On May 1, 2018 the City Council recognized “Victorian Village” as a new tax directive project of the Forney Economic Development Corporation, and agreed to sell a 5-acre tract of land located at the corner of Chestnut and Main Streets to the Garrett Moore Company.
Last night the Forney City Council unanimously chose to authorize Capital Improvement Projects Director Candy McQuiston to proceed with advertising and collecting bids for the Redbud Street Roadway Reconstruction Project.
Forney homeowners living on Redbud Street will soon find their street and lawns strewn with construction equipment as Council Member Mary Penn moves forward with her “pet project”; the reconstruction of the sewer system and roadway on Redbud Street.
Homeowners living near Lovers Lane in Forney will be relieved to hear that four members of the Planning and Zoning Commission clearly had their best interest in mind when they voted 4-3 to deny approval of site plans which would allow a cropping of 146 houses to totally surround the century’s old Crenshaw farm.
After a nation-wide search, the Forney City Council voted to appoint Tony Carson as the new City Manager of Forney during the June 28 special meeting. Carson is currently serving as the City Manager in Pekin, Illinois, having been with the City of Pekin since November 2016.
The City of Forney is excited to launch an application software called MyGov, that will make meaningful changes to the permit, inspection and contractor registration process.
In an effort to beautify Forney, the City Council recently amended the City’s Code of Ordinances in order to improve the visible storage and removal of scrap tires.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will hold a public meeting next week regarding a feasibility and alignment study on SH 34 from FM 2578 in Terrell to SH 243 in Kaufman.
The public meeting will be held from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, June 28, at Kaufman High School
On Tuesday night the Forney City Council voted to replace two individuals seated on the Forney Planning and Zoning Commission while keeping the entire Economic Development Board of Directors intact.