The Friday afternoon February 17, 2017 deadline to submit a ballot application for the May 2017 General Election has passed for candidates seeking election to the Forney City Council and the Forney ISD Board of Directors.
Forney Mayor Rick Wilson will run unopposed for his second term in office as will Place 6 Council Member David Johnson.
Because Council Member Ray Stephens recently announced that he will not seek another term, two new political contenders,
On Tuesday night the Forney City Council appointed Amanda Lewis to the Forney Economic Development Board of Directors, and just two day later, Director Lewis sat down with the FEDC Board for her first official meeting.
On Saturday morning the members of the Kaufman County Republican Women (KCRW) were excited to welcome Dallas County Criminal District Attorney, Faith Johnson, as the Keynote Speaker at their February luncheon.
Recently appointed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to complete the term of former Dallas DA Susan Hawk, Faith Johnson is the first female African-American to serve as Dallas County Criminal District Attorney, and she is a Republican.
On Thursday night the Forney Economic Development Board of Directors unanimously approved the leasing of the EDC owned 215 South Bois d’Arc building to Eno’s Pizza and Tavern.
Friday afternoon February 17, 2017 is the deadline to submit a ballot application for the May 2017 General Election, and without doubt an interesting array of local politicians are seeking election to the Forney City Council and the Forney ISD Board of Directors.
Unchallenged at this point, Forney Mayor Rick Wilson will seek a second term in office and having fulfilled several campaign promises made during his 2015 campaign it seems highly likely that he will be re-elected for a second term as mayor.
Taking a giant step towards providing a new park for the residents of Forney, on Tuesday night the City Council was excited to unanimously approve the purchase of the Pinson Farm from longtime resident Leon P. Harp.
The 16 acre farm has been owned by the Pinson family since 1888 and is located at 900 Pinson Road adjacent to Forney's Best Western hotel.
On Tuesday morning, twelve Mayor’s representing the member cities of the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) met for a two hour Primary Group Meeting, and spent almost the entire time arguing over how best to proceed with modifying their water contract with the NTMWD.
Scheduled to open soon, on Thursday night the Forney Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors voted unanimously to amend their approved lease agreement with Latham Bakery and Deli in order to provide the owner with “first right of refusal” to purchase of the building located at 106 Main Street in downtown Forney.
Forney ISD will host Kindergarten Round-Up at all of the District's Elementary Schools on Thursday, March 23. Parents need to attend the Kindergarten Round-Up at the elementary school where their student will attend kindergarten during the 2017-2018 school year.
Forney City Manager James Fisher is excited to announce that he has filled two key positions on his executive staff. Wendle Medford and Ron Sullivan have both been offered and accepted the positions of Assistant City Manager and Public Works Director, respectively.