The City of Forney and Forney Fire Department are excited to announce that the department has been awarded a Class 1 rating by the Insurance Services Office (ISO),
On April 18th, 2017 at 1:28 am, Forney Police responded to CYA Guns & Ammo, located at 206 E US Hwy 80 due to a reported burglary.
On Tuesday night five Forney firefighters were recognized with Certificates of Merit for performing heroically on March 28, 2017 when they rescued two individuals from an aggressive swarm of bees.
On Tuesday night Forney Fire Chief Rick Townsend and the members of the Forney City Council officially promoted FFD Captain, Phillip Pyle, to be Forney’s first Assistant Fire Chief.
On Tuesday night the Forney City Council will convene for the first time in almost a month and apparently several council members still want to manipulate the manner in which they are required to communicate with the public.
The official agenda for August 1, 2017 announces that the council has moved the Executive Session portion of their meeting to begin at 5:30 p.m., prior to the start of the public meeting.
U.S. Congressman Jeb Hensarling released the following statement after the United States Senate failed to repeal and replace Obamacare:
“We cannot make meaningful changes to Obamacare without the Senate doing their part.
The Forney City Council will soon debate the 2018 Fiscal Year Operating Budget and there are a considerable amount of expenditures related to capital improvement projects, maintenance and upgrading of existing infrastructure and operational reorganization, which will need to be publicly vetted.
Weather permitting, the US 80 eastbound main lanes at Spur 557 between Forney and Terrell will be closed for construction of an overhead sign bridge beginning at 10:30 p.m. July 30 through 4:30 a.m. Monday morning.
Traffic will exit at Windmill Farms and re-enter the highway at the next entrance to continue eastbound.
The Forney Fire Department (FFD) was recently notified that the department would be receiving a three-year grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency that would provide a substantial amount of funding that would allow the department to hire an additional six firefighters.
City Manager James Fisher recently elaborated on the water issues facing Forney while discussing the budgetary needs of the Water and Sewer Department.
While detailing the departments’ expenditure requests, Fisher said “There are sewer cameras at $130,000.00. Transportation and safety stuff for our guys for $9,500.00,
Having conducted several budget workshops during the past month, City Manager James Fisher is now finalizing the 2018 Operating Budget in order to officially present the document to the City Council for approval.
Last week, Congressman Jeb Hensarling met with North Forney High School AP Student and 2017 Congressional Art Competition winner for the 5th District of Texas, Amanda Villarreal.
Villarreal’s artwork is titled “Friday Night Lights” and will remain on display in the U.S. Capitol for a year.