Because the residents of Forney are now being forced to watch history repeat itself, it’s worth explaining why their City Council has again hired
For the past few months the taxpayers of Forney have heard Mayor Rick Wilson express grave concern over the reimbursement requests
In an effort to again overlook a costly error made by former City Manager Brian Brooks, the Forney Council recently decided to simply ignore
The Keynote Speaker at the September monthly luncheon of the Forney Chamber of Commerce was State Representative Lance Gooden, who delivered an informative speech on several pieces of legislation recently passed at the Texas Capital.
The City of Forney will hold the official Grand Opening festivities for the city’s new animal shelter on October 7, 2017, and area pet lovers are invited to stop by and adopt a new friend.
In November 2015, the Forney City Council held their first ever joint meeting with the Forney ISD Board of Directors and at that time the consensus from both governing bodies was to build a relationship of mutual respect and assistance for the benefit of the entire community.
Because these two entities, the City Council and the FISD Board of Directors, are comprised of elected officials who have no reason to politically compete, one would hope that politics would not play a factor in the decisions these individuals make as they represent Forney.
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