Council considers FTW5 zoning and plans - with 800+ jobs

June 16, 2020 Forney City Council considered Project Hummingbird (FTW5/Amazon w/ 800+ jobs), July 7 meeting, splash pad.

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

Parks Board again considers Eagle Ridge Ph. 4

Jan. 16, 2019 Parks Board heard another pitch for Eagle Ridge Ph 4 park land, debated requirements for Facilities Use Agreements.

FISD looks at remaining 2006 bonds

Jan. 14, 2019 FISD honors Keith Bell, considers donated land, selling remaining 2006 bonds, keeping Dr. Terry around.

Council considers NYE, +1,720 new homes

Jan. 08, 2019 City Council pondered adding New Year Eve events, debated allowing 1,720 new homes in Whaley Farms.

P&Z again considers retail center on 548

Jan. 03, 2019 P&Z again considered retail shopping center N. of Grayhawk, and Victorian Village.

FEDC approves parking lot grant

Dec. 12, 2018 FEDC approved grant for parking lot renovation, and a no-interest loan.

HOZ ARB considers 306 Center

Dec. 10, 2018 HOZ ARB meeting held a lively discussion about proposed changes to 306 S. Center home.

P&Z considers 1,700 more homes

P&Z Dec. 06, 2018 gets schooled, considers new developments with 1,700+ homes.

Council considers TIRZ % and Portable buildings

On Dec. 04, 2018, the Forney City Council debated TIF/TIRZ participation rate, & moving portables into city.

FISD prepares to expand

FISD regular Dec. 03, 2018 meeting approved zone changes, buying $2 million of Chromebooks, buying land.

Council Again considers Lover's Landing

During its regular Nov. 20, 2018 meeting, the Forney City Council met and in summary:


  • Small Business Saturday Proclamation
  • Forney Firefighters Combat Challenge Team Proclamation -
    Chief Townsend showed a combat challenge video.

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FISD hears public input re: zone mod's

During a special Nov. 15 meeting the FISD board heard from Brookville residents who are displeased with rezone proposal.

Parks Board looks at future plans

Nov. 14, 2018 Parks Board discussed future parks designs, debated Use Agreement, heard from Girl Scouts.

P&Z debates strip center, portable building request

P&Z Nov. 8, 2018 denied new strip center zoning, approved changes for older homes & RaceTrac, denied portable building request.

Council considers curfew, parking restrictions

Council Nov. 6 2018 approved juvenile curfew, downtown parking limits, paying for Fox Hollow sidewalk and Gateway Bridge expenses.

2018 Nov. Sample Ballots & Results

TX State results: HERE
Kaufman county: HERE

Statewide results at Texas website These results are derived from State results and are in no way official:

FEDC considers demolition grants

Nov. 01, 2018 Forney EDC considers developing grants for demolition work in downtown area.

TIF/TIRZ board considers draft plan

Nov. 01, 2018 Forney TIF/TIRZ Board considers Reimbursement Terms, along with Draft Project Plan and Reinvestment Zone Finance Plan

Parks Board approves Pinson Farm RFQ

During a record short meeting Oct. 17, 2018, the board approved an RFQ for Pinson Farm Master Plan.

FEDC awards several incentives

Forney EDC Oct. 11, 2018 met to award several incentive grants, and to say No Thanks to decorative crosswalks downtown.

P&Z Approves first step for Fireball

Forney P&Z Oct. 04, 2018 heard citizens opposition and approved rezoning for Project Fireball, denied Lover's Landing.

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