Council agrees to (mostly) reopening Parks and City Hall

May 19, 2020 Forney City Council considered grants, new construction, digital library, reopening services, open meetings law.

FISD looks for normal fall classes

May 28, 2020 Forney ISD Board virtually considered budgets, construction bids and procedures, student programs and resuming a normal fall schedule.

Latest News and Events

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.


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.

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.

Forney City Council Sept 16

The Forney City Council presented Fallen Hero Day Proclamations, Certificate of Appreciation for Military Service – Robert Curtis Benford II; terminated a construction contract; adopted new fees for building permits, extended agreements for Zanatas (but not for Groovy's), made preparations to issue $5 million in CO's.

Mar. 01, 2016 Primary Election Results

Early voting Feb. 16 - 26. Election day, March 01, 2016, Polls open 7 AM to 7 PM, see details for polling locations. Photographic Voter ID now required!

Primary Elections May 04, 2014

Primary elections for both Democratic and Republican candidates will be held on May 04, 2014.

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Nov. 5 2013 General Election Results

County Road bond easily approved, new Justice Center barely turned down.

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Forney City Council Feb. 03, 2015 ponders infrastructure needs

City Councils' very short agenda still resulted in a full meeting with a presentation from Chris Metz listing the Top Ten worst roads in Forney, the likely future costs to the City to maintain roads and the time frame.

Second 3-board meeting for downtown redevelopment

City council, FEDC, and P&Z meet Oct. 8 to consider priorities for downtown redevelopment. Some items: sidewalks, RR quiet zones, splitting FM740/Bois D'arc through downtown, purchasing the FISD (old FBC) property, limiting the number of office uses, and generating funding for downtown improvements.

Forney City Council Dec 16 starts moving on Fire Station #2

The Forney City Council Dec 16 approved changes at Forney Fence Co, for downtown businesses, plans for for Cedars at Gateway II, expands KCFWSD #6 and items related to Fire Station #2.

HOZ ARB considers fence request on Bois d'Arc

June 24, 2019 Forney HOZ Architecture Review Board debated a request for fencing at College and Bois d'Arc.

Forney City Council Nov. 18, 2014 reappoints judges, approves contract for water line

The Forney City Council held a lightly-attended meeting to reappoint local judges, approve funding for a 12-inch water line, then held a lengthy executive session.

July 1 City Council approves early payment, watering violation enforcement, Trinity Street design

    City Council approved: early payment on a portion of "Pass-Through Toll Revenue and Limited Tax Bonds, Series 2008";a Resolution to allow for enforcement of the amended watering restrictions; a contract with Pacheco Koch Consulting Engineers, Inc., for the Trinity Street construction design; heard from Les Reynolds, who had suggestions RE: the 140th event; Held a lengthy review of the preliminary Strategic Plan.

April 20 FDBA Candidates Forum - Mayor Rozell withdraws from race

Candidates for City and FISD were featured at the Forney DBA Candidate Forum, which ended with Mr. Rozell announcing he was withdrawing from the race and endorsing Ms. Penn.

Dec. 19 Forney EDC gets Strategic Plan Update, considers FAC lease, approves purchase of 110 E. Main

The Forney EDC Dec. 19 meeting had a presentation by TIP Strategies & EDT Best Practices regarding progress on the strategic plan, updates on downtown development, a lengthy consideration of the FAC lease, and a visit from members of Share the Love. After executive session, approved the purchase of 110 E. Main St for an amount to not exceed $400,000.

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