On December 13, 2016, at approximately 5:55 p.m., the Forney Police Department (FPD) received an emergency phone call about a suspicious package located in the pharmacy section of Wal-Mart, 802 E. Highway 80.
Getting serious about controlling growth in and around the city limits, the Forney Tax Incentive Finance (TIF) Board of Director’s recently meet with Petro-Hunt LLC to discuss the progress of all Gateway projects.
On Tuesday evening the City Council took a brief break from their December council meeting to wish the citizens of Forney a Merry Christmas, as well as to ceremoniously light the city’s official Christmas tree.
After a national recruitment and lengthy interview process that included more than 90 applicants, the City of Forney is excited to announce the hiring of Robert Sherwin as the next Chief of Police.
Sherwin is leaving his position as Deputy Chief for the Dallas Police Department
For the second time in four years, rain or the expectancy of rain, has cancelled the City of Forney’s annual Christmas celebration, known as “Christmas on Main”.
During Thursday afternoons Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, FISD Fine Arts Director Mario Luna read the official announcement cancelling the event, on behalf of Forney City Manager James Fisher.
Designed for the sole purpose of promoting economic development throughout the City of Forney, the Forney EDC Board of Directors recently approved a second financial incentive for Latham Bakery and Deli, the proposed tenant of EDC owned property located at 106 Main Street in downtown Forney.
Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) released the following statement regarding his continued service as Chairman of the Financial Services Committee and Steven Mnuchin’s nomination to be Treasury Secretary;
“It was a distinct honor to be considered by President-elect Trump to serve in his cabinet.
At their last meeting, the Forney EDC Board of Director’s voted to split the cost of an FM 548 traffic study 50/50 with the Forney City Council.
While detailing the action item, EDC Director Warren Ketteman said “This was brought to my attention by Mr. Fisher, our City Manager.
Congressman Jeb Hensarling, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement on the passing of Fidel Castro:
“Today, the Cuban people have been freed from the grasp of a tyrant, but unfortunately, they are not yet free.
On November 22, the Forney Fire Department was presented with the “First Responder Award” by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) during the Texas Emergency Medical Services Conference in Dallas.
Last week a Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) project engineer provided the Forney City Council with a detailed update on the I-30 and US Highway 80 road improvement projects, which are still in the preliminary design stage.
Last night the Forney City Council unanimously agreed to authorize the city manager to enter into a Membership Agreement with CareFlight to provide medical flight services to the citizens of Forney.