The community of Forney and the Forney Independent School District continue to experience a great deal of growth in population and student enrollment.
On Tuesday night the Forney City Council contemplated approval of final site plans for the Trinity Crossing sub-division proposed to be located on FM 460 (Clements Road).
On Tuesday night, March 20, 2018 at 6:30 pm the Forney City Council will consider final approval of the Trinity Crossing sub-division, which is proposed to be built on FM 460 (Clements Road).
Earlier this month the Forney P&Z Commission reluctantly approved site plans for Trinity Crossing, a residential neighborhood that will consist of 215 Cracker-Jack style houses built on 33.186 acres.
As Forney residents can see in the below site plans and video,
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.