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.
On November 10 and 11, the Forney City Council held its annual retreat at the Lakeview Camp and Retreat Center in Maypearl, Texas. All City Council members attended and participated in a number of discussions, which will have an impact on the future of our City.
Last week the City of Forney held the first public meeting necessary to move forward with the Redbud Street reconstruction project and several families living on Redbud Street were shocked with the enormity of the proposed plans.
Proposed to be completed in six separate phases, residents living on Redbud Street and its surrounding streets need pay close attention to the project plans
The polls in Forney are currently experiencing very little voter traffic.
A flush of voters were reported shortly after the polls opened this morning however by 10 a.m., three of the larger voting locations in Forney were virtually empty.
Polling workers expect the turn out to increase throughout the day
Last week North Forney High Assistant Swim Coach Jason Thompson and a small portion of the Forney ISD Swim Team addressed the Forney City Council about their desire to see the city build a public swimming pool.
Lining up against the back wall and waiting through a lengthy meeting, Coach Thompson explained that the swimmers attending the meeting were merely representing the sixty plus Forney ISD students currently swimming for Forney.
Last Tuesday night the Forney City Council was again visited by a large group of area residents not interested in being annexed into the city limits.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today led a 15 state coalition in filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, urging it to uphold the religious freedom of students in the Birdville Independent School District (BISD).
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.