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
On Tuesday night the Forney City Council is expected to once again attempt to turn back time by non-renewing the board appointments of several Forney P&Z Commissioners.
A few months ago it was revealed that the City of Forney has accumulated a $44,248,226.98 debt to Petro-Hunt developers for infrastructure improvements associated with the Gateway development project.
On Thursday night after consulting with Forney City Attorney Jon Thatcher and Interim City Manager Wendle Medford, Petro-Hunt Vice-President Alan Bain declined to publicly speak with the Planning & Zoning Commission regarding the development plans for the Gateway project.
During the May Planning and Zoning meeting the P&Z Commission agreed to postpone voting on an amendment that would allow Petro-Hunt land developers to “cluster” an unlimited amount of multi-family dwellings on the north side of US Highway 80.