Last week the City Council took a giant step forward in communicationing with the youth of Forney, when they unanimously approved a resolution officially forming the Forney Youth Advisory Council.
Earlier this month the Forney Planning & Zoning Commission denied approval on the final plat for Gateway Parks Phase 7. Therefore on Tuesday night the Forney City Council was legally required to take the plat request under consideration for final approval.
When classes resume following the summer break, both North Forney High School and Forney High School will be under new leadership with the addition of two new principals starting with the 2018-19 school year.
On Tuesday evening during the delivery of his bi-monthly City Manager’s Report, Interim City Manager Wendle Medford delivered an informative public announcement about an upcoming meeting before providing the council with several project updates.
Last week Forney Police Chief Rob Sherwin requested council approval to change the current speed limits on north and south FM 548 in response to the most recent Texas Department of Public Safety speed zone study of the busy thoroughfare.
Kaufman County Elections Department will hold a new election for the County Court at Law judgeship on July 21, 2018 as ordered by Judge Martin Lowry in Tracy Lyn Booker Gray v. Hon. Dennis Jones, in the District Court of Kaufman County, Texas, 422nd Judicial District, No. 99505-422.
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.