. 20, 2018 meeting, the Forney City Council met and in summary:


  • Small Business Saturday Proclamation
  • Forney Firefighters Combat Challenge Team Proclamation -
    Chief Townsend showed a combat challenge video.

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FISD hears public input re: zone mod's

During a special Nov. 15 meeting the FISD board heard from Brookville residents who are displeased with rezone proposal.

Parks Board looks at future plans

Nov. 14, 2018 Parks Board discussed future parks designs, debated Use Agreement, heard from Girl Scouts.

P&Z debates strip center, portable building request

P&Z Nov. 8, 2018 denied new strip center zoning, approved changes for older homes & RaceTrac, denied portable building request.

Council considers curfew, parking restrictions

Council Nov. 6 2018 approved juvenile curfew, downtown parking limits, paying for Fox Hollow sidewalk and Gateway Bridge expenses.

2018 Nov. Sample Ballots & Results

TX State results: HERE
Kaufman county: HERE

Statewide results at Texas website These results are derived from State results and are in no way official:

TIF/TIRZ board considers draft plan

Nov. 01, 2018 Forney TIF/TIRZ Board considers Reimbursement Terms, along with Draft Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone Finance Plan

FEDC considers demolition grants

Nov. 01, 2018 Forney EDC considers developing grants for demolition work in downtown area.

FEDC awards several incentives

Forney EDC Oct. 11, 2018 met to award several incentive grants, and to say No Thanks to decorative crosswalks downtown.

P&Z Approves first step for Fireball

Forney P&Z Oct. 04, 2018 heard citizens opposition and approved rezoning for Project Fireball, denied Lover's Landing.

Council approves downtown crosswalk signals

In a short Oct. 02, 2018 meeting, Mayor proclaimed Fire Prevention Week, council renewed contracts for Judges, approved crosswalk signals.

FISD holds FIRST hearing, gets FEF $

For Oct. 01, 2018, FISD held a hearing on their FIRST score of 98, accepted $48k from Forney Education Foundation.

ARB approves remodels

In its Sep. 17, 2018 meeting, the Forney ARB approved paint color for Lowrance home, modifications to 208/210 S. Bois d'Arc.

Forney EDC has more detention work to do

Forney EDC Sep. 13 2018 met to consider additional detention pond repairs, and revoking a grant award.

FISD honors students, Griffins

FISD Sep. 10, 2018 honored student athletes, baseball and softball teams, Cary & Judy Griffin.

P&Z - Gateway MF density and Diamond Creek lot sizes

Forney P&Z Sep. 06 2018 meeting considers cluster density for Gateway apartments, smaller lot sizes in Diamond Creek, Windmill Farms private school.

Council holds second tax & budget hearings

Forney Council Sep. 4, 2018 heard very little from public during hearings, approved action for Lady Liberty.

City Council denies rezoning appeal, OK's lighting

Forney Council Aug. 21, 2018 did not overturn P&Z denial of AG rezoning & sort of denied Brooklyn Village connector plans.

FEDC takes care of Busy Beavers

Forney EDC Aug. 9, 2018 board provided funds for a beaver situation, FISD and LCG Hwy 80 LLC.

City Budget, Lady Liberty, LCG agreement

Council Aug. 07, 2018 reviewed budget, new Lady Liberty design, Ch. 380 agreement w/ LCG.

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