Council meets new Purchasing Manager, new policy

May 17, 2022 Forney City Council met new purchasing manager Ms. Castillo and new policy, considered many plats, EDC budget.

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Dec. 03 City Council prefers to keep all RR crossings open, grants alcohol variance for Zanata's

Dec. 03 City Council: Recognized Zacherie T. Williams for military service; Recognized Community Thrift and Value Center; Now prefers to implement the Quiet Zone while keeping all RR crossings open; Granted a variance for on-premises consumption of alcohol for Zanata's; Approved changes to employee health insurance, joining Fort Worth coop purchasing system, and amended Wastewater Contract w/ KDMWUD 3.

Forney EDC approves contruction at 106 E. Main, terminates agreements with Zanatas

The FEDC approves $12,500 for ADA construction at 106 E. Main, defers leasing of same, pulls consideration of items re: 215 S. Bois D'arc, approves a termination of the agreements with Zanatas.

Council honors Star Employee & Forney Messenger, funds for road-work, debates special events policy

The city council awarded Jennifer Clark the Star Employee award, proclaimed Oct. 17 as Forney Messenger day; approved funding for services from the Environmental Co-op and design services for Hwy 80 ramp improvements; reappointed Judge Margaret Spain; amended the ordinance for school-zone speed limits; prohibited parking on Justice Center Dr.; debated the special events policy; amended a contract to allow NFHS onto the wastewater system; extended the Fox Hollow PID agreement for 3 years; and amended the tax abatement agreement for the E.R. development.

Forney Parks Board Dec. 17 ends the year with heavy consideration

The Forney Parks Board ended 2014 with a lengthy discussion about where to start on the tricky subject of renting the Mick Spellman Amphitheater.

Forney Architecural Review Board Nov. 17, 2014 approves changes on Main st.

The Forney Architectural Review Board held a quick meeting to approve proposed building upgrades to 105 Main St and 117 Main St.

Forney P&Z Jan. 02 approves C.U.P. for private club downtown

The Forney P&Z during its regular Jan. 02 meeting approved a C.U.P. for a Private Club to be downtown at 213 & 215 S. Bois D'Arc, and tabled action re Banquet Hall at 315 S. Bois D'Arc.

Forney P&Z Mar. 10 approves second 7-11 store and Mixed Use rezoning

The P&Z approved a "south" 7-11 store at FM 741 & FM 548, in the Fox Hollow PD, and zoning changes for 29 + 57 acres on the West side of Forney.

FISD in near-lockdown mode for all campuses

The Forney Independent School District has stated: "All Forney ISD schools are currently in Soft Shelter in Place due to the incident at the Kaufman County Courthouse on Thursday morning, Jan. 31. Students will attend classes as scheduled. Students will not be permitted outside and visitors will not be allowed in the building."
So the schools are not quite in lockdown mode, but close.


Forney City Council Jan. 20, 2015 approves zoning for Gateway Parks and more.

The Forney City Council, during its Jan. 20, 2015 meeting, held four public hearings, approving rezoning for Gateway Parks at 1641 N. of Grandview, sign changes, Brooklyn Village modifications, then approved 11 more items.

July 2012 Primary Run-off Election Results

Unofficial results from Kaufman County & State of Texas


Forney P&Z Dec. 04, 2014 does not happen...

The Forney Planning & Zoning commission on Dec. 04, 2014 had an overflow audience, but did not convene due to a very rare failure to muster a quorum.