Council seeks assistance in managing federal funds, gets a TX proclamation for 150th

Nov. 02, 2021 Forney City Council had a visit from TX Rep. Bell, considered hiring consultants to spend federal money, expanding Platform 80-20 agreement, project King Kong.

FISD prep's for even more growth, Elementary #10

Nov. 08, 2021 Forney ISD Board considered outfitting new campuses, selling a pile of bonds, get FIRST score

Latest News and Events

Forney EDC June 12 2014 approves incentive for Mama's Daughters, reviews prelim budget

The Forney EDC during its regular meeting on June 12, 2014 approved a financial incentive for Mama's Daughters Diner Forney of $35,900; reviewed a preliminary budget presented by City Manager Brooks; held executive session

Forney City Council Apr. 07, 2015 removes 125-seat requirement

The Council removed 125-seat requirement for restaurants to sell alcohol; allowed for taller buildings; received a clean audit.

Council appoints Interim City Manager

During its Feb. 20, 2018 meeting, City Council heard about street-light options, MF near Kroger, brewpubs, Financial Audit, Atmos Relocation, & appointed Interim CM.

Dec. 17 City Council approves actions for Aldi, Kroger and snow cone stands

During a lightly-attended regular meeting, the Forney City Council approved a plat for Ridgecrest Center Addition, and the site plan for the Aldi Food Store which will anchor that center, Eagle Ridge Phase 2, changes to the Mustang Crossing PD, replats of the 211/213/215 Bois D 'Arc properties, awarded a bid for median landscaping, approved a contract re: Layden Senior Citizen Center.

Forney City Council Feb. 17, 2015 prepares to annex 57 acres & update city IT

Council takes first steps on annexing land near the power plant, approves presented IT Strategic Plan, approves funding for construction at 106 E. Main, does some paperwork re: Talty WSC, hears from Mr. Austin about streets and Ms. Gamble about traffic/safety problems.

Nov. 6 City Council revisits quiet zones, does a refi, picks a flag design

The Nov. 6 City Council revisited quiet zone options; refinanced bonds to save money; approved certificates of obligation for Mulberry Park; adopted a special events policy including a Spellman Ampitheater addendum; selected a new flag design.


Forney P&Z Jan 08 gets much public input regarding rezoning requests

The Forney Planning & Zoning commission on Jan. 08, 2015 held several public hearings, then approved Gateway Parks, Brooklyn Village changes, sign ordinance update to allow electronic signs and neon.

2012 City Council Runoff Election

2012 City Council Run-off Election results show incumbent Mary Penn winning.


May 07 2016 Special Election Results & Sample Ballot

Early voting April 25 - May 03. Election day May 7, 2016, Polls open 7 AM to 7 PM, see details for polling locations. Photographic Voter ID now required!

Forney EDC Sep. 11 2014

Forney EDC holds 2 executive sessions, approves lease extensions for Groovy's and Zanatas.