Last week the Kaufman County Commissioner’s Court received an in-depth report on the yearly calls serviced by the county Department of Veteran Affairs.
Addressing the Commissioner’s Court, County Veteran Affairs Service Officer Robert Hunter said "I expected this quarter to be significantly lower than the previous quarters of this year, just because last year this was our lowest quarter of the year.
The City of Rockwall has offered a service for many years for residents to streamline payments of their utility bills online. It’s convenient, safe and it’s free.
But there is another system that appears to be affiliated with the City of Rockwall, that offers to facilitate utility bill payment—and many residents have had problems with the service—so the City is urging caution when using Doxo.com.
The City of Forney’s first major roadway reconstruction project is heavily underway on Redbud Street in one of Forney’s oldest neighborhoods.
Addressing the Kaufman County Commissioner’s Court on Wednesday morning County Judge Hal Richards spoke of several changes he’d like to implement regarding weekly Commissioner Court meetings.
While speaking about court meetings Judge Richards stated “Pretty much everything in here has to do with my goal of bringing information to the Commissioner’s Court well in advance of the chance for us to take action.”
Place 1 Council Member Cory McGee has resigned from the Forney City Council effective immediately.
Council Member McGee was approximately half-way through his third term in office.
Attorney General Ken Paxton today was officially sworn in to a second term in office as Texas’ chief legal officer. Governor Greg Abbott administered the oath of office during the swearing-in ceremony held at the courtroom of the Texas Supreme Court in Austin.
On Friday morning the City of Forney welcomed the Garrett-Moore Company to Forney with an official groundbreaking ceremony in celebration of their joint project, “Victorian Village on Main Street.”
Soon after the New Year arrives Forney voters will discover which of their city council members want to be re-elected in May 2019.
Throughout 2018 the Forney council has faced considerable scrutiny over several costly development deals and now these same elected officials will likely seek re-election to further promote their political careers.
With the New Year quickly approaching it shouldn't surprise the taxpayers of Forney to hear that much of the news reported in 2018 centered around the $55 million dollar Petro-Hunt Gateway development project.
Last week the Forney Planning and Zoning Commission briefly discussed and then approved a site plan for a 1.2 million square foot Goodyear Tire center expected to be built by Petro-Hunt developers at the corner of CR 212 (Helms Trail) and US Highway 80.
It appears that longtime Forney resident and political activist Ray Myers has again stuck his foot in his mouth and embarrassed the Texas Republican Party by using his personal Facebook page to declare himself a “white nationalist”.
On Friday afternoon dozens of friends, colleagues and family members gathered at the Forney Sub Courthouse to wish farewell to Justice of the Peace for Precinct 2, Patricia B. Ashcroft.