The Forney Economic Development Corporation was recently recognized for merit recognition in community economic development by the Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC). Forney was one of thirty communities across the state recognized by the trade organization.
Upon returning from Executive Session on Tuesday night, Forney City Council Member Robbie Powers once again broke the councils’ adopted Rules and Procedures for public meetings by using her cell phone to take a picture of the audience while in Open Session.
On Tuesday night the Forney City Council will discuss the continued employment of Assistant City Manager Leigh Corson within Executive Session.
After months it can finally be stated that the Texas Attorney General’s Criminal Investigation and Enforcement Division will investigate the City of Forney
Last Friday the friends, colleagues and family of Forney Police Chief Rick Barnes gathered at the Forney Justice Center to wish the thirty-six year police veteran farewell.
At last weeks’ council meeting, Forney Economic Development Director Warren Ketteman received council approval for a $125,000.00 incentive for the Hampton Inn development proposed to be built next to Lake Pointe Emergency Services.
During last weeks' meeting, Forney City Council Member Robbie Powers flew into a fit of rage after being told to shut-up by Mayor Pro-tem Ray Stephens.
The Forney City Council recently voted six to one to approve a variance requested to allow a craft beer and wine store to open at 425 Pinson Road, approximately 90 feet from the Dunkin Academy Day Care Center and less than 300 feet from the side entrance to Fellowship Baptist Church.
On Tuesday night the members of the Forney City Council voted unanimously to deny a request to change the Fox Hollow Amended and Restated Public Improvement District Development and Financing Agreement between the City and Bleriot Forney #1, Ltd.
On Tuesday evening the Forney City Council recognized longtime Forney Chief of Police, Rick Barnes, with an official proclamation in honor of his many years of service to the citizens of Forney.
Just before the meeting got underway, Forney Mayor Rick Wilson read a proclamation that recognized Chief Barnes for his thirty-seven years of service to the City of Forney
On Monday morning several dozen students enrolled in the school districts Law Enforcement Educational Program were provided the opportunity to question two Department of Public Safety helicopter pilots
The Forney Economic Development Corporation is proud to announce the addition of a new incentive program for the Historic Downtown Forney area.
The Redevelopment Incentive Program is a new grant for current and prospective downtown business owners to assist in the redevelopment of property from one use to another.
"Laura and I join the people of Israel and those around the world in mourning the death of Shimon Peres. As a young man, he worked for his country's independence.
For the rest of his life, he led it with a deep and abiding concern for his people and a commitment to freedom and peace. The Bush family will miss Shimon Peres and his grace, dignity, and optimism."