Council names Place 2 finalists, hears about flooding

June 15, 2021 Forney City Council considered a grant, plats, Development Agreement, Code of Ethics, board appointments, names finalists for Place 2.

FISD on the hunt for more new teachers

Mar. 01, 2021 Forney ISD Board recognized students and staff, considered pay for staff, hiring more teachers and slight zone change.

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Forney P&Z Oct. 17 approves plat including Aldi's

The Forney Planning & Zoning committe on Oct. 17 approves a preliminary plat for a new development which will be anchored by Aldi's, and has received an application from Scholtzsky's to be in Schafer Plaza.

Ampitheater inclusion into Entertainment Overlay District tabled

Aug. 2: After a lengthy debate with much public opposition, the P&Z tabled consideration of including the Spellman Ampitheater into the Entertainment Overlay District.

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Forney EDC Dec. 11, 2014 meeting - mostly executive re: Zanatas

The Forney EDC held its Dec. 11, 2014 meeting, which consisted of a comment and a closed executive session re: Zanatas.

Forney EDC April 09, 2015 approves downtown renovation money, moves to buy land

The Forney EDC approved 2 downtown Renovation Incentives, moves to do something about a utility easement downtown, moves forward on preparing to purchase the surplus TxDOT property at FM548/FM688/US Hwy 80.

Forney City Council June 17 2014 Approves Huddle House, incentive for Mama's Daughters, tables sign changes

Forney City Council June 17 meeting Approved a site plan for Huddle House, a CUP for consignment shop, rezoning a lot from SF-6 to GR, tabled changes to the sign ordinance, approved awnings up to 15' wide for outdoor dining, financial incetive for Mama's Daughters, proceeding with annexation of land, scheduling an update to water & sewer fees, and an awning at Crumbzz.

Special FEDC Feb. 26, 2015 meeting: 215 Bois D'arc and Crumbzz

The board approved $232,811 for the finish-out of 215 S. Bois D’Arc (former future Zanatas location), and considers extending the lease for Crumbzz for five years.

FM 548 RailRoad crossing is to be closed Jan 5, 9A - 5P

Union Pacific RR has announced they will close the RR crossing at FM 548 on Jan. 05 from 9A - 5P. You will have to detour on FM 741 to Holly Leaf, Chestnut, or FM 740.


Nov P&Z approves 7-11, considers Food Trucks and zoning for 2 more gas stations

The Nov. P&Z approved a site plan for a 7-11 store w/ 6 gas pumps; approved ordinance changes for Ice Machines & a C.U.P. for one; added a definition & annual fee structure for Food Trucks; approved zoning changes in the Fox Hollow PD for Neighborhood Services & Gas Stations at Monitor & 741, and at Monitor and 1641; concurred with proposed changes to allow for enforcement of private clubs regulations.

Train stopped on tracks Sat July 7 about 5PM

The train stopped on the tracks about 5pm July 7, blocking everything West of Chestnut, and will "be there a while" until repairs are done. Which happened about 11:55pm.

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Forney EDC Nov. 20, 2014 presents year-end budget,

The Forney EDC, during its Nov. 20, 2014 meeting, presented its year-end budget report showing revenue 4% above budget, and expenses at 0.5% above budget.

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