Forney EDC

EDC modifies façade grant process

Forney EDC met on Nov. 02, 2017 to modify façade grant process, review strategic plan.

EDC approves more $ for downtown project

For Oct. 2017 the FEDC heard from Governor's office of Eco. Dev. and approved up to $50k more for downtown.

Council grants waiver, debates fences, wants to sell land

During its regular Jan. 16, 2018 meeting, the Forney City Council granted a waiver for a down-town wine tasting, approved permanent makeup use, debated fence ordinance changes, wants to incentivize land sale, held joint meeting w/ EDC.

FEDC prepares for "Project Big Deal"

During its regular Sep. 14, 2017 meeting, the Forney Economic Development Corp. met and:

FEDC allocates HOT Funds, extends deadlines

FEDC Aug. 10 meeting approved HOT funds: $60k for city, $49k for organizations: FAC, some for FDBA & FPHL, almost none for Lion's Club, zero for Garden Club.

Forney EDC grants incentive to new downtown gym

FEDC held a special July 20, 2017 meeting to amend facade grant on Broad, and approve redevelopment grant for a gym in downtown.

Forney EDC awards grants to ABS, Bush's Chicken

On June 08, 2017 the FEDC approved a grant for 325 S. Bois d'Arc and incentive for Bush's Chicken.

FEDC holds HOT funds class, approves settlement

May 11, 2017 meeting held workshop for H.O.T. fund applicants, briefed on FM548 traffic study, approved grant on Pacific, approved settlement w/ 548 Partners.

FEDC moves forward w/ Crumbzz building sale

Forney EDC approves $87k incentive to Racetrak, revelopment grant for 501 E. Main, soon to be Phillips Electric, and moves forward with sale of 212 S. Bois D'arc, the Crumbzz building.

Forney EDC to offer Crumbzz building for sale for one month

In Mar. 09, 2017 meeting approved facade grant for Wood's Transmission, and due to an offer for purchase, will place 212 S. Bois D'arc for sale, for one month, to seek alternative offers.


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