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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Goodyear Chooses Forney for New Facility

Goodyear Website

During
the October 16 City Council meeting, the council was informed that the GoodyearTire Company, the multinational tire manufacturing company founded in 1898, has
selected a site for a new distribution center in the City of Forney. 

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

City to Host Redbud Pre-Construction Meeting with Residents

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At 6 p.m. on November 5, the City of Forney will host a
pre-construction and public forum for the Redbud Drive roadway reconstructionproject. This includes the roadway improvements to paving, drainage and utilities
from Pinson Road to FM 740. The meet...

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Arts Council to Host Wine Walk November 3

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It’s back by popular demand! On November 3, the Forney Arts Council will host the second 2018 Art & Wine Walk in Downtown Forney from 6 to 9 p.m. General Ticket holders will receive a glass and 12 tasting tickets. Online ticket purchases are...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

City Offices to Close for Thanksgiving

Offices Closed Website

All City Offices, including
City Hall, Community Development, Animal Shelter and the Layden Senior Centerwill be closed on Thursday, November 21 and Friday, November 22 in observance
of Thanksgiving. All emergency services will operate under normal ho...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

“Forney Community Cam” Project Aims to Help Protect Residents and Community

Community Cam

The
Forney Police Department is excited to announce its latest effort to detercrime in our community, the “Forney Community Cam” project. This project is a
collaboration with residents who have surveillance systems at their home or...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Community Park to Host 11th Annual Turkey Trax Auto Show

Turkey Trax

The 11th Annual Turkey Trax Auto Show will be held on Sunday, November 11 at Community Park, 241 S. FM 548, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. As in years past, the Turkey Trax Auto show will be a free-family event that offers music and live entertainment, silent auct...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Forney EDC Director Attends International Development Council (IEDC) in Atlanta

IEDC

IEDC is
the world's largest professional organization for economic developmentpractitioners. With more than 5,000 members across the United States, as well
as Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and other nations.  IEDC worksto help eco...

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Forney Arts Council Offers MakerSpace Class for Teens

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Is your teen interested in learning to code or have a passion in building and constructing things? The Forney Arts Council invites all teens in grades 7 through 12 to join them at the Ellen Brooks Memorial West Library, 1800 College Ave., on the first Tue...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Forney EDC Nominated for Texas Downtown Association Award

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The Forney Economic Development Corporation (FEDC) was recently nominated by the Texas Downtown Association for an achievement award, in the “Best Downtown Partner” category. Other nominated in the category include Friendswood (Friends...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Meet our New City Manager, Tony Carson

T.Carson

Why Forney?

I am very excited of the many opportunities that Forney has to offer. Excellent geographic location, a striving and growing housing market, great weather, a wonderful quality of life and most of all the friendliest group of people of any place ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Hiring Red, White and You! Job Fair to be Held November 8

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The Texas Workforce Commission will host its 7th annual statewide Hiring Red, White & You! job fair on November 8. 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: April 23, 2018

What is a Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones (TIRZ)?

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TIRZ. No, it’s not the name of the latest video game console, or a new popular sports statistic. It’s an economic development tool used by the City of Forney, which stands for “Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone”. Ther...

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