City Manager Violates Open Meetings Act to Keep Upcoming Bond Financing Secret

On Saturday the Forney City Council conducted a public meeting at Forney City Hall to discuss many of the issues surrounding the city's future.

Public Notice of this meeting was published outside City Hall, on the city website and within the official newspaper of the City of Forney.

The Public Notice requirement, along with all the requirements established under the Texas Open Meetings Act, are required to be followed during the meeting


Forney Police Chase Suspect from Gateway Blvd to Wills Point

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.

The suspect vehicle was disabled near US Hwy 80 and 4th Street in Wills Point, Texas.

With the assistance of the Van Zandt County Sheriff’s Office, Texas Department of Public Safety, Wills Point Police Department, and the Kaufman County Sheriff’s Department, the offender was taken into custody.

Arrested was 36-year-old Aaron Woodcock, w/m of Rowlett, Texas. Woodcock is charged with MB DWI, MA Resisting Arrest, and STJF Evading. Woodcock was transported the Kaufman County Jail.

The Forney Police Department wishes to thank all the assisting agencies for their help and to all the Law Enforcement Officers who showed commendable restraint resulting in a safe conclusion to this incident.

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