Council meets Forensic Audit Rep's, sets rules

Sep. 23, 2021 Forney City Council held a workshop to determine the scope of services for the forensic audit.

FISD donates land to county, hears about bullying, gets a clean audit.

Oct. 07, 2021 Forney ISD Board heard from parents about bullying issues, recognized Principal Appreciation Month, considered donating land, annual audit.

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Board of Adjustment takes no action on variance.

The Forney Board of Adjustment failed to muster a quorum for its July 11 meeting, so no action was taken.

P&Z greenlights Raising Cane's after expressing traffic concerns

Forney P&Z thanked Raising Cane's for coming to the Broad St. East Addition, discussed the traffic problems it will likely aggravate, and approved the plans.

City Council accepts grant $, creates regional 911 dist, reconsiders denials & annexation

City Council July 05 meeting accepted FEMA grant $ for Fire Dept, authorized regional 9-1-1 district, approved items denied at previous meeting, and forms a committee to negotiate the Luminant annexation.

City Council says No to several developments, yes to Farmers Mkt, prepare to issue C.O.s

Forney City Council June 21 denies Vintage Meadows plats in ETJ and Forney Crossing at 548/1641/RR, OK's Farmers Market, approves early payment of road bonds, prepares to issue $2.5 million in Certificates of Obligations for road work.

City Council approves extra funds for roads, denies new gazebo at Bell Park

Forney City Council June 07 meeting approved higher costs for Redbud improvements, denies $ for Bell Park gazebo, approved a new Comprehensive Plan.

Board of Adjustments says yes and no to Raising Cane's

Forney Board of Adjustments grants Raising Cane's a variance for landscape buffers, but denies variances to allow for the companies mural.

P&Z approves Farmers Market, barely approves ETJ subdivision, does not approve Lucky 3

The June 02 P&Z approves changes for a Farmers Market at 210 E. Broad, approved plat for Vintage Meadows on 741, barely approved extension for Lakewood Trails on 741, approved car wash for Enterprise auto rentals, did not approve plat for Lucky Three at 688 & 548.

May 24, 2016 Primary Election Run-offs

Republican and Democrat runoff election, early voting May 16-20, election day May 24.

City Council OK's motorcycle dealer, 380 agreement, proceeds w/ annexation

Forney City Council approves C.U.P. for Indian motorcycle dealership, increases home sizes on lots, signs up for a 380 agreement with First Texas Homes.

Forney EDC teaches HOT, deals with building issues

Forney EDC teaches local non-profits about the HOT funds process, considers roof leaks at 106 Main, approves moving Turkey Trax, relocation funds for Emergicon.

P&Z approves Indian Motorcycle dealer, larger homes & lot sizes, animal shelter

The Forney P&Z approved a C.U.P. for an Indian Motorcycle dealer, replat at Chestnut & Broad, larger homes on lots and larger lot sizes, and the plans for the new animal shelter.

City Council meeting awards, update on 460 / Broad ramps revisions

Mayor Wilson proclaims May as Motorcyle Safety Awareness Month, presents NTCOG "Hot Stuff Award" to Forney Fire Dept., hears an update on the planned revisions of the FM460 / Broad St. ramps, then holds a very lengthy executive session to consider City Manager and City Attorney applicants.

Park Board considers replacing Bell Park Gazebo

The Forney Park Board April 20 meeting considers replacing the Bell Park gazebo, and other CIP projects to improve parks.

City Council honors local Cadet, presents yet another Budget Award

During its April 19, 2016 meeting the Forney City Council recognized West Point - bound Cadet Kaden Kinnart, presented financial staff with a GFOAT award; approved changes allowing Enterprise Rental to be next to McDonalds; granted 8 month extension for planning on the recently sold property at FM548 & Hwy 80 which will contain two national chain restaurants.

April 5, 2016 City Council approves "in God we trust" on vehicles

Forney City Council approves adding "in God we trust" to vehicles, annexing NextEra power company, negotiating with Markout WSC, but denied downtown craft beer and wine store.

Fireworks in the Pumphouse - Talty & Markout WSC information meeting & Vote

On March 29, 2016 Markout WSC held an informative meeting to explain their decision to allow members to vote on merging with Talty WSC. It was very well attended, and quite lively. On April 12, Markout members voted down the merger.

City Council March 15 Approves new shopping center

Council approves amended zoning re: parking in driveways; adds Farmers Market to approved uses; is introduced to the idea of taking ownership of part of FM740; reluctantly approves new shopping center at FM1641/FM548/RR tracks.

2015 May Election for City, FISD

Sample Ballots and Results for Elections for City council and Mayor, and FISD held on May 09, 2015.

Forney City Council Sep. 2 lowers taxes, debates Booker T. building, accepts land for new fire station

Forney Council held a workshop regarding the fate of the recently purchased Booker T. Washington school building, adopted new budget which lowers taxes 2.5 cents, accepted 4.33 acres in Meadow Ridge for a future fire station, and had a second visit by a resident seeking ordinance enforcement.