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Posted on: April 28, 2017

City to Begin Proactively Spraying for Mosquitoes

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City to Begin Proactively Spraying Measures for Mosquitoes

The City of Forney will begin to proactively spray for mosquitoes on May 8, between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 6 a.m. The water soluble spray that will be used to fog for the mosquitoes, will not h...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Kaufman County to Host Clean-up May 13 & 14

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Kaufman County is sponsoring a county-wide clean-up that is FREE for all Kaufman County residents on May 13 and 14 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on both days. Forney residents and others in our area will find that the nearest county clean-up location will be t...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Celebrate Independence Day on July 1 at Community Park

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The City of Forney will hold its annual Independence Day Celebration at Community Park, 241 S. FM 548, on Saturday, July 1 beginning at 6 p.m. This FREE event will have activities for all ages including rides, food trucks, live entertainment and FIREWORKS...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Early Voting for General Election Begins April 24

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On Monday April 24, early voting begins for both the Forney ISD and Forney City Council general elections to be held on May 6, 2017. In regards to the Forney City Council, the purpose of this general election is to elect a Mayor, and Council Members for P...

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

2nd Annual BBQ Cook-Off to be Held June 2 & 3 at Community Park

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The City of Forney will be hosting the 2nd Annual Forney BBQ Cook-Off at the Spellman Amphitheater and Community Park, 241 S. FM 548, on June 2 and 3. This Lone Star Barbecue Society (LSBS) sanctioned event, will not only benefit the Forney Food Pantry, b...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Forney Fire Department Accepting Volunteer Firefighter Applications

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The City of Forney is accepting applications from individuals wanting to serve as volunteer firefighters on the Forney Fire Department (FFD). Historically, volunteer firefighters have played an integral role for the FFD. A firefighter, both paid and volun...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

State Senate Passes Resolution for Annual BBQ Cook-Off

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Later this year, on June 2 and 3, thousands of people will once again gather at the Community Park to enjoy both live music and barbecue. The 2016 BBQ Cook-Off was one to remember, with 60 teams participating and thousands more enjoying the live music of ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

City Meets with Downtown Businesses to Discuss Downtown Project

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On Friday morning, City of Forney staff met with local businesses to go over the upcoming Downtown Enhancement Project. This project will not only enhance Downtown Forney, but also make it more pedestrian friendly as more businesses and events become attr...

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

City to Provide Maintenance Services to Markout WSC

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The City of Forney recently reached an agreement with Markout Water Supply Corporation (WSC) to provide maintenance services for the Markout WSC system. Markout WSC will be compensating the City for these services which include, repairing small water leak...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

City Releases Movies and Acts for 2017 Movies & Music in the Park

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The City of Forney Special Events Department is excited to release the movie and music lineups for the popular Movies & Music in the Park events this summer, all of which are held at the Spellman Amphitheater, 241 S. FM 548. These FREE events are ope...Read on...

Posted on: March 28, 2017

City to Offer Paperless Billing to Residents

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The City of Forney will now offer eBilling/paperless billing to utility customers. The online portal will allow residents to sign up and receive their bill via email, while reducing the impact to the environment by going paperless. Along with the online p...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Atmos Energy Celebrates National Safe Digging Month with Competition

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Before you begin digging into your next project, Atmos Energy invites all residents to participate in it’s “I Dig It” campaign. This campaign is designed to remind property owners and construction crews to always call 8-1-1 b...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Forney City Council Vote to Adopt Building Code Updates

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During the Forney City Council Meeting on March 21, the City Council unanimously approved several ordinances responsible for updating the City’s Code of Ordinances. The approval encompassed the adoption of the 2014 National Electrical Code and t...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Environmental Co-Op to offer Free Paper Shredding to County Residents

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The Kaufman County Environmental Co-Op will offer two paper-shredding events to both City and County residents this spring. The first event will be held on April 29 from 9 a.m. to noon at Barbara Walker Elementary, 4060 Abbey Road, Heartland, TX and the s...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Sponsorships Available for 2nd Annual BBQ Cook-Off

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Would you like your business to be a part of the 2nd Annual Forney BBQ Cook-off? We are currently in search of sponsors for this year’s event! No matter the size of your business, large or small, all are welcome to participate! This state sanctioned compe...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Residents Can Reduce Chance of Distemper in Pets

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While we have NOT received any phone calls about distemper or any reports, we would still like to warn residents and their four-legged family members about the threat of the disease. Wildlife including coyotes, raccoons, and opossums are all extremely act...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Popular Oak Cliff Eatery to Open in Downtown Forney

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The City of Forney is excited to announce that the popular Oak Cliff eatery Eno’s Pizza Tavern will be opening its second location in Downtown Forney in July! The Oak Cliff establishment has received a loyal following since it first opened in it...

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

US Highway 80 Ramp Relocation Project to Begin

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A project to improve the US 80 frontage road and relocate the ramps at FM 460 (Clements Road) and FM 740 (Pinson Road) has finally begun after almost three months of delays. The project includes eliminating a 90 degree turn on the eastbound frontage road ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

Dates Announced for Popular Movies/Concerts in the Park Series

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The City has announced the return for one of the more popular events during the summer seasons. Beginning on May 5th and going through July 28th, the City will once again host the ‘Movies in the Park’ and ‘Music in the Park&a...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

City Selects New Assistant City Manager, Public Works Director

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Forney City Manager James Fisher is excited to announce that he has filled two key positions on his executive staff. Wendle Medford and Ron Sullivan have both been offered and accepted the positions of Assistant City Manager and Public Works Director, res...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

CWD Provides 2017 Recycling Calendar

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For some it’s easy to remember that trash goes out every Tuesday night or Wednesday morning, while some can just simply forget! Community Waste Disposal (CWD) has provided their 2017 recycling calendar, for those who don’t think about recycling, can print...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Solicitors Required to Have Permits for Door-to-Door Sales

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The City of Forney would like to remind residents that as spring nears, residents may experience an increase in door-to-door sales associates. If you do encounter a solicitor at your door, they are required to have a permit from the City of Forney. Permit...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

City Reaches Agreement with Careflite to Provide Service to Residents

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The City of Forney and CareFlite have signed an agreement to allow all customers of the City of Forney water system, as well as those households on a separate system serving City households to become members of CareFlite for $1 per month. This includes al...

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