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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Early Voting for General Election Begins April 22

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On Monday April 22, residents can begin to vote early for Forney City Council Election. Early voting will be through April 30 and the general election will be held on May 4. Early voting will be held at the Forney Sub-Courthouse and the hours are as follo...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Family-Fun Wednesdays are back at the Wetland Center

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While your children are excited that summer is just around the corner, you may be having a hard time finding activities for them during the summer months. The John Bunker Sands Wetland Center in Seagoville, 655 Martin Lane, recently announced their schedu...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Eno’s Pizza to host Texas Cornhole League Tournament April 27

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The Texas Cornhole League (TCL) is coming to Downtown Forney. On April 27 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Eno’s, 215 S. Bois d’ Arc, will host a TCL regional event open to anyone who would like to toss some bags. The tournament will consist of...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Development Map Offers Look into 'Who, What and Where' of Projects

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Have you ever driven by a location in the City and wondered what was being built there? Or that you know a business such as Panera Bread will be coming to Forney but aren’t exactly sure where it will be located? We hope our new development map w...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Council Adopts Updated Thoroughfare Plan

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During the March 19th City Council Meeting, the Council received an updated draft of the Thoroughfare Plan. Lee Engineering, a firm that specializes in traffic engineering and transportation planning, provided council with the updated draft that the firm ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Forney Fire Department Accepting Volunteer Firefighter Applications

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The Forney Fire Department 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 a...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Kaufman County Clean-Up to be Held May 3 and 4

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The annual Kaufman County Clean-Up day, sponsored by Kaufman County, which is free to all county residents, will take place on May 3 and 4, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Proof of residence will be required, however the county will not be taking tv’s,...

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

City Announces Court Dates for April

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The City of Forney Municipal Court has announced its dates and times for court dates throughout the month of April. For questions, please contact the Forney Municipal Court at 972.564.7311. Any questions you have about the Municipal Court may be answered ...

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

NTMWD continues Construction of Bois d’Arc Lake

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Did you know that the North Texas Municipal Water District is currently constructing the first major reservoir to be built in Texas in nearly 30 years? After 15 years of planning and permitting, construction began in May 2018 on Bois d’Arc Lake ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Mudbug Festival to be Held May 11 at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center

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What better way to celebrate all things “mudbugs”! On Saturday May 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center, 655 Martin Ln. in Seagoville, will host the FREE Mudbug Festival and Fun Run. The FREE family-friendly ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Raising Cane's Volunteers Assist at the Animal Shelter

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On March 20, representatives from Raising Cane’s spent several hours at the Forney Animal Shelter volunteering their time to help our four-legged friends and from the looks of it, all parties enjoyed it! The volunteers not only spent time cleani...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Need to Update Your Passport before Vacation?

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Is your family planning an international vacation in the coming months and not sure where to get passports updated? The Kaufman County District Clerks Office, 100 W. Mulberry in Kaufman, accepts all passport applications Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. ...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Always Remember Call 8-1-1 Before You Dig

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Planning a project in your yard this Spring? Before you begin digging, Atmos Energy asks all residents to participate in it’s “I Dig It” campaign. This campaign is designed to remind property owners and construction crews to ...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Artisan & Farmers Market Returns to Downtown Forney in April

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The Forney Arts Council has announced that the Downtown Forney Artisan and Farmers Market is scheduled to return in 2019 on April 13. Featuring artisan-made gifts and fresh locally grown produce every second Saturday, the market will be held on the ground...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Loving Pup Finds Forever Home after Nine Months at Shelter

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The Forney Animal Shelter takes in hundreds of animals each year, however little did we know that one such arrival on May 15, 2018 would have such an impact on the shelter and our volunteers. On that day we welcomed Artemis, along with her sister to the s...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Movies and Acts Set for 2019 Concerts and Movies in the Park

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This year, the series will offer music that everyone can appreciate. We have music from all genres, including Elvis, Hard Night’s Day (Beatles Tribute Band), King George (George Strait Tribute Band) and many more! All concerts will begin at 8 p....

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Get the Scoop on Garage Sales

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As the spring season drags near, so does “garage sale” season. We get a number of calls a week asking questions about garage sales, we hope this information will help answer some questions. If you are interested in hosting a garage sal...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

TxDOT Project Tracker Helps Residents Keep Up with State Projects

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Did you know that the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has a project tracker online that has information on more than 11,000 TxDOT projects. Several roads that go through the City are controlled by the state, including FM 548, 1641, 740, 741 and...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

City Adopts New Curfew Ordinance

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The City of Forney has recently adopted a curfew ordinance for minors under the age of 17 that went into effect on November 15, 2018. Those who are 17 years and older are considered adults and this ordinance does not apply to them. The effective hours for...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

City Releases 2019 Recycling Calendar

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Find a space on your fridge! The City has released the 2019 recycling calendar for residents, which will again be picked up every other Wednesday. The City will alternate pick-up dates between Zone A (Homes north of Highway 80) and Zone B (Homes south of ...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

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

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

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Forney EDC Offers Demolition Grant to Promote Infill Development

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In an effort to revitalize and expand infill development within the City of Forney, the Forney Economic Development Corporation (FEDC) is offering property owners of vacant, underutilized and/or condemned residential properties the opportunity to demolish...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

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City Council meetings are open to the public as provided by the Open Meetings Act. Let your voice be heard by attending a meeting today!

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

City of Forney Proposes to Institute Annexation Proceedings

The City of Forney, Texas proposes to institute annexation proceedings to enlarge and extend the boundary limits of said city to include the following described territories, to-wit:

An approximate 7.034 acres of land owned by John D. Gibson & Sarita K....

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