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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.