Council holds annual Fox Hollow PID tax hearing

Oct. 01, 2019 Forney City Council met to issue proclamations, consider annexation, PID taxes, Drought plans, sewer service to Windmill Farms.

FISD approves lower tax rate and saving $2.8 million

Sep. 05, 2019 FISD and accepted $13k in donations, recognized State-level athletic students, awarded Coach Weaver, held tax-rate hearing.

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P&Z approves use for Epic Distribution (Carts)

Oct. 03, 2019 Forney Planning & Zoning Commission met to replat lots, consider ATV retail use, indoor kennels, new Gateway subdivision, new building in Schafer Plaza.

Council holds annual Fox Hollow PID tax hearing

Oct. 01, 2019 Forney City Council met to issue proclamations, consider annexation, PID taxes, Drought plans, sewer service to Windmill Farms.

Council appoints Charter Review, Hall of Honor committees

Sep. 17, 2019 Forney City Council Proclaimed Constitution Week, approved 2019-20 budget, appoint members to boards, a Charter Review committee and Hall of Honor committee:

Forney EDC re-approves funds for Christmas Light Attraction

Sep. 12, 2019 Forney Economic Development Corp. met to re-consider $200k for Christmas event, and some other things...

BoA considers ANBoT sign variances

Sep. 10, 2019 Forney Board of Adjustments considered American National Bank of Texas requests.

P&Z: Firestone, Day Care, C-Life, Gateway Parks

Sep. 05, 2019 Forney P&Z considers Firestone, Children's Lighthouse care center, Chick-fil-a expansion, C-Life building, and discusses changes to Gateway Parks.

FISD approves lower tax rate and saving $2.8 million

Sep. 05, 2019 FISD and accepted $13k in donations, recognized State-level athletic students, awarded Coach Weaver, held tax-rate hearing.

City Council to hold several Public Hearings

On Sep. 03, Forney Council will hold 2nd public hearing on the proposed lower tax rate, related to proposed budget that ends HOT funds for non-profits, increases budget for personnel, equipment and events; a hearing for limited annexation; a hearing for modifying the TIRZ.

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Council considers amending Gateway TIF/TIRZ

During its regular Sep. 03, 2019 meeting, the Forney City Council met to hold public hearings, consider: amending TIRZ #1, a slight increase for ATMOS Gas, a mediation agreement.

TIF agreement gets First Amendment

Aug. 29, 2019 Forney TIF/TIRZ Board considers amendments and annual reports.

Panera Signage variance requested

Aug. 29, 2019 Board of Adjustments met to consider a sign size variance for Panera Bread.

FISD holds training session, considers Use Agreements

Aug. 22, 2019 Forney ISD Board met for a 3-hour training session and a 5-minute meeting to consider Speech Pathologists and Use Agreements.

Parks Board gets Pinson Farm update

Aug. 21, 2019 Forney City Parks Board met for a Pinson Farm update (and Chester is doing well).

Council holds public hearing on budget with tax rate decrease

Aug. 20, 2019 Forney City Council holds Budget/Tax hearings, hears about HOT funds changes, considers Lakewood Trails, Hall of Honor, city library, dog park, limited annexation of 34 acres.

FEDC considers requests for funds

Aug. 08, 2019 Forney Economic Development Corp. met for a lengthy executive session to consider requests.

Council plans lower tax rate, nixes BBQ cookoff, adds new events

Aug. 06, 2019 Forney City Council met to set public hearings for budget, tax rate and FWSD #6 annexation, consider a charter review committee, consider alcohol sales at Spellman Amphitheater.

P&Z frowns on 'dollar stores' and low-masonry building

Aug. 01, 2019 Forney Planning & Zoning met to regulate "dollar stores", consider pickleball request, rezoning for a new church building, discuss the home on CR212.

FISD approves lower tax rate, gives Legacy Award

July 29, 2019 Forney ISD Board met to discuss student achievement, recognize Cheryl Mason and Skeet & Leah Phillips, approve lower tax rate, work some real estate, hire more staff.

Parks Board lays groundwork for non-resident fees

July 24, 2019 Forney City Parks Board considered park utilization, non-resident fees and Spellman Amphitheater usage for higher-profile acts.

Council gets recommendations for Booker T, Rep. Bell honors FD guys

July 16, 2019 Forney City Council met and heard update from Booker T. Washington Alumni Assoc., Rep. Bell honored Fire Marshall and Asst. Chief, council honored Keith Wilkins, considered paying some bonds early, pondered restrictions on breweries.

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