FISD recognizes students, organizations, get Safety Audit Report

Sep. 11, 2023 Forney ISD Board recognized students, partners, considered college MOU's, policy revisions, security personnel, heard Safety Audit Report.

Latest News and Events

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.

Nov. 04 2014 General Election & Sample Ballot

Early voting Oct. 20 - 31. Election day, Polls open 7 AM to 7 PM, see details for polling locations. Photographic Voter ID now required!

Forney EDC June 12 2014 approves incentive for Mama's Daughters, reviews prelim budget

The Forney EDC during its regular meeting on June 12, 2014 approved a financial incentive for Mama's Daughters Diner Forney of $35,900; reviewed a preliminary budget presented by City Manager Brooks; held executive session

Forney City Council Apr. 07, 2015 removes 125-seat requirement

The Council removed 125-seat requirement for restaurants to sell alcohol; allowed for taller buildings; received a clean audit.

Council appoints Interim City Manager

During its Feb. 20, 2018 meeting, City Council heard about street-light options, MF near Kroger, brewpubs, Financial Audit, Atmos Relocation, & appointed Interim CM.

Dec. 17 City Council approves actions for Aldi, Kroger and snow cone stands

During a lightly-attended regular meeting, the Forney City Council approved a plat for Ridgecrest Center Addition, and the site plan for the Aldi Food Store which will anchor that center, Eagle Ridge Phase 2, changes to the Mustang Crossing PD, replats of the 211/213/215 Bois D 'Arc properties, awarded a bid for median landscaping, approved a contract re: Layden Senior Citizen Center.

Forney City Council Feb. 17, 2015 prepares to annex 57 acres & update city IT

Council takes first steps on annexing land near the power plant, approves presented IT Strategic Plan, approves funding for construction at 106 E. Main, does some paperwork re: Talty WSC, hears from Mr. Austin about streets and Ms. Gamble about traffic/safety problems.

Nov. 6 City Council revisits quiet zones, does a refi, picks a flag design

The Nov. 6 City Council revisited quiet zone options; refinanced bonds to save money; approved certificates of obligation for Mulberry Park; adopted a special events policy including a Spellman Ampitheater addendum; selected a new flag design.


Forney P&Z Jan 08 gets much public input regarding rezoning requests

The Forney Planning & Zoning commission on Jan. 08, 2015 held several public hearings, then approved Gateway Parks, Brooklyn Village changes, sign ordinance update to allow electronic signs and neon.

City hosts Forney Food Pantry drive

Back to School Food Drive Flyer

City of Forney has announced its Back-to-School Food Drive, supporting the Forney Food Pantry, from August 15th to September 15th, 2023.