On Tuesday night the Forney City Council once again folded to legal threats made by an uncompromising land developer when they ultimately voted 3-2 to approve the Trinity Crossing residential development being built on FM 460 (Clements Road).
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In an attempt to prevent another development of Cracker-Jack size homes, last week the Forney Planning and Zoning Commission voted 5-2 to deny the final plat permit requested for the Gateway Park Phase 7 residential addition.
Unfortunately the worst fear of Forney taxpayer’s was realized on Thursday evening when the City Council publicly received audit results confirming that the developer of the Gateway Project is requesting repayment of $44,249,226.98 in infrastructure cost.
On Thursday afternoon the members of the Forney Chamber of Commerce were provided an in-depth update on the current status of retail growth in the city by Forney Economic Development Executive Director Warren Ketteman.
On Tuesday night Forney’s Interim City Manager Wendle Medford provided the council with an update on the progress being made on the reconstruction of Redbud Street.
On Tuesday night during his bi-monthly City Manager’s Report, Interim City Manager Wendle Medford announced that the Council will hold a joint meeting with the TIF Board on Thursday evening April 12, 2018.
After years of covert spending and awarding contracts that didn’t adhere to fair bidding practices, the Forney City Council has finally taken a giant step towards self-regulation
The community of Forney and the Forney Independent School District continue to experience a great deal of growth in population and student enrollment.