Council gets racism update, debates charter election

Jan. 21, 2020 Forney City Council met to hear about racism and corruption, consider public improvements, a day-care, new FISD campuses, changes to alcohol rules and city charter.

FISD prepares to have its own Police Dept.

Jan. 13, 2020 Forney ISD recognized Lexingten Phillips and All-State students, considered selling bonds, forming its own police force and keeping Dr. Terry around.

Latest News and Events

Council re-reconsiders Wellington Ridge

May 07, 2019 Forney City Council proclaimed a lot, heard about Cedar St. problems, considered a Gateway lease-only development, re-reconsidered Wellington Ridge, prepared to restore Lady Liberty.

2019 May 04 Election for City

May 04, 2019 General Election, for Forney City Council but not Forney Independent School District.

P&Z considers auto use request and ordinance.

May 02, 2019 Forney Planning & Zoning Commission considered Diamond Creek plats, changes for Deen Implement overhaul, Alfredo's Steakhouse, Caliber Collision, ordinance update.

Council considers Lover's Landing, Wellington Ridge

Apr. 16, 2019 Forney City Council proclaims Safe Digging Month, hears budget update, considers Lover's Landing, Wellington Ridge, FISD expansion plans.

FEDC considers another grant, plus future revisions

Apr. 11, 2019 Forney EDC considered a parking lot grant request, discussed grant application revisions and next year's budget.

P&Z considers new Gateway project, Grayhawk, Lover's Landing

Apr. 04, 2019 Forney Planning & Zoning Commission met to consider new school site plans, Lover's Landing plat, Grayhawk Ph. 4 and Avilla development in Gateway PD.

City Council - Kamryn Turnbow Week

Apr. 02, 2019 Forney City Council Proclaimed Kamryn Turnbow week, showed an interactive online map, held more annexation hearings, considered new Presiding Municipal Judge.

FISD hires more teachers to match growth

Apr. 01, 2019 Forney ISD Board met to discuss budget, recognize students, prepare to sell advertising, upgrade network infrastructure.

TIF/TIRZ considers 2017, 2018 annual reports

Apr. 01, 2019 Forney TIF/TIRZ Board gets a primer on Open Meetings rules, considers annual reports, gets activity report.

BoA considers sign variance

Mar. 26, 2019 Forney Board of Adjustments met to consider Great Clips sign variance, which needs to span tenant spaces.

Parks Board ponders Pickle-ball

Mar. 20, 2019 Parks Board considered Avilla Oakridge, Facilities Use Agreement modification.

Councils moves on with plans for annexations and roads

2019 Mar. 19 City Council considers annexations, Thoroughfare Plan, asphalt parking lots, Wellington Ridge PD, claim by Don & Laurie Cox.

FEDC considers more grants

2019 Mar. 14 FEDC considered grant extension for 206/208 S. Bois d'Arc, a grant for somewhere downtown, and another for a former day care.

P&Z considers Panera + new Wellington Ridge

2019 Mar 07 P&Z considered a downtown hair salon, Marketplace chain eatery, another apt. complex, cheaper parking lots, and Wellington Ridge.

HOZ ARB reconsiders 306 S. Center

2019 Mar. 06 ARB, with 3 new members, reconsidered modifications to 306 S. Center using plans submitted minutes before the meeting.

Council awards NPO's, considers Devonshire contract

2019 Mar. 05 Council proclaimed March for Meals, awarded Non-Profit groups, considered Devonshire contract and construction road near Grayhawk.

FISD recognizes students and growth

2019 Mar. 04 FISD recognized students, approved re-roofing Criswell, assembled advisory committee for long-term growth plans.

City Council approached by resident about sewage

Feb. 19, 2019 Council heard from a resident with sewage issues, considered Platinum Collision and Eagle Ridge Yet Again, went home early when Mayor stated they would not hold posted executive session.

FEDC looking for more stores

Feb. 13, 2019 Forney EDC considered a local business grant, made plans to hunt large retailers.

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