Forney issues shelter-in-residence order

March 23 Forney City Council emergency meeting approved a shelter-in-residence ordinance, effective March 25 at 11:59 pm until April 8,

Kaufman County Judge issues shelter-in-place order

March 24, 2020 emergency Kaufman County Comm. Court met to consider extending Declaration of Local Disaster and a Shelter-in-Place Order.

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2012 City Council Runoff Election

2012 City Council Run-off Election results show incumbent Mary Penn winning.

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May 07 2016 Special Election Results & Sample Ballot

Early voting April 25 - May 03. Election day May 7, 2016, Polls open 7 AM to 7 PM, see details for polling locations. Photographic Voter ID now required!

Forney EDC Sep. 11 2014

Forney EDC holds 2 executive sessions, approves lease extensions for Groovy's and Zanatas.

Forney City Council Jan. 7 meeting approves C.U.P. for private club

During its regular meeting on Jan. 7 the Forney City Council approved a C.U.P. for a private club at 215 S. Bois D'Arc

Forney EDC Mar. 12 2015 goes paperless, continues with Crumbzz

The FEDC approved moving forward with paperless agendas, and to continue negotiations to extend the Crumbzz lease agreement.

Blood Drive coming to Forney

Aug. 10, 2016 at 425 Pinson (Edward Jones) from 10 - 4, signup here.

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Forney P&Z Oct. 17 approves plat including Aldi's

The Forney Planning & Zoning committe on Oct. 17 approves a preliminary plat for a new development which will be anchored by Aldi's, and has received an application from Scholtzsky's to be in Schafer Plaza.

Forney Park Board Jan. 21, 2015 decides against amphitheatre rentals

During it's regular meeting, the Park Board held a lengthy debate about renting out the amphitheatre, and moved to not allow private rentals.

Ampitheater inclusion into Entertainment Overlay District tabled

Aug. 2: After a lengthy debate with much public opposition, the P&Z tabled consideration of including the Spellman Ampitheater into the Entertainment Overlay District.

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Forney EDC Dec. 11, 2014 meeting - mostly executive re: Zanatas

The Forney EDC held its Dec. 11, 2014 meeting, which consisted of a comment and a closed executive session re: Zanatas.

Forney City Council June 17 2014 Approves Huddle House, incentive for Mama's Daughters, tables sign changes

Forney City Council June 17 meeting Approved a site plan for Huddle House, a CUP for consignment shop, rezoning a lot from SF-6 to GR, tabled changes to the sign ordinance, approved awnings up to 15' wide for outdoor dining, financial incetive for Mama's Daughters, proceeding with annexation of land, scheduling an update to water & sewer fees, and an awning at Crumbzz.

Forney EDC April 09, 2015 approves downtown renovation money, moves to buy land

The Forney EDC approved 2 downtown Renovation Incentives, moves to do something about a utility easement downtown, moves forward on preparing to purchase the surplus TxDOT property at FM548/FM688/US Hwy 80.

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.

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