On Tuesday night the City Council was very direct with representatives from Racetrax Market as they repeatedly requested confirmation on site plans for the ten doubled sided fuel pump gas station, which is proposed to be built at the intersection of FM 548 and FM 1641.
Forney City Manager James Fisher recently provided the City Council with an update on progress being made to build a new parking lot adjacent to the Mulberry Park baseball fields.
After four months on the job, last week Forney City Manager James Fisher detailed for the City Council his reasoning for “reorganizing the departmental structure” currently used at City Hall.
On January 12, 2017, City staff received notification that a City employee at the Forney Fire Department has been diagnosed with mumps. Since being informed of the diagnosis, the City has disinfected the fire station in question and are notifying those who are believed to be in contact with this employee.
Listed as Action Item #4 on the City Council’s Tuesday night agenda, Forney City Manager James Fisher spent considerable time reviewing and elaborating on a long list of projects and developments that he referred to as “Opportunities for 2017”.
On Tuesday night the City Council recognized by official Proclamation, Forney resident Jaycee Lanae Bissell for “her dedication, hard work and service to her community”.
The Texas Education Agency released campus and district accountability ratings for the State of Texas.
On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 at approximately 12:30 a.m., Forney Police responded to the CEFCO Gas Station located at 899 Pinson road in response to a robbery that had just occurred.
Closing out the year, on December 21, 2016 the City of Forney officially posted two pivotal employment positions; one for a new Public Works Director and one for a newly created position for the city’s first Capital Improvement Program Manager.
At their last meeting the Forney city council listened as City Manager James Fisher proposed a Memorandum of Understanding be approved between the City of Forney and the developers of the Wynne Jackson residential development.
Last month the Forney City Council unanimously agreed to give the Forney EDC $250,000 to assist in the completion of its downtown parking project.
In June 2016 the Forney City Council approved a Conditional Use Permit for the Forney Arts Council to add a Farmers Market to their second Saturday artisan fair which is held in downtown once a month.