Council OKs bonds & CO's, delays HOT funds, picks city attorney, denies Raising Cane's

City Council met on Aug. 02 to select John Thatcher as new city attorney; approve selling bonds and C.O.'s; denied wifi water tower contract; tabled approval of H.O.T. funds; denies Raising Cane's due to traffic safety issues.

Board of Adjustment considers carport, new home setback

The Board of Adjustment met on Aug. 01 to consider a request for a carport on an existing house (denied), and to reduce setback requirements for a planned new house (approved).

City Council Special Meeting for annexation

Forney City Council holds a special mid-day meeting to consider annexation of 76 acres.

Blood Drive coming to Forney

Aug. 10, 2016 at 425 Pinson (Edward Jones) from 10 - 4, signup here.


Forney Park Board juggles youth sports field allocations

During its July 20 meeting, Parks & Rec. board assigned some fields to FYFL for practice, after a lengthy and lively discussion.

Forney Pokestops and Pokemon Gyms

Forney Texas TX PokeStops and Pokemon gyms

Forney TX - easy walking access to several Pokémon GO gyms and PokéStops in the downtown area.


Forney EDC approves HOT funds, budget.

During its July 14 meeting , the Forney EDC approved rather large amount of H.O.T. funds, approved next years' budget, and debated detention pond maintenance.

Forney Architectural Review Board approves renovation

Forney Architectural Review Board on July 13 approves renovation plans on Brooks St.

Board of Adjustment takes no action on variance.

The Forney Board of Adjustment failed to muster a quorum for its July 11 meeting, so no action was taken.

P&Z greenlights Raising Cane's after expressing traffic concerns

Forney P&Z thanked Raising Cane's for coming to the Broad St. East Addition, discussed the traffic problems it will likely aggravate, and approved the plans.


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