Brooks and Metz Join Forces at the North Texas Municipal Water District

On Tuesday night Forney Assistant City Manager, Leigh Corson alluded to the recent resignation of Public Works Director Chris Metz when she requested the council appoint a replacement for Metz on the Fox Hollow Planned Improvement District Board of Directors. During the closing comments portion of the meeting, City Manager James Fisher officially announced Metz resignation.

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Two Careflighted from Sunday Evening Single Car Crash

On Sunday September 4th, 2016 at approximately 9:00 pm, Forney Police Officers, EMS, and the Forney Fire Department responded to the area of West Bound US Hwy 80 and the FM 460 exit in regards to a major accident.

The accident involved one vehicle which had reportedly left the roadway and struck a tree. Two persons from the accident were transported by air to Methodist Hospital in Dallas.

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Forney City Council Gets Down to Business

On Tuesday night after welcoming new City Manager James Fisher and new City Attorney Jon Thatcher to their positions, the City Council got down to business by reviewing the 2017 Operating Budget, indefinitely tabling the Raising Cane's site plans and by finalizing the city’s very lucrative settlement with Luminant.

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Forney P&Z Commission Approves Office Building Next to Aldi

On Thursday evening the Forney Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved a 9,400 square foot building to be built next to the Aldi grocery store, near the intersection of F.M. 548 and Ridgecrest Road.

Local developer Forney 548 Retail LLC, recently requested P&Z Commission approval to construct the building which is tentatively named the Ridgecrest Center Addition.

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Secretary of State Kicks Off Vote Texas Campaign

Texas Secretary of State Carlos H. Cascos unveiled the state’s voter education campaign today to a University of Texas at Austin undergraduate American history class of future and first-time voters. '

Vote Texas is a statewide, bilingual effort to engage voters through the Nov. 8 general election about the state’s photo ID requirements and additional options for voters who cannot obtain an approved photo ID, mandated by court order.

“I’m excited to kick off Vote Texas with these first-time and future voters who are the cornerstone of our democracy,” Cascos said.

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Forney Police Respond to FM 1641 Head On Collision

On Friday September 2nd, 2016 at approximately 4:00 pm, Forney Police Officers, Forney Fire Department, and CareFlite Emergency Medical Services responded to the area of FM 1641 and Gateway Boulevard in reference to a major accident. It was reported to Forney Dispatch as being a 2 vehicle head on collision. There was one fatality located at the scene upon arrival.

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