It seems that finally someone at Forney City Hall is listening to the concerns of the citizens.
The March 6, 2018 City Council Agenda reveals that the council will “discuss and consider action on an Ordinance amending Chapter 1 of the City Code of Ordinances by adding Article 1.12 Code of Ethics for City Officials and City Employees.”
City Attorney Jon Thatcher will present the item which is intended to “tie-in with the City’s Mission, Vision and Values: City Officials and Employees should adhere to strong principles of Accountability and Leadership”.
After issuing a public statement on Facebook regarding the Gateway Project and the Forney City Council, an overwhelming number of Forney residents have decided to support Mayor Rick Wilson is his decision to stand up and "Fight for Forney."
The taxpayers living in Forney have much to be concerned about, and they have every right to believe whomever they choose in regard to the residential growth currently underway across their community.
While the residents of Forney are still digesting the facts surrounding the City Council’s Monday night meeting with the developers of the Gateway project, they should bear in mind that three sub-division site plans are scheduled for approval by the Forney Planning & Zoning Commission, tonight.
On Monday night the Forney City Council gathered the council appointed members of the Planning & Zoning Commission, the EDC Board, the Parks Board and the Tax Increment Finance (TIF) Board to hear a presentation regarding the future development of the Gateway project.
The Forney Independent School District Board of Trustees announced the hiring of a new superintendent for the District during a special called board meeting on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.
On Tuesday evening the Forney City Council approved $132,000.00 to cover yet another estimation error associated with the Redbud Street reconstruction project.
Residents in about 20 homes in the Lake Rockwall Estates subdivision have been displaced, and the City of Rockwall has worked with Rockwall County Helping Hands, which has secured temporary housing for the families.
On Tuesday night the taxpayers of Forney received a slight reprieve from the excessive spending of the Forney City Council when the council voted 4-1 to appoint Assistant City Manager Wendle Medford to be the Interim City Manager while they continue searching for a compatible City Manager.
As early voting begins, I wanted to share with you an incredible opportunity I had this past weekend. It was an honor to be invited for a private meeting with Vice President Mike Pence to discuss the future of our country and the momentum of our campaign.
On Tuesday evening the Kaufman County Republican Party held the last of three candidate forums formatted to introduce their candidates to the voters, and this event specifically highlighted the candidates seeking election as State and US House Representative and Texas State Senator.
Currently under contract with Strategic Government Resources (SGR) to provide city manager services to the City of Forney; Paul Stevens has announced that he has accepted permanent employment as the Deputy City Manager for the City of Rowlett.