Council ponders a couple of difficult items.

Dec. 05, 2023 Forney City Council recognized Eagle Scouts, considered reducing speed limit, Smurfit Kappa water rate, Housing Authority.

FISD names NFHS stadium, gets new PD officers

Apr. 02, 2024 Forney ISD Board recognized students and staff, swore in new PD officers, considered NFHS Stadium name, 3% raise for staff, additional health staff.

Latest News and Events

Interim Fire Station 3 Grand Opening

Interim Fire Station 3 Grand Opening

The Forney Fire Department is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a hose uncoupling and new fire apparatus wash down/push-in ceremony on Saturday, July 1st, to commemorate the opening of its interim facility located at 12491 Windy Ln. The ceremony will commence at 9 a.m., and we extend a warm invitation to the public to join us in this significant event.

Tom Thumb Groundbreaking

On Friday, June 30, 2023, at 8am Tom Thumb (Forney's worst kept secret project) and Malouf Interests will break ground on a new grocery-anchored development located at 435 S. FM 548, Forney, TX 75126.

Council considers Bellagio PID and FEDC changes

June 27, 2023 9 AM Forney City Council considered Bellagio PID #1, and structure of the Forney EDC.

Forney ISD considers 2023-2024 budget

June 26, 2023 Forney ISD Board considered 2023/24 Budget and Tax Rate

Reeves Henry Site Dedication

Reeves Henry Poster

On June 10th, 2023, to start the Founders’ Day event, the city held a site dedication for Reeves Henry. There will be a new historical marker placed at the site in the future.

Council retains interim law firm

May 22, 2023 Forney City Council considered action regarding the City Attorney.

FISD Trustee Green resigns, Dr. Michael Idemudia appointed

At the end of the May 16 meeting, Trustee Barbara Jo Green announced her desire to resign, citing health and family reasons. The board accepted her resignation.
She then suggested Mr. Idemudia as a replacement - the board reviewed his resume, then approved appointing Dr. Michael Idemudia for the remainder of her term.

2023 May 06 Joint Election - City and FISD

May 06, 2023 Joint Election, Forney Mayor and City Council seats, and Forney Independent School District Board.

Seats that are up for election:
  • City of Forney:
    • Mayor (Amanda Lewis)
    • Council Member Place 2 (Cecil Chambers)
    • Council Member Place 4 (Sarah Salgado)
    • Council Member Place 6 (Jason Roberson)

2023 May 06 City and FISD Joint Election Results

These results are derived from Kaufman County results and and are in no way official:
May 06, 2023 Joint Election
Voter turnout: 4,399 = 4.64%
0 of 18 Kaufman County Voting Centers reporting

Council awards bicycles to 1st - 4th graders for Get Fired Up reading program.

May 02, 2023 Forney City Council awards Get Fired Up winning students, considered statement of support for Terrell State Hospital.

FISD people testify at TX House re: Rep. Bell HB 4402

April 20, 2023 Forney ISD staff and board member testify before the Texas House re: HB 4402, authored by Rep. Keith Bell.

Parks Board decides on Sports sub-committee

Apr. 19, 2023 the Forney City Parks Board met to consider sports sub-committee, Parks and Open Space Master Plan.

Council considers PD Officer camera / armor grants, food truck permit

Apr. 18, 2023 Forney City Council considered Food Truck permit, PD body armor and cameras, Parks master plan.

Council gets audit report, annual Racial Profiling report

Feb. 21, 2023 Forney City Council got clean audit, racial profiling report, considered Community Park and PD Dispatch projects.

Forney Chamber of Commerce Hires New Exec. Director

New Exec Dir Megan Adams

The Forney Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announces the hiring of Megan (Meg) Adams as the new executive director.

2022 Nov. 08 General and Joint Election

Nov. 08, 2022 General and Joint Election - Federal, State offices, and Bond Propositions for Persons living in the City of Forney Corporate Limits.

2022 Nov. 08 General and Joint Election Results

These results are derived from Kaufman County results and and are in no way official:
Nov. 08, 2022 General Election
Voter turnout: = 45.70%
26 of 26 Kaufman County Voting Centers reporting

Council approves new wholesale water contracts

Nov. 01, 2022 Forney City Council honored Mr. Webb, got an FEDC update, considered wholesale water contracts.

FHS Band Fundraiser

Forney HS Band Matress Fundraiser on Sun. Sep. 25 10 - 5

FISD names new schools, City Bank media suite

Aug. 08, 2022 meeting Forney ISD announced dedication of City Bank media suite (press box), and the names for four new schools.