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Posted on: July 26, 2019

“Brews on Bois d’ Arc” Coming to Downtown Forney

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The City will be hosting the inaugural ‘Brews on Bois d’Arc’, a craft-beer inspired, live-music, FREE event, in historic Downtown Forney from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on October 5. The event will highlight the craft-beer trend and s...

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Posted on: August 20, 2019

City Manager Selects New Chief of Police

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After a national recruitment and lengthy interview process that included more than 40 applicants, the City of Forney is excited to announce the hiring of Mica Lunt as the next Chief of Police. Lunt will be leaving his position as Police Lieutenant for the...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Learn to Love your Grass on September 14

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The Kaufman County Master Gardeners invite everyone to attend their upcoming Texas turf grass management class on September 14 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Kaufman County South Annex Building, 3003 S. Washington St. in Kaufman. Join Dr. Chrissie Segars, a T...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Council Proposes $0.04 Reduction in Property Taxes for Upcoming FY

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During the August 7 City Council meeting, the council announced that public hearings would be held for the upcoming FY2019-2020 budget and tax rate. The public hearing for the budget will be held on August 20 and the public hearings for the proposed tax r...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Neighborhoods Encouraged to sign up for National Night Out

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On October 1, the City of Forney will be participating in National Night Out and would like to know if your neighborhood is! This event enhances the relationship between neighbors and first responders while bringing back a true sense of community. Further...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Construction to begin on Portion of CR 212

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On July 10, Lone Wolf Construction will begin a 60-day restoration project on a large portion of CR 212. During construction, the county road will be closed east of Gateway Boulevard to Kiest Drive. Crews will work from 7 a.m. to dusk and weather pending ...

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Posted on: June 28, 2019

City Releases Water Quality Report for 2018

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The City of Forney has released its 2018 Water Quality Report, the report is comprised from the period of January 1 through December 31, 2018. The report is available for online viewing and download at www.cityofforney.org/ccr. Printed copies of the repor...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

CWD offers Mobile App for Forney Residents

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Is it your week to recycle? How much brush can I put out? How do I schedule a household hazardous pick-up? Who do I call if CWD missed my house on Wednesday? All these questions can be answered on the CWD mobile app. Residents simply need to create an acc...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Reeder Road Closed for Construction

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The City is about to begin construction of a “new” Reeder Road. To do so, the City will close Reeder Road from the round-a-bout to the FM 212 connection just north of U.S. Highway 80. The City will close the road on June 24 and begin c...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Suddenlink Information for Residents

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In the past few months, Suddenlink has been installing new fiber optic cable throughout the City. However, this installation has had a negative effect on several residents. The installation project is expected to last a few more months in the Fox Hollow, ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

City Unveils Capital Improvements Program Project Map

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Several weeks ago, the City revealed its new Community Development map. Today, we are happy to unveil our newest map, the Capital Improvements Program Project Map, or CIP Map, which will provide residents with an in-depth look at all the construction proj...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

City Begins Proactive Spraying Measures for Mosquitoes

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The City of Forney will begin to proactively spray for mosquitoes on April 29, 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 harm animals. Residents will not want their pets and ope...

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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 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 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: 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 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: October 12, 2018

Your Local Government

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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: August 7, 2019

Notice of Public Hearing - Tax Rate

The City of Forney will be holding a public hearing on August 20 and September 3 to discuss the FY 2019-2020 proposed tax rate. All residents are welcome to come and discuss the rate at either public hearing. 

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Notice of Public Hearing - Annexation

The City of Forney, Texas proposes to institute limited purpose annexation proceedings to enlarge and extend the boundary limits of said city to include the following described territory for the limited purpose of assessing and collecting sales and use ta...

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