Forney news

City appoints new Interim City Manager

During an early Oct. 03, 2017 meeting, city council awarded bid for Broad St project, discussed getting home earlier, appointed Mike Alexander as Interim CM.

Council re-terminates Markout Service Agreement

During a special meeting on June 26, 2017, the Forney City Council convened for about 2 minutes to again approve terminating the Service and Maintenance agreement with Markout WSC. After adjournment, the sizeable assembled crowd expressed displeasure with the decision.

City Council considers Road Agreement with County

Feb. 02, 2017 meeting considers interlocal road agreement with county; wrecker service; FEDC board appointment; High Point Water contract.

City Council moves forward with ETJ annexation planning, insurance contrib's for retirees

Forney City Council proclaims Rick Barnes day; approves variance for Bubble & Squeak; determines retiree insurance benefits contributions; approves modified ETJ annexation plan after residents' input; approved incentive for Hampton Inn.

Forney City Council awards $ to Food Pantry, waits on Fox Hollow PID financing

Forney City Council Oct. 04 proclaimed Fire Protection week, presented donation to Forney Food Pantry, debated requirements for official newspaper, tabled Fox Hollow PID financing.

City Council Approved budget and tax rate decrease, wants to settle TML claim and acquire Markout CCN

Forney City Council Sep. 20 met to approve 2016-2017 budget with reduced tax rate and more personnel, OKs the Holiday Inn Express

City Council holds Public Budget hearing, waits on Raising Canes',

Forney City Council holds a Public Hearing for budget, waits on TxDOT to consider Raising Canes' traffic issues, approves deed of property to Texas Lamp

City Council OK's ATV, does not annex power plant, delays Raising Canes

During a very long August 16 meeting, the city council approved ATV sales at new motorcycle dealer, approved a deal with Luminant/NextEra/FPLE power plant with cash and delayed annexation, approved reconsidering the denial of Raising Canes, but not until the next meeting.

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.


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