City Council

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Meetings
  • Times posted on the agenda
  • First and third Tuesday each month
  • City Hall
    101 E. Main St.
    Forney, TX 75126
Council meetings are open to the public as provided by the Open Meetings Act (Government Code, Chapter 551).
Rick Wilson

Rick Wilson

Mayor

Term Expires: 2019

Rick Wilson was elected Mayor in May 2015 and re-elected in 2017. As a local businessman, he owns and operates Classic Industries.
Cory McGee

Cory MCGee

Forney City Council Place 1

Term Expires: 2018

Cory McGee was appointed to the City Council in December 2015 and was first elected to the City Council in May 2016.

Cory was raised in Dallas and Mesquite, graduated from North Mesquite HS in 1996. Cory is a Commercial Fleet Manager for Huffines. Cory has served as the Director of Baseball for the Forney Youth Baseball Association since 2011. Cory served on the City of Forney Parks board in 2015.

Cory is looking forward to working with the Mayor and his fellow Council members while fulfilling a strong desire to serve his fellow citizens.

Cory and his family have lived in Forney since 2006. He and his wife Alisha have 2 children.




Shaun Myers

Shaun Myers

Forney City Council place 2

Term Expires: 2019

Shaun Myers was first elected to the City Council in 2017. 

I grew up in Mesquite and Irving. My wife and I moved to Forney in 2003. I've owned my own building automation graphics business for twelve years. My wife and I have three beautiful children. My goals are to increase commercial growth in Forney, improve traffic flow throughout our community, improve communication between our city government and our citizens, and to ensure we are fiscally responsible. I am honored to have been elected by the great citizens of Forney and I look forward to serving you.


Robbie Powers

Robbie Powers

Forney City Council Place 3

Term Expires: 2018

Robbie Powers was first elected to the City Council in 2006.

Robbie's goals are to continue to provide a community that is safe, with a family oriented infrastructure, and a city that is economically beneficial to our citizens and itself through attracting new business, as well as supporting our local businesses. Robbie would like to thank the citizens of Forney for allowing her to serve as an ambassador of this wonderful city.

She is a healthcare professional and works in the DFW area. 

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Kevin Moon

Forney City Council, Place 4

Term Expires: 2019

Kevin Moon was first elected to the City Council in 2017. 

I am married to Dina Moon and we have three sons and a granddaughter. Dina and I have a 17 year old who attends Forney High School and two other boys who graduated from Forney High School.

I have lived in Forney my entire life and I graduated from Forney High School. I earned my bachelor’s degree from the University of North Texas. I am a Senior Vice President of commercial lending in Dallas Texas and have worked in the banking industry for 26 years. I plan on being an effective council member by listening to the citizens, translating their concerns into workable proposals, and building consensus to implement them. I believe that elected officials set the tone for civic life within our communities and working together is most important. I look forward to working with our city staff members, Forney’s local leadership groups, the mayor and the city council members to champion a brighter Forney Future.

Mary Penn

Mary Penn

Forney City Council, Place 5

Term Expires: 2018

Mary Penn was first elected to the City Council in 2010.

Mary stated she enjoys serving the people of Forney, and that she feels some wonderful things have been accomplished in and for Forney in recent years. Mary stated that "Forney is in the midst of a great opportunity, and we just need to make sure we make the right decisions."

Mary Penn is a long-time Forney resident. 

David Johnson

David Johnson

Forney City Council, Place 6

Term Expires: 2019

David is a retired municipal government employee. During his 36 ½ year career he served in various administrative/supervisory positions with three Texas cities (Longview, Lancaster and Richardson). He retired in 2013. David has lived in Forney since 2003. He has served on various city boards and commissions. He was a member of the Planning and Zoning Commission from 2006 to 2015, TIF Board from 2010 to 2015, and the 2006 Bond Committee. His goals for Forney include enhanced infrastructure maintenance, improved intergovernmental relations with other governmental/educational entities in Forney and Kaufman County, and diversified economic development. 

Other rules of meeting procedure are established by the City Council and are not subject to Roberts Rules of Order, although the council follows similar procedure. The City Council may act by ordinance, resolution or motion.

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Members


The City Council is the legislative body for the City of Forney. Seven council members, including a mayor, are elected at-large by the registered voters of the City of Forney. Current members include:
City Council members are elected for staggered 2-year terms.

While the City Council is elected by place number, the number is for candidacy purposes only and each member represents the entire population of Forney.

About the Council


Among other authorities granted by state law and the Home Rule Charter adopted by the citizens of Forney, the City Council:
  • Adopts the annual budget
  • Annexes property into the city limits
  • Appoints the City Manager, City Secretary, City Attorney, and Municipal Court Judges
  • Approves certain city expenditures
  • Awards contracts and bids
  • Establishes development standards
  • Makes appointments to boards and committees
  • Regulates zoning
  • Sets the annual property tax rate for the City of Forney