City announces new office hours

Operating hours at City of Forney offices will change beginning October 2nd as the city implements a compressed work schedule for employees. This change will extend the city’s daily operating hours to 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and will provide service opportunities for residents beyond traditional office hours. During the August 15th council meeting, Forney City Council approved this modified schedule intended to enhance resident convenience while improving workforce well-being.

"Our city council is dedicated to fostering a positive workplace culture for city employees. We view the transition to a four-day workweek as a creative method to enhance convenience and accessibility for our residents. This shift also presents a budget-neutral strategy to maintain competitiveness, enhance recruitment, and bolster retention," remarked Mayor Jason Roberson. "In addition, there are extra advantages like potential savings in utility and fuel expenses."

Hours of operation beginning October 2, 2023, are as follows:

7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday and closed on Friday

• City Hall (Utility Billing)
• Community Development/Engineering/Public Works
• Economic Development
• Parks and Recreation Administration
• Municipal Court
• Police Administration
• Fire Administration

Police, Fire, and Public Works emergency on-call services will continue to remain in operation 24 hours daily.

The City of Forney provides a variety of online services that allow residents to conveniently handle tasks such as paying water bills, applying for permits, and reporting city-related concerns through the MYForney app. For more details, please visit

Thursday, 2023, August 31