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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: March 9, 2017

Ribbon Cutting to be Held for Fire Station and Gateway Blvd.

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Join us in commemorating the opening of Gateway Blvd. and Fire Station No. 2 at 9:30 a.m. on April 1. Everyone is welcome to attend both ribbon cuttings. The first being held at the Gateway Bridge, followed by the ribbon cutting at Fire Station No. 2, 980...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

NTMWD to Begin Chlorine Maintenance on March 13

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The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) has scheduled a chlorine maintenance that will be conducted on the NTMWD Wylie, Tawakoni, and Bonham water transmission systems and customers’ distribution systems for the 28-day period of March 1...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

TxDOT to Hold Public Meeting for U.S. Highway 80 Improvements

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The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will host a public meeting beginning at 6 p.m. on March 28 in the cafeteria at North Mesquite High School, 18201 LBJ Freeway, to discuss the proposed improvements to US 80 from I-30 to FM 460. The proposed im...

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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: February 7, 2017

City Council Filings Update

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The City of Forney has received a number of filings for the upcoming May 6, 2017 General Election. This year, a general election will be held for Mayor and Places 2, 4 and 6. The following is list of election filings the City has received for each council...

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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: February 8, 2017

Enjoy Every Third Thursday at the Spellman

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The Spellman Museum has partnered with the Forney Arts Council for 3rd Thursday Evenings at the Spellman Museum, 200 S. Bois D’ Arc, on February 16, March 16 and April 20. The event is free and will have a different theme for each month, reflect...

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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

Youth and Adult Sports Leagues begin Spring Registration

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While it is hard to imagine playing soccer, softball or baseball while the thermometers are below freezing in January, a number of local sports organizations have begun or are about to begin registration for their spring seasons. The Forney Soccer Associa...

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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: January 4, 2017

Texas A&M AgriLife to Offer Two Free Classes to Area Residents for Spring Lawn Prep

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Is the green in your lawn weeds or grass? Do you have brown circles in your yard? How much water will my lawn actually need this spring? These are just a few of the questions that residents will have answered during the February 18 Texas A&M AgriLife ...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Forney Police Department to Offer Citizens Police Academy Course in 2017

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The Forney Police Department (FPD) will soon be offering a Citizens Police Academy beginning in the spring of 2017 for Forney residents (we need to determine if this will be offered to only residents). The FPD is currently in the process of developing a o...

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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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