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.
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.
The predominately Republican citizens of Kaufman County voted in the 2018 Primary Election on Tuesday, and now these voters will closely monitor the platforms presented by several run-off candidates.
It seems that finally someone at Forney City Hall is listening to the concerns of the citizens.
The March 6, 2018 City Council Agenda reveals that the council will “discuss and consider action on an Ordinance amending Chapter 1 of the City Code of Ordinances by adding Article 1.12 Code of Ethics for City Officials and City Employees.”
City Attorney Jon Thatcher will present the item which is intended to “tie-in with the City’s Mission, Vision and Values: City Officials and Employees should adhere to strong principles of Accountability and Leadership”.
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."
The taxpayers living in Forney have much to be concerned about, and they have every right to believe whomever they choose in regard to the residential growth currently underway across their community.
While the residents of Forney are still digesting the facts surrounding the City Council’s Monday night meeting with the developers of the Gateway project, they should bear in mind that three sub-division site plans are scheduled for approval by the Forney Planning & Zoning Commission, tonight.
On Monday night the Forney City Council gathered the council appointed members of the Planning & Zoning Commission, the EDC Board, the Parks Board and the Tax Increment Finance (TIF) Board to hear a presentation regarding the future development of the Gateway project.
The Forney Independent School District Board of Trustees announced the hiring of a new superintendent for the District during a special called board meeting on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.
On Tuesday evening the Forney City Council approved $132,000.00 to cover yet another estimation error associated with the Redbud Street reconstruction project.
Residents in about 20 homes in the Lake Rockwall Estates subdivision have been displaced, and the City of Rockwall has worked with Rockwall County Helping Hands, which has secured temporary housing for the families.