At their last meeting, the Forney City Council discussed design plans for a thoroughfare roadway to be built to connect the currently enclosed Brooklyn Village sub-division with the US Highway 80 service road.
Constructed of entirely rental properties, the taxpayers of Forney receive no residential tax revenue from the rental homes within Brooklyn Village, however due to the current state of traffic congestion within the city the city council will soon consider spending between $1.3 and $2.3 million dollarsREAD MORE...
Attorney General Ken Paxton today sent cease-and-desist letters to the Elgin and Galena Park Independent School Districts, asking them to stop unlawful electioneering activities that violate the Texas Education Code.
The school districts used taxpayer resources to distribute messages to their staff and the public advocating for or against certain political candidates.
The 2018 Kaufman County Fair & Junior Livestock Show was a success again this year featuring many talented youth throughout the county.
The fair is open to all residents of Kaufman County and those that attend school in the county. This year’s county fair entries included everything from quilts and canned goods to potted plants and pictures.
Dallas Blooms “A World of Flowers” celebrates week five with Asian-themed activities and international food vendors in the International Crossroads Village in Pecan Grove.
A large world map created from more than 2,000 vibrant pansies and three flower houses adorned with hundreds of petunias make a beautiful back drop, perfect for taking photos.
The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) officials assure the public that the processes used to treat and maintain the safety and quality of the district’s drinking meet federal and state standards.
NTMWD is conducting a temporary 30-day proactive system maintenance process that is accepted by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The maintenance period ends March 26.
On Monday, March 12, 2018 at 10:18 p.m., the Forney Police Department tried to initiate a traffic stop at E/B US Hwy 80 and Gateway Blvd. The offender refused to stop, and a 36 min chase ensued.
On Tuesday night, retiring FISD Superintendent Suzie McWilliams and newly appointed FISD Superintendent Dr. Justin Terry, provided the Forney City Council with the district’s plan to convert the Forney Academic Center into an Early Childhood Center.
On Tuesday evening the Forney City Council finally provided its citizens with a tool which can be used to see and hear how their elected officials conduct themselves as they administer the business of the city.
After issuing a public statement on Facebook regarding the Gateway Project and the Forney City Council, an overwhelming number of Forney residents have decided to support Mayor Rick Wilson is his decision to stand up and "Fight for Forney."
City of Forney Finance Director Deborah Wortham recently provided the Council with a quarterly update on the 2018 Operational Budget.