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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Utility Billing Rates to Increase in November

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In October, utility rates will see their first overall increase since 2013. The rate increases will be seen on utility bills issued after November 1, 2017, which are billed for October consumption. Water and sewer rates have increased by 10% from the prev...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Forney Historic Preservation League Offers Candle Light Tour

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What better way to spend a holiday evening that on a candlelight tour of the historic homes in Downtown Forney. The Forney Historic Preservation League will host the candlelight tour on December 9 from 5 to 9 p.m. The tour will consist of historic homes a...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Annual Veterans Day Ceremony to be Held on November 11

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In partnership with the Forney ISD Air Force JROTC, the City of Forney welcomes everyone to attend the 2017 Veterans Day Ceremony to be held at the Spellman Amphitheater, 241 S. FM 548, at 3 p.m. The ceremony will offer performances of the National Anthem...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Finance Department Acknowledged with CAFR Award

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During the October 3 City Council meeting, Mayor Rick Wilson recognized the Finance Department for recently be awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (CAFR) by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). The G...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Red, White and You Hiring Event Scheduled for November 9

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The Texas Workforce Commission will host its 6th annual statewide Hiring Red, White & You! job fair on November 9. The Hiring Red, White & You! job fair connects Texas veterans and their spouses with Texas employers that value the experience, disc...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Outdoor Ice Skating Rink Coming to Forney Community Park

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Residents will soon get to experience the Holiday season like never before in Forney! The City is excited to announce that they will host an outdoor ice skating rink for the first time at Community Park, 241 S. FM 548. The covered 66’ x 44&r...

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Posted on: August 29, 2017

10th Annual Turkey Trax to be Held November 12

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Sharing the Love Foundation is excited to announce that it will be hosting the 10th annual Turkey Trax Auto show at Community Park on November 12. This event was originally created as a way of bringing the community together and honoring our local veteran...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

ICMA Video to Highlight Growth in Forney and Surrounding Area

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Earlier this week, a representative from the International City and County Managers Association (ICMA), spent several days touring and filming promotional videos in Kaufman County. The City of Forney and Terrell will both be featured in promotional videos...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

“Exchange Zone” Open for Business at Forney Police Department

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The Forney Police Department have announced a new “Exchange Zone” at the department for residents and other community members to conduct online exchanges safely. The “Exchange Zone” is a location in the Justice Cent...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Forney EDC Established Downtown Loyalty Program

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The Downtown Enhancement Project has been underway for several months and is beginning to take shape as residents can now see all of the improvements that will be made throughout the Downtown corridor. Unfortunately, this project at times can have a tempo...

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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: 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: July 13, 2017

“Exchange Zone” Open for Business at Forney Police Department

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The Forney Police Department have announced a new “Exchange Zone” at the department for residents and other community members to conduct online exchanges safely. The “Exchange Zone” is a location in the Justice Center parking lot, consisting of three spac...

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