Forney taxpayers may very well get out their pitchforks and protest signs after forcibly swallowing the price tag
At Tuesday night’s City Council meeting twenty residents from the Windmill Farms sub-division stepped up to plead with the council not to approve a 272 unit apartment complex proposed to be built right between the main entrance to their development and the Forney city limits.
Having voted 4-3 to terminate the employment of former City Manager James Fisher, the Forney City Council has now entered into a seven page Severance and General Release Agreement which provides Fisher with a lump sum payment of $213,928.00.
During Tuesday night’s city council meeting, Forney Police Chief Rob Sherwin recognizes two members of the police department, Detective Sandra Rankin and Senior Dispatcher Paula Fitzgerald, for their individual volunteer efforts to assist the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
The residents of Forney who are paying attention and monitoring the actions of their City Council should make every attempt to step-up and attend the Tuesday night September 19, 2017 council meeting.
Hundreds of Forney residents have voiced their outrage and concern over many of the recent decisions made by several council members.
Therefore, its these same residents who should come forth and witness first-hand their council take action on 15 Action Items, including the passage of the 2018 Fiscal Year Operating Budget.
Last night the Forney City Council met to debate the administrative future of city hall within a closed session that lasted a little over an hour, and then returned to appoint Assistant City Manager Wendle Medford to be the Interim City Manager
At their last meeting, the Forney City Council voted to re-appoint Darrell Grooms as one of the two Forney representatives on the North Texas Municipal Water District Board of Directors.
A Post Editorial
Nothing would make me happier than to be able to report to the community in which I belong, that all is well in our house. Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth.
The implosion of Forney’s municipal government is finally at hand.
Four City Council Member’s, Mary Penn, Shaun Myers, Kevin Moon and Robbie Powers are currently overthrowing the managerial administration of the City of Forney.
Without providing public notice or reason, the Forney City Council has terminated the employment contract of City Manager James Fisher.
On Tuesday night September 5, 2017 the Forney Council held the second required public hearing to discuss the proposed 2018 Fiscal Year Operating Budget.
On Saturday morning a group of interested residents chose to attend “Coffee with the Mayor”, a casual group discussion that is hosted monthly by Forney Mayor Rick Wilson.