On Wednesday morning, Mayor Rick Wilson and several members of the City Council gathered at Forney City Hall for a meeting with Assistant City Manager Wendle Medford and TxDOT officials regarding the FM 548 driveway entrance into the proposed Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers.
On Monday, State Representative Lance Gooden (R-Terrell) announced his run for Congress before an overflow crowd in Kaufman County at a rally celebrating property owners’ victory in an annexation battle that has raged on for months.
Pending inclement weather or schedule changes, on Wednesday, Dec. 13, TxDOT will move traffic on the eastbound frontage road between Clements Drive (FM 460) and Pinson Road (FM 740) onto new pavement. The work will require the closure of the Broad Street/eastbound US 80 frontage road intersection for two weeks.
The City of Rockwall is now expanding the level of transparency and accessibility to its nearly 43,000 residents. The City has contracted with Dallas-based Swagit Productions to provide hands-free video streaming of key public meetings.
On Tuesday night, the Forney City Council voted 6-1 to approve the highly controversial site plans for a Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers to be located on the southeast corner of FM 548 and the US Highway 80.
Today, with support from conservatives across the 5th Congressional District and endorsed by incumbent Congressman Jeb Hensarling,
During their November 7, 2017 council meeting the Forney City Council listened intently to the results of an employment study which revealed that the city’s entire staff is paid considerably less than those in comparable positions in surrounding cities.
If being Charlie means catching the wrath of half-baked politician’s like City Council Member’s Shaun Myers and Mary Penn, then The Forney Post will gladly go “all in” to explain an agenda item designed to influence the youth of our community.
Apparently unable to remember the numerous times she has voted to waste taxpayer funds, at the last meeting of the Forney City Council, Council Member Mary Penn repeatedly claimed that the Council needs to be “good stewards” of the taxpayers’ money.
Last week the Forney City Council showed their ignorance by following the lead of City Council Member’s Shaun Myers and Mary Penn when they once again “put the cart before the horse” by voting to hire an Interim City Manager who has not been pre-screened through a background investigation.
On Friday afternoon at promptly 2:00 pm, Kaufman County Judge Casey Blair issued a temporary restraining order which prohibits the Mesquite City Council from moving forward with any further annexation meetings until an evidentiary hearing can be held on November 20, 2017.